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Get Ahead of Tax Season: A Top Category in Q1 & Q2

Tax services is one of the hottest advertiser categories in Q1 with its first sales peak hitting in late January/early February. Think this category ...

How to Execute a Successful Q4 Strategy

You’ve determined your Q4 strategy through promotional planning, historical analysis, and account review by reading our post How to Plan a Successful ...

The Power of Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is the only marketing channel that engages consumers both online and offline at every point of the customer journey, worldwide. ...

How to Plan a Successful Q4 Strategy

Q4 can be a busy time of year, as affiliate managers hustle to schedule and coordinate brand and site promotions as well as ensure they meet program ...

Making the Most of CJ's Shopping Feed Format

A comprehensive product feed, also known as a product catalog, can enable opportunities between advertisers and publishers across all levels and ...

Product Widgets for Publishers

Why display one product when you can showcase several? What is a Widget? A widget is a slideshow, collage or grid that allows a publisher to enhance ...

How to Use the Deep Link Generator

Deep Linking tools for Publishers will allow you to save time, increase opportunity, and easily scale your business.  Deep Link Generator Streamline ...

Ready Yourself for Affiliate

Before jumping into affiliate, it’s important to assess what you’ll need to bring to the table. Many publishers dive in and expect quick results, but ...

Launch of CJ Ambassador Program

We are excited to announce the launch of our first CJ Ambassador Program, an annual certification for agency partners! This initiative allows ...

Best Practices for Communicating with Publishers

Recently, we shared the top reasons an advertiser would want to reach out to their publishers, like sharing program, company, and promotional ...

Potential Program Growth—Just a Call Away

Proper communication with your publishers is key to managing a successful affiliate program. But where do you start? This is a common question we ...

5 Reasons for Publisher Outreach

The affiliate space is an exceptionally relationship-oriented industry, and thus communication is key for any successful affiliate program.  A common ...

Craft Your Cross-Device Strategy

Since launch on May 24, we’ve shared a lot about what Cross-Device is, how it works, and why it’s valuable to you. But now that you’re informed on ...

Maximize Reach via Publisher Grouping

Publisher Groups allow you to organize publishers into categories or segments within your affiliate program. For example, you can build groups based ...

How to Best Survey Your Publisher Base

A key to growing your affiliate program is to understand how to communicate successfully with your publishers, and finding what works best to convert ...

How to Create an Attractive Program Description

The CJ Affiliate network is an expansive eco-system of advertisers and publishers that is constantly growing, offering both parties countless ...

CJ Affiliate Spotlight Interview on GroupHigh

Recently, our Senior Director of Publisher Development, Sarah Crosby, sat down with influencer marketing blog and software provider, GroupHigh. In ...

CJAM: Tell a Story with Your Data

Here at CJ, we have no shortage of data. Everything you need to know about your consumers is flowing through our system, the CJ Account Manager ...

CJ Affiliate's APIs: 5 Things You Should Know

Recently, one of our publishers said to me, “I didn’t know that your APIs at CJ did that!” After speaking with some other clients, it became clear ...

Affiliate Marketing 101: A Forrester Report

As marketers search for ways to exponentially grow their audience reach, and convert said audience into new and repeat customers, affiliate marketing ...

CJ Account Manager: Top-Notch Tactical Tips

Here at CJ Affiliate, we’re passionate about a number of critical things: how we can move the affiliate industry forward, enable client success, and ...

Disclosures: What You Need to Know

Affiliate marketing isn't just about helping advertisers and publishers, it's also about helping consumers find the products and services they want. ...

Keeping Track of Affiliate Tracking

As a new year starts it's easy to be so focused on rolling out new campaigns that you forget all about your affiliate tracking code. If your account ...

Scouting Advertisers for a Successful Season

As a member of the Publisher Development team, I am always searching for new advertisers to recommend to publishers. Like a baseball scout looking to ...

Get the Most Out of Client Support

We’ve all been there—completely confused and looking for a quick resolution. We follow our impulse to immediately call the 800 number or send an ...

How to Drive New-to-File Customers

Today's always-on, multi-channel ecosystem has impacted consumer buying behavior, brand loyalty, and overall lifetime value (LTV). Now is the time to ...

Get Accepted into More Programs, More Often

Have you tried applying to an Advertiser's program only to be stuck in "pending" forever or, worse, swiftly declined? It's a frustration many ...

Publishers: Know Your Terms, Be Compliant

Within the affiliate marketing space, compliance serves as an integral part of maintaining the Advertiser-Publisher relationship. There are "smash ...

High Performance Teams

Henrik Kniberg is a prominent thought leader in the software community and runs a software consultancy in Europe. If you haven't had the opportunity ...

Logging as a First Class Citizen

Today, I would like to explore how applications can be designed differently if logging were not treated as an afterthought or debugging tool, but as ...

New Updates to Publisher Reporting

Fast, accurate reporting is a key part of a publisher's ability to manage and optimize their business. For years, CJ has led the pack in reporting, ...

How to Reactivate Your CJ Affiliate Account

Springtime comes closer for us Californians, a luxury we take for granted. Indoor couch potatoes start coming out of their homes to enjoy the sun, ...

CJ Affiliate Product Update: Publisher Home Tab

We gave you the heads up a few weeks ago, and now CJ Affiliate Product and Engineering teams are excited to announce the new "Home tab" is now live ...

CJ Affiliate Publisher Home Tab Overhaul Coming Soon

There's no place like home. There's no place like home. There's no place like Home tab. All of us working in CJ Affiliate Product think Dorothy and ...

CJ Affiliate Technology Stack: In Under 600 Words

Greetings! As Director of Engineering here at CJ Affiliate, I'd like to officially welcome you to the CJ Technology blog series, where we intend to ...

Identification: It’s everywhere!

As I sit here outside the ski lodge waiting for my dad and brother to finish their last ski run of the day, I realize that if it weren't for their ...

Digging into the CJ Deep Linking Tool

Vigilantly working on the front lines at CJ, our Support Teams serve a dual role – as the eyes and ears of the CJ Network. Think back to your last ...

Cookie “Dough”: Understanding the Publisher Payment Cycle

I will always remember the Easy Bake Oven I received during the holidays one year. As a young girl already looking up to her mom's amazing cooking ...

Contacting CJ Affiliate Client Services

Tis' the season to…evaluate and grow your affiliate marketing program? Fa la la la la, la la la Fact. That's just the way things work around here at ...

Mobile Optimized Affiliate Links – Now Searchable

CJ Product and Engineering teams are extremely excited to announce another milestone update: now CJ Mobile Certified Advertisers can designate any of ...