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    ...and a Pirate's heart. Convergence's Avatar
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    June 24th, 2005
    Coupon Codes...
    Merchants/AMs/OPMs, please try to be a little more creative when naming your coupon codes.

    AFFILIATE30 or AFF30 simply looks so unprofessional - why not replace "AFFILIATE" and "AFF" with something more descriptive? The word "AFFILIATE" should never be used, IMhO.

    Salty kisses, Sandy toes, and a Pirate's heart...

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    ABW Ambassador Daniel M. Clark's Avatar
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    I'd ask who was doing that but I have a feeling it's far more common than I'd like to know.
    Daniel M. Clark
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    yeah. some users are intelligent enough to know that you're selling items with these URLs

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    OPM and Moderator Chuck Hamrick's Avatar
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    Convergence30?? BUYMYCRAP31??

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    Moderator MichaelColey's Avatar
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    January 18th, 2005
    Mansfield, TX
    And make it simple. No mixed case. No special characters. No confusing letters/numbers (letter O vs. number 0, letter L vs. number 1, letter S vs. number 5, etc.).
    Michael Coley
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    Affiliate Manager AffiliateWarrior's Avatar
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    January 18th, 2005
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    I'm with you guys on this - we do vanity codes that use the affiliate name and some identifying factor about the deal... generic deals that are open to all affiliates still get a name that doesn't involve "affiliates" or "aff"

    One of my pet peeves is affiliates who have a content site with an "affiliates" page where they post their links. Shoppers don't know or care what "affiliate" means.
    Wade Tonkin - Affiliate Manager - Fanatics|||
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