5 Steps to Improve Affiliate Performance from 2013

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To start off 2014 properly, it is important to look at affiliate performance from 2013 and determine areas for improvement. As an industry, we are all aware of the 80/20 rule where 20% of affiliates in a program drive 80% of the revenue. As such, it is important to understand who those affiliates are what […]

#HowTo – How To Survive Holiday Travel

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I am sure I am not alone when I say I really hate traveling during the holiday season.  But I do love the end result of being around my family and friends who I see quite infrequently due to the distance between us.  As such, I have gotten to the point where I am pretty […]

#Q4Prep – What Agencies Need to do to Get Ready

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Q4 is one of the most crucial components to a merchants business goals.  This is the portion of the year that can in one fell swoop make or break a year.  It is important to remember that Q4 is simply the end of a long journey that is taken throughout the year. I have personally been […]

Lessons on Learning ShareASale

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One of the common points of concern from ShareASale clients is that they are afraid that they are missing something or are not learning things quickly.  As someone who has been around for 3 years, I continually learn new ways to utilize a report or tool.  I can honestly tell you that you are right […]

5 Habits of Successful Agencies

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I am often asked what separates one agency from another.  This distinction is not based solely on the names of their merchant programs, but instead directly reflects 5 key strategies employed by each. Develop strong and lasting affiliate relationships Agencies do this by employing various commission incentives (Bonuses, Commission Rules, Giveaways) They also are masters […]

Reports & Tools that Every Agency Should Use

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Earlier this month, I wrote a blog on how to become an agency in the ShareASale network.  Building on the concept of how to become a preferred network in our network, I wanted to point out today the reports and tools every agency should be using. By following this advice, you will be able to show […]

How to Become an Agency with ShareASale

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Last month, ShareASale exhibited at the Internet Retailer Conference in Chicago. As the Agency Relationship Manager at ShareASale, the most common question I personally answered was,“How can my agency work with ShareASale?”. As agencies typically manage a number of different Affiliate Programs for Retailers/Merchants, their needs can vary greatly from a single Merchant Program. Today […]

Best 3 Blogs That Help Me Most

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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”~Dr. Seuss I have been at ShareASale for three years.  In these three years, I have been responsible for providing some form of product support for ShareASale clients. As a part of that, I have […]

Best New Interface Updates

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During the month of the #Interface, the ShareASale team shared a new feature added to the interface each day.  I am sure you are completely enamored with all of those reports and new tools, but I am here to tell you that there’s yet even more interface updates. The first is a new report that is […]