Affiliate Marketing

A Customer Acquisition Strategy for a Digital-First World
June 23, 2021 at 11:58 am

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer behavior have accelerated an already growing e-commerce industry, and as a result have forced retailers to re-evaluate how they can capture their share of this growing market. Given this shift we’ve seen in consumer behavior, it’s imperative that retailers prioritize online customer acquisition. With vaccination rates on…

3 Predictions for Retail Marketers in 2021
January 19, 2021 at 12:10 pm

Consumer needs and behaviors are changing rapidly, challenging retail marketers to keep pace with quickly evolving habits and preferences. For example, at the beginning of the pandemic when many airlines were gearing up for the summer vacation travel boom, consumers were shifting their dollars to home goods, loungewear and bread makers, and pausing on airline…

How Tuft & Needle is Optimizing Affiliate and Influencer Marketing
October 5, 2020 at 7:33 pm

In episode 267 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Julianne Kiider, affiliate and influencer manager at Tuft & Needle, a sleep company revolutionizing the way people buy mattresses online. Listen in as Kiider discusses Tuft & Needle's history and mission, her role at the company, and how affiliate marketing fits into the brand's marketing…

COVID-19 Resources: Leadership, Data, Employment Info., and Fun Stuff
May 3, 2020 at 7:36 pm

Welcome to this week's Retail Resources blog post, a curated list of the best content and resources I've seen over the past week that I hope will help you navigate through the coronavirus pandemic. This week I offer information about leadership, interesting data, employment information, and fun stuff that will hopefully help improve your spirits!…

The Marketing Channel Retailers Are Reopening Their Budgets For
May 1, 2020 at 4:04 pm

In addition to changing how consumers work, the COVID-19 crisis is also changing how they shop. Instead of going to brick-and-mortar stores to purchase goods, consumers are focusing their shopping online. In fact, among primarily store-based retailers, the number of online orders in the U.S. and Canada were up 56 percent year-over-year for the two…

How Affiliate Marketing Boosts Customer Trust and Sales for Purple
April 19, 2020 at 5:12 pm

In episode 243 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews James Brohamer, director of omnichannel marketing at Purple, a comfort technology company that specializes in the direct-to-consumer sales of mattresses, pillows and other bedding accessories. Listen in as Brohamer discusses the brand's history, its online and brick-and-mortar distribution channels, and why Purple decided to…

Bedding Brand Sheets & Giggles Launches Co-Op to Support COVID Relief
April 16, 2020 at 4:53 pm

Many retailers and brands are continuing to find ways to give back and provide support during the coronavirus pandemic. In this video, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Colin McIntosh, founder and CEO of eco-friendly eucalyptus bedding brand Sheets & Giggles, about how the company quickly donated money to emergency relief funds, as well as committed to…

How Hair Care Brand amika is Helping Salon Owners and Stylists During COVID-19
April 13, 2020 at 10:01 am

In episode 242 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Chelsea Riggs, brand president at amika, a brand of hair care and styling tools. Listen in as Riggs discusses how amika's sales in beauty salons and Sephora stores have been impacted by the crisis, the growth of the brand's direct-to-consumer business, and how the…

Invest In Partnerships To Drive Growth And Competitive Advantage
August 8, 2019

Impact, the global leader in Partnership Automation, commissioned a global study conducted by Forrester Consulting confirming a direct correlation between a business's partnership program maturity and their ability to meet and exceed revenue and growth goals

4 Tips for Combating Link Rot in Affiliate Marketing
July 2, 2019 at 10:45 am

Link rot is a stealthy topic in affiliate marketing. It costs the industry an estimated $4.3 million in commission each month — $1.15 million on Black Friday in the U.S. alone — yet surprisingly few people discuss it. More significantly, few businesses plan out strategies to actively combat link rot, and those responsible for tracking…