F+W Media Affiliate Programs

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A community-focused, content creator and marketer of products and services for enthusiasts. Offering a diversified portfolio of books, ebooks, magazines, events, competitions, ecommerce, education, video, and more.  An authoritative, trusted voice guiding enthusiasts with relevant, helpful information and connecting them to the products and services they need to achieve success, profit from their passion, or find inspiration.

You may have recommended one of our books, or passed along issues of our magazines to your friends or family – now when you recommend F+W Media to a fellow writer, crafter, designer, hunter, genealogist, artist, screen writer, wood worker, gardener, weapon enthusiast or coin collector, you’ll earn a referral bonus valued at 7% – 30% of their entire purchase. That’s up to 5% more than other referral programs. And it couldn’t be simpler to join and get started today!

Our program is free to join and easy to use. We’ve partnered with 2 leading affiliate management companies:  LinkShare US & UK & Link Connector. Current affiliate opportunities include over 25 of our most popular eCommerce stores in the crafts, design, deer hunting, fine art, genealogy, weapons, horticulture, numismatics, writing, and  woodworking categories. Each site includes hundreds of books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, eBooks, and digital downloads available for purchase.

Here’s how to join:

Check out our sites, and choose the program right for you – you can join one or all

Follow the link to the affiliate application page and complete the enrollment form, Upload the buttons, banners, text links, special offers and individual product links we’ve created to your site, blog, or social networking page, and start earning money, today!

NorthLightShop.com is dedicated to bringing you the best books, information, tips, and inspiration for artists of all levels.  For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of NorthLightShop.com, click here.

ArtistsNetwork.tv provide online instructional videos from leading contemporary artists. The videos are streamed to ArtistsNetwork.tv members so that they can be viewed 24/7 from any computer with a high-speed internet connection without requiring software downloads. You can choose to subscribe to any of our individual workshops for a 6-month period, or you can subscribe to all art workshop videos in a given medium or subject, or you can subscribe to all ArtistsNetwork.tv video workshops for a full 6-months or 12-months. ArtistsNetwork.tv is operated by F W Media, Inc. — publishers of The Artist’s Magazine, Watercolor Artist, The Pastel Journal, North Light Books, ArtistsNetwork.com and WetCanvas.com. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ArtistsNetwork.tv, click here.

ArtistsNetworkUniversity.com is an online education program from the publishers of North Light Books and other leading fine art how-to brands housed under The Artist’s Network. For more than 25 years, the experts at North Light Books have been publishing books designed to connect artists with ideas and inspiration. Now Artist’s Network University brings North Light Books’ friendly, accessible style of fine art instruction to online art classes.  For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ArtistsNetworkUniversity.com, click here.

WritersDigestShop.com is dedicated to bringing you the best books, information, tips, and inspiration for writers of all levels.   For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of WritersDigestShop.com, click here.

WritersStore.com is dedicated to bringing you the best books, information, tips, and software for filmmakers, screenwriters, movie makers and creative writers. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of WritersStore.com, click here.

ScreenWritersUniversity.com Developed by The Writers Store, the premier resource for writing and filmmaking tools since 1982, each class was designed to get you writing and keep you writing for a long and inspired career. An online screenwriting university featuring affordable instruction from well-known film industry professionals, Screenwriters University offers a variety of online writing courses for screenwriters at every experience level. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ScreenWritersUniversity.com, click here.

WritersDigestUniversity.com features online writing courses that cover every aspect of writing, from how to get started all the way to getting your writing published. Writer’s Digest University features writing classes online for every skill level of writer and our professional instructors are dedicated to helping you achieve your writing goals. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of WritersOnlineWorkshops.com, click here.

Tutorials.WritersDigest.com features top instructional videos on the craft of writing.  It includes step-by-step instructions on self-publishing, building a platform, and more. Watch videos in the comfort of your own home as often as you like. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of TutorialsWritersDigest.com, click here.

ShopWoodWorking.com is full of products to make your shop time more fun, more satisfying and less frustrating.  Here you’ll find projects for every skill level, shop-tested tricks and techniques, storage solutions to make the most of valuable shop space, and more!   For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ShopWoodWorking.com, click here.

ShopFamilyTree.com is dedicated to bringing you the best books, information, tips, and inspiration for those whowant to discover, preserve and celebrate their roots. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ShopFamilyTree.com, click here.

FamilyTreeUniversity.com is an online education program from the publishers of Family Tree Magazine, America’s No. 1 family history magazine. For more than 10 years, the experts at Family Tree Magazine have been publishing magazines and books designed to help genealogists explore their family history. Now Family Tree University brings Family Tree Magazine’s friendly, accessible style of genealogy instruction to an online learning environment. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of FamilyTreeUniversity.com, click here.

Store.MarthaPullen.com has a love of heirloom sewing and techniques. But most of all, we are a growing community of passionate sewists. We strive to offer you the best in inspiration, materials, instruction, and all that you need to create beautiful garments and items for your home. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Store.MarthaPullen.com, click here.

BurdaStyle.com is the largest DIY fashion and sewing community with over half a million registered members and nearly 7 million pageviews a month. A sort of Facebook for sewers (The New York Times), the average age of our readers is 29. Our aim is to bring the craft of sewing to a new generation of fashion designers, hobbyists, DIYers as well as inspire fashion enthusiasts. The website offers thousands of stylish handcrafted clothes, downloadable PDF sewing patterns, tutorials, project ideas and a community passionate about fashion. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of BurdaStyle.com, click here.

InterweaveStore.com: Browse our craft shops, discover our broad selection of art resources and craft products, enjoy great deals, find inspiration, and stay current on the latest trends. From knitting patterns, to crochet magazines, to sewing books, to mixed media workshops, to jewelry making projects, to art DVDs, we have you covered!  For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of InterweaveStore.com, click here.

CraftDaily.com: These videos are streamed to Craft Daily members so that they can be viewed 24/7 from any computer or hand-held device with a high-speed internet connection, making it easy to take these online craft workshops from anywhere & on your own schedule. There are no assignments & no homework — just you & your craft! And there are so many subject areas available: from beading, to crochet, knitting, jewelry, mixed media, quilting, sewing, spinning & weaving. With new videos added on a weekly basis, you’re bound to find new ideas & inspiration, or something new to try every day!  For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of CraftDaily.com, click here.

MyDesignShop.com is dedicated to bringing you the best books, information, tips, and inspiration for graphic designers. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of MyDesignShop.com, click here.

Store.DigitalBookWorld.com is the publishing community for the 21st Century. Starting with the only conference designed to address the radically changing commercial publishing environment, Digital Book World has evolved into a year-round platform offering educational and networking resources for consumer publishing professionals and their partners including agents, booksellers and technology vendors, online and in person. The publishing community is passionate, engaged and international. Digital Book World offers a variety of educational and networking resources for publishing professionals from all across the industry to learn new skills, stay on top of the latest technologies and trends, and connect with other professionals, no matter where they work or live. In partnership with select industry consultants, Digital Book World also offers a platform of services for publishing professionals and independent authors, to help them navigate the digital transition, leverage new marketing channels, and sell more books. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Store.DigitalBookWorld.com, click here.

HowDesignUniversity.com (HOW U) is an online education program from the publishers of HOW magazine. For 20+ years, HOW has helped designers become more inspired, more creative and more successful through the magazine, books and industry-leading events. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of HowDesignUniversity.com, click here.

ShopDeerHunting.com is is dedicated to bring you the best products, gear, and information for hunters. Through Deer & Deer Hunting, the magazine, and ShopDeerHunting.com, we provide unparalleled information on deer hunting. We are dedicated to offering you the best products and gear for your deer hunting wants and needs. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ShopDeerHunting.com, click here.

ShopNumisMaster.com is dedicated to bringing you the best books, information, tips, and inspiration for collectors. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ShopNumisMaster.com, click here.

GunDigestStore.com is dedicated to bringing you the best books, information, tips, and inspiration for gun collectors and gun enthusiasts. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of GunDigestStore.com, click here.

WorldTeaAcademy is brought to you by World Tea Media with the leadership of well-respected tea educator Donna Fellman and the technical support of some of the industry’s most recognizable luminaries. Achieve tea certification directly from your home or office. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of WorldTeaAcademy, click here.

GardenersHub.com is dedicated to bringing you the best books, information, tips, and inspiration for gardeners. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of GardenersHub.com, click here.

KrauseBooks.com prides itself in supplying collectors and hobbyists with the information and instruction they need to enjoy their hobby even more. There’s something for everyone from antique collectors to comic book collectors, old cars fans, hunters and shooters, sewers and quilts, coin collectors and more. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of KrauseBooks.com, click here.

StitchCraftCreate.co.uk is an online craft shop created by people who enjoy crafting especially for those who love to craft. We offer over 13,000 crafty products chosen by our savvy team. We aim to offer everything a crafter needs in one place at competitive prices. We have a huge selection of sewing fabrics and knitting yarns, as well as hundreds of cross stitch kits and tons of gorgeous craft books packed with inspiration. Formerly known as RUCraft, we have a rich pedigree in the crafting community. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of StitchCraftCreate.co.uk, click here.

ILoveCrossStitch.co.uk is an online cross stitch and needlecraft shop, packed with over 2,000 products including skeins, kits, books, accessories and more. Here at I Love Cross Stitch we love stitching,  and we want to pass that passion on to our customers! Our exclusive selection of cross stitch and needlecrafts products are fantastic value for money, both online and through a series of mailing catalogues. There is no commitment to buy from us, simply order what you want, when you want. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ILoveCrossStitch.co.uk, click here.

TheHobbyWareHouse.co.uk is the place find the latest books from David & Charles, Reader’s Digest, Dover and more, alongside new puzzles from Ravensburger, Gibsons, and Jumbo. And our selection of arts and crafts materials will help you make the most of your hobby. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of TheHobbyWareHouse.co.uk, click here.

These application pages are full of great information on the program, but for any additional inquiries about the program at any time please email us directly at Affiliate_Program@fwmedia.com, or read our Program FAQs, below.

 SOME FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (AND ANSWERS) FOR AFFILIATES

What are the benefits of participating?
F+W would like to offer you the chance to be rewarded for promoting our products and making an introduction to new consumers for our products.  When you make such a referral, you can earn a hefty referral bonus of 7% – 30% of any purchase from that you generate for our supported eCommerce stores. 

How do I sign up for the program?
All potential affiliates are asked to submit a standard application for approval, which we’ll review (in most cases within 48 hours).  You will be notified by email if/when your application is accepted.

During the application process you will be asked to agree to the terms of participation as outlined by F+W Media and our system administrator, Link Connector and Linkshare. There are separate applications for each of the eCommerce stores.  Please reference the sign up links at the top of the page.

How will I be compensated?
You’ll be paid on a cost-per-action (CPA) basis, as a revenue share for a bona fide sale on our supported eCommerce sites.  The basis of payment will be 7% – 30% of the value of the transaction, less shipping/handling and taxes, and excluding any cancelled and/or fraudulent orders placed.    More specifics are available in the terms of use on the application page.

When will I be compensated?
After the transactions go through a review period of 30 days, you will receive consolidated payments.

How do I use the program on my site?
F+W have made available a host of creative elements (banners, buttons, and textual links) that are linked to our various eCommerce stores.  Once you are approved as an affiliate, you can download and run these elements on your site.   From time-to-time F+W will offer updated creative elements for download with special offers to compel additional visitors.

How are these transactions tracked?
We outsource the management, tracking and reporting of our program, including links, to Link Connector and Linkshare.  Provided that you use the buttons, banners and textual links provided, our eCommerce stores will recognize the affiliate that has generated traffic and will link qualified purchases back to that affiliate, accordingly.

Is there a limit on how many sites I can employ?
No, provided that manage a site that attracts a desirable and suitable audience for our eCommerce stores, you’re welcome to apply to be an affiliate of any/all of our supported sites.

For any further questions, please feel free to contact us at Affiliate_Program@fwmedia.com or reach out to our affiliate marketing manager Jennifer Nix at jennifer.nix@fwmedia.com.

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