Frequently Asked Questions
What is an affiliate programme? An affiliate programme enables people who own websites to monetise them by promoting a merchant, using tracking links and marketing materials. In this particular case you will be referring players to bgo.com and when players are tracked to you, and they generate revenue, you will be rewarded by earning commission for those players.
Why should I join? It’s absolutely free to join bgo buddies and it enables you to earn extra money from the traffic that you get to your website’s
Why choose bgo buddies? There are loads of reasons to join our affiliate programme but the main ones are:
- We want to share our profit because if you’re doing well, so are we.
- We have an extremely knowledgeable affiliate management team whose sole job is to make sure that you are supported, and the campaign is optimised.
- We provide a compelling suite of marketing tools to comprehensively promote our brands
- Our comprehensive tracking and reporting system gives you complete visibility of all your campaigns
- As we’re an industry-leading product and marketing team, this will help maximise the revenue you earn being our partner.
How do I sign up as an affiliate? Simply sign up using our registration form, click here to register now. After you have registered the account, you will go into our approval process and assuming you are approved successfully you will be able to log in to your account at bgobuddies.com. When you log in you will then be able to get your unique tracking links and download marketing materials which will enable you to promote our brands. Once you have added the tracking links to your website and begin referring players, you will start earning!
Will it cost anything to join? No, it’s completely free to join the bgobuddies affiliate programme.
How long will it take to review my application?”We will aim to review your application within 24 hours during the working week, and any account registered over the weekend will be reviewed on the Monday.
Where can I read the terms and conditions? Simply click here to read the bgo buddies terms and conditions.
How do I know how much commission I am earning? bgobuddies has a comprehensive reporting system that will show you all of the statistics for your campaigns including, clicks, registrations, number of depositing customers, revenue, and commission earned, as well as a number of other things that will help you promise your campaign. We are exceptionally transparent with all the data because we want you to know how much money you’re making and how you can make more.
How long do I get paid for a player? We operate a life revenue share policy with no negative carryover so as long as the player is playing with us, you will be earning money.
How do I earn money? You earn money as long as the player registers an account with one of our brands that you promote through your tracking links and makes a deposit. Your commission will be calculated based on either net revenue or per first time depositing player (known as a CPA deal).
What will bgobuddies pay me? At bgobuddies we have one of the most competitive commission structures in the gaming affiliate industry. Our commission structure means that you can earn anywhere between 15% and 35% revenue share for life depending on how many depositing players you refer each month. We can also accommodate other types of deal structures, so to discuss this in more detail please contact us.
When do I get paid? bgobuddies transfers your commission to the payment method/details in your account by the 15th of the month.
What payment methods do you offer? We currently only offer affiliate payments by bank transfer.
What currency do I get paid in?We currently only pay in British pounds (GBP).
Is there a minimum payment? The minimum commission pay-out to your account is £100, and if you have commission owed lower than £100, then that will be rolled over to the following month until £100 commission is exceeded.
How do I add links to my website?”Simply login to your account at bgobuddies.com and go to the links and creative section. Once here, select the brand you wish to promote from the Merchant drop down menu (bgo.com, powerspins.com, vegasluck.com or chilli.com) then click on ‘Search’. You will get variety of creatives available for that brand. Then copy a unique link and paste it into your own website code so that when visitors from your site click through, they will be tracked to your account.
I have multiple websites, can I promote bgo brands on each?” – Yes! You are able to add multiple tracking links to your account enabling you to monitor each of your websites separately and optimise each campaign effectively.
How are players that I refer tracked? The unique link you create in bgobuddies and display on your website is embedded with your own unique affiliate tracking code. When players you refer visit for example bgo.com website for the first time, this tracking code is captured by a cookie that is stored on their computer when they sign up. Once they have signed up and deposited, you will see all the activity on this player’s account in the affiliate programme reporting.
How can I get access to banners and marketing tools? We have a huge range of logos, banners, text links at bgobuddies; all you have to do to get access to this is login to your account and go to the marketing tools section.
Can I request special size banners/content? Yes you can! Simply get in touch with your affiliate account manager and they will be able to arrange this for you. Click here
to contact us.
Reporting & Statistics
What reports and statistics are available? You will be able to run a whole multitude of reports enabling you to report by campaign, by player and most importantly enable you to split out all the data to be able to optimise any campaign, no matter what the source of your traffic.
What happens if my affiliate account shows negative net earnings? The net earnings could turn up negative on your account. We do not carry over negative balances from one month to the next.
What if I have more questions? If you have any questions not covered in this section or require any other kind of assistance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What if I have forgotten my password? Simply use the ‘forgotten password’ service available in the login page.