Here are terms that will be helpful to know throughout this process:

affiliate (n) or publisher (n) : a website that sends customers to another website, for example: Unicorn Goods

merchant (n) or advertiser (n) : a website that sells things, for example: you

referred sales (n) or referrals (n) : sales that happen because an affiliate/publisher sent customers to a merchant/advertiser, like when we send you customers using VigLink

affiliate tracking pixel (n) : a line of code defined by an invisible pixel that enables VigLink to track referred sales

affiliate network (n) : a third party company that connects affiliates/publishers and merchants/advertisers, like VigLink

online store (n) : a shopable website; this is a website you manage where you take orders, collect payment, and display your products for sale