MOUNT PLEASANT, Utah, April 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green PolkaDot Box Incorporated (OTC:GPDB) (the "Company"), America's first and only online membership club dedicated to providing clean organic and non-GMO foods to its members at true wholesale prices with free home delivery, announced today that it has signed a marketing and service agreement with ShareASale, a leading performance marketing network with more than 800,000 affiliates.
Green PolkaDot Box recently completed the beta testing phase on its "affiliate" marketing strategy that proved: (1) the Company's ability to attract new membership through the endorsement and promotion efforts of online bloggers, organizations, websites and electronic newsletters at (2) an initial acquisition cost of $15, plus recurring commissions on product orders. Green PolkaDot Box found that web savvy affiliates can be powerful marketing allies; in some cases referring up to thousands of members each.
Through its new agreement with ShareASale, Green PolkaDot Box now aims to expand the number of affiliates in its network from approximately 20 to thousands more. While the Company pays each affiliate a $15 commission for each new member referral, it takes in $50 in new membership fees. Orders from new members typically average over $100, on which the Company pays the affiliate an additional $2 per order for the lifetime of the membership.
"We have set a goal to add over 30,000 new marketing affiliates to our network this year," said Rod Smith, CEO of Green PolkaDot Box. "ShareASale will help us engage affiliates in its 800,000 member network to achieve our goal. With core competencies in product acquisition, website ordering processes and fulfillment all in place, Green PolkaDot Box is ready to launch its first comprehensive affiliate-based marketing strategy."
"This agreement with ShareASale is a vital cornerstone in the foundation of our affiliate marketing strategy," added Smith. "Brian Littleton has established an extraordinary reputation as an innovator in this growing space, and we have great confidence in our new relationship with him and his company."
Green PolkaDot Box offers lucrative compensation to potential affiliates, paying out 30% of the membership fee in commissions, along with a recurring income stream through product orders for the lifetime of the membership. Meanwhile, the organic and non-GMO food marketplace is expanding rapidly, with an estimated 65,000,000 adult consumers who are looking for health food at the lowest possible price. "Our affiliate program is very rewarding for partners who wish to help us spread the word about the Box," said Smith.
ShareASale Founder, Brian Littleton, also commented: "We are very excited to have Green PolkaDot Box join the ShareASale Affiliate Network. It is a very promising program for our growing niche of eco-friendly and all-natural driven Affiliate base."
Chicago-based ShareASale is a provider of e-commerce tracking and affiliate management solutions for retailers. By facilitating relationships between affiliate marketers and over 3,900 merchants, ShareASale helps its clients tap into new sources of revenue. Since 2001, ShareASale has been committed to driving all-around profitability based on fair, honest and proactive practices. To learn more about ShareASale please visit: http://www.ShareASale.com
About Green PolkaDot Box
Green PolkaDot Box is America's premier online membership club for organic and non-GMO natural foods at wholesale pricing. It is the only major online store that refuses to carry any products or ingredients containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO). The Company leverages proprietary technology with its dynamic, interactive website and member relationship management software to provide a unique shopping and membership experience. Green PolkaDot Box plans to grow membership with individuals and families looking for natural non-GMO products and organic choices for up to a 60% discount off retail prices. For more information on Green PolkaDot Box, please visit: www.greenpolkadotbox.com.
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Investors Relations Contact Rod Smith CEO/Green PolkaDot Box Incorporated (801) 787-8835