New Affiliate Program Launch - How We Ensure Fast Ramp Up - JEBCommerce

Program Launch – How We Ensure Fast Ramp Up

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Kenny Dodge

Kenny Dodge

Affiliate Manager

Kenny Dodge

Affiliate Manager

Kenny joined JEBCommerce in March 2018. He currently manages a number of affiliate programs, including Virtue, GlobeIn, Vanity Planet, Bradford Watch Co., Coop Home Goods, and more. In his spare time, Kenny enjoys spending time with his wife (married in June '18), working on their fixer-upper home together, and being the "cool" uncle to his nieces and nephews.

He enjoys navigating the ever-changing world of affiliate marketing and honing his skills in affiliate management.

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When it comes time for a new program launch, we use processes and rely on our industry connections to get the program performing quickly.
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Checklist to Start Managing Your Affiliate Program - JEBCommerce

Your First Day Checklist to Start Managing Your Affiliate Program

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Taylor Weibert

Taylor Weibert

Assistant Affiliate Manager

Taylor Weibert (aka taylorweibert)

Assistant Affiliate Manager

Graduating from California State University, Fresno in 2013 Taylor jumped into the world of CPG Marketing. She joined the JEB Team in November 2018. She is excited to dig into the world of affiliate marketing, bringing great brands to the market through trusted sources.

In her spare time she enjoys exploring all that North Idaho has to offer outdoors with her husband, son, and dog. She also enjoys curling up with a good book or playing a board game with friends!

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Inheriting the affiliate channel can be a daunting prospect, but with a simple checklist and a secret trick you’ll be off to a running start!
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ITP 2.1 (Intelligent Tracking Prevention) is here - JEBCommerce

Apple’s ITP 2.1 is here. Are you ready?

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Stephen Robinson

Stephen Robinson

Director of Affiliate Marketing

Stephen Robinson (aka stephenrobinson)

Director of Affiliate Marketing

The path back to JEBCommerce included a 4-year stint in internet sales in the automotive industry where Stephen sold a 1997 Porsche RUF Turbo to a customer over an AutoTrader chat.

He returned to his roots in affiliate marketing, spending two years at House of Kaizen managing large subscription brands such as Audible, PRWeb and iContact. After that he spent a year and a half at AIM, where he managed several multi-channel retailers including: Motorcycle Superstore and J&P Cycles and Vega to name a few other brands.

In the spring of 2018 Stephen joined JEBCommerce as a Senior Affiliate Manager, before being promoted to Director in December 2018 where he thoroughly enjoys working with the rest of the team, driving strategy and delivering outstanding service to JEBCommerce's roster of clients.

When not working, Stephen enjoys spending as much time as possible on his boat with his wife, Jamara, and their three girls. He also enjoys volunteering at his church serving as the youth director. In his spare time, he is continuing training for triathlons with a goal of completing a 140.6 Ironman while he is still young.

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Apple's update to ITP (Intelligent Tracking Prevention) is here, are you ready?
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Why Aren't They Accepting My Affiliate Program Application - JEBCommerce© Designed by Freepik / custom /

Why Aren’t They Accepting My Affiliate Program Application? (2019 edition)

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Stephen Robinson

Stephen Robinson

Director of Affiliate Marketing

Stephen Robinson (aka stephenrobinson)

Director of Affiliate Marketing

The path back to JEBCommerce included a 4-year stint in internet sales in the automotive industry where Stephen sold a 1997 Porsche RUF Turbo to a customer over an AutoTrader chat.

He returned to his roots in affiliate marketing, spending two years at House of Kaizen managing large subscription brands such as Audible, PRWeb and iContact. After that he spent a year and a half at AIM, where he managed several multi-channel retailers including: Motorcycle Superstore and J&P Cycles and Vega to name a few other brands.

In the spring of 2018 Stephen joined JEBCommerce as a Senior Affiliate Manager, before being promoted to Director in December 2018 where he thoroughly enjoys working with the rest of the team, driving strategy and delivering outstanding service to JEBCommerce's roster of clients.

When not working, Stephen enjoys spending as much time as possible on his boat with his wife, Jamara, and their three girls. He also enjoys volunteering at his church serving as the youth director. In his spare time, he is continuing training for triathlons with a goal of completing a 140.6 Ironman while he is still young.

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If you are an affiliate that seems to receive more denials than approvals when you apply to affiliate programs, this article will help you understand why as well as a few tips on how to get approved for more programs.
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5 Reasons You Should Outsource Your Affiliate Program

5 Reasons You Should Outsource Your Affiliate Program

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Stephen Robinson

Stephen Robinson

Director of Affiliate Marketing

Stephen Robinson (aka stephenrobinson)

Director of Affiliate Marketing

The path back to JEBCommerce included a 4-year stint in internet sales in the automotive industry where Stephen sold a 1997 Porsche RUF Turbo to a customer over an AutoTrader chat.

He returned to his roots in affiliate marketing, spending two years at House of Kaizen managing large subscription brands such as Audible, PRWeb and iContact. After that he spent a year and a half at AIM, where he managed several multi-channel retailers including: Motorcycle Superstore and J&P Cycles and Vega to name a few other brands.

In the spring of 2018 Stephen joined JEBCommerce as a Senior Affiliate Manager, before being promoted to Director in December 2018 where he thoroughly enjoys working with the rest of the team, driving strategy and delivering outstanding service to JEBCommerce's roster of clients.

When not working, Stephen enjoys spending as much time as possible on his boat with his wife, Jamara, and their three girls. He also enjoys volunteering at his church serving as the youth director. In his spare time, he is continuing training for triathlons with a goal of completing a 140.6 Ironman while he is still young.

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5, ok maybe 7, reasons to hire an agency to manage your affiliate program so you can ramp up more quickly and profitably!
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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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AcquisitionVRetention

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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The Journey Continues: Influencer Test (Part 2)

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Aida Ortiz

Aida Ortiz

Publisher Development Specialist

Aida Ortiz

Publisher Development Specialist

After graduating from the FIDM/Los Angeles and launching her professional career as fashion designer for a decade, Aida moved on to designing/marketing collections for clients like Metropolitan Art Museum, Disney and QVC at the 1928 Jewelry Co., corporate investing, and court reporting. Aida was the Director of the Gateway to America program for Apogee Physicians where she traveled to India to train International Medical Graduates who were seeking medical residency in the United States.

The role Aida loves most is Mom to her two amazing sons . 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 as their Publisher Development Specialist is truly a great fit.

Last month, I wrote about how I wanted to investigate if Influencer Marketing was nothing more than smoke and mirrors (Part 1 Marketing Influencer: Friend or Foe?). I compared it to Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz and how, thanks to Toto, she…
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