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It’s Rewarding To Partner with FreshBooks

When you become a FreshBooks affiliate or reseller, you’ll earn industry-leading cash rewards—and the satisfaction of knowing you’re helping small business owners thrive.

Offering Life-Changing Accounting Solutions is Easy

FreshBooks is the #1 cloud-accounting software solution that makes billing easy, secure and painless for small businesses around the world. Discover how you can partner with FreshBooks to deliver true value to small businesses and earn lucrative rewards for yours.

Standard Partners
Premium Partners
Strategic Partners

Standard Partner Program

As a Standard Partner, you’ll be rewarded for every trial, upgrade and sale you bring in from your domain. Plus, you’ll have access to top-notch training and advertising support to make it all a snap.


As an Standard Affiliate…

As an Affiliate…

You’ll start earning $5 per trial plus $55 per sale right from the start. Within as early as 60 days, we’ll extend VIP commissions to you if your audience converts from trial to sale above our program average.

No special skills are required to get started: painlessly post your FreshBooks affiliate link to a blog, article, social media account, forum or email – the choice is yours.

  • Low monthly trial volumes
  • Engaged audience
  • Convert from trial to sale at or below program average

Earn Up To

$5 Per
Trial

Earn Up To

$55 Per
Upgrade

As a Standard Reseller…

As a Reseller…

You plan to sell 10 to 50 FreshBooks subscriptions each year and prefer to invest in subscriptions up front at a discounted MSRP. When you resell them for market value price you’ll realize a tidy profit for each one.

Get Up To

20% Off
MSRP

Educational Resources

Educational
Resources

Online sales support and product training, including access to API and API resources.

Greater Advertising Exposure

Greater Advertising
Exposure

You’ll be presented as a Standard Partner in key marketing channels – like freshbooks.com. Plus you’ll be eligible for co-branding on partner assets and select campaigns.

Customizable Link For All Referral Collateral

Customizable Link For All
Referral Collateral

We provide you with everything you need to easily set up your referral system.

Best-In-Class Support

Best-in-class
Support

Expect 1:1 training and ongoing support so selling is as simple to do as FreshBooks is to use.

As a reseller of a suite of tools from different partners, it’s definitely a favorite to work with.
Marty Bhatia
Freshbooks Reseller
Marty Bhatia - FreshBooks Reseller

Premium Partner Program

As a Premium Partner, you’ll enjoy lucrative compensation for every trial and upgrade you sell. You can count on dedicated account management, 1:1 training and advertising support, so selling is as easy to do as FreshBooks is to use.


As a Premium Affiliate...

As an Affiliate…

You’ll start earning $5 per trial plus $55 per sale right from the start. Within as early as 60 days, we’ll extend VIP commissions to you if your audience converts from trial to sale above our program average.

No special skills are required to get started: painlessly post your FreshBooks affiliate link to a blog, article, social media account, forum or email – the choice is yours.

  • Mid-sized monthly trial volumes
  • Very engaged audience
  • Convert from trial to sale above program average

VIP Commission Available

As a Premium Reseller...

As a Reseller…

You plan to sell between 50 and 250 subscriptions each year and are comfortable purchasing subscriptions up front at a discounted MSRP. When you resell them for market value price you’ll realize a tidy profit on each one you sell.

Get Up To

25% Off
MSRP

Premium Partners Earn All the Benefits of a Standard Partner Plus:

Dedicated Account Management

Dedicated Account
Management

Your own account manager and 1:1 training on how to leverage the partner program.

Enhanced Marketing and Advertising Support

Enhanced Marketing And
Advertising Support

Access to webinars and additional marketing communications—like email newsletters. Plus, you’ll be included in sponsored events.

Searchable in Partner Directory

Searchable In Partner
Directory

Exposure on FreshBooks.com and a Premium Partner listing in our directory.

Bi-Annual Business Reviews

Bi-annual Business Reviews

Support in planning and optimizing your program.

FreshBooks was our top choice partner for small business accounting software.
TRavis Staut
Chief Marketing Officer
Company.com

Strategic Partner Program

As a Strategic Partner, you have the reach and authority to be a boss when it comes to referring and reselling FreshBooks. Enjoy cash rewards, MSRP discounts, marketing support and expanded exposure with co-sponsorship and cross-blog promotional opportunities.


As a Strategic Affiliate...

As an Affiliate…

You’ll start earning $5 per trial plus $55 per sale right from the start. Within as early as 60 days, we’ll extend VIP commissions to you if your audience converts from trial to sale above our program average.

No special skills are required to get started: painlessly post your FreshBooks affiliate link to a blog, article, social media account, forum or email – the choice is yours.

  • High monthly trial volumes
  • Captive audience
  • Convert from trial to sale well above program average

Vip Commission Available

As a Strategic Reseller...

As a Reseller…

You plan to sell more than 250 FreshBooks subscriptions to your network each year and are comfortable in investing in subscriptions up front at a discounted MSRP, then reselling them for market value price to realize a tidy profit.

Get Up To

30% Or More
Off MSRP

Strategic Partners earn all the benefits of a Premium Partner plus:

Strategic Advice

Expert
Advice

We’ll guide you on SEO and quarterly business reviews to help optimize your programs.

Strategic Partnership

Partnership On Events
And Campaigns

You’ll expand your reach with joint press releases and dedicated co-promotions.

Strategic Marketing

Custom Marketing
Programs

We’ll support you by designing and developing marketing programs to maximize your profits.

Strategic Content

Shared Content And Blog
Contributions

Be a contributor on the widely-read FreshBooks blog and enjoy cross-blog promotional opportunities.

We are excited to partner with a best-in-class solution like FreshBooks that addresses the needs of these small business owners.
Appdirect
AppDirect

As a FreshBooks Partner, you can count on

A Team That’s in Your Corner

A dedicated team committed to your success and invested in ensuring your partnership with FreshBooks is successful.

A Team That’s in Your Corner

Industry Leading Incentives

Industry-leading cash incentives for every referral you make—or the ability to offer discounts if you choose to be a reseller

Industry Leading Incentives

An Award-Winning Product Loved By Millions

The satisfaction of knowing you’re genuinely helping small business owners thrive by offering an award-winning accounting solution.

An Award-Winning Product Loved By Millions

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the biggest differences between the Affiliate and Reseller programs?

As an Affiliate, you offer links and access for your customers or visitors to sign up for FreshBooks. As a Reseller, you’ll sell subscriptions at market price and then get invoiced at a discounted rate for what you’ve sold—letting you pocket the difference.

How do I join the Affiliate or Reseller Program?

You can join by completing the form below. Just click here and one of our partnership specialists will be in touch to get you set-up.

How are sales tracked for the Affiliate Partner Program or Reseller Program?

Trials and upgrades are tracked based on your unique Affiliate link, and our Affiliate managers use Share-A-Sale to monitor traffic and payments.
The Reseller Program is tracked by your account manager, and you’ll be invoiced for what you’ve sold.

How much does it cost to join the Affiliate or Reseller Partner Program?

There’s no fee to join. Our Affiliate and Reseller programs pay you for qualified leads and sales. If you choose to become a Reseller, there may be costs to integrate our system for reselling purposes. To find out more, please complete the contact form and representative will be in touch.

How much does it cost to join the Reseller Partner Program?

There is no specific membership or initiation fee however, there will be some development cost in order to integrate our system for reselling purposes. To find out more, please fill out our contact form.

How long do I have to be a partner for either program?

There are no time constraints.

When will I get paid with the Affiliate Partner Program?

Share-a-Sale handles the payment schedule. Please contact them through your publisher interface to determine what options are available.

Are there minimum thresholds for each type of Partner Program?

Yes. There are different requirements for Standard, Premium and Strategic Affiliates and Resellers. When you speak with one of our partnership specialists they’ll make sure you get in the right program for you.

Anything else I need to know?

By participating in the FreshBooks Partner program, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. Please contact us if you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions. You should also be familiar with the Share-A-Sale Service Agreement if you decide to become an Affiliate.

How do I contact you?

You can email us at partners@freshbooks.com.

Become a Standard Partner

Become a Premium Partner

Become a Strategic Partner

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As a Standard Affiliate

Earn Up To

$5 Per
Trial

Earn Up To

$55 Per
Upgrade

As a Standard Reseller

Get Up To

20% Off
MSRP

As a Premium Affiliate

VIP Commission Available


As a Premium Reseller

Get Up To

25% Off
MSRP

As a Strategic Affiliate

VIP Commission Available


As a Strategic Reseller

Get Up To

30% Or More
Off MSRP

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