Coincidentally or not, but 3 of the 6 major US affiliate networks — and here I imply Commission Junction, LinkShare, buy.at, ShareASale, Google Affiliate Network and AvantLink — announced holiday deals and offers of their merchants on November 17, 2010. These are:
LinkShare affiliate network (in a blog post):
and AvantLink affiliate network (in a blog post):
I haven’t seen Commission Junction announce anything like this. Neither have buy.at or Google Affiliate Network blogged about anything similar. If they have, and I’ve missed it, please correct me. I know that individual merchants have been sending out notifications of their deals via email, but I haven’t seen those deals bring aggregated anywhere in one place on the latter three networks.
Edit of 11/20/2010: Commission Junction has just added a visible link to their Holiday Success Center (seen by every affiliate upon logging into their account now):
Edit of 11/22/2010: buy.at has also just posted a blog entry with Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals available at its merchants: