Affiliate Marketing News July 2015

August 2015 Affiliate News

July 31, 2015

How To Crank Your Productivity To CEO Levels  charlesngo.com

“I’m not writing this post to brag about how busy I am. I am writing it to let you know that I am 2x busier than ever, and have different challenges. It’s NOT as easy to get shit done when you’re always flying, and you have twice the number of employees to manage...”

Two Social Media Platforms You Should Be Using  – jorge-delgado.com

“Social media apps and sites popup with alarming frequency.  Also alarming, is the rate at which these platforms seem to overtake each other in traffic and popularity. …”

July 30, 2015

Hosting Company One.com Launches New Affiliate Program  virtual-strategy.com

“One.com is web hosting made easy. As one of the leading innovative web hosting provider in the world, its award-winning services have been qualified as “best value for money” several times...”

Affiliate Tenancy Explored  – performancein.com

“A tenancy deal is the purchase of advertising space on an affiliate’s website. In most cases, the tenancy deal will be in addition to the traditional CPA agreement…”

July 29, 2015

Amazon Announces New Launching Pad For Startups  entrepreneur.com

“This week Amazon unveiled a new program geared towards startups called Amazon Launchpad, which will help entrepreneurs “launch, market and distribute their products...”

Research By Fidelity Finds Emerging Affluents Lean Towards Online Advisors  – businesswire.com

“New Fidelity research finds that emerging affluent investors are nearly twice as likely as millionaires to find a new financial advisor through internet research and more likely than millionaires to find a new advisor through social media…”

July 28, 2015

How To Create A Podcast  affiliateblogonline.com

“We have been podcasting and boy do we love it. It’s something that we should have done many years ago, but neither of us really had the confidence to just get up their and ramble on which is something you kind of need the ability to do if you want to create a podcast...”

Payoneer And Teespring Team Up To Serve Entrepreneurs  – pressreleaserocket.net

“Payoneer Inc., a leading online payments company transforming the way businesses send and receive cross-border payments, has been selected to provide global mass payment services by Teespring, an e-commerce platform that makes it easy for anyone to create and sell high-quality custom products…”

July 27, 2015

Traits Of The Mentally Tough  entrepreneur.com

“We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.

Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it successfully…”

Affiliate Marketing Attribution  – practicalecommerce.com

“When it comes to ecommerce, this path may take multiple exposures across a variety of sources to capture consumer awareness. Further, once the consumer is interested, he will likely research across multiple third-party sites. For an ecommerce merchant to truly understand the impact of its marketing efforts, it has to be able to fully track and attribute sales…”

July 26, 2015

Affiliate Marketing Tools CheatSheet  affportal.net

“This resource sheet will provide with everything you need to start mastering affiliate marketing, all in one handy spot. Follow these URLs for everything you need to start winning with affiliate marketing...”

Five Ways To Earn Income Blogging  – business2community.com

“Although there are bloggers who are absolutely crushing it on the web, other bloggers wonder if it is even possible to make any money in the first place. When it comes to making money with their blogs, most bloggers are confused and try a variety of methods to boost their income…”

July 25, 2015

ShareFaith Launches New Affiliate Program  standardnewswire.com

“Sharefaith is excited to announce their brand new affiliate program, Sharefaith Rewards, for Christian bloggers and church websites alike. The new program is called Sharefaith Rewards. All interested bloggers and customers are eligible to apply for the program for free...”

Is Affiliate Marketing Due For An Overhaul? mediapost.com

“Affiliate marketing drives Web traffic and sales through performance-based rewards, but a new study suggests the industry might be long overdue for an overhaul. Some 52% of U.S. affiliate marketers say it takes longer for them to get paid these days, down to 41.3% elsewhere in the world…”

July 24, 2015

Free Internet Marketing Tools You NEED  tech.co

“‘Let’s face it, if you’re in business, you’re probably in the business of making money. As the old saying goes, sometimes you gotta spend money to make money; and that’s 100% correct, but there’s another great saying: “sometimes the best things in life are free’....”

Why Companies Love Online Marketing  linkedin.com

“Managing your own business is a challenge, perhaps more than it was all line interruptions decade ago. It is certainly the nature !! If you ever occur time-management problems, it may be appropriate to consider the time, outsourcing your online marketing campaigns end…”

July 23, 2015

Affiliate Marketing Finances  charlesngo.com

“A key component of business is resource management, and the most important resource is your cash.

We can all agree that understanding your finances is important, but affiliates are horrible when it comes to good financial practices...”

Affiliate Marketing Myths   iamattila.com

A simple infographic.

July 22, 2015

Evolve Media Focuses On Affluent Market  thedrum.com

Evolve Media has acquired Martini Media, adding to its portfolio the firm’s affluent lifestyle publications. Martini Media, whose publisher portfolio includes VentureBeat, Valet and SaveUR, will continue to operate largely as it already does with the added support from Evolve’s technology, assets and staff...”

Registration Opens For San Fran Marketing Summit   affiliatesummit.com

“The event will run from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the San Francisco Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf. The early bird rate to register is $59, and that will go up after August 14, 2015 to $99…”

July 21, 2015

TerraGo Launches New Affiliate Program  prweb.com

“TerraGo, a leading geospatial and GPS collaboration company, has launched a new partner program that will benefit GPS manufacturers, partners and ultimately the shared customers that deploy TerraGo Edge® combined with the industry’s most accurate and dependable GPS receivers…”

Jet.com Plans ‘Concierge’ Affiliate Marketing   blogs.wsj.com

“As Jet.com opens its doors Tuesday with a splashy membership-only retail site, it’s worth paying attention to a clever tactic the startup is using to help users save money and mitigate steep losses over the coming months….”

July 20, 2015

Five Ways To Build Online Trust  entrepreneur.com

“Trust is undeniably the most valuable aspect in a relationship. A blog or company site that’s trusted will receive more visitors, build an audience faster, develop a brand and possibly become more profitable. But trust has to be earned….”

Eleven Blogs You Should Be Checking Out  missyward.com

“As an entrepreneur, your appetite for knowledge is practically insatiable. But with so many resources to choose from, how do you identify those that are most useful?…”

July 19, 2015

Wanna Go Solo? Here Are The Tools You Need offervault.com

“Being a soloprenuer and/or freelancer has its own set of challenges.  Just like when my favorite superhero, Batman, decided to branch out on his own and start his own crime fighting business he needed the right gear to get the job done efficiently and effectively…”

TerraGo Launches New Affiliate Program  benzinga.com

“TerraGo, a leading geospatial and GPS collaboration company, has launched a new partner program that will benefit GPS manufacturers, partners and ultimately the shared customers that deploy TerraGo Edge® combined with the industry’s most accurate and dependable GPS receivers…”

July 18, 2015

4 Tips For eCommerce Site Success business2community.com

“Customer acquisition has always been and continues to be one of the greatest challenges facing any business of any size in practically any industry. It can be very difficult to target just the right people and it can be even more difficult to commit them to a sale. This is equally true with e-commerce sites as it is with more traditional brick-and-mortar businesses…”

eBay Enterprise Sold For $925 Million   citizensvoice.com

“EBay Inc.’s announcement Thursday it has entered into an agreement to sell eBay Enterprise for $925 million to private equity firms likely will lead to growth for a local company in downtown Wilkes-Barre, said local Internet marketing veteran Kris Jones...'”

July 17, 2015

How Laundrapp Turbocharged Their StartUp With Affiliate Marketing startups.co.uk

“It’s reported that 85% of downloaded apps are deleted before use. As such, it is difficult in the competitive app market to create a ‘valued’ app with high user engagement and longevity. The challenge was how to target customers to not only download the app but engage with it...”

What Is A Brand Ambassador Program?  tech.co

“When you have a trusted product and stellar customer service that that brings true value to your customers, word-of mouth happens naturally. However, while the average customer might recommend your product or service to a few family members or friends, he or she likely won’t take the extra time and effort to advocate and move the needle for your brand...'”

July 16, 2015

What Marketers Can Learn From H.E.N.R.Y. pressreleaserocket.net

“A new white paper from Unity Marketing uncovers the new demographic segment key to marketing success over the next ten years — the HENRYs. They are the high-earners-not-rich-yet customers with household incomes $100k-$249.9k that control some 40% of all consumer spending...”

Orbex Launches New Affiliate Program  forexcrunch.com

“Cyprus based forex broker Orbex launches a new innovative affiliate dashboard, expanding its B2B business that has been with us since 2010.

Here are more details from the official press release: ‘Orbex investment firm and an international forex broker has updated its Partners Area, bringing the new technology to affiliates from around the world…'”

July 15, 2015

What eCommerce Is Working For Mobile Today conversionvoodoo.com

“Mobile phone traffic to eCommerce websites has increased exponentially in the last few years. According to a Shopify study, when they looked at more than 100,000 eCommerce stores, they saw 50.3% of traffic coming from mobile (40.3% phones/10% tablets) and just 49.7% from computers...”

Affiliate Scaling Vs. Optimization  affplaybook.com

“Many affiliates mistakenly believe the way to get to $100/day, $1,000/day or even $10,000/day is through optimization only. This is simply not true.

I’m not saying optimization isn’t important..it’s VERY important. What I’m saying is you usually aren’t going to take a $10/day campaign and turn it into a $500/day campaign just by adjusting bids and split testing landing pages…”

July 14, 2015

Eleven Kick-Ass Free Tools To Launch Your StartUp entrepreneur.com

“There has never been a better time to start a company. Mobile proliferation has led to a world that is always connected. Moore’s Law is in full effect with computing faster and cheaper than ever before. There are endless free and useful products online that can help you launch and build your startup.…”

William Rothbard Knocks It Out Of The Park At Affiliate Summit West  satprnews.com

“Former Federal Trade Commission attorney, William Rothbard, recently presented valuable tips on avoiding FTC actions to attendees at premier affiliate marketing conference Affiliate Summit West. His presentation, entitled ‘Tips from an FTC Pro: How to be Smart and Avoid FTC Hell,’ first clarified the practices that would cause a business or individual to be targeted by the FTC — namely deceptive or unfair advertising…”

July 13, 2015

How To Create Viral Media Content lukepeerfly.com

“Over the past month I have been experimenting with a new viral media script that has exploded my incoming traffic from my Facebook Pages. I am always looking for ways to use and monetize all my Facebook Page traffic. For example, a few months ago I wrote about how I took a blog from 0 to 1,125,671 page views in a single month with the majority of that traffic coming from a few Facebook Pages…”

6 Figure Marketing Blueprint  viperchill.com

“Over the last few days I’ve been running a webinar which covers what I truly believe to be the best way to create a highly-profitable online business that you can be proud to own. What I forgot to remember is that there are around 6,000 people subscribed to ViperChill via feedburner email updates, which link to our RSS feed, and as I haven’t written a single blog post about our video series or webinar training, you’ve may have missed out on this free training…”

July 12, 2015

Ten Stupidly Simple List Building Tips offervault.com

“There are tons of easy ways to continue to grow or build your email marketing list back up.  As a marketer it is your job to infuse fresh contacts into your email campaigns that you can keep your numbers growing.  This is done with a little bit of ingenuity and time, not by purchasing or renting a list, as we discussed a few weeks back…”

How To Make Money With CPA Networks  business2community.com

“Click-Per-Action (CPA) networks provide some of the fastest and easiest ways for affiliate marketers to make big money online. Advertisers such as Netflix, eHarmony, Liberty Mutual Insurance or any other company are looking for new leads and are willing to pay for them. How much depends on the company and the offer, but generally about $10 to $20 per lead…”

July 11, 2015

Capital Index Launches New Affiliate Program casinocitytimes.com

“Capital Index, a Cyprus-based financial trading broker with a global focus, has announced the launch of its new affiliate programme with Income Access, a marketing and technology firm specializing in the financial trading and global gaming industries. Capital Index’s affiliate programme has now integrated with Income Access’ award-winning affiliate management software…”

What Affiliate Marketers Need To Know About Amazon Lawsuits  performinsider.com

“Amazon.com recently had a trademark lawsuit brought against it, saying that their search results can create ‘initial interest confusion.’  The case was won by the plaintiff initially, but the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has sent it back for another look because they found that ‘a jury could find that Amazon had created a likelihood of confusion...”

July 10, 2015

Has Karma Launches Offline Referral Program benzinga.com

“Has Karma, a Wisconsin based startup, is launching http://www.haskarma.com to let local, offline businesses create and run referral marketing programs that can get the same visibility online that internet affiliate programs have enjoyed for years…”

How To Jumpstart An Affiliate Marketing Program  imediaconnection.com

“Affiliate marketing programs that enlist third-party partners to promote offers and drive traffic boost the performance of digital advertising through the ability to definitively track ROI for those offers. Recognizing the benefit of these programs, marketers are increasing their affiliate spend. In fact, Forrester Research forecasts U.S. affiliate marketing spending will increase by a compounded annual growth rate of nearly 17 percent between 2011 and 2016, growing to $4.5 billion…”

July 9, 2015

The Often Murky World Of Social Media Influencers cio.com

“Marketing via “influencers” used to mostly mean professional athletes pitching expensive shoes or supermodels selling slick sports cars. Today, some brands put products in the hands of “Internet influencers,” many of whom have even larger audiences and more reach than the brands…”

Mobile App Marketing Strategies Roundtable  whatech.com

“You have an idea that can possibly change the face of the mobile app universe. But, how do you get it to the millions of users out there? How do you get it to stand out from a virtual sea of similar offerings by other, much prominent players?...”

July 8, 2015

How Startups Are Getting Help From Online Social Influencers economictimes.indiatimes.com

“With the explosion of startups, work assignments of Twitter and blog influencers have surged in recent times. Young Twitter influencers like Amit Panchal and Swati Kungwani and India’s top bloggers — Harsh Agrawal and Arvind Passey — have their hands full, trying to get a sense of the needs of startups…”

Mine Your Own Brain For Marketing Ideas  marketingland.com

“Ever feel like you’ve said everything there is to say about your area of expertise? I’ve been in the web marketing industry since 1998 and have written thousands of blog posts, countless tweets, multiple ebooks and even published a full length book on web marketing….”

July 7, 2015

How Becoming A Father Helped John Chow Make Money Online – johnchow.com

“There are very few events that are quite as life-changing as becoming a parent for the first time. You experience much more of a dramatic shift than when you move out for the first time, when you get your first job, or when you get married. Everything changes. And going through this experience with Adalynn (yes, she has her own blog) has strangely provided me with renewed perspective on the professional front too....”

A/B Split Testing 101  ppc.org

“Whether it’s for landing pages or measuring the success of your ad copy in pay per click marketing, A/B split testing is crucial to the longterm success of your ad campaigns. A simple switch of a word or color and your campaign conversions can quickly take a turn for the worse or better...”

July 6, 2015

Hot Tips To Get The Wow Factor In Your Marketing – dailyherald.com

“Newsletters still work. So do phone calls, face-to-face networking, referrals and advertising. But establishing the “wow!” factor that vaults your business a notch or two above the competition requires some outside-the-box approaches...”

The Seven Stages Of Affiliate Marketing  charlesgo.com

“I’ve helped many affiliates go from super newbies to super affiliates.

I’ve noticed everyone tends to go through the same path. I’m going to break down all the stages in the super affiliate journey. The benefit is you can identify where you’re at on the spectrum, and see what the main challenges are at each level.

Don’t worry if your evolution is going slower than others. Your goal should be to be better than you were last year, and to keep getting better…”

July 5, 2015

The Online Marketing Opportunity – bizcommunity.com

“Big corporates are having doubts about the switch from traditional, to digital marketing. This has left many corporates struggling to keep up with their loyal clients. If you don’t move with the times, believe me, you will be left alone wondering where everyone is…”

High-End Makeup Brush Manufacturer Launches Affiliate Program  pr.com

“Bdellium Tools brushes are expertly designed professional makeup tools. The large collection includes five unique and affordable brush lines: The Maestro, Studio, Travel, Bambu and SFX Series. Each brush is created using a balance of natural and/or synthetic hair to achieve the perfect amount of form and stiffness, compatible with the function each brush is designed to do...”

July 4, 2015

6 Pillars Of Online Marketing Success – entrepreneur.com

“Today, it’s easier than ever to start your own business. Anyone with a URL, a good product and a PayPal account can make a go of it. But if it’s easy for anybody, this also means it’s easy for everybody. The world of ecommerce is teeming with competition. So, how do you make your company and its products stand out? Here are six tips to help your small business succeed in today’s online marketplaces…”

How To Increase Your Affiliate Marketing Earnings  beforeitsnews.com

“If affiliate promotion is new to you, you know that having some tips on how to do this will help you tremendously in building your career. Here are some suggestions to launch you in the right direction for web marketing.

Only keep the affiliates that are extremely profitable, to make the most of your internet marketing. Review the performance of your affiliates regularly and thoroughly. Try to eliminate the worst affiliates to make room for new ones that will prove more profitable…”

July 3, 2015

Plastic Surgery Marketing Helping Doctors Succeed Online – digitaljournal.com

“Plastic Surgery Marketing exclusively caters to the industry for plastic surgeon marketing. At http://plasticsurgerymarketing.ninja you will be able to get a wide range of blogging, website development, search engine optimization, social media and article writing services…”

Opace Makes The Case For Infographics  journalism.co.uk

“Infographics have been around for a good few years now, so most people will have come across one at some point or other. They’re easily distinguished by their highly visual nature – a mixture of quirky graphics, attractive fonts and bright colours that capture people’s attention….”

July 2, 2015

Cigar Sense Inc. Launches New Affiliate Program – virtual-strategy.com

“Cigar Sense Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its Marketing Affiliate Program, a simple and lucrative feature principally designed for premium cigar retailers and digital publishers, but also easy to use in social media posts and emails. The Program provides for Cigar Sense Inc. to pay commissions to Affiliates for each new paying Member they refer. The package includes free unlimited access to all the Cigar Sense features, allowing Affiliates to familiarize themselves with the service and better promote it…”

Uber Announces Affiliate Program  techcrunch.com

“Uber wants its “Request A Ride” button in as many apps as possible, and it’s willing to pay to get there. Now developers will get $5 for every U.S.-based user they sign up for Uber through API integrations in their own apps. Map, restaurant, travel, and nightlife app developers might jump at the chance to add an extra revenue stream…”

July 1, 2015

How To Determine If There’s A Market For Your Idea – time.com

“When entrepreneur Everett Dickson made plans to take lessons in racing open-wheel cars at a school in Arizona, he ran into an awkward problem. As a user of smokeless tobacco—aka chewing tobacco—he needed a portable spittoon that he could take with him into the car. He could only find one model when he searched the internet, and it didn’t appeal to him. “It literally would open in your pocket,” he says….”

Arab Affiliate Summit Back For Another Year  zawya.com

“It’s “Arab Affiliate Summit 2015″, which is the first and only platform that revolves around the Affiliate Marketing industry in Middle East & North Africa region. The summit is targeted to Affiliates, Merchants, Agencies and supportive technologies…”

June 2015 Affiliate News Archive

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