Posts by JeannineC 18
Merchants take the time to send emails to their publishers. Will you take the time to read what they send you? It’s a great place to get ideas for posts!I received a couple dozen of those merchant emails today, and learned the following:Grammarly.comToday they shared information about five skills to improve your English vocabulary. These tips could easily be turned into a post – or two – by a good writer. All of this information came to me for free.HalloweenCostumes.comI had n
I am very proud to announce that I was elected to a seat on the Board of Directors of the Performance Marketing Association. My term runs from January, 2021 – December, 2022.The Performance Marketing Association, PMA for short, is a non-profit trade association that was founded in 2008. As the trade association focusing on performance marketing, the goals are:To promote the growth of the industryHelp model standards and best-practices for the industryAdvocate on behalf of the businesses t
WA Family, I’d appreciate your help!I’m writing today to ask for a favor. Awin has been honored by the International Performance Marketing Awards with nominations for their two top awards – Best Affiliate Network and Best Team in Performance Marketing. But for us to win, we need your help – we need your vote.Can you please take a couple minutes now to vote for Awin? I would sure appreciate it! Voting ends tonight, so time is of the essence.Also, please use your company e
I’m so excited that Commission Factory, @Commfac, has added hundreds of programs to the Affiliate Programs tab on WA. Commission Factory is part of Awin’s global affiliate network, serving the Asia Pacific region including Australia and New Zealand. Commission Factory works with many of the most recognized brands for that part of the world. I’ve had so many WA members based in Australia and the south Pacific ask me about how they can work with Awin programs – now, thanks
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%