From the monthly archives:

February 2012

Back in September 2011, I had to make a quick decision about what I needed to run my business, because I was forced to evacuate from my home, due to a nearby wildfire. Since I work from home, everything to do with my work is based there. Fortunately, I’ve been a little crazy about having […]

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We are expecting about 4,500 affiliate marketers at Affiliate Summit East 2012, taking place August 12-14, 2012 in New York City, and a whole bunch of those people will be going for free. There are a variety of ways to get a complimentary pass to Affiliate Summit, and since you’re surely a loyal reader of […]

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The monthly Affiliate Summit meetups are continually expanding to a long list of cities from month to month around the U.S. and Canada. These meetups are free, and they provide a chance to network with affiliate marketers in your local area, as well as to learn from a speaker. The format varies a little from […]

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There has been a lot of chatter about Pinterest and Skimlinks lately, but it seems much has been speculation and misinformation, so I figured it would be good to hear straight from Skimlinks. I asked Alicia Navarro, Founder & CEO of Skimlinks a few questions… How long were you working with Pinterest? Pinterest has been […]

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A common but critical question among advertisers is “what commission should I pay affiliates?” Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple answer, and implementing an effective commission structure requires careful consideration. 1. Consider the price of other online marketing options Compared to other media, the affiliate channel often stands out as a cost effective way of generating […]

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