We are thrilled to announce the consolidation of the Abt Electronics affiliate program under Google Affiliate Network.

Join Today:
http://www.connectcommerce.com/partn...00000000171570

To ensure the smoothest transition for its valued partners, Abt Electronics encourages all Commission Junction publishers to migrate all links and banners to the Google Affiliate Network as soon as possible. Any sales generated on the Commission Junction program after September 1, 2008 will not be honored.

About Abt Electronics

Family owned since 1936, Abt is focused on providing customers with an exceptional experience. As an Abt Affiliate, you will be able to take advantage of our great brand and outstanding reputation.

Abt offers a wide assortment of products from top manufactures including higher-end brands not easily found online. An industry leader with over 72 years of experience, Abt is known for award-winning customer service, outstanding selection, and competitive prices. Abt offers free or low-cost shipping, hassle-free returns, free tech support, and in-house service & repair.

The Abt Affiliate Program offers exceptional revenue opportunity, as well as the chance to partner with one of the fastest growing electronics retailers! Go to http://www.abt.com to learn more.

Join Abt at Google Affiliate Network Now!

You may apply for the Abt Electronics program immediately by visiting the following URL: http://www.connectcommerce.com/partn...00000000171570.

If you are not already logged in to ConnectCommerce, you'll be prompted to do so, after which you'll be redirected to the Abt Electronics application page. After you've reviewed and consented to the program terms you may submit your application by selecting the checkbox next to Abt Electronics and clicking the 'Apply to Selected' button.

Abt Affiliate Program Benefits and Features

Commission: 5% Flat Commission* - Special Promotional Rate through 10/1/08
After 10/1/08, Commissions will be as follows*:

Electronics 3%
Appliances 4%
Gourmet Shop 3%
Computers 1%
Watches/Sunglasses 7%
Furniture 4%

* Cookie Duration: 30 days
* Average Order Value: $300
* Over 10,000 items from the Top Brands
* BYOL: Enabled
* Data Feed: available on request
* New Promotions Every Month, Updated Creative Always in ConnectCommerce

*Exceptions:
Computers - 1%
Gift Cards and Video Games (Consoles, Games, and Accessories) - 0%


Take advantage of the Abt Data Feed today and get access to our vast selection of products! Just email abt-affiliates@google.com with the following information:

* Publisher Name
* FTP Address
* Login
* Password
* File Format and Name

Once we receive your email, we will create a relationship for you in ConnectCommerce, and you will be ready to go!

Copy and Creative Examples

Short Copy: Abt Electronics & Appliances - www.Abt.com is one of the nation's leading independent retailers of electronics and appliances. In operation since 1936, Abt features competitive prices, free shipping, hassle-free returns, expert sales and award winning customer service.

Login and pick up great banners today! Abt Electronics has both brand banners and promotional banners available in ConnectCommerce.

Linking Capabilities

There are a variety of linking options available for Abt Electronics affiliate program:

1. There will always be up-to-date banner and text links in ConnectCommerce. Log into ConnectCommerce, click Get Links and view Available Links for Abt Electronics

2. You may Build Your Own Links (BYOL) through the ConnectCommerce interface. In the Get Links area, choose Build Your Own Link for Abt Electronics to create links one at a time. If you would like to create many links at once, choose upload your own links. You will be able to download a spreadsheet template that you can complete and upload to ConnectCommerce. You will receive an email reply containing a spreadsheet with all of the links you have created.

Abt Electronics Terms and Conditions


Search Engine Marketing
Abt Electronics encourages affiliates to use Search Engine Marketing (both paid and natural) in promotional campaigns. Affiliates may bid on any keywords except what is described in the Restricted Keyword List.

Recommended Keyword List

Televisions, DVD Players, LCD TVs, Big screens, Receivers, Refrigerators, Dishwashers, Cooktops, Home Theater Systems, Digital Cameras, Photo Printers, Speakers, Ovens, Washer, Grills

Abt recommends the above terms for use in Affiliate Search promotions. In addition, Abt suggests referring to their great product selection for configuring a keyword list in affiliate search promotions.

Restricted Keyword List
Abt Electronics prohibits Affiliates from bidding on the Abt Electronics brand name (or any common misspelling or confusingly similar name) for search engine positioning:
Abt, AbtElectronics, Abt Electronics, Abt Appliances, AbtAppliances, Abt Coupons, AbtElectronics Coupons, Abt Electronics Coupons, Abt Appliance Coupons, Abt Electronics Promotions, AbtElctnics, AbtElectrnics, AbtElctronics, Abt Electroncs.

When using Paid Search Engine Marketing Tactics, Affiliate agrees not to bid on terms in the Restricted Keyword List. Affiliate also agrees not to use the Abt Electronics brand name in the display URL or display copy in search engines.

Changes to Restricted Keyword List and/or Trademarked Domain List
Abt Electronics may, in its sole discretion, at any time amend, modify, change, alter, add or delete any words. It is the Affiliate's obligation to remain informed of any change to the Restricted Keyword List.

Coupons
Affiliates are not permitted to promote any coupons not provided by Google Affiliate Network in ConnectCommerce or via Google Affiliate Network Newsletters. If an Affiliate receives any violations of the foregoing prohibitions, it will be subject to termination at Abt's sole discretion.

Commission Restrictions
Abt Electronics reserves the right to withhold sales commissions to affiliates or remove affiliates from the program that are found to be in violation of Abt's Restricted Keyword List or any of these policies.

Abt Electronics does not pay commission on Gift Cards, Video Game Software, Video Game Accessories, or Video Game Consoles.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

If you have questions, contact us at abt-affiliates@google.com. Join the Abt Electronics Affiliate program - we look forward to working with you!

Best Regards,
The Abt Affiliate Team
abt-affiliates@google.com