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Genie9 Increases Sales by 124% through Avangate's Affiliate Network
[April 23, 2012]

Genie9 Increases Sales by 124% through Avangate's Affiliate Network

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

Avangate, the agile eCommerce solutions provider trusted by Software and SaaS (News - Alert) companies to grow their business worldwide through any channel and any model, today announced that Genie9 has increased their affiliate sales volumes by 124% leveraging Avangate's affiliate network program and services.

Founded in 2001, Genie9 is a developer of award-winning backup and security software solutions. Recently, the company launched a new SaaS solution, Zoolz Cloud, and needed to extend their marketing reach and increase sales. Genie9 leveraged Avangate's comprehensive sales tools and service offerings, and worked closely with Avangate's affiliate experts to develop a structured affiliate management program with defined offers and communications, and to execute on marketing initiatives that resulted in increased product interest and sales. Avangate's eCommerce dashboard provided Genie9 unified visibility into performance across all sales channels, simplifying the management of the entire initiative.

"The success of this affiliate program proves the importance of choosing the right eCommerce platform, as well as a strategic partner for revenue growth," said Muayyad Shehadeh, CEO, Genie9. "We have been working with Avangate since 2011 and are very happy with their proactive approach. Our affiliate sales have increased by 124% and the number of affiliate sign-ups has increased three-fold after implementing Avangate's proposed program, with a consistent level of growth since then."

"It's not enough to simply connect with a large affiliate network anymore," said Michael Ni, CMO/SVP, Marketing and Products for Avangate. "An effective affiliate program requires day-to-day management and support, as well as the rigt tools, and strategic guidance from a partner that understands your vertical market and values your business goals. This is particularly important for software businesses, like Genie9, who continue to innovate around their revenue models and sell across more channels to reach new customers and markets."

To learn more about how Genie9 worked with Avangate to increase sales using the Avangate Affiliate Network, download the full case study off the Avangate website.

The Avangate Affiliate Network is celebrating 6 years since its launch in 2006. Today, the Network reaches more than 30,000 niche software affiliates, including Majorgeeks, CNet and TopTenReviews.

About Genie9

Genie9 is a commercial developer of backup, archiving and security software solutions, providing products that combine reliability, flexibility and ease of use for both individuals and organizations.
Genie9's edge is in its introduction of simple solutions to complicated problems. The clutter-free user interface and intuitive functionality make Genie9 products one of the most productive and easy-to-use software titles in their categories.
To learn more about Genie9's, please visit us at

About Avangate

Avangate is an advanced eCommerce provider that enables software and Software-as-a-Service companies to sell their products via any channel and any model with a view to optimizing both online and offline revenue. Specifically designed for the software vertical, Avangate's scalable solution includes a full-featured secure eCommerce platform, a partner management system as well as a worldwide affiliate network. Avangate's expertise in the software business helps vendors increase product visibility on the Internet, maximize access to additional selling channels and improve overall software revenue.

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