I-Texts Joins Rakuten LinkShare Network
Charities to Receive Advertising Revenue
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/03/14 -- I-Texts is pleased to
announce it has partnered with Rakuten LinkShare as a publisher
enabling I-Texts charities to receive income when its registered
supporters purchase goods and services from Rakuten LinkShare
Advertisers. The Rakuten LinkShare Network has more than 1,000
advertisers in the United States and more than 3,000 advertisers
I-Texts was a sponsor of the recent Rakuten Marketing Symposium held
in New York, New York on June 25 - 26, 2014.
Rakuten LinkShare is a leading provider of full-service online
marketing solutions specializing in the areas of affiliate marketing,
search marketing, and lead generation. Affiliate marketing is a
channel that has driven billions of dollars in sales for online
retailers. Over time it has become an integral part of marketing
plans and a useful tool for specific marketing and sales objectives
including increasing general sales, moving select inventory, and
helping new brands become established. Affiliate marketing relies on
two groups, the publishers (affiliates) who display advertisements
online and the advertisers (merchants) who aim to increase sales for
their online shop.
Rakuten LinkShare was recently named the #1 Affiliate Network in the
world by mThink for the third year in a row. Over 5,000 people
participated in the survey including advertisers, publishers and
agencies. Rakuten LinkShare was cited for platform strength, quality
of support and international capabilities.
"Our partnership with Rakuten LinkShare will benefit our charities by
offering supporters an extensive range of products and services from
national and local merchants through the Rakuten LinkShare Network.
Charity supporters are enthusiastic about purchasing from these
companies knowing a percentage of their purchase is going to a worthy
cause," stated Frank Kristan, President of I-Texts, Inc.
About I-Texts, Inc.
I-Texts has developed a state of the art technology platform that
connects nationwide charities, supportes and advertisers. In addition
to providing a range of message delivery services, I-Texts' unique
business model generates positive income for charities through
supporters and donors subscribing to text and email advertisements.
The company has over 500 charities and more than 400 representatives
nationwide. For more information visit www.i-texts.com.
About Rakuten LinkShare Corporation
Rakuten LinkShare Corporation provides online retailers and other
businesses with expert online marketing services and solutions.
Rakuten LinkShare's cost per action (CPA) affiliate network and lead
generation campaigns can acquire new customers, increase revenue and
drive overall results while achieving target return on ad spend.
Rakuten LinkShare clients are Fortune 500 and other prominent
companies doing business online, including J.C. Penney,
1-800-Flowers.com, American Express, Avon Products, and The Body
Shop. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in New
York City, with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Tampa, London,
Tokyo, Sao Paulo, and Sydney. Rakuten LinkShare is part of Rakuten
Marketing's integrated marketing solutions, which include affiliate
marketing, retargeting and display, search marketing, and product and
data feeds. For more information visit www.linkshare.com.
Rakuten, Inc. is one of the world's leading Internet service
companies, providing a variety of consumer and business focused
services including e-commerce, e-reading, travel, banking,
securities, credit card, e-money, portal and media, online marketing,
and professional sports. Ranked by Forbes Magazine as number ninth
among the World's Most Innovative Companies, Rakuten continues to
expand globally with operations throughout Asia, Western Europe, and
the Americas. Founded in 1997, Rakuten is headquartered in Tokyo,
with more than 10,000 employees worldwide. The company's market
capitalization is approximately US$17.7 billion and 2013 revenues
were over US$5.3 billion. For more information, visit
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