Affiliate Managers: How They Are Compensated and How Much They Earn

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An good question came from a beginning affiliate program manager: I have been in the affiliate marketing industry for 5 years and I know your expertise in the industry very well. I wanted to ask you about the industry standard for affiliate manager compensation. I have been approached by a small website to manage their Read More …

Top Paid e-Tail Execs. Performance-Based Compensation

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Got my November 2009 Internet Retailer issue in the mail yesterday, and in it they have published some interesting data on the 2008 compensation of top online retailers’ executives, including those who are in charge of marketing. Each executive’s compensation package represents a sum total of base salary (s), bonus (b) and stock compensation (sc). Read More …

Affiliate Networks, OPM Companies, Transaction Fees, and Performance Bonuses

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Merchants that are new to affiliate marketing often ask me if my company is the same as Commission Junction or LinkShare, and if not, how exactly it fits into the scheme of things, and how is my “performance bonus” different from “transaction fees” that affiliate networks charge. The first thing that needs to be clarified Read More …