3 Powerful Features Underused by Most ShareASale Affiliate Programs

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Less than a month ago we launched a brand new affiliate program on ShareASale affiliate network. In under three weeks the program cracked the network’s prestigious Top 100 PowerRank, becoming one of the top-performing affiliate programs on ShareASale. On obvious reasons, I cannot share all of the techniques that lead to such a stellar rise, but there are three things that I would like Read More …

Identifying the Top-Performing Affiliates Across Affiliate Programs

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An interesting question came to me from a Europe-based consultant who is now focused on affiliate recruitment for a client. His current focus is U.S. affiliates. After describing his situation, he asked: Do you know where I would be able to find a list of the biggest 15-20 partners on the average US program? The short answer Read More …

What to Expect from Passive Affiliate Recruitment

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Affiliate recruitment may be split into two main types: active and passive recruitment. Simply put, active recruitment is when affiliates find out about your program through your outreach, whereas passive recruitment is when they find you by themselves. Twenty days ago we “turned off” all active recruitment for a (non-paying) client, but, naturally, affiliates were still Read More …

Affiliate Summit West 2014 Feedback on a Top-Attended Session

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My most recent Affiliate Summit speaking appearance also happened to be my 10th time speaking at the show, and I have just received some encouraging feedback [quite in line with ASE11, ASW12, and other feedback I’ve been receiving]: As Tweeted earlier, I only wish more of the attendees turned in their feedback forms; but happy Read More …

3 Underused Ways to Improve Affiliate Program Visibility on Network

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When asked about the avenues via which they like to find out about new affiliate programs, affiliates repeatedly point to affiliate network websites (and network-based directories) as one of their preferred methods of what I call “passive affiliate recruitment” (i.e. when they find you, as opposed to you reaching out to them). Per 2013 Affiliate Summit’s Read More …

3 Free Email Verification Tools for Affiliate and Link Outreach

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Whether you are working on link building or affiliate recruitment, you want to know if the recipient’s email address is intact before sending out that message of yours. After all, unless one has valid contact information at hand, how can he expect to make the contact? There are numerous email verification tools out there. Some Read More …