Announces New Affiliate Program for Qualified Partners

Upromise(R) Signs on as First Major Affiliate Partner for New Program

Aug 28, 2007, 01:00 ET from

    WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- (, 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's nationwide network of trustworthy babysitters, nannies, pet
 sitters, tutors, and senior caregivers. In order to qualify for'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, 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 affiliate program, Upromise members can earn a $16
 contribution when signing up for a premium subscription.
     "As 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 "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
 For every new premium member that joins via the partner's website,
 will pay $30 to its affiliate. As a special introductory offer to the first
 participants in the affiliate program, will increase the
 per-subscriber commission to $40 through September 30, 2007.
     To manage its online affiliate program, 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, 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,'s online marketplace provides a network
 of care providers in areas including child care, pet care, senior care and
     For further information on the affiliate program or to join,
 please visit or contact
     About 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. 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.