When I started in affiliate marketing 17 years ago, my kids were 2 and 4. I blogged about nap time and trips to the library and how to save money on diapers. I worked on my websites outside of my “real” job hours… on weekends and after the kids went to bed. I was constantly […]
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If you’ve been in business for any amount of time, you likely know that an NDA is a Non-Disclosure Agreement. These are generally legally binding documents that both parties sign to be able to share information without the fear of that information being spread to outside parties. But have you ever heard of a FrieNDA? […]
There are a LOT of things to be sad about this year. A lot of lost opportunities to be with family and friends. A lot of sickness and death. And yet we are all finding our way through it, using whatever coping strategies we can find. (sourdough bread, anyone??) I was reflecting this morning that […]
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One of my favorite benefits of working with Todd and Eric on Wine Club Group is that they both really dig data. To maximize our profits on the site, we use a LOT of data analysis. Some of it is related to SEO and traffic but a lot of it is figuring out which merchants […]
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The FTC came out with two documents this week that are significant for affiliate marketers, influencers, and merchants. For all of the background information on where the FTC currently stands, check out my post Affiliates Take Note: New FTC Disclosure Guidelines. It includes 7 years worth of statements, settlements, and updates from the FTC in […]
I don’t tend to run a lot of contests on this site, but when a company I use myself approaches me to give away their product, I jump on it! It’s been almost 3 years since I wrote the post “Why You Need to Get OptinMonster Today.” Since that time, I have continued to use […]
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Just when it seemed like things were getting quiet with the FTC regarding disclosure and I was thinking that the new administration didn’t care so much about it, a new settlement was announced today regarding commercial endorsements. (If you want to see all of my research and updates on FTC disclosure, this post tracks them: Affiliates […]
Last week I wrote an article for the PMA entitled Affiliate Marketing and ITP 2.0. It was a basic overview of ITP 2.0 and the impact it can have in general on affiliate marketing. I want to take that a step further and show affiliates just what is at stake and how they can help […]
Affiliates beware! Did you know that merchants can leave negative feedback about you in ShareASale and every other merchant can see it? Here’s a story of how I was wrongly accused of trademark bidding violations this week and am unable to get the negative feedback removed despite there being no evidence that I did anything […]
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Updated! Use my code TRICIA2019 to take $10 off of any pass! Most people wouldn’t believe it, but I am TERRIBLE at stepping outside my comfort zones. I like having plans and routines and predictability. I like safety nets and knowing what I am getting into. That’s a big reason why I go to the same events […]
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Affiliate marketing is highly attractive because it offers a unique combination of scale and automation based on a performance-based pricing model—the winning formula for achieving omnipresence at a cost you can control. But no affiliate program is the same. If you’re working with an affiliate network or an affiliate platform, you can still seek out the best affiliate marketing programs that suit your audience. Whether you’re looking for programs for beginners or the highest paying affiliate programs, we’ve put together a list of the best affiliate programs across a variety of verticals.
At its core, affiliate marketing is a marketing arrangement by which an online retailer pays commission to a partner for performance-driven action from its referrals. Traditionally, it was always managed by affiliate networks but as affiliate programs have matured, the affiliate network model has been heavily replaced by partnership technology platforms. So, how do you know which affiliate program is right for you, which is the highest-performing affiliate program, which is the best program for beginners, the highest paying program or simply the most relevant program?
Here are the best affiliate programs for 2021.