LONDON, MONTREAL and NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Optimal Payments Plc (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payments provider, is
expanding a new Joint Affiliate Program for NETELLER merchants and
their affiliates, providing affiliates the opportunity to earn
additional commissions and merchants access to an additional
commissions scheme at no extra cost.
The Joint Affiliate Program "double-earning" model allows merchants'
affiliates to earn twice whenever their consumer referrals make a
deposit at the merchant site using the NETELLER eWallet. The merchant
increases consumer acquisition as their affiliates refer additional
business due to higher earning potential; and retention and win back of
existing affiliates by leveraging the NETELLER top-up commission
"This initiative further supports NETELLER's growing innovation in the
affiliate channel," commented Lorenzo Pellegrino, executive vice
president, NETELLER. "We have taken our relationships and technology a
step further to create a symbiotic partnership between affiliates and
merchants. We look forward to working with our collaborative partners
utilizing our trusted and secure payment system for their customers and
Initial marketplace feedback has been very positive among merchants who
have already joined the program.
"We have seen tremendous growth in affiliates taking up the promotion
since its launch, players understanding the eWallet better and a great
overall experience for all involved." stated Janine Morton, account
"Our affiliate program constantly strives to deliver innovative offers
for our partners, the likes of which they have never seen and didn't
even know they needed," said Tufan Tolga, head of affiliates, Smart
Live Gaming. "Our partnership with NETELLER in the Joint Affiliate
Program provides the exact opportunity for our affiliates to increase
their player conversion and revenue in one program - which makes solid
"We are in constant search of top notch new offers for our affiliate
network", says Hristo Stoyanov, affiliate manager, Noxwin.com. "Our partnership with NETELLER in the Joint Affiliate Program gives
the amazing opportunity for our affiliate partners to reach new levels
in their player conversion rates and revenue, which gives stability and
"We developed this program with the merchant in mind," said Mr.
Pellegrino. "The Joint Affiliate tracking and payment solution has no
infrastructure or software development requirements. Interested
merchants simply need to apply for the program via our website. Once
approved, their affiliates can start earning two commissions
For more information or to sign up for the NETELLER Joint Affiliate
Program, visit www.neteller.com/affiliate/.
About NETELLER® by Optimal Payments
As one of the world's largest independent digital wallet and money
transfer services, the NETELLER service processes more than US $3
billion of transactions each year between consumers and merchants in
over 200 countries, 19 currencies and 13 languages. The service
provides businesses and individuals with an online alternative to
traditional payment methods, providing an instant and indemnified
payment and pay-out mechanism in markets where traditional methods may
not work, have a high incidence of fraud, or are too slow. NETELLER can
be used at more than 32 million locations worldwide via direct payments
or the included award-winning NETELLER Net+ MasterCard®.
The NETELLER service started in 1999 and has been regulated since 2004.
The service is run by Optimal Payments Ltd which is authorised and
regulated as an e-money issuer by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority
For more information about NETELLER visit www.neteller.com.
About Optimal Payments Plc
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions.
Trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries to move and
manage billions of dollars each year, merchants use the NETBANX®
processing service to simplify how they accept and settle credit card,
direct-from-bank, and cash payments; and the NETELLER® payment service
to increase margins, capture new customers and increase their lifetime
value. Being an independent provider has allowed the company to support
tens-of-thousands of merchants around the globe across a wide range of
industries. Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the London Stock
Exchange's AIM market, with a ticker symbol of OPAY. Subsidiary company
Optimal Payments Ltd is authorised and regulated as an e-money issuer
by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 900015).
For more information on Optimal Payments visit www.optimalpayments.com or subscribe at www.optimalpayments.com/feed or follow us on Twitter @optimalpayments.
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