August 28, 2009

New PMA Board of Directors discuss future on podcast

Author : Tom Rathbone

Newly elected members of the Performance Marketing Alliance Board of Directors are joining Linda Woods at noon Pacific today on the Affiliate Marketing Insider podcast, which is broadcast live at

Several members of the new board are joining Linda to discuss the mission and scope of the PMA, what it’s doing with respect to affiliate tax legislation and what membership offers for members and member organizations.

“The PMA is our industry’s first formal watchdog organization,” Woods said. “It’s very important that everyone in the industry get involved and make use of the many resources this new organization is bringing to the table.”

On Aug. 10 the Performance Marketing Alliance announced its new Board of Directors, which includes:

* Chris Henger, head of Google Affiliate Network
* Scott Jangro, co-founder and CEO of MechMedia
* Will Martin-Gill, director of internet marketing at eBay, Inc.
* Kim Riedell, VP of client development for Commission Junction
* Brook Schaaf, founder and partner of Schaaf Consulting
* Steve Schaffer, founder and CEO of
* Jason Spievak, co-founder and CEO of RingRevenue
* Tim Storm, CEO of FatWallet
* Brad Waller, VP of business & affiliate development at EPage, Inc.

The Affiliate Marketing Insider podcast is an ongoing discussion about affiliate marketing with industry leaders. Tune in at noon Pacific (3 p.m. Eastern) every Thursday at Current Promotions

Author : Tom Rathbone

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my1voice Updates

Author : Tom Rathbone

my1voice has recently introduced some changes to their plans, and we wanted to let you know.

Now, ALL of my1voice’s great features are available with every plan!

Here are the specifics:

– Unlimited extensions for all plans.
– All plans now include the Virtual Receptionist, and a professionally recorded greeting at no charge!
– The Basic, Essential and Premium plan names have been changed to 150 minutes, 1000 minutes and 2000 minutes.
– The entry-level plan now has 150 minutes (instead of 100), while staying at the same price.
– The large package now has 2000 minutes (instead of 1500) while staying at the same price.
– Conference calling has been added as a feature to all packages.
– 30 day FREE trial is only available on the 150 minutes plan priced at $10/month.
– The only decision is how many minutes the customer wants per month – that’s it!

If you haven’t started already, now is the perfect time to start promoting my1voice!

Here are the payout details:

– $15 per lead
– $30 per confirmed sale
– $36 if confirmed sales exceed 20 per month.

Grab some banners and text links in the Commission Junction program today.

Thank you,
Tracie and Tara
MyFax and my1voice Affiliate Team

August 25, 2009

PartnerCentric Will No Longer be Managing Brigade QM as of 8/27/09

Author : Tom Rathbone

Dear Value Partners, 

This is a notice to let you know that there will be a management change to the Brigade Quartermasters Affiliate Program starting August 27, 2009. The Brigade QuarterMasters affiliate program will continue to be managed by Deondra Sailors and will no longer be managed by PartnerCentric.

Please don’t worry though; this change will not harm your efforts to promote BrigadeQM. You will not have to update any of your links and can still expect to receive the same great levels of attention and support.

You can still use the email address to seek answers to your questions and concerns, and are welcome to contact us directly through August, 27th.

We wish you the best with BrigadeQM and look forward to watching this program outperform all the others out there! We have appreciated your hard work and wish you the best of luck. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.



Best wishes –

PartnerCentric Affiliate Team

Brigade Quartmasters Extends coupons til 9/30/09

Author : Tom Rathbone

Brigade QM is pleased to announce they have extended the following coupons/offers until September 30, 2009.

LinkShare Affiliates:

  • $15 off online orders of $120 – Coupon Code: CPN-LS120
  • Free 5.11 Multi-tool with online order of $50 – Coupon Code: CPN-LS50T

PepperJam Network Affiliates:

  • $15 off online orders of $120 – Coupon Code: CPN-PN120
  • Free 5.11 Multi-tool with online order of $50 – Coupon Code: CPN-PN50T

Best wishes for a successful September!
The Brigade Quartermaster Affiliate Team

August 21, 2009

New program for natural pet food innovator Wysong

Author : Tom Rathbone

Wysong Corporation announced the launch this week of its affiliate program on the Commission Junctionnetwork. PartnerCentric, a full-service Internet marketing agency, will manage the affiliate program.

An innovator within the natural pet food industry for the past 30 years, Wysong Corporation offers a wide variety

“Pet products are a strong, active niche within affiliate marketing, and Wysong’s program will give affiliates a great series of products to take to their customers,” said Tara Watson, the PartnerCentric affiliate program director who will help Wysong grow its affiliate channel. “For more than thirty years, Wysong pet products have fed tens of thousands of pets. We are excited about the potential for this amazing brand.”

Wysong’s Optimal Health Program™ uses natural Wysong foods to yield increased pet health and vitality. The company’s goal is to provide natural and holistic pet foods and cat and dog supplements scientifically formulated and painstakingly manufactured and packaged for disease prevention and health optimization.

Affiliates who promote the Wysong affiliate program will earn 16% commission for every sale they refer to To join the program as an affiliate, visit

About Wysong Corporation
Established in 1979, Wysong Corporation is one of the true pioneers of natural pet foods and holistic pet health care & nutrition. Conceived and led by Dr. Wysong, we are a family company that puts principle ahead of market. Wysong views pet nutrition as a serious health matter, not a mere opportunity for profit. Thus our natural pet products are developed by in-house pet health doctorate professionals and produced in our own manufacturing facilities. Wysong develops state of the art, nutraceutically enhanced natural dog food, cat food, ferret and horse foods and pet supplements with a view to long term prevention and staving off the long-latency diseases that often afflict pets. For more information, visit

eBay joins podcast to discuss new commission structure

Author : Tom Rathbone

William Martin-Gill, Director of Internet Marketing for the eBay Partner Network, joins Linda Woods at noon Pacific today on the Affiliate Marketing Insider podcast to discuss the details of the network’s just announced move to a commission payout model based on clicks instead of sales or leads.

Earlier this week the eBay Partner Network announced its move to what it calls Quality Click Pricing, “a new payout structure designed to further reward the affiliates who drive incremental transactions on eBay and who send value buyers to our sites.”

This new payout structure will simplify things over the current way affiliates are paid and affiliates who drive quality traffic will be able to earn more, while affiliates who drive low quality traffic could actually make a little less.

Linda and Martin-Gill will discuss the details of the new commission structure and answer some of the most pressing questions, including what kind of traffic will get compensated in the new system and why the network is making this move at this time.

New publishers who join the eBay Partner Network as of September 1st will be paid out under the new system. Existing publishers that joined eBay Partner Network prior to September 1st will remain on the current pricing system until October 1st, when they will begin to be paid under the new Quality Click Pricing payment structure.

The Affiliate Marketing Insider podcast is an ongoing discussion about affiliate marketing with industry leaders. Tune in at noon Pacific (3 p.m. Eastern) every Thursday at

August 14, 2009

Reading Horizons August News

Author : Tom Rathbone

Reading Horizons at Home is proud to inform you that we have recently changed our keyword policy to allow all of our affiliates greater freedom in promoting the Reading Horizons affiliate program! While we still do not allow bidding on the Reading Horizons trademarked name or our program title “Discover Intensive Phonics for Yourself”, we have opened up a large portion of previously restricted keywords for you.

The following keywords are strongly recommended for this time of year, and make great additions to your current Back to School sales and promotions:

Phonics, Phonics for Adults, Phonics for Kids, Phonics Program, Reading Program, Adult Literacy, Orton Gillingham, Orton-Gillingham, Dyslexia, Education, Reading Software, Phonics Software, Reading, Reading Program for Kids, Reading Program for Adults, Learn to Read, Home School, Homeschool, Reading Skills, Reading Help, Improve Reading

For all new affiliates looking to join the program, if you generate 2 orders per month between now and September 2009 you will get a $5 per order bonus each month! To help you reach your bonuses, Reading Horizons at Home is offering a 25% off coupon from now through August 31st for all orders. This coupon and many other links are available through our Commission Junction interface, so sign in or sign up now!

In order to sign up with the Reading Horizons at Home Affiliate Program. Details about the program and a sign up form are available here! Come join our winning team today!

New Fathead Promotion

Author : Tom Rathbone

Today marks the start of a brand new REAL.BIG. Get Back Sale from Fathead. Running through September 9th, customers will save $10 for every $50 they spend! They must use code TENFIFTY during check out to qualify for the offer.

Fathead has released a number of new products this week, with the addition of Mr. Krabs, Sandy and Squidward to the SpongeBob SquarePants Wall Graphics line, as well as the launch of brand new MLS players and a number of international flags, including flags for Canada, China, Ireland, Italy, Mexico and the United Kingdom!

You can get these new products or hundreds more by visiting Fathead today!

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! is now live in Commission Junction!

Author : Tom Rathbone

Wysong Corporation is a 30-year company and true innovator within the natural pet food industry. Our products have been fed to tens of thousands of companion animals over multiple generations with fantastic results. We also provide good resources for pet books and veterinarian prescriptions. We sell products domestically and internationally, have an extremely loyal customer following and ever-growing brand recognition.

Wysong also produces natural human foods and supplements available through, and now you earn commissions on all sales made either at or!

With 16% commissions on average first time orders totaling over $100 and high conversion rates, Wysong is a program that delivers healthy results for our affiliates fast. Get started with the Wysong Affiliate Program today!

To review details about us, please visit our information page available here or contact Adam with any questions!