iStockphoto Partners With Webgains to Expand the Reach of its Affiliate Program Internationally

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12th October 2011 Webgains today announced it has been selected by iStockphoto, one of the world’s top stock imagery and multimedia agencies, to expand the reach of its affiliate network in the UK, USA, France, Spain, Germany and Ireland. Webgains will be responsible for recruiting new affiliates as well as overall program management including, tracking, reporting and payment. With commissions of 20% per sale for new customers and 10% for existing customers, the iStock affiliate program provides one of the highest earnings per click (EPC) potential in the industry.

“Webgains is uniquely positioned to provide iStock with immediate access to new customers through our localized expertise across our US and European platforms,” said Ryan Gilbert, managing director of Webgains USA. “Moreover, we’ve put enough resources behind this program to provide iStock affiliates with a model that facilitates long-term success.”

“Webgains has the perfect combination of international reach and sound infrastructure to give us confidence that they will effectively be able grow and manage the program simultaneously,” said Blair de Jong, affiliate marketing manager for iStockphoto. “Webgains has multi-lingual account management teams in every country, which allows us to communicate more effectively with our affiliate partners around the globe.”

To learn more about the iStockphoto Affiliate Program, visit: www.istockphoto.com/help/about-us/affiliates

To join the iStockphoto Affiliate Program at Webgains visit: www.webgains.com/signup.html?programid=5387

iStock at A4U London

iStockphoto, alongside Getty Images and ThinkStock, will be attending the upcoming A4U Expo London 2011 from October 18 – 19, 2011. Potential affiliates can arrange an appointment with iStock representatives at the show by emailing affiliates@iStockphoto.com.

About iStockphoto

iStockphoto offers easy, affordable inspiration with millions of vetted, royalty-free photos, illustrations, video, audio and Flash® files. Using the most advanced search in the business, customers download a file every second from a collection of more than nine million files for business, marketing and personal projects. iStockphoto started in 2000, pioneering the micropayment photography business model, and has become one of the most successful and profitable user-generated content sites in the world. iStockphoto pays out more than $1.9 million weekly in artist royalties. iStockphoto is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Getty Images.

About Webgains

Founded in 2005, Webgains is one of the leading international affiliate marketing networks, providing a highly effective combination of user-friendly technology and world-class client account management. With fully-localized platforms in the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, Ireland and the USA, Webgains is the fastest growing affiliate network, facilitating trans-national transactions for the benefit of both affiliates and advertisers. Webgains is part of ad pepper media International N.V, the global online marketing specialist.

Blair de Jong Affiliate Marketing Manager Tel#: +001 403-398-6872 Email: affiliates@istockphoto.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/iStockAffiliate

Ryan Gilbert Director Webgains, USA Tel#: 212-391-7316 Email: info@webgains.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/webgainsusa