I am excited to welcome Schaaf-PartnerCentric as the newest sponsor for U.S. Affiliate Management Days 2013!
SchaafPC is sponsoring lanyards at our upcoming show. Here’s how the company describes themselves:
At Schaaf-PartnerCentric, we optimize affiliate programs on behalf of our clients. Whether you are launching a program or have an existing program, our team is ready to assist you.
We believe that success comes from professional intimacy, which enables us to discover and address the pain points our merchant clients experience every day. As our client Jeremy Young, CEO for Tanga.com, puts it: “The team at Schaaf-PartnerCentric have become an extension of the Tanga family. They have internalized our goals and objectives.”
Schaaf-PartnerCentric is one of the oldest and largest outsourced affiliate program management agencies (OPMs) – staffed with top affiliate management talent with years of collective experience.
Our expertise is in building attainable, sustainable growth within the affiliate channel. We do it all – from strategy and program optimization to affiliate outreach and recruitment. As one of our first clients (still with us today) said, “Schaaf-PartnerCentric is a key partner in creating a robust program that rivals paid search as our biggest channel, but at a better, more consistent ROI.” [source]
Welcome aboard, SchaafPC! We appreciate your support.
While there are still thirty-six days left until our inaugural European show, which is set to take place in London on May 15-16, an important deadline is coming up in just three days.
We are still in Early Bird registration period, but it ends at the end of day (GMT) this Friday, April 12. Register before the Early Bird ends to save £300.00 (or over $450.00) on your pass!
Remember also that each additional attendee from the same company registered at the same time receives an extra £100.00 off the two-day pass.
Hope to see you in London in May!
It is already customary for us to conduct pre-conference speaker interviews leading up to Affiliate Management Days. And our U.S. Affiliate Management Days 2013, which is coming up in just 7 days, hasn’t been an exception.
Here is a handy list of a dozen of pre-show interviews with AM Days SF 2013 speakers:
The above list is merely alphabetical.
If you haven’t yet registered for AM Days SF 2013, there is still time!! Register by the end of day Friday (April 12) to get in at regular price.
With our U.S. show being just 10 days away, and the lanyards sponsorship still being available, I would like to do something unprecedented… Our lanyards sponsorship costs $3,000.00. As the Sponsorship Opportunities guide says, it is a great way to “greet attendees as they arrive at registration by giving them a lanyard which will be pre-attached to all delegate badges, ensuring maximum exposure during the event.”
Today I would like to discount this sponsorship “half price”, bringing the cost down to only $1,500. If you are interested email Paul Gillis soon.
By the way the sponsorship guide doesn’t mention another extremely important component. With all the photographs that we take [see them here], the lanyards sponsor gets an amazing visibility (way beyond the time of the show itself, I must add) with this! Here are just a few examples (with Payoneer badges) from our previous shows:
Once again, if interested in this great deal, contact Paul Gillis at 1-508-644-0641 or via email a.s.a.p. (as you will also want to supply the lanyards themselves).
Today it is my pleasure to welcome the newest Bronze Sponsor of Affiliate Management Days San Francisco 2013, Linkdex.
Here is how they describe themselves:
Linkdex Publisher Discovery is a unique data resource, serving the performance marketing industry, underpinned by the highly successful Linkdex data platform: our job is to make the outreach process for successfully engaging with new affiliate publishers efficient, time-effective and, most of all, cost-effective.
Whether it’s for a network, an agency, OPM or a merchant, the suite of tools across the Linkdex Discovery Publisher platform allows for identification of publishers across 135 territories in multiple languages. We can analyze any merchant working with any major affiliate network – as well as providing a wealth of information on authors who monetize using affiliate marketing, or write within any online sector.
Used by clients throughout the US, UK and Europe, Linkdex Publisher Discovery services the performance marketing industry globally.
Welcome aboard, Linkdex; and thank you for our support.
Registrations for our U.S. Affiliate Management Days 2013 are rolling in fast, but before registering many want to, first, book their accommodations in San Francisco.
I have just received the following email:
I’m looking into booking a hotel room. The Marriott Marquis appears to be full. Is there any hotel that you would suggest me looking at?
This is correct. Both Marriott Marquis (the conference hotel), and, also The Westin (the next-door hotel, which we used for our 2012 show) are already fully booked.
However, there are plenty of other hotel options in walking distance, which still have room availability.
The above snapshot has been taken from Google’s Hotel Finder. The green bubble is the conference hotel, while the red ones are the other hotels to consider.
I have asked a few of most recent registrants about the hotels they’ve booked, and it seems that Hotel Union Square, Hotel Abri, and Hotel Fusion still have rooms available. Click the above map, enter your dates, and the Hotel Finder will give you your options.
Looking forward to seeing you in 12 days!
Today I am excited to announce the two newest sponsors of Affiliate Management Days 2013: ExactTarget on Silver level, and Snow Consulting on Bronze level.
Here’s what ExactTarget is:
ExactTarget is a leading global provider of cross-channel digital marketing software-as-a-service solutions that empower organizations of all sizes to communicate with their customers through email, mobile, social media, Web and marketing automation. ExactTarget’s suite of integrated applications enable marketers to drive customer engagement, increase sales and improve return on marketing investment. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana with offices in North America, Europe, South America and Australia, ExactTarget trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “ET.” [more here]
And here’s how Snow Consulting describes themselves:
Your affiliate program is our business at Snow Consulting. We have the experience, knowledge, and trust within the affiliate marketing community with our team of veteran managers working together to make your program as successful as possible. We specialize in launching, growing, and managing affiliate programs of all kinds and in many niche markets. Our goal is to make the affiliate marketing channel a serious revenue stream for your company, enjoying a mutually beneficial long-term partnership.
At Snow Consulting, we work with all the major affiliate networks and in-house solutions. Whether your company caters to consumers or businesses, we will be able to assist in your overall marketing strategy. Founder Roger Snow has been in the affiliate marketing business managing programs since 1999. Contact us today to discuss how we can take your affiliate program to the next level.
Roger Snow will also co-present with Brian Schwartz of LivePerson on Day 1, discussing the topic of passive affiliate recruitment.
We thank both of these companies for their support.
Our closest show is coming up in just 12.5 days. But there is still time to register!
Yesterday you might have noticed the appearance of a new button in the sidebar of Affiliate Management Days SF 2013 pages/section:
We have rolled it out an integration of our 2013 U.S. conference with Bizzabo, a popular mobile application. This mobile app helps us enhance attendees’ onsite experience.
If you are attending our San Francisco show in April 2013, here’s how you can make it work for you:
- The app is available both for iPhones, and Android phones
- You may download it from your app store
- Once it’s installed you want to search for “Affiliate Management Days”
- Click “Join community” and login with your Linkedin account
Once you’ve joined, you are signed up and part of the community, which give you access to the full conference agenda on your mobile device, access to our Twitter stream, and the ability to message other users of the community via the app. Yes, it’s great for networking, and I strongly encourage you to join!
Another great thing about this app is that you do not need to download a new one for each conference you attend, but keep using the same one for all our future events.
Earlier today UPS has delivered my passport with a UK visa (see below), and I thought it would be good to remind everyone for whom Affiliate Management Days London 2013 may be an international conference that they want to ensure all their travel documents are in order too.
There are still nearly 55 days left until the conference. So, now is a good time to check on your documents and/or visa requirements for your country.
Besides British attendees (who, obviously, do not need to worry about anything of this kind), we already have registrants from Germany, Finland, Latvia, United States, Romania, Russia. If you will be traveling to our first European show from abroad, make sure you have all the necessary documents well before you arrive at the airport.
Earlier this week Interbrand has revealed their ranking of Best Retail Brands of 2013. Like many others we’ve learned of this from Forbes.
As I look through the annual report on America’s 50 most valuable brands, I am especially thrilled to report that a number of them fuel up right here at Affiliate Management Days. Here are the ones that have already attended our previous two shows:
Of course, I could also list logos of such consumer’s favorites as Google, Microsoft, Zappos, JCPenney, InterContinental Hotels Group, American Express and others that get equipped and inspired at AM Days, but none of these made the above-quoted list this time.
Are you planning on coming to our conference? We have two 2013 shows lined up:
Hope to see you either in San Francisco next month, or in London in May!