The app comes with default settings and can be used as-is, we highly recommend you go through the basic set up. There are 3 steps to it,
Decide and setup how much commission you want to give your affiliates.
Let your site visitors know you have an affiliate program.
Promote your affiliate program over your brand's Facebook page or Instagram feed.
By default, the app sets up a 10% commission on all your products. This means that when your customer makes a purchase using an affiliate's referral, they get 10% of the order value. To change the commission rate,
In the GoAffPro admin panel, select the Commissions option in the sidebar.
In the Default Commission, click on the Change option at the bottom of the commission value.
Input your new commission and click on the Save button.
You can take mulitple approaches to let your visitors be aware of your affiliate program. Below we will describe two methods.
Menu Link in Header or Footer Menu
Custom Page with your program details
Having a link in your shop's header (top) or footer (bottom) menu allows for quick access of the affiliate program to your site's visitors/customers. To create menu link in Shopify
Copy the affiliate portal link (eg. https://helloworld.goaffpro.com)
In the Shopify Admin Panel, Click on Online Store.
Then click on Navigation > Main Menu
Then click on Add new menu item
Then enter your desired Name (eg. Affiliate Portal or Become A Partner, etc.).
In the Link, field paste the portal link copied in step #1.
Click on Add to add the new menu item.
Click on Save Menu, to save the changes you made.
For a quick understanding, here is a screencast:
Creating a custom page gives your affiliates a chance to review your program details before they decide to register for it. To create a custom page
In the Shopify Admin Panel, Click on Online Store
Click on Pages
Click on Add page
Now write down your program details and use your affiliate link there
Click on Save to save changes
After this you can create a Menu Link in Header or Footer with your Custom Page as Link
To build your affiliate network, start promoting your affiliate campaign on your Instagram and Facebook pages. More people joining your affiliate program will mean more promotion of your products and will increase sales.