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Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network

Rakuten Marketing was found in 2006 and was formerly known as LinkShare. That makes Rakuten Marketing one of the oldest affiliate networks out there. For over two decades they have been connecting merchants and publishers through their platform. With Rakuten Marketing rebranding from the former LinkShare, the company has shown continues growth and ability to adapt to the market place. Rakuten Marketing's platform is of the highest standard, and improvements are always pushed out so that both advertisers and publishers can make the best choice and ultimately see a greater ROI.

Rakuten Marketing has been voted #1 affiliate network for 7 straight years by industry publications.

Payment Options Supported by Rakuten Marketing

PayPal

PayPal

With Rakuten Marketing you can recive your payments via PayPal. PayPal is one of the first payment methods that made it possible to transact online. PayPal was launched in 1998 and quickly grew to one of the most used payment methods online. Today,  Paypal is used by 180 million people and operates in 202 countries with 22 different currencies across the globe. With only an email, you can register for a free account to send and receive money internationally. You can also attach your credit card to your account so that you can send money back and forth from your bank and PayPal account.

Bank Transfer

Bank Transfer

With Rakuten Marketing you can recive your payments via Bank Transfer.

Cheque

Cheque

With Rakuten Marketing you can recive your payments via Cheque. A cheque, or check, is a document that order banks to pay out the specified money to your bank account. The cheque will be issued to you via physical mail, and arrive at your door. You will then have to take it to your local bank to clear it to receive your money.

Pricing Models Supported by Rakuten Marketing

Cost Per Sale

CPS (Cost Per Sale)

Rakuten Marketing supports CPS offers. Cost Per Sale (CPS) is the amount an advertiser pays for converting a sale. Cost Per Sale is calculated as follows: advertisement cost/number of sales = Cost Per Sale (CPS). As an affiliate, it represents the amount you will get paid for converting a sale for an advertiser in an affiliate program or network. CPS for affiliates is also sometimes mentioned as PPS (Pay Per Sale).

Cost Per Lead

CPL (Cost Per Lead)

Rakuten Marketing supports CPL offers. Cost Per Lead (CPL) is the amount an advertiser pays for converting a lead. Cost Per Lead is calculated as follows: advertisement cost/number of leads = Cost Per Lead (CPL) As an affiliate, it represents the amount you will get paid for converting a lead for an advertiser in an affiliate program or network. CPS for affiliates is also sometimes mentioned as PPL (Pay Per Lead). The most commonly used CPL offers would be, email opt-in, but the pricing model is also used for free to play games, freemium software, and general customer leads.

Cost Per Engagement

CPE (Cost Per Engagement)

Rakuten Marketing supports CPE offers. Cost Per Engagement (CPE) is also known as engagement-based pricing and is used in online advertising as a metric to determine the cost of user engagement. Cost Per Engagement is a commonly used metric in social advertisement platforms where bidding is done for user attention. As an affiliate Cost Per Engagement represents the commission you will get paid for a referred user engagement. This can be anything from viewing a video, like a piece of content or overall engaging in an online activity.

Cost Per Click

CPC (Cost Per Click)

Rakuten Marketing supports CPC offers. Cost Per Click (CPC), also known as PPC (Pay Per Click) refers to the actual price you pay as an advertiser, and earn as a publisher in a marketing campaign. While CPC models are mostly found within ad networks and general advertisement you can also find offers within affiliate networks. CPC has been a solid way to drive attention online since its very beginning, seeing the model growing alongside early internet companies and later championed by Google with there auction based CPC platform Adsense / Adwords.

Rakuten Marketing Has Offers in Following Verticals

Rakuten Marketing Payment Schedule

Net 30

Rakuten Marketing send their payments on a Net 30 basis.

Pricing Model: CPS, CPL, CPE, CPC
Verticals: E-Commerce
Payment Option: PayPal, Bank Transfer, Cheque
Payment Schedule: Net 30
Available Support: Phone, Email
Payment Threshold: $100.00
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