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Question from Devon in Montana about Gate.com's affiliate marketing program: Help. I cannot login to my Gate.com affiliate program to earn commissions on the sale of Gate.com hosting products - what's going on?
Our answer: No. Gate.com's affiliate program is now closed. We believe that the decision to close the affiliate program likely relates either to a strategic marketing decision made by Hostway, Gate.com's new corporate parent, or alternatively that Gate.com is developing a more robust affiliate program and needs to close the old one in order to roll out a new affiliate program. However, this is pure speculation on our part as the Gate.com affiliate program does not provide a reason as to why it has been closed down. The reason we believe this to be the case is that the ValueWeb.com affiliate program is also closed. The same information as with the Gate.com affiliate program can also be found at the ValueWeb affiliate program website - verify here. Thus, the changes to the Gate.com and ValueWeb.com affiliate marketing programs likely have to due with head office decisions.
According to the Gate.com website, "All accounts signed up prior to that date will be recognized and honored as part of the appropriate program. All accounts signed up on or after May 1, 2008 will not be eligible for inclusion in the Affiliate programs." This should answer your Gate.com affiliate program question as to why you are experiencing login difficulties.
If you are looking for a web hosting affiliate program to join, or want to replace your Gate.com affiliate banners with a new web host that is still offering an affiliate program, we suggest ThinkHost's affiliate program. This web host offers similar capacity plans as Gate.com, pays $100 per sale and has pricing that is less than Gate.com ensuring strong conversion. Check out the ThinkHost affiliate program by clicking here. Like the Gate.com program, there is no cost to join. Although it is not clear from the Gate.com website, we believe that both the Agent Referral program and the General Referral Program at Gate.com have been closed.
In our opinion, Gate.com is a good hosting company, so if you were a past Gate.com affiliate or would like to become one, we encourage you to watch their Reseller section to see if a new Gate.com affiliate program is launched. We've provided a link to the Gate.com website below that you can bookmark.
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