Affiliate Frequently Asked Questions
If I put in links now, can I start earning
commissions right away?
Yes. When you submit your application, we'll show you the different
ways to link to Sheet Music Plus. You will immediately start accruing
your commission money for any sales you send to us through your links.
How do you know which sales are from my
When your site refers a customer, we send their computer a "cookie"
with a code that identifies you as the affiliate. (A "cookie" is a
string of text used as an identifier). If that customer orders, even up
to 30 days later, we retrieve your code from their computer and credit
you for the sale.
I have multiple websites. Should I open a
separate account for each one?
You can use one account. If you would like to track each site's
progress individually we recommend that you set up separate accounts
for each site.
Will you accept sites that are not based in the
Yes. In fact, we have affiliates from over 110 countries and all
continents except Antarctica!
Do I have to have a website to participate in
your affiliate program?
No. As long as you plan to market our website and will not participate
in any spam-like activities, you can participate. We have individuals
and organizations in our program with blogs, myspace pages, and
free-hosted websites. We also have affiliates who concentrate solely on
PPC advertising or who communicate the program through print
advertising to their members. If you wish to enroll in our program
without a website, please provide detailed information in the comments
section on how you will market the program.
Do you have a datafeed I can incorporate into
We currently allow you to incorporate our data into your website
through a data extract program. This can provide key product data on
many of our catalog titles. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Can I buy sheet music for myself through my
Yes. You will earn commission on these purchases.
Do you publish any of the music that you sell
on your website?
While we are primarily a retailer, we do offer Digital Print
Self-Publishing for composers. You can have your original competitions
published in digital format on our website and earn 45% royalties! To
find out more, visit the
SMP Press page
for more info.
How can I make changes to my Affiliate
to make changes to your
affiliate account including contact and payment information.
Can I link to any Sheet Music Plus page that I
Yes. Just copy the URL of the page you wish to link to and add your
affiliate ID to the end of the URL.
Can I serve Sheet Music Plus graphics directly
from my website?
Yes. The only exceptions are the dynamic buttons that we offer to
highlight our monthly specials. These graphics are served from Sheet
Music Plus in order to keep them up-to-date. Sheet Music Plus graphics
are copyrighted and they may only be used on your site to directly link
to Sheet Music Plus. To serve our images yourself:
- Copy the image from SMP website to your server.
- Place image in the appropriate folder for your website.
- Rename the reference to the image so that instead of pointing to
the Sheet Music Plus servers, it points to the image in your
For example, if you wished to serve the small Sheet Music Plus
logo yourself, you might store the logo in the "images" folder on your
server. To show this copy of the image, you would change the reference
What should I do if Sheet Music Plus images on
my site are blocked by visitors' Norton Anti-virus software?
Norton Anti-virus software will block images being sent from a website
from a third-party. To avoid the problem, you can serve the Sheet Music
Plus images from your site directly.
Can I use my link codes in email or newsgroup
You may only use your link codes in email newsletters sent to people
who have expressly asked to subscribe to the newsletter. Using
affiliate link codes in bulk, unsolicited email messages or newsgroup
posts is often considered a form of "spamming" and will result in your
termination from our affiliate program.
Can I use my link codes in "off-line"
Yes, you are welcome to include your link codes in print publications
Can I advertise a Sheet Music Plus coupon code
on my website?
No. All Sheet Music Plus coupon codes, such as those found in Sheet
Music Plus ads or customer newsletters, specifically indicate that they
are to be redeemed at sheetmusicplus.com. For this reason, when
customers use coupons on our site, Sheet Music Plus is always deemed
the last referral.
Which web browsers are supported?
We currently support the following web browsers:
- Internet Explorer 7 and higher
- Safari 5.0.4
- Firefox 3.6.16
- Google Chrome 10.0.648.151