February 15, 2014

Your Affiliate News Fix is Here


Happy Valentine’s Day!

We hope you feel the love all day today – and we’re giving you a head-start with today’s Affiliate Marketing Digest. Because, truly, who doesn’t like to be told, “You’re the best!” That’s why we put Charles Ngo’s article,“Why Affiliate Marketers are the Best Digital Marketers,” front and center today. Perhaps we forget that it is indeed affiliate marketers who pioneered muchof the technology, strategy, and principles we use today as online marketers.

If you missed the article our own Stephanie Harris wrote for FeedFront magazine’s last issue, we wanted you to see it this week. Stephanie spearheaded an effort here at Schaaf-PartnerCentric to have the whole team take part in the DiSC assessment. The experience was transformative for us, helping us understand what inspires and motivates every individual on the team. Here’s our DiSC story.

Rakuten just purchased chat app Viber, which is one of the five most downloaded smartphone phone call and messaging apps. The app makes it possible for Rakuten users to use Viber’s instant messages to contact an online store while considering a purchase. The app is one of the top five most downloaded smartphone phone call and messaging apps, and it’s big on the international front with Russia and Australia among its biggest markets.

Affiliate Window is offering details about the 154 publishers that have been removed from their network. Many (71%) of these publishers were removed due to ‘deceptive practices’ including telling potential customers that there was a sale, when there wasn’t, or providing them with other incorrect information.

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