3 Steps in Picking the Perfect Affiliate Partners
Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways you can sell your product. There are a lot of advantages to having someone else sell for you, including exposure to an audience you may have never reached on your own. Building out your affiliate program is like choosing your friends; you need to carefully pick and choose who you work with since they will be directly representing your brand and…
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Making Back-to-School Easy
School is back in session and students everywhere are finally back into the swing of studying, homework, and extracurricular activities…
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Traffic Acquisition + Personalization = Higher Conversion Rates for Marketers
As a marketer, building out your list of affiliates is an important component of your traffic acquisition strategy. Understanding first what is working for your competitors is a great initial step—Phase 1. After all, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.”
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- Battle of the Blogs: Tumblr Wins, but Can Advertisers Open Users’ Wallets? >>
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Why Email Marketing is Still Effective for Brands
As someone who always wants the latest news from retailers, I am on the email lists of almost all of my favorite brands: apparel, make-up, food, bookstore etc. You may think I’m crazy, but I am definitely not alone on this. Based on Compete survey result, 46.2% of people receive more than 10 emails from retailers in a typical week and 19.9% of them receive more than 30 emails.
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Instagram Desktop Usage On The Rise
Recent enhancements to Instagram’s desktop site has increased functionality and improved the user experience overall…
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Search Share: MLB
Will MLB.com strike out or hit a home run (these puns were more deliberate) against the opposition in search marketing?
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August Data is Now Live – Fantasy Football, Back to School, Adult Swim and More
August data is now live and available in Compete PRO! August saw the annual rise of fantasy football sites, back-to-school sites, and more. Check out our Monthly Fast Movers!
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- June Data is Now Live – Women’s World Cup and E3 Drive Traffic Surges >>
- May Data is Now Live – Flower Sites Bloom for Mother’s Day >>
- April Data is Now Live – The Masters, ProFlowers, and More >>
Bridging the Gap: Desktop Behaviors for Smartphone Insights?
We asked consumers in our industry-leading desktop panel about whether they own smartphones and to what extent they have installed applications (apps) tied to specific industries.
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Are You Getting Mobile Right? (Part III)
How can marketers increase their share of mobile consumer activity? It’s important for marketers to view their brand’s mobile presence within the context of their competition, because they could be missing best-in-class opportunities that their competitors have already discovered.
- Are You Getting Mobile Right? (Part II) >>
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Getting Digital Right with Kelly Johnson
In the video, Kelly Johnson of ESPN shares her perspective on Getting Digital Right at ESPN and the importance of understanding how digital works in the landscape of how people are consuming media.
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Winter Holiday First Half Highlights: Amazon Gets Some Attention
With around 20% of retail sales occurring at the end of the year, stakes are high right now for the retail industry to capture consumer attention and convert into sales ASAP. While the results aren’t in yet, Cyber Week provides a great first look into the race thus far.