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Affiliate Marketers for President

Over the next two weeks, we will be keeping a close eye on the revenue generated by LinkConnector merchants and affiliates, and what may be contributing to various spikes and drop offs in their numbers. Each Tuesday between now and the 8th of November, we will refresh our affiliate marketing electoral map with cumulative revenue data in the four weeks leading up to Election Day. The current map represents online revenue generated by LinkConnector merchants and affiliates between 10/10/16 and 10/23/16. Read More...

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Merchant Managers: Do You Understand Your Pixels?

Ensuring proper code implementation to prevent duplicate crediting across multiple networks may seem like basic account management knowledge, but that isn’t always the case. LinkConnector has observed that on average, 20% of affiliate events have multiple affiliate clicks involved in the same transaction – this can lead to a substantial leakage of marketing dollars covering the same conversion. Read More...

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Using LinkConnector Affiliate Links on Pinterest

Great news in the affiliate world—Pinterest, the world’s catalogue of ideas, is now allowing affiliate links! In February 2015, Pinterest was forced to ban affiliate links due to an overflow of spammers wreaking havoc on its system. Since then, Pinterest has drastically updated its spam detection system, and is once again allowing quality affiliates to promote. Read More...

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Cookie Survival: A New Standard

Typically, in the affiliate marketing industry, a contract between a merchant and affiliate can be changed with seven days notice. While it is good business ethics to provide such notice, isn’t it also good business ethics to honor all contract terms prior to said change?

LinkConnector has implemented a change to our Merchant Terms and Conditions to protect the investment an affiliate makes at the time of promotion of the merchant’s products or services.