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Gaylord, Mich. –®, a leading provider of Internet optimization and connectivity solutions, today announced the addition of a third tier to its existing distribution channels. The Affiliate Program provides a method for rewarding referral sources, both online and offline. “I’m excited to introduce the Affiliate Program,” said Mike Deerfield, CEO of “This addition to our business model allows us to respond favorably to inquiries from referral sources, such as consultants, professionals and online content portals. places great value on the word-of-mouth recommendations of those who put faith in our products; this program ensures we reward these worthy sources accordingly.”

About Affiliate Program

The Affiliate Program offers two levels of participation. The Online Affiliate Program is ideal for online content providers, portal sites and others with a related online presence, who are interested in earning commissions by simply placing a link on their Web site. Online Affiliates are eligible to receive 10% in commission on all product sales referred from their Web site. The Referral Affiliate Program is modeled for corporations, associations or consultants who wish to recommend product purchases to their branch offices, membership, or clientele. Referral Affiliates are eligible to receive referral fees based on a percentage of product sales, or may alternatively choose to pass the percentage onto their clients in the form of a discount. Referral fees/discounts start at 15% and can increase, depending on sales volume. Director of Channel Sales, Randy Kwapis said, “The Affiliate Program creates an opportunity to serve our customers, Resellers and Distributors with a flexible method to capitalize on our solutions.” Kwapis continued, “Undoubtedly, product recommendations from trusted sources, like accountants or business consultants, certainly drive new business. For that, affiliates should be compensated; the Affiliate Program provides the pay-back.”

For additional information or to sign-up, please visit the Affiliate Program.

About® is a leading Internet software and services provider ranked 116 on the Inc. 500 list of America's fastest-growing privately held companies for the year 2000. The company, founded in 1994 and based in Gaylord, Mich., specializes in Internet software solutions designed to leverage Internet connectivity for consumers, SOHO, and small-to-medium sized businesses. Deerfield publishes a leading suite of Internet connectivity, messaging, data transfer and security products including: WinGate – complete Internet connection sharing for the home and business; GateMonitor – comprehensive reporting of Internet usage for management; DNS2Go – free dynamic domain names for any Internet connected computer; MDaemon – versatile Email server for business; RelayFax – integrated network fax solution for business; EmailGuardian – safe and simple Email server for the home; D2Gfx – peer-to-peer file exchange for Internet connected computers; Internet Neighborhood – Windows Explorer-based FTP client for workstations; and Deerfield Personal Firewall – Intruder protection for personal computers.

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