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5 Must Have Actions for Affiliates in 2011

Posted on February 4th, 2011 by

Affiliate Marketing is not “as easy as 1,2,3”. But I guess you know that by now. It needs constant efforts and taking advantage of all the opportunities in order to succeed in a significant manner.

You may have already done some of the things we will talk about here or not; the important thing is to try to use these resources for your benefit in 2011. They can bring you a lot of business: […]

Behind the Scenes: Tips from Affiliate Managers (2)

Posted on November 30th, 2010 by

Continuing our first article on this series, in which you found out how to make sure your affiliate partnership request is approved by the vendors, let’s see some tips on how to promote software products online and the ways in which vendors motivate affiliates to sell more (we hope this post is also helpful to software vendors who are starting to use affiliate marketing).

A big thanks, once again, to the people we got the answers from:

Behind the Scenes: Tips from Affiliate Managers (1)

Posted on November 1st, 2010 by

How to make sure your affiliate partnership request is approved by the vendors

Before an interview for a job, university acceptance, membership to a super private club or whatever else you may want to obtain, it’s always ideal if you can talk to an insider, to properly prepare yourself for success :). In a similar manner, this article aims to offer you inside information about top vendors that are open to partnership requests from Avangate affiliates.

We asked some of the top vendors in the Avangate Affiliate Network about their expectations from new affiliates: how can they be convinced to accept you, what turns them off and what is their number one advice to you as affiliate to sell more of their products. […]

Are You Making These 11 SEO Mistakes With Your Website?

Posted on September 21st, 2010 by

Is your software-selling website really optimized for search engines? Because -from our experience- sometimes even skilled webmasters fail to notice certain SEO issues that can severely impact their rankings.

So let’s take a closer look and find out what mistakes you should avoid at all costs – and some quick tips on how to repair the damage, if it’s already been done! […]

See you at Affiliate Summit East!

Posted on August 5th, 2010 by

We’re preparing for a trip to the US during August 15-17 – to New York City, to be more specific. I’m pretty excited to attend Affiliate Summit East 2010, a major event of the affiliate industry, together with my colleagues Adriana and Casey. So this is your chance to meet me in person:) and of course my other colleagues.

So why go to Affiliate Summit other than to meet our partners there and find new opportunities? To tell you the truth, we have some solid reasons to be there – here are the most important ones: […]

Quick Tip to Increase your Affiliate Sales: Look at your Shopping Cart

Posted on April 21st, 2010 by

Nowadays everyone is talking about increasing your conversion rate as the main driver for generating more revenue online. Well, it is, actually :) and it’s up to all entities in the buying process – vendor, resellers, affiliates – to optimize this in order to generate more sales.

From the data we have, the customized shopping carts perform 2.7% better (in absolute value) than the others.This means that if you optimize your order interface, you may generate an additional sale for each 37 sales you’re already generating.

As a member of the Avangate Affiliate Network, you have advanced tools to improve this very important KPI. One of the unique possibilities we offer in our affiliate network is the affiliate order interface customization.

Did you ever wonder how the users act during the buying process? What happens after your visitors are redirected to the shopping cart / Avangate secure servers? […]