Press Release

Affiliate platform from asknet proves successful

Well-known companies turn to affiliate platform from asknet for sales of digital products and merchandise.

Karlsruhe, July 8, 2014 ? The international affiliate platform of the eCommerce specialist is seeing a large increase in interest and growth of the customer base. Why? Customers are enjoying the long-term benefits from the holistic management of their web shop and asknet’s international online marketing expertise.

Karlsruhe-based asknet has had a cooperation agreement for nearly ten years with Commission Junction, a global market leader in the field of affiliate marketing ? which was followed by other successful marketing partners, such as TradeDoubler, one of the leading European affiliate providers. asknet now manages affiliate marketing for a number of well-known manufacturers, such as F-Secure, GMAC, HBO Shop®, nero, Norman and Panda Security. asknet not only coordinates their web shops, it also provides professional performance marketing to help the companies increase their online sales.

According to Christian Herkel, VP Global Accounts & eMarketing at asknet, “Customers benefit from far more than just asknet’s many years of experience. We also work together on developing tailor-made campaigns and provide them with access to our international affiliate network. It goes without saying that asknet grooms and maintains this network ? including its own and that of existing cooperation arrangements. Our platform has the advantage that it focuses on the core segments software and cloud products as well as merchandising. We are able to increase the conversion rate thanks to our industry focus while offering our manufacturers greater flexibility and attractive pricing. And because top affiliate partners are greatly sought after, our customers benefit from the long-standing, personal relationships and mutual trust that we enjoy.”

The company even provides public access to its expertise in the form of a white paper titled “How to Be Successful in International Affiliate Marketing.” A copy of the white paper can be obtained by sending a request to

About asknet
asknet, a leading global provider for customized e-commerce solutions allows merchants to sell into more than 190 countries around the globe. asknet's e-commerce gateway exceeds market standards for software and digital media distribution. The company develops and maintains portals for software distri-bution and supplies 80% of all German universities with software products. asknet acts as a large account reseller for Adobe and Microsoft in the Academic Market. asknet offers students a wide range of software downloads for personal use through its leading Internet platform „”. asknet’s customers include numerous providers of specialty software and licensing products including ABBYY, CyberLink, F-Secure, HBO, Nero, NetObjects, Norman, Panda Security and Steinberg Media Technolo-gies. asknet was founded in 1995 as a spin-off of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, formerly the University of Karlsruhe). In 2013 the company’s transaction revenues amounted to around 96 million euros. For more information, visit