Affiliate News Roundup 9/5/13


We’ve “clipped” out some interesting articles pertaining to the affiliate industry this week about search engine optimization, advice for affiliates and conferences to attend. Enjoy!

Now we can’t say that they never asked! Google is inviting small business owners to tell them why they think that their pages should rank higher. The search super giant isn’t promising higher rankings for those who submit their arguments, but they are promising to listen… and well, what more could we ask for? Read more over at ClickZ: Why Google Wants to Know About Small Websites That Aren’t Ranking Well.

If you want better search ranking for your local business, Search Engine Land offers a great way to start:  How To Create Your Local SEO Roadmap Through Research, Benchmarking & Tracking.

ShareASale has published a plethora of new #LessonsLearned blog posts from top affiliates, legend award winners and industry leaders.  Get great advice from the likes of Shawn Collins, Missy Ward, Tricia Meyer, Tim Storm, Todd Farmer, Kristen Gajda and more.

Also this month, ShareASale is publishing a #Q4Prep blog series with new posts everyday that include 30 gift guides, 10 blog posts every blogger needs, checklists, shipping schedules and more.

And have you applied to attend ShareASale’s Think Tank to be held in Denver next month?

Speaking of affiliate conferences, the FMTC team will be attending CJ University in Santa Barbara next week.  Stop by the Expo on Tuesday, September 10th between 1:00pm and 5:00pm to find out how we can help you!

Plus it’s already time to think ahead to Affiliate Summit West 2014 to be held in Las Vegas in January 2014.  Vote for the speaker proposals of the sessions you’d like to see while there. Voting ends 9/13/13.

Until next week, live long and prosper.

By Kim Rowley

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