Programs on Multiple Networks: Parasites Hurt All

Posted on10 CommentsCategoriesAffiliate Program Management, General Discussion, Online Marketing, Thoughts for Affiliates

Earlier this morning I published an article on where I talked about the problem of parasitism in affiliate marketing, and channel cannibalization, and how it should not be viewed as a problem for affiliate marketers only, but be tackled on a much wider scale. As I was adding more affected merchants to the comments Read More … or How Affiliate Marketing Gets Hurt

Posted on26 CommentsCategoriesGeneral Discussion, Spyware & Parasites

Let me start with a story, a true story. I hosted a table at the last Affiliate Summit’s Meet Market. Meet Markets are networking events held for the purpose of affiliates, merchants, affiliate networks, outsourced affiliate program managers, and other agencies to “meet-and-greet” each other during the first day of the conference. At one point Read More …