Archive for February, 2013

A big impact from a small change: the $5 sign up fee

Written by Jasmin on . Posted in Network News

With the $5 charge an established part of the Affiliate Window sign up process, it still proves a hot topic for debate among our publishers.

The fee has proved to be a deterrent to potentially bogus affiliate applicants. The reality is that in the days before we implemented our sign-up fee, the network was inundated with bogus affiliate entries. The introduction of the charge saw the number of spurious applications reduce by more than 75%. This meant genuine publishers could promote products & services without fear of their sales being overwritten by non-compliant activity and advertisers could join the network safe in the knowledge that their brands were being protected.

PMI:NYC – An Interview with Geno Prussakov from AM Navigator

Written by Jasmin on . Posted in Interviews

We recently caught up with Geno Prussakov, a well-known affiliate marketing evangelist, author, speaker, Founder & Chair of Affiliate Management Days and the CEO & Founder of AM Navigator LLC, to discuss his involvement as media sponsor and speaker at PMI: New York.

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As a conference partner for PMI: NY 2013, what are the key reasons you think it is important for delegates to attend the inaugural event?

Affiliate Management Days (AM Days) which I run, and a4uexpo, have been strategic conference partners since the launch of AM Days back in early 2012. The partnership naturally extended to PMI once it was launched. The three main reasons why I believe it is important to attend any professional conference are (i) education, (ii) networking and (iii) motivation. Looking at PMI’s agenda, it looks like this one is set to cover all three of these.

Affiliate Window Now Accepting USD Credit Card Payment via Visa and MasterCard

Written by Sam Surry on . Posted in Network News

We are excited to announce that our merchants can now settle their commission invoices by US Visa or MasterCard credit card payment. Merchants have the option to address commission payments quickly, easily and securely on an invoice-by-invoice basis or by signing an authorization form, authorizing recurring payments. Each transaction is subject to a 3% transaction fee.

Contact your Account Manager or our Finance Team to learn more about this method of payment.

Taking a bite out of the big affiliate apple with PMI:NYC

Written by Sam Surry on . Posted in Events

This March Affiliate Window will become Titanium Sponsors of the inaugural Performance Marketing Insights expo, taking place in New York City. The 600 capacity event, targeted at senior professionals within performance marketing businesses, aims to offer a world class, global exhibition and conference.

“Affiliate Window is proud to sponsor Performance Marketing Insights: New York. Having been a major advocate and main sponsor of A4uexpo Europe and London for many years, we are looking forward to supporting the team in delivering their first Stateside conference”, explains Mark Walters, Managing Director at Affiliate Window.

“Sharing insights, best practice and helping to drive the industry forward is something we pride ourselves on. Online performance marketing has evolved to such a degree that almost anything is possible; the real challenge is being able to make it work in conjunction with the rest of your marketing strategy. An event like PMI:NYC aims to do just that by providing exceptional content and structured networking opportunities to serious performance marketers.”