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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Affiliate Nexus Tax Laws in 2019 - JEBCommerce© Designed by rawpixel.com / Freepik / custom /

Affiliate Nexus Tax Laws 2019 – Keeping Your Affiliates in Current Tax Climate

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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It is imperative to stay up to date on the ever-changing nexus tax laws. Find out how the recent changes may impact your business in 2019 and beyond in an updated post on our blog from our Director of Affiliate Marketing, Stephen Robinson.
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Influencer and Content Affiliates

The Rise of Influencer and Content Affiliates (and How to Accurately Measure their Value)

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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Influencers, content publishers and niche affiliates are the holy grail these days. Advertisers consistently want to move beyond coupon, loyalty and the standard top 20 producing affiliates to help them find new customers and incremental profit. But, you can’t expect different type of partners to be measured and commissioned the same way. Jamie Birch, CEO of JEBCommerce, talks about some changes that you should consider when working with these type of affiliates.
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Allowing affiliates to bid on trademark terms (TM+) could boost program performance - JEBCommerce

Why You NEED Affiliates Bidding on TM+

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 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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The formula for affiliate management success is here!

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 Truth About Coupon Affiliates - JEBCommerce

The Truth About Coupon 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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Spoiler: data us shows a different story than the one you've been told about coupon affiliates. But don't take our word for it, come find out for yourself!
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The Essentials of Incrementality

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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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KelbyOne affiliate program now managed by JEBCommerce

JEBCommerce is Excited to Announce, We’re Now Managing the KelbyOne 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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JEBCommerce is excited to announce we are now managing the @KelbyOne affiliate program! For anyone who wants to learn ANYTHING about photography, KelbyOne is the perfect subscription-based learning service. Learn more about KelbyOne and our partnership.
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