AffiliateMenu

The Affiliate Menu: Variety is the Spice of Life

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Aida Ortiz

Aida Ortiz

Publisher Development Specialist

Aida Ortiz

Publisher Development Specialist

Aida has worn many hats in her professional life. After graduating from the Fashion Design & Marketing at FIDM/Los Angeles with a B.A. in fashion designing & merchandising, she launched her career. From there she took many turns which included court reporting, designing/marketing collections for clients like Metropolitan Art Museum, Disney and QVC at the 1928 Jewelry Co., corporate investing, and training foster parents and social workers for Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. She was the Director of the Gateway to America program for Apogee Physicians where she traveled to India several times to train International Medical Graduates who were seeking medical residency in the United States.

The role she loves most is mother to two amazing sons, Joshua and Conner. Her passions are designing, vintage clothing, opera, disco music, Mexican food and running with her Jack Russell Terrier, Rex.

A high-paced team environment is a driving force for Aida. So joining the JEB team in the summer of 2015 as their Publisher Development Specialist is truly a great fit.

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...hardcore bloggerati’s are ... creating content as they travel the globe, cook up gumbo or showcase the best menswear. So they say, “Variety is the spice of life.” Really? First of all, who is ‘they,’ and did ‘they’ ever realize that these days you can walk into any superstore and come face-to-face with a 20-foot...
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TheFiveHouses

How Einstein’s Riddle explains channel diversification

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Brian Secrist

Brian Secrist

Director of Accounts

Brian Secrist (aka Bearded Dragon)

Director of Accounts

Brian is currently the Director of Accounts at JEBCommerce. He has over 12 years of online marketing experience and has launched and managed over 50 affiliate programs – from retail, lead generation, and business-to-business programs. He has also worked with some of the largest and well known advertisers in the country and around the world. Brian has also been published in FeedFront, the leading affiliate industry trade magazine. He has also spent time instructing and consulting peers in the affiliate industry. Brian also has extensive graphic design experience, specifically regarding affiliate industry creative including banners and mobile advertising.

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I am always on the lookout for great thought experiments. I love them, and I can often use them for metaphors for affiliate program management. It’s a great teaching tool, a lot of fun to talk about, and a great way to merge two really fun topics. One of my favorites is where I explain…
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DoYourBidding

Why You NEED Affiliates Bidding on TM+

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Geoff Marshall

Geoff Marshall

Senior Affiliate Manager

Geoff Marshall (aka Fire Marshall Bill)

Senior Affiliate Manager

Geoff Marshall started at JEBCommerce in October 2011 as an Assistant Affiliate Manager and has since moved into the Affiliate Manager, then Senior Affiliate Manager position. He utilizes skills learned from his service in the United States Navy (submarines), as an Engine Leader fighting wildfires, as a small business owner, and entrepreneur to provide a high level of client management. He currently manages a team responsible for the Eastern Mountain Sports, Sport Chalet, Bob's Stores, zulily, Trafalgar, Bliss, and Refrigiwear affiliate programs. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing outdoors, and cheering on the Seattle Seahawks.

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If you aren’t allowing Affiliates to bid on TM+ keywords, you could be missing out on incremental revenue in your Affiliate program.
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IntoTheLight

Affiliate Nexus Tax Laws II – How to Keep Your Affiliates

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Geoff Marshall

Geoff Marshall

Senior Affiliate Manager

Geoff Marshall (aka Fire Marshall Bill)

Senior Affiliate Manager

Geoff Marshall started at JEBCommerce in October 2011 as an Assistant Affiliate Manager and has since moved into the Affiliate Manager, then Senior Affiliate Manager position. He utilizes skills learned from his service in the United States Navy (submarines), as an Engine Leader fighting wildfires, as a small business owner, and entrepreneur to provide a high level of client management. He currently manages a team responsible for the Eastern Mountain Sports, Sport Chalet, Bob's Stores, zulily, Trafalgar, Bliss, and Refrigiwear affiliate programs. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing outdoors, and cheering on the Seattle Seahawks.

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  • Phone:1 (800) 208-6215 ext.224
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The reason I have written a SECOND post about this topic, is because most affiliate programs are not addressing this potentially ruinous issue. Here are a few ways that you could potentially keep working with affiliates in states with nexus tax laws.
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5 ways to suck at managing overwhelm© Amy McTigue / flickr / lic.

5 ways to suck at managing overwhelm

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Brian Secrist

Brian Secrist

Director of Accounts

Brian Secrist (aka Bearded Dragon)

Director of Accounts

Brian is currently the Director of Accounts at JEBCommerce. He has over 12 years of online marketing experience and has launched and managed over 50 affiliate programs – from retail, lead generation, and business-to-business programs. He has also worked with some of the largest and well known advertisers in the country and around the world. Brian has also been published in FeedFront, the leading affiliate industry trade magazine. He has also spent time instructing and consulting peers in the affiliate industry. Brian also has extensive graphic design experience, specifically regarding affiliate industry creative including banners and mobile advertising.

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Something I have noticed with a lot of people recently is that everyone works very hard to make sure they live their day-to-day lives with the maximum amount of overwhelm possible. From the moment they wake up, to their “down” time in the evening, they work on staying overwhelmed throughout. I know what you must…
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WeightTraining

How to Optimize Health and Fitness Clients in Q1

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson

Affiliate Manager

Tyler Johnson

Affiliate Manager

Tyler started at JEBCommerce in February of 2014 as shared resource personnel and is currently working as an Affiliate Manager. He utilizes customer service and relationship building skills he learned while working as a caddy while going to school at Lewis Clark State College. In 2012 he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and minored in Marketing. He currently works on the team responsible for the Bodyubilding.com, Eastern Mountain Sports, Johnston & Murphy, and Bulu Box affiliate programs. In his spare time, he is a self described "golf-aholic" whose love for the game since a young age allowed him to play for Lewis Clark State College's Men's Golf Team.

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  • Skype:tyler1234310

If you’re like me then you have probably noticed a few more unfamiliar faces in the gym over the last couple of months. While it may be slightly annoying competing for the same equipment / machines, it’s great to see people ready to change their routines and commit to a healthier lifestyle, and for companies…
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TortoiseAndHare

Affiliate Marketing – A Marathon Not a Sprint

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Jon Goodwin

Jon Goodwin

Director of Accounts

Jon Goodwin (aka Jonny B Good)

Director of Accounts

Jonathan graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2008 with a Business Administration degree. Before starting at JEBCommerce in November 2010 he was highly successful in the business-to-business sales arena. He has a strong background in client management and excels in affiliate marketing management. Over the course of the last 4 years at JEB, he has experience with top IR500 accounts and local clients as well. In his spare time he loves to spend time with family. He’s a fitness junkie, football fanatic, snowboarder, plays guitar, and just learned how to golf. Jonathan currently is the Director of Accounts overseeing the Bodybuildling.com, Eastern Mountain Sports, Johnston & Murphy, Ouidad, TravelSmith, Shinola, DownEast, and Bulu Box.

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Having a strong tactical awareness in how to pursue opportunities with publishers will be instrumental in the growth in the program. Often times I hear the question from advertisers, “Why does it take so long to gain traction in the affiliate program?” I decided it would be helpful to discuss this a bit since it...
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ZeroBill

Optimizing in Q4 Without a Paid Placement Budget

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson

Affiliate Manager

Tyler Johnson

Affiliate Manager

Tyler started at JEBCommerce in February of 2014 as shared resource personnel and is currently working as an Affiliate Manager. He utilizes customer service and relationship building skills he learned while working as a caddy while going to school at Lewis Clark State College. In 2012 he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and minored in Marketing. He currently works on the team responsible for the Bodyubilding.com, Eastern Mountain Sports, Johnston & Murphy, and Bulu Box affiliate programs. In his spare time, he is a self described "golf-aholic" whose love for the game since a young age allowed him to play for Lewis Clark State College's Men's Golf Team.

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  • Phone:1 (800) 208-6215 ext.223
  • Skype:tyler1234310

How do I optimize in Q4 without a paid placement budget? This can sometimes be a difficult question to answer when some VIP Affiliates will only give you prime real estate on their site in exchange for a flat fee. Luckily there are several optimization tactics that can be used to gain additional exposure in…
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Mozcon Local Analytics Questions Answered

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Ed Reese

Ed Reese

Director of Analytics, Optimization, and Search

Ed Reese

Director of Analytics, Optimization, and Search

Ed has been helping companies improve their online marketing efforts for the past ten years. His experience includes advising major brands, agencies, universities, ecommerce companies, and nonprofits. He’s a Faculty Member at LocalU, an Adjunct Professor of Digital Marketing at Gonzaga University and speaks nationally on analytics and online marketing.

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I had the privilege of presenting at Mozcon Local yesterday. I've been looking forward to this event for a while as Moz events are always an absolute blast! It was awesome reconnecting with my LocalU amigos and other friends in the industry. I started off the day by moderating a panel discussion that focused on...
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