Affiliate Resources

  • How to Achieve Inbox Zero

    … to keep, but don’t need to read as they come in. For instance, when we are accepting speaker proposals for Affiliate Summit conferences, we do not review them until after the deadline, so this large volume of emails are all archived until that point. Create a Task When an email comes in that requires more than a quick response, I will turn…

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.comin Affiliate How To's- 16 readers -
  • Is Your Business Planted or Buried?

    I was chatting with some people at a recent conference about the origins of Affiliate Summit, and they were surprised to hear that we started with nothing, but some passion and ideas. Our initial investment was literally the domain registration. The rest was a matter of using our hosting and email accounts, calling in favors, and making things up as we went along.

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.com- 17 readers -
  • Dress for the Job You Want

    … basketball coach by the time I reached my office. In 1997, I left the magazine world for my first dot com startup job at a place called Medsite.com. This was also my first affiliate manager position. It was one of those open lofts where employees were encouraged to be creative in their marketing efforts. That was good, because I had never had a marketing…

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.comin Affiliate- 11 readers -
  • It’s Not Show Business, It’s Show Friends

    … sentiment at the core. Personally, I prefer show friends over show business, and I was reminded of this when I became part of a string of nearly 200 emails, started by Jim Kukral on August 10, 2010, with the subject, “Affiliate Super Friends.” Jim sent that initial email to ask a couple dozen marketing friends to help spread the word about…

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.comin Affiliate- 17 readers -
  • Strengthen Your Q4 Site Offense

    You are heading towards the fourth quarter with a game plan, and things are going right so far, but are you prepared to call an audible if need be? Just like in football, you’ll sometimes have to call a substitute play in business to adjust to sudden changes that you see. It’s not ideal to have to switch things up to react to external events, but if you are prepared, you can ...

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  • Steve Hall on JetBlue, Friday Night Lights, and Cape Cod

    … Steve Hall, conference photographer and the guy behind AdRants, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. I wanted to learn more about the real Steve, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. Steve Hall on JetBlue, Friday Night Lights, and Cape…

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.comin Affiliate- 15 readers -
  • 8 Ways to Travel Easier

    …. Get a collapsible water bottle and fill it up after security. When you’ve finished it, either try and get more water on the flight, or dry and collapse your bottle. Travel is a whole lot more fun when you prepare well. Have a safe and fun trip. The post, 8 Ways to Travel Easier by Shawn Collins, was originally published on the Affiliate Marketing Blog. …

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.comin Affiliate- 16 readers -
  • Jen Goode on Big Hair, Penguins, and Designing with Donuts

    … Jen Goode, who is the Doodler in Charge at JGoode Designs, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. I wanted to learn more about the real Jen, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews. Jen Goode on Big Hair, Penguins, and Designing with Donuts.Click…

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.comin Affiliate- 12 readers -
  • Six Degrees of Affiliate Summit and the POTUS

    … Folks who have attended Affiliate Summit keynote addresses over the years have been close to Presidents of the United States in a Six Degrees of Separation sort of way. Randal Pinkett met President Trump, as he was the winner of season four of The Apprentice. Cory Booker, Ntiedo (NT) Etuk, Frank Luntz, and Peter Shankman have met President…

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.comin Affiliate- 10 readers -
  • Richard Young on Stage Acting, Jimmy Buffett, and Homeschooling

    … Richard Young, who is the Vice President, Advertising at ArcaMax Publishing, Inc., joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. I wanted to learn more about the real Richard, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. Richard Young on Stage Acting, Jimmy…

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  • Jen Myers Ward on Fantasy Football, Eric Church, and CrossFit Socks

    … Jen Myers Ward, who is the CEO of ebove & beyond, inc., joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. I wanted to learn more about the real Jen, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews. Jen Myers Ward on Fantasy Football, Eric Church, and CrossFit…

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.com- 11 readers -
  • Networking Tips for Introverts at Conferences

    … speakers don’t like speaking, either. They still get nervous. But it’s great exposure, plus it results in people seeking you out. Come on out and network in your way, introverts. Try these strategies to make your next conference the most productive time it can be for you. The post, Networking Tips for Introverts at Conferences by Shawn Collins, was originally published on the Affiliate Marketing Blog. …

    Shawn Collins/ affiliatetip.comin Affiliate- 11 readers -
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