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Affiliate Marketing News 2-16-2017
Thanks for checking out this week’s edition of affiliate marketing news roundup! I’ve collected some interesting and timely affiliate marketing news pieces and blog posts from around the interwebs.
The text that accompanies each article is a quote from the respective article/post.
As always, if you have an affiliate marketing news story that you’d like us to share, there is a submission link at the bottom of this post.
“If your firm offers marketing services, you’ve undoubtedly had clients ask you about influencer marketing and blogger engagement. They want to see bloggers talking about their brand and they want to know how you can help them make that happen.
But – how can you help them? This whole Influencer Marketing thing is new to you. Maybe you’ve thought about giving it a try but didn’t know where to start, let alone how much to charge your client or how to report results.
So – here it is, this is where to start! I’m here to walk you through the steps you need to take to say ‘Yes. We can help you with Influencer Marketing.’ ”
Source: Fresh Press Media
“Affiliate Summit Social Events take place in cities around the world and provide like-minded digital marketers an opportunity to build their professional network, exchange ideas and discuss business-related challenges and opportunities.
The next Affiliate Summit Social Event is taking place in Dublin, Ireland on Friday, July 21, 2017.”
Source: Affiliate Summit
“Time is running out to propose an article idea for issue 38 of FeedFront Magazine, which is coming out in April 2017.
This issue will be mailed in early April to tens of thousands of snail mail subscribers.
Got an idea for an article?
The deadline for article proposals is February 17, 2017.”
Source: Affiliate Summit
“We all know a sedentary lifestyle isn’t the healthiest but do you know the risks are associated with it? I’ll admit, after doing research for this post I took a break and went to the gym! I try my best to stay active, but there are even more small steps I can take to improve my health and prevent risks that come with a desk job..”
“All it takes is a bit of discipline, along with routines that will set you up for success. Here are the what and why of routines, along with 12 morning and evening routines you can implement to create more perfect days.”
“The year is 2017 and the days of punching your card in the wee hours of the morning, stiff polyester pantsuits, and distracting office chatter are nearing their long-awaited end! If you’re still sitting in a squeaky swivel chair under those migraine-inducing fluorescent lights, I have good news for you!
Today, businesses big and small are offering part AND full-time remote career opportunities; Schaaf-PartnerCentric is one of them! We are in great company with over 47,000 reputable enterprises such as Amazon, UnitedHealth Group, American Express and Adobe just to name a few.”
Source: Schaaf PartnerCentric
“After working closely with 50 of AvantLink’s top affiliates over the last year, we discovered that finding the right partnerships is not just about commission rates and cookie durations. Affiliates are looking for a better match.
Read on to learn what affiliates are dying to know about your program!”
“Websites are constantly compromised. You may not even think that your innocent blog or site that doesn’t contain any users’ credit card information has anything worth being hacked for. Nevertheless, hackers can easily turn your website into a malicious spy bot, manipulate your important online information, inject your content with toxic links, and even more. But, it’s not as scary as it sounds. You can avoid these scenarios and keep your website safe by taking a few easy steps. If you are uncertain over your HTTPS efforts, you can apply our easy-to-use check for ‘Non-Secure’ pages.”
“Welcome to another edition of The Affiliate Buzz, where affiliate marketers have been coming to be inspired, informed and motivated to succeed since way back in 2003. Arlene is away today, but James has two guests with him to discuss what affiliates and advertisers can do to save themselves from world of hurt from the FTC. by understanding the right way to disclose an Affiliate relationship.”
Source: James Martell
“What’s the easiest point of entry for a small merchant wanting to test the affiliate marketing channel? How much does the merchant have to put at risk?
Our agency wrestles with this question all of the time. We don’t want a small merchant to have to invest a ton of money into the channel just to find out it doesn’t work for them, but at the same time in order to test affiliate marketing you have to be willing to spend money. Our litmus test of whether or not a merchant is going to work in affiliate is dependent on how much they are spending in Social and Search Media”
“I am happy to announce the newest member of our Board of Directors, Jamie Birch, Founder/CEO of JEBCommerce.
Jamie in his own words from his BOD application:
I’ve been in affiliate marketing since 1999 as an affiliate, an in-house manager and running an agency. I’ve also managed multi-channel digital marketing campaigns for large corporations. This experience gives me unique insight into our industry, where we fit within the broader landscape and our unique challenges and opportunities. I’ve spoken at many major industry events and written for many of the leading industry rags. I have been involved with the PMA in committees and as a member since the inception of the organization. I’ve also been very involved in the nexus issue which continues to affect our industry. I believe my success in this field and my experience suits me well for this position.”
If you have an affiliate industry story to share, let us know!