First Premier Prepaid Mastercard Affiliate Programme Launched

First Premier Prepaid MasterCard , the UK's best value pay monthly prepaid MasterCard has launched an affiliate programme exclusively with one of the UK's leading pay for performance affiliate network open to all all web publishers and affiliates.

Hucknall, United Kingdom, August 19, 2011 --( First Premier Prepaid MasterCard , the UK's best value pay monthly prepaid MasterCard has launched an affiliate programme exclusively with one of the UK's leading pay for performance affiliate network. The affiliate programme announcement follows the recent launch of the new First Premier Prepaid website and pay monthly tariff.

The First Premier prepaid card is a general spend prepaid MasterCard which is ideal for daily use. The pay monthly prepaid card is managed by the team at Payment Card Technologies (PCT), one of the UK's leading prepaid card provider and award winning programme manager. The card provides all the usual benefits of prepaid cards coupled with the PCT's years of accumulated knowledge servicing the needs of businesses and their customers. The launch of the First Premier affiliate programme represents a significant opportunity for affiliates and partners across all spectrums to benefit from the growing popularity of prepaid cards.

Amit Sharma, CEO of leading marketing consultancy Emotion Associates at commented that the First Premier Prepaid MasterCard affiliate programme aims to increase brand awareness through affiliate channels enabling affiliates to offer an attractive prepaid MasterCard to their consumers whilst earning an attractive CPA for each sale. The affiliate programme will be supported by additional channels within the online marketing mix such as organic search, pay per click marketing, social media campaigns and online PR. This is the first step of many aimed at harnessing the power of digital channels to interact more with partners and consumers and the choice of affiliate network is indicative of that.

The affiliate network was chosen based on their excellent and well documented track record working with prepaid card programmes and the quality and variety of affiliates. The affiliate network will also provide a dedicated account management team and enhanced reporting platform helping to raise the visibility of the First Premier prepaid MasterCard across the online spectrum in the UK.

With no overdraft facility and no hidden fees, First Premier prepaid cards are an excellent payment mechanism for every day use by adults and also represent a great way for teaching teens to live within their means. Some additional features include:

• One of the lowest monthly fees - GBP1.00 making this one of the best value Pay Monthly prepaid cards.
• Free point of sale retail transactions in the UK for your everyday use.
• Low fixed fee ATM withdrawals - GBP1.00 per withdrawal which means that you know exactly how much a withdrawal costs you as opposed to some providers who charge up to 2.5% on withdrawals.
• Usage abroad is subject to a 2.00% FX fee (most providers charge 2.75% or more)

A MasterCard branded prepaid card, the First Premier Prepaid MasterCard can be used to make purchases online, over the phone and instore at over 30 million retail locations worldwide and to make ATM withdrawals at over 2 million ATMs that accept MasterCard. As no credit checks are undertaken, these prepaid cards are ideal for people with bad credit, CCJ's or a poor or non existent credit history as well as the financially underserved.

This affiliate programme is suitable for all kinds of publishers such as large websites, blog owners, social media owners including incentive, loyalty and cashback sites based anywhere in the world but the First Premier card itself is available to UK residents only. Find out more about the First Premier Prepaid MasterCard affiliate programme at

Emotion Associates Limited
Amit Sharma