Email Updates: Applied Bank Unsecured Classic Visa®

This notice is to share updates regarding email for the Applied Bank Unsecured Classic Visa® offer. Optout links have been updated, please check your optout links to ensure they are working correctly. If you are using the “ct.buyright.com” optout link, you should have no issues, but some publishers may need to repull their optout links. We kindly ask that you please do this today and confirm by email that your opt out links are working.

Additionally, the email disclaimer for this campaign has been updated. If you have previously-approved custom email creatives, you must update the disclaimer to read as below:
† Approval of the Applied Bank Unsecured Classic Visa is subject to verification of residence, identity, ability to pay, and credit underwriting.
THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT
This email advertisement is for an Applied Bank Unsecured Classic Visa. For complete details please visit unsecuredcardnow.com. You are receiving this message because you opted-in to receiving emails from a 3rd party. This email was sent to you by the 3rd party, not from Applied Bank Visa itself. If you do not wish to receive future emails about this offer, please click HERE to unsubscribe, Or if you wish to unsubscribe by mail, please send your request, including your email address, to Applied Bank, PO Box 17125, Wilmington DE 19850-7125 Attn: Account Services

Once this change is complete, please email a copy of your updated creatives to Susie Henderson for final approval.

All iCommissions provided email creatives have been updated. Please download the updated versions to replace your existing creative files and ensure all previous versions are removed. The updated versions may be found in your iCommissions portal login.

Total Visa and First Access Visa Compliance Change

For the First Access Visa® and Total Visa® campaigns, a change has been issued regarding the accepted language that replaces showing their rates and fees.  As the asterisk in the language has no reference, it’s been decided for it to be removed. 


In the simplest terms, in all instances where your listings for these offers currently display See Terms*, please remove the asterisk so that they read See Terms.  This change only pertains to current listings where this language is used.  

For your reference, campaign details for both of these campaigns are linked below.      

First Access Visa® Campaign Details

Total Visa® Campaign Details 

Emergency Maintenance – FIT, Reflex & Surge offers

We have received notification that the following offers are currently undergoing emergency maintenance:
• FIT Mastercard®
• Surge Mastercard®
• Reflex Mastercard®

During this time, traffic will be redirected to a maintenance page where you will continue to earn a commission and this will be updated as soon as possible. As always, we appreciate your partnership and here to answer any questions or concerns.

FIT Mastercard – Pixel Issue

We are currently working to resolve a pixel issue with the FIT Mastercard campaign.  
During this time no sales have been lost.   Sales counts will be updated once the issue is resolved.  

Content Update – FIT, First Access and Total Visa

If you have written content around the Fit Mastercard, Total Visa, and/or First Access Visa campaigns, we request that you update any statements which mention “credit score” to only read “credit”.

For Example:
“By using the card responsibly, you could help improve your credit score”

Should Become:
“By using the card responsibly, you could help improve your credit”

Campaign Details have bee updated to include the new restriction. Below are links to these for your reference.
Total Visa Campaign Details
First Access Visa Campaign Details
FIT Mastercard Campaign Details

Please contact us at publishers@icommissions.com with any questions, and to verify your content is now compiant.

Please Remove Green Dot Secured Offers

Green Dot is removing all secured products from the affiliate channel.

Please remove the following campaigns and all related assets including, but not limited to, links, banners, and/or general content related to the offers below, by close of business today, June 8, 2020. The landing pages will no longer be available or commissionable after that point.

Affected Campaigns:
Green Dot primor® Mastercard® Classic Secured Credit Card – SID 5
Green Dot primor® Visa® Classic Secured Credit Card – SID’s 6 and 7
Green Dot primor® Mastercard® Gold Secured Credit Card – SID 8
Green Dot primor® Visa® Gold Secured Credit Card – SID’s 9 and 10
Green Dot Visa® Secured Credit Card – SID 39

This removal DOES NOT affect the Green Dot debit and prepaid products including Unlimited Checking Account and the Rush Prepaid Cards that iCommissions currently has available.

Please consider replacing the lost cards with other secured card products including:

First Progress Secured Mastercard
Highlight: Multiple Cards – Market the One That’s Best for Your Traffic
Campaign Details Link:
https://campaigns.icommissions.com/FE/FirstProgress/Campaign_Details.pdf

Applied Bank Secured Visa® Gold Preferred® Credit Card
Highlight: Low 9.99% fixed APR
Campaign Details Link:
https://campaigns.icommissions.com/Applied/AppliedBank/Secured_Campaign_Details.pdf

Assent Platinum 0% Intro Rate Mastercard Secured Credit Card
Highlight: 0% Introductory APR for the first six months
Campaign Details Link:
https://campaigns.icommissions.com/FE/AssentCard/Campaign_Details.pdf

We would love to help you select the right card to switch to on your secured page, so please reach out to publishers@icommissions.com to set up a meeting today!

Moving Traffic to PreQualify for Reflex and Surge

Great news! The PreQualify versions of Surge Mastercard (Campaign 218) and Reflex Mastercard (Campagin 194) are outperforming the original campaign ID’s!

For this reason, we are ending the following campaigns so that we can move all traffic to the above-mentioned PreQualify versions. As soon as possible, please update your links to the new campaigns as shown below:

Surge Mastercard® – Campaign 25 update to Surge Mastercard® Prequalify – Campaign 218

Reflex Mastercard® – Campaign 23 update to Reflex Mastercard® Prequalify – Campaign 194

If, for some reason, you don’t see the Prequalify versions in your account, please email us immediately at publishers@icommissions.com so that we can ensure they are available to you.

Notes for each traffic type:

Email – Retire your old creative!
The creative for the old campaigns cannot be used on the new campaigns. Please retire all creative and download the new versions specific for the PreQualify links.

Card Comparison Sites – Additional Placement Opportunities!
Since the PreQualify versions offer expanded credit lines, the bank is requesting that publishers consider displaying the cards on bad, fair and even good credit category pages. Please reach out for full details.

Banner Creative Publishers – Changes may be necessary!
Please email us with the banners you are currently using. Most will be approved to use for the new campaigns, but we want to make sure to address any that require updates.

ABOC Platinum Mastercard® Temporary Updates

At this time, Amalgamated Bank of Chicago is temporarily removing the promotional rate associated with its balance transfer feature on the ABOC Platinum Rewards Card. Listings and content will need to be updated as follows:

Marketplace Listings:
1. Remove bullet point:
0% Intro APR on Purchases for 12 months and Balance Transfers for 18 months; after that the variable APR will be 12.90%-22.90% (V), based on your creditworthinesss

Replace with this bullet point:
0% Intro APR on Purchases for 12 months; after that the variable APR will be 12.90% – 22.90% (V), based on your creditworthiness”

2. General Intro APR statements should read “0% on Purchases for 12 months”
3. Balance Transfer Intro statements should read “N/A”
4. Credit Needed should display “Excellent”
5. Do not list in “Featured,” “Top Choice”
6. Do not list in first three positions in any remaining category
7. For those with log-in experiences, do not list in the non-logged-in experience
8. Remove from Balance Transfer and Travel pages

Reviews/Content:
1. All mentions of the promotional balance transfer period should be removed or updated to reflect that the promotional rate has been temporarily removed due to the current economic conditions.

2. The following disclaimer can be used to inform consumers that these promotional changes are temporary:

Please note: Amalgamated Bank of Chicago has temporarily suspended its balance transfer offer for new accounts due to the current economic environment. ABOC expects to reinstate this benefit in late 2020; in the meantime, new cardmembers can still receive a 0% intro APR on purchases for 12 months and have the opportunity to earn a $150 statement credit when they spend $1,200 within 90 days after account opening.

3. Unless approved otherwise, content should reflect that the credit needed is “excellent”

Please see complete campaign details: ABOC Platinum Campaign Details