We are happy to announce the integration of the Commission Junction Affiliate Network on Nezie.com. CJ is one of the oldest and biggest affiliate network with lots of top merchants in every niche.
We will be slowly adding CJ merchants to our system. You can view the current merchant list here - CJ Merchant List.
Note: You will need to signup with the individual merchants you want to add to your stores to get paid for sales. You can join these merchants directly through your CJ dashboard. You will not get paid for referred sales from merchants you have not been approved as an affiliate for.
You can add your CJ Affiliate/Website ID into each of your stores via the Settings section on each store. You can get your CJ Affiliate ID from CJ by following the steps outlined here - How To Get Your CJ Website ID.
We have implemented a new store creation wizard that will allow you to quickly start building a store in 5 easy steps. Once you click on "Create A New Store" in your dashboard, you will be presented with a 5 step process to help you get started with creating the framework for your new store.
As you already know, Nezie.com supports two levels of memberships - Free and Pro Memberships.
We have created a feature list for you to easily see and compare the differences in the Nezie membership levels. You can view the the feature differences on this page : Nezie Membership Feature Comparison.
Note: This feature will be updated once a month as we are constantly rolling out new features and modules for both free and pro membership levels.
We have had many requests from our members to have a section where they can verify the ownership of their Nezie stores. We understand the need for this feature and have now added a function to your store template where you can insert codes to verify your ownership of a particular store.
We are excited to announce a special new module that is now only available to Pro or Paid members of Nezie.com. This new module is called the "My Products" module.
What does it do?
This module allows you to add your own products or an affiliate product from anywhere on the internet into your Nezie stores. With this feature, you are no longer restricted to offering only affiliate products that Nezie supports. You can now add any product from anywhere on the web into your Nezie stores - the products can be your own products from your own e-commerce stores or even affiliate products from merchants we don't support.
We have installed a Captcha System on all product detail pages on every Nezie store. Visitors wanting to leave a comment on your store page will now have to also enter the captcha code before they can submit their comments. We hope this will help reduce the number of Spam comments on member stores.
You can read more about the Comments System and how to moderate your store comments by clicking here.
This post explains how the Nezie store product commenting/reviewing system works.
Every store product detail page has a section where you and your store visitors can leave a review about the product being featured on that page. This section is usually at the bottom of every product detail page in every Nezie store.
If you or your page visitors would like to leave a review about the product they can easily fill in the details in this area. Good comments will give value to this page by providing more information for future visitors and also provide this page with more good content that the search engines love.
I will recommend store owners to use this comment system to add more value to their product pages. If you have more information about some products in your store then you should add it to these pages so future visitors can benefit from it. The search engines will also like it because you will be providing good reviews that are not available elsewhere and will make your page more unique.
When you or a user submits a comment on any page, the comments are not immediately added to that page. These reviews/comments first needs to be moderated by the store owner to remove SPAM and other negative comments.
How To Moderate Comments
When you login to your store Dashboard, you will notice any pending comments besides the listing of each store. Moderating these comments/reviews will allow you to add the good comments and remove the SPAM comments.
To moderate the comments, click on the "Manage" button beside each store that has pending comments. Once you are in that store management dashboard, click on the "Comments" link under the Settings tab.
Review each comment and approve or delete as needed. The comments you approve will be immediately added to the appropriate product page on your store and will be visible to any visitors.
This comment/review system can be very helpful for adding unique and relevant to each individual product pages in your store. Your page visitors will benefit from great reviews, the search engines will notice your unique content that is not available on other affiliate stores and can better rank that page against similar pages on the web.
We will be implementing a Captcha system to this module to prevent Spammers and automatic softwares from spamming it. The new Captcha system should be available on every page within a week.
We have added a new functionality to your Store Building Dashboard called "Merge Category".
Before we explain how to merge categories together let us explain the uses and benefits of this function first.
Merge categories allows you to group upto 5 categories together into one main category. The benefit of this is to allow you to display similar products from multiple merchants into one main category.
You have a store selling Halloween posters and you have 4 categories in that store.
Your store categories are:
- Halloween Posters from Zazzle
- Halloween Posters from Amazon
- Halloween Posters from AllPosters
- Halloween Pumpkins from Amazon
Now instead of listing 3 different poster categories on your store and confusing your visitors, you wish to merge all the Halloween poster categories into one category.
So you decide to take Halloween Posters from Zazzle as the main category and then merge posters from Amazon and AllPosters into that main category.
You merge the categories together and now you have one category called "Halloween Posters from Zazzle" that will now display all the products from the all the 3 merged categories. The other 2 merged categories will then not be displayed on your store navigation menu but will still be available in your backoffice category list for you to manage.
How To Merge Product Categories:
- Login to your member section
- Select the store you want to work with
- Click on the "Products and Categories" link under the Settings menu
- Select the Category you want to merge and then click on "edit"
- On this page locate the "Merge with Category" option and select the category you want this category to merge with
- Click on OK to save.
Your Category is now merged with the category you selected. This category will now display all the products in the main category and the link will disappear from your main store site.
You can also to choose to un-merge your categories anytime by following the above steps and selecting "Do not Merge" option in the category list under the "Merge with Category" option.
We have launched a new module called Nezie Product Widgets and it is now available to all Nezie store owners. This new module will help you generate product ads from your stores product categories to add on any websites, blogs, hubs, lenses and other web properties you may have.
All your affiliate id's are automatically included in the links of these widgets and you will earn commissions from any referred sales generated by visitor clicks on the widgets you place on your sites. The revenue share and clicks work the same way as if the customer visited your Nezie store.
There are currently 2 types of Ads Widgets available to use - JAVA Script Widgets and HTML Product Ads.
JAVA Script Widgets - This widget will help you generate product banner ads in multiple sizes and colors to display on any website or blog. You can create product banner ads of any category or search term in a given store and product category and copy the generated ad code to place on any site.
Below is an example of a JAVA Script Widget:
HTML Product Ads - This module allows you to create a single product ad in HTML in three different sizes from any product in any category of your store. These HTML product ads can be easily added to any sites that allow HTML code - such as Squidoo lenses, blogs and others.
Below is an example of a HTML Product Ad:
How To Create Widgets:
- Login to your Nezie Dashboard
- Select the store you want to create widget ads for
- Under the Settings tab, click on Widgets link
- Select the type of ad widget you want to create
- Select the category and products you want in your widget
- Click on "Preview and Get Code" to view your widget and get the code to place on your sites