Join the American Express
OPENSM Affiliate Program
As a website that provides value to small businesses, you are invited to
participate in the American Express OPENSM Affiliate Program. You can
generate additional revenue by promoting American Express products
and resources. You can also help increase satisfaction with – and traffic
to – your site.
Build your customer relationships and bottom line
Enjoy high commissions
Earn some of the highest commissions in the industry for every approved Card
application that you drive. The compensation is $200 per approved Gold Card from
OPEN and $100 for all other Business Cards.
Jennie Dundas & Alexis Miesen, Blue Marble Ice Cream
Member since 2007
Partner with a premier brand
The American Express OPENSM team is dedicated
to supporting the growth of small businesses.
In addition to issuing Cards and lines of credit,
OPEN delivers services and tools that can help
companies move to the next level of success.
American Express has a reputation for integrity
and innovation. Our continuing expansion and
brand recognition in the small business space
can be an advantage in driving higher conversion
rates – and generating revenue – for our affiliates.
How it works
We provide the ads used on your site for free,
and there is no cost to join. Choose to place our
ads anyway you like: on your home page, on
selected pages of your website, or embedded
in e-mails you send to your small business
customers. The LinkShare network handles
tracking and payment for the program. To join,
you must register at LinkShare.com.
We work closely with you to:
• maximize your payout.
• deliver online content that seamlessly fits into
your operational and transactional process.
• select ads relevant to your website.
• target your customer base with the best
Affiliates list approved marketing copy or
banner advertisements on their site.
Prospect is directed to the Card
application page to apply.
LinkShare is notified if