Swappa Affiliates August Update

Swappa Affiliates August Update




Hello current and future Swappa Affiliates! We are excited to share the first edition of our monthly newsletter. The goal of this update is to share information and strategies to help you have success with our program.
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Swappa was created to provide people with affordable, gently-used options for mobile phones, laptops, video games and other tech without having take the safety risk of meeting in person or getting scammed. We need your help to spread the word about Swappa, and that’s why we launched the affiliate program; so you can help your network find great tech at better prices, while making money in the process.

 

Here are some important updates and strategies for you to use as a Swappa Affiliate:

 

    1. How the Affiliate Program works

      If you need a little refresher, or want to learn more about how it all works, check out the introduction to our affiliate program. If you are a seasoned affiliate, skip to number two.

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    2.  Introducing the Swappa Affiliate Widget!

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      To make it easier to share Swappa with your following, we’ve created an embeddable widget to add to your website! The widget allows you to display real-time pricing for popular devices from Swappa. Using a tag to specify a primary device allows you to give a more contextual advertisement to your audience, which should bring a higher engagement. Add the widget to your site.

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    3. Upcoming events to highlight

      Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Release on August 9th
      Highlight buying and selling the Note 8 and other old phones. When new phones are released, many people look for places to sell their old device. Now is the perfect time to promote buying and selling the Note 8, or other phones on Swappa. For more info, check out our Galaxy Note 8 blog post.
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      Example Copy: With the release of the Samsung Note 9 phone, now is the best time to buy or sell a Note 8. When new phones are released, many people look for places to sell their old device, so Swappa will have more options for you to buy a Note 8, for less money.
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      The Swappa marketplace is the safest, most affordable way to find a gently used phone and because you deal directly with other users (no middleman), we’re the best tool at your disposal to help you find the best prices and get the most bang for your buck.
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      Apple iPhone released in September
      Similar to the Note 9 release, many people will be selling their old phones when the new iPhone is released. Now is a great time for people to buy iPhones too, since there will be more options for them to choose from. Check out our iPhone value chart and blog post.
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      Example copy: To get a better idea of exactly how much your old iPhone is worth — check out the comparison of the Swappa marketplace compared to services like Gazelle and Decluttr to see just how much money you can get for your old iPhone. As seen in the data, Swappa is always the best way to get the absolute most money for your old iPhone, no matter which model or storage configuration.
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      This is because the Swappa marketplace allows you to deal directly with buyers. With no middleman getting in the way, you always get top dollar for your old devices. That means more money in your wallet, and more money to upgrade to something new..

       

    4. Banner Ads

      Check out our banner ads in the affiliate portal. These include a few different styles that you can use to put on your website or blog. Here’s a few banner ads in the most frequently used sizes:
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5. Premade social posts

To make things even easier, we’ll start including some tweet templates in our monthly newsletter that you can use to post on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or share directly with friends. Just add your affiliate code to the end of URL and you’re good to go! Here’s a couple to get started:
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With the release of the Note 9 and the new iPhone, now is the best time to buy used phones. Find the best deals for cheap phones on @Swappa. https://swappa.com/?ref=your_affiliate_id 
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If you’re looking to buy or sell a used phone, I highly recommend @Swappa. They have a great selection and it’s much safer than going through Craigslist https://swappa.com/?ref=your_affiliate_id
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Forget eBay and craigslist, @Swappa is the best online marketplace to buy or sell newish phones or laptops https://swappa.com/?ref=your_affiliate_id
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Got Ideas?

If you have any ideas about how we can improve the Swappa Affiliate Program, please feel free to reach out at any time to [email protected]. We are more than happy to help!