How does it work?
Our affiliate program allows you to earn a referral fee for online purchases made
by customers that come from a link on your web site to Bare Necessities. We manage
our program through the LinkShare Network. LinkShare will administer the links and
images, track the sales resulting from those links, and provide you with a simple
web-based interface for you to track the success of your program.
What is the Linkshare Network?
When you join the Bare Necessities Affiliate Program, you will also become part
of the LinkShare Network. By joining this network, you will have the ability to
join other affiliate programs in addition to ours, and be able to administer all
of your programs from one single web-based interface.
For more information about the Linkshare Network, visit their site at www.linkshare.com.
Is there any cost to join the affiliate program?
No. Our affiliate program is absolutely free. There is no charge to join, and no
charge to participate. In fact, we pay you when someone enters Bare Necessities
through a link on your site and makes a purchase up to 30 days later! You may end
your participation at any time.
How can I get credit for purchases made up to 30 days after I refer shoppers to
Our affiliate program offers 30 return days. That means you will earn a commission
if visitors you send to our website make a purchase during a subsequent visit to
Bare Necessities—even if they come to our site directly! You will receive credit
for the sale as long as the purchase is made no more than 30 days after they clicked
on a Bare Necessities link on your site. Please note, however, that compensation
is typically credited to the last referring affiliate site. Please see our Affiliate Agreement.
Who can participate in the affiliate program?
Any web site is eligible to participate, and we invite all sites to apply to our
program. Our affiliate partners include online shopping malls, community sites,
information sites, fashion sites, entertainment sites, even personal home pages,
and we welcome any site whose visitors may be interested in men’s or women’s intimate
apparel and underwear. We do review all applications, and acceptance to the program
is at our discretion. Sites may be refused membership if they have offensive or
pornographic content, support for violent groups or contain explicit language or
Can websites outside of the United States apply?
Bare Necessities only accepts orders that ship to the United States, Canada, Puerto
Rico, US Virgin Islands, APOs, FPOs and DPOs. Sites outside of these destinations are
welcome to join our affiliate program, but we are not yet able to process international
orders shipping to locations not mentioned above. If you are an international site
and want to be notified when we ship to additional international locations, please
send an email to affiliates@BareNecessities.com.
Can I participate even if I don’t have a website?
Yes. You can earn commissions by placing affiliate links in email. Textual links
for email are available in the Bare Necessities affiliate area at www.linkshare.com. For more information on using affiliate
links in email, go to LinkShare’s Help Section.
How many links can I use on my site?
You can use as many links you like. You can add and remove links from your site
whenever you wish, but please do not alter our logo, text links, or images in any
How do I create links to Bare Necessities?
We have created a variety of text links, banners and buttons, and made them available
to you in the Bare Necessities affiliate area at www.linkshare.com. Under the "Create Links" tab on your
LinkShare home page, click on the link to Bare Necessities. You will then see a
page that introduces you to our links and provides you with instructions and the
appropriate HTML code for each link. Simply copy the HTML code corresponding to
the ones you would like to use, and paste it directly into the source code for your
site or email. LinkShare will then track all activity resulting from your links.
How are my commissions tracked?
Every Bare Necessities affiliate is assigned a unique identifier by LinkShare that
is automatically inserted into the HTML code of the links that you will place on
your site and in emails. When a visitor enters Bare Necessities through these links
and makes a purchase during that visit or up to 30 days later (see
details), you will automatically be credited. In order for your commissions
to be tracked properly, be sure that you get all of your links from the Create Links
How much will I be paid?
Generally, we provide 8% - 10% commission on the sale of all products, but we may
offer special programs from time to time. Our latest commission rates can be viewed
from your affiliate interface at www.linkshare.com.
How will I be paid?
You will be paid by LinkShare at the end of every month, provided your site has
earned $25 or more in commissions during that month. If your site has generated
less than $25 in commissions, LinkShare will hold payment until the end of the month
during which your total unpaid commissions exceed $25.
How can I track my commissions?
You can track your commissions through your affiliate account at www.linkshare.com. Through this interface, you will be able
to track such metrics as impressions, click-though rates, sales and commissions.
How long is my commitment to this program?
You may end your participation in the Bare Necessities Affiliate Program at any
If you have any other questions about our affiliate program, please send an e-mail
We look forward to working with you!