Online sales jumped 71% over the past weekend compared with last year, comScore reports today. Consumers ‘showrooming’
in stores likely contributed to the gains, comScore says. And Monday was the third billion-dollar day this season in web sales.
Related: eBay Enterprise Reports Big Growth in Mobile for 2013 Holiday Season
How to Plan for a Successful 2014
Writing for the ShareASale blog series #Bestof2013, Schaaf-PartnerCentric affiliate manager Kris Ritchie
shares a roadmap for creating success in the new year. Read her recommendations for communication,
recruitment, optimization and innovation.
Affiliate Summit Names the Top 25 Affiliate Marketing Blogs of 2013
We want to thank everyone who voted for schaafpc.com/blog, which was among those blogs named
as the Top 25 Affiliate Marketing Blogs of 2013. All 25 of the blogs are great sources of news, tips and
information for affiliate marketers like you. Check them out.
Wait - there's more! We welcome you to Community - a new section of Affiliate Marketing Digest. We'll be using this new section to highlight the people
behind the headlines. People like YOU. Whatever you'd like to call 'em - movers and shakers, thought leaders, big deals, etc.. You'll find them here.
Congratulations to Rohit Thawani, who will take over as the head of digital strategy, TBWA\Chiat\Day LA. Thawani will work with TBWA\Chiat\Day LA and the Digital Arts Network (DAN) LA clients including Pepsi, Nissan, adidas, Google and the Grammys.
Happy Anniversary to Forward Leap Marketing's Wade Schlosser, who's celebrating eight years as an investor with Graffiti Tracker.
Kudos are in order for Sandra Davidoff, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at the world’s leading slimming swimwear brand Miraclesuit, another
client of ours. Sanda has just been awarded the Golden Thinker Award from the North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) for creating one of the most
featured releases by American broadcasters. Sandra says “My success is not because I am so good; it’s because I represent such a great brand. It’s
easy to promote a product that actually delivers on its promise, and it’s rewarding to work for a company like Miraclesuit. I truly love my job.”
Congratulations to Sandra and Miraclesuit!
We also owe kudos to another client this week. Fathead, has been selected by Internet Retailer as a Top Online Retailer and Mobile Site. As Internet
Retailer explains: “Fathead was selected as one of the retailers whose innovations and advances have broken new ground and who serve as a model
from which other web retailers can learn.” Congratulations to our friends at Fathead! We always knew you’d make it REAL. Big.