Bluehost has decided to discontinue its ‘Bluehost India Affiliate Program’ in India from 3 Jan 2018 with immediate effect. Its has not cited any reasons of why its closing the affiliate program in India.
It has send a mail to all its affiliate of Bluehost India.
Bluehost will continue to track the affiliate commission till 10 Jan 2018 and they will completely close afterwards from 11 Jan 2018.
Web Hosting affiliate is a good source of income for bloggers who promote them. Its remain to see if Bluehost India will provide any alternative third party affiliate system.
In past Web Hosting provider GoDaddy has also been closed its affiliate program and uses third party affiliate services.
Bluehost is been a good Hosting service provider, I am using its VPS as well as Dedicated hosting. Discontinuing its affiliate may impact is sales since bloggers tends to promote services which are good and provides some affiliate commission to them.