Sam Villa Co. AFFILIATE FAQS

What is a Sam Villa Co. Affiliate?

Our Sam Villa Co. Affiliates are essentially advocates for the brand, to help maintain a movement rooted in fostering continuing education for salon professionals and sharing expertise to enable consumers to get salon quality results at home. The benefits of being a Sam Villa Co. Affiliate is being financially compensated for your influential work or “opinion leading” that demonstrates your love for the Sam Villa Co. brand. Our Affiliates are outgoing individuals with a positive attitude and a passion for sharing the art of hairdressing! Or simply put, as Sam says: “You’ll be telling, not selling”.

What are the rules of the Sam Villa Co. Affiliate program?

Your participation in the Sam Villa Co. Affiliate Program is governed by the Program Terms & Conditions, which contains the specific rules as part of your Affiliate agreement.

Below are some answers to frequently asked questions about the Affiliate Program rules:

  1. You must be 18 or older to participate.
  2. The program is currently available to U.S. residents only.
  3. Please don’t comment with your Affiliate Promo Code on any Sam Villa Co. branded social media posts or on any Sam Villa Co. branded channels (e.g.: Sam Villa Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, etc.), even if you see another Affiliate doing it.
  4. DO NOT add your Affiliate code to coupon sites, it’s cheating! We check these sites frequently. If we find your Affiliate code has been added to one of these coupon sites, you will be notified immediately, and this may be cause for REMOVAL from the Affiliate Program.
  5. Remember that the purpose of a Sam Villa Co. Affiliate program is to bring new professionals & consumers to the brand and help people get to know Sam Villa Co. the brand and Sam Villa shears and styling tools!
  6. Respect those who book your in-person classes. If you’re working on behalf of another who sells Sam Villa tools, the best practice is to allow the attending salesperson to take the lead on securing product orders for the company they represent.
  7. Be kind & respectful to all other Affiliates (and all other people in general!).
  8. Be a positive contributor always! Sam Villa Co. reserves the right to suspend or cancel your Affiliate status if we find derogatory, discriminatory, or abusive language or imagery of any kind.

How soon will I be notified of my status after I complete the affiliate application?

Please give our team 7 working days after you submit your application for us to review and approve. Once you are approved, your Unique Affiliate Coupon Code will be activated. To streamline payments, we are using Refersion Pay as our exclusive payment platform. To start earning commissions you will also need to complete the Refersion Pay section by providing your banking information. If you have any troubles getting your code to authenticate at checkout or have any questions about Refersion Pay please email affiliates@samvilla.com

Once I am accepted into the program how does Sam Villa Co. Communicate news, offers and information to affiliates?

When you get accepted into the program, you’ll receive a detailed email outlining everything you need to know about getting started as a Sam Villa Co. Affiliate. We also ask you to follow the Sam Villa Affiliate private Instagram Account @samvillaaffiliates. There we will drop weekly news, offers and info along with social tiles you can repost on your platform. Monthly, we will also send out an Affiliate email to keep you updated and informed on products and best practices to support your affiliate marketing efforts. Finally, you’ll also receive payout notifications via emails! Keep an eye on these to ensure you’re receiving your commissions!

Will I get a Sam Villa Co. Affiliate shopping link?

Yes, when you are accepted as a Sam Villa Co. Affiliate you will receive a Unique Affiliate Coupon Code and Link to share with your family, friends, customers, and/or followers. When someone clicks on your link then makes a purchase, that sale will be attributed to you. Alternatively, you also have the option to share your Unique Affiliate Coupon Code for customers to use at checkout. When used at checkout, your Unique Affiliate Coupon Code will attribute the sale to you.

How do I track my sales & commission?

Easy! Just login to your Affiliate account with the email & password you created while signing up for the Sam Villa Co. Affiliate Program. This will allow you to track your sales and the commission you earn. To note: our management platform, Refersion, does not currently allow you to see who purchased using your code. This is for purposes of privacy of the purchaser.

Can my affiliate code be used with other discounts?

Yes, your Affiliate Coupon Code provides a 10% discount on all products except mannequins and stools. Your discount will stack with other existing website promotions but not with other coupon codes.

Do I receive any special discounts on my personal purchases?

Yes, you will receive a 30% discount on all products except mannequins and stools. Your discount will not stack with other existing website promotions and you will not receive commissions on personal purchases.

When are affiliate commissions paid out?

We process affiliate commissions on the 20th of each month. You will be paid commissions for all sales that have matured to 30-days from purchase. This 30-day period is to account for product returns. You will be emailed once your payout has been processed. You MUST make sure that you are signed up for Refersion Pay at the time of sign up to receive your payment. Rest assured, your payment and tax information is completely private from others and from The Sam Villa Co. Without this information, your commission payouts cannot be applied.

What is refersion pay and how do I sign up for refersion pay?

Refersion Pay is a payment system to streamline your payments. The benefits of enrolling in monthly direct payments with Refersion pay include: 1) reliable, on-time payments 2) easy tax documentation 3) NO transaction fees for affiliates. There are 5 simple steps to enroll in Refersion Pay.

  1. When you enroll in the Sam Villa Affiliate program, it will direct you to the Refersion platform to sign up. You’ll see a banner on your affiliate dashboard directing you to enroll in Monthly Direct Payments.
  2. You will then be asked to provide your tax information (W-9 or W-8BEN) in the setup portal.
  3. Next, you will enter the required bank account information.
  4. Banking verification process takes 3-5 days.
  5. Upon bank verification, you’ll all set for Monthly Direct Payments!
  6. You must sign up for Refersion Pay in order to participate in the Sam Villa Co. Affiliate Program.

What should I do if it looks like I am missing commission(s)?

Please reach out to us at affiliates@samvilla.com. Make sure you include the date & any conversion ID numbers shown to give us a better idea of which sale may be missing from your account. Please include your Affiliate account email, & your first & last name associated with your account.

What if I don't want to be a Sam Villa Co. Affiliate anymore?

If you no longer want to be a Sam Villa Co. Affiliate, we understand! Sometimes it just doesn't work for you, but we will miss you. Just shoot us an email at affiliates@samvillahair.com and let us know and we can process canceling your account for you.

Do I need to meet a certain sales quota or amount?

Not at all! The Sam Villa Co. Affiliate Program is exactly what you make of it. We understand life can get busy and there may be times where you may be inactive or lower in sales. But, not to worry! Of course, those who do actively work towards more sales will see higher commissions. Feel free to make as many (or as few) sales as you’d like.

Have another question not addressed?

We are here for you! Should you need an answer to any other question or support along the way, don’t hesitate to contact us a affiliates@samvilla.com. Good luck and thank you for joining the team!