We invite our customers, friends, family and competitors alike to jive with us (via Spotify) as we close out the 2015 calendar year listening to artists such as Louis Armstrong, Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Colbie Caillat, The Clef Hangers and countless others of varying musical genres.
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.
LinkConnector has been beta testing CPT for the last several months and expects to launch this summer. Once launched, affiliates will benefit from the increased conversions due to recognition of users who started a transaction on one platform and finished on another.
In February, VigLink and Bitly partnered to test out monetizing free Bitly links through the VigLink platform. During this test, any free Bitly link that points directly to a merchant site affiliated with VigLink is being monetized.
As you reflect on the successes and shortfalls of the past year and identify key strategies you want to integrate into your marketing plan in the new year, arm yourself with insights found in the 7th annual AffiliateBenchmarks Report. These recently released results are broken into four versions—Merchant (U.S.), Merchant (Global), Affiliate (U.S.), and Affiliate (Global).
Affiliate Management Days just wrapped in San Francisco last week. This two-day conference is a true gem for Affiliate Marketers on point to accelerate their programs with specific, proven, up-to-the-minute approaches and techniques. The food was great—the people top notch. An intimate setting of 200 or less attendees, AM Days goers network with marketing and program managers for Fortune 500 companies, marketing and technology experts, and some of the founding fathers of the Affiliate Marketing industry.
Just over a decade ago, longtime business partners and friends, Choots Humphries and Ernie St. Gelais, put their heads together and created an Affiliate Marketing Network that would focus its efforts on creating innovative industry technologies. The two sold their company, DotCom Corporation, a multi-million dollar business that had been profitable since its inception in 1999, and together they created LinkConnector.
Today LinkConnector publicly announced a well-deserved promotion for one of its key team members, Tara McCommons. With over 18 years of relevant sales management experience, Tara sets the stage for LC’s rapid growth. As VP of Sales and Marketing, Tara and her team will play a pivotal role in identifying new merchant and affiliate opportunities to continually expand the LinkConnector Network, while also taking a hands-on approach to optimize existing merchant and affiliate relationships.