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In Affiliate Profiles More Is Not Always Better

On Monday morning I tweeted: Affiliates, when setting up affiliate network acct do NOT put “None” into incentive program description. It marks you as incentive affiliate — Geno Prussakov (@ePrussakov) May 21, 2012 I have been getting questions about that tweet. So, let me elaborate on it, as I believe …

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Shop Discover – Classic Example of Cashback Affiliate

Remember my 2009 post about Bank of America becoming a loyalty affiliate? Another classic example of a major brand acting as a cashback affiliate, which has just caught my eye, is ShopDiscover: And just like it was with the Bank of America — where you had “to be a user …

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Incentivized Traffic: Easy Earnings or Headache for Advertisers?

I’ve been thinking a lot about one particular type of loyalty affiliates lately — the type that encourages their website visitors to fill out surveys, submit application forms, order samples, and get paid for it. This type of publishers is essentially as sub-type of incentive affiliates. These affiliates frequently sell …

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Coupons & Discounts Are Not Incentives

Yes, I know, the title of this post may sound nonsensical to mainstream marketers, but give me a minute to explain what I mean a bit further. Over the past two days I have been looking through hundreds of affiliate applications into the DaySpring’s affiliate program, and I’ve been noticing …

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Incentive or Loyalty Affiliates – Definition and Specifics

Many merchants and affiliate program managers do not know what incentive affiliates (aka loyalty affiliates) are. This, in some cases, results in low quality affiliate program performance, whereas in others, ignorance regarding the essence of incentive affiliate marketing may bring about unwanted customer activity. Incentive/loyalty affiliates are affiliates that facilitate …

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