Network

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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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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The Biggest Mistake in Affiliate Marketing

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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Now that the rush of Q4 is behind us, and many of you have been able to settle in to the new year, it's time to look ahead. Many of our affiliate marketing clients are working with us on their entire 2016 and 2017 plans and one common question we…
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