One of the complexities of Amazon’s international Associates Programs is that Amazon JP will only pay commissions internationally with Amazon.co.jp gift cards. This means you can only use them…
If you have a free Bitly account and have tried exporting your list of links, you’ve probably noticed that Bitly doesn’t provide an easy way to do it….
A little over a year ago, we released something for iTunes that we called the Relative Conversion Score. The RCS was a statistical calculation that took a number of different factors into account to determine the likelihood that a person ended up purchasing the item that you were promoting. Being huge nerds, we were incredibly excited about the statistical model that we came up to bring you RCS and we’ve heard that it’s helped close the attribution gap for a lot of our clients taking advantage of the iTunes affiliate program.
Well, today we’re even more excited to announce we’ve taken RCS and turned it into TCS, meaning we’re no longer showing you what we think turned into a sale but instead showing the percentage of clicks that actually led to a True Conversion! Read More
There are a plethora of tools available to Amazon Associates looking to optimize their WordPress powered sites for maximum conversions. Two of the top tools affiliate marketers often investigate to accomplish this goal are our service, Geniuslink, and the WordPress plugin, EasyAzon 4.
The question typically comes up as “EasyAzon 4 vs. Geniuslink, which is better?” We believe this question is slightly misguided. EasyAzon 4 and Geniuslink are actually very different tools that excel at different things, and asking this question is a bit like comparing apples to oranges. The short answer to the question “EasyAzon 4 or Geniuslink” may actually be both.
One of the complexities of Amazon’s international Associates Programs is that Amazon JP will only pay commissions internationally with Amazon.co.jp gift cards. This means you can only use them in the Japanese Amazon storefront, which is obviously a challenge when you aren’t based in Japan and don’t regularly shop from Amazon.co.jp. Read More
Welcome back to our two part series where we are digging up valuable information on our competitors marketing practices based off of the short URLs they use. Check out the first part to learn what to look for in our competitor’s link posting and how to get super valuable information from the link itself.
Looking at the service that manages a link and any analytics behind the link can give you great insights but there is one more series of investigations you can do to learn more about your competitor’s marketing tactics. – Let’s watch how the link resolves.
If you have a free Bitly account and have tried exporting your list of links, you’ve probably noticed that Bitly doesn’t provide an easy way to do it. Unfortunately, that makes it really tough to do things like see a full list of all of your short links, or see the original URLs behind them without clicking on each one at a time. Also, if you want to move off of their platform, it’s nearly impossible to do so without completely starting over, and risking breaking all of your previously built links!
Luckily, no matter what your reasoning is for doing so, there’s a workaround to export your links to do with as you please. Read More
Google Tag Manager is an awesome resource for anyone looking to easily make changes or updates to a website without having to alter the code. If you haven’t used GTM before, here’s a summary of what it can do for you straight from the horse’s mouth: “Google Tag Manager allows you to quickly and easily update tags and code snippets on your website or mobile app, and configure and flag values of mobile apps that you have created.” Or in layman’s terms – you can update or add code to your website or app without having to republish the site, or go through the process of updating and pushing your mobile app for approval again.
You can learn a lot about a company based on the links they use in their marketing. We’ve compiled our favorite hacks and tricks into a two part series exploring some competitive intelligence analysis using short URLs. Now pull up a competitor’s social media feed and let’s walk through some analysis together. Read More
Since launching the Microsoft Store in 2008, Microsoft has built a series of over 200 country specific storefronts to support its global brand, while providing their international audience with the opportunity to buy it’s beloved technology. Additionally, they’ve built out an intricate web of affiliate programs supported by the top affiliate networks around the world to help drive sales. Read More
Amazon has become one of the world’s largest ecommerce marketplaces and now has storefronts in 14 different countries. Because of it’s massive scale and global reach, Amazon is an ideal channel for affiliate marketers looking to connect people with products all over the world. In order to maximize the commissions you earn as an Amazon Associate, it’s important to understand the intricacies of using the different Associates programs for a global audience.
SaaS (Software as a Service) companies are everywhere, and they offer all sorts of potential benefits. SaaS provides access to a fully supported and constantly updated piece of software, typically in exchange for a monthly fee. Companies like Hootsuite, Buffer, and SproutSocial offer nifty services to easily manage your social media channels. Services like MOZ offer incredible tools for taking the tediousness out of SEO. The phones in our pockets are loaded with SaaS apps aimed at improving our lives in various ways. We at Geniuslink provide a service helping digital marketers bridge the Purchasing Gap through intelligent links.