February 2014

Disclosure: If I'm not making money through affiliate links on the post you're currently reading, it's an oversight on my part and will be corrected soon.

Whether you're an affiliate or merchant running an affiliate program, it's crucial that you keep up-to-date with Internet Sales Tax Reform happening in your state.

This week I published a post on the Performance Marketing Association blog containing the various legislation [passed and proposed] across the United States. If your business is located in one of the highlighted states, you should be aware of how the legislation may impact your business.

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There will be a Performance Marketing Summit in Austin, TX on April 23, 2014.

South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery

The one day conference is being held at the South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery.

The Performance Marketing Summit in Austin will be limited to 50 people – we'll all be in one room with a focus on networking and education.

All sessions will be just 18 minutes long.

This will be a very different kind of event from Affiliate Summit – it will last a half day with lunch catering from Torchy's Tacos, and the cost will be only $25.

South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery Garage

More details soon on Performance Marketing Summit 2014 in Austin.

college-scholarship-300x200[1]Need help getting yourself to Affiliate Summit East 2014? We will be sponsoring up to fifty Affiliate Summit Pay It Forward Scholarships for affiliates to attend the conference for the first time.

The goal of the scholarships is to make the education and networking experience of Affiliate Summit available to affiliates who might not otherwise be able to attend.

Each recipient of the Affiliate Summit Pay It Forward Scholarships will be awarded one VIP Pass (a $1,249 value) to Affiliate Summit East 2014, taking place August 10-12, 2014 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

VIP Passes include breakfast and lunch on Monday and Tuesday; admission to the Meet Market, exhibit hall, Keynotes, all educational sessions on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday; participation in the Newcomer program; and access to all recorded session videos.

Applicants will be considered based on current participation in and future contribution to the affiliate marketing industry. All applicants must also have valid US addresses to qualify.

Interested candidates will answer one of these three questions in essay form in 300 words or less:

  • What is something broken in affiliate marketing and how can we fix it?
  • What do you hope to accomplish in affiliate marketing?
  • My idea for an affiliate site is to…

All applications will be reviewed by the Affiliate Summit Advisory Board, and winners of the scholarships will be notified on or about Monday, June 23, 2014.

In order to be considered for an Affiliate Summit Pay It Forward Scholarship, please complete the online application. The deadline for submission is Friday, June 13, 2014.