1. We decided to launch a whole new look for our external website today – which we hope provides a much cleaner and streamlined look to those who are visiting ShareASale for the first time especially. We would really love to have any feedback on the new design so if you have any thoughts, please […]
News for Retailers and Merchants on ShareASale
Posts for retailers and merchants utilizing ShareASale including guides, alerts, tutorials and infographics.
All this talk about Cyber Monday … I’m here to hopefully provide some insight into real data on how the holiday shopping season is shaping up. Starting on the Friday following Thanksgiving, ShareASale noted a pretty steep incline in transactions taking place. How steep? Taking usual transaction volume averages for the previous few months – […]
As an affiliate, you can now preview and retrieve widget code for live use. Have fun!!! Click the yellow link under the “Get Links” menu titled “Get Widgets”….
Today is one of those fun days… I get to introduce a brand new product/feature of the ShareASale Network. As with everything new, it might take some time to build up – so we are opening it up to all of the Merchants on the network first, so that they have time to fill in […]
On Friday March 23rd we plan to release the new datafeed format to affiliates, with additional fields added to help everyone further work with these feeds. The current affiliate datafeed is: ProductID|Name|MerchantID|Merchant|Link|Thumbnail|BigImage|Price|RetailPrice |Category|SubCategory|Description|Custom1|Custom2|Custom3|Custom4|Custom5|La stUpdated|status The new order will be: ProductID|Name|MerchantID|Merchant|Link|Thumbnail|BigImage|Price|RetailPrice |Category|SubCategory|Description|Custom1|Custom2|Custom3|Custom4|Custom5|La stUpdated|status|manufacturer|partNumber|merchantCategory|merchantSubcategor y|shortDescription|ISBN|UPC Which means, the following 7 fields are being added to the end […]
I was recently asked a question on what I considered three top “Best Practices” to follow in managing an affiliate program… so I wanted to share my answers… What do you consider the top three best practices to be in managing an affiliate program? 1. Listening 2. Knowing where you are going 3. Awareness to […]
Back to the Merchant Interface for a day – we’ve updated the Merchant “Day-at-a-Glance” Report to add some helpful features for a merchant looking to get a quick glance at the day’s activities. Take a look at the last referred page, last agent, as well as a summary for each affiliate over the course of […]
Greetings! Happy Monday, and a President’s Day Holiday Monday at that… Hope that some of you are out on the traditional ski slopes… Me, I am here working on the interface update for the day… and here it is… A revamp of the “Datafeeds Available” page which includes, among other things… An “Inline” datafeed preview […]
Traffic! argh. Spent day in car. Merchants, upload mass banners: New record for shortest blog post. Have a good holiday weekend everyone!!
Merchant Interface today, as part 10 in the series – thanks to everyone for following along, we’ve had a great response to this :) I’m not trying to encourage any merchants to go out there and void a bunch of transactions, but the update today was designed to make that whole process a lot easier […]