Rockstar Affiliate: Natalie Slater of


  Rockstar Affiliate: Natalie Slater of Natalie Slater, a native Chicagoan and ShareASale affiliate, is the mastermind behind the cult vegan blog, Bake and Destroy. The blog is an extremely popular cooking and baking site featuring recipes, chef interviews, contests, reviews and giveaways.  Due to her blog’s success, she has appeared on several TV shows […]

Rockstar Affiliate: Sunshine Rewards


1. What is your elevator pitch – briefly stated, who is Sunshine Rewards? Sunshine Rewards is a cash back and coupon community. We focus on not only finding deals for our members but keeping them active on the site with surveys, contests, and product reviews. 2. How long has Sunshine Rewards been in business? It’s […]

Introducing the Rockstar Affiliate Series!


We are so excited to be bringing you our newest series – Rockstar Affiliate! Rockstar wha? AFFILIATE! You know how you are at your desk asking questions like:“Who are these affiliates?”“What do they do?”“How do I find out more about the Affiliates on ShareASale?” Boy, do we have answers for you! So much promotion is […]

Rockstar Affiliate: Budget Savvy Bride


1. What is your elevator pitch – briefly stated, who is TheBudgetSavvyBride? The Budget Savvy Bride is a wedding blog that helps couples plan beautiful weddings on a budget. We offer advice, tips, projects and resources to help couples save money on their big day in a practical and achievable way. 2. How long has […]

Affiliate Applications – What to Look For!


As you see Affiliate applications roll in, you may be left wondering, “what should I be looking for?” Combing through these applications and deciding which Affiliates are the best fit for your program might seem a bit overwhelming at times – especially considering that new programs may receive, on average, 80 new applications a month! […]

Recruiting the Right Affiliates


Affiliate recruitment is one of the most important aspects that will contribute to the growth and success of a Merchant Program. Success comes not with how many Affiliates you can recruit, but with how many quality Affiliates you build a relationship with. When a program is just starting out, the prospect of taking on recruitment […]

Get Your Program Application Noticed


Once an Affiliate is accepted onto ShareASale, they are able to browse through our list of over 4,000 Merchants Programs. Once a Merchant has been identified as a good fit, the Affiliate sends an application to join which serves as their introduction and first impression. A typical Merchant receives many applications daily so it’s important that […]

Affiliate Outreach: Build Better Newsletters


We often hear, “How can I keep my Affiliates engaged and active in the program?” Answer: Keep them in the loop! The old adage is true: communication is key. Utilize the newsletter tool to maintain consistent communication with your Affiliates. The key is to keep your newsletter relevant, feeling fresh and concise. Your efforts will […]

Merchants – 5 Ways to Make Your Program Stand Out


Affiliate programs are plentiful and the program manager’s goal is to get their program in front of the best affiliates. The competition can be stiff, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. In fact, quite the opposite is true. There are many ways affiliate managers can draw attention to their program to help it stand out […]

Tip of the Day: Newsletter Macros


Using macros in your Affiliates newsletters is a great way to speed up the process of finding and inserting content. There are many macros to choose from that will automatically place specific Affiliate information into the newsletter when used – even when sent to multiple recipients. Common Macros are !!FIRSTNAME!! !!WEBSITE!! !!EMAIL!!, but we also […]