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Add Some Summer-time Sizzle to Your Affiliate Program with These 6 Tips

Posted on July 11th, 2014 by

Another beautiful summer is upon us, signified by long sunny days, BBQs with friends, fun on the beach, and affiliate program success. If your sales are lower than average during the summer, it doesn’t have to just be “the way it is.” It’s normal to see a drop in sales when everybody’s on vacation and not thinking about buying digital goods.  Speaking specifically about affiliate channels, we see on average a drop of about 20% in the summer months compared to the rest of the year. The good news is; this trend can be changed. [...]

Cool People Interview Series: Andy Brice

Posted on June 20th, 2014 by

If you aren’t embarrassed by v1.0, you didn’t release it early enough

My dear colleague Adriana Iordan had the pleasure of chatting with Andy Brice back in 2007 (time flies!). I’m taking the relay here and talking with Andy again. A well-respected man in the world of software start-ups, I wanted to get his perspective of how this world has changed in the past seven years and what’s predicted to come next. [...]

Strategic Customer Lifecycle Management, Smarter Payments and Conversions with the 2014 Avangate Summer Release

Posted on June 17th, 2014 by

Empower Your Teams with Smarter Retention and Conversion Tools

In this summer release, Avangate is rolling out powerful customer-facing and under-the-hood updates to drive your customer retention and strategic global reach efforts. Start taking advantage of:

  • Incisive new insights into recurring payments and recovery tools performance
  • Intelligent retention tools and actionable data on opportunities to decrease churn rates and better manage the customer lifecycle
  • Customer-centric conversion mechanisms and services
  • Scalability optimizations from acquisition through delivery, retention, and renewals, as well as advanced tools for up-selling and cross-selling [...]

Avangate 2014 World Cup Contest

Posted on June 12th, 2014 by

Play the Game and Go To Rio

Avangate is excited to announce our most outstanding contest so far: the Avangate World Cup 2014! [...]

The New Services Economy – Remaking Industries As Value Shifts From Products To Services

Posted on June 10th, 2014 by

Disrupting An Industry Near You … Or Maybe Already Remaking The Winners and Losers of Your Business

You see the signs around you every day … whether it is listening to your Internet radio, virtually hailing your Uber limo ride, finding and paying a flat-fee for legal document creation instead of by the hour… we are surrounded by Services. They have become so pervasive, we don’t even think of them as we use them. Services are being productized and are now more accessible and easy to consume. [...]