Tracking - Online
Search Campaigns - Protected SEM Bidding Keywords :
Affiliates may not purchase or register any keywords, search terms or other identifiers that include "Books-A-Million" or variations thereof for use in any search engine, portal, sponsored advertising service or other search or referral service. Affiliates may not bid on the trademarks "books-a-million", "booksamillion" and "bam"; any keyword string that includes those trademarks such as "booksamillion coupon"; and any variations or misspellings of those trademarks including but not limited to "bookamillion", "booksmillion", "booksamilion", “baam”, “bamm” and “bam million”. You may not bid on any trademark plus terms (i.e. you may not use our trademark terms with other terms): for example, “Books a Million coupons” and “Books a Million discount”. Please exclude our trademark terms from your program and add them as negative keywords.
Search Campaigns - Recommended SEM Bidding Keywords :
If you are running a SEM campaigns you may want to use these recommended, high-traffic terms: books, bestselling books, book club books, bestselling fiction, bestselling young adult books, bestselling children's books, bestselling nonfiction, biographies, memoir, bestselling authors, bestsellers, young adult literature, religious literature, audio books, audio downloads, ebooks, bestselling ebooks, humorous books, science fiction, scifi, fantasy novels, discount books, new books, bargain books, electronics for sale, movies for sale, music for sale, CDs for sale, dvds for sale, electronics accessories
Search Campaigns - Prohibited SEM Display URL Content : You may not use our trademarked terms in your ad copy, title, display name or display URL.
Search Campaigns - Prohibited SEM Ad Copy Content - You may not use our trademarked terms in your ad copy, title, display name or display URL. You may not include the term "Official" or trademark/registered symbols in your ad copy
Search Campaigns - Direct Linking - No
Search Campaigns - Special Instructions for Search Marketing Publishers - PPC Guidelines: If you would like to use SEM in our Affiliate Program, you will need to follow these guidelines: -- You may not bid on any of our trademarked terms: Books A Million, Booksamillion, BAM and all variations/misspellings of the trademark name. Please exclude our trademark terms from your program and add them as negative keywords. -- You may not bid on any trademark plus terms (i.e. you may not use our trademark terms with other terms); for example: Books a Million coupons. Additional PPC Guidelines: -- You may not use our trademarked terms in your ad copy, title, display name or display URL. -- You may not link directly to our website or use redirects directly to our website. You must direct traffic to your site. -- You may not include the term "Official" or trademark/registered symbols in your ad copy. -- When bidding on general terms, do not outbid Books-A-Million.
Web Site - Prohibited Web Site Content - Adult or pornographic sites and sites containing and/or promoting hate speech are prohibited from advertising for Books-A-Million. COUPON GUIDELINES: You must link directly to our website. You may not frame our website. You may not practice cookie stuffing or other deceptive tactics. You may not mislead customers into clicking on a coupon or offer that does not exist or is expired. You may not force customers to click on a link to receive an offer. If you are found violating our coupon guidelines we reserve the right to reverse or withhold your commission and to remove you from our program. If you have questions about what is or is not allowed, please ask. We are happy to work with you. EMAIL MARKETING GUIDELINES: Email campaigns are allowed upon request. You must be CAN-SPAM compliant. Contact us for suppression lists and email creative. Any affiliate that runs mail campaigns without contacting us first is considered in violation of our terms. If you use email or newsletters to promote our Affiliate Program, you must follow the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (Public Law No. 108-187). This is non-negotiable. Email must be sent from you. Do not imply that email is being sent in relation to us or on behalf of our site. If you are found violating our email marketing guidelines we reserve the right to reverse or withhold your commission and to remove you from our program. If you have questions about what is or is not allowed, ask. We are happy to help you with your emails or work with you. SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDELINES: You may not post affiliate links and use the @symbol so that your link shows up on any of our social media properties. Read these terms and conditions carefully. Your participation in our Affiliate Program is an agreement to follow these policies. Adhere to the policy in place to remain a publisher in good standing and to ensure you do not lose any commissions.
Web Site - Unacceptable Web Sites - GENERAL GUIDELINES: You may not manipulate any linking code; you may only use the linking code provided by the affiliate network. Please use only the text links or banners provided. If you wish to make your own links please send them to us for approval before you use them on your site. If you are using naked link technology you agree to use a direct link to our site. You agree not to use false or misleading links. You agree not to engage in cookie stuffing or pop-unders. Whenever possible you will not mask the referring URL information. You agree not to use redirects to bounce clicks off of a non-originating domain to give the appearance that it originated somewhere it did not. Downloadable software is not allowed. Incentivized traffic is not allowed. Your website must not create the impression that it is our website or a part of our website. Therefore, your website will not mirror, copy or resemble the look and feel of our website. You may not frame our website, or use our images, or our copy. Your affiliate profile must list all of the domains that you use in your affiliate marketing for our site. This campaign permits international traffic, although international shipping may not be available to all countries due to civil unrest, postal service interruptions, and other factors beyond our ability to control. Adult or pornographic sites are prohibited from advertising for Books-A-Million. Sites containing and/or promoting hate speech are prohibited from advertising for Books-A-Million. We always reserve the right to reverse orders due to duplicate tracking, returns, cancelled orders, disputed charges and/or program violations. If we contact you with an issue (or a suspected issue) please respond to us in a timely and open manner. We may ask you to substantiate or validate the source of your traffic and provide proof. Please adhere to the policy in place to remain a publisher in good standing and to ensure you do not lose any commissions.