Tip of the Day: Benefits of OPM’s

What is an OPM? OPM stands for Outsourced Program Management. These are specialized employees from agency partners who work with Merchants in Affiliate Networks to run their programs on a day-to-day basis. While the full spectrum of their services and processes vary, they will often handle tasks such as recruitment, banner uploading, newsletters, Merchant promotion, […]

The PDCA Process: How it Can Help You!

What is the PDCA Process? The PDCA Process is a four step management method that businesses use to continuously improve their products or processes. If you’ve ever taken a business course, you may have also heard it called the Deming Wheel.  The four steps are: PLAN – Lay out the objective(s) necessary to deliver results for […]

Tip of the Day: Holiday Center Program Boost

Let’s talk program boosts – aka more exposure! First up – Holiday Center Program Boost. To get started, log into the Program Boost center from your Merchant homepage. Below is the Program Boost page. From here, you can choose a number of different options to get your program better recognition, find easier ways to recruit […]

4 Quick Tips About Our Webinars

  ShareASale webinars have come a long way from their humble beginnings of basic interface training circa 2010. As the tools available inside our Merchant and Affiliate interfaces became more robust, so too did the questions. We have expanded our webinar schedule to offer more in-depth hour long “classes.” With this additional training, we focus on […]

Tip of the Day: Search Keyword Monitoring Tool

As a Merchant, you should be aware that you can set up rules for your Affiliates when it comes to Keyword Bidding. As the page defines it, if you have rules and regulations for your Affiliate Program concerning bid terms, trademark bidding, and more, then you will need to have those rules spelled out very clearly […]

Tip of the Day: Conference ROI

Conference season is coming up quick so it’s time to look at all the events you or your company will be attending in 2017. Whether you attend a small number of shows or are known as a trade show regular, it’s a good idea to measure the impact of each conference for your company. Determining […]

Tip of the Day: Cash Your Checks Within 90 Days!

Our most frequently asked questions often revolve around receiving payments. This makes sense, since making money is the reason why most people use affiliate marketing. Among these commonly asked payment questions is “How long will my check be valid from the issue date?” Always remember: Commission checks are valid for 90 Days from the issue […]

Create Strategies, Not Excuses!

Any Affiliate Program manager can attest to the fact that running a successful Merchant Program is sometimes hectic and stressful. However, they will also say it can be immensely rewarding, especially as you see Affiliate partners finding success and bringing new customers and sales. However, no one can simply stumble upon this success. It comes […]

Tip of the Day: Banner Performance Report

Merchants, have you ever been curious to see what one of your banners is performing the best over a specific time frame?  Do you know how easy it is to find the banner/text link/product link/coupon or deal making the most commissions for you? Let me introduce you to the Banner Performance Report! The report allows […]

#FunFriday: Shopping Holiday Highlights!

Wow, what a day Monday was! I hope everyone had a productive and successful weekend with their sales over Black Friday and especially, Cyber Monday. We had one of our more eventful days here at the ShareASale offices as everyone came back in from the holiday weekend with stories of their Thanksgivings and shopping trips […]