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The Affiliate Management Formula for Success

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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If you are wondering what variables go into affiliate management success, you’ll find all of those in our new blog post. And as a hint, Time (T) has a huge impact in a number of ways.
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The Essentials of Incrementality

The Essentials of Incrementality: Why It Matters, How It Works & More

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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Determining whether your affiliate channel sales are incremental (meaning you would only have realized them with the assistance of your affiliates) can be a daunting and difficult task. Our CEO, Jamie Birch, outlines some main points and some mistakes to avoid.
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What to Look For When Choosing Networks

One of the most important steps in launching an affiliate program is choosing the right network for your affiliate channel. Often times, I come across affiliate programs that are just not on the appropriate network. Whether it's a reporting and functionality issue, or customer service problems, if you don't properly…
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New Customers vs. Return in the Affiliate Channel

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Geoff Marshall

Geoff Marshall

Director of Affiliate Services

Geoff Marshall (aka Fire Marshall Bill)

Director of Affiliate Services

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. Most recently, he was promoted to lead the department as the Director of Affiliate Services. 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. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing outdoors, and cheering on the Seattle Seahawks.

Many advertisers want to know what the affiliate channel should produce in terms of new vs. existing customers. We will break this down and look at the various ways to optimize for each.
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thenetwork

How Many Affiliate Networks Should I Have?

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Kristin Wardwell

Kristin Wardwell

Senior Affiliate Manager

Kristin Wardwell

Senior Affiliate Manager

Kristin graduated from Portland State University in 2011 with a degree in Marketing. She started working for JEBCommerce in July 2014 and has previous experience with lead generation and social media marketing. In her time at JEBCommerce she has been the affiliate marketing manager for brands like CityPASS, Johnston & Murphy, and Speck. In her spare time she loves cooking, running, road trips, and spending time with family.

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Many clients we work with wonder if they should add another network to their affiliate program to allow them to reach more affiliates and, in turn, increase sales. While there are certain cases where multiple networks can add value, the majority of the time multiple networks add unnecessary admin work…
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Tiered Commissions – The Good, the Bad, and the Wasting Money

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Geoff Marshall

Geoff Marshall

Director of Affiliate Services

Geoff Marshall (aka Fire Marshall Bill)

Director of Affiliate Services

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. Most recently, he was promoted to lead the department as the Director of Affiliate Services. 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. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing outdoors, and cheering on the Seattle Seahawks.

Many affiliate programs utilize a tiered commission structure, continue reading to learn why this may be giving money away and how to spend more effectively...
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Omni-channel Marketing – How Do Affiliates Fit?

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Geoff Marshall

Geoff Marshall

Director of Affiliate Services

Geoff Marshall (aka Fire Marshall Bill)

Director of Affiliate Services

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. Most recently, he was promoted to lead the department as the Director of Affiliate Services. 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. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing outdoors, and cheering on the Seattle Seahawks.

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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