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Frequently Asked Questions

General

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? Bgo buddies is the official affiliate programme for bgo.com. There are loads of reasons to join our affiliate programme but the main ones are:

  • We want to pay you a lot of money 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 brand
  • 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 create your own tracking links and download marketing materials which will enable you to promote bgo.com. Once you have added these 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 bgo buddies affiliate programme.

How long will it take to review my application?”We will approve you application within 24 hours during the working week, and any account registered over the weekend will be approved on the Monday.

Where can I read the terms and conditions? Simply click here to read the bgo buddies terms and conditions.

Commission

How do I know how much commission I am earning? Bgo buddies has a comprehensive reporting system that will show you all of the statistics for your campaigns including, click, impressions, 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 at bgo buddies 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 at bgo.com 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 bgo buddies pay me? At bgo buddies 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.

Payments

When do I get paid? Bgo buddies 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 Sterling.

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.

Marketing Tools

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 (bgo Bingo, bgo Vegas, bgo Casino, bgo Live or bgo Sports) the click on ‘Create Tracker’. You then need to name your tracking link and select one of the landing pages from the drop down menu. Confirm this and your link will then be displayed in your account. Copy this unique link and paste it into your own website code so that when visitors from your site click through to bgo.com, they will be tracked to your account.

I have multiple websites, can I promote bgo 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 bgo buddies and display on your website is embedded with your own unique affiliate tracking code, which is everything after the ?tid= in the link. When players you refer visit the 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, screenshots, landing pages, html mailers, brand content, news content, and video content at bgo buddies; 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.

Support

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 info@bgobuddies.com

What if I have forgotten my password? Simply use the ‘forgotten password’ service available in the login page.