There are basically 2 types of partnerships.

Affiliate vs Reseller partnership

There are two types of partnership programs at ChatFood. Learn the differences between them and choose the one that suits you best.

Affiliate

Reseller

Partnership model

You refer your audience to ChatFood

You purchase subscriptions from ChatFood and resell them to your customers

Who pays for ChatFood subscription

Referred client

Reseller

Pricing for restaurants

Standard pricing

(www.chatfood.io)

Resellers own pricing

Revenues

20% recurring commission on every purchased subscription for the first year

You earn difference between your reseller pricing and ChatFood pricing (as a reseller you get individually negotiated reseller discount)

Payouts

Monthly commission paid to your bank account

Not applicable. You purchase discounted subscriptions from ChatFood and your customers pay you directly

Payouts timing

Monthly after submitting your invoice

Depending on the pricing model you have for your customers

Marketing

You refer your audience to ChatFood with affiliate link (link is valid for 60 days)

You build your own marketing strategy and website

Who provides voice & chat customer support to restaurants

ChatFood

Depends on white labeling option
(if you opt for white label you provide customer support on your own)

Who provides text & video help center

ChatFood

Depends on white labeling option
(if you opt for white label you need to build your own help center)

How to start the partnership

  1. Register your partner account and log on to it.

  2. Send and email to partners@chatfood.io to inform us about the type of partnership (reseller or affiliate)

  3. Our team will approve your partnership and send you a partner link

  4. You can share the link to your customers and ask them to subscribe through that link.

  5. If you are an affiliate, ChatFood will take care of customer onboarding making sure the customer has all the info required to start selling, after the customer select the paid plan, you will earn a commission

  6. If you are a reseller, you can manage the customer yourself, and apply the pricing that you desire, including a higher monthly rate, a setup fee, or additional services like marketing.

Commissions

  1. When the customer decides to purchase the ChatFood subscription service you will start receiving up to 20% of the monthly subscription fee.

  2. Optionally, if you run a blog, have a popular web page or you’re a social media influencer you may build your customer base by promoting the affiliate link we create especially for you. Post the affiliate link on your blog, web page, or social media channel. Every customer who clicks it during the 60-day period and purchases ChatFood subscription plan is added to your partner’s program account.

Who is it for?

ChatFood partners program is for anyone working at or with a local business like restaurant, pharmacy or retailer. Most ChatFood partners fall into the following broad categories:

  1. Marketing Agencies - Marketing agencies typically build websites or run ads for their clients and can use ChatFood to radically enhance the website usability and ads perforamance by adding the e-commerce functionality

  2. Freelancers - Similarly to marketing agencies, freelancers build websites where ChatFood e-commerce solution fills the functionality gap

  3. Restaurants or shops - If you are running your own restaurant or local shop and want to promote ChatFood, the partners program will be an additional revenue stream for you

  4. Employees - Not an owner (yet?) No problem – leverage your industry contacts and convert them into recurring revenue.

  5. Technology or service companies - If you run a technology or service company like POS systems or deliveries – ChatFood partners program will add to your existing revenue.

FAQ

How much can I actually make?

There are 2 modes for cooperation: affiliate partner and re-seller
For affiliate partners:

  • 20% for restaurants or shops

Some examples:

  • 10 customers x $80 x 20% = $160 / month

  • 60 customers x $80 x 20% = $960 / month

As an affiliate partner, will I get a commission on every business or shop from a chain?

Yes, every restaurant or shop counts as long as they subscribe.

Who configures ChatFood settings?

That depends on you. The most typical scenarios are:

  • If you represent an agency or you are a freelancer yourself and you build websites for your customers you will most likely want to configure the settings yourself and simply provide your customer with login credentials.

  • If you are a blogger or influencer you will most likely leave the configuration up to the client or shop owner while you will focus on promoting your affiliate link

  • If you work at a local business or shop, are a business or shop owner or you provide POS or delivery solutions – you are most likely to focus on promoting ChatFood while leaving the configuration to the restaurant or shop owner.

Who makes the formal service agreement with the customer?

In the affiliate partner agreement, ChatFood does that. This happens the moment a customer accepts the terms and conditions while making the purchase.

In the reseller program, you are in charge of this process and do it on your own behalf.

Do I need to have a registered business to become a partner?

No, however, you are responsible for all applicable taxes for any revenue generated.

When is the commission paid out?

For affiliate partners, the commission is paid out monthly on the 15th of each month for all the subscriptions active in the preceding month.

How is the payout actually made for affiliate partners?

  1. On the 15th of each month, you will see monthly statement details on your partner's program panel

  2. Invoice the amount specified in the ledger.
    Please set the following company data as the recipient of this invoice (*)

  3. Send this invoice to finance@chatfood.io and we will clear the invoice in 1 week

(*)

ChatLab LLC

Sharjah Media City (Shams),
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. P.O. Box: 515000

Is there a minimum disburse amount?

No, there is none.

How long the partner link is valid?

Partner link (affiliate link) is valid for 60 days.


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