The following describes the terms and conditions for participation in the Business of Design affiliate program (participants also referred to as BOD Advocates). In this agreement, the term “Affiliate” refers to you, the Advocate, and BOD refers to Business of Design and www.businessofdesign.com.
BOD reserves the right to modify any of the terms and conditions within this agreement at any time and will advise you of these changes as they occur.
Business of Design PREMIUM Members automatically quality as Affiliates. Non-Member Affiliates are selected and approved by the BOD team. If you are already signed up and ready to get started, welcome. If you would like to become a BOD Advocate and be considered for the BOD Affiliate Program, please contact Cheryl Horne at [email protected]

Getting Started

Once you have signed up for PREMIUM Membership and/or have been set up as an Affiliate, you will be sent your custom url for sharing. To create additional custom urls and download BOD Ad Creatives for your website, please log into your existing BOD Account at www.businessofdesign.com and scroll down to the Affiliates link in the footer menu or bookmark the following page: https://businessofdesign.com/affiliate-area. You must be logged in to access this page.

Compensation & Payment

Affiliates will receive 20% of all sales as a commission (thank you!) on orders placed through their custom links. This includes the purchase of monthly membership, annual membership, and books. Commissions are paid on initial membership payments only, not renewals. Events are excluded from this program.
In order for a sale to generate a commission for an Affiliate, the user must click through the custom affiliate link. Properly coded links are the sole responsibility of the affiliate.
Incoming traffic from all affiliate links are tracked for 30 days following the initial click through. Purchases made after the 30 day period will not be credited to the referring affiliate.
Commissions will be paid to the Affiliate upon receipt of the order. For PREMIUM Members, commissions are issued as a credit towards their most recent membership payment. Payments to non-paid members are issued via bank eTransfer unless other arrangements are made due to the Affiliate’s location.

Orders Placed

BOD will be solely responsible for processing all orders placed by a user via affiliate links. Affiliates are not authorized to collect payments or sell any BOD products or services from other websites. BOD will be responsible for all user service inquires.
Users who purchase products and services through the BOD Affiliate Program will be considered customers of BOD. All rules, policies, and operating procedures concerning customer’s orders and service will apply to those customers.

BOD’s Responsibility

To provide the Affiliate with the tools (affiliate links) to promote BOD and its content.
To grant the Affiliate access to the affiliate area on the BOD website. Here, the Affiliate is able to generate custom links to any page on the BOD site as needed.
Provide banner and box ads for BOD which can be added to the Affiliate’s website if chosen. It is the Affiliate’s responsibility to have the ads properly set up on their website. Ads are available through the Affiliate Area.
BOD reserves the right to request changes/revisions be made to published content posted by the Affiliate if required.

Affiliate’s Responsibility

It is at the Affiliate’s discretion to promote BOD to the extent of their choosing. It is the intention of this program for the compensation the Affiliate receives to reflect the degree of promotion they offer BOD.
BOD encourages our Affiliates to reach out to us if they require help or guidance to better succeed in this program. BOD is open to promotional opportunities the Affiliate is able to present.


By agreeing to participate in the BOD Affiliate Program, the Affiliate acknowledge that they have read and accept the above terms and conditions.


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