From the monthly archives:

May 2013

On the May 28, 2013 episode of 7 Minutes in Affiliate Heaven podcast (listen to 7 Minutes in Affiliate Heaven), I talked about a way to go to Affiliate Summit East 2013 for free, affiliate marketing meetups, and a new AffStat affiliate marketing statistics report.

Affiliate Summit Meetup

I also mentioned a second hotel added for Affiliate Summit (first one sold out), last chance to propose an article for FeedFront magazine, and LinkTrust filing a patent on their email marketing technology. Read the full article →

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Post image for Affiliate Buzz #292 – Is Affiliate Marketing is Dead? No, The Google Affiliate Network Is Dead.

In this episode of Affiliate Buzz host, James Martell, talks with Matt Frary, the founder and CEO of Smarter Chaos, and Carolyn Kmet, the VP of Performance Marketing for All Inclusive Marketing about the surprise closure of the Google Affiliate Network.

Hear thoughts from the professionals about what’s next for internet marketers who relied on the Google program as a way to increase their bottom line. For example, Matt explains that instead of taking a tragic view of the situation to look for opportunity amidst the chaos.

Is Affiliate Marketing Dead?

This is a good question, and one that James and his guests tackle head-on. As Matt explains, people have tossed the questions around since 2000, any time that something implodes within the affiliate marketing world.

He goes on to share that while a loss like an industry giant like Google does leave a gaping hole, it is a prime example of why affiliate marketers should avoid hitching their advertising to one network. Some other things they discuss include: Read the full article →

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