Fun At The LinkWorth Office

Office Pranks are usually our fun around the LinkWorth office. Whether it’s sounding our large air horn to startle people when they least expect it, filling up cubicles with whatever we can find, or one of our favorites…scaring Jeffrey Marek, aka “Operation Scarek”.

We’ve tried about every place we can find to hide and scare Marek, until today, when I realized we haven’t tried a certain spot. After talking to Matt, he chose to execute Operation Scarek and I decided to record it. Here’s a little peek into the LinkWorth fun at the office…

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Moneybookers Is Now Available

For all of our International Partners who have problems getting your money with the payout methods we’ve always had, we’ve listened and now offer Moneybookers as a payout option!

To setup your next payout, be sure to login to your account and go to MY ACCOUNT > PAYMENT SETTINGS and look for the payment method drop down and select “Moneybookers”. Also make sure your minimum payout amount is what you wish. In the next section below it, you’ll need to add your Moneybookers email address.

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Please be sure to make changes before the 1st of February if you wish for your next payout to be sent to Moneybookers.

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Advertisers – Let Us Do The Work

If you’re a current LinkWorth advertiser, or a potential advertising client, why would you want to spend all of your time managing your campaigns? Let LinkWorth Account Managers manage your campaigns for you!

You might have already noticed the new feature that’s now available in all Advertiser accounts. It’s the new “Account Manager” tab located on the top right side of your Control Center, as illustrated below:

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Once you click this menu option, it will take you to the new page that allows you to convert your Advertiser account to a “managed” account:

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You’ll also have access to your Account Manager’s contact information:

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There are also additional tools that will be available to help you communicate with your Account Manager, request proposals and other features.

Advertisers will now always have an Account Manager at their fingertips when they need them. Once you convert your account, a message is sent to them and they will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Our staff is here to help however you see fit and we look forward to helping.

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Update Complete – Issues Resolved

We’ve completed the update that was causing our database issues and it appears everything is working as usual now.

If you spot something out of the ordinary, please let us know.

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Database Issues

We’re in the process of pushing a really big update to our system and we’re currently experiencing some database issues. The issues are limiting our inventory to just a few pages of results.

We are working on resolving it and expect things to be corrected shortly. Apologies for any inconvenience this might be causing.

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SES New York City 2010

pdf_iconIt’s a new year and we have quite a few conferences lined up for 2010. Of course, there are the usual staples of each year, like PubCon in Vegas, but we’re switching things up a little this year. New places and maybe a few new shows we’ve never done. It’s not all set in stone, but I can tell you we will be attending SES NYC (Search Engine Strategies in New York City) on March 22-26. The expo hall will be the 23rd and 24th.

If you are in the area or want to attend this show, we have a discount coupon you can download and use for purchase online or at the show. If paying at the show, print it and take it with you. It’s a 20% discount off of a Conference Passport or 20% off of a 1 day pass. Incisive Media, who puts the show on, doesn’t give discounts on passes, other than early bird registration, so this is a pretty hip thing they do for their exhibitors, which we get to pass on to you.

If buying your pass, or passes online, the code you need is 20LINK. This will make all of your wildest dreams come true…if those dreams consist of getting a discounted pass to SES NYC 2010! Or you can click the PDF icon above to download the actual coupon to print or save.

We hope to see you in wonderful New York City.

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Happy New Year!!

While this is a few days behind, we wanted to make sure and wish everyone a very happy New Year and we look forward to a very prosperous 2010.

2009 was another record breaking year for us, along with the amount of money we paid out to you guys, so we’re going to keep working hard to keep the awesome ride going.

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Make Money With WordPress MU

Do you have a WordPress MU setup and you’re looking how to make money network wide? The LinkWorth WordPress plugin makes the process super easy. Offer the entire suite of LinkWorth products through your MU network and manage it all from one location.

Our WordPress plugin was recently updated to work for MU installations of WordPress. Running a MU network can get extremely pricey if your number of users grow and why not have a plugin that helps you monetize your network? No one will want to pay for a MU blog, so that leaves you with figuring out how to make money with your free blogs. LinkWorth is the answer!

If you are currently a customer and have used our plugin, it’s the same plugin you would use for MU. The same plugin works for regular installations and MU installations. If your network is really large with thousands of existing users, we can help you get it setup and rolling. Just contact us: admin at linkworth, mention you want to get help setting up the plugin for MU and we’ll take it from there.

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Happy Thanksgiving

To those in the States, LinkWorth wanted to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

Our offices will be closed from Thursday, Nov. 26th through Sunday, Nov. 29th. We will be back on Monday, Nov. 30th and get to all support issues and new submissions.

A note to existing Partners who are considering changing something to their existing listing, you might want to wait until Monday so your listing is not offline while we are out of the office.

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Pubcon: The after-party

Drinks, new friends, dinners, tattoos, meetings, old friends, poker tournaments, fake mustaches, and a few more drinks. That about sums up this year’s Pubcon show in Las Vegas.

I’ll be the first to admit that as soon as we rolled into the exhibit hall to set up our booth, I was underwhelmed. By my count, there were only 19 exhibitor displays in total. I was thinking to myself, “Wow…this one could be hard to justify.” It’s expensive business flying 6 people out to Vegas, after all, especially when you consider the way we tend to do things around here. But leave it to the salty-dogs of Pubcon to come through once again. Brett, my apologies for doubting you. Sure there might have been fewer exhibitors, but that sure didn’t seem to slow things down for us. All in all, I’ll have to say it was a great success yet again.

Wednesday was fantastic. We connected with friends and associates from the past and a bunch of new ones, too. I enjoyed chatting with everyone that came by the booth and for those of you that came to our happy hour at The Wynn…thanks for showing up! I hope you had as much fun as we did. I heard I had an especially good time. (Just kidding…I remember everything. Seriously.)

Things seemed to slow down at the show on Thursday, but that’s usually the case on day 2. Thursday night, however, we (err….most of us…I couldn’t make it) hooked up with the legendary DK to sponsor the bar tab at his annual Texas Holdem Poker Tournament, which I heard was a lot fun. Always great seeing you, bud. Congrats to the winner, whoever that was. I also heard we had some rather large “branding opportunities” as a result of our sponsorship…

Friday was epic. The big networking event was at a pretty cool pub in the Monte Carlo and, as usual, it lived up to its’ billing. It seemed like everyone from the show was there…all in one room…and conversation (and beer) flowed easily. It was there that we decided to crank things up a notch and put on our fake mustaches. There are certain folks in the industry that frown on some of the services we provide so we thought it best to be “incognito.” Or even more accurately, we just enjoy being silly and that we were. My hat is off to the girls on our team who played along. You wore them well Christine, Robin, Jerri & Amanda! We definitely got our share of strange looks, didn’t we???

But wait…we’re not done yet. Friday sort of flowed right into Friday night where we found ourselves enjoying an incredible dinner at N9NE at the Palms. It was awesome, but not as awesome as our two newest inductees to the InkWorth Hall of Fame. Yes, that’s right, there are now at least 6 people walking the earth with our logo forever stamped on them. And these two are women! Jerri and Amanda, we love your spirit and those tats look fantastic. I think we should start getting bulk discounts at Hart & Huntington! All of our pictures can be seen here on Flickr.

Don’t ask me what happened after that because I couldn’t tell you. All I know is that we made our flight on Saturday morning and all arrived home safely.

See you in March for Pubcon Dallas!

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