An important piece of knowledge that you should obtain about any affiliate marketing program is how they track orders from external websites. You could lose a lot of commissions if those outside sales are not connectedc to your ID number.
It is important that neither you or your web marketing partners take advantage of this process. This may just cause irritation to your visitors. It could also break customer-tracking chains and spread viruses.
When you find that you are generating notable income from your affiliate program, you will be able to ask for a higher commission