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April 4th, 2007, 02:20 PM #1
SAS Merchants "Temporarily Offline"
- Join Date
- January 18th, 2005
I'm not sure if this represents a change, but over the past few days I've noticed that there seem to be more "temporarily offline" merchants showing up on the first page (first 100 merchants) of my activity summary.
Right now, 30 merchants (2%) are currently showing up as "Temporarily Offline" and another 337 merchants (26%) currently show "Low Funds", out of 1,303 ShareASale merchant programs that I've joined.
Here is the current list of "Offline" merchants:
Bed and Bath Luxury Decor - 9233
Bedrock Inc. - 7323
Brownturtle.com - 10689
ChangingCourse.com - 3711
CompuDesign Solutions - 9270
Film Movement - 12089
Filmsource - 10384
Freebee Foreign Pharmacy - 10291
Furniture-gallery.com - 1026
Gonna Luv It - 9281
Spamers - 10867
HomeRoomTeacher - 10273
Krudmart - 6568
LamboDVD.com - 7326
Lighthousefiber.com - 4424
LingerieNewStyle.com - 9403
Mark Scot Corporation - 8287
MySunShades.com - 9486
Oneida Marketing Enterprises LLC - 9271
PantiesHerWay.com - 9981
PaperPlain.com - 10708
Rockers Worldwide, Inc. - 9668
Samwell Group, Inc. - 4706
Sik World - 12327
SnapMonkey - 4686
Tom Girl, Inc. - 91
USBAY Portrait Museum - 7025
Vertical Platform Lifts - 5278
VintageTshirtStore - 9776
WineRackStore.com - 9677
I previously listed 99 merchants who had persistent "low funds" status in February when I was a member of only about half as many programs(http://forum.abestweb.com/showpost.p...06&postcount=6) -- I won't try to update that list.
Last edited by markwelch; April 4th, 2007 at 02:30 PM.
April 4th, 2007, 03:13 PM #2
At least SaS lets us know what's going on.
The only way I know when a merchant is low funds at CJ and LS is when they don't pay me for 4-5 months. I like the SaS system much better.
When I see the low funds flag it just tells me the merchant is converting. Those usually come back quickly. When one goes offline and I have to remove the links I also remove myself from the program. It's that easy. I replace the links with a merchant who isn't offline and move on.
April 4th, 2007, 03:16 PM #3
April 4th, 2007, 03:54 PM #4
Thanks for the info, Mark.~Rhia7 -- Remember the 7
April 4th, 2007, 04:13 PM #5
We not only put our funds on autowithdrawal, but upped our deposit alert level and to make sure we don't run out of funds. It is very easy on an active day for ones funds to run low if your deposit alert level is set at, lets say $50, and you have several sales come in before the autowithdrawal can occur. It's just not worth the chance and easy enough to do.Ron Bechdolt | Affiliate Program Management Consultant
7 Days A Week Marketing
April 4th, 2007, 04:17 PM #6
April 4th, 2007, 04:30 PM #7
April 4th, 2007, 05:48 PM #8
All of us suggest 'auto deposit' to merchants from day one. I also suggest a minimum of 200.00 See '05 post: 15 Steps for a shareasale startup success and even Trust Auto Deposit Merchants - Where You At
By the 200.00 minimum you will prevent the constant going on/off so many times and may also apply and perhaps qualify for SAS Premier
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