WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Care.com(SM) (www.care.com), an
online service connecting people seeking qualified care givers with a
national network of trusted providers, today announced the availability of
its new affiliate program.
The affiliate program is designed to provide qualified partners with an
opportunity to receive compensation for helping refer parents and families
to Care.com's nationwide network of trustworthy babysitters, nannies, pet
sitters, tutors, and senior caregivers. In order to qualify for Care.com's
affiliate program, individuals or organizations must have a live website
available for review, and it must have a family-friendly mission.
With the rollout of the affiliate program nationwide, Care.com has
announced that Upromise(R), has signed on as the company's first major
partner. Upromise enables families to automatically save money for college
while making eligible everyday purchases of products and services at
thousands of grocery and drug stores, retail outlets and online sites.
Through the Care.com affiliate program, Upromise members can earn a $16
contribution when signing up for a Care.com premium subscription.
"As Care.com continues to grow our national network of providers, our
new affiliate program will provide an exciting opportunity for individuals
and organizations to share our services with families in need," said Sheila
Marcelo, Founder and CEO of Care.com. "With the wealth of resources
available to families online, we are excited to partner with companies like
Upromise to help us reach people in search of care-related services."
Affiliates earn commission by referring paid subscribers to Care.com.
For every new premium member that joins via the partner's website, Care.com
will pay $30 to its affiliate. As a special introductory offer to the first
participants in the affiliate program, Care.com will increase the
per-subscriber commission to $40 through September 30, 2007.
To manage its online affiliate program, Care.com has selected
DoubleClick Performics(R), a leading provider of affiliate and
search-marketing services and technologies. DoubleClick Performics'
customized affiliate marketing programs connect merchants with affiliates
of the highest caliber who share common customers and common goals.
Launched in May 2007, Care.com is an online service connecting people
seeking qualified care givers with a national network of trusted providers.
With local search options currently available in more than 20 major cities
across the United States, Care.com's online marketplace provides a network
of care providers in areas including child care, pet care, senior care and
For further information on the Care.com affiliate program or to join,
please visit www.care.com/affiliates or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Care.com is an online service that connects people seeking qualified
care givers with a national network of trusted providers. The company
provides a simple and safe way for families and individuals to manage their
care needs. Care.com offers a full breadth of subscription-based services -
child care, pet care, senior care, tutoring, and soon other services - to
address the lifecycle of specific care needs while providing free
background checks and a suite of tools and resources for selecting the best
care possible. The company was founded in 2006 and is funded by Matrix
Partners, with a mission to help people achieve a more balanced life
through smart care connections.