The digital landscape has experienced a seismic shift with the recent sunset of Google Universal Analytics (UA) in favor of Google Analytics 4 or GA4, introduced in 2020. As of July 1, Google stopped processing data through UA, creating a forced migration. Ben Hardt, VP of business intelligence and innovation at X Agency, walks us through the changes and the impact on marketers.
The problem of coupon code leaks from influencers and creators to discount sites like Honey and RetailMeNot, leading to misattribution of affiliate commissions, is being addressed by a startup that uses one-time links much like those in password recovery to ensure proper credit. Social Snowball started with a platform that automates the management of influencer and creator partners on Shopify.
Ecommerce checkout is getting complicated and competitive. Consumers can choose a variety of checkout options. While this may be convenient, the question for retailers is, are you providing too many options and creating a source of friction that’s contributing to high bounce rates and cart abandonment? You need to simplify.
The Amazon Associates program has created passive income streams for bloggers, YouTubers, influencers and other social media marketers. But it took a big hit when Amazon changed the payout rates last year. Is it still worth it? First, you need to learn how the program works, to understand what the changing rates are all about.
Great affiliate and partner marketing leaders are in high demand, especially this time of year when retailers are seeking new talent to kick-start business. Here are five traits that are integral for success.