From the monthly archives:

August 2009

Times are tough. There is no escaping the fact that our industry is not immune to the high unemployment rates and falling consumer spending. It is affecting all of us and merchants may need to adjust their programs due to the changing landscape; sometimes even just to keep them open to affiliates. As Greek philosopher […]


During the past two decades, affiliate marketing has quietly grown into a multibillion dollar industry, with projected 13 percent year-over-year increases through 2012 ; making it one of online advertising’s fastest growing segments. As the industry matures and the stakes get higher, issues of quality weigh heavily on affiliates and merchants alike. What kinds of […]


If you’ve spent any time at, you’ve probably come across “turbolapp”, one of the moderators and active members on the forum. Outside of Wicked Fire, “turbolapp” is a Texas-based affiliate marketer named Lauren who works while walking on a treadmill, which she has dubbed the ” Turbostation.” FeedFront’s Co-Editor-in-Chief, Shawn Collins, recently talked with […]


Have you ever wondered what makes an excellent affiliate program manager? What characteristics should one strive to possess to succeed in this capacity? In the course of over twenty-five years two luminaries of the organizational leadership, James Kouzes and Berry Posner, have been studying the characteristics of admired leaders. One of the methods they used […]


Affiliate marketing is all about people and relationships. Some critics say that is a problem when trying to scale. But many affiliate marketers are crunching numbers on a different kind of scale these days. They’re getting into affiliate fatblogging, where they chronicle efforts about healthier living and weight loss on their blogs. Here are some […]