Commission Increase on Games Consoles!

Since I have recently ranted on about the cut to 0% in games console commissions by ToysRUs, I feel that I must congratulate Dixons, Currys and PC World on the recent increase in some games console commissions. This move is in complete contrast to the usual ones at this time of year. So, well

Zero Commission on Games Consoles – Again!

Just recieved what I think is the first of this seasons reduction in commission levels on Games Consoles to the zero percent level. The first to so this year is ToysRUs. It isn’t that they were offering a great amount in the first place, just 1%, so that’s only £3 on a PS3 console

Professor Layton and the Curious Village – Nintendo DS

With Christmas just around the corner, we thought we would look at what we thought might be big in the gaming world. It’s obvious that the Wii Console and accessories will be massive, like they were last year. In addition to the obvious, this game on the Nintendo DS caught our eye.

Stock Checker – New Affiliate Tool

We have just started to use this excellent new tool available to anyone that wants to show the stock status of a product that they are promoting. Stock Checker allows you to place a small piece of code onto your site in order to display the stock status of the product to the visitor. How many

S5800 – Compare Prices: New Website

We would like to just announce the launch of the first of a new type of websites for us. S5800. This website is aimed at the FujiFilm FijiPix S5800 digital camera. The website has a load of information about the S5800 specification and functions, reviews from people who have bought a FinePix

2008 a4u Awards

This years nominations have been announced. If you are a member of a4uForum you are eligible to vote. So, don’t delay, use your vote today, entries close on 28th May. I have just cast my own vote as follows: Affiliate Manager of 2008 Chris Bishop (Hotel Chocolat) Chris has always been of

Thumbs Up For GettingPersonal

I have recently started working on a Gift Site that offers gifts that can be personalised. One of the merchants to feature on the site is GettingPersonal. I’ve had a few sales through them in the last few weeks and their handling of these sales has prompted this post.  Now, some merchants

Sunshine.co.uk Competition – Win a MacBook Air

The travel site Sunshine.co.uk are running an affiliate competition throughout March to win an impressive MacBook Air.   In order to get an entry into this competition, you need to join the programme on AffiliateFuture, post a banner or link on your site(s). Making 5 sales will also get you an

This is more like it – An incentive

Following on from my rant about being dropped from programmes because of inactivity, I have just received this email below. This is exactly the type of thing I was wanting to see and in my opinion is the right way to go. Dear ******** I would like to increase your commission levels by 10%, in

You are the weakest link – Goodbye

It does make me mad! When I get an email from a merchant or network saying I’m being dropped from a programme for being inactive because the merchant wants to concentrate on active affiliates. More often than not this will be the first communication I will have received about the programme