As an affiliate, you'll direct customers to CBS Interactive through banner ads or text links on your site so they can start consuming great CBS Interactive content and products. Join our program and start earning commissions today!
We invite anyone with a website to apply to become an affiliate. It's easy, and we have no minimum traffic requirements. All it takes is two simple steps:
Once your application is accepted, you will have access to creative and code needed to set up your links. You will also be able to run reports and track your results.
Please note that while we try to respond to approval requests quickly, we receive a high volume of approval requests every day. For this reason, you may not hear from us immediately. However, if you do not hear from us within a reasonable amount of time, or you have questions concerning our program, please let us know.
* Please note that email marketing, search marketing and incentives can be used only with permission from CBS Interactive.
Almost anyone can participate. Sites will be rejected if they promote: sexually explicit material, violence, illegal activities or discrimination based on sex, race, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age. All sites are subject to our approval. There is NO CHARGE required to become an affiliate.
Your website must be operational and not under construction in order for us to consider your application.
We provide you with all the links and images to be used on your site. They can be accessed through your LinkShare account once you have been admitted into our affiliate program. We do not authorize the creation and use of your own links and images to promote our service. If you have special needs, we can discuss alternatives with you.
Our third-party provider, LinkShare, is responsible for tracking and reporting all activity from your site to ours. Each CBS Interactive link on your site has a special tracking code that records when a customer has clicked through to our site and has signed up for our service. LinkShare makes this transaction information readily available in your LinkShare account.
No, you may not bid on keywords, unless you have written permission from CBS Interactive in advance. In addition, bidding on the CBS trademark and related trademarks, logos or brand elements, or any misspellings of our marks, is strictly prohibited at all times. You may not use the CBS trademark and related trademarks in your URL or in copy.
For questions about the LinkShare affiliate program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.