HostNine® Affiliate Program

Make $50/per customer you refer to us

Don’t have the time to manage client’s hosting needs but want to get paid for them signing up with our hosting plans? No problem. Our affiliate program is the perfect solution to make money with little effort.

Who is the HostNine Affiliate Program for?

The HostNine Affiliate Program is fitted for all types. Here are some common scenarios for why customers & others join the affiliate program:

  • You’re a web designer or web developer whose clients need web hosting but don’t want to support their accounts.
  • You're a Business owner or public speaker who teaches others how to scale their businesses (and web hosting is involved).
  • You have friends and families constantly asking you about how to start a website from after they see your website.

How to Get Started with the HostNine Affiliate Program


Sign up FREE to become an Affiliate

All it takes to participate in the HostNine Affiliate Program is an affiliate account. Once you signup to become an affiliate, and we review your application - you will be ready to promote HostNine.


Use your tracking link to invite Clients & Friends to our Hosting Plans

Once you become an affiliate you will receive a unique tracking link as well as promotional items (like banners, text ads, etc.). Share your tracking link with others and if they click on the link and purchase within 60 days - you will get credit for the sale.


Get Paid

After you refer a customer and they have been with us for a short period of time, we then pay you $50 For referring that customer - right into your bank account, or by written check or PayPal.


Commission Structure

Each hosting plan (any hosting plan, any billing cycle) referred by an affiliate, the affiliate receives $50.00 per referral.


Payment Terms

After a referral is made, there is a 3 month pending period. For example: If you referred a customer on Sept. 3, You're referral will reviewed and approved at the end of December (end of the month is when we do mass payouts). We send payments ONLY in written checks and PayPal.



Only Hosting Plans are eligible for commission. Domain names, SSL certificates, Addons, and other ancillary services are not included in the affiliate program. Hosting plan upgrades are not commissionable.


What do I need to become an Affiliate?

Usually a website, but it is not required. You can promote using your affiliate link in social channels or via email. It is completely up to you!


How do I know I will be paid for my referral?

The Software we use employs a combination of cookies and IP address to track referrals for best possible reliability. When the visitor follows your affiliate link to our site, our affiliate system registers this referral and places cookie on his or her computer. When the visitor pays for the product, affiliate system checks for cookie (if not found, checks for IP address of referral) and credits you $50 in commissions on the hosting plan. the process is absolutely automatic. All your referrals will be properly tracked.


How is the payment method handled?

You can choose if you want to be paid by PayPal or by Check. Remember: We have a default minimum earnings of $300 dollars for each affiliate before commissions are paid out. You can change this in the affiliate settings if you desire lower (MIN: $100).

Payments are issues in US dollars, and are paid once a month, at the end of each month (remember: we have a 3 month pending period on all commission referrals. For example: If you referred a customer on Sept. 3, You're referral will reviewed and approved at the end of December (end of the month is when we do mass payouts).


How do I set up an account?

Setting up an account is very easy and it's completely FREE. You don't have to pay for becoming an affiliate.

All you need to sign up go to the Signup Form and fill it out. After a review from our affiliate manager, you will receive email with your password and other information.

As our affiliate, you will have your own control panel where you can see detailed statistics of traffic and sales you referred, news and training materials, and choice of banners and text links.

Then you only need to place an affiliate link, banner, text link or other link at your web site, so you can start sending customers to our web site.


What is the Affiliate link?

Affiliate link is a special URL where you should be sending the visitors. You will get the URL's for different banners in your affiliate panel after log in.


Can I promote you through pay-per-click search engines?

No. This is a channel we would not like you to promote within. If we see PPC ad campaigns running and they are of affiliates, we will promptly notify the affiliate and request the removal.


What is the criteria for getting "approved" commissions and are there any payment delays?

All commissions go through a common process. They are held for 3 months until the commission is up for review. Once the commission has "matured" passed the 90 day mark, We ensure that the customer referred from the affiliate follows this criteria:

  • The sale must be for an eligible product
  • The hosting account must have been active for at least 90 days
  • There must be content uploaded to the hosting account
  • The domain being hosted must be utilizing our services, and have a functional website (under construction pages or default script installations are not considered valid)
  • All commissions that do get approved will be based off the sticker price of the account or service referred; meaning the monthly price listed for the service as noted on the website.


What do I do now?

Few simple steps:

  1. Go to the Signup Form
  2. Fill out the form
  3. Receive your password and other info by email
  4. Log in to your own affiliate panel and choose from various banners, text links, reviews and other promotional materials
  5. Place some of these banners/links onto the Home page of your website and as many pages as you want, to increase your sales
  6. Receive $50 in commissions for each hosting account referred.


What are you waiting for?

We provide the banners that promote us

That's right. We provide the custom banners that will promote the HostNine service! Simply place our banners on your website or in your emails to clients, friends, etc.

We pay you for each new customer

For each new valid sale you send us, we pay you for it! Check your affiliate stats and commissions anytime with easy to read statistics.

How does HostNine help me make Money

We have a dedicated Affiliate Team that has years in affiliate marketing experience. Beyond answering questions we also provide you with:

  • Attractive banners in multiple sizes you can put on your website.
  • Email newsletter that gives you some of the best tips for promoting.
  • Tracking to show you what is working and what is not working.
  • Regular affiliate campaigns & contests to make even more $$$!

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