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Omni-channel Marketing – How Do Affiliates Fit?

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
  • Skype:geoff.marshall.jeb
The internet and various technologies have created an all-encompassing omni-channel, where consumers can find what they are looking to purchase in a brick & mortar location, via internet connected devices like the phone, laptop, tablet, desktop, and even smart watches! How does this affect your marketing efforts and where do affiliates fit?
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160627_SmartGoals

Creating SMART Goals For Your Affiliate Program

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Cody Hanson

Cody Hanson

Assistant Affiliate Manager

Cody Hanson

Assistant Affiliate Manager

Cody graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2014 with a degree in Marketing. He started working for JEBCommerce in August of 2015. He may be new to Affiliate Marketing, but comes from a background working in a full service advertising agency, specializing in social media and SEM. In his free time, Cody enjoys being outdoors - camping, golfing, and traveling. Cody currently assists in managing an assortment of different affiliate programs.

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  • Phone:1 (800) 208-6215 ext.230






The JEB Parental Leave Policy – It’s about family.

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Jamie Birch

Jamie Birch

Founder/CEO

Jamie Birch

Founder/CEO

Jamie is the owner and principal of JEBCommerce. His extensive Internet marketing experience includes all facets of online marketing: email, paid search campaigns, customer retention programs, and much more. This wide range of disciplines has enabled Jamie to excel as a business leader and JEBCommerce to realize a great level of success for its clients.

Jamie cut his “affiliate marketing teeth” managing affiliate programs for many well known companies before spending several years at Coldwater Creek, a Top 5 nationwide women’s clothing retailer. While at Coldwater Creek, Jamie established and managed affiliate campaigns, email campaigns, and SEO campaigns – an opportunity that allowed him to develop many of the proven processes JEBCommerce successfully employs today.

In recognition of his professional leadership, the affiliate marketing industry has consistently nominated him for Annual Pinnacle Awards over the years. In addition to individual accolades, JEBCommerce is gaining momentum within the Internet marketing industry and is experiencing positive, exciting growth. This is a direct result of Jamie’s positive leadership, integrity, and earned respect – from his clients and industry peers.

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  • Phone:1 (800) 208-6215 ext.226
  • Skype:jamiee.birch

Today we released our new Parental and Medical Leave policy to our staff.  I’m really proud of this one.  As business owners, we get to have an extensive impact on the lives of our team members, both at work and at home.  I don’t take that responsibility lightly, in fact, that is precisely what gets…
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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.

  • Email:
  • Phone:1 (800) 208-6215 ext.225
  • Skype:JEB.Aida






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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  • Phone:1 (800) 208-6215 ext.214

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.

  • Email:
  • Phone:1 (800) 208-6215 ext.224
  • Skype:geoff.marshall.jeb
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.

  • Email:
  • Phone:1 (800) 208-6215 ext.224
  • Skype:geoff.marshall.jeb
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.

  • Email:
  • Phone:1 (800) 208-6215 ext.214

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