by Mark Kempton, PointsPrizes Founder
Published in News on 30th May, 2020
It has been a long couple of months for the PointsPrizes team here in France: working from home, under total lockdown due to the Coronavirus. Thankfully, I can at least say that all of our team are still healthy and well.
It has been a difficult time for many of our users as well, coping with the isolation and changes to daily life.
Despite all the challenges, thankfully we succeeded in keeping the servers running and the site largely operational. That wasn't an easy task, considering site traffic more than doubled during the lockdown, and our technical team was reduced to a very small number of engineers. I can say that we're fortunate compared to many businesses, in that our business operations are largely online.
Over the next couple of weeks PointsPrizes will catch up with any overdue claim reviews and pending prize deliveries. I would like to apologize for any inconvenience to our users during this period.
Now that the sadness is receding, it's time for all of us to focus on positivity again. So, here's a couple of positive announcements:
PointsPrizes users are already familiar with our Referral Program, which allows users to earn points, by referring other users. However, many of our referrers are becoming highly adept at earning money by promoting PointsPrizes. It's now time to provide users with a means of earning even more money.
The new exclusive Affiliate Program, will allow users to establish a full business relationship with PointsPrizes as official parters. All users are welcome to submit applications to join, but only the most skilled marketers will be accepted. This is an elite program which will allow users to earn a direct share of our revenue, based on performance.
PointsPrizes now has millions of monthly active users. It's time to open our platform up to smaller advertising partners. The new Advertiser Self-Service Platform will allow anyone, with a website or app they are seeking to promote to register and create their own offers.
What does this mean for ordinary users?
PointsPrizes will have more exclusive offers which you won't find elsewhere - meaning more points and more prizes.
Additionally, we will have increasingly more control, to provide users with much better conversion rates for surveys and offers.