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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. […]

You Thought Your Affiliate Strength Is Just In Sheer Numbers? Think Again

Posted on February 22nd, 2013 by

Affiliate Marketing Works When Done Properly

Are you looking to increase Affiliate Network sales and not sure how? Have you connected to several affiliate networks and sales are still not picking up? Don’t have the additional staff to manage affiliates day in and day out? […]

7 Ways to Get the Most out of the Holiday Shopping Season

Posted on November 8th, 2012 by

On October 30th, 2012, Avangate hosted a webinar on “How to Get the Most out of the Holiday Shopping Season.” The affiliate thought leader Geno Prussakov, CEO and founder of the award-winning OPM agency AM Navigator LLC, as well as author of two best-selling affiliate program management books, shared his accumulated wisdom on holiday sales. During the 70-minute webinar, Geno emphasized 7 simple hands-on tips that merchants should follow for a successful and profitable shopping season. I also developed 5 structured steps that affiliates should take to insure they’ll be fit and ready for this great seasonal selling opportunity. […]