Learn How to Use Shareasale
1- Login to Shareasale.com then move your Mouse over the “Links” and then Click on “get a Link/Banner” plus button on the left.
2- Scroll down on the page now and click on the “get links” link underneath the name of the supplier for the specific supplier you would like to promote.
3- Now scroll down a little after the page loads, and Click on the tab that says “create custom link” in the middle of the page right hand side.
4- You’ll now see the “Destination” field to insert a link. This is where you can insert any link from your supplier site to convert to your own affiliate link for any specific product page. Go ahead now and open a NEW tab in your internet browser and go to the suppliers website.
5- Now that you’re at your suppliers website find a SPECIFIC product page that has a product you desire to promote on your own website. Copy the URL of that specific page.
6- The goal at this point is to transfer data from the supplier product page to your website.
7- Open up a new tab and login to your WordPress admin area. Move your mouse over the “products” section and Click on the “Add new product” link.
8- Start transferring content from your supplier site to your website product page by doing the following in order:
– Where is says “product name” is where you’ll need to add the NAME of the product from your supplier
– Copy and paste the Description of the product into your product page.
– Now scroll down a little. Notice the Product Data area. Select “external/affiliate product from the Product Data dropdown box if you’re promoting an affiliate product.
– Type in the Product URL (THIS MUST BE YOUR AFFILIATE LINK)
To create your custom affiliate link for your affiliate product you’ll need to:
1st copy the supplier product page URL of the suppliers website for your specific product page you want to bring your customer to.
2nd, go to Shareasale. Make sure you’re in the “Create Custom Link” tab. Now paste the supplier product URL into the Destination URL field inside of Shareasale.
3rd, Click on the “Create Custom Link” button to generate your unique affiliate link to use.
– Copy the unique affiliate link inside of the box. make sure you copy ALL of the link.
9- Go back to your website product page and paste the affiliate link inside of the Product URL field.
10- Type in the custom Button Text you desire. Example: Order Now, or View Product
11- If you’d like, you can place the price and sales price of the product but you don’t have to. Sometimes it’s good to leave it blank to create curiosity out of the customer to click on your links.
12- Now navigate up a little to the right and click on the “Set Featured image” link. A box will pop up. You’ll want to upload a picture here. If you haven’t uploaded a picture yet, you’ll need to go to your supplier’s product you have open already and right click on the image and click on “save image as” to save the image to your computer desktop so you can find it easily. Now go back and click on upload image from your computer. Open the image to upload it to your site. Scroll down and notice the link that says “Use as featured image” Click on that link. You don’t have to worry about anything else. Click out of the box now. You should now see your product image within the Featured Image box if you did this correctly!
13- Scroll up now a little and on the right hand side see if there’s a product category box to select. If you don’t see a product category box to select then create one by clicking on the “Add new Product Category” link. Type in a name you desire for your product category and then click on the “Add New product Category” button. You should now see the category box above inside the product category section.
14- Click on the big blue “Publish” button directly above the product category section and you’re Done!!
15- Go to your home page of your website where the public see and click on your “Shop” page. You should see your product on the page if you did everything correctly!