Industry and Partner Content Roundup: May 23

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It’s time for another roundup of industry tips and trends! Read on to see what’s new and on the radar for your fellow affiliates. Ebates: The Best Things to Buy in May

There’s still time to take advantage of spring-cleaning buying trends. EPN partner Ebates covers the top things consumers are shopping for to freshen up their homes and get ready to head outside this season. Deals on products like mattresses, portable outdoor speakers and new kitchen gadgets all make the list.

FeedFront: 5 Affiliate Marketing Success Tips for Bloggers

In this FeedFront article, creative DIY blogger Jen Goode lends insight into how she’s found success at 100Directions.com. She recommends putting existing content to work, starting a conversation with visitors, connecting with your program manager and more.

EPN: The Affiliate Marketer’s Guide to SEO

Was one of your goals this year to finally kick-start an SEO program? We won’t judge if you haven’t started yet, but we will recommend checking out our handy SEO guide to get it in motion.

Duct Tape Marketing: Content is No Longer King

Speaking of SEO, EPN affiliate Will Hawkins shared an interesting article from Duct Tape Marketing on how less is more when using content to fuel your SEO and traffic strategy. “Let me say that by content,” he explains, “I mean long, deep, dramatic, useful, dare I say epic, educational content.” Rather than focusing on packing an editorial calendar with blog posts 3x/week, you’re better off writing a few epic posts a month and using them to fuel every channel.

Shane Dolby: How to Convince Yourself to Exercise Prior to Work

It’s warming up outside, though if you find yourself getting trapped inside working from home you might never know it. EPN affiliate Shane Dolby shares tips on how to start your day right with some exercise before heading back to the home office.

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