Amazon Retires aStore Affiliate Tool: Reasons and Lessons to Learn

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Over the summer we had learned of Amazon’s decision to retire their aStore affiliate product. For many it came as a bolt from the blue. Various speculations (on the reasons behind the move) have been floating around the Web, and I’ve decided to throw in my two cents too. Introduction First things first… what is/was Read More …

2017 Affiliate Marketing Trends and Predictions from 10 Top Experts

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The New Year of 2017 is quickly approaching, so much so that earlier this week I caught myself writing “2017” instead of “2016” at the end of this year’s date, and as it does, I’ve reached out to a hand-picked selection of affiliate marketing influencers seeking their input on what they think affiliate marketing may face, Read More …

2017 Affiliate Marketing Conferences and Events to Consider

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It’s that time when the next year’s budgets are being finalized and professionals interested in affiliate marketing are contacting us about the conferences they should consider attending in 2017. The reason being that every year since 2009 we’ve published our lists of all affiliate marketing conferences and events known to us — throughout the globe. There are Read More …

5 Affiliate Marketing Podcasts To Listen To

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Yesterday, a post on the “podcasts all affiliate marketers should subscribe to” appeared on Forbes.com. It listed great podcasts, and I especially appreciated the author’s approach — one underscoring the multifacetedness of affiliate marketing and the consequent “need to be updated on what’s going on everywhere at all times.” However, a number of really solid affiliate Read More …

The Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Awesome Content in the Affiliate Industry

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Life isn’t easy for content marketers working to promote a brand online. There is a lot of suspicion surrounding many of the most popular business types associated with affiliate marketing – let’s take gambling as a key example. When you take a closer look at the perception of gambling on the web (“alcohol” and “addicts” Read More …

Affiliate Marketing – Effective Online Fundraising Method

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When it comes to fundraising, we sell fruit and cookies, engage in outreach to potential donors (using methods ranging from direct contact to casting wider nets via social media), employ numerous other online and offline techniques, but affiliate marketing is an avenue that most non-profits and charities are not even aware of; and, consequently, it remains one Read More …