Q2 2017 Affiliate Newsletter

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Q2 Affiliate Newsletter
Hot New Features, a Hot New Site, and Hot New Ways to Convert Your Traffic!
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May Money Madness – It’s Raining Cash!
Increase your earnings during the month of May and we’ll make it rain cold, hard cash! Just keep driving traffic to FriendFinder Networks from May 1st through May 31st and you’ll double every dollar you make over your baseline earnings. Talk about an easy way to put away for a rainy day. Contact your affiliate manager for details!
Adult FriendFinder Launches New Program: PMOC
Our Per-Order by Country payout program has now launched, and when an initial order is placed on our site you can earn up to $130 depending on the country!

That includes: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, and the United States. Contact your affiliate manager for details!

Convert Your Traffic With a Hot New Site! Livehookup.com
Looking for new ways to increase conversions? We have a hot new site to help you monetize traffic like never before. On LiveHookup.com, members can view thousands of real people broadcasting live at any given time, and more importantly, they get to hook up with the people they meet on cam. This unique site offers HUGE earning potential to affiliates looking for easy ways to make big money. Contact your affiliate manager for details!
Check Out Our Top Performing Banners and Landers
These banners and landers were our top performers in Q1, so check out the updated blog post below and make sure you’re using the highest converting creatives we have on deck. This is the best way to increase your conversions, so if you haven’t changed out your creative in a while, now is the time to do it.
Top Performers
AdultFriendFinder.com and Cams.com are now HTTPS compliant. To benefit from this development, please be aware of the following:

  • For cobrands, you should forward your domain’s HTTPS certificate to operations@medley.com
  • For banners & text links, you should make sure the publishing site is HTTPS compliant
From Miami to Cartagena, FriendFinder Networks is on the Move!
After wrapping up successful trips to The Phoenix Forum and The European Summit, FriendFinder Networks is hitting the road once again. Next up, we’ll be sponsoring XBiz Miami from May 30, 2017 – June 2, 2017. Attending the event will be Niche Market Model Manager Aaron Zolkin.

This summer we will also be sponsoring the LAL Expo in Cartagena, Colombia from July 10, 2017 – July 12, 2017. On-hand will be Product Marketing Director Scott Thompson, Model Manager Steve Hamilton, and Business Development Manager Ruben Rodriguez. In addition to meeting with affiliates, the team will also unveil our newest features to the Latin American market. The first is Cams Custom Covers, a tool that allows studios to filter specific models to display on the Cams.com landing page. The second, Cams Model Tags, lets models tag their shows with searchable terms like #MILF, #curvy, #toys, and more. To learn more about these features or set up a meeting at either of our upcoming shows, contact your affiliate manager.

We’re also nominated for three LAL Expo awards this year, so please come show your support by voting for our team at http://awards.lalexpo.com/!

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FriendFinder Networks to Attend The Phoenix Forum

FriendFinder Networks (FFN) announced today that a team of the company’s top executives will be hitting The 2017 Phoenix Forum (TPF) to provide current and potential affiliates with new opportunities to promote its vast network of adult dating, social networking, and camming sites.

Attending the event will be FFN CEO Jon Buckheit, along with Marketing Vice President Charlyn McNamara, Digital Marketing Manager Katie Dillon, Business Development Executive Kalyn Sanders, and Business Development Managers Courtney Rudolph and Paul Hoang.

Rudolph, who has attended the event for the last 7 years, says “The Phoenix Forum is one of my favorite trade shows because the entire hotel is shut down just for the event, so you know everyone you see is ready to talk business and make a deal.” She adds, “The beautiful location, friendly faces, and great weather always make for a good time as well.”

The FFN team will be available from March 22 through March 26 at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel for meetings and networking.
“We are very selective in deciding which conferences to invest our time and money into, and The Phoenix Forum has been consistently strong for us,” says McNamara, who will be attending the event for the first time. “I look forward to developing new partner relationships and fortifying existing ones.”

To request a meeting with a member of the FFN team, email md_bizdev@ffn.com.

Cams.com Brings Fans and Models Closer Than Ever This Valentine’s Day

Cams.com announced Friday that the site will be offering special Valentine’s Day themed virtual gifts so members can lavish models with roses, sexy lingerie, champagne, and more.

“Valentine’s Day is a busy time for Cams.com and we want to give members a chance to show their favorite performers how much they’re appreciated,” said Scott Thompson, Director of Product Marketing for parent company FriendFinder Networks. “Our models tend to have a very special relationship with their fans, so it’s a great way for them to connect on a day when everyone could use a little extra love.”

Models love it when members send a seasonal virtual gift when they’re using the site’s revolutionary Buzzmode feature, which gives members the power to buzz a wearable vibrator on the model every time they tip. The combination of the two guarantees a mutually satisfying experience for both parties.

“Valentine’s Day can get pretty expensive between dinner, movies, and everything else that goes along with it. This option is way more affordable, and you still get to spend time with the model of your dreams. Plus you know exactly how the date is going to end,” says Steve Hamilton, Model Manager for Cams.com.

Cams.com provides customers, affiliate marketers, and performers with a state-of-the-art platform powered by Streamray, the live cams division of FriendFinder Networks (FFN).

For more information please visit www.ffn.com.

FriendFinder Networks Wins Top Honors at the 2017 XBIZ Awards

FriendFinder Networks (FFN), the company behind AdultFriendFinder.com and Cams.com, took home top honors at the 2017 XBiz awards. Touted as “the adult industry’s biggest night,” the XBiz awards honors the outstanding achievements of leaders in the online adult entertainment industry.

After receiving a whopping five nominations this year, FFN took home two trophies: one for Adult FriendFinder as Adult Site of the Year – Dating, and another on the executive side for Affiliate Manager Courtney Rudolph, who was voted Marketing Executive of the Year.

“Even after two decades and dozens of awards ceremonies, being recognized by your colleagues and friends in the business never gets old,” said Jon Buckheit, CEO of FriendFinder Networks.  “We have invested a ton of resources not only into maximizing our dating offerings in 2016, but also to amplify our live broadcast platform and appeal.  It’s great to see that people took note and we are grateful to our affiliates, partners, and friends for giving us their votes.”

Rudolph, who also received the GFY award for Best Company Rep, was thrilled to be recognized by XBiz, especially because the award was voted on by the very peers she admires the most. “I really appreciate everyone who voted for me, as well as the amazing team I have the honor of working with every day,” she said.

The 2017 XBiz Awards ceremony was held on January 12th in downtown Los Angeles and hosted by the legendary Ron Jeremy.

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Cams.com to Debut New Cam Site and Host Signings at Adult Entertainment Expo

For over 20 years, FriendFinder Networks (FFN) has attended the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo to greet fans and unveil the newest advancements in cams and online dating. This year’s show will be held January 18-21 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, and FFN will be there in full force to promote its Cams.com brand and introduce a new gay platform, CamBoysLive.com.

“We’re particularly excited this year with the launch of CamBoysLive.com, our first gay platform,” says Scott Thompson, Director of Product Marketing for FriendFinder Networks. “After years of research and development, this new home for the most talented gay cam models has all the bells and whistles of our flagship site, but is geared towards an entirely new market.”

At last year’s event, Cams.com was one of the first companies to introduce interactive camming with their Connexion ℠ platform. This year they will emphasize their leadership in the marketplace, inviting fans to meet their all-star lineup of cam models, and experience all of the elements that distinguish Cams.com from its competitors.

All Adult Entertainment Expo attendees are welcome to the FriendFinder Networks booth (#1505) to meet the stars, check out the sites, and get a first look at what FFN is offering the world in the coming year!

FriendFinder Networks to Attend AVN, ASW, & InterNext

Hot on the heels of an award-winning trip to Xbiz, the affiliate team behind industry powerhouse FriendFinder Networks (FFN) announced today that they will be hitting the trade-show floor at InterNext, The Affiliate Summit West (ASW), and the AVN Adult Expo to kick off what promises to be the company’s biggest year yet.

“We are very selective in deciding which conferences to invest our time and money into, and these have all been consistently strong for us,” said Charlyn McNamara, Vice President of Marketing for FriendFinder Networks. “Every January, affiliates from around the world come in droves knowing they will meet with the crème de la crème of the adult entertainment space. I look forward to seeing some of our super affiliates and discussing our plans for the year, as well as meeting with anyone who isn’t already doing business with us.”

A team of our top executives and affiliate managers will be at these events, so stop by our booth or contact us at affiliates@medley.com to set up a meeting.

  • Jan 14 – 16 InterNext / Las Vegas, NV (Booth #206)
  • Jan 15 -17 Affiliate Summit West / Las Vegas, NV
  • Jan 18 -21 AVN Adult Expo – Las Vegas, NV (Booth #1505)

For more information on FriendFinder Networks’ affiliate programs, go to Cash.FFN.com, or email affiliates@medley.com.


FriendFinder Networks Nominated for Five XBIZ Awards

FriendFinder Networks (FFN) has been nominated for an honorable five XBIZ awards for our Dating and Cams platforms.  Elected by industry influencers and professionals, the five nominations reaffirm that our focus on our interactive offerings has not gone unnoticed and recognizes our continued growth in the dating and live broadcasting sectors.

The five XBIZ nominations include:

Dating Affiliate Program of the Year – FriendFinder Networks

Live Cam Company of the Year (North America) – Cams.com

Adult Site of the Year Dating – AdultFriendFinder.com

Adult Site of the Year (Live Cam) – Cams.com

Marketing Campaign of the Year – AdultFriendFinder

“Even after two decades and dozens of awards ceremonies, being recognized by your colleagues and friends in the business never gets old,” said Jon Buckheit, CEO of FriendFinder Networks.  “We have invested a ton of resources not only into maximizing our dating offerings in 2016 but also to amplify our live broadcast platform and appeal.  It’s great to see that people took note and we are grateful to our affiliates, partners, and friends for giving us their votes as they cast them for the winner.”

The XBIZ Awards are the industry’s premiere B2B awards held annually in Los Angeles.  The 2017 ceremony will be held on January 12th in downtown Los Angeles and hosted by the legendary Ron Jeremy.  For more information on the event or to VOTE for FriendFinder Networks in our respective categories, visit http://xbizawards.com

Cams.com Model Manager Steve Hamilton Heads to an Industry Conference in Berlin

Cams.com has been invited by XBIZ to the 2016 XBIZ Berlin Live Cams Discussion Track this week.  Representing the company will be Model Manager Steve Hamilton who will travel to the event in Germany and speak on several panels as well as take meetings with studios and models interested in working with Cams.com.

Hamilton will be present on the following panels planned within the show’s Live Cam Track:

CAMS TRACK:  Promoting Cam Sites

CAMS TRACK:  Working with White Labels

CAMS TRACK:  Live Cam Networks Today

“I am pumped to be traveling to Germany and getting the chance to meet with studios and models that we may not have met before.  I am always looking to share my knowledge, learn from my esteemed colleagues and do business and this is a great opportunity to do so,” said Hamilton. “Check out the Live Cams Track and don’t be shy about personally approaching me to talk shop.”

Cams.com has seen a fast increase in model and traffic volume in the last year and with our eye on 2017, the program is sure to grow even more.

For more information on Cams.com model requirements or assistance contact steve.hamilton@ffn.com or look for him at the show.  Boasting more model tools, support, and money making opportunities than any other cam site, Cams.com is always seeking the best in the business.

FFN Introduces New Business Development Manager -Paul Hoang


We are delighted to announce the newest addition to our talented team, Paul Hoang, Business Development Manager.  Paul joins FriendFinder Networks with over four years of experience in the performance marketing industry and brings a fresh new perspective in driving revenue and results in the ever-evolving casual and adult dating verticals.

Paul started his career in the performance marketing space as an executive at an email marketing company and from there, transitioned to mobile marketing with AddsPRO.  At AddsPRO, Paul was responsible for managing the Asia Pacific region with mobile content and sweepstake subscription offers.  Having learned a great deal about monetizing different regions, Paul brings a wealth of knowledge to the FFN Affiliate Team. Welcome aboard Paul!!

Feel free to contact Paul at phoang@ffn.com

AdultFriendFinder and Cams.com Win 3 Prestigious Awards at LALExpo

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This year FriendFinder Networks walked away with 3 awards at the LALExpo in Cartagena.

  • Best Industry Rep – Ruben Rodriguez
  • Best Dating Company – AdultFriendFinder
  • Best Content Producer or Provider – Steve Hamilton

We are very proud of Steve and Ruben for their individual contributor awards, and to the entire team at FriendFinder Networks for producing the Best Dating Company, AdultFriendFinder.com. Way to go Team!!!