Saturday, 14 November 2009

Christmas Cards and Christmas Landing Pages

When you don't know what to promote at Christmas, because you may not know what this year's latest next big thing is going to be, you can always stick with the one thing that sells in the millions every year.

That's right, Christmas Cards or Holiday Cards if you prefer, or even Hannukah Cards are always a big seller at this time of year. are running a great incentive. The first 10 Minted partners to reach $5,000 in sales in November and December will receive a $250 bonus.
Minted also like to reward early shoppers with the most attractive discounts of the season. Right now, you can offer Free Shipping on Holiday Cards with code AFSHIP09.

The Currys Christmas landing page is now live here. Currys always do well over Christmas, and so can you.

Dixons alos have a new landing page; this one is for Christmas TV offers. You can see it here - so let's start selling those TV's in time for people to watch the Christmas films in HD and on widescreen.


Thursday, 12 November 2009

Even More Christmas Marketing Offers

Hi everyone,

Well the Christmas shopping rush is definitely on. Here's a summary of the best offers to come out today.

Maplin will be increasing commissions across the board as of 9am November 13th until December 24th 2009.

The default commission of 4% will be increased to 5.5%. This is quite a significant increase therefore don’t miss out on earning even more commission!

Also as part of the Christmas Incentive Maplin are making 6 prizes available in their Prize Give Away.

6 prizes to be announced are up for grabs these are for as follows:-
Most improved like for like (LFL) sales (£’s) percentage increase between 13/11/09 – 24/12/09: open to all affiliates who lodged sales in the same period last year

Most improved LFL sales (transactions)percentage increase between 13/11/09 –24/12/09 open to all affiliates who lodged sales in the same period last year

Most improved average order value (£’s) percentage increase between 13/11/09 –24/12/09: open to all affiliates who lodged sales in the same period last year

Highest £’s sale lodged between 13/11/09 –24/12/09: open to all affiliates joined the programme in 2009

Highest transaction count (sales) lodged between 13/11/09 –24/12/09: open to all affiliates joined the programme in 2009

Highest value sale on Free Delivery weekends in between 13/11/09 –24/12/09: open to all affiliates.

Goldsmiths have just launched their new promotions in the lead up to Christmas. They have supplied creative advertising Goldsmiths as the largest stockist of TAG Heuer & Omega watches, and displaying Diamond gift sets.

From the 6th November – 23rd December 2009 Goldsmiths are also offering a free gift wrap promotional code that should be entered in the Enter Promotional Code box at the checkout. This code is TCWRAP09.

You can earn up to 20% commission of the total order value.

Kitbag have decided to run a great Christmas affiliate incentive - a £50 Christmas bonus for all affiliates that generate 26 or more confirmed sales on between 20th November 2009 and 20th December 2009 (inclusive).

Here's the details:

Any affiliate that generates 26 or more confirmed sales on between 00:01am on 20th November 2009 and 23:59pm on 20th December 2009 is eligible to receive the £50 bonus. The £50 bonus will be in addition to the normal affiliate (tiered) commission rates. Any Kitbag affiliate within Kitbag's 3 affiliate networks (Affiliate Window, Affiliate Future and Tradedoubler) will automatically be rewarded if they reach the target of 26 confirmed sales in the incentive period. Affiliates that have qualified for the £50 bonus will be advised in an email from the affiliate
network shortly after the incentive period is over. The £50 bonus will be paid into all qualifying affiliate's accounts directly as an affiliate bonus on their respective network.

Just Tech Jobs are expecting an upturn in the ITJibs market and are offering any affiliate a $10 bonus when they generate their first sale by the end of January 2010!

And finally Currys, who always do well at Christmas as people splash the cash, or at least the credit are now live on their site with a special Christmas landing page.

That's all for tonight.


Friday, 6 November 2009

Another Christmas Special Offer - SECRET SANTA with a Twist from Ann Summers

You know you love it....everybody does... really... Secret Santa has become a bit of an institution and no self-respecting Office Christmas-party would go without it!

YES, we're always buying the gifts last minute and YES, there's always that one person who went and bought a pair of socks... but this year will be different!

Ann Summers had the party-season in mind when they put a 3 for 2 offer on a selection of their raunchiest Secret Santa gift ideas... Just imagine the face of your colleagues /Uni mates/ Tuesday evening Yoga pals when they open your neatly wrapped parcel, expecting to find the usual scented candle, and find in its place: A Chocolate Willy, or Stress Relief Boobs, or Pecker Party Whistle, or Sculpta Sutra Set, Willy Wine Opener.

So get onto the Ann Summers website for a giggle, more gift ideas, and the perfect opportunity to get those Secret Santa presents wrapped up early!

10% off a £50 spend from Friday the 6th to the 13th.

Use Voucher Code: VCODES

Ann Summers, Like BeCheeky yesterday have let me know their current Best Sellers which are -
Sexy Dice £3

Show Off Mug WAS £5 NOW £3

Man Flu Pill WAS £5 NOW £2

Sparkle Gym Bracelet £8

Ravishing Solid perfume £10

Rude Doodle Pad WAS £3 NOW £2

Sexy EYE Mask

Advent Calender £6

Sexy Gone Wild Board Game £10

These are all on the 'Fun' side of rude but if you need to more more about one of the products just click the link.

I don't why the ladies undies retailers should be first off the mark with the Christmas offers but that's who has contacted me recently. Hopefully the range of offers will expand in the run up to Christmas.

Have fun with these in the meantime.


Thursday, 5 November 2009

Another Christmas Offer


Hot on the heels of the Figleaves Offer of Free Knickers I mentioned yesterday BeCheecky are offering a free thong in Gift Tin. This cheeky Lou Lou thong in a gift tin by Playful Promises as a great present for any occasion. A round metal tin with a retro pin-up design in pink and peach contains a cute and sexy translucent white thong in a hipster cut. The contrasting gathered red tanga sides have chic bows on each side, whilst the rear features a cheeky cut out teardrop shape. Finished with red bows at the front and rear, wear this thong by Playful Promises with pride!

BeCheeky have also let me know their Top Sellers for this week:

Sans Limites Open G-String Suspender Belt by Sielei: £18.00

Viola Brazilian Brief by Sielei: £10.00

Fleur Embroidered Gel Bra by Caprice: from £20.00

Fleur Embroidered Thong by Caprice: from £10

Viola Animal Chemise by Sielei: £25.00

Viola Long Robe by Sielei: £35.00

Can Can Padded Plunge Bra by Caprice: £20.00

Invisible Pleated Chiffon Babydoll by Sielei: £30.00

Invisible Pleated Chiffon Thong by Sielei: £10.00

Men’s Pro Mesh Brief by Calvin Klein: was £20.00 now £15.00

These should make for a romantic Christmas.


Wednesday, 4 November 2009

Christmas has Started

The nights are getting darker, the temperature's dropped and daylight is becoming scarce; unless you're in the Southern hemisphere of in which the opposite applies. It can only mean one thing - Christmas is here and we all know what that means. People shop, and with it being cold and dark outsided, more of them shop online.

Merchants are of course well aware of the Christmas Shopping rush; many depend on it for their profits. For affiliates of course this means a wealth of opportunites, some intended for custiomers, which aid sales, and some aimed at affiliates to increase marketing efforts.

I will try to post as many as possible in next few weeks but here are a few that have already started.


The big news on the Argos Affiliate program this week is the launch of their Christmas competition. Argos have two fantastic competitions this Christmas including a chance to win a £1500 holiday and a weekly opportunity to win double commissions. The affiliate that shows the biggest growth in sales in November and December (compared to September and October) will win a £1500 holiday for themselves or someone in their office.

To help drive those revenues and to improve your chances of winning the competition Argos have their usual plethora of fantastic offers at These include our 7 day deals offering lots of price cuts including 25% off selected top toy brands.

This week sees the launch of a fantastic range of special purchases 'when it's gone it's gone' offers. To celebrate the launch Argos are offering 6% for one week on all of these products.

This week's voucher codes

The Sony television voucher codes we ran a few weeks ago is back from today (3/11/09). You can get up to £100 off a Sony television;

Save £25 when you buy any Sony TV with a screen size between 26"-37
- Enter code SONY25 at the checkout
Save £50 when you buy any Sony TV with a screen size of 40"
- Enter code SONY50 at the checkout
Save £100 when you buy any Sony TV with a screen size of 46" or bigger
- Enter code SONY100 at the checkout

Free Delivery over £50 is being extended for another week. The end date is now 10th November.


The festive season is almost upon us and Figleaves have a whole host of festive gifts for you to treat your loved ones with.

Also don't miss thweir Offers page with special offers on some of your favourite brands such as Calvin Klein, Diesel, Midnight Grace and Wonderbra: Also shop the outlet & discover purse-friendly gems before they?re gone forever.

Figleaves are also offering a free pair of knickers when you spend £75 or over at Simply add the knickers to your bag and continue shopping. Enter promo code figaff1 at the checkout to redeem the price of the knickers.