Posts by JeannineC 14
Since Amazon’s severe commission cuts in April, literally tens of thousands of affiliates have joined the Awin affiliate network to find high-quality alternative merchant programs. At, we wanted to make the process easier, so we’ve created the Expedited Publisher Signup which makes joining Awin even easier. That way you can apply more quickly, get approved faster, and start pivoting away from Amazon to more profitable partners!We’ve also created the Automated Partners
If your site only contains Amazon affiliate links, you are probably in big trouble.Amazon announced huge commission cuts, effective April 21st. Here are the cuts:Furniture, Home, Home Improvement, Lawn & Garden, Pets Products, Pantry – was 8%, now 3%Headphones, Beauty, Musical Instruments, Business & Industrial Supplies – was 6%, now 3%Outdoors, Tools – was 5.5%, now 3%Grocery – was 5%, now 1%Sports – was 4.5%, now 3%Baby products – was 4.5%, now 3%He
September 16, 2019
Hard to believe it's been two years already. I love all the progress WA has made in that time, and look forward to continuing to serve the WA community.(This is me speaking at the Women in Travel Summit in Portland, ME this spring.)
Today Amazon announced record sales of $59.6 billion, "blowing away" all expectations. They made a fortune! also announced plans to further cut affiliate commissions, because they can. Guess they didn't want to share with people who helped them earn it.One smart publisher commented "I feel like a frog that's slowly being boiled so I don't jump out." She nailed it.Do you reall
Each affiliate network asks for a business name or account name as part of the application process. You are not Wealthy Affiliate, so don’t use that as your business name. Only Kyle and Carson can use Wealthy Affiliate because they are the only ones who can claim as their URL.Why does this matter?When a merchant reviews your application to join their program, they will review your site as part of the process. They will expect your business name to have something to do
The Business Strategy team at recently collected several important statistics about affiliate marketing that show just how much the industry is growing. There’s something for everyone in the list of 15. The complete post is available here.Here are some of the most important points for WA members: 1. Total affiliate marketing spend is growing rapidly. In 2016 US retailers spent $4.7 billion on affiliate marketing. By 2020, that’s expected to rise to $6.8 billion. 2. 81%
The folks at Affiliate Summit are offering free passes to Affiliate Summit West 2019! The event will take place at Paris Hotel in Las Vegas on January 6-8. ASW19 is a chance to meet with over 5,000 other affiliates, merchants and vendors to talk about affiliate marketing non-stop for 3 days! It’s a wonderful way to learn new strategies, identify new programs to promote, plus talk directly to companies like Viglink or Skimlinks. There are also numerous sessions each day, from roundtable
Singles Day is November 11th. Though this holiday originated in China, like Black Friday it is rapidly growing into a worldwide event. Merchants around the globe are now offering Singles Day deals to shopper hungry for a sale. Smart bloggers are taking advantage of this by highlighting this opportunity. Though there's little time this year to still promote Singles Day, consider adding this to your 2019 editorial calendar to take advantage of the huge retail that occurs in early November too.Her
I've just learned that I've been selected as a speaker for Affiliate Summit West 2019 (ASW19) in January in Las Vegas. I'm leading a panel entitled "The 7 Do's and 7 Don't of Affiliate Marketing."Affiliate Summit is a great place to meet merchants in person, so you can tell them how you are promoting their products on your site and tell them the needs you have to continue growing sales. There are also thousands of other bloggers there too. In fact I met my first WA member in person at Affiliate
September 15, 2018
Earned my Dedication Badge, now on to even bigger things.Wishing everyone tremendous success at WA, and if I can help anyone with how to work with affiliate networks, I'm always here for you!