Affiliate Marketing Explained: Definition, Key Players, and Concepts

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What is affiliate marketing? How do you define it, and how does it work? I’ve answered these questions (in details) in this video: Beyond it, however, you may read it all in textual form below. Definition Affiliate marketing is a way for a business to partner with independent marketers who will promote its products (or Read More …

Shawn Collins on How to Succeed in Affiliate Marketing and More – Affiliate Marketing Legends Interview Series

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As part of my “Affiliate Marketing Legends” interview series, I am excited to have interviewed one of the more well-known legends of the industry – co-founder of Affiliate Summit, author of one of the first books on affiliate marketing, Shawn Collins. Below you may find his brief profile (and the interview itself). Name: Shawn CollinsCurrent Read More …

Affiliate Marketing in China: Affiliate Networks and Programs

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China was one of the first places where I delivered a keynote speech on affiliate marketing in 2011. Two years later, Chinese ended up being the first language into which my affiliate management bestseller was translated. The Chinese version was called “70-Days’ Affiliate Advertising Combat”. Don’t ask why. Several days ago, a client had asked me about Read More …

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up an Affiliate Marketing Program

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Every month, hundreds of new affiliate programs are being launched. Most of them, however, aren’t meant to succeed, and not because there’s something wrong with affiliate marketing. The reason why many advertisers fail at affiliate marketing is rooted in the poorly done work when setting up their affiliate programs. Having analyzed more than a thousand Read More …

Why Google Affiliate Network Sunset Was New Sunrise for the Industry – Affiliate Marketing Legends Interview Series

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It’s time for me to bring you the newest conversation that has happened within the framework of my “Affiliate Marketing Legends” interview series. My today’s guest has an impressive amount of diverse affiliate marketing experience under his belt. He worked both for Google Affiliate Network (which, of course, is already history) and for eBay Partner Network, Read More …

AM Navigator Named One of the World’s Best B2B Companies

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Since our inception, we’ve made it our priority to provide exceptional results and quality service to our customers. Our client-centric methods, combined with the vast expertise we hold in the affiliate marketing industry, recently earned us an incredible honor, according to Clutch. Clutch, a B2B research company, runs a data-driven platform built to analyze companies Read More …

Affiliate Marketing in the USA: Market Size by Number of Programs

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According to Forrester Consulting, the U.S. affiliate marketing industry is expected to reach $6.8 billion by 2020, with more than 80% of brands utilizing this potent way of marketing, but how many affiliate programs are out there? This very question came to me from an industry friend earlier this morning and, apparently, he isn’t the Read More …

Great Affiliate Marketing is About Data-Driven Partnerships with Todd Crawford – Affiliate Marketing Legends Interview Series

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Following the encouragingly warm reception of the first interview in our new “Affiliate Marketing Legends” series, I am excited to bring you the transcript of the conversation I’ve had with my newest guest. If you are in affiliate marketing, but haven’t heard his name or seen him talk, you’ve probably been living under a rock. Read More …