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By lynda.com Partner Team | Monday, May 05, 2014

Earn commissions up to 30 days after sending your visitors to lynda.com

Did you know that you can earn commissions even if your visitors don’t sign up with us right away? Non-members who click through from your site to lynda.com have a full 30 days to buy a membership—and earn commissions for you.

That means all you have to do is introduce your site visitors to lynda.com and encourage them to go check it out. If they don’t sign up, we’ll do our best to remind them over the next month why a lynda.com membership is an easy, convenient, and affordable way to meet personal and professional goals. If they buy a membership a week or even a month after visiting, you still get the commission!

Here are a few ways to drive traffic to lynda.com:

Videos: Choose a course that your site visitors would be interested in and embed videos from that course directly on your site. This is a great way to give your visitors an idea of what’s covered in the course and to show them the quality of our training.

Banners: The Partners site offers more than 450 banners in lots of sizes. Use the “lynda.com promotion” banners to target a more general audience, or choose one on a specific software or subject that appeals to your audience.

Text links: Refer your site visitors to any course or subject page on lynda.com by creating custom text links with the Custom Text Link Generator.

Get your links and start earning now!

By lynda.com Partner Team | Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Combat ad fatigue to earn more in commissions

Learn how to combat ad fatigue to drive more traffic to lynda.com—resulting in more sales and commissions for you!

What is ad fatigue?

Ad fatigue occurs when your ad’s target audience sees your ad so many times they stop looking at it—and your click–through rate drops.

How do you prevent it?

Combat ad fatigue by simply swapping out the banners on your website at least once per month.

The Partners site offers more than 450 banners in all different sizes. Use the “lynda.com promotion” banners to target a more general audience, or choose one on a specific software or subject that appeals to your site visitors.

By lynda.com Partner Team | Friday, December 13, 2013

Earn a commission on gift memberships

Did you know that as a lynda.com Partner, you earn 10 percent on gift memberships purchased through your banners and links?

Encourage your site visitors to give the no-wrap, no-ship gift of learning to their friends, family, and colleagues by posting our gift membership banners on your site or in your newsletters. When someone clicks through your banner to our Give the gift of learning page and purchases a gift membership, you’ll earn a 10 percent commission. Find these banners by filtering for gift memberships on the choose banners page of the Partners site.

You can also add related text links to your site, incorporate them into blog posts, publish them via Facebook or Twitter, and add them to your newsletters. Get the text link by filtering for gift memberships on the get text links page of the Partners site.

By lynda.com Partner Team | Monday, November 11, 2013

Embed videos onto your site

We’re happy to announce that, as Partners, you can now embed free lynda.com videos right onto your websites.  This is a great way to show your visitors what it’s like to learn on lynda.com.

Each of our courses has several videos you can choose from, including a Welcome video. The videos include your tracking code, so you’ll earn payment when someone watches the video, then clicks through to lynda.com and buys a membership.

To get started, click the Get assets dropdown menu in the header, and choose Embed videos.

Want help searching for free videos and embedding them on your site? Watch Embedding videos on your site using the Embed Video tool in the Help + resources section of the Partners site.

By lynda.com Partner Team | Friday, October 25, 2013

New Adobe Creative Cloud banners

New banners for Adobe Creative Cloud training are now available for Partners to publish on their sites.

Partners can introduce the most up-to-date Adobe training to their site visitors by publishing banners on their home page and adding them to their newsletters.

Adobe Creative Cloud banners can be found in the Choose banners section of the Partners site by filtering for Adobe Creative Cloud under software.

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By lynda.com Partner Team | Wednesday, May 29, 2013

New Partners site launches!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve completely revamped the affiliate portal to make it easier for you to manage your campaigns.

Designed with a friendlier interface for simpler navigation, the new lynda.com Partners site includes these major improvements:

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Get assets

  • New tools let you embed lynda.com videos on your site, and generate custom links.
  • We’ve added more links and banners to choose from.
  • It’s easy to filter and search links, banners, and videos.

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Track performance

  • Now it’s easier to compare various campaigns.
  • View graphs that show your sales, commissions, or clicks over time.

Help + resources

  • Watch videos that explain how to find things and use features on the lynda.com Partners site.
  • Click on the Partners_question icon on any page for quick answers and helpful tips.

The program itself hasn’t changed; your existing campaigns and commission structure are the same as ever. But we hope the new site improves your experience as a lynda.com partner.

Keep an eye out for Partner Program newsletters and watch the News + updates section of the lynda.com Partners site for program updates, tips on how to be a successful partner, and limited-time special offers.

Since we began working with affiliates in 2009, we have seen fantastic growth in sign-ups, clicks, and sales. It’s been wonderful partnering with you to introduce lynda.com to others, and to reward you in the process.

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