March 2009 - Affiliate Marketing Blog by Geno Prussakov
Geno Prussakov on March 31st, 2009

When setting up an affiliate program, the question of cookie life inevitably comes up. Affiliate cookie life is the time span that starts with the consumer’s click on the affiliate link and ends on the day beyond which you, as a merchant, do not wish to remunerate the affiliate for the visitor they sent to […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 30th, 2009

It seems that mobile is both one of the less crowded affiliate marketing arenas, yet one of the fastest developing ones out there. The total number of mobile Internet users in the U.S. has grown from an average of 10,821 unique users a day in January 2008 to 22,369 a day in January 2009 [source], […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 29th, 2009

I certainly do my sit-ups too, but throughout the work day I keep the following two rules (that help me stay in shape, and keep moving even while working predominantly under sedentary conditions: Squats Regardless of the fact that most of my work is done in front of a computer screen, I do have to […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 28th, 2009

Paraphrasing Seth Godin’s points on what people are looking for when they are visiting social websites, we would arrive at the following list: Finding like-minded people Communicating and socializing Building own popularity Staying on top of news Entertaining oneself and “making noise” Satisfaction of the above needs will build up popularity and loyal following of […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 27th, 2009

To answer this question we need to briefly look into the expenses involved in (a) setting up and (b) running an affiliate program. On the program setup stage, you will have to choose whether to go with an affiliate network (prices and comparison here), or an in-house affiliate program software (prices range between about $100 […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 26th, 2009

Since the time I’ve blogged about the implications of the CA Bill AB 178 for affiliates, Melanie Seery posted the following two news: (i) Connecticut’s bill was approved in the Join Finance Committee, and (ii) North Carolina is now also looking in the same direction. Regarding Connecticut Melanie wrote: The  Joint Finance Committee vote was […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 25th, 2009

Numerous concerned affiliates have been e-mailing me about the California online sales tax bill AB 178 asking for a concise clarification of what this situation really means for affiliates. I believe we should be looking at two sets of implications here: (a) the immediate (state-specific), and (b) the wider (nationally-spread) ones. Let’s briefly look at […]

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Geno on March 25th, 2009

I have just found out that Shawn has uploaded the podcast of the full “Advanced Approaches to Affiliate Recruiting, Training & Management” [originally announced here] we did with Heather Paulson at Affiliate Summit West 2009. Thank you, Shawn. You may listen to the full session on this GeekCast.fm’s page.

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Geno Prussakov on March 25th, 2009

I have just found out that Shawn has uploaded the podcast of the full “Advanced Approaches to Affiliate Recruiting, Training & Management” [originally announced here] we did with Heather Paulson at Affiliate Summit West 2009. Thank you, Shawn. You may listen to the full session on this GeekCast.fm’s page.

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Geno Prussakov on March 24th, 2009

One of my blog readers has e-mailed me a question about what commission to offer when launching an affiliate program. It is a good question. Therefore I have have decided to reply in a blog post. Truth be told, I have already addressed this question in detail in my A Practical Guide to Affiliate Marketing […]

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