Commission Junction

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CJ Affiliate by Conversant
(formerly Commission Junction)
Industry Affiliate Marketing
Performance-Based Marketing
Founded 1998; 19 years ago (1998)
Santa Barbara, California
Headquarters Santa Barbara, California
Key people
Waleed Al-Atraqchi, President
Parent Conversant, LLC

CJ Affiliate by Conversant (formerly Commission Junction) is an online advertising company owned by Conversant, Inc. operating in the affiliate marketing industry, which operates worldwide. The corporate headquarters is in Santa Barbara, California, and there are offices in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, New York, NY San Francisco, CA Westlake Village, CA and Westborough, MA in the USA,[1] and in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Sweden and South Africa.[1]

beFree, Inc. / Value-click, Inc.[edit]

Former Commission Junction competitor beFree, Inc. was acquired by Value-click, Inc. in 2002,[2] before Commission Junction.[3] beFree was gradually phased out in favor of Commission Junction. On February 3, 2014 Value-click, Inc. announced it has changed its name to Conversant, Inc., bringing former Value-click, Inc. companies Commission Junction, Dotomi, Greystripe, Mediaplex, and Value-click Media under one name. Commission Junction[4] will be known as CJ Affiliate by Conversant.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Contact page". Retrieved September 8, 2011. 
  2. ^ Internet Retailer (March 11, 2002),Value-click and beFree to Merge, Internet Retailer, retrieved May 27, 2007
  3. ^ Rebecca Lieb (October 10, 2003), Value-click Snaps Up Commission Junction, News, retrieved May 27, 2007
  4. ^ "Commission Junction: The Best Place For Affiliate Marketers". 2016-08-30. Retrieved 2016-09-13. 

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