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What makes Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network different from other affiliate networks?

There are many marketing networks to choose from and you want to spend your valuable time on the network that will generate the most commissions for your business. Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network (formerly Rakuten LinkShare) maintains one of the most successful affiliate marketing networks in the world. Leading publishers and advertisers from almost every vertical market have chosen Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network to help increase their online revenue. We stand apart from other affiliate marketing networks in terms of experience, technology, and network quality and integrity.

Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network has signed on some of the most prestigious and well-known brands in the world including Wal-Mart, Macy’s, Clinique, OfficeDepot, Starbucks, and hundreds more! 

Technological Innovation Drives Results

Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network's user interface for publishers (the publisher dashboard) receives rave reviews. A simple, elegant design allows you to easily find and join programs and then locate the best links for your website. You can also see how your commissions are stacking up at any given moment in time with our easy-to-understand reporting capabilities.

Unlike some affiliate marketing networks, Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network offers many innovative link technologies that help you keep your advertiser links fresh and up-to-date including Merchandiser Product Feeds; API Developer Portal for access to our APIs, DRM (Dynamic Rich Media), Flex Links for video, widgets, and Flash content; and the Bento Box, where you can find cutting edge features and apps designed to help you increase productivity. Explore this Publisher Help Center for more information on Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network tools and technology.

Customer Support and Education

Excellent publisher support is provided via email and phone and our Publisher Help Center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for you to find what you need fast. We keep you up-to-date on the latest industry trends, data, best practices, and tips from our Rakuten Marketing Affiliate Network experts with our Help Center articles and videos. Our global customer conferences provide opportunities for you to learn, network, make partnerships, and grow your affiliate program.


Still have more questions? Use the SUPPORT tab at the top of the page or this link to find the email or phone Customer Support contacts for your location.

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    hamlet mata mata

    Excelente es una empresa dedicada al marketing con tecnología de punta, en tal sentido es muy beneficioso para los que nos iniciamos en esa prestigiosa compañía de mercadeo.

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    Chan Hian Gim

    I am looking to promote Udemy affiliate program on my site. Would be glad if I can be direct to the program and link for my site.

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    SallyAnne - Manager, Customer Success Education

    Hi Chan, here's an article to help you find Udemy and any of our other advertiser programs to promote: . Please contact Customer Support for your country if you have further questions and they will be happy to assist you (see Support tab at top of page). Hope that's helpful!