Turn your website into a goldmine

Here’s what we paid out to MacPaw affiliates in commissions
Want to start earning?
Need extra cash?
Have an active social media account?
Want to write for money?
Like writing about software?
Have a website?
Use MacPaw products and want to tell others about them?
Have a blog?

Join the MacPaw Affiliate Program

35% per sale starting commission
Performance-based incentives
Referral period: 180-day cookie duration
Localized landing pages
Cross-device tracking
Dedicated affiliate management

How much can you earn?

Let’s do some rough math.

Copies you sold
of the app
per period of time
Your approximate earnings are:
$ 0
per year
$1000 per month

Where to begin

All you need is a website or a blog and a strong desire to make extra money.

Join our Affiliate Program

You can join here via Impact. We personally review every application and once yours is approved, we’ll send you an email that includes banners and your affiliate links.

It costs absolutely nothing to become an affiliate partner.

Write an article

Create content and drive traffic. Write articles that describe MacPaw applications and the problems they solve for our customers. Make sure your articles rank well in Google.

Place affiliate links

Use the links and banners we sent you on your website or social media account. Write an article or place banners and links within existing articles.

Read more in our F.A.Q on how to correctly set it up.

Earn money

The sky's the limit. Start earning money, 35% commission on sales you refer.

Commission levels increase as you reach new performance tiers and depend on the purchases made by your referrals.

Frequently asked questions

Please review them carefully before applying.

  • Why should I become an affiliate for MacPaw?
    Becoming an affiliate is an easy way to partner with MacPaw and earn commission for every client you refer to us! As an affiliate partner, we’ll provide you with links, banners, and logos to advertise MacPaw software on your website, blog, or social media channel.
  • MacPaw Affiliate Program Highlights:
    • Referral Period: 180-Day Cookie Duration
    • Performance-based incentives
    • 35% per sale starting commission
    • Localized landing pages
    • Dedicated Affiliate Management
    • Cross-device tracking
  • How do I start?

    It's simple: Join our affiliate program, add approved affiliate banners and links to your website or blog, and start earning 35% commission on sales you refer! Our most successful affiliate partners write product reviews and other unique content to help promote and advertise MacPaw online.

  • How do you track affiliate sales?

    MacPaw has partnered with Impact to handle the tracking, reporting, and affiliate payments. You can log into your MacPaw affiliate account at any time to check your stats, get affiliate links, grab banners, and other resources to help you get started.

    Still can’t find what you need? Contact our affiliate manager to get help along the way.

  • What is MacPaw Affiliate Program?
    The MacPaw Affiliate Program is a way for you to earn money by advertising MacPaw products on your website, blog, newsletter, or to your social network community. For every person you refer that completes a purchase you earn commission on the transaction.
  • Where do I join MacPaw Affiliate Program?
    You can join MacPaw affiliate program here. We personally review all applications and, once your application is approved, send you an email that includes banners and your affiliate links so you can easily add them to your website.
  • What does it cost to join the program?
    It costs absolutely nothing to become an affiliate partner, and you can end your affiliate relationship at any time.
  • What do I need to get approved?
    We review every affiliate application carefully to ensure you are in compliance with our Program Terms and Conditions. While we cannot approve all affiliates to the program, we’re looking for affiliate partners with websites relevant to MacPaw products and Mac software. If you have a website already evangelizing MacPaw products, that helps too. We reserve the right to reject any website containing objectionable material, including explicit language or content, or support for violent or discriminatory groups. We will remove any approved affiliate found in violation of our Terms & Conditions or participating in activities that may reflect negatively on MacPaw products or brand.
  • Can I use MacPaw name and logo on my site?
    You can only use approved creatives available through the affiliate program. You are not allowed to alter our logos or approved creative in any way. You’ll find the approved banners and other creatives in the Impact interface. These assets are regularly updated and include new promotions and other news.
  • How much can I make?
    The sky's the limit. Affiliates earn 35% commission on every referred sale that occurs on a click through their website, blog, newsletter, or social network community. Commission levels increase as you reach new performance tiers and depend on the purchases made by your referrals.
  • How do I know how much I’ve earned?
    To make it easier for affiliates, MacPaw runs the affiliate program through Impact. You can log in and check your sales performance and commissions earned at any time.
  • When and how do I get paid?
    Affiliate commissions are paid through Impact. The payment method options are: ACH, Check, PayPal, and International Electronic Funds Transfer. Commissions are paid monthly, and if you do not reach the payment threshold, your commissions earned will be carried over to subsequent months until the payment threshold is met.
  • What are my responsibilities as an affiliate partner and affiliate program member?

    As a partner and member of the MacPaw Affiliate Program, you represent an extension of the MacPaw brand. As such, your responsibilities are to:

    • Add your MacPaw affiliate links to your website or blog within 7 days of being approved to the program;
    • Give MacPaw banners exposure and visibility on your website, blog, newsletter, or mentions to your social networking community;
    • Ensure that your website content is appropriate, up-to-date and relevant to be associated with MacPaw;
    • Use approved banners and links provided to ensure accurate tracking so we can attribute your sales and pay you commissions earned.
  • Where can I find additional information on MacPaw?
  • Can I bid on trademarked terms or use them in domain names?
    You may not bid on the trademarks “MacPaw” or “MacPaw.com,” or any variations thereof, including misspellings. You may not use those trademarked names in meta tags or domain names or link directly to our site from PPC ads.
  • Can I bid in Pay-Per-Click campaigns?
    You are not permitted to bid in Pay-Per-Click campaigns on keywords such as macpaw.com, macpaw, www.macpaw, www.macpaw.com, cleanmymac, clean my mac, cleanmymac.com, www.cleanmymac, www.cleanmymac.com, www.cleanmypc.com, cleanmypc, clean my pc, cleanmy, cleanmypc.com, www.cleanmypc and/or any misspellings or similar alterations of these -- be it separately or in combination with other keywords or, if you are a coupon affiliate, in combination with + coupon, + discount and similar key phrases. Bidding on those keywords will be considered trademark violation and you will be terminated and banned from MacPaw Affiliate Program.
  • What is an affiliate disclosure?
    All affiliates must comply with FTC's Endorsement Guidelines, which means that you must a have a reasonable basis for any endorsements and product reviews that you publish. You can check some disclosure examples here.
  • Can I promote MacPaw via email or newsletters?
    You may use mailings to customers to promote MacPaw products as long as the recipient is already a customer or subscriber of your services or website, and recipients have the option to remove themselves from future mailings. Please note that you cannot appear as “MacPaw” in the emails that you send.
  • What is your commission structure?
    Our default commission level is 35%/sale. However, we also offer performance-based incentives on a case-to-case basis. To learn more, please contact us at [email protected].
  • Can I send my traffic/users to any page I want?
    You can only send traffic to approved landing pages available through our affiliate program. The links can be found in your Impact affiliate interface, under the “Ads.”
  • What are the next steps after I get approved to the program?
    Our most successful affiliate partners prepare detailed product reviews which would resonate with their audience. Thus, the next step is to start working on content about your favorite MacPaw products and add your affiliate links and banners once it’s ready.
  • What are the permitted and disapproved traffic sources?
    Permitted traffic sources and activities: content websites; blogs; social media groups which belong to your site/blog; cashback websites; newsletters to double-opt in contacts. Disapproved traffic sources and activities: ppc bidding; cookie stuffing; disruptive ad formats (popups, popunders, etc.); toolbars, plugins, and browser extensions/helper objects, shopping assistance applications, etc.; teaser networks; subnetworks (subject to transparency screening); fraud and spamming; promote or display sexually explicit materials; cybersquatting and typosquatting; coupon usage (restricted usage). To see a full list of prohibited activities, please refer to our affiliate Program Terms and Conditions.
  • Do you have a separate affiliate program for Setapp?
    Yes, we do have a separate affiliate program for everyone who’d like to promote Setapp subscription service and apps available on Setapp. By joining Setapp’s affiliate program, you get to earn $10 per every sign-up. To learn more and apply to join, please follow this link.
  • Is it possible to resell MacPaw apps?
    It’s possible to resell CleanMyMac X and Gemini 2 apps via MacPaw Reseller Program. The Reseller Store gives resellers an ability to order the necessary amount of licenses and pay the order online. Contact the affiliate manager to become a MacPaw reseller, specifying the product type and quantity that you’d like to resell.
  • Who can I ask if I have additional questions?
    If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected]. We’ll be glad to answer all your questions and help you to become a successful MacPaw affiliate partner.

Write about fantastic apps and make cash

Anyone with a blog, website, or a social media accounts can join the MacPaw Affiliate Program and earn money.

Become an Affiliate