December 28, 2013

Read this Week’s Affiliate Marketing Digest


Happy Friday to you! It’s the LAST Friday of 2013. Next time we “see” you atAffiliate Marketing Digest, we’ll be starting a new year. Before we do, we thought you might be interested to join us for a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2013 as shared in this newsletterBy a huge margin, mobile commerce dominated the headlines this year – but it was hardly the only news that mattered to affiliate marketing this year.

As we all know, bloggers are an important part of performance marketing. Here’s a look at some top bloggersand the practices they employ to succeed.
Speaking of bloggers – we’re looking forward to attending the New Media Expo (NMX, formerly BlogWorld)Jan. 4-6 in Las Vegas. This is just the beginning of trade show season for the new year. Here’s our list of affiliate marketing conferences and trade shows to attend in the new year. We hope to see you on the trade show circuit in 2014!

We’ve got the story of Overstock’s plans to begin accepting bitcoins for web purchases in the new year.

And we’ve got some good tips this week, including how to succeed at affiliate recruitment and a look at four memorable Twitter campaigns of 2013. (You can follow us on Twitter @schaafpc.)

Our Community section is spotlighting a few industry notables this week – including some exciting news (hint: rock-a-bye baby!) for Katharine Spanish, eBay Enterprise Affiliate Manager, Operations & Project Management at eBay Enterprise Affiliate Network, is expecting a baby. Congratulations, Katharine!subscribeAMD

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