San Jose, Oct. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Buckaroo, a leading provider of local infotainment, saw increased sales this month from Commission Junction, an online advertising network of over 3,000 big name brands in industries such as hotel, high fashion and digital technology. Subscribers to Buckaroo.com receive product and service deals among varying local updates and information in a daily "What's Hot" e-newsletter.
"Our subscribers ask for variety when shopping online. Buckaroo aims to make popular and unique products easily accessible, along with ads from the mom-and-pop shops in their neighborhood," commented Alan Fisher, Co-Founder and Chairman of Buckaroo's parent company Iron Speed.
In addition to bringing new content, Commission Junction merchants are Buckaroo's greatest source of merchandise revenue to date, making Buckaroo sales jump 60 percent this month compared to August revenues. Participating businesses in the affiliate network sell everything from clothing and flowers to merchandise from coffee shops and the History Channel. Buckaroo features products based on trend and user activity.
"Many of our merchants are coming to us organically and through networks like Commission Junction. We consider all merchants to have value to our subscribers in some capacity and we intend to see a significant progression of purchases," said Fisher.
A portion of organic deals on Buckaroo come from individual subscribers using the site's free posting feature. Users can post their own ads to be viewed on the Buckaroo home page in their geographic area. Posts can announce everything from community news, events and classified ads. Buckaroo subscribers represent over 100,000 communities across the US and Canada.
Buckaroo (www.Buckaroo.com) is the online hub for local shopping, news and events. Buckaroo's parent company, Iron Speed, Inc., is well-funded with a capital base of over $20M from several strategic investors and executives from AMD, Excelan, Onsale, and Oracle. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in San Jose, CA. Find Buckaroo on Facebook and Twitter to learn more.