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 […]

Black Friday + Cyber Monday Deals Database: Merchant Placement Opportunity


  Merchants, DEAL SUBMISSION IS NOW CLOSED! Please email for questions or more information.   ***Please note: This database will feature deals for specifically for Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend only. If you have a deal valid prior to 11/27 or after 11/30 please import those to our regular ShareASale Coupon & Deals Database. Thanks!   Don’t worry, […]

Are You Going to Affiliate Summit East?


Then let us know! ShareASale is a proud sponsor of Affiliate Summit and we are looking forward to heading to New York August 2 – 4 for the show. It’s always a great conference for us and if you are also planning on attending, I know you’ll feel the same way! We will be available […]

Presenting Your Best Self! Part 1 of 6: Program Bio


Welcome to the first of a 6 part blog series, “Presenting Your Best Self”.  This series will focus on different tools Merchants can use to be sure that they are always presenting their Affiliate Program in the best light. A great first impression will go a long way in gaining the trust and partnership of Affiliates. […]