February 22, 2014

Affiliate Marketing Digest: What We’re Buzzing About This Week

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Welcome to your weekly infusion of affiliate marketing news! This week inAffiliate Marketing Digest we’ve got a lead story that speaks to something we recently discussed internally here at Schaaf-PartnerCentric. What IS an affiliate? And are the terms publisher and affiliate interchangeable? As it turns out, the term “affiliate” has four different definitions across the industry.

While we’re answering questions – here’s another one. Have you noticed the increasing number of top 10 lists that are permeating the online landscape?
Turns out there’s a science to these lists – and a reason why we as humans want to have everything boiled down David Letterman-style.

Mobile commerce is saturating the globe, and as we learn this week, 60% of global mobile use mobile deviceas their primary or exclusive means of going online, and 83% of them say they will make a purchase on a mobile device in the next 12 months.

This week the buzz was centered on Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp. Did you miss the story?

For those of you who follow e-commerce on the international scene, you won’t want to miss this report about how fashion is outperforming all other e-tail categories in the UK.

So far in 2014 we’re seeing as much emphasis on the importance of good content as we are on mobile commerce. So, let’s brush up on that shall we with five tips to be
become a successful blogger
 and simple techniques for writing copy that converts online.subscribeAMD

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