Affiliate Example: Using an affiliate store to increase commission revenue

Mario Johnston
25th January 2017

Affiliate Storefront Example - Online Magazine - Melbourne GirlWe often as an affiliate network get asked “what methods do affiliates use to drive traffic?”, the answer to this question is so huge it causes an avalanche of methods, in which a book could be written on each method.

Recently we came across an affiliate Melbourne Girl, who after being approached kindly gave us permission to share one of her newest methods, and one that on good execution has been used by mainly content and blogger affiliates globally to great success, in fact for some it forms a majority their affiliate revenue.

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Last minute Christmas Shopping still available

Emma Bhatti
15th December 2016

Australia Post is bracing for a record number of parcels to pass through its processing centres for delivery on Monday. Check out some of our advertisers you can continue to promote for Christmas with delivery still available before the big day:

BNKR: 20th December
Curvy: 22nd December
DJI: 20th December
Kitchen Warehouse: NSW + ACT + WA metro 19th December; QLD + SA + VIC metro 18th December
Love Honey: Regular 16th December, Express 19th December
Mura Boutique: before 9am 19th December
Real Smart: VIC metro 19th December; NSW + SA Metro 16th December
Ruby Olive: Express delivery 21st December
Spell Designs: 19th December
SurfStitch: Metro areas all – Express delivery 21st December; Regular shipping  NSW + QLD Metro- 18th December; Regional QLD + NSW – 16th December; no guarantees for delivery now in all other regions for regular shipping
The Athlete’s FootNSW + VIC Metro 19th December; QLD Metro 16th December
The Iconic: AU + NZ Metro 16th December; Sydney metro – same day delivery midday 23rd December
ToffeeOrder by 12pm, Tuesday 20th December (AU only)
Vinomofo: 16th Dec Metro areas, rural areas may differ. Melbourne will have a click and collect option

No physical delivery required!
iSubscribe: thousands of magazine subscriptions – makes the perfect gift!
Adrenaline: over 2,000 experiences and gifts across Australia: Skydiving, V8 Race Cars, Rally Driving, Hot Air Ballooning, Jet Packs and more!

Aussie Farmers Direct Project Rudolph

Emma Bhatti
8th December 2016

More than half a million Australians will struggle to put anything on the table this Christmas. According to the Foodbank Hunger Report 2016, 1 in 6 Australians reported experiencing food insecurity in the last 12 months alone. Of the 644,000 people accessing food relief every month, one third are children. In fact, low income and single parent families are the biggest groups turning to charity agencies for assistance.

Aussie Famers Direct in partnership with Foodbank, Australia’s largest hunger relief organisation, have launched Project Rudolph. Aussie Farmers Direct customers can buy a Project Rudolph Christmas meal box for a family in need. For just $45, a Project Rudolph box includes roast meat, carrots, spuds, pumpkin and Christmas cake. Orders will be taken up until the 16th December.

Aussie Farmers Direct and Foodbank will focus on supporting rural and regional communities as people living outside major cities are 11% more likely to experience food insecurity on a regular basis. Foodbank and Aussie Farmers Direct are hoping to distribute over 1,000 Christmas meal boxes this year. Affiliates, you can help support this worthy cause by using creative provided for the project found within your Commission Factory dashboard. The creative links to this landing page: https://shop.aussiefarmers.com.au/afd/christmas-festive-dinner-boxes/c/351

The Aussie Farmers Foundation was established by Aussie Farmers Direct in 2010 as an extension of their commitment to support and sustain Australian farmers.

The Foundation is grateful to the generosity of Aussie Farmers Direct customers and partners whose donations are critical to our ongoing ability to support Australian communities in need.

Cashrewards: fastest growing online shopping community in Australia

Emma Bhatti
23rd November 2016

Cashrewards is the fastest growing online shopping community in Australia and has taken the top spot in the Deloitte Tech fast 50! What an amazing growth story for the team and for Australian consumers! You can view the whole story and the 50 here.

Further accolades for Cashrewards include being named among the Top 10 Coolest Companies in Australia, as part of Anthill Magazine’s 10th Annual Cool Company Awards. Plus, a nomination for the Startcon Fin Tech start up company of the year!

You can vote for Cashrewards for Fin Tech start up company of the year here.

If you are interested in working wiht Cashrewards, please get in touch with your Commission Factory Account Manager.

Virgin Australia expands affiliate marketing reach with Commission Factory!

Emma Bhatti
17th November 2016

We are please to announce that Virgin Australia is now live on the Commission Factory network!

The Virgin Australia Preferred Partner Program offers website owners and various types of publishers the opportunity to earn extra income by referring customers to Virgin Australia. As a preferred partner, you’ll earn commission on qualified transactions and by placing Virgin Australia banners and text ads on your site, you’ll be connecting your customers to the best airline in the nation for service, quality and performance. The Virgin Australia partner program gives all the tools you need, including banners and text ads, data feeds, trusted third-party tracking, reporting and weekly payments. Sign up today to start working with one of Australia’s most trusted and desired brands.

As a Virgin Australia performance partner, you will have access to our latest sale creative and flight deals, as well as our suite of logos to help promote our current flight specials to your audience.

Any questions or comments, please get in touch with the Commission Factory team.

Shopping Links: An insight into Affiliate Marketing + Influencer Marketing

Emma Bhatti
14th November 2016

Our affiliate partner Shopping Links have created an article about the integration of Affiliate Marketing and Influencer Marketing. Shopping Links connects brands with influencers via the affiliate channel.

Have a read through it: https://shoppinglinks.com/blog/blog_detail/integrate-affiliate-marketing-influencer-marketing

Happy Friday!

Emma Bhatti
28th October 2016

Happy Friday Everyone!

 

We hope you have all had a great week.
Thank you to the team at Pixmoto for their generous hamper, it is great to have you guys on board.
Please get in touch with your Commission Factory Account Manager if you would like to collaborate with Pixmoto.

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IAB Australia’s Affiliate marketing handbook now available to download

Emma Bhatti
24th October 2016

IAB Australia’s Affiliate Marketing Working Group has published the first Affiliate Industry handbook for the Australian market.

The handbook outlines affiliate marketing basics, types of Affiliates, key players in the local market, best practice for advertisers, the role of the networks and more.

Established by IAB Australia in July 2016 as a cooperative of the major Affiliate Marketing companies in Australia, including Commission Factory, the Working Group aims to bring awareness and education to the growing local market.

Read more and download here.

Debenhams Launches on Commission Factory

Emma Bhatti
24th October 2016

debenhamsTo further cement their presence in the Australian retail landscape, and on the back of the announcement in September that Australia’s first Debenhams store will be opening in 2017, Commission Factory is proud to announce the launch of the Debenhams Affiliate Program today.

British retail icon Debenhams is a leading international, multi-channel brand with a proud British heritage which trades from over 240 stores across 27 countries. Debenhams gives its customers around the world a unique, differentiated and exclusive mix of own brands, international brands and concessions.

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The advertisers guide to Q4 success!

Emma Bhatti
13th October 2016

It is starting to feel a lot like Christmas! Well at least in the Commission Factory office it is. The Client Services team are busy making plans with our advertisers and affiliates to ensure that all parties make the most of the busy Christmas and January promotional periods.

To help our advertisers on their way to quarter 4 glory, we have created a general guide for Q4 planning. The key dates over the period are:

  • Halloween: Monday 31st October
  • Melbourne Cup: Tuesday 1st November
  • Click Frenzy: Tuesday 15th November (7pm for 24 hours)
  • Black Friday: Friday 25th November
  • Cyber Monday: Monday 28th November
  • Christmas Eve: Saturday 24th December
  • Christmas Day: Sunday 25th December
  • Boxing Day: Monday 26th December
  • New Year’s Eve: Saturday 31st December
  • New Year’s Day: Sunday 1st January 2017
  • Australia Day: Thursday 26th January 2017

The guide comprises some ideas to start you off in your panning. You can view the whole guide here.

Any questions or comments, please feel free to get in touch with the team!

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