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mThink Interview: Riding or Missing the Q4 Wave

mThink Blue Ribbon Panel Member, Jackie Bates, recently sat down with Revenue to discuss current trends in performance marketing. Here, we shine a light on Q4 strategy for merchants and two other trending topics.

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Put yourself in the position of a clothing or cosmetics advertiser CMO coming into the holiday season.

What are the main points of your plan for the next four months?
By how much should your media budget increase?                                                                                                                                                                                            What kind of return should you expect? Read More

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Technology Insights from Industry Leaders at ASE17 Panel Session

LinkConnector’s CTO, Ernie St. Gelais was one of 5 industry executive panelists in an Affiliate Summit East session moderated this week by industry expert Jamie Birch, Founder of JEBCommerce a leading affiliate marketing agency, and titled Technology Will Save Us from All Our Affiliate Ills. In addition to Ernie, the panelists included Scott Chaplin of AvantLink, Todd Crawford of Impact Radius, Michael Jones of Pepperjam and Brian Littleton of ShareASale. Read More

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5 Steps to Improving Your Affiliate Program

Tara McCommons took the stage on day one of Affiliate Management Days, to ignite conversation around key strategies that have fueled affiliate program growth for online retailers of all shapes and sizes. Tara illustrated her five-step approach using key stats and live examples—ultimately guiding her audience of affiliate managers and digital strategists down the path to a better affiliate program. Here’s a quick recap. Read More...

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Are you a Major League Player?

As affiliate marketers, we are hustlers. Pivoting our strategies around industry shifts and wearing multiple hats while keeping our eye on the ball(s) has become common practice, and how we thrive. Just as in baseball, there are players in our industry that outperform others—those that are called up to the major leagues and (sometimes unknowingly) manifest themselves as mentors for others to learn from. Read More...

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Recapping Affiliate Summit West 2017

Affiliate Summit West 2017 is all said and done, the events of which can be relived through #ASW17. Twitter, Instagram and Facebook all attest to the phenomenal networking, educational sessions, collaborative meetings, industry parties and extravagant exhibit halls that the biggest conference in our industry boasts. With Las Vegas as the backdrop and 6,000+ marketers in attendance at the Paris Hotel, the opportunities presented by this ever-growing trade show are second to none.

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Viral and Social Marketing | Live from Las Vegas

On day two of Affiliate Summit West 2017, two industry veterans shared their expertise in the navigating the widening world of viral and social marketing. LinkConnector’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Tara McCommons, and Nick Andrews, CEO and Founder of Revitrage led ASW17 Session 12D, Viral & Social Marketing, where they took an in-depth look at this topic.