Microsoft Education team launched "Microsoft Student Affiliates," program that pays students a commission for qualified sales leads they send to Microsoft. "Starting today, students can join the program. Soon they'll be on their way to earning $5 sales commission for every copy of Microsoft Office Professional Academic 2010 for $79.95 they get their friends to buy through Students store.
The way it works is that students get a unique link when they sign-up. When their friends purchase through that link, the system identifies that a credit should be given to the student affiliate for the sale. We track the credits and cut a check to students for their referrals," explains Microsoft.
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