Affiliate Marketing Industry News Roundup 1-17-2018

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Affiliate Marketing News 1-17-2018

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.


Office Memes to Brighten Your Day

“Sometimes you need a bit of humor to help get you through the day. Take a quick break from your busy day to laugh at these office memes. Don’t forget to share with your work buddies who could use a chuckle!”


Source: FMTC


DreamCloud Opens Mattress Industry’s Highest-Paying Affiliate Program

“Managed exclusively by AM Navigator, and designed to present the most rewarding affiliate program in the mattress space, the DreamCloud affiliate program is now available through ShareASale offering payouts up to $200.00 per referred sale within as long as 365 days since the click on the affiliate link. The program is also celebrating the launch by offering a $1000 bonus to affiliates who join the program, and refer 10 sales within the first 30 days of acceptance into the program.”


Source: CISION PRWeb


Pepperjam Names Matt Gilbert as CEO

“‘Gilbert’s experience scaling data-driven digital marketing businesses, combined with a deep passion for teaching clients how to leverage data and technology to maximize marketing effectiveness, made him the ideal choice to lead Pepperjam into the future,’ said Stephen Davis, Chairman of the Board for Pepperjam.”


Source: Digital Journal


Tips & Tricks on Hiring Contractors

“At some point in your career, you’ll realize you can’t, or shouldn’t, do everything. Maybe you have a job in front of you, but are lacking the skills to complete it. Or maybe you can do the job, but your time is better spent elsewhere.

This is where contractors are useful. But hiring your first (or 20th) contractor can be scary: get it wrong and you’ve wasted time and money. Here are some tips for hiring the right person:”


Source: FeedFront


Top 10 Outperform Podcast Episodes from 2017

“As we mentioned in our Year In Review post, 2017 was the year we launched Outperform, Acceleration Partners’ first podcast. And we are so glad we did!

In addition to it being a way for our team members to share their industry expertise and personal insights, it’s also made it possible for us to showcase the deep and vast knowledge of so many incredible high-performing people – individuals who truly value finding better ways to approach business, relationships, problem-solving, work, marketing, health and wellness, management, partnerships and life in general.

With that in mind, here are the top 10 Outperform podcast episodes from 2017:”


Source: Acceleration Partners


FERC Declaratory Order Creates Uncertainty for Marketing Affiliates

“Requests for clarification and/or rehearing filed on December 22, 2017, signal that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the ‘Commission’) will have an opportunity to revisit its order issued on November 22, 2017 (‘Declaratory Order’), which appears on its face to prohibit certain marketing affiliate transactions.”


Source: mondaq


What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Players like Google / Walmart Teaming Up Against Amazon’s Reign

“In light of the Google-Walmart and Amazon-Whole Foods partnerships – many entrepreneurs are scared for the wrong reasons. For some, these moves will light a fire under brand marketers’ feet to finally get their ‘Amazon Strategy’ in place, albeit five-years too late. For others, a new e-commerce channel via voice search will muddle an already incredibly complicated marketing and sales technology stack. However, these concerns overshadow a larger challenge somehow overlooked by many – the need to overhaul and update a brand’s business model.”


Source: MTA


Untangling the Media Morass

“As marketers face increasing pressure to improve performance and make data-driven decisions, they’re running up against recurring obstacles as they try to gain a better understanding of their business. With marketers trying to get a better grip on their data, one of the most common challenges they face revolves around aggregating and integrating data across different channel-specific marketing systems.”


Source: Impact Radius


The 2018-2023 Outlook for Affiliate Marketing Services

“The The 2018-2023 World Outlook for Affiliate Marketing Services Report has been published. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of industries from Advertising and Marketing, Business, Business and Finance Markets.”




Values, Predictions & Strategies from OPM Heavyweights

“The Affiliate Summit West conference (#ASW18) kicked off Sunday morning where over 6,000 digital marketers from over 70 countries gathered at Paris Las Vegas Hotel to talk #performancemarketing. At 4:00 pm, LinkConnector’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Tara McCommons (@TaraMcCommons), moderated the panel session, Values, Predictions & Strategies from OPM Heavyweights. Four industry-acclaimed OPMs shared the floor: Sarah Bundy of All Inclusive Marketing; Jennifer Ward of ebove & beyond; Mike Nunez of and Jamie Birch of JEBCommerce.

These award-winning Founders & CEOs shared challenges, lessons and rich insights into how they’ve pushed the boundaries in an ever-evolving performance marketing industry. Below are a few Q & A highlights.”


Source: linkconnector BLOG


Submit Your Affiliate Summit East 2018 Speaking Proposal

“The submission deadline is March 23, 2018.

The speaker submissions are chosen based on the following:

-Voting scores and comments by the Affiliate Summit Advisory Board (including Affiliate Summit Co-CEOs Missy Ward and Shawn Collins).
-Past session feedback if you previously spoke at an Affiliate Summit.
-Meeting speaker deadlines if you previously spoke at an Affiliate Summit.”


Source: FeedFront



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