Digging Deeper into the Affiliate Webspace with Syntryx

Affiliate marketing companies are starting to wake up to Syntryx, the game-changing data analysis tool that’s been on the scene for over a year. A powerful data collection and mining tool, Syntryx allows users to scour the web sphere for high performing existing affiliates and potential affiliate targets. What does Syntryx do? The great thing about Syntryx: it is actually a search engine and web crawler. It crawls the web with an eye out for things affiliate recruiters, media buyers, and SEO experts would be specifically looking for. However, that’s only part of the value, once all of the data is Read More…

Will Affiliate Marketing Evolve?

Recently, there was a merchant who was outed on Abestweb for trying to entice affiliates into providing a non-affiliate link back to the merchant site in exchange for a 1/2 percent commission bonus. This practice was summarily criticized by affiliates, and the merchant was forced to withdraw the offer, make several apologies and replace the consultant responsible for the idea. I think there were basically three camps of reasoning’s behind the negative acceptance of this idea. 1) People were slighted at only being offered 0.5% commission increase for this valuable rank benefiting link back. 2) People felt that this idea was unethical Read More…

US Bank Visa Not Allowing Internet Purchases

Lee Odden over at his Online Marketing Blog has related a story where a major bank is not allowing purchases made with it’s credit card over the internet. It’s not as if affiliates have enough factors getting in the way of them earning their rightful commissions. Factors including cookie blocking, parasiteware, cookie stuffers, failed tracking and other factors. However, now if credit card companies force consumers to call a company to complete an online transaction, this will certainly have an impact on affiliate sales. Affiliates and the major affiliate networks need to be aware of this, and keep an eye on Read More…

2007 AMWSO Year in Review

2007 was a year of innovation and evolution for AMWSO, and especially toward the end of the year, the door was opened for some exciting developments and opportunities in 2008. In 2007 we launched over 10 new programs, including Baghaus, Ecampus,Sonoma Diet, Jillian Michaels, along with several more. We had great success with these launches along with the affiliates who joined up and started promoting them. We helped Ecampus have their best year ever during the back to school season, and we helped Baghaus spread their brand and become a premier handbag focused merchant. Diet season is starting right now, and we have Read More…

Hypnosis Network In-House Affiliate Program Launch

Hi Everyone! Happy New Year 2008!! I’m Allen Miller and I wanted to tell you that AMWSO is taking on a new merchant that I’m sure you’ll be excited about. The company is called The Hypnosis Network, and they are the premiere publisher of recorded hypnosis sessions for weight loss, smoking cessation, and general self improvement. We know that your initial reaction to hypnosis might that it is hokey, new age, or something like that. We felt the same way at first. But after doing our due diligence on this company we found their programs to be opposite of this. The Read More…