Finding the right affiliate program for your site…

One of the great things about working online from New Zealand is that we’re already in a local community that’s small and isolated enough from the rest of the world that we’re usually happy to help each other out. Kotitihaere, a poster in our forums, has come up with some brilliant feedback to both affiliates […]

Update on the Adsense Affiliate Program

Google have already back-tracked a bit on the removal of the Adsense Affiliate Program. It looks like they only removed it for certain areas and just assumed that if an affiliate was in a certain location then they were only referring users from that location. Now that’s a pretty basic mistake for any affiliate program […]

Into 2008; Adsense affiliate program removed

There’s been a bit of a hiatus on posting at the moment due to a new addition to the family of a bouncing little baby girl so affiliate market updates will be a little light for the next few weeks but hold in there as some new developments are in the wind for AffiliatePrograms.co.nz 🙂 […]

Google takes on the affiliate market with Referrals 2.0

The New Zealand affiliate market just became a whole lot more interesting. Google have now fully launched their “Referrals 2.0” through Google Adsense. For some time now Google have offered referral fees for promoting their own internal products; Adsense itself, Google Toolbar + Firefox and others. Now they have rolled this Referrals 2.0 product (another […]

What kind of affiliates do New Zealand merchants want?

I’m happy to introduce the first in a series of four articles on affiliate marketing in New Zealand from a merchant perspective by Antony Ellis, Affiliate Manager for NZ Fine Prints, New Zealand’s largest retailer of art prints and posters; www.prints.co.nz. The next articles in the series will be; Where to find New Zealand affiliates […]

Further discussion on duplicate affiliate programs…

I was emailed recently regarding my previous post on my annoyance surrounding offering duplicate affiliate programs on a sign-on page and thought it would be worth further publishing my response here. Here are the details from the email. Hopefully the person concerned does not mind the post going public as I believe this type of […]

Google Adsense / Google Adwords tidbit

I learnt something new yesterday which may have been common knowledge to a fair number of people but changed one of the assumptions I had about how the Google Adsense program shows adverts. We’ve all seen how Adsense can sometimes show only a single advert in a large advert box. So you’ll end up with […]

ClixGalore and the NZ market

I had a good chat with the General Manager of ClixGalore.co.nz late last week. Nice guy, quite passionate about his company. They have built proprietary software and have an impressive list of features on the software they have designed. The complete inclusion of impression stats, clicks and the ‘google like’ use of EPC (earning per […]