How does it work


Sign Up for the Synapse affiliate program and get a unique referral link.


Place a banner on your site or add your link to blogs you write. When people click your link, a 90-days cookie will be attributed to them.


When your referral fills in one of the forms on our website, you’ll get a $2 commission for each lead meeting the Marketing Qualified Lead criteria.

What we offer

You’ll get a $2 commission for each lead meeting the Marketing Qualified Lead criteria (see Affiliate T&Cs for definition). The verification period is 45 days. We pay commissions monthly via PayPal.

  • With one-time commissions, you don’t have to depend on referral behavior or churn.
  • It’s free to join: you pay nothing even if you take a break in promoting Synapse.
  • We give you a FREE Individual Subscription for Synapse to promote it even further.
  • Long cookie period increases your chances to convert your traffic.
  • No minimum threshold for money withdrawal.

Main rules for affiliates


  • Use any promo materials from the affiliate portal and request missing materials.
  • Place your affiliate link in any kind of Synapse review or vendor comparison that reflects your opinion.
  • Promote Synapse on your social media channels.
  • Place approved Synapse banners on your site and remove them anytime.
  • Access real-time reports on commissions earned.
  • Ask for support and best practices from the Synapse Affiliate team at


  • Use your affiliate link on a coupon, promo, or deal site as well as adult, dating or any site that promotes illegal content.
  • Promote Synapse via Paid Search Placement on any search engine.
  • Use the word Synapse in URLs/domains/for personal branding.
  • Use your own banners promoting Synapse without approval.
  • Refer your own account to get commissions.
  • Send your referral links in unsolicited mail bat


What happens if the visitor on my site clicks the affiliate link?
When people click your link they get a 90 day cookie which means that we will be able to identify them for 90 days. We’ll be able to attribute this lead to you unless cookie is cleared.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small pieces of text information stored in your browser. They serve as an identifier. The affiliate marketing cookies contain the affiliate ID, so if a client makes a purchase after clicking the affiliate link, the conversion is attributed to the affiliate.
What are the conditions to succeed with Synapse Affiliate Program?
You have to have a website, blog, or social media channel with high traffic and quality design. You are writing about topics that include instructional design, corporate training, employee performance support, eLearning, user-generated training content, and/or software. You have to have at least a basic understanding of affiliate marketing.
Do you have promo materials in other languages?
No, but we can create banners if requested (generally within 3 business days). Translation is available on request.
I don't have a PayPal, is there any other way to get commissions?
We can pay your commissions via PayPal only. It’s free to start a PayPal account and doesn’t take much time.
What are the main mistakes of Synapse affiliates?
The number one mistake is forgetting to add their affiliate link when they mention Synapse. In this case, we can’t attribute leads coming from that account to them and commissions may be lost. The second mistake is promoting Synapse to the wrong audience. To succeed in any affiliate program, you should choose products that fit your audience. Otherwise, your visitors may feel confused with the offers you promote.
Can I promote Synapse via Google ads?
No, no PPC bids are allowed. Please refer to our Affiliate Terms for more details.

More questions?

No problem. Just contact us and we’ll answer all the questions you have.

Get started with Synapse today!

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