Comment to Get a Free Chance to Win Affiliate Summit West 2013 Pass

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On January 13-15 2013, a new Affiliate Summit conference will be held in Las Vegas. Their West Coast conference has traditionally been the biggest not only between the conferences that Affiliate Summit runs, but, by far, the biggest show in the industry. I was honored to have been asked to moderate a panel on affiliate Read More …

What I am Most Thankful for as an Affiliate Marketer

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Today America celebrates Thanksgiving, the day when we count our blessings, allowing time and room for our hearts to fill with gratitude for them. And while affiliate marketing has primarily been associated with the freedom it gives to those who are involved in it (either as affiliates, or as outsourced affiliate managers like myself), when Read More …

Affiliates, Be Proactive (as You Prepare for the Holidays) Too!

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I’ve talked about the importance of communicating holiday shipping schedules back in 2009, and also in 2010, and even on a recent webinar this year. And while this is certainly a best practice for merchants (and affiliate managers) to follow, affiliates want to be prepared for the unfortunate situation that most merchants will actually not Read More …

UN Foundation Selects Affiliate Marketing Platform for Tracking

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It isn’t often that affiliate marketers get to work with major non-profit foundations of the highest caliber. So, as soon as I have found out that HasOffers has been chosen by the United Nations Foundation “to manage, track, and optimize digital media campaigns” [source] I’ve reached out to Peter Hamilton we’ve interviewed before — who Read More …

Creating a Powerful Personal Brand (for Affiliate Marketing & Beyond)

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It’s been nearly two years since that Affiliate Summit panel of ours, but the things we’ve talked about are still relevant today. Back in January 2011 Barbara Rozgonyi, Jim Kukral, Marty Fahncke and yours truly addressed the subject of leveraging personal brands “for affiliate success.” The session ended up covering much more than applying the Read More …

Affiliate Marketing Program Management Conference 2013: Agenda Live

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It seems like only yesterday I announced the launch of Affiliate Management Days, the world’s first and only professional forum/conference on all things affiliate management. Time flies, and after the successful launch conference in San Francisco, and our second forum in Fort Lauderdale, AM Days is already set to return to the Bay Area in Read More …

Increase Affiliate Income by Learning Your Visitors’ Intent & Needs

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Have you ever seen one of those “Jack-of-all-Trades” websites, promoting everything from hosting services to vegan recipes? I see them way too often when going over affiliate applications, and vast majority of such websites perform poorly when it comes to conversions. Unfortunately, many affiliates in the pursuit of a revenue increase add each and every Read More …