Markets.com is one of the leading forex brokers around. It is managed by SafeCap Intl. based in Cyprus, and while the broker has been operating in the forex retail markets for quite a few years, they have only recently started their affiliate and IB programs. Backed by strong regulations from CySec and FSA, and having won many awards, promoting Markets.com makes for a good profitable partnership for affiliates who can leverage thier well established brand presence.
Affiliate Commission Models
Affiliates and IB’s can choose between CPA, CPL, Revenue share and hybrid models. The CPL model is subject to negotiation with the account manager which can be done as soon as you sign up with Markets.com affiliate program. Affiliates can promote Markets.com as well as Finxeo. The CPA offered is up to $800 for Markets.com and up to $600 for Finexo while the revenue share models are in the range of 25% up to 40% and 25% up to 30% respectively. Markets.com also offers a sub-affiliate tiered program with commission of 10% from the revenues generated by the sub-affiliates referred.
The affiliate section for Markets.com carries detailed information on the various types of business partnership models that they provide. This includes:
Markets.com Business Introducer which offers IB’s 25% revenue share model, which is the basic level. IB’s who already come with experience are welcome to negotiate the revenue share directly with their account managers.
Markets.com Money Manager is aimed towards forex fund managers and offers highly negotiable solutions that allows forex money managers flexible solutions while offering good commission rates as well.
Markets.com Affiliates allows forex affiliates who manage websites/portals to choose between revenue share, CPA, hybrid as well as custom CPL deals as well.
Affiliate Program Details
Signing up to Markets.com affiliate program is simple and straight forward. After submitting your application it takes up to 24 hours to have your account approved. Each affiliate is assigned a dedicated account manager to assist with integrating the Markets.com and Finexo brands.
Markets.com affiliate program carries a minimum payment threshold of $100 with payment methods that include Paypal, Moneybookers and Bank WIRE. Presently the affiliate program is offered only in English, but there are plans to make the affiliate program multi-lingual that includes Spanish, Italian, French, Arabic and Polish.
Markets.com affiliate program uses a custom in-house developed affiliate program which is easy to use. Upon login, affiliates and IB’s can see their tracking links. The affiliate system consists of ‘Traffic Stats’, ‘Marketing Tools’, ‘Profiles’ and ‘Modify Account’ sections.
Traffic Stats: The traffic stats section is quite self explanatory and gives access to drill down the stats data. The Traffic Stats consists of ‘Advertiser Stats’ and ‘Sub Affiliate Stats’ and offers a customized traffic drill down data based on the Banners, Brands, Campaign, etc. All data can be easily exported via CSV for further analysis.
Profiles: The Profiles section makes for a good tool for affiliates who wish to create sub tracking ID’s to keep their different campaign separate and also makes it easy to measure the performance for each of the campaigns. Affiliates can create multiple profiles and can then be tagged when selecting the marketing materials.
Modify Account: This section allows for affiliates to edit their profiles such as language, details on your default websites, updates to payment methods and more.
Markets.com – Conclusion
It is highly recommended that you add Markets.com to your existing forex promotions. A strong regulation and licensing alongside good affiliate support and dedicated account managers means this is a good program to promote.