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New York, NY, United States, 2015/01/15 - Rakuten Marketing, the global leader in omnichannel marketing, announced that Rakuten LinkShare (now Rakuten Affiliate Network) has been ranked the performance marketing industry’s top affiliate network for the fourth consecutive year - Rakuten.com.
The ranking is based on a survey of more than 25,000 online advertisers, publishers, and agencies in the affiliate marketing industry, and was conducted by media entity mThink, publishers of Revenue+Performance magazine.
“Rakuten LinkShare has earned the top spot in our rankings for an unprecedented fourth consecutive year,” said Chris Trayhorn, CEO of mThink. “A high level of satisfaction, quality of offers, and on time payments is the top reasons publishers, advertisers, and agencies cited for choosing to work with Rakuten LinkShare.”
Known as the “Blue Book,” the mThink survey is the largest annual research survey in the performance marketing industry. The survey identifies the top 20 CPS and CPA performance marketing networks among the more than 500 in consideration. The survey takes into account reputation, influence, clientele, popularity, and scale in order to consolidate key information necessary in choosing a network. An external panel of unbiased, third party industry experts, who represent every aspect of the affiliate marketing industry, provides additional input into the survey and validates the results.
“We are deeply honored to be recognized for our commitment to performance marketing and the success of our partners,” said Tony Zito, President, Rakuten Marketing. “Earning this award for the fourth consecutive year is a win for the entire Rakuten LinkShare team, which motivates us to continue innovating the industry in ways that will empower advertisers, publishers, and agencies to achieve even stronger results in the future.”
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