5 Things to Consider when Choosing an Affiliate Network - JEBCommerce

5 Things to Consider when Choosing an Affiliate Network

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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When launching a new affiliate program, you need to make sure the network you launch on best aligns with your program goals. Evaluating competitors, technology, support, pricing, and affiliate base will help you choose the right network.
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Now managing the Havenly affiliate marketing program - JEBCommerce

Have You Heard? JEBCommerce is Now Managing the Havenly Affiliate Program!

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Morgan Mittie

Morgan Mittie

Affiliate Manager

Morgan Mittie

Affiliate Manager

Graduating from Gonzaga University in 2013 with a degree in Public Relations, Morgan joined JEBCommerce in 2018 bringing to the table CPG and branding experience. Morgan has spent years working with influencer, social media and digital content marketing. Outside of work, Morgan enjoys what can only be described as “making extensive messes” in the kitchen when she’s not spending time outdoors in the beautiful Inland Northwest.

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Havenly provides everything you need for a professional home redesign through a personalized online system. We are incredibly excited to be a part of such an innovative brand! We look forward to telling you more.
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Now managing the Parts Geek affiliate program - JEBCommerce

Auto Parts GALORE! JEBCommerce is Now Managing the Part’s Geek Affiliate Program

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Morgan Mittie

Morgan Mittie

Affiliate Manager

Morgan Mittie

Affiliate Manager

Graduating from Gonzaga University in 2013 with a degree in Public Relations, Morgan joined JEBCommerce in 2018 bringing to the table CPG and branding experience. Morgan has spent years working with influencer, social media and digital content marketing. Outside of work, Morgan enjoys what can only be described as “making extensive messes” in the kitchen when she’s not spending time outdoors in the beautiful Inland Northwest.

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Part’s Geek is the go-to source for anything auto parts related! We are incredibly excited to be managing this program and can’t wait to tell you all about it.
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Elite level affiliate marketing - JEBCommerce

Elite level affiliate marketing or just good enough?

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Thomas Henderson

Thomas Henderson

Director of Business Development

Thomas Henderson (aka Pancakes)

Director of Business Development

Thomas made his affiliate marketing debut with the JEB team in February 2015 and currently leads the business development team securing deals like a boss. He utilizes his experience with customer service and solution discovery acquired during his time previously managing stores for a Verizon retailer. In his free time, Thomas is generally hiking somewhere within the beautiful Pacific Northwest along with his wife and Golden Retriever or enjoying a nice glass of scotch. His long term goal is to purchase a home in Costa Rica so he never has to see snow again.

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Much like endurance racing, what you put into affiliate marketing is what you get out of it. Are you investing into your program at an elite level?
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Agency vs. In-House: It Comes Down to Results - JEBCommerce

Agency vs. In-House: It Comes Down to Results

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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What can an agency do and what value do they provide that an in-house team managing your affiliate program would not provide? In this article we dive into a few ways an agency outperforms staff on hand.
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How Does Negotiation Work in Affiliate Marketing? - JEBCommerce© FreePik / custom /

How Does Negotiation Work in Affiliate Marketing?

JEBCommerce Employee Profile - Shane Tyler

Shane Tyler

Assistant Affiliate Manager

Shane Tyler (aka Shanerator)

Assistant Affiliate Manager

Shane joined JEB in March of 2018. While he is relatively new to the realm of affiliate management, he brings to the table prior experience in customer service and digital marketing, having run a few online businesses in the past.

With an Associate's in Arts in hand, Shane is currently endeavoring to complete his Bachelor's in Business and Communication through Lewis-Clark State College.

If it fits the category of "Nerdy," Shane is probably a fan. Whether it be reading comic books, watching Indiana Jones for the 14th time, or retro video-gaming, Shane has no shortage of geeky interests to draw from.

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How does negotiation apply to the world of affiliate? We break down this question and more with several top experts from different industries of affiliate marketing.
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The Fatal Conceit Of "Free Affiliate Sales" - JEBCommerce

The Fatal Conceit Of “Free Affiliate Sales”

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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What happens when an advertiser tries to cut CPA and use the affiliate channel to bring in “free” traffic and conversions?
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Two Changes to Changes to Ensure Success with Content and Niche Affiliates - JEBCommerce

Changes to Ensure Success with Content and Niche Affiliates

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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Many times advertisers don’t align cookie days with their technology solutions and won't see results from the affiliates. If content affiliates are general introducers it may take months for users to convert to customers and if cookie days set for a shorter period sales may never be attributed to these affiliates.
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Keeping Consistency Through Personnel Changes in Your Affiliate Program - JEBCommerce

Keeping Consistency Through Personnel Changes in 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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The key to protecting your affiliate program during personnel changes is to make sure that you create the right tools to make sure that the next person is well equipped to keep the program moving forward.
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