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20060929

Discover & Citi program changes

Friday, September 29, 2006

Attention NCS Affiliates:


**Discover Changes**

On October 1st, the following changes need to be made for the Discover Student Classic, Discover Platinum, and Discover Platinum Gas Card. Please make these changes beginning October 1st, and no later than October 6th.

Discover Gas Card
- The Discover Platinum Gas Card is now the Discover Gas Card
- Both card art and banners need to be updated

Discover Student Classic Card
- The Student Classic Card is now the Discover Student Platinum Card
- Card art and banners need to be updated - PLEASE NOTE Platinum and Student will both be using the same card art

Discover Platinum Card
- Both card art and banners need to be updated

Again, the changes are to the Gas and Student Card names, and the Gas, Platinum, and Student Card art and banners.

Please note that Discover Card is going through a branding change. There will be additional changes that will come through over the next six months.


**Citi Payouts**

Effective October 1, 2006, Citi payouts will be as follows:

* All CitiBusiness - $20.00 per valid application
* Citi Platinum Select/AAdvantage World MasterCard, Citi Gold/AAdvantage World MasterCard, Citi Bronze/AAdvantage MasterCard - $54.00 per approval
* Citi Platinum Select, Citi Driver's Edge Platinum Select, AT&T Universal Platinum, Citi Diamond Preferred Rewards, Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature, Citi Upromise, Citi Home Rebate Platinum Select MasterCard, AT&T Universal Rewards - $40.00 per approval
* All Citi Student and Citi PremierPass - $45.00 per approval
* Citi Professionl - $75.00 per approval


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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.

20060918

Chase, Citi, & AmEx updates


Thursday, August 3, 2006

Attention NCS Affiliates:

**Chase Updates**

We wanted to inform you that the Speedway® SuperAmerica® Platinum MasterCard® and the Marathon® Platinum MasterCard are expiring; however, please take advantage of our other great gas rewards cards such as the BP Visa® Rewards card and Chase PerfectCardTM MasterCard®.

All Speedway® SuperAmerica® Platinum MasterCard® and Marathon® Platinum MasterCard links, banners and text must be taken down no later than August 18th. Early compliance on this issue is greatly appreciated.

**Citi**

The Citi® Diamond Preferred® Card:

- 0% APR* on Balance Transfers and Purchases for 12 months
- No annual fee

This card will appeal to women aged 25-55 who are looking for a great low rate on a card. The Diamond Preferred Card has a "go-to" rate of prime + 2.99 (11.24%).

Please do not confuse this offer with the existing Citi® Diamond Preferred® Rewards Card.

**American Express Updates**

As of August 1st, copy changes have been made to the below American Express Products. Please also find updated creative for Business Capital Line and One from American ExpressSM credit cards. Please update these offers today.

- Business Credit Line (Product name changing to Business Capital Line)
- ONE from American ExpressSM (Consumer contribution increased to $50) Please note that this offer will be expiring on 10/31/06.
- Business Gold Rewards ($50 Statement Credit Offer expired 7/31/06) Please be sure to remove all language referencing this offer.
- Blue from American Express® (Balance Transfer Rate changing to 4.99% from 3.99%)
- Blue Cash® from American Express (Spend limit removed, so no limit to the cash rebate you can earn)



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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.

20060917

NCS Discover Biz payouts

Fascinating.


Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Attention NCS Affiliates:


We are excited to announce that the payout for Discover Business is now $70 per approval. This payout will be retroactive back to July 1st.

Also, Discover has decided to change the name of the offer from the Discover Small Business Card to the Discover Business Card. Please update your site as soon as possible.

As of 8/1, the offer is changing for the Business Card from 0% on purchases for 9 months to 0% on purchases for 12 months.

We will be offering bonuses effective July 24 for affiliates that reach the following tiers for the Discover Business Card:

* 1-5 approvals per month: $8.00 extra per approval
* 6-10 approvals per month: $14 extra per approval
* 11-20 approvals per month: $18 extra per approval
* 21-30 approvals per month: $25 extra per approval
* 31-50 approvals per month: $29 extra per approval
* 51+ approvals per month: $32 extra per approval

This bonus will be effective only for the next two months. If volume increases as a result of the bonus, we will be able to continue it further.


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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.

Upfront rewards visa

I've gotten quite a few junk mails with that free Dell inspiron notebook thing. I just opened one for the first time and read the fine print. Bottom line:

WHAT A CROCK!

You have to transfer a $5K balance and maintain a minimum $3,500 balance for 18 months at a 9.99% APR. ?!?! If your balance falls south of that, you get hit with a $600 fee.

?!?!

I wonder how many accounts they've generated. Ten? Twelve?

Gawd.

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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.

Discover business card changes


Monday, July 31, 2006

Attention NCS Affiliates:


This is a reminder of the August 1st Discover Business Card changes. The 2 changes that will be occurring are the removal of the word "Small" from the Business Card name, as well as the intro APR period has been extended from 9 months to 12 months.


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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.

20060915

Discover Gas

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Attention NCS Affiliates:

We have recently uploaded some new 'boost your gas mileage' creative in the NEW system for the Discover Gas card. This is great new creative considering the current gas prices and will help drive more traffic to the offer. Login to the new system to retrieve this creative today!


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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.

Discover Business Commission Increase

Jul 26, 2006 9:45 AM

Dear Valued Affiliate,

Great News - We be increasing the commission on the Discover® Small Business Card offer to $90.00 per approval, effective August 1, 2006. Your account will be automatically updated. We hope this will help you get your Discover Business campaign going.

Thanks,

Ernie
Sunspot Web Team


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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.

20060903

Western Union(R) Prepaid MasterCard(R) Card

Friday, July 21, 2006

Attention NCS Affiliates:


**Western Union**

We are very excited to announce the Western Union® Prepaid MasterCard® Card. This offer is incredibly easy to get, so it should convert really well. The payout is $1.50 per valid application.


I wonder how they are defining $1.50 per valid application. Funded? Submitted? Curious.

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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.

Discover biz card payouts


Friday, July 21, 2006

Attention NCS Affiliates:


**Discover Business**

We are excited to announce that the payout for Discover Business is now $70 per approval. This payout will be retroactive back to July 1st.

Also, Discover has decided to change the name of the offer from the Discover Small Business Card to the Discover Business Card. Please update your site as soon as possible.

As of 8/1, the offer is changing for the Business Card from 0% on purchases for 9 months to 0% on purchases for 12 months.

We will be offering bonuses effective July 24 for affiliates that reach the following tiers for the Discover Business Card:

* 1-5 approvals per month: $8.00 extra per approval
* 6-10 approvals per month: $14 extra per approval
* 11-20 approvals per month: $18 extra per approval
* 21-30 approvals per month: $25 extra per approval
* 31-50 approvals per month: $29 extra per approval
* 51+ approvals per month: $32 extra per approval

This bonus will be effective only for the next two months. If volume increases as a result of the bonus, we will be able to continue it further.


Anyone know how long it takes for Discover to report back an approval on a business card?



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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.

20060901

Chase launches biz card offers

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Attention NCS Affiliates:


**New Chase Business Offers**

We are excited to announce the new GM Business and Continental Airlines Business cards from Chase. Links are available for these offers in your account in the NEW system. The payout for these two cards is the same as all other Chase Business cards.


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Please note that any links directly to card product offers are provided for informational purposes only. Any descriptions within this post about an offer may not necessarily align with the offer to which these links connect.