FW a Content + Ecommerce Company Affiliate Programs

 

Content, Community, Commerce

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 reviewed one of our books or courses on your blog, posted about sale we’re having on social media, or passed along issues of our magazines to your friends or family. Now when you recommend F+W to a fellow writer, crafter, designer, hunter, genealogist, artist, screen writer, wood worker, weapon enthusiast or coin collector, you’ll earn a referral bonus valued at 7% – 30% of their entire purchase. 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 networks:  LinkShare US & UK & Link Connector. Current affiliate opportunities include 30 of our most popular eCommerce stores in the crafts, design, deer hunting, fine art, genealogy, weapons,  numismatics, writing, and  woodworking categories. Each site includes thousands of books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, eBooks, software 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!

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ART

North Light Shop is the destination for artists looking for art books, magazines, DVDs, downloads, and specialty art supplies. Our team of editors curates exclusive kits, eBooks, art lessons and emags tailored to solve the most popular painting problems. You’ll find all your favorite art instruction products at our store and now by sharing those product with your readers, you can be rewarded. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of NorthLightShop.com, click here.

ArtistsNetwork.tv offers the best online art instruction with more than 600 videos available for instant streaming. Launched in 2008, our mission is to provide instructional videos from leading contemporary artists. As artists ourselves, we want to share our passion for art with the world. We want your help in spreading our mission by rewarding you with the opportunity to earn some revenue when you join us in our quest to spread the love of art! For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ArtistsNetwork.tv, click here.

Online courses are growing more and more popular. Artists Network University creates courses designed to help artists improve their painting and drawing skills, while providing instructor feedback on the course work. Online education is the perfect solution for the beginner or intermediate artist who wants professional feedback but isn’t able to attend a live workshop. You can help your readers connect with instructors who can help them improve their skills and rev up their love for making art.  For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ArtistsNetworkUniversity.com, click here.


QUILTING

Keepsakequilting.com offers a huge selection of highest quality cotton quilt fabrics, a vast array of quilting books, quilt kits, quilt patterns, specially coordinated quilt fabrics (Medleys™) and quilting supplies. The shop itself in Center Harbor New Hampshire is not only a quilter’s paradise; it has become a needleworker and knitter’s paradise. We are “America’s Favorite Quilt Shop!” For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Keepsakequilting.com, click here

KeepsakeNeedlearts.com is the place for fiber artists with a needle and canvas.  Find everything you need for cross stitching, embroidery, crewel and needlepoint with a wide selection of kits, canvases, floss and tools.  For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of KeepsakeNeedlearts.com, click here

Patternworks.com provides a destination for knitters and crocheters of all levels of experience.  From thousands of colors in the latest yarns, a vast array of knitting and crochet tools and notions, organizers, patterns and books, one look and you’ll see why Patternworks is the benchmark for fine knitting supplies.  Visit us at the Patternworks shop next door to Keepsake Quilting in Center Harbor, NH. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Patternworks.com, click here

Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting is America’s Favorite Quilting Magazine. Our goal is for you to enjoy making quilts as much as we do. We offer a great selection of kits you see featured in the magazine as well as digital patterns, exclusive templates, and curated products for the Fons & Porter audience. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Fons & Porter, click here.

Consider Craft of Quilting your destination for modern inspiration and resources.  What was old is now new.  And as we all place more value back into our hearths and homes, let’s make them uniquely our own.  For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Craft of Quilting click here

Quilt and Sew Shop – the online store from F+W, publishers of Quilters Newsletter, McCall’s Quilting, McCall’s Quick Quilts, Quiltmaker, Sew News, and Creative Machine Embroidery. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Quilt and Sew Shop click here.

QNNtv offers simply the best online quilting video instruction available. QNNtv was launched in 2007 to provide online instructional quilting videos from popular quilting shows including Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting, Quilting Arts TV, My First Quilt, and many more. We are quilters ourselves and we want to pass that same passion to our community and customers. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of QNNtv, click here.


WRITING & SCREEN WRITING

WritersDigestShop.com is dedicated to bringing writers the best information, tips, and inspiration they need to achieve their writing dreams. Here they’ll find a wide selection of instructional books, magazines, digital videos, webinars, kits and more, covering everything from mastering the craft and getting published, to securing an agent and writing a memoir.  For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of WritersDigestShop.com, click here.

The Writers Store is respected worldwide as the leading authority on screenwriting and filmmaking tools.  WritersStore.com offers software, books, courses and supplies for screenwriters and filmmakers at the lowest prices, with unmatched customer service and all backed by a 30-day money back guarantee.  For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of The Writers Store, click here.

Screenwriters University is the largest provider of screenwriting focused online courses.  Taught by experts on the craft, ScreenwritersUniversity.com courses empower writers of all levels around the world to achieve their creative goals. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Screenwriters University, click here.

WritersDigestUniversity.com features online writing courses and weekend “boot camps” 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 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 WritersDigestUniversity.com, click here.

Tutorials.WritersDigest.com features high-quality instructional videos on the craft of writing and the business of publishing. Videos include step-by-step instructions and cover everything from self-publishing and building a platform to writing a novel, memoir, or poem and much 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 Tutorials.WritersDigest.com, click here.


WOODWORKING

ShopWoodworking.com is the destination for woodworkers looking for books, magazines, DVDs, downloads, and all things woodworking. Our team of editors curates exclusive kits, eBooks, and emags tailored to solve the most popular woodworking problems. You’ll find ideas and projects for different builds, using hand tools, power tools or a combination of both. Now you can be part of our community by sharing those products with your readers as a member of our affiliate program. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ShopWoodWorking.com, click here.


GENEALOGY

ShopFamilyTree.com is a one-stop shop for all the genealogy research solutions you need to research family heritage and trace your ancestors. Whether you’re the most advanced researcher looking for detailed resources or the budding family historian looking for help beginning a genealogy search, ShopFamilyTree.com is dedicated to bringing you the best books, videos, information, tips, and inspiration for those who want to discover, preserve and celebrate their roots.
For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ShopFamilyTree.com, click here.

Family Tree University brings Family Tree Magazine’s friendly, accessible style of genealogy instruction to an online learning environment. Courses cover a variety of topics, from research methods to genetic genealogy, organizational tools and techniques, and various ethnicities. Designed for the genealogy enthusiast, these courses will help family historians uncover more of their own history. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Family Tree University, click here.


SEWING

Welcome to store.marthapullen.com, your one-stop-shop for the best patterns, lace, fabrics and notions for heirloom sewing including machine embroidery and hand stitching. Browse hundreds of books and DVDs devoted to sewing, quilting and more. Peruse the wide selection of notions and sewing accessories. Shop the array of patterns and fabrics perfect for all kinds of tastes. Whatever you fancy, our store is sure to please. 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 page views 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.

BurdaStyle Academy is the #1 source for online sewing education! Sewing is a craft based on creativity, skill, practice and patience that requires innovative courses to help you develop your skills in design, drafting, sewing and much more! We hand pick sewing industry specialists to develop courses that we know BurdaStylers want to learn and expand their sewing knowledge on. Our instructors guide you through our courses with one-on-one help while you also have the opportunity to connect with fellow students around the world and help each other along the way! 
For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of BurdaStyle Academy, click here.

CRAFTS, KNITTING, MIXED MEDIA AND MORE

InterweaveStore.com: Browse our craft shops, discover our broad selection of 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.

Craft Online University’s engaging and easy-to-follow instruction inspires students to take the next step in their crafting experience – whether you are a beginner or interested in more advanced instruction, or looking for advice about how to make your craft into a business. Our online classes cover a variety of different topics, from quilting and sewing, to jewelry making, to weaving and mixed media. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Craft Online University, 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.


DESIGN

MyDesignShop.com is the premiere online bookstore for anyone interested in graphic design at any skill level. Whether you are fresh from school, a veteran, a freelancer, or an in-house designer. MyDesignShop.com is the online destination for the design resources you will use every day. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of MyDesignShop.com, click here.

HowDesignUniversity.com (HOW U) is a program of online graphic & web design courses and boot camps that let you learn alongside some of HOW’s best-known presenters and the most influential designers in the industry. HOW U courses take you deep into subjects that are critical to your career growth, with in-depth lesson plans created by expert instructors that will enable you apply what you’re learning to your day-to-day work. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of HowDesignUniversity.com, click here.


OUTDOORS & WEAPONS

ShopDeerHunting.com is dedicated to bring you the best products, gear, and information for whitetail deer hunters. With staff of Deer & Deer Hunting curating the product selection, you can trust that ShopDeerHunting.com only offers the best resources for the year-round whitetail deer hunter, from food plot advice in the spring to lunar rut predictions in the fall. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of ShopDeerHunting.com, click here.

GunDigestStore.com aims to bring you the best books, gear, information, tips, and inspiration for gun collectors and gun enthusiasts. But this isn’t just any online gun shop. It’s full of exclusive products not available anywhere else, from book bundles to innovative gun accessories, all vetted and developed by Gun Digest staff. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of GunDigestStore.com, click here.


ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

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.

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.


UK DIVISION

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.

Sew and So is the largest online needlecraft shop serving cross stitchers since 1998. You will find the biggest range of cross stitch kits available in the UK plus books, charts, materials and accessories. With more than 50,000 products in stock and available we have everything for the cross stitcher and needlecrafter. The team at Sew and So is committed to providing you with the largest selection of products available (and in stock!), at great prices, with super fast deliveries – often next day, backed up with full support from our helpful and knowledgeable staff. For more information, and to apply to become an affiliate of Sew and So, 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.


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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 and our system administrator, Link Connector and Linkshare. There are separate applications for each program.  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 has 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 promote these banners, buttons and links on your site, via a newsletter, or post on social media! 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 said sites are relative to our audiences for our eCommerce stores, you’re welcome to apply to be an affiliate of any/all of our supported sites.  If promoting on multiple sites, please include any additional URLs when applying to the program.

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Contact Us

For any further questions, please feel free to contact us at Affiliate_Program@fwmedia.com. For specific questions regarding F+W ecommerce sites please reach out to Jennifer Nix at jennifer.nix@fwcommunity.com. For questions related to university and video sites please reach out to Alex De Koekkoek at alex.dekoekkoek@fwcommunity.com.

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