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Avangate Wins 5 – Let’s See Who Won the iPad and the Kindle

Posted on October 20th, 2010 by

The Contest, part II

Wow, an amazing 200+ people took part in the “Avangate wins 5” contest. Going through all the answers was a wonderful experience per se – thank you all for your kind thoughts and words of appreciation – big happy smile on our faces.

Thanks for your thumbs up for our customer support, account managers, for helping you increase sales and manage your partners, for our affiliate network, impeccable accounting, for joining the same conferences that you go to and so much more. Here is how Avangate in your 5 words looks like: […]

Join Avangate at ISDEF Autumn in Moscow!

Posted on September 30th, 2010 by

Avangate is in Moscow this week, at ISDEF Autumn (Sep 30th – Oct 3rd). Wow! It’s the 11th time we are attending this event, by far the biggest software event in Russia. Avangate is the Special Sponsor of this edition and, like every year, we are proud to take part in the event, meet so many people passionate about software and exchange ideas on how to sell software worldwide in a way that is efficient, secure, locally relevant.

Avangate eCommerce consultants will make presentations on hot issues that impact software companies today – developing trust and optimizing conversion rates – and will also be available for one-to-one discussions throughout the event. So don’t miss them: […]

Avangate Wins 5

Posted on September 28th, 2010 by

Avangate Wins 5!Avangate celebrates its five year anniversary today. To mark the occasion, we sat down on soft couches and thought hard about what we’ve gained in all of these years. And came up with a little concept that has since grown on us:

Avangate Wins 5:

  • 5 Years of Experience
  • 5 Years of Trust
  • 5 Years of Knowledge
  • 5 Years of Fun
  • 5 Years of Success

And Thousands of Enthusiastic Partners!

Hurray!

Plus we threw in an anniversary fun contest to go with it so we can celebrate together. Cool prizes to be won!

Now about our story, which actually starts in 1992, being part of a larger IT group. Avangate as a brand was born in 2005 – back then we were starting with the idea that we could bring a new level of services in eCommerce for the software vertical. It has not always been a smooth journey, but five years down the road tell us we did well. Our 1,500+ clients and 18,000+ affiliates surely agree.

[Tricky to make a selection of testimonials] […]

Are You Making These 11 SEO Mistakes With Your Website?

Posted on September 21st, 2010 by

Is your software-selling website really optimized for search engines? Because -from our experience- sometimes even skilled webmasters fail to notice certain SEO issues that can severely impact their rankings.

So let’s take a closer look and find out what mistakes you should avoid at all costs – and some quick tips on how to repair the damage, if it’s already been done! […]

Analytics Minibible for Software Vendors v2.0

Posted on August 17th, 2010 by

It seems the interest for analytics in the software vendors community increases more and more, according to the requests I get by email. I believe in actionable metrics, so I decided to act and publish an updated version of the Analytics miniBible for Software Vendors.

No matter if you got the chance or not to download the first release, here are some changes and highlights in this analytics eBook for software vendors. […]

See you at Affiliate Summit East!

Posted on August 5th, 2010 by

We’re preparing for a trip to the US during August 15-17 – to New York City, to be more specific. I’m pretty excited to attend Affiliate Summit East 2010, a major event of the affiliate industry, together with my colleagues Adriana and Casey. So this is your chance to meet me in person:) and of course my other colleagues.

So why go to Affiliate Summit other than to meet our partners there and find new opportunities? To tell you the truth, we have some solid reasons to be there – here are the most important ones: […]