Best Practices

With each series post, we will bring you quick tips and pointers for specific areas and aspects of managing your affiliate program on ShareASale. Included will also be our handy PDF print-off which you can use to build your own reference library.

Stay tuned for our latest additions to the Best Practices Series.

ShareASale’s 2014 Gift Guides: 30 Days of Content Ideas for Merchants and Affiliates!

Welcome to our 2014 edition of the Gift Guides. As we begin the push … more

Banner Ads Your Affiliates Actually Want to See

You may recall a Blog Post written not too long ago that is a part of … more

Increase Quality Sales Through Attribution: A How To Guide

As a Merchant, you want to make sure that you are rewarding the right … more

Best Practices for Creating A Custom Link

Whether it is a specific category, product, or promotion page on a … more

Merchants: Coupons & Deals Database Best Practices

If you are a merchant who would like to provide coupons or deals to your … more

New Merchant? 10 Basic Things to do NOW!

Affiliate Marketing is about building relationships. While building … more

Product Datafeed Best Practices

If you work as an Affiliate Manager for a retailer on ShareASale, you've … more

5 Steps to Improve Affiliate Performance from 2013

To start off 2014 properly, it is important to look at affiliate … more

#HowTo – Setup Future Promotions

  As the end of this year approaches and you are thinking … more

#HowTo – How To Negotiate A Better Commission Rate as an Affiliate

Bloggers and Affiliate Marketers, both those who are experienced and … more

#HowTo – How to Value your Blog for Sponsored Posts

Bloggers are in high demand in the Affiliate Marketing space.    Read … more

#Q4Prep – What Agencies Need to do to Get Ready

Q4 is one of the most crucial components to a merchants business goals. … more

5 Habits of Successful Agencies

I am often asked what separates one agency from another.  This … more

Reports & Tools that Every Agency Should Use

Earlier this month, I wrote a blog on how to become an agency in the … more

How to Become an Agency with ShareASale

Last month, ShareASale exhibited at the Internet Retailer Conference in … more

Building A Product-Based Blog Post with Datafeeds

Earlier this month, Emilee discussed the Building Blocks for Compelling … more

Best Way to Integrate Affiliate Links in Social Media

License Plate Links! License Plate Links are basically shortened … more

Best Practices Series: Affiliate Application Review

As you see affiliate applications roll in, merchants may be left … more

Exciting New Changes with the Agency Login Portal

“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” … more

Best Practices Series: Recruitment

Today we talk about one of the most important aspects that will … more

Best Practices Series: Featured Programs

Best Practices - Featured Placements What is a Featured … more