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Shawn Collins

I decided many, many years ago that I was going to blog 7 days a week and have been doing it ever since. But tomorrow I am going to break the streak. It’s become a grind, and it’s just not fun anymore. The same goes for my podcast, 7 Minutes in Affiliate Heaven. This is […]

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Free Email Tracking

by Shawn Collins on August 28, 2014

HubSpot has a service called Signals that enables you to see who opens your email. Signals works with Gmail, Outlook for Windows, Salesforce, and Hubspot. I really like it, because I am regularly working in an environment governed by deadlines, and it’s essential for me to know whether my messages are getting to my contacts […]

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MarketingProfs and Impact Radius recently produced a whitepaper that highlights the use of big data in affiliate marketing. The whitepaper covers the legacy approach to affiliate data management, and why that approach is problematic, as well as the disruption of traditional affiliate analytics by big data. The whitepaper also includes 10 questions to evaluate the […]

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Two Tap is a new tool that enables affiliates to allow visitors to purchase products directly within their app or site. The way Two Tap works is that affiliates can enable a seamless real-time checkout experience for any product on any device in a branded environment. It’s free for retailers, but affiliates pay out 15% […]

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On the August 25, 2014 episode of 7 Minutes in Affiliate Heaven podcast (listen to 7 Minutes in Affiliate Heaven), I talked about dealing with shady companies that try to scam people, the pictures from Affiliate Summit East 2014, and the top sessions from the conference. I also covered videos of keynotes from the recent […]

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