Calling Cards Affiliate Newsletter – November 2008

SpeedyPin.com Phone Cards Affiliate Program
Affiliate Newsletter
November 2008
SpeedyPin.com Affiliate Newsletter - November 2008

 Inside this Issue
» Affiliate Contests & Promotions
» Hot Sellers
» New Phone Cards
» Discontinued Phone Cards
» Tip of the Month
» Marketing Resources & Information
» Holidays & Promotional Opportunities
» Contact Us
AFFILIATE CONTESTS & PROMOTIONS

Affiliate Promotion:

NEW: INCREASED BONUSES!!!

$50 Bonus
Acquire a minimum of 25 more new customers in November 2008 than you acquired in October 2008 and earn an additional $50 bonus.

$75 Bonus
Acquire a minimum of 50 more new customers in November 2008 than you acquired in October 2008 and earn an additional $75 bonus.

$100 Bonus
Acquire a minimum of 75 more new customers in November 2008 than you acquired in October 2008 and earn an additional $100 bonus.

Retail Promotions

  1. Customers Save 5% instantly on orders of $40 or more.
  2. Customers save 10% on bulk orders of $150 – $499. Link to http://business.speedypin.com/bulk.html?aff=XXXX
    (replace
    XXXX with your affiliate ID). Tell customers they MUST mention your AFF ID to enjoy savings.
  3. Looking to offer products that are ON SALE? Link to http://speedypin.com/phone/card/discount.html?aff=XXXX
    (replace
    XXXX with your affiliate ID).

View the new customer report by logging in to your account and selecting the New Customers Report.

HOT SELLING PHONE CARDS
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Consider promoting these Top 10 Hot Sellers in November.


1. Just Call

6. XtraClean
2. STi Muchacho 7. Sapphire*
3. FastTrack 8. MCI World Traveler
4. Fee Free* 9. Aries
5. AT&T Cards 10. World Platinum

*Rechargeable. View all rechargeable cards. View all phone cards.

NEW PHONE CARDS
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No new phone cards were added in October 2008.

Note: If you want to be among the first to know when we add a new product, subscribe to our RSS feed.

DISCONTINUED PHONE CARDS
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No new phone cards were added in October 2008. Why do phone cards become discontinued?

Note: If you want to be among the first to know when we discontinue a product, subscribe to our RSS feed.

TIP OF THE MONTH
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Get INVOLVED with Social Media to Grow Your Business Network

As a follow-up to October’s Tip of the Month, which discussed social media marketing networks like Facebook, MySpace (profile), Twitter (profile) and LinkedIn, and how SpeedyPin interacts on each, this month’s tip seeks to further expand on the subject.

There are many, many examples of how people just like you have used these social media sites to expand their business network, and the results are often times amazing.

  1. Example
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Again, referring to October’s Tip, we use each of these social networks to some degree or another.

1. Facebook – I have a personal Facebook account and we created one for SpeedyPin. I use my personal account to keep up with with old school friends and colleagues in the SEO and Affiliate world. SpeedyPin was originally setup as a test. We plan on investing more time into this account in the near future.

2. MySpace – We setup a SpeedyPin profile, but rarely use MySpace because of its more successful predecessors.

3. Twitter – We setup a Twitter account for SpeedyPin, mostly for branding purposes and to promote our affiliate program. We were noted as a Corporate Twitterer here. That’s FREE PR!

4. LinkedIn – I have a personal LinkedIn account, and use it specifically for business purposes. I keep in touch with old business colleagues and connect to new people as I meet them.

Now that you know what the best social networks are for growing your business network, go create a profile on each of them to see which one(s) work for you the best. It’s FREE, so you really have no excuse. (:

Get social. Get connected. Grow your business!

FREE MARKETING RESOURCES & INFORMATION
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Free Search Engine Optimization & Search Engine Marketing Tools

There are many, many SEO/SEM tools available on the Internet today (free & paid). Here are a few of the better free resources, each of which provide helpful tools and a wealth of information you can use to further increase your search engine rankings and Pay Per Click advertising success.

Webconfs

http://www.webconfs.com/

SEOBOOK

http://tools.seobook.com/

SEOMoz

http://www.seomoz.org/tools.php

SEO Tool Set http://www.seotoolset.com/tools/free_tools.html

Affiliate Marketing Education

These websites are ideal for you Pros out there looking to keep your skills razor sharp, as well as for those of you whom are new to Affiliate Marketing. Here’s to staying ahead of the rest!

A BEST WEB

http://abestweb.com/

Affiliate Forums

http://www.affiliateforums.com/

Affiliate Tip

http://www.affiliatetip.com/

AffiliatesDirectory

http://www.affiliatesdirectory.com/

AffiliatePrograms.com http://www.affiliateprograms.com/

AffiliateClassroom.com

http://www.affiliateclassroom.com/


Search Engine Optimization Forums & Blogs

SEO BOOK

http://www.seobook.com

SEOMoz

http://www.seomoz.org

HighRankings.com

http://www.highrankings.com/forum/

SearchEngineWatch

http://forums.searchenginewatch.com/

Webmaster World

http://www.webmasterworld.com/category3.htm

Search Engine Land

http://www.searchengineland.com

Tropical SEO Blog

http://www.tropicalseo.com

Link Building Blog

http://www.linkbuildingblog.com/


Social Search, Bookmarking & Tagging Websites

Many say that Social Search (bookmark sharing & tagging) is the next big thing for marketers and advertisers on the Internet. Why? Because the services are available at no cost and each can drive thousands of visitors to your website! Marketers and affiliates are still learning ways to best leverage social search for monetization purposes, but we want to introduce you to the larger players now.

Top Sites & Tips (A Who’s Who)


Conferences & Expos

Affiliate Summit

Affiliate Summit Corporation, founded by affiliate marketing industry veterans Shawn Collins and Missy Ward, serves the affiliate marketing professional community.

Search Engine Strategies

Search Engine Strategies is a global conference & expo series that keeps you informed about search engine advertising, including optimization and marketing issues.

Search Marketing Expo

SMX is programmed by the sharpest minds in search marketing. Together, Search Engine Land editor-in-chief Danny Sullivan and executive editor Chris Sherman have covered the topics, interviewed the luminaries and educated generations of search marketers.

HOLIDAYS & PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
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Promote Prepaid Phone Cards On These Days

Antigua’s & Barbuda’s Independence Day November 1, 2008
Panama’s Independence Day November 2, 2008
Angola’s & Poland’s Independence Day November 11, 2008
Latvia’s Thanksgiving Day November 18, 2008
Lebanon’s Thanksgiving Day November 22, 2008
Suriname’s Thanksgiving Day November 25, 2008
Mongolia’s Thanksgiving Day November 26, 2008
Thanksgiving Day (USA) November 27, 2008
Albania’s Independence Day November 28, 2008
Barbados’ & Yemen’s Independence Day November 30, 2008
Portugal’s Independence Day December 1, 2008
United Arab Emirates’ Independence Day December 2, 2008
Finland’s Independence Day November 6, 2008
CONTACT US
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Affiliate Team
Email: affiliates@speedypin.com
Phone: 1.877.746.6322 ext 205

Why do some phone cards become discontinued?

While we attempt to create a hi-quality, revenue producing line of phone cards, there will be instances in which the cards perceived to be winners simply end up being losers for reasons other than poor performance.

Carriers create phone cards by anticipating usage and profit. They may also incorporate additional fees (e.g. maintenance fees, connection fees) in attempt to make more of a profit. Knowing this, the savvy phone card consumer attempts to discover ways to get maximum usage from a phone card. One such way is to purchase in smaller denominations and burn the card in one call, thereby avoiding the other fees. Thus, the carrier does not receive the additionally anticipated profit. Result… the card is withdrawn. In worse cases, a heavy loss because a carrier to cease business.

Therefore, we must continue to seek alternative products. We’ll do our best to convey these changes to you as promptly as possible!

Copyright © 2008 SpeedyPin.com

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