Thanks to a wonderful suggestion from our annual ShareASale Think Tank held a few weeks ago in San Diego, we’ve created a Gift Cards Database. Merchants are able to upload specific creatives that direct consumers to specific landing pages designed to sell Gift Cards – a popular item this time of year! In similar form […]
Posts for retailers and merchants utilizing ShareASale including guides, alerts, tutorials and infographics.
Merchants who login can now report PPC Violations for ShareASale review. Please note that this process is seperate and independant from any action that a Merchant wishes to take on an individual affiliate. There are some instructions in there on how this report should be used, as well as the information that we will need, […]
For those awaiting news on the new PPC policy… Our plan is to begin the second stage on August 1st, where a method of reporting PPC abuse will be opened up to merchants. Remember, the first 30 days (roughly the month of August) will be a test period for this system which means that strikes […]
Well, we made up some new icons to help Merchants recruit affiliates into their affiliate programs on ShareASale… Please note that I am posting these here, but Merchants should download and host the images on their own site as this blog could move at anytime really. :)
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 […]
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 […]