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How to Refresh Your Mature Affiliate Program in Five Simple Steps

Posted on February 15th, 2018 by

Many companies have created and run an affiliate program for a few years. After that amount of time has passed, the sales may still be trickling in, but your program may be getting a bit stale. It’s a good idea to make some adjustments every few years to ensure the continued growth of your affiliate sales. Here, we explore five steps that will refresh your mature affiliate program and keep sales growing.

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Avangate Affiliate Network Benchmarks H1 2017

Posted on December 21st, 2017 by

Here’s a summary of our affiliate network’s activity for the first half of 2017.

Our main target audience is still the USA, where the majority of our clients, vendors and shoppers are based. Germany, the UK and France follow closely in second, third and fourth places, while the Netherlands make a big leap forward into the fifth spot. […]

Add Some Summer-time Sizzle to Your Affiliate Program with These 6 Tips

Posted on July 11th, 2014 by

Another beautiful summer is upon us, signified by long sunny days, BBQs with friends, fun on the beach, and affiliate program success. If your sales are lower than average during the summer, it doesn’t have to just be “the way it is.” It’s normal to see a drop in sales when everybody’s on vacation and not thinking about buying digital goods.  Speaking specifically about affiliate channels, we see on average a drop of about 20% in the summer months compared to the rest of the year. The good news is; this trend can be changed. […]

Affiliate Marketing in Emerging Markets

Posted on May 23rd, 2014 by

From an international merchant perspective, after you have the “hottest” regions of the world already covered – North America and Western Europe – the next step is to look towards emerging markets. These markets provide room to expand if you address them the right way.

Consider using affiliates to expand into these markets. The beauty of going through affiliates is that it’s a quick way to achieve your market expansion goals with less resources compared to expanding into said new markets on your own. […]

Avangate Success Story – Jim McMahon, MajorGeeks

Posted on October 28th, 2013 by

MajorGeeks is one of the most popular software sites online. Behind this “very large toolbox for your PC,” as they like to describe their business, are just two guys: Tim Tibbetts and Jim McMahon. Both Tim and Jim share computers as a major passion. Jim was kind enough to share with us MajorGeeks’ approach to affiliate marketing, as well as some valuable tips on how to grow a successful business in this competitive industry. […]

Keep Your Affiliate Relationships Fresh with Retention Campaigns

Posted on April 19th, 2013 by

Many vendors have encountered this problem: affiliates start out strong, with high motivation and great sales, but their enthusiasm for your products fades over time, and your revenue stream shrinks. This article answers common questions about affiliate fatigue and teaches you how to run retention campaigns that help affiliates spark sales, benefiting your bottom line and their affiliate business. […]