Several states are considering an advertising tax that would have devastating effects on the affiliate marketing industry, including Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota and Tennessee.
Although each state is drafting its own language and terms, this legislation all has one common thread in their attempt to define their resident affiliates as having a sales presence or “nexus” for out of state merchants in order to collect sales tax for purchases made within that state.
The Performance Marketing Association is leading our industry’s efforts to address, challenge and stop this legislation on a state-by-state basis. For more information about the advertising tax, what it might mean for your business and how you can join the fight against it, visit the PMA site athttp://www.performancemarketingassociation.com/legislation.html.
Nicole Mueller is an Affiliate Account Director at PartnerCentric, where she uses her vast knowledge of internet marketing, her analytical skills and her deep relationships within the affiliate industryto grow and optimize the affiliate channel for several PartnerCentric clients. She specializes in managing internet marketing campaigns for strategic partners with challenging growth initiatives and financial targets.
Nicole began her internet marketing career in 2004 when she joined Performics as a Program Manager managing affiliate, paid search, natural search and comparison shopping programs for large retailers such as Cabela’s, all nine divisions of RedCatsUSA and Crate & Barrel. Following Performics, she joined Experian as an Internet Marketing Specialist in their corporate communications group where she supported all seven business units at Experian, including Autocheck.com.
For the past three years, Nicole has been an Affiliate Marketing Manager at Sears Holdings Corporation (SHC) where her primary responsibility was to manage the Sears.com affiliate program. During her time at SHC, she was also involved with the affiliate and search programs for both Kmart.com and TheGreatIndoors.com.
Nicole received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and holds a Master of Science degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University.
Born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Nicole still resides there with her husband, Jay, and her new baby girl, Katie. She also has an 11-year-old Bengal cat named Rodman. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, taking long walks with her family, yoga, cooking and swimming.
Contractors.com is happy to announce the launch of it’s Commission Junction Pay-Per-Call program! Not only can you promote Contractors.com online, but now you can promote them offline too with the use of Ring Revenue Tracking, Commission Junction and 800 numbers.
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The eBay Partner Network was named today as a finalist in the Exceptional Merchant category for the fourth annual Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards. The Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards honor leaders in affiliate marketing for innovation, vision and influence. This year’s Pinnacle Awards will be presented on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010 at Affiliate Summit West 2010 in Las Vegas.
eBay Partner Network was nominated for Exceptional Merchant along with Amazon.com and BowlingShirt.com. PartnerCentric supports the eBay Partner Network with a three-member team that is devoted to providing affiliate outreach, service and support to the eBay Partner Network.
The eBay Partner Network is one of the largest and most lucrative affiliate programs in world. Offering one of the most robust tool sets including cuts RSS feeds, a comprehensive API and detailed reporting, it’s no wonder ePN has almost 100,000 affiliates
If you’re an affiliate, your New Year’s Resolution likely involves your online business and getting more customers, traffic and sales through your affiliate marketing efforts. We at PartnerCentric have a suggestion.Check out our full list of affiliate programs to see if any of the brands we manage are a good fit for you and your customers.
We manage some of the top performing affiliate programs for some of the biggest brands in the industry, and our team of affiliate program managers are ready to help you succeed through superior support and service.
Congratulations to Pete Sokoloff, “The Bossman” at VivaSwag.com, who has won a $100 VISA Gift Card for entering our New Affiliate Contest at Affiliate Convention last week in Los Angeles . Thanks to every affiliate who entered the contest. We met so many great publishers at the convention and we look forward to working with you.
Congratulations to Pete Sokoloff, “bossman” at VivaSwag.com, who has won a $100 VISA Gift Card for entering our New Affiliate Contest at Affiliate Convention last week in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles based Viva Swag promotes products that have been pre-screened by Viva Swag personal shoppers. Viva Swag searches for the hottest trends and the biggest brand names with the best products and prices available and promote them on VivaSwag.com.
“We developed Viva Swag as an entertaining medium which saves the shopper time, money and frustration,” states the VivaSwag.com website. “Ours is a “best of the best” concept. You can have confidence that when you see a product on our pages and click through to buy it, all the homework you would do has been done.”
PartnerCentric sponsored the New Affiliate Contest while exhibiting at Affiliate Convention, and PartnerCentric representatives met scores of great affiliates who were looking for top performing affiliate programs to promote. For a full list of the affiliate programs managed by PartnerCentric, and to join the programs as an affiliate, visit http://affiliates.partnercentric.com.