News for Retailers and Merchants on ShareASale

Posts for retailers and merchants utilizing ShareASale including guides, alerts, tutorials and infographics.

Gen 7 Interface Update


Gen 7 Interface Update At long last, it has arrived! We are excited to introduce the latest Gen 7 interface update. We hope this redesign will provide a more enjoyable experience while performing your daily management tasks and help you access data and tools quickly and easily.   Here are some of the highlights you can […]

Merchants: Going to Affiliate Summit West?


You are? Great – Let us know who you are! ShareASale is a proud sponsor of Affiliate Summit and we are looking forward to packing our bags and heading over to Las Vegas for the largest Affiliate Marketing conference! It’s always a great show for us and if you are also planning on attending, I […]

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 […]

Save Time with Approval Rules


There may be certain criteria in an Affiliates application that would mean an immediate “yes” or immediate “no” for your decision-making process. With Application Approval Rules, you can save time on reviewing applications by having the system automatically apply or decline an incoming application. You can find the Approval Rules Tab in the AFFILIATES section […]

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 […]

Find New Affiliates with the Recruitment Tool


You can now access a database of  Affiliate contacts who are active on the ShareASale Network! We have hand-curated Affiliates based on categories or themes. From there you can sort and search for new prospective partners. Take me there! Here’s how it works: Here is an example of some of the categories you can search through […]

What to Look for in New Affiliate Applications


We advise Merchants to constantly be on the lookout for incoming applications. Whenever an Affiliate applies to your program, they often want to get up and running asap, so it is important to not let their applications sit unanswered for too long! Here are the top things to consider when looking at an Affiliate application: […]

Datafeed Optimization


So, you already have a Datafeed, huh? While your Datafeed may be up to date and set up properly, we urge you to examine the fields of information that you are sending. Many of our network tools pull information from the recommended (read: not required) fields so your Datafeed may not be as effective for Affiliates […]

How to Use Videos


The ShareASale Video Creative Tool allows both Merchants and Affiliates to upload video files that can be used as Affiliate links. If Merchants are setting up the video, they can add “cue points” inside the videos to display product information at relevant times during the video. Common video content ideas include: Product reviews Product demonstrations […]

Recruitment Best Practices Updated


Recruitment is going to be an important and ongoing part of your program management. In order to have a growing and vital affiliate program, you will want to be dedicating some time and resources to finding great potential affiliate partnerships. Below we have listed out some strategies to help you do just that. The strategies […]