From the Back Cover
Launch, Manage, and Build a Successful Affiliate MarketingProgram
A Step-by-Step Guide
This thorough guide shows you step by step how to research,launch, manage, and grow a successful online affiliate marketingprogram. Written by an acclaimed expert affiliate manager, thisdetailed book breaks down intimidating aspects into practical,approachable, day-by-day tasks, covering everything from performingmarket research and setting up competitive program terms torecruiting affiliates, motivating them to perform, and more.
Do crucial pre-launch research on various payment models, yourcompetition, and how best to set up tracking, reporting, and datafeeds
Set up competitive affiliate program terms
Launch the program and recruit affiliates into it
Understand the importance of an individualized approach toaffiliates, and learn how to market to the marketers
Use KPIs, metrics, competitive intelligence, and split testingto optimize performance
Avoid the deadliest affiliate management mistakes and suchpitfalls as cookie overwriting, trademark violation, and others
You'll also find:
Essential hints, tips, and techniques for everyone fromone-person shops to Fortune 500 companies
Twenty-five ready-made affiliate program promotion ideas
Real-world case studies that illustrate successes to learn fromand mistakes to avoid
Praise for Affiliate Program Management: An Hour aDay
"Well-written and completely comprehensive, this is a must-readfor merchants who want to expand brand awareness and increase salesthrough affiliate marketing."
—Rosalind Gardner, speaker and affiliate marketingconsultant, and author of The Super Affiliate Handbook andMake a Fortune Promoting Other People's Stuff Online
"It's all here, from what to do and why to do it to exactly howto do it, step by step. This book will ensure you have theknowledge you need to get it done the right way, the firsttime."
—Jim Kukral, ten-year affiliate marketing veteran andauthor of Attention! This Book Will Make You Money
"Geno has clearly been in the affiliate marketing trenches. Notonly will you learn everything you need to know, but just asimportantly, you'll learn what not to do! This is amust-read."
—Scott Allan, VP of Marketing, LinkShareCorporation
"This is the best affiliate marketing guide available. No oneknows the field like Geno Prussakov."
—Anita Campbell, CEO, Small Business Trends
"With clear explanations, plentiful real-world examples, andfantastic resource lists, this book is a comprehensive compendiumof up-to-date knowledge from a leader in the field."
—Alicia Navarro, cofounder and CEO, Skimlinks
About the Author
Award-winning affiliate management expert Evgenii "Geno" Prussakov
is founder and president of Affilinomics, an affiliate program management branch of AM Navigator LLC. He has managed affiliate programs and consulted with such top brands as Forbes, Hallmark, Nokia, Warner Music, Skype, Forex Club, and many others. He is a regular contributor to Website Magazine, FeedFront, Revenue Performance, Search Marketing Standard, Visibility Magazine, Search Engine Marketing Journal, and multiple industry blogs. He maintains his own affiliate marketing blog (amnavigator.com/blog/), for which he was named Best Affiliate Blogger in 2010 (Search & Social Awards), as well Best Affiliate Marketing Blogger of 2011 (The Affiliate Marketing Awards). He also speaks at key industry trade shows, including Affiliate Summit, a4uexpo, eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, PubCon, Internet Marketing Conference, and others.