Why You Should Get Into Affiliate Marketing (and Go to Affiliate Summit)

I don’t often make short posts here in Sugarrae. But my recent reader survey told me that 32.3% of my readers don’t currently do affiliate marketing, but would like to.

The video below is actually an advertisement so to speak for Affiliate Summit – which is the largest conference centered around affiliate marketing in the world (to my knowledge). I was asked to participate in it (I’m, the chick in the PushFire shirt) because of my belief in not only the industry, but also in the experience you get by attending the conference. And I’m accompanied by some awesome people from both the SEO and affiliate industry.

What it actually ends up being is a public service announcement for affiliate marketing in general as well. If you’ve been debating getting into affiliate marketing, it’s time to stop debating and time to start acting. And because of the newcomer program, I’d highly suggest you also consider attending an Affiliate Summit (held three times a year in Las Vegas, Austin and New York City).

The next one is in Las Vegas (Affiliate Summit West) at Caesars Palace from January 13-15, 2013. If you plan to attend, let me know, because I’ll be there. Cheers.

About Rae Hoffman

Rae Hoffman aka "Sugarrae" is an affiliate marketing veteran and the CEO of PushFire, a search marketing agency specializing in SEO audits and link building strategies. She is also the author of the often controversial Sugarrae blog. You can connect with Rae via Twitter, Google+ and Facebook.

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  1. Thanks for this. I’ve had affiliate marketing on the brain but no real starting point. As Jan is still a ways away. Is there one of the affiliate management companies (ejunkie ect) that you would recommend to a biz owner that wants to begin partnering with affiliates to offer my info products?

    • Rae Hoffman says:

      Elizabeth – what I can tell you as an affiliate is that I prefer clickbank.com for information products as I think their system is a bit easier to work with as an affiliate – and they’ve never been late on a payment in all the years I’ve used them. Not saying e-junkie is bad at all – just that I’ve only had minor experience with them. I’ve used clickbank as both an affiliate and a merchant. Hope this helps!

  2. Hi Sugar. The Affiliate Summit is something I would love to attend but it is always difficult breaking away from the daily routines when your stuck over the UK. Is there something similar over here? Or do you offer digital downloads of the days events after the event itself. Many thanks and have a great day

    • Rae Hoffman says:

      I don’t own the conference, but yes, I know that they do offer videos of the sessions to “All Access Pass” and “VIP Pass” and “Networking Plus Pass” holders right after the event. :)

  3. Just found this. I’ve been in bricks and mortar forever and online affiliate selling sounds very interesting. Do you have any suggestions for clothing affiliates? Wish I could go to a conference but I would need to develop a way to pay…

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