Rakuten LinkShare today announced it is teaming up with its top advertisers to attract bloggers to its online performance marketing network while exhibiting at Blogworld & New Media Expo on June 5-7th. The yearly event attracts thousands of bloggers who learn best practices on a wide range of blogging topics including monetization tools and strategies.
Over 25 leading and emerging brands in the Rakuten LinkShare Network are offering special incentives for bloggers who sign up to their affiliate marketing programs during the show. Advertisers are offering a wide range of incentives including increased commissions, order activation bonuses and commissions for driving new-to-file customers.
“The quality of the brands in the Rakuten LinkShare Network offer bloggers an unprecedented opportunity to earn commissions,” said Yaz Iida, chief executive officer of Rakuten LinkShare. “As the leading online performance marketing network, we are working to bring together great brands with today’s most proficient bloggers in order to build long-term profitable partnerships.”
Participating brands offering special incentives during the show include:
7 For All Mankind, Beauty.com, Bliss, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Buy.com, Cheesecake.com, Day-Timer, Dorothy Perkins, drugstore.com, French Connection US, Hanes, Ice.com, JR.com, Karmaloop, Kingofpop.com, Limoges Jewelry, ooVoo, Samsonite, Sephora, Shutterfly.com, Steve Madden, Ticket Liquidator, Vans, Vera Bradley, wine.com, Wolfgang's Vault, and Zobha.
Rakuten LinkShare’s presence at the show (booth #314) will also focus on the overall promotion of the performance marketing model which can offer bloggers control over which ads appear on which pages as well as unobtrusive ways to monetize links within ad copy, blog layouts and social marketing channels. The company will also spotlight its productivity tools designed for popular blogging platforms including WordPress and Tumblr as well tools for Mac, Twitter and Facebook.
Blogworld Expo is one of the industry’s top social media events. This year, it will bring together more than 200 speakers and thousands of attendees from more than 50 countries.
“Some bloggers attending BlogWorld are just starting to build their audience, while others have huge readership, but many share the same needs for smart ways to monetize their content. Rakuten LinkShare is a solid solution," said Dave Cynkin, co-founder and CMO of BlogWorld & New Media Expo. "This affiliate program looks very easy to use, offers impressive features and reporting, and most importantly, it allows bloggers to focus their time on what they care about most, publishing quality content."
About Rakuten LinkShare Corporation
Rakuten LinkShare Corporation (linkshare.com) provides e-commerce businesses with a vast, high quality pay per action marketing network, along with expert consultative services and patented technology. Rakuten LinkShare's cost-efficient pay per action (PPA) affiliate marketing network, search marketing programs and lead generation campaigns acquire new customers, increase revenue and drive results. Rakuten LinkShare clients are Fortune 500 and prominent companies doing business online, including J.C. Penney, 1-800-Flowers.com, American Express and Avon Products. Rakuten LinkShare was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in New York City, with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Tampa, London and Tokyo.
Rakuten, Inc. (JASDAQ: 4755), is one of the world's leading Internet service companies, providing a variety of consumer- and business-focused services including e-commerce, e-reading, travel, banking, securities, credit card, e-money, portal and media, online marketing and professional sports. Rakuten is expanding globally and currently has operations throughout Asia, Western Europe, and the Americas. Founded in 1997, Rakuten is headquartered in Tokyo, with over 10,000 employees and partner staff worldwide. For more information, visit global.rakuten.com/group.
Kathy Keating, Blanc & Otus
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