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6 Tips to Activate Stagnant Affiliates

Posted on May 11th, 2012 by

There isn’t a single merchant on this world selling through affiliate programs that hasn’t got idle affiliates. These are affiliates that are not active, meaning that they don’t generate any sales or, worst case, they don’t even refer traffic for the merchant (no exposure for the merchant’s products). When labeling an affiliate as “inactive” from the time’s point of view, you should take into consideration his sales history (if any) – the frequency / amount of sales he was generating at one point – and also the type of product / services you sell through them. In the software vertical, for example, an affiliate promoting consumer software get inactive quicker than an affiliate promoting enterprise products. […]

5 Ideas for Productive Affiliate Campaigns (part 2)

Posted on May 2nd, 2012 by

In the first part of this series we spoke then about promoting software to your customers on a try-before-you-buy model, converting the customers from your website and sending newsletters to your audience to grow your sales. […]

Vote for Our Session at Affiliate Summit!

Posted on May 10th, 2011 by

If you’re reading this you’re probably a fan of digital goods and you know that software is one of the verticals in which affiliates get the highest commissions in the industry. It can generate a lot of sales and revenue if done the right way.

We’re going to Affiliate Summit East 2011 and we want to share some of the strategies that successful affiliates in the software niche use. We definitely see it as a win-win situation for both merchants and affiliates. […]

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? […]