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LinkShare Email - Interesting Timing
Trying to snag CJ defectors?
Drastic




msg:525959
 6:53 pm on Jun 5, 2001 (gmt 0)

Less than 24 hours after CJ's announcement of their changes [webmasterworld.com], LinkShare fires off an email (sent June 2) :

May 31, 2001

Dear LinkShare Merchants and Affiliates:

We are pleased to report that the LinkShare Network(r) continues to thrive
even in today's challenging market environment.

...

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The mail goes on to tell about how they received additional funding recently from Mitsui & Co. (USA), Inc. and tells about all of their "key accomplishments" so far this year.

I think the timing of this is interesting, but who can blame them.

I don't really see much in this letter, however. There is no mention of the amount of the recent funding. Lots of good-sounding comments, but where's the beef? Merchant payment history is a good idea, but not well implemented, and not accurate for my account. The *new* payment report is a long time overdue, at least it is working.

Another excerpt:
Like most companies, LinkShare has been affected by current economic
trends. However, we remain committed to achieving profitability in the
2001 calendar year. As a result, a recent assessment of both our
revenues and expenses has led to a variety of cost containment
initiatives, including a staff reduction on May 24.
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hmmmm....

Interesting comments at the site AKA "The Dot-com Deadpool."

Everything dried up for me at LS, and I haven't looked back lately.
Anyone still getting decent results from LS programs, and still being paid?

 

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