Tip of the Day: Benefits of OPM’s

What is an OPM? OPM stands for Outsourced Program Management. These are specialized employees from agency partners who work with Merchants in Affiliate Networks to run their programs on a day-to-day basis. While the full spectrum of their services and processes vary, they will often handle tasks such as recruitment, banner uploading, newsletters, Merchant promotion, […]

Tip of the Day: Best Selling Products

Do you have a “trending products” section on your website? Are you trying to blow out inventory during a liquidation sale?  Use ShareASale creatives to reflect the merchandising strategy that you are implementing on your actual website. Feature products that you are highlighting on the homepage or in email promotions to your customers. This will […]

2016 Tip of the Day Roundup

Get quick tips on Affiliate Marketing, Content Marketing and Blogging from ShareASale! The internet and the Affiliate Marketing industry is ever changing. With so much stay up-to-date on and new things to learn, it can difficult to decide on where to start. Our “Tip of the Day” series is a great source for little snippets […]

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 […]

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: […]

Tip of the Day: Banner Performance Report

Merchants, have you ever been curious to see what one of your banners is performing the best over a specific time frame?  Do you know how easy it is to find the banner/text link/product link/coupon or deal making the most commissions for you? Let me introduce you to the Banner Performance Report! The report allows […]

Rockstar Affiliate Series

Our Rockstar Affiliates series highlights various Affiliate accounts on the Network.  The goal is to show our Merchants how diverse the Affiliate space is and offer a glimpse at some of the unique sites that Affiliates have developed in an effort to better promote you!  Throughout the series, you will see a brief interview / questionnaire from […]

[Whitepaper] Your Guide to Create a 12-Month Newsletter Calendar

We often hear, “How can I keep my Affiliates engaged and active in the program?” Answer: Keep them in the loop! The old saying is true: communication is key. We always direct Merchants toward the newsletter tool to maintain consistent communication with your Affiliates. But perhaps before you start sending out emails left and right, you should build a […]

The Ultimate Black Friday + Cyber Monday Guide for Merchants – Part III

Undoubtedly, you’ve spent hours planning and setting up for the Q4 craze.  Don’t just set it up and then  leave it.  Make sure to evaluate and look at some reporting so that you know what to do next year!  What worked and what didn’t work?  Figure it out! While each Merchant program is different and […]

The Ultimate Black Friday + Cyber Monday Guide for Merchants – Part II

This season, especially Black Friday and Cyber Monday, are all about the deals. We know that you got them, so input them into our database so that the Affiliates know about them too!  Make your deals competitive, creative and irresistible!  Above all, don’t forget to add them to our Deals Database: Black Friday/Cyber Monday Edition. […]