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SpiderOak Launches Affiliate Program for Online Backup/Sync Services

Cliff Boodoosingh on May 02, 2009
Offers New Revenue Stream for Cyber-Marketers, Webmasters, Bloggers

CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Online data manager SpiderOak ( today announced a new affiliate program allowing cyber-marketers, webmasters, bloggers and others with an online presence to earn money for referral click-thrus that result in new subscribers to SpiderOak's online backup, synchronization and file sharing services. Referrals can take the form of a link to the SpiderOak website or a unique promotion code.

Affiliates will earn commissions of up to 50% on premium SpiderOak subscriptions as well as free SpiderOak sign-ups generated by click-thrus from the affiliate's website or other online communications. Additionally, affiliates will receive ongoing revenue based on the amount of data their referrals use. Performance-based prizes such as iPods, iTunes gift cards and airline tickets will be distributed through affiliate incentive contests and other promotions. Full compensation plan details and registration are available at

"People are looking for a secure online backup, sync and sharing solution. Given the competitive advantages of our service and the growing number of users, we felt the time was right to launch our affiliate program," said SpiderOak CEO Ethan Oberman. "Becoming part of our affiliate network gives others the opportunity to share in our growth while generating new revenue for themselves."

SpiderOak is the only online storage provider that enables users to backup, synchronize, share, access and store files from any combination of Windows, Mac and Linux computers as well as external storage media in a single account. Additionally, SpiderOak's advanced de-duping cuts backup/sync time by as much as 90%, as well as reducing storage costs by conserving space. Other features unique to SpiderOak include perpetual file and version storage even for deleted files, the ability to aggregate multiple devices in one account to take advantage of bulk storage rates, and an industry-first no-password-storage security policy that prevents even SpiderOak employees from viewing user information including file and folder names.

SpiderOak - including backup, storage, sync, file sharing and remote file access from any Internet-enabled device - is free for the first 2 GBs, costs $10/month from 2 to 100GB, and $10/month for each additional 100GB increment for an unlimited number of devices.

About SpiderOak

SpiderOak provides innovative cloud-based personal data management services that simplify the process of backing up, accessing, organizing, sharing and synchronizing data from any number of computers or external storage media. The company's solution suite protects users against data loss, permits browser-based access to information from the user's personal computing devices from any Internet-enabled computer, ensures common file availability across multiple user machines with automatic sync'ing, offers password-protected 'ShareRooms' for easy family/friend/colleague access, and provides a variety of technical advantages for efficient and cost-effective data management. For more information, visit


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