Over the last ten years, we’ve seen the traditional affiliate landscape evolve into the much broader partner and affiliate marketing space we know today. Brands are now looking towards a forward-thinking partner marketing model based on data, scale, and analytics. Transformational partnerships are the next step in this digital marketing progression, allowing brands to drive customer acquisition and stronger customer loyalty as well as become more efficient with their time and resources.
A fundamental principle of partner marketing is that a brand's partnerships should be tracked, recorded and rewarded based on their performance.
To sift through the sea of information, identify trends, and distill actionable insights, advertisers must develop strategies for ingesting and managing their data streams, identify the key metrics that align with their overall business goals, and ensure those are analyzed in a relevant and meaningful context.
Over the last seven years, major brands have been shifting towards technology to manage their partnerships and affiliates—which means that the service required to support them has evolved too.
Pandora's Managing Director A/NZ Jane Huxley at Innovation Day 2017
Five years ago, Pandora Radio came to Australia. How did a music streaming service carve—and cement—a space for itself in a market that equated its name with high-end jewellery? By forging innovative partnerships that drove tremendous growth for the brand.
Happy Monday, marketers! For this week's performance marketing news roundup, we looked at some of the issues plaguing the digital advertising industry ranging from a lack of transparency to mobile ad blocking—and what some companies are doing to combat them. We also take a look at an interesting way that retailer Jo-Ann Fabric hopes to tie together offline and online customer experiences.
The way we buy has most certainly changed. We’ve seen large brick and mortar stores such as Dick Smith move to online only. We’re all waiting in anticipation for Amazon to enter the Australian market this year. In a market where you can now order something online and have it arrive on the same day, the Australian retail industry is focusing more than ever on the end-to-end customer experience.
The affiliate marketing landscape has changed dramatically over the years. Where brands once focused purely on horizontal growth through higher volumes of affiliates, there's now a focus on driving true vertical growth by creating higher value with strategic affiliates and key marketing partners.
The 89th Academy Awards had no shortage of drama - from politically-charged speeches to the big mix up for Best Picture with Moonlight and La La Land. As with any major event, brand marketers worked to get in on the action.
In today's roundup of online and partner marketing news and opinion, we look at some analysis and coverage of the marketing and advertising buzz around the 2017 Oscars.
Over the past few years, the affiliate marketing industry has drastically evolved. While the term "affiliate" denotes an official connection, it connotes an association or attachment not necessarily rooted in full mutual benefit. Conversely, a partnership implies a more solid relationship where both parties work together to navigate risks, improve efforts, and share in profits.
As the marketing and media landscape continues to evolve, we're seeing more and more brands create strategic partnerships to drive customer engagement, subscriptions and sales.
Many of these partnerships are expanding beyond traditional affiliate relationships, and shared data and insights is helping drive true growth and profitabilty for partners.
In today's roundup of online and partner marketing news and opinion, we look at some of the recent marketing partnerships from around the world - including mobile app Snapchat, and Discovery Communications, the media & entertainment company behind 'Shark Week' and and 'Myth Busters.'