March 26, 2009 Consumer Coupons

Author : Tom Rathbone has some exciting coupons for your visitors that are valid through 12/31/09.  These coupon codes are quickly becoming top performers, don’t hesitate to start promoting these great deals today!

Shop and get $3 off your order of $35 or more. Use code CPN-LS0335 at checkout.

Shop and get $5 off your order of $45 or more. Use code CPN-LS0545 at checkout.

Shop and get $8 off your order of $75 or more. Use code CPN-LS0875 at checkout.

Shop and get $10 off your order of $90 or more. Use code CPN-LS1090 at checkout.

Shop and get $15 off your order of $100 or more. Use code CPN-LS15100 at checkout.

**These links and more available in LinkShare**

Join the Affiliate Program today:

Questions?  Comments?  Let us know!

March 25, 2009

Why e-mail marketing should be part of your 2009 budget

Author : Tom Rathbone

E-mail open rates are stabilizing after recent dips in conversion, according to a new report from the Direct Marketing Association.

With today’s marketers focused on efficienty and rate of return, e-mail marketing remains a strong marketing channel second only to direct mail and Internet marketing. DMA found that the majority of marketers continue to invest in e-mail marketing.

In fact, 57% of today’s marketers have increased their e-mail marketing budgets for 2009. On average e-mail marketing now represents 12.6% of marketers’ budgets.

Are you doing enough e-mail marketing? Find out more about our e-mail marketing services.

Help us fight affiliate taxation in California

Author : Tom Rathbone

The Performance Marketing Alliance, of which PartnerCentric is an active member, is leading our industry’s fight against a California bill that would establish an affiliate sales tax not unlike one created by New York two years ago.

California Assembly Bill 178
 would impose a sales tax on affiliates that, if passed, could open the door to similar laws in other states. Tune in to our Affiliate Marketing Insider podcast at noon Pacific (3 p.m. Eastern) this Thursday for a round-table discussion about this bill and its potential effect on our industry.

For more about the California Assembly Bill, read on:

March 24, 2009

The Hottest New Yoga Product of the Season

Author : Tom Rathbone

This spring is offering one of the hottest new Yoga products of the season; our 6′ Mandala Round Yoga Mat.

Add a link to this product today and you’ll see amazing conversion on this high-end product! Plus customers can save an additional 10% with our affiliate couon code TOPCJ10, expires 3.31.09!


NOW only $98.95

Regular Price $124.95
Save $41.04!

Product Highlights
The Mandala Round Yoga Mat supports complete freedom of movement during many yoga styles, enhancing the flow associated with Vinyasa yoga for example. The Mandala Round Yoga Mat ensures the smoothness of postures without having to reposition your mat. The shape of the mat makes it ideal for fitness, Pilates, and yoga practice! As an added benefit, this mat is the perfect size for ”mommy and me” yoga classes, without the need for multiple mats or having to place your child on the hard floor.

Product Features

  • 6ft diameter circle inspires fluid movement
  • Great for all 360 degree movement
  • Be aligned and straight with the embossed lines
  • Provides lightweight, durable traction
  • 6′ x 6′ x 1/4”

Contact us today us today with any questions!

Brand New Offers from Colonial Candle!

Author : Tom Rathbone

Colonial Candle has a fantastic selection of candles, toys and decor for Spring!  And, now, they are offering two brand new coupons:

1. Buy 2 Square Flare Jars, Get 1 FREE – code SFB2G1 at checkout (valid thru 4/6/09, 12oz jars only).

2. Buy a 14″ Genuine Monkeez and get an outfit 50% off with code GM50 at checkout (valid thru 4/4/09).

Check out this month’s offers and promotions, as well as our top picks below:

Flower Tealight/Votive Holders in 4 Assorted Colors Platinum Pearl Tealight Candles Butterfly Sparkle Reed Diffuser Evening Breeze Fragrance 8 oz
$16.00 $8.00 $40.00

March Promotions from
1. Get $25 off of orders over $150 with code LUCKY25 at Colonial Candle (valid thru 3/31/09).

2. $5 flat fee shipping on orders over $75 with code GREEN5 at Colonial Candle (valid thru 3/31/09).

3. March Color of the Month – 25% off Unscented Limoncello Candles at

4. March Color of the Month – 25% off Unscented Colonial Green Candles at – a best seller!

5. March Fragrance of the Month – 25% off Cucumber Melon at

6. March Fragrance of the Month – 25% off Pink Peony at

7. Color Retirement Sale: Coral, Grass, Iris, Sandstorm and Terra Cotta (while supplies last!)

8. Juicy Melon Fragrance Retiring – hurry, only available while supplies last!

**More offers and Text Links availabe in the Google Affiliate Network. Please let us know if you can’t find what you need:

Join Us
Colonial Candle has a fantastic selection of products to promote on your site. Join the Colonial Candle Affiliate Program today and start earning!

Contact us for more information on how you can promote our top sellers.

March 22, 2009

Fathead Free Shipping Offer

Author : Tom Rathbone

Fathead is offering Free Ground Shipping on all Fathead REAL.BIG. Wall Graphics.  Customers must use code SHIPBIG at checkout. Offer ends 4/6/09. The offer only applies to our REAL.BIG. Wall Graphics, and is not valid on gift cards, e-certificates, Fathead Tradeables, Furniture or Skins. Your customers will save big with this offer, so be sure to feature this for great conversions!

To offer this promotion to your customers, links are available directly from Commission Junction.  If you have not signed up with the Fathead Affiliate Program, we’d love for you to join us. Details about the program and a sign up form are available here!

Carrot Ink New 10% Off Sale

Author : Tom Rathbone

Carrot Ink is happy to present our brand new 10% off orders of $45 or more sale in time for tax season.  This special offer is only available for a limited time, making this offer one of the best converting and best value offers we’ve ever provided!  Customers will automatically have their coupon apply in their cart, making our offers very customer friendly for a fantastic shopping experience. Flash banners are available in Commission Junction for your use immediately!

Not an affiliate?  Joining the industry leading Carrot Ink program is fast and easy.  Details and sign up forms are available here, and Dan Fink and Adam Russo are happy to help your program succeed.  We look forward to working with you soon!

March 19, 2009 Program Update

Author : Tom Rathbone

    • Affiliate Exclusive – Category Promotions:

      To utilize any of the creative below, simply replace insertpublisheridhere with your Publisher ID.

    • 15% Off Dog Beds and Toys at Use code PERHG1 at checkout. Expires 4.30.09
    • 10% off Pet Treats at Use code PERTRTS at checkout. Expires 4.30.09


Other Promotions:

$15 Off $175 at using code PER15OFF. Expires 3.31.09

To access all banners and text links, please click here Links Page


Happy Selling,

Tracie Gross
Program Manager
Dan Fink
Program Director

Check out the newest issue of FeedFront magazine

Author : Tom Rathbone

The latest issue of Feedfront Magazine is now available online – – and it’s chock full of great content for affiliate marketers.

Among the articles you won’t want to miss:

  • The Sweet Science of Landing Pages
  • Datafeed Do’s and Don’ts
  • Leveraging LinkedIn to Expand your brand
  • Five Affiliate Challenges for Long Term Success
  • Using Video to Sell Online

Tune in for “The Women of Affiliate Marketing” podcast

Author : Tom Rathbone

Host Linda Woods is hosting a special edition of her Affiliate Marketing Insider at noon Pacific (3 p.m. Eastern) tomorrow featuring some of the best-known women in affiliate marketing. The live 30-minute podcast will include insights from the following industry leaders:

  • – Carolyn Tang – ShareaSale
  • – Melissa Salas –
  • –  Rachel Honoway – (formerly
  • – Lisa Riolo – Hammock Ventures, Industry Consultant
  • – Anne Fognano – (not confirmed)
  • – RosalindGardner – Affiliate Marketing Consultant, Speaker, Author
  • – Kathleen Lindsay – Director, Merchant Accounts, Allegiance

Linda and her guests will discuss how they got started in affiliate marketing, what’s changed through the years for better or worse, and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead. To tune in, visit

Listen to the show here: