Affiliate Marketing

The affiliate marketing category contains all posts from related to affiliate marketing and performance marketing.

I cover:

Affiliate Marketing Tips
Affiliate Marketing News
Affiliate Marketing Conferences
Affiliate Marketing Books
Affiliate Marketing Related Legislation

Below are my most current affiliate marketing related posts:


“Affiliate Marketing Was Made For Bloggers” – Missy Ward

I’ve been saying that since 2005. And today, with more and more bloggers capitalizing on their passion by accepting paid posts, it couldn’t be more true today than it was then.

Unfortunately, whether PR agencies “hire” bloggers for product promotion and ambassadorships, in-bound links, or as a way to build Facebook and Twitter followings, they are getting absolute bottom dollar pricing on brilliant native advertising and content they don’t even need to create themselves. In addition, bloggers are constantly telling me that the “requirements” on reviews and sponsored posts are growing as marketers become even more aggressive in their outreach efforts.

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Missy Ward and I created Affiliate Summit from scratch back in 2003, and have constantly evolved the company to do our best to make it the most productive and fun conference that it can be for the attendees.

So, it’s more than a little frustrating when I see a constant stream of domains registered in various countries with the Affiliate Summit name in them.

The latest, lazy, unimaginative hacks claim there is nothing wrong, because our brand is a generic name.

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The Meet Market for Affiliate Summit East 2014 sold out last week, and there is a big waitlist to get a table in the event of any cancellations.

The bad news is that we rarely see companies cancel Meet Market tables, so if you don’t have a table now, you’re not likely to get one for this August in NYC.

However, we have some good news.

We were able to carve out some space in the exhibit hall for tables that will be open for the hours of the exhibit hall on both the Monday and Tuesday of the conference.

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Since I wrote “Urgent! Calling ALL Florida Affiliate Marketers“, I’ve been answering lots of questions regarding how Internet Sales Tax is going to affect us here in Florida.

Great conversations and explanations about this topic are also happening in our PMA Coalition in Florida Facebook Group.

But, I’ve also been asked if this “Internet Sales Tax” issue is really a threat to affiliate marketing.

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