Dan Golden is one of the brightest bulbs lighting up the digital marketing industry. As President and Chief Search Artist at Be Found Online (BFO), Dan and his co-founder, Steve Krull, have built BFO into one of the fastest growing full-service digital marketing agencies in the Midwest, optimizing paid and organic media across search, display, social, and mobile platforms for their clients. BFO has also been voted one of the best places to work in Chicago. In this Outperform...
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Thursday, September 21st at 1pm EDT Advances in mobile are changing the entire marketing world, and affiliate is no exception. With mobile shopping now accounting for 2 out of 3 digital shopping minutes, connecting with customers via the mobile web and apps is becoming an indispensable tool in the affiliate marketer’s armory. In this webinar, Merove Heifetz, Director of Digital Strategy at Acceleration Partners, and Justin Thomas, VP of Partnerships at Button, will discuss the...
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John Ruhlin just might be the best gift-giver in the world. As founder of gifting and logistics company, The Ruhlin Group and author of Giftology, John knows a thing or two about why gifting matters and how, when it’s done right, it’s one of the most effective ways to: Get more referrals Stand out (in a good way) Get a meeting with almost any decision-maker Increase your client and employee retention Win the hearts and minds of your industry influencers and...
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Between Q2 2016 and Q2 2017, we analyzed affiliate program data from clients actively working with us and compiled the highlights in this must-read benchmark report. When you download it, you’ll learn: Why Q2 affiliate channel revenue grew 19.87% Y/Y Why revenue during Father’s Day week increased 49.01% Y/Y What helped improve affiliate clicks 27.97% Y/Y What contributed to 123% Y/Y revenue growth for content publishers You’ll also get smart strategy recommendations...
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Lack of talent – people with the right skills, experience and know-how to properly manage an affiliate program – is a real issue facing the affiliate marketing industry. On this Outperform episode, Emily Tetto (Director of Talent and Culture) and Angela Hughes, (Associate Director of Affiliate Training and Quality) discuss what Acceleration Partners is doing to help resolve this issue. Listen to the episode here: If you can’t see the embedded player above, you can listen to...
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SUMMARY Acceleration Partners’ AP Influence program connects clients with micro-influencers through a unique partnership structure to help reach and engage niche audiences through influencer-generated content and track performance along the way. Read the full case study > CONTENT CHALLENGES FACING AP CLIENTS Over the past few years, many of our clients have increased their focus on bringing high-value content affiliates into their affiliate program in an effort to drive brand...
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  “When we gave these bracelets to our friends and family, we were sharing our Pura Vida journey with them.” – Griffin Thall In this Outperform podcast episode, we chat with Griffin Thall, CEO and Co-Founder of Pura Vida Bracelets, as a part of our Profile of a Growth Marketer (PGM) series. Griffin and his long-time friend, Paul Goodman, founded Pura Vida Bracelets in 2010. Since then, they’ve grown it into a million-dollar business venture and provide fill-time jobs to over...
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Download Chapter 1 of Performance Partnerships There isn’t a company in the world that couldn’t benefit from more partnerships built upon a performance model. Performance Partnerships: The Checkered Past, Changing Present and Exciting Future of Affiliate Marketing, will give you an eye-opening, behind-the-scenes look at the affiliate (performance) marketing industry. Download this exclusive release of the book's introduction, foreward by Cameron Herold and first chapter. You will...
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Most companies know what Influencer Marketing is, but they don’t know how to cost-effectively get important bottom-of-funnel metrics from their influencer campaigns, such as engagement, click through rate, or impressions. On this Outperform episode, Alison Chew, Acceleration Partners' Director of Partners & Innovation, will explain how brands can access these important KPIs and get a better understanding for how their influencer campaigns are performing. Listen to the episode...
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The affiliate marketing model has many different parts, players and partnerships. To make it easy to remember the who’s who and what’s what in this essential marketing framework, we created a one-page quick guide to the Key Players in the Affiliate Marketing Model. Download it for free so you can have a quick reference whenever you need it! To get the full picture of all the players, including in-depth details about each group and how they all work together, download our Ultimate...
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Technology is an important component of an affiliate program; it’s the technology that makes it possible for companies to track and measure the performance of their program as well as properly pay their partners. This technology is provided through either an affiliate network or a software as a service (SaaS) platform. Download our free quick guide to Affiliate Networks and SaaS Platforms and have an easy-to-understand reference for what each technology solution does, how they are...
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Attribution continues to be a perplexing topic for marketers. With consumers engaging with various touchpoints throughout their buyer journey, it can be a struggle for businesses to assign credit to the appropriate channels. Kelly Ground, Senior Account Manager at Acceleration Partners and Michael Loban, CMO of InfoTrust LLC will address some key challenges with attribution and offer best practices to follow when creating an attribution model for your business. In this webinar you will...
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