Over 26 Percent of LinkShare Premium Advertisers in Auto Mode

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I have conducted an experiment, and applied to 107 advertiser/merchant affiliate programs which are listed in LinkShare‘s “Premium Advertisers” section: The results were quite interesting: 18 merchants auto-approved me into their affiliate programs right away (i.e. without even seeing my website), 10 automatically declined my application (again, without even reviewing my website), and the rest Read More …

Why Automatic Approval of Affiliates is Always Dangerous

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Automatic Approval of Affiliate Applications (AAAA) is a mistake commonly spread among new and seasoned affiliate program managers alike. If automatic declines of affiliate applications can be destructive to the development of your affiliate program, automatic approvals may end up costing the merchant significantly more than an auto-declined application. The main reason for the danger Read More …