Wilkes Barre, PA (PRWEB) January 5, 2006
Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) January 5, 2006 -- Pepperjam, the industry’s leading search, affiliate and media management firm, announced today that it has powered igourmet.com to record sales growth in 2005. igourmet, the #1 online destination for gourmet food and gourmet gifts, grew its year-over-year search and affiliate sales by over two-hundred-percent (200%) thanks to the professional management services of Pepperjam.
Spencer Chesman, President and CEO of igourmet.com, said “Year-over-year affiliate and search-engine marketing sales skyrocketed due to the aggressive internet marketing management services of Pepperjam. This year’s overall sales from organic search, paid search and affiliate marketing grew by over two-hundred-percent (200%), helping igourmet achieve record sales in 2005. Since taking over igourmet’s online marketing division in 2000, Pepperjam has consistently outperformed our expectations - I truly believe that without the invaluable services Pepperjam provides to us, igourmet.com would not be where it is today,” commented Chesman.
“igourmet represents the perfect case study of the power of Pepperjam’s search, affiliate marketing and online media management services,” said Kristopher B. Jones, President & CEO of Pepperjam. “It seems like yesterday that Pepperjam was asked to take over the online marketing efforts of an up and coming gourmet food company named igourmet. Six years later it has proven to be an extraordinary opportunity for Pepperjam to have played such an integral role in helping igourmet become the premier online gourmet food merchant in the United States. The relationship between igourmet and Pepperjam has been strong and profitable, and will no doubt continue to flourish in the years to come,” said Jones.
Founded in 1997, igourmet.com is America's leading online gourmet food and gift retailer. Offering over 800 specialty cheeses, thousands of fine foods, and a complete line of exquisite gift baskets, igourmet.com is the preferred place to shop for connoisseurs across America. Founded and operated by one of the oldest gourmet food families in the country, igourmet.com is a trusted resource for hundreds of thousands of gourmet food shoppers. In its highly regarded Best of the Web directory, Forbes named igourmet.com the best gourmet food web site in 2003, 2004 and 2005.
pepperjamMANAGEMENT was created in 2002 by a group of industry-leading super affiliates and search-engine marketing experts, including internet marketing guru Kristopher B. Jones. The company offers pay-for-performance outsourced affiliate marketing management solutions, as well as online marketing management and consultation in the areas of search, strategic partnership acquisition, and overall market share capitalization.
pepperjamMANAGEMENT is a division of the Pepperjam Network -- the world’s largest search-engine marketing super affiliate with over $100 million in annual sales generated to over 2,500 merchant partners, including BabyAge.com, Cingular Wireless, Dell Computers and GreekGear.com.
pepperjamSEARCH offers powerful search-engine marketing management solutions based on an advanced search analytics algorithm. The company offers an experienced staff of certified Google Advertising Professionals and Yahoo Search Marketing Ambassadors. Working with advanced API-Driven management tools, pepperjamSEARCH offers the ultimate ROI available through the advertising medium of search. Using the model developed over the past seven (7) years by Pepperjam, pepperjamSEARCH offers cutting-edge solutions to many of the nation’s leading online merchants.