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Here’s to Outstanding Partners in Performance Marketing

Looking back on 2016, many special moments with our friends, colleagues and clients stand out. Conferences, like Affiliate Summit West and East, Affiliate Management Days and Internet Summit, transcend learning and networking opportunities to be truly enjoyable experiences. These times are valuable on both professional and personal levels. Here are a few highlights of our 2016. Read More...
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2017 Challenges in Technology

It is the end of 2016 which was a good year for LinkConnector and our technology. So, it is time to look forward to 2017 and the technology challenges and opportunities it will present. Instead of simply taking a parochial view of LinkConnector’s technology, let's look at the technology challenges facing the performance marketing industry in the next year. Read More...
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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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Your Guide to API Integration

The LinkConnector API gives affiliates the ability to pull reporting, campaign, promotion, link and feed data related to their account. It can return data in CSV, JSON and XML formats, and supports many input parameters, which allow affiliates to filter the results based on only the data they desire. Integration with the LinkConnector API allows you to pull data into your platform to automate previously manual data aggregation tasks, track commissionable events and gain instant feedback on A/B testing, post new promotions as soon as they are available, and many other useful applications which can help to increase your commissions. Read More...
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Immediate Conversion Data at Your Fingertips

Receiving automatic and immediate notifications pertaining to your conversions is often times a ‘Wish List’ item for affiliates, most especially for affiliates specializing in paid search. Did you know that LinkConnector’s Conversion Pixel Plugin makes this possible? Here’s how… 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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2016 Dads & Grads Promotions

According to a 2015 Fundivo study, 75% of adults celebrate Father’s Day. The good news for online retailers and affiliates is that 32% of Father’s Day consumers will purchase gifts online. Keeping record high statistics in mind, LinkConnector has put together a categorized list of promisingly lucrative Dads & Grads campaigns for our affiliates to start promoting—and just in time for peak shopping dates.