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    ...and a Pirate's heart. Convergence's Avatar
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    How to NOT motivate your affiliates...
    By sending a canned network email, is how...

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    That's bad..lol.
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    definitely agree

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    Yeah, that will make you hit the delete button.

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    I'm sending you one like that right now.
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    Nunn Bush?

    Write back to them "I'm shakin' in my shoes!" lol.

    I've gotten similar "termination threat" emails from places that don't have a datafeed and don't allow deeplinking. If they did, I'd stand a decent chance of making a handful of sales for them here and there. But I can't even remember the last time I've generated a sale through a banner, even though I have a few of them in the sidebar of almost every one of my sites.
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    ...and a Pirate's heart. Convergence's Avatar
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    We actually do OK with banners - 160x600 convert the best for us. We serve them contextually, which helps, IMhO...

    BTW, all three of the emails were from shoe merchants...
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    And their dealers pay higher commissions on those brands than they do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidh View Post
    And their dealers pay higher commissions on those brands than they do.
    And sell their products for less, too. Even with lower retail, their dealers earn us more commission...
    Salty kisses, Sandy toes, and a Pirate's heart...

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    I have quite a few like that, where resellers have a lower price AND pay a higher commission than the manufacturer. Their loss.
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