Influencer FAQ

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Updated 5 months ago

Q. How does CIP (C8KE Influencer Program) work?

As a C8KE Influencer, we give you the tools you need to post shoppable content and product collections easily from the CIP merchants, and earn commissions on qualifying purchases. You can also inspire audiences to shop CIP merchants by curating your C8KE personalized link-in-bio page where you can publish all of your shoppable photos, videos and livestreams, and monetize your content flexibly. 

Q. What’s difference between affiliate program and CIP?

Affilate Network
Typically, applicants are required to have an established website containing quality content to join an affiliate program. 

CIP
CIP was developed for Content creators and Influencers a like, who inspire their audiences and influence their purchasing behaviour. 

C8KE provides its users with a unique and powerful C8KE Page to build a variety of tools including a storefront, a link-in-bio page, a shopping feed, and a mini mobile website.  All of which include visual content to maximum the ability to monetize photo and video content.

Q. How do I qualify for CIP?

A. C8KE accepts applications from all types of Influencers and Content Creators across a variety of niches.  When reviewing your application, we look at your follower base, quality of posts, and other engagement metrics.

Q. How much will I earn?

A. The amount you can earn is based on how much purchasing influence you have over your audience.  The CIP provides an opportunity for its users to earn commission on all products sold from qualifying CIP merchants.  All commission rates are set by the merchants themselves and range from 10%+. 

You can view the CIP merchants commission rates by going to:

C8KE App > Stores 

* Note, merchants with no commission rate displayed are NOT CIP merchants and do not qualify. 

Q. Is it free to join?

A. Yes, it’s 100% FREE to join the CIP program!  Additionally, you get your own unique C8KE Page for FREE as well!

Q. How can I monetize my content?

A. Using the C8KE App or the C8KE Chrome Extension (for Google Chrome browser only) to post shoppable content and links to CIP merchant product pages,  and the posts would be published to your C8KE Page.

Share your posts and C8KE page on your social networks, embed your posts or gallery to your blog to drive your audiences to shop (earning you more commission).

Q. How do I get CIP Influencer links to start earning commission?

A. Unlike other influencer programs, affiliate programs or affiliate networks, you don’t need to get the product links. Just use the C8KE App or the C8KE Chrome Extension to add any CIP merchant’s website or product to your post, you earn commission once your audience click your post and shop. You can also embed your post into your blog or website to reach more audiences.

Q. What’s a CIP links tracking duration?

A. 30 days.

Influencers earn commission from sales that take place within 30 days after a shopper has clicked on the influencer’s unique link.

Q. How often do you pay?

A. CIP payouts are made bi-weekly on the 1st and 16th of every month.

Q. What is the difference between open and closed earnings?

Open earnings refer to purchases that have not exceeded the return grace period that a the merchant has specified.  Therefore, there are instances where open earnings will be deducted if an item is returned.  

Closed earnings are earnings that have exceeded the return grace period and are ready to be paid out to the influencer.

Q. When can I get paid?

A. C8KE has a minimum payout requirement of $50USD closed earnings.  Which is assessed before each payment is made on a bi-weekly basis.  If you have not met that threshold you will not be paid out until you do. 

Q. How do I get paid?

C8ke currently pays via PayPal.  

Q. Who gets commission if a shopper clicks on the same link from multiple influencers?

A. Whichever influencer's link was clicked on last before the sale was complete will take the commission.

Q. Can I use my own domain for my C8KE Page? 

A. Yes, C8KE supports your own domain, it is available under the advanced features.

 

Q. I already have a LTK profile and an Amazon Influencer Program storefront, how do I work with C8KE?

Your unique C8KE page lets you combine all of your affiliate links into one easy shoppable gallery.  No more redirecting your audience to multiple platforms!  Link to product images or custom URLs (as shown below).  

By joining the CIP program you can also combine links from Shopify storefronts.  C8KE gives you a single landing page where shoppers can discover, follow and shop.

Q. Where can I see a list of CIP merchants? 

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