RingRevenue Bridges Gap Between Incentive Affiliates & PPL Programs

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For ages there has been an inherent disconnect between the promotional method an incentive affiliate uses, and the end goal of every pay-per-lead program — or that of generating “potential sales contacts“. After all, when the chief end-user motivator is cashback, points, virtual currency, or anything of this kind, it is very hard to reap Read More …

Why eBay is Suspending Loyalty Affiliates

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Yesterday, in The Ugly Side of Affiliate Marketing post a friend and fellow affiliate marketer, Tricia Meyer wrote: The eBay Partner Network announced out of the blue that they are dropping loyalty sites until at least October. The question this immediately raised in multiple heads was, of course, “why?” Carolyn Tang Kmet, adjunct lecturer in Read More …

Primary Affiliate Promotional Methods in the USA

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Yesterday Matt Swan of Affiliate Window has published an Econsultancy.com post with some interesting data on the changes in affiliate promotional methods they’ve registered at Affiliate Window apparently predominantly in the UK. Having analyzed the top 20 affiliates in their affiliate network, and relying on affiliate self-categorization, they have noticed the following: In January 2005 Read More …

Google Suggest & FatWallet Achievement

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If you’re in affiliate marketing, you’re more than likely already aware of the fact that Tim Storm, the founding CEO of FatWallet has been named finalist for Entrepreneur of 2010 awards by Entrepreneur Magazine. That’s a huge achievement for an affiliate marketer, and congratulations are certainly in order. There is another achievement of FatWallet that Read More …

Microsoft Ceases Bing Cashback – Good News for Affiliates

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Microsoft, the company which has quite possibly lost more money online than any other company (see the below chart published by the Business Insider in April of this year), has announced that they are closing Bing Cashback. Microsoft’s online services division lost over $710 Million dollars in the first quarter of 2010 alone. It would Read More …