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Announcing…Eager Zebra Games!

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Did you know that one of the most popular things to do online today is play games?  It’s a fact.  A recent 17-page study, titled “2013 State of Online Gaming Report,” found that 44 percent of the world’s online population are gamers.  And it is estimated that over one BILLION people worldwide play online games on a regular basis–with more than 100 million playing DAILY!

WOW!! That’s a marketplace we want to be in!  TripleClicks has flirted with games in the past–such as with “Pick The Price,” but starting today, to use a card game term, we’re going “all in.”

logo-EagerZebraComMeet…Eager Zebra!  Eager Zebra is the name of our new game division at TripleClicks.   All the games that we’ll be developing will be built under the Eager Zebra banner (similar to how our penny auction are promoted under the Pricebenders banner).

Our first game, a very simple prediction game we call Time Machine, debuts today.  You can learn all about Time Machine HERE.

We’re kids at heart at SFI, so we’re really excited about Eager Zebra and we think you’re going to be get excited too once you see the whole program and all the additional games we’ve got coming.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I be excited about some silly games being added to TripleClicks?
As noted earlier, those “silly games” represent a massive and hugely-profitable, multi-billion dollar industry played by more than one billion people worldwide!  But, moreover, we expect Eager Zebra games to attract millions of new people to TripleClicks.  That’s potentially millions of new shoppers, new customers, and new PRMs (with their lifetime commissions) for you.  The larger TripleClicks grows in traffic and popularity, the more we can do as a company, the more and better ECAs we can attract…which builds the groundwork for more and better products, better prices, reduced shipping costs, and many other benefits.  All of this results directly in what?  More sales and bigger commissions for SFI affiliates of course.  Yes, it’s truly an awesome time to be an SFI affiliate!

Time Machine…just ONE game…that’s it?
That’s definitely not it!  We have to crawl before we can walk…and walk before we can run.  Time Machine is a great little game to get the ball rolling, to “cut our teeth” on, but it’s definitely only the beginning.  We have at least five games already in development and even more on the way–many which are much more elaborate than Time Machine.  And, this Fall, one of the THE most popular online games in history is scheduled to arrive at TripleClicks.  So, yeah, we’d have loved to have launched Eager Zebra with several games, but even the world’s greatest symphony starts with but a single note.

When will the next Eager Zebra game debut?
The next game should debut within 45-60 days, a third hopefully within 3 months.

Why do you think online games will be successful at TripleClicks?
Look at Pricebenders.  Our Pricebenders penny auctions became successful in just a few short months because the perfect infrastructure for it already existed.  We just needed to create an auction feature and “plug it in.”  We feel the exact same way about games at TripleClicks except, this time, SFI and TripleClicks are about five times bigger!

Can I earn the new bonus AVP (Action VersaPoints) by playing Eager Zebra games?
Yep, up to 200 VP every month!  You’ll also earn 5 MRP for each game entry!

Which games can I earn the bonus AVP (Action VersaPoints) on?
For now, Time Machine and Pick The Price.

Why the name Eager Zebra?
There are actually lots of reasons why we chose the name, but most of all, we just think it’s a cool and fun name.  And isn’t it hard not to smile when you think of such an animal?  An enthusiastic, magically-striped go-getter!

Will we be able to promote the games under the new Eager Zebra brand name?
Yes!  In the near future, you’re going to have a whole cool new way for you to attract PRMs by promoting Eager Zebra games, such as by offering free game tokens to play any game.  The possibilities are limitless!  Do you know anyone who plays games?  We all do!  Yep, you’re soon going to have a near-surefire way to get them to sign up and check out TripleClicks!

So we can make money just for getting people to play games?
Just about.  They have to become TripleClicks customers/buyers of course before any commissions can be earned (we pay commissions only on sales).  Of course, once you’ve introduced them to TripleClicks, there are not only the games, but also Pricebenders auctions, the opportunity to sell their unneeded items at TripleClicks, TC Music, and over 100,000 products and services to pique their interest!  And that’s just today; there’s much more coming to TripleClicks in the future!

Do we own the domain EagerZebra.com?
Yep, and we’ll be populating it with all our games down the road…similar to what we’ve done with Pricebenders.com (check it out, it’s one of our best-looking sites).

Who is Zack?
If you’re going to have a zebra, you have to give him a name…and we’ve named ours Zack.  We also named our TripleClicks “jackpots” after him.  That is, we call ’em ZACKPOTS!

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