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Ten years ago, when I was writing my very first book on affiliate marketing, I greatly struggled with the lack of statistical data on this industry, and quoted lack of research on it in my first interviews too. In this day and age, however, there is plenty of great data out there; and today I bring you my compilation of 20 bite-sized Tweetable nuggets (each representing an i ...
It’s that time of the year when I am getting ready to speak at a few major affiliate marketing conferences, and in conjunction with all of my upcoming travel, I am happy to announce that besides speaking (the details on which you may find below), I am also going to be holding free affiliate program audits. These are going to be available across Europe and the United States.
No week passes by without someone reaching out to me via social media about their “great” affiliate program. Somehow Twitter and LinkedIn end up being the top platforms preferred by most of these recruiters. Having received another one of such invites via Twitter, I thought of putting together a blog post dissecting the anatomy of an affiliate recruitment Tweet/post doomed to failure.
Affiliate marketing industry is already more than twenty years old and, as it is with every professional field, it’s got an array of its own terms and abbreviations. Industry people use them understanding their precise meaning(s). Outsiders, however, can (and do) get easily confused by some of the words and phrases in which we operate.
It’s that time when the next year’s budgets are being finalized and professionals interested in affiliate marketing are contacting us about the conferences they should consider attending in 2017. The reason being that every year since 2009 we’ve published our lists of all affiliate marketing conferences and events known to us — throughout the globe.
Note from Geno Prussakov: Ladies and gentlemen, below you may find the first guest post by our newest guest blogger, Brandon Leibowitz. So you’ve decided to launch an influencer marketing campaign. But you still have some doubts about which social network you should use for the campaign. While it would be ideal to be able to market your brand through every platform available ...
Regardless of influencer marketing‘s fairly young age, there is no lack of resources on it out there. New researches and white papers, studies and articles come out nearly daily. It’s booming and it isn’t going anywhere. With many marketers looking for places to study influencer marketing in a coherent “A to Z” way, I’d like to devote my today’s blog post to the three places ...
Those of you who are frequent visitors of my blog have, undoubtedly, noticed a fairly new “bookmark” featured in its header — one telling about “Geno’s next conference.” I announced the new show right here three months ago. Time flies and three short weeks from now, on November 14, 2016, right in the heart of Manhattan, I will be opening up this brand new influencer marketi ...
I’ve got an exciting news to announce. My newest LinkedIn video course is out! You may remember that my previous course was geared towards aspiring affiliate marketers. Since its release in 2014, it was viewed nearly 200,000 times; and the time has come for us to record a course for brands who wish to leverage the power of affiliate marketing to promote their products (or se ...
Note from Geno Prussakov: Ladies and gentlemen, I am excited to welcome our newest guest blogger, Shane Barker. Below you may find his first AM Navigator post. Are you leveraging your influencer marketing efforts using the right social media platforms? Your choice of social network may depend largely on the type of audience you’re trying to reach.
The year’s fourth quarter is already here, and online marketers couldn’t be more excited. eMarketer predicts that this holiday season retail ecommerce with grow 17%, with ecommerce sales representing 10.7% of total holiday retail sales, and nearing $95 billion. Interestingly though, according to Market Track’s research, 27% percent of consumers plan to finish the bulk of the ...
Did you know that Heath & Beauty is one of the top 3 affiliate marketing categories out there [more here]? Over the years we set up, launched, and managed over a dozen of affiliate programs in this vertical; and today I am happy to announce the newest affiliate program we have set up (and are currently managing) — that of Michael Todd Beauty.
Note from Geno Prussakov: This is a guest blog post from Eric Nagel: Coupons are a necessary component for most e-commerce sites: The online coupon market is worth about $4 billion a year Majority of US Internet Users Will Redeem Digital Coupons So now that you’ve seen how important it is to offer your shoppers coupons for your e-commerce site, how do you get them listed on the big c.
Having traveled to 25 countries in the past 18 years, I do have quite a number of frequent flyer miles “under my belt.” With these, though, I also have quite some experience of unexpected travel complications (from damaged luggage to medical emergencies to whole trip cancellations). With time life taught me about the importance (and convenience) of insuring my travels.
Earlier this year, AM Navigator turned 10. We didn’t make noise around it, as our deeds have always spoken louder that any words. In the course of these years we launched and managed well over 100 affiliate programs across all of the world’s major affiliate networks (CJ, Rakuten, Pepperjam, ShareASale, AvantLink, Affiliate Window, Webgains, Commission Factory, etc).
Amazon.com is the planet’s biggest online store (whose 2015 revenue exceeded $100 Billion). Walmart, on the other hand, is the world’s largest company by revenue ($482.1 Billion in 2015) and also the globe’s largest corporate employer (third only to the U.S. Department of Defense and Chinese Army). Both of these remarkable businesses actively employ affiliate marketing to generate sales.
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens,” but every season is right to have a good cookie or cake! So, with pleasure, I bring you our sweet client, David’s Cookies. Started by a classically-trained French chef, David Liederman, the business not only has well over 200 stores globally, but also runs a thriving online storefront.
Yesterday, a post on the “podcasts all affiliate marketers should subscribe to” appeared on Forbes.com. It listed great podcasts, and I especially appreciated the author’s approach — one underscoring the multifacetedness of affiliate marketing and the consequent “need to be updated on what’s going on everywhere at all times.
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