Template Affiliate Programs: Free Report

piggy.pngObviously, DesignFloat is a place for designers. All of you guys and gals are good in something, whether it’s an illustration, website design, logo design, graphics design, photography etc. You wok with your customers trying to deliver something professional, interesting and unique but sometimes you are running out of time and in such situations website templates can help you to save your time, efforts and what’s most interesting, they can even bring you an additional income.

Template is a website with dummy content in latin, usually about 5-6 pages, pretty attractive graphically and coming with all the source file that you need to modify this template. Once you modify it, you can sell it to your customer as a unique project and get paid as usual and besides, you can also get some small additional fee for buying the template. All is simple and today our post is about template affiliate programs. How it usually works: you sell the templates from you website or redirect customers to main template website where they buy the templates and you get commission because the person who has purchased the template followed your affiliate link or bought it from your affiliate website. If you don’t want to sell the templates from your website or actually don’t sell the templates at all the scheme still works. The affiliate programs doesn’t follow whether it was you or some other customer who purchased the template, so you a) make your life easier using a template as a base; and b) you get money for the template you’ve purchased.

Among the most popular template providers are TemplateMonster, Boxedard, Templatesbox, Easytemplates, Templates, 7templates, DreamOnlineStudio. It took us about 2 weeks to prepare info about those template affiliate programs that used are used widely in order to generate additional income or like a main business. Today you can get it all and for free.

Before we start let us shed the light on the parameters that we used:

Compete:В  shows the number of US website visitors ( in thousands) who visit this website in a month time
Alexa rank: another traffic tool. Shows how famous the website is according to Alexa
Commission: commission you get as an affiliate for selling the templates
When the commission is paid: some commission terms
Average template cost: an average cost of the template produced by according company
Tools available: tools you are given to sell the templates
Available languages: the languages the affiliate program is available on
Cookies: usually the affiliate link is cookies based
2 tier:В  define whether you can receive commission if you sign other affiliates

Company name: Ecommerce Templates

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Website URL: http://www.ecommercetemplates.com/
Compete: В 24,961
Alexa rank: 49057
Commission: 20%
When the commission is paid: at the end of every month to your Paypal account
Average template cost: $160
Tools available: В affiliate link, affiliate banners, frame with the template catalogue that can be placed on your website
Available languages: English, Spahish, French
What templates they produce: Shopping cart solution integrated with Front page, Golive, Dreamwever, CSS
Number of templates: less than 1000
Registration process: free without confirmation email
Cookies: not mentioned about the way of tracking
Other tools: only simple sales statistics
2 tier: no
Our own comments: templates and affiliate banners of low quality design

Company name: The Template Store

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The basically have the same affiliate program as above but the templates don’t have a shopping cart.
Website URL: http://www.thetemplatestore.com/affiliate.asp
Compete: no data
Alexa rank: 138172
Average template cost: $30

Company name: Template Kingdom

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Website URL: http://www.templatekingdom.com/Affiliates/
Compete: no data
Alexa rank: 76992
Commission: 20%
When the commission is paid: minimal commission to be paid is $100, paid to your Paypal any time you have the sum needed
Average template cost: $35
Tools available: affiliate link, banner, the complete shop you can download to your domain name
Available languages: English
What templates they produce: website templates, CSS, Joomla
Number of templates: no info
Registration process: free without confirmation email
Cookies: lifetime
Other tools: simple statistics, number of clicks, number of orders
2 tier: no
Our own comments: not bad

Company name: Flash Template Design

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Website URL: В http://www.flash-template-design.com/affiliates/
Compete: 10,07
Alexa rank: 79331
Commission: 25-30%
When the commission is paid: once a month to Paypal or by Wire transfer not depending on the sum of your commission
Average template cost: $40
Tools available: affiliate link, banner, the complete shop you can download to your domain name
Available languages: English
What templates they produce: flash templates (full flash, header animation, dynamic flash templates) and HTML templates
Number of templates: less than 1000
Registration process: free with the confirmation link
Cookies: 3 months lifetime
Other tools: simple statistics, number of clicks, number of orders; comparison graphics
2 tier: 7%
Our own comments: not sure what we feel about it

Company name: Arcsin Templates

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Website URL: http://templates.arcsin.se/affiliate-program/
Compete: В 29,12
Alexa rank: 59062
Commission: 25%
When the commission is paid: minimal commission to be paid is $30, to Paypal, check or Western Union
Average template cost: $65
Tools available: affiliate link, banners
Available languages: English
What templates they produce: Blog, Joomla, HTML, WordPress, Flash templates
Number of templates: no info
Registration process: free, activation link sent to the email
Cookies: no info
Other tools: simple statistics, number of clicks, number of orders
2 tier: no
Our own comments: use a 3rd party affiliate program

Company name: Templates For Web

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Company name: Free Website Template

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Couldn’t register with them so the info is minimal.
Website URL: В http://www.free-website-template.net/
Compete: 4,411
Alexa rank: 231010
Commission: 25-40%
Average template cost: $50-$70
What templates they produce: Flash templates, website templates, HTML templates, Oscommerce
2 tier: 7%
Our own comments: we like the templates, they look professional

Company name: Boxedart

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Website URL: http://www.boxedart.com/phpshop/affiliates.php
Compete: 39,058
Alexa rank: 31843
Commission: 25%
When the commission is paid: by request to Paypal or via check when your commission comes to at least $50
Average template cost: $50
Tools available: affiliate link, banner, the complete shop you can download to your domain name
Available languages: English
What templates they produce: all that’s possible
Number of templates: no info
Registration process: free, you receive an email with the registration details
Cookies: 1 year lifetime
Other tools: simple statistics, number of clicks, number of orders
2 tier: no
Our own comments: templates are good but affiliate program looks too simple for such company

Company name: Flash Template

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Website URL: В http://www.flash-template.com/
Compete: 6,617
Alexa rank: 401415
Commission: 30-35%
When the commission is paid: to Paypal, by Wire Transfer or Check any time you request it
Average template cost: from $50 and up
Tools available: affiliate link, banners
Available languages: English
What templates they produce: Flash templates, flash animated templates, HTML templates
Number of templates: no info
Registration process: free, no activation, the email comes with the login and password
Cookies: 1 year lifetime
Other tools: simple statistics, number of clicks, number of orders, tatistics for banners, notification emails
2 tier: 7%
Our own comments: low quality design templates

Company name: Joomla Designs

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Website URL: http://www.joomladesigns.co.uk/News/Joomla/Affiliate-program.html
Compete: В 11,117
Alexa rank: 44925
Commission: 10%
When the commission is paid: paid automatically on the 1st of each month, minimum commission 50 euro
Average template cost: they have membership fee
Tools available: affiliate link, banners
Available languages: English
What templates they produce: Joomla
Number of templates: 353
Registration process: free, no activation, the email comes with the login and password
Cookies: no info
Other tools: simple statistics, number of clicks, number of orders
2 tier: no
Our own comments: love it, really nice designs

Company name: Powered Templates

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Website URL: http://www.poweredtemplates.com/affiliate-program.html
Compete: 58,889
Alexa rank: 23752
Commission: 20%
When the commission is paid: every month to Paypal account by your request
Average template cost: $50-$100
Tools available: affiliate link, affiliate banner, affiliate code to add on page to show the templates from your own website
Available languages: English
What templates they produce: Website templates, Microsoft Word template, brochure template
Number of templates: less than 1000
Registration process: free, confirmation link is sent to the email
Cookies: no info
Other tools: simple statistics, number of clicks, number of orders
2 tier: no
Our own comments: basically we like it

Company name: Free Flash Template

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Website URL: http://www.free-flash-template.com/affiliate_join.php
Compete: 5,929
Alexa rank: 150602
Commission: 25%
When the commission is paid: any time you request it to your Paypal account, but $50 is the minimum
Average template cost: $20
Tools available: affiliate link, banners
Available languages: English
What templates they produce: Flash templates
Number of templates: less than 1000
Registration process: free, no activation, the email comes with the login and password
Cookies: no info
Other tools: simple statistics, number of clicks, number of orders
2 tier: no
Our own comments: low quality design templates

Company name: В Dream Template

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Website URL: http://www.dreamtemplate.com
Compete: 85,88
Alexa rank: 35089
Commission: 30%
When the commission is paid: on the 15th on the new month not depending on the sum of commission
Average template cost: membership or unique price, $60 and $3K
Tools available: affiliate link, banners
Available languages: English, French, German, Spanish
What templates they produce: all the types of templates possible J
Number of templates: 3308
Registration process: you have to register at Commission Junction, very long and complicated process
Cookies: 3, 6,9 months lifetime cookies
Other tools:В  number of click-thu’s, conversions, commissions and account status can be viewed in real-time
2 tier: no
Our own comments: cool website, cool templates, but we would quit because of the awful registration

Company name: Template Monster

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Website URL: http://www.mytemplatestorage.com
Compete: 17,008 ( this is for affiliate program website, not TemplateMonster website)
Alexa rank: 47008
Commission: 20%
When the commission is paid: via Moneybookes, ACH or Wire Transfer, minimum $100 commission
Average template cost: $65 and up
Tools available: affiliate link, banners, ready-made affiliate shops, api, script allowing to place the templates gallery on your website
Available languages: 11 languages
What templates they produce: all the types of the templates possible J
Number of templates: over 21 thousands
Registration process: free, but requires manual approval of manager
Cookies: lifetime
Other tools: number of sales, traffic statistics, promocodes, newletter notifications
2 tier: 5%
Our own comments: this is the most advanced template affiliate program going

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