VigLink

  • VigLink Raises $18M More To Help Publishers Make Money From Affiliate Links

    VigLink Raises $18M More To Help Publishers Make Money From Affiliate Links

    Automated affiliate linking company VigLink is announcing that it has raised $18 million in Series C funding. The goal of VigLink, as well as competitors like Skimlinks, is to make the affiliate linking process (where publishers get paid by merchants when their links drive sales) easier and more automated — which, ultimately, should result in more money for online publishers. VigLink… Read More

  • VigLink’s Affiliate Links Get More Up-To-Date (And Lucrative) With A New Link Optimizer

    VigLink’s Affiliate Links Get More Up-To-Date (And Lucrative) With A New Link Optimizer

    VigLink is announcing an update to its VigLink Convert product that should help affiliate links stay up-to-date. The company promises to make publishers more money through affiliate links, i.e. links to online merchants that can earn a commission if they lead to a purchase. With Convert, VigLink turns standard, existing links into affiliate links. (And it works with 30,000 online retailers.) Read More

  • In the Wake Of Funding, Skimlinks Launches New Products To Face Off Opposition

    In the Wake Of Funding, Skimlinks Launches New Products To Face Off Opposition

    Last month Skimlinks, the platform that allows publishers full control over affiliate links and content monetization, completed a growth financing round led by Greycroft Partners and others, while expanding into Asia. This month it has new products to roll out, launching two major initiatives. The question is, how does it stand up to the competition? Read More

  • VigLink Debuts LinkWeaver To Help Publishers Monetize Outbound Clicks

    VigLink Debuts LinkWeaver To Help Publishers Monetize Outbound Clicks

    VigLink, a startup that helps publishers and bloggers monetize their outbound traffic, is debuting LinkWeaver, a new technology which detects product and merchant references within content on web pages and allows website publishers to embed affiliate links automatically to create additional revenue. LinkWeaver, which powers VigLink’s link insertion solution, detects product and… Read More

  • VigLink Raises Another $5.4 Million To Help Publishers Monetize Outbound Clicks

    VigLink, a startup that helps publishers and bloggers monetize their outbound traffic, has closed a $5.4 million Series B funding round led by Emergence Capital, with participation from existing investors Google Ventures and First Round Capital. The company raised $800,000 in January 2010 and has now raised a total of $7.3 million. The company is also revealing that SoftTech VC took part in… Read More

  • Please Read: A Personal Appeal TO Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales

    Please Read: A Personal Appeal TO Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales

    Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Hunter Walk who spends way too much time researching 1980s hair metal bands on Wikipedia. His obsession with Wikipedia is unrelated to his day job leading the consumer product team at YouTube. Wikipedia is the world’s 5th largest website, runs no ads and, depressingly, seems to be perpetually on the fringe of solvency. Google for… Read More

  • VigLink Raises $800K To Take Hassle Out Of Affiliate Programs

    Most online publishers are at least vaguely familiar with affiliate programs, which can help them generate revenue from the stores and products they link to. Unfortunately, actually managing accounts with these programs can be a bit of a pain, and many people simply forget to use them. VigLink is a new startup that’s looking to help by automatically inserting affiliate links whenever… Read More