Top Affiliate Program Categories on 6 U.S. Affiliate Networks

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Following up on my previous post (where I summarized my findings on the top affiliate niches based on a research we’ve conducted across six U.S. affiliate networks), today I am bringing you detailed breakdowns of the categories into which the top affiliate programs fall on each of the analyzed networks. Together with the top categories and the number of 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 …

Affiliate Marketing Spend to Reach 4.5B in 2016 and Other Findings by Forrester Consulting

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A week ago at LinkShare Symposium New York 2012 the affiliate network announced that “Forrester Consulting recently conducted a study on behalf of Rakuten LinkShare” and it was at the conference that the study findings were unveiled. Here are just three interesting observations from it: 1. Forrester has scaled down their previous growth prediction (of Read More …

Paxfire or How ISPs Hijack Traffic and Affiliate Commissions

Posted on4 CommentsCategoriesAffiliate Program Management, Spyware & Parasites, Thoughts for Affiliates

On Monday, August 8, Pace Lattin of Performance Marketing Insider has drawn the industry’s attention to a lawsuit filed by Reese Richman LLP, the subject of which is “questionable and possibly illegal behavior … by hijacking search queries.” Pace wrote: Using a technology by Paxfire, supposedly DNS redirects from searches on Bing, Yahoo and Google Read More …

Pay Per Call Marketing: Adoption by Financial Services Industry

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Earlier this morning a new RingRevenue press release has hit the wire. It covers how financial services marketers are benefiting from call performance marketing, and also introduces a white paper case study on financial services. The white paper is an interesting read, discussing the challenges facing financial services marketers today and detailing how Progrexion Marketing Read More …

Official WordPress Plugin by AvantLink: Announcement & How-To

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Less than a week ago in an intro to this post, I blogged how pleasing to my (and I’m sure every affiliate marketer’s) eye it is to see new developments at different affiliate networks. Now, in addition to ShareASale, Google Affiliate Network and LinkShare, we have AvantLink with their February news! Yesterday they announced their Read More …