General Discussion

Website migration

Successful Website Migration: Non-SEO Observations and Conclusions

There’s hardly anything more stressful for a website owner than a major site change: be it the website migration, its redesign, or both. Four months ago, this very website had undergone a complete makeover. It included its full redesign, multiple-URL update, and a migration to a new environment. You may …

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Why affiliate marketers fail

Affiliate Marketing Does Not Work (in These 3 Cases)

People do fail at affiliate marketing, and I would be lying to you if I said that everyone who has ever dabbled in affiliate marketing, ended up reaping success. The newest episode of “The Affiliate Marketing Experience” dives into three reasons why (and 3 contexts when) affiliate marketing does not …

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Affiliate marketing contract

Main Elements of Affiliate Marketing Contract: Rules and Policies

Affiliate marketing contract is one of the cornerstones of any affiliate program. To say that it’s important would be to say nothing. It’s a must-have component for every affiliate marketing campaign. Whether you call it an affiliate program’s Operating Agreement, Terms of Service, Affiliate Policy, Contract, Terms and Conditions… in …

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Affiliate management system

Choosing an Affiliate Management System: Software Options to Consider

How do you choose an “affiliate management system” for your affiliate marketing program? There are open-source (or free) solutions out there, as well as a whole segment of “software as a service” options, and then there are also “affiliate networks” that serve much of the same purpose. I have described …

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Email marketing best practices

Email Marketing Best Practices for E-Commerce Brands and Affiliates

Note: This is a guest blog post by Irina Linnik. The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author. Would you like to increase your revenue by 50% without spending too much money? For any e-commerce entrepreneur (be they a brand that’s sells online or an affiliate marketer), …

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Affiliate marketing and new customers

How to Structure an Affiliate Program to Generate New Business

How can you motivate affiliates to refer new customers to you? This is a great question to ask at any phase of your affiliate program’s development: whether you are just starting an affiliate program or looking for ways to optimize the performance of an existing one. If you are more …

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Celebrating Women in Affiliate Marketing (Part 1)

Today, on the International Women’s Day, celebrating women in affiliate marketing, I am excited to bring you a super compilation of interviews. Having reached out to numerous fine ladies in our industry, we were pleasantly astounded by the response rate. Within just a few days we ending up interviewing more …

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