With all the changes that take place within the affiliate marketing industry, it’s important to stay on top of the latest news and best practices. If you’re just starting up, this could be a helpful list to bookmark, or a handy reminder for established publishers. The following is a list of what we think are some of the most valuable and informational industry resources to help you make the most of monetizing your website. We’d love to grow this list as an evolving resource, so please feel free to add your favorites to the comments section below.
Affiliate Tip was founded by Affiliate Summit co-founder Shawn Collins, who is an experienced affiliate marketer, the founder of FeedFront Magazine, and the host of the weekly podcast 7 Minutes in Affiliate Heaven. Needless to say, Shawn provides a wealth of practical information on affiliate marketing and industry happenings on both his blog and the Affiliate Tip TV YouTube channel.
For seasoned and novice affiliates alike, amnavigator.com seeks to act as a guide in the affiliate marketing world with a wide array of resources and topics from basic to advanced. Site founder Geno Prussakov is a seasoned speaker, bestselling author, consultant and the founder of the Affiliate Management Days conference. The site offers resources on training, affiliate management, consulting, support, tools and product and program updates.
Affbuzz.com is an affiliate marketing news aggregator that compiles all the latest industry buzz in one place. This at-a-glance website is updated with a continuous flow of the latest stories, headlines, blogs, events and social updates happening in the affiliate world.
Our very own ePN blog is aimed at not only sharing information related to eBay and eBay Partner Network updates and promotions, but also sharing helpful tools and tips on a variety of topics requested by our partners. From social media tips to content advice to videos featuring best practice insights directly from ePN staff, our goal is to make our blog a valuable resource for current and prospective partners.
Specialized forums are a great place to interact with likeminded individuals and fellow publishers to share thoughts and strike up conversations on topics that are important in the affiliate space. Forums are a great place to turn to for both general and hyper-specific advice from others who may be dealing with very similar situations. We recommend checking out Warrior Forum, Digital Point and our own ePN Forum for lively discussions.
Do you have any go-to resources or websites to recommend? Please share with the community by leaving your comments in the section below.