Founded way back in the year 1996, LinkShare Corporation, a pioneer in online affiliate marketing, was founded by Stephen Messer and Heidi Messer. With its headquarters in New York City and offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Tokyo, London, UK and a couple of other places, LinkShare is known to have the largest pay-per-performance affiliate marketing network online.
Superior online services coupled with technological innovations are what allows LinkShare to have an edge over its competitors. The company takes pride in providing a complete array of online marketing services like, SEM and Lead Generation, to numerous ecommerce businesses. LinkShare’s extensive performance marketing network and patented technology, are some of the excellent features advertisers can use, to increase their online sales. Besides, the company’s consultative services, LinkShare Search Advantage, LinkShare Lead Advantage and Media Tracker, are some of the other services, highly recommended to be used by the advertisers. It is for this reason that, LinkShare can successfully boast of creating over 10 million network of affiliate partners and of being the first of its kind to achieve sustained profitability.
One of the recent additions in LinkShare are the ‘Flex links’. Flex Links enable publishers and advertisers to work together, in order to track revenue through rich content as well as to develop product information using video and flash. Some other important features that LinkShare is known to offer include, Easy Links and Contextual Product Ads. Using such intelligent link technology, several businesses are provided with an opportunity to have ultimate high conversion rates leading to the generation of greater revenues.
In order to reward the advertisers and publishers for their good work, LinkShare Corporation organizes the LinkShare Golden Links Awards ceremony. The awards are administered depending upon the good standing of the advertisers and publishers and the winners are wisely selected by the E-commerce Council. Some of the prominent companies utilizing the online affiliate services of LinkShare include, J.C. Penney, American Express, Avon Products and a lot many others.