January 14, 2014

What’s the Buzz From Affiliate Summit?


We’re well into Day 2 of Affiliate Summit West. So, what are the hot topics being discussed at the year’s first big industry trade show?

If the top 10 hashtags being used this week in conjunction with #asw14 are any indication, the iPad is topic numero uno. But look at another top hashtag (#win) and you realize it’s the giveaways being offered this week that stacked the deck for iPad.#mobileadvertising seems to have legitimately taken the lead along with
Las Vegas, Paris, network and meet.

For our team, the winning word is meet. We’ve had two days of great meetings with clients, publishers and networks.

Here’s an interesting statistic to come from one of the sessions: 70% of conversions referred by niche/content affiliates are new customers.
If you’re not attending the show or missing the sessions this year, you can check out some of the Affiliate Summit West presentations that have already been posted to SlideShare.

If you’re at the show, parties are rating high on the priority list. Here’s the scoop on the heavy clambakes for Affiliate Summit West this year.

A new infographic from Murray Newlands lists the 13 Signs That You’re an Affiliate Marketer – and not surprisingly, No. 1 on the list is the fact that you’re in Las Vegas for Affiliate Summit.

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