10 Tips to Increase Your Affiliate Traffic’s Conversion Rate

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The day before yesterday I spoke at Affiliate Summit East 2013 (ASE13) in Philadelphia. The title of my presentation was “Affiliate Program Performance – a Shared Responsibility.” Why “shared”? Because I am a firm believer in the fact that unless all parties involved in the equation are working to their max, no maximum results are achievable. Read More …

Affiliates, Guinea Pigs and Conversion Rate Optimization

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“Build it and they will come” has been a wrong approach to website promotion and online marketing in general, and way wrong of an approach to affiliate program management in particular. Three years ago a veteran affiliate marketer, Todd Farmer, pleaded: “Merchants, don’t use affiliates as Guinea pigs,” implying: don’t start an affiliate program until Read More …

Want Super Affiliates to Place Your Link on Homepage? Bad Goal

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9 out of 10 prospective affiliate management clients with whom I speak see super affiliate recruitment as one of the principle objectives for their affiliate manager(s). Furthermore, over 50% of them believe that the key to success is in having these newly-recruited super affiliates place the merchant’s banner(s) on the homepage of the super affiliate’s Read More …