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Welcome to Homestead Crafter's affiliate program!
Thank you for joining! We appreciate you, our affiliate, and want to tell you how the program works.
Within 24 hours, you should receive an email from us with YOUR affiliate code. This is a coupon code for our store. Please note that we only ship to the United States.
How the program works:
Once you receive your affiliate code, you can start promoting it. Promote wherever you like. Send people to Homestead Crafter's store, emphasizing your coupon/affiliate code in your promotions. For example:
Homestead Crafter has amazing jewelry and gifts for the everyday woman. Come shop for awesome stuff! Use coupon code XXXXX at checkout for 20% off your order of $25 or more. (USA only.)
The affiliate code you are assigned will track any purchases made through your code. I will keep track of your sales and you will receive a payment through paypal on a monthly basis. The paypal email used for payments will be the one you used to sign up for the affiliate program.
Your commissions are based upon the amount spent by your referred customers. This amount is 10% of their total order before shipping. So if one of your referrals spends $25 on an order, you receive $2.50. The more customers you send to our store, the more money you make. Minimum payout is $5. If you do not reach payout in one month, any commissions due roll over to the next month, until you reach payout.
Affiliate commission payments are processed the last week of the following month after commissions are accrued for balances of $5 or more. This allows us to account for any returns or cancellations.
January is paid end of February.
February is paid end of March.
March is paid end of April.
April is paid end of May.
May is paid end of June.
June is paid end of July.
July is paid end of August.
August is paid end of September.
September is paid end of October.
October is paid end of November.
November is paid end of December.
December is paid end of January.
Homestead Crafter is happy to accept PayPal, Etsy Gift Cards and Direct Checkout.
Your files will be available to download once payment is confirmed.
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU WANT THE PRODUCT BEFORE PURCHASING. CANCELLED OR RETURNED orders will have a 5% PROCESSING FEE.
CUSTOM ORDERS CAN NOT BE REFUNDED.
REFUNDS For PRODUCTS:
Please contact me immediately and allow me the opportunity to correct the situation before leaving feedback.
Returns will be ACCEPTED ONLY IF:
* I am contacted within 2 days of the buyer receiving the item, and
* Item is mailed back to me within 5 days of buyer receiving the item - Buyer will pay shipping (SHIPPING IS NOT REFUNDABLE) AND provide the tracking number to me
* The item is in the same condition as when the buyer received the item and is returned in or with the original packaging.
* Refund will only be for the PRICE of the item, less the restocking fee, Shipping Charges are NON-REFUNDABLE.
*There is a 5% restocking fee.
ONLY after determining that the product is in the original condition will there be a refund minus the shipping and restocking fee.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take for my order to be shipped?
It varies, depending on how busy I am at my full-time job and with various homestead chores. Shipping is set to maximum 2 weeks to offset this, and I make every effort to have your order in the mail in that time. If you need something shipped faster, let me know in the buyer's notes when you order, and I will do my best to get it out faster.
How do I know my order has been shipped?
All orders are shipped with a tracking number, which I provide to you, the buyer, when I mark your order as shipped.
Are any of the charms you use trademarked?
Not that I know of. If you think something in my shop violates trademark or copyright, let me know, and we can work together on the issue. Please note that I often buy things for resale and so have Right of First Sale under U.S. Copyright Law.
Wow - the shipping on my order seems pretty high! What's up with that?
On smaller orders of one or two items, which is normal for my shop, it doesn't really seem like a lot. When you have a large order, it compensates for the extra time I have to take to pack your order for safe shipping. Shipping costs cover both shipping and handling at Homestead Crafter. Sadly, shipping at Etsy penalizes larger orders and multiples, but we are always happy to refund your over shipping that you paid.
Why don't you ship internationally?
In all my years selling online, I've had less than a dozen orders from overseas, even when I offered it. Additionally, many of my items cannot be shipped internationally, so it does me no good to offer this to a small handful of people.