iolo Affiliate Program : Five ways to better promote iolo technologies.

iolo.com is best known for the System Mechanic software, which after over 15 years of development is, at the time of writing, on version 12.5 . For over 5 years iolo has relied upon AMWSO to manage, develop and grow their affiliate program. So we’re going to take a look at some of the key areas of success that we are seeing from the program starting with some of the ways that our affiliate partners promote and pre-sell the iolo products. Video ::  iolo has a growing selection of just under 30 videos that affiliates can use on the sites Read More…

Couponing and Coupons in Australia.

This is the first in a series of articles taking a look at affiliate marketing in Australia. This first article takes a look at couponing and price comparison engines, and was written by Ashley Howe from the Australian site Flipit. When you think about the best markets for coupon codes, Australia is not a country which immediately springs to mind. Countries like the US and the UK have a huge market for coupons, but Australia is lagging behind. Research conducted by DGM in 2013 has shown that comparison engines are ranked as the most popular type of affiliate marketing in Read More…

Affiliate Marketing Ideas for Merchants

The year might have started but it’s never too late to look at new ideas and tips on ways to improve your affiliate program. So here are a selection of ideas from the AMWSO team that we believe you’ll find interesting and useful. Customer Feedback :: Customers can provide a never ending supply of useful information, not only about your own site, but about sites they like that may be related to your site. Doing a survey that includes questions regarding your customers other favorite sites, especially those related to your business in some way, can provide you with a Read More…

Shopper Expectations

Shoppers’ Great Expectations. Baynote surveyed 1,000 U.S. online holiday shoppers following Cyber Monday, 2013, to gain insight into consumer behavior and key buying influencers across various retail channels, including physical stores, eCommerce websites, social networks, tablets and mobile devices.   While we have no details ourselves on how the AMWSO clients did with their offline sales, it was very interesting to see , where they were tracked, that US based purchases from mobile devices accounted for some 14 % of purchases during December. To top that we have actually seen an increase of purchases from mobile devices to 20% so Read More…

The Five Best things in 2013

Not in order and, not all related to affiliate marketing, some things were just unbeatable no matter what they were compared to! The AMWSO Site Got Exploited : A good thing I hear you say! Yes a good thing, because it finally forced me to get the site updated. The old site had done us proud for 5 or 6 years, but it was getting a bit dated. The change was forced on us due to some one exploiting our wild card setup for the sub domain settings, causing our site to suddenly replicate itself masses of times and for Read More…