Affiliate FAQ

What is the GenealogyBank Affiliate Program?
When you become a GenealogyBank Affiliate, you create an opportunity to earn commissions on the subscription sales you drive. GenealogyBank's unique and highly regarded content will earn you more money: The more sales you refer, the more money you make. Our partnership with MyAP affiliate management program ensures an easy-to-use interface and comprehensive affiliate tools for sales promotions and tracking, as well as training and support.

What does it cost to join?
Nothing! It is free to sign up for the GenealogyBank Affiliate Program.

How do I sign up?
Click here to fill out our affiliate application. Once your application is approved, you will receive an email with instructions on how to access your new affiliate account. We reserve the right to accept or refuse any application we receive.

How do I access my account?
After we have accepted your affiliate application, we will send your username. You will use the username and your password to login to your account.

Do I need my own website to become an affiliate?

Can websites outside the United States join?

Can I apply for the affiliate program if I don't live in the U.S.?
Yes. All affiliates must agree to our Terms and Conditions.

Can I link more than one website to my affiliate account?

How do I access information to promote on my site?
To view a full list of all of our text links, banners and other marketing materials, you must first log into your account here: Click on the "Creatives" tab found at the top of your account page. The "Creatives" section allows you to choose specific marketing materials from a marketing category (example: text ad, banner). Copy and paste the HTML into your site.

How do commissions work?
You earn a commission when a customer who was referred from your website makes a purchase on We place a 180-day cookie on the visitor's computer, so we know which customers originated from your site. See our terms and conditions for more information.

How are commissions earned
Tier 1 - Level 1: 20% of net sales up to $3999.00
Tier 1 - Level 2: 30% of net sales over $4000.00

How do I know how much money I've earned?
Log into your affiliate account for real-time information on sales, commissions, and site performance.

When and how do I get paid?
Commissions are paid within 30 days of the end of a calendar month. Payments are made only on amounts exceeding the monthly commission minimum of $25.00.

What if I have questions and need help with my account?
You can contact us by email at