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residual earnings

A type of affiliate program where an affiliate is paid for not only the first sale from a referral, but and all subsequent sales from that referrer over the life of the customer.

See "How Affiliate Marketing Works" in the Did You Know... section of Webopedia.
Also see Refer-It.com, a directory of referral & affiliate programs for e-commerce, featuring information on over 6,500 affiliate programs.







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