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Geno Prussakov on July 7th, 2016

No week passes by without someone reaching out to me via social media about their “great” affiliate program. Somehow Twitter and LinkedIn end up being the top platforms preferred by most of these recruiters. Having received another one of such invites via Twitter, I thought of putting together a blog post dissecting the anatomy of […]

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Geno Prussakov on February 25th, 2015

In case you haven’t heard about it yet, earlier this month Pinterest decided to ban all affiliate links notifying select “power pinners” to re-focus their monetization elsewhere. There is a lot of good coverage of (and opinions on) this situation around the web. The goal of my today’s post is to see what affiliates can learn from this incident […]

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Kyle Kam on November 20th, 2012

Note from Geno Prussakov: Our army of guest bloggers is constantly growing; and today I am happy to welcome our newest blogger, Kyle Kam of Affilorama, an affiliate marketing educational resource I’ve mentioned on a number of occasions in the past. Enjoy his first AM Navigator post below. In the dawn of social media sites, […]

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Geno Prussakov on September 17th, 2012

Not too long ago an interesting piece appeared in MediaPost’s weekly Performance Insider. It was authored by Peter Klein and entitled Online Darwinism And The Evolution of Performance Marketing. Klein suggested that “as the performance marketing industry matures, and as brands seek more sophisticated and legitimate agencies and affiliates to manage their online marketing campaigns” […]

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Geno Prussakov on April 27th, 2012

Earlier this week eMarketer tweeted: 79% of US marketing professionals plan to increase spending on social media in the next 12 months – ow.ly/atWqm — eMarketer (@eMarketer) April 24, 2012 And among the first accounts to ReTweet my mention of the above was TicketNetwork’s affiliate program‘s Twitter account. Their RT got me thinking: “How many […]

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Geno Prussakov on April 25th, 2012

A little over a week ago I was approached by Chris Johnson, asking if I would like to contribute a 30-second video answer to a question of how online marketing, and performance marketing in particular, will look like around 2015. Earlier today my video, along with videos from a few other affiliate marketing experts, was […]

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Geno Prussakov on January 28th, 2012

Earlier this morning Fred Wilson published an interesting comparison of his blog’s traffic sources where upon splitting “the top ten” referrers “into three categories”, he discovered the following breakdown: Direct — 50% Social — 40% (with nearly 1/2 from StumbleUpon) Search — 10% These numbers amused me to say the least, and I decided to […]

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Geno Prussakov on January 15th, 2012

You’ve read it right — followers, not the people that I follow… I do realize that the more traditional way of learning that we use on Twitter, Google+ and other social networking platforms is to listen carefully to the people we follow, and learn from them. Well, if you know anything about me, you know […]

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Geno Prussakov on December 19th, 2011

I don’t know if you’re aware of it, but a new book has recently been published by a co-founder of what is today Google Affiliate Network. Jeff Molander authored “Off the Hook Marketing”, which positions itself as a book on how “to make platforms like Twitter,” Facebook, YouTube, “and blogs to produce sales.” I took […]

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Geno Prussakov on November 15th, 2011

Yesterday, GrowMap blogged on What NOT to Tweet on Twitter, and when I first saw the post’s title (in Ann Smarty’s ReTweet) I thought the post was going to be on something else — namely, on things not to tweet for security or reputation management reasons. While I enjoyed that GrowMap’s post regardless, it also gave […]

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