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 …

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 …

2016 Affiliate Marketing Conferences, Trade Shows, Events

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[See the list of 2017 affiliate marketing conferences & events here] Eighth time in a row, I am putting together my annual list of performance affiliate marketing conferences, trade shows, and events not to miss this year. Below you may find the ones to consider attending in 2016. Some are geographically-specific, others are niche-centric, but Read More …

2015 Affiliate Marketing Conferences and Events Not to Miss

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[Looking for an updated list? The 2016 Calendar of Events may be found here] With the year 2015 just beginning, it is a good time to put together my newest list of affiliate marketing conferences, conventions, workshops, and other events not to miss in 2015. This is my seventh time putting together lists like this (I started Read More …

State of Content Affiliate-Driven eCommerce: Q4 2013 VigLink Report

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Earlier this week VigLink announced the launch of its quarterly “content commerce reports.” They will be based on the data from the VigLink network of publishers/affiliates, and will be published with the goal of shedding light on key monetization metrics of the content marketing landscape. Here’s just one interesting piece of data from their very Read More …

2014 Affiliate Marketing Conferences and Must-Attend Events

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While there has been no lack of affiliate marketing conferences and events taking place every year, in 2013 their number expanded with quite a few new events added globally. I have been putting together (and constantly updating) lists of affiliate marketing conferences since 2009 and I can confidently say that the below list of 2014 Read More …

Do Affiliates Drive $230 Billion in Sales to Top 1000 US e-Retailers?

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Have you heard of the Internet Retailer’s new Top Tech 2014 Guide yet? This is an eBook based on their 2012 research of “the leading solutions providers to America’s top 1,000 retailers.” Among the providers analyzed they also looked into “affiliate marketing vendors” used by North America’s leading 1,000 e-retailers. They have ranked these based Read More …

If Hit by Search Engine Penalties, Do Not Close Affiliate Program!

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Earlier this month an interesting email came to me from an advertiser whose affiliate program we started a few months ago (edit: on an affiliate network). Here’s the gist of it (with parts of the text re-worded to hide sensitive information): Recently, both of our main websites got hit by Google Penguin update due to Read More …