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Managing Pending Sub-Reseller Sign-ups

As a Reseller, you would want only genuine persons to become your Sub-Resellers, or only those who add certain amount of Funds to their accounts. The system allows you 3 methods of activation for your Sub-Resellers.

Direct Activation

In this method, the Sub-Reseller gets activated as soon as the sign-up process gets completed. Your Sub-Reseller would be able to access the Reseller Control Panel and start off immediately.

To Setup Direct Activation of your Sub-Reseller's Account

  1. Login to your Reseller Control Panel. 1

  2. In the Menu, point to Settings and click Sub-Resellers Sign-Up.

  3. This would open the Set Sub-Reseller Sign-Up Activation Preferences interface.

  4. Click the Direct Activation radio button and click the Update button.

Manual Activation

If you select this method, you would have to manually activate any Sub-Reseller that signs up under you. Unless you explicitly activate the Sub-Reseller, his access to his Reseller Control Panel would be restricted.

To Activate/Delete your Sub-Reseller's Account

  1. Login to your Reseller Control Panel. 2

  2. In the Menu, point to Sub-Resellers and click List Pending Sign-Ups.

  3. This would open the List of Pending Resellers interface, listing the Sub-Reseller accounts that are Pending Activation:

    • Reseller Id

    • Name

    • Email Address

    • Company

    • City

    • Country

    • IP Address

      Note

      It is advisable that you do a Whois of the displayed IP Address and match it with the Country that your Sub-Reseller claims he is from, to confirm that the Sub-Reseller sign-up is indeed genuine.

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  4. Click the Name of the Sub-Reseller to reach the Reseller Details view. From this interface you may either:

    • Activate a Sub-Reseller account: Click the Activate button to enable your Sub-Reseller's account.

    • Delete a Sub-Reseller account: Click the Delete button.

Note

Any Sub-Reseller Account not activated within 90 days of sign-up would get automatically deleted by the system.

Activation on Total Receipts

This method of activation would allow you to grant access to new Sub-Resellers only after they have made payment of a certain minimum amount. Until such time, the Sub-Reseller's access to his Control Panel would be restricted.

An interesting feature under this method allows you to set a margin on total payment received, to activate a Sub-Reseller account.

Example:

Suppose you set the Sub-Reseller Activation on Total Receipts crossing USD 100, and advertise this amongst prospective Sub-Resellers. Now when they sign-up and add USD 100 online via Payment Gateway, the gateway would deduct its own charges if you choose to credit your Sub-Resellers with the net transaction amount. Thus, the actual amount that gets deposited in the Sub-Reseller's account is less than USD 100, and the account would not get activated automatically.

To avoid this possibility, you can specify a margin on the activation threshold.

Example:

In the above scenario, if you expect Payment Gateway charges (Fixed Transaction Fees + Variable Fees) to be not more than USD 5, you can set the Margin to 5%. That way, if the Sub-Reseller's Total Receipts reach within 5% of the specified threshold, the account gets activated.

Note

Any Sub-Reseller Account not activated within 90 days of sign-up would get automatically deleted by the system.

To Setup Activation on Total Receipts of your Sub-Reseller's Account

  1. Login to your Reseller Control Panel. 3

  2. In the Menu, point to Settings and click Sub-Resellers Sign-Up.

  3. This would open the Set Sub-Reseller Sign-Up Activation Preferences interface.

  4. Click the Activation on Total Receipt radio button.

  5. In the text-box besides Specify Minimum Activation Amount specify the Total Receipts figure that your Sub-Resellers must credit in their Debit Account with you, before the system activates their account.

  6. In the text-box besides Margin specify the percentage upto 2 decimal places.

  7. Click the Update button to save your changes.