Earn Revenue by Referral: Promote WordPress.com, Jetpack, or Pressable to Your Visitors.

We’re expanding the focus of the WordAds program beyond ads to include referrals. Now, with the WordPress.com Affiliate Program, you have the opportunity to earn revenue by promoting WordPress.com, Jetpack, and Pressable to your site visitors.

How it works
1. Create an account at Refer.WordPress.com.
2. Grab your affiliate code.
3. Publish a blog post promoting WordPress.com, Jetpack, Pressable — or all three — and earn 20% of the sale price when your referrals purchase any of our products.

Revenue potential
As referral sales occur, you can track your earnings through your WordPress.com affiliate account. Here’s what you can expect to earn per referral. (Note: all figures are in $US dollars.)

WordPress.com

  • Personal plan: $36 annually. Referral payout per purchase: $7.
  • Premium plan: $99 annually. Referral payout per purchase: $20.
  • Business plan: $299 annually. Referral payout per purchase: $60.

Here’s a sample sponsored post plus a sample tweet you can copy and publish on your site to promote WordPress.com.

Jetpack

  • Personal plan: $39 annually. Referral payout per purchase: $8.
  • Premium plan: $99 annually. Referral payout per purchase: $20.
  • Business plan: $299 annually. Referral payout per purchase: $60.

Here’s a sample sponsored post plus a sample tweet you can copy and publish on your site to promote Jetpack.

Pressable

  • The 5 site plan: $250 annually. Referral payout per purchase: $50.
  • The 10 site plan: $450 annually. Referral payout per purchase: $90.
  • The 20 site plan: $900 annually. Referral payout per purchase: $180.

Here’s a sample sponsored post plus a sample tweet you can copy and publish on your site to promote Pressable.

Want to write your own copy for the post or localize it for your language and readers?
Great. Please keep in mind these terms if you write your own post:

  1. We ask you to write a minimum of 250 to 300 words of unique copy.
  2. Please make sure that the title of the post starts with the words Sponsored Posts.
  3. Please also include a disclosure line underneath the article that mentions the brandname, either “Post sponsored by brandname” or “This post has been sponsored by brandname, but all thoughts are our own”.
  4. Please note that all posts need to be clearly marked as sponsored, and associated tweets should be marked as ‘ad:’, using the first three characters of the tweet.

What’s the best way to promote?
1) Copy the draft post we provide and post it on your blog. Be sure you insert your unique affiliate ID so that we can track your referral sales. (Post about WordPress.com, Jetpack, Pressable, — or all three — the choice is yours.)
2) Write your own custom sponsored post — again be sure to include your affiliate ID so we can track your referral sales.
3) Use social media channels such as your Facebook and Twitter accounts to promote the products. For Facebook you can use the same sample sponsored posts above.
4) Need some sponsored post ideas? Be sure to follow the WordPress.com Blog, Jetpack News, and the Pressable Blog for the latest tips and new features.”

Any questions?
If you’ve got questions, write to us at using this form.

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