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GoNeed's Traffic Partner Program: GoNeed is Search Engine that operates a Pay Per Click (PPC) partnership program that allows qualified partner web sites to direct searches to GoNeed and receive a portion of the click-through revenue on bidded advertiser listings.

 

How much revenue share will I get paid and how is it determined?

We pay our members 60% to 70% revenue share, depending on the volume of clicks delivered to sponsored listings and the quality of traffic, new accounts start from 60% and depending on traffic it increase.

 

How does the Traffic Partner program work?

You apply to our program by submitting a completed signup form, you will receive a confirming e-mail in which we will request additional information to complete the application process. If your site meets our requirements you will be accepted. Once accepted, you will gain access to our Members Area where you will be able to chose a linking method that best suits your site (Search Box, Text Link, Dynamic Banners, Portal Page, JavaScript Feed, XML Feed etc.) You will be given a share of each clicks bidded amount every time your users click on our advertisers’ posting.

 

Does it cost anything to become a Traffic Partner?

No, it's free to join.

 

If I am an international member, can I use your services?
Yes, however We only pay for searches from the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. Now we also accept traffic from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland as far as your percentage of traffic is more than 80% for United States, Canada and United Kingdom.
 

How often do you pay?

GoNeed pays within 30 days of following month. There is NO/100$ minimum to request to approved Basic members (none xml users), $100 is minimum for xml feed members at net45 basis. However, since inception, we historically pay in between the 10th-20th of each month, significantly ahead of terms.

Note: Payment may be delayed for up to an additional 30 days if funds are not available in our e-currencies' accounts for any reason.

 

What payment options are available?

We pay via Moneybookers, E-gold, Bank, Paypal, or we can deposit your payment into a GoNeed advertising account.

 

New payout Fee Structure:

 

Moneybookers:

For $100.00 - $2000.00      : 2.0% of payout!

 

Bank:

For $500.00 - $50,000.00+ : 2.0% of payout! + 15$

 

E-Gold:

For $100.00 - $5000.00     : 0.0% of payout!

 

Paypal:

For $100.00 - $2000.00     : 5.0% of payout

*Select paypal only if you are going to use our xml feeds or you can earn at least $100 a month, If you do not reach the $100 minimum for paypal in a given month your earnings will be forfeited.

 

What reporting tools are available for Traffic Partners and how often are stats updated?
Traffic Partners have access to stats, with real time reporting, including the number of searches, the number of clicks, IPs, date and the revenue earned. You can login to your account at any time, to check your latest up to the last minute earnings data.

Note: Invalid Clicks are mentioned with '0' (zero) bids in "Click Summary" reports, your actual earning clicks (valid clicks) are reported in Affiliate Report in "View Affiliate Stats". In addition affiliates can request their bad traffic report on monthly basis to take measures to filters their bad traffic.

 

Can I add additional URLs to my account after the initial approval?
Yes, but each new URL must be approved by us prior to implementation. In order to submit new URLs, please send the URLs to partners[at]goneed.com.

 

Can I make the search results appear in the format of my own site?
Yes, GoNeed integrates with the look and feel of your site. We can provide you with the tools (JavaScript Feeds) to create your own search results page on your server. You can also add content, additional links and advertising to generate even more revenue (in which GoNeed does not share).

 

Can I join your program if my website is written in a language other than English?
Sorry. We require that your site must be written entirely in English.

What will happen if I'm caught spamming or cheating?
Any artificial means of generating traffic including, but not limited to, hit bots, multiple clicking scripts, open proxy server, targeting specific keywords, hidden links and incentivizing surfers in any way or any other similar activity will result in forfeiture of all monies owed and possible criminal prosecution. Spamming or any other such practice that could reflect negatively on our program are strictly prohibited. Failure to comply to this request will result in the immediate cancellation of the account from which the Clicks were generated and may also result in the forfeiture of any funds owed to that account. We do not allowed incentive searches, doing such risks termination of your account, please read our Partners' Terms for better understanding.

 

What clicks do you block?
We only pay you for clicks from "real" people. Repetitive clicking by a user or using click-bots on a listing will automatically be blocked and you will not be credited.

 

Are there any other restrictions?
Our Partners-Terms spell out all the conditions that our members must adhere to. Violations to these terms of service will cause termination of your account with us.

 

Still have questions? Contact us: GNpartners [@] goneed.com 

(Last Revised – December 02, 2006)