Can I sign up even if I don't have a website?

Yes, you can. Our affiliate commission typically starts at 40% with 7-day cookie window if you are part of our Affiliate Program with Linkshare, which is handled by our partner site LinkShare.

Also, keep in mind that we consider every affiliate application that comes through, we do look at the following 3 key criteria to evaluate your affiliate application:

  1. Consistent traffic: we look at your traffic using and other search engines to understand the traffic on your website. Having a website is a must for now or at least a social media page active (such as a fan page, twitter or other). Please list the website or online channel you will use to promote our products in the application form.
  1. Site Theme: With over thousands of courses, chances are we have a Udemy course on the topic of your site. We look at a fit in audiences as well to evaluate your application.
  1. Potential affiliates are evaluated based on criteria such as the type of site, site quality, site content, variety of site content and items promoted, brand identity, and alignment with Udemy's brand.

During the application process, potential affiliates may be asked to share additional information about any of the listed criteria.

For now, we do not welcome any sites who solely talk about Udemy as well as paid advertising affiliates.

Feel free to apply through our affiliate page here:


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