Happy Halloween!

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Happy Halloween, everyone!! While some may go trick-or-treating tonight, many of us have already had Halloween parties over the weekend. Since such was also the case in my neighborhood, and kids also went trick-or-treating on Sunday night, we (my wife, my daughter, and myself) decided to carve our pumpkins yesterday night as well. Here are Read More …

The War Against Affiliate Marketing?

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On Friday last week, Susan Payton has published an interesting (and important) article at Small Business Trends, entitling it The War Against Affiliate Marketing Continues. She started it with: “it seems to keep getting harder to run your business, thanks to companies that don’t want to support affiliate marketers”, and then went through 3 things: Read More …

What Investment is Required to Launch Affiliate Program?

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On Tuesday (October 18, 2011) the newest issue of FeedFront, the official magazine of Affiliate Summit, has become available for online viewing and download. In it, on page 18, you will find my new article, which answers the question in the title of this blog post — what money should an advertiser/merchant should be prepared Read More …

Advanced Affiliate Program Management at Affiliate Summit West 2012

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Yesterday evening I received a confirmation that one of my proposed sessions has been selected (yes, thanks to both your votes, and the votes of the conference’s Advisory Board and Founders) for Affiliate Summit West 2012 which will be traditionally held in Las Vegas, NV on January 8-10, 2012. This will be my 6th and Read More …

Twitter Contest: Guess Date and Time – Win Autographed Book

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It seems like only yesterday I blogged about reaching 16,000 tweets, and the wins of focused tweeting, but the day before yesterday I’ve already crossed the 17,000 mark, and am now approaching a major milestone — that of 4,000 followers. And, as tweeted yesterday I’ve decided to put together a contest around it. The idea Read More …

Interview with Rexanne Mancini on California Affiliate Tax

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We’ve been monitoring what’s been happening in California with affiliate nexus tax over the years, and now that the bill AB155 is signed, and many merchants are re-instating and/or re-inviting California affiliates back into their programs, I thought it’d be interesting to get an affiliate take on these things, and reached out to one of Read More …