Coupon Affiliate Sites: Do (and Can) They Provide Value?

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Last Friday another affiliate-marketing-may-be-dead article has been published. Authored by Jamie Salvatori, founder and owner of Vat19.com (an online store selling unique “curiously awesome” gifts), this Practical eCommerce article started by calling coupon affiliate sites “parasites that should be eliminated from the web” and argued: Coupon and deal websites provide zero value. Sorry, but broadcasting Read More …

Deals.com and MyType Profile Coupon Lovers & Avoiders [STUDY]

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Having surveyed over 8,500 consumers on questions related to online coupon use, Deals.com together with MyType have released a very interesting study that many online marketers should find of help. The study profiles the demographics and psycho-graphics of both coupon “lovers” and coupon “avoiders.” One of the more surprising findings was that six-figure earners are Read More …

RSS Feeds – Different Level of Customer Engagement & Ownership

Posted on5 CommentsCategoriesAffiliate Tools, Announcements, Thoughts for Affiliates

If you’re a frequent reader of my blog, you know that I’m constantly on the lookout for new and unique technologies in affiliate marketing. It hit me the other day that there is an unparalleled technology used by AvantLink that I haven’t really heard much about even though it has been around for 5 years Read More …

Importance of Online Coupons for Shoppers, Retailers, Affiliates

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A few days ago, having registered that in April 2010 “35 million consumers visited coupon sites” (a number that was up 5% from the year before), Compete reminded us of the findings of their “Online Shopper Intelligence” study originally released in February 2010. In the ranking of sources / tools on which consumers depend while Read More …