7. Rutgers University Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey, was founded in 1766 and is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. Ranked #15 by Value Colleges for best value for a digital marketing online certificate, the university also placed #69 in the 2018 edition of the U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category in Best Colleges. … [Read more...] about The Top 28 Digital Marketing Certificate Programs to Enroll
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1. AffiliateWP If you are looking for a really effective affiliate marketing solution, AffiliateWP is definitely the product for you. The easiest and best management plugin for WordPress, AffiliateWP boasts some really effective features that can help you grow your business and make money. It allows you to set product referral rates on a per affiliate level. The affiliates can constantly promote your products and services to improve visibility, which will be easily reflected on your site’s SEO rankings. When your website’s ranking rises, it will receive more traffic, which means more conversions into paying customers. … [Read more...] about 10 Best WordPress Plugins for Affiliate Marketing
However, for savvier in-house search engine marketing organizations, SEM affiliates without direct linking may provide a welcome incremental revenue stream. If the merchant has a strong, actively managed SEM program with good Quality Scores, an affiliate is unlikely to unseat their SEM rankings. And, an affiliate can provide additional search engine marketing listings that promote the organization, possibly pushing down competitors in the same space and helping the merchant grow their overall SEM share. … [Read more...] about In-House SEM & Affiliate Search Engine Marketing Terms
Direct linking. Direct linking is where an affiliate uses your display URL in its ads, the destination URL is the affiliate tracking link, and the landing page is your on website. Most affiliate programs prohibit direct linking, although that doesn’t mean affiliates aren’t going to do it. Programs that allow direct linking typically only prohibit the practice on a merchant’s own trademarks, but allow it on all other terms, including keywords that contain marks owned by competitors. Meaning you are tacitly saying that direct linking is OK on competitors trademarks. If your affiliate advertises on a competitor’s marks, using your brand name in the display URL, the ad looks like it’s you. This means that any legal action taken by the competitor will be taken against you! … [Read more...] about Protecting Yourself From Your Affiliates’ Bad Actions
Cookie confusion. It is common for consumers to search the same keyword multiple times, and revisit ads when researching and shopping. If the consumer first clicks on the affiliate’s version of your ad and receives a cookie, then later shops and clicks on your version of the ad and buys, your affiliate will receive cookie credit for the sale. In that scenario, you wind up paying twice for the same buyer—you pay for the click, and you pay for the commission to the affiliate. … [Read more...] about Direct Linking Affiliates: Nuisance Or Serious Problem?