Recruitment

Looking Beyond Traditional Affiliates: Is Content King?

The fastest growing affiliate programs actively recruit publishers to their programs. They invest in new publishers and test out new models.  This ...

The Right Way to Engage with New Affiliate Partners

Here are some useful ways to grow your advertising portfolio, establish new affiliate partners and diversify your publisher mix. This article ...

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 ...

Network Publisher Recruitment Provides Sustainable Brand Growth

In affiliate marketing, the recruitment of new, quality Publishers, and nurturing those relationships, is critical to long-term growth. Network ...

Vertical Management Services for Publishers

Publishers, does it frustrate you when you are declined from an advertiser application or don’t hear back after applying to an advertiser’s ...

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 ...

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 ...

Make the Most of Your Branded Sign Up Page

This month CJ rolled out a new and improved Branded Sign Up Page, and customizing this portion of your program is now easier than ever. As an ...

4 Steps to Take Your Affiliate Program Global

Developing an international publisher base and “Going Global” is always a topic of conversation within the affiliate channel. Although many ...

Expand Your Reach: Diversify Publisher Base [Part 2]

*You must be logged into the CJ Account Manager Support Center for the links in this article to be active. We're back again with two more affiliate ...

Expand Your Reach: Diversify Publisher Base [Part 1]

*You must be logged into the CJ Account Manager Support Center for the links in this article to be active. Publisher diversification strategies can ...

How to Develop a Successful Payout Structure

Note: You must be logged into the CJ Account Manager Support Center for the links in this article to be active. A great way to motivate publishers to ...

Publisher Tricks & Treats: Get Ready for Halloween

October is almost here and with it comes the beginning of the holiday season; fall leaves lead to pumpkin flavored everything, which spills over into ...

5 Things You May Not Know About DealsPlus

DealsPlus, founded in 2006, is not new to the affiliate world but that doesn't mean they shouldn't be on your radar. In fact, all the more reason to ...

Get Rid of Excess, Focus on Style with Epytom

You know the feeling of waking up on a Monday morning with nothing to wear as you stare into your closet full of hundreds of items that no longer ...

The #1 Reason to Attend CJU16

"See you in Santa Barbara!" That's how the best-of-the-best in affiliate are signing off with each other as September draws near. While this amazing ...

Reaching Millennials Across the Globe

The CJ Affiliate network is composed of publishers in nearly all the populated regions of the world; and millennials are one of the largest ...

Spring into Affiliate

Springtime is fast approaching, and whether you're already easing into warmer weather on the west coast or still waiting for that heat wave to hit ...

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 ...

Publisher Success: Where to Focus New Year Efforts

While some find relief that the hustle and bustle of the holidays has passed, others recognize that the New Year marks the start of another important ...

Cheers to 50+ Advertisers Live for 15+ Years

Founded in 1998, CJ Affiliate celebrated its 17th anniversary in November. Did you know 50+ advertisers have been with CJ for 15 years or more? ...

Resurgence of the Rolodex

The Rolodex was once a marketer’s most prized possession. It represented a career-long accumulation of connections and relationships. This desktop ...

Cutting Through the Q4 Clutter

With Q4 madness right around the corner, it's important to find a way to make your brand—and your holiday promotions—stand out. As an advertiser, ...

Earn More with CJ’s Placements Marketplace

If you're reading this, you've likely experienced the long and arduous process of either searching for paid placement opportunities or, as a ...

Want to Be Featured in Holiday Gift Guides?

With the holiday season fast approaching, bloggers and content Publishers all over the web are planning their Holiday Gift Guides. These popular ...

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 ...

How to Engage 'Content Publishers' via Email

I work with CJ's awesome Content Team, but at heart, I'm a blogger—a blogger who's always excited to start new relationships. That said, like most ...

Top 5 Ways to Strengthen Publisher Relationships

Within the digital marketing space, the affiliate channel is unique. While other channels rely on automation and programmatic buying, the success of ...

On the Road Again: FinCon in New Orleans

CJ Affiliate returned to FinCon in full force this year, with a larger team and expo presence. Three days packed with excellent, action-oriented ...

CJU14 is the Can't Miss Networking Event of the Year

The Power of Personal℠ is strong at this year’s CJU. How so? Glad you asked! Our new CJU infographic says it all: CJU is the can't miss networking ...

CJ On The Road: BlogHer Annual Conference

The BlogHer Annual Conference turned 10 years old this year, and the CJ content team was thrilled to be amongst the 4,000 attendees, engaging with ...

CJ Affiliate at Luckyfabb West

Our CJ content team put on their best designer duds to attend the Luckyfabb Fashion and Beauty Blog Conference, connecting with influencers in the ...

Travel, Finance and Fashion Oh My!

We hope everyone had a frightful and Happy Halloween last week! In Santa Barbara we are still recovering from our Halloween festivities. Commission ...

More Reasons to Attend CJU13

Our new CJU infographic has everything you need to justify your trip to Santa Barbara on September 10-12. From a break down of our attendees, to the ...

CJ Q&A Session With Gen3 Marketing

The principals of Gen3 Marketing, Andy Cantos and Mike Tabasso, have been successfully managing affiliate marketing programs since the turn of the ...

From Our Publishers to You

With Google's recent announcement closing the Google Affiliate Network, we have been receiving an especially large outpouring of Publisher love. We ...

Publisher Recruitment Beta

We are pleased to announce the release of a new search tool to make finding and making offers to potential publishers easier than ever. The Manage ...

Advertisers that Bring the Fun Back to Affiliate

Were you a little more aware of your surroundings last Monday? I'm a big jokester here at CJ, so April's Fools Day is one of my favorite days of the ...

Narrowing Your Search

I consider myself a friend of nature but I am helpless against Mother Nature's strongest weapon: allergy season. The runny nose, the sneezing, and ...

Advertisers and the Great Outdoors

It's Spring time! I'm back from Chicago where I was greeted with more snow in three weeks than Southern California has seen in thirty years.  Those ...

Hotel Booking Engines

Did you hear the news? CJU13 is back at Bacara Resort and Spa this September 10-12th. This is your chance to get face-to-face in front of top-tier ...

Top Advertisers You May Have Missed

If you've been inside CJ Account Manager lately, you've probably noticed the new publisher Home tab our product and engineering teams recently ...

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 ...

Top Valentine's Day Affiliate Advertisers

Ah, love is in the affiliate marketing air. For those of you who missed our Affiliate Insights post on Tuesday, you'll appreciate our affiliate ...

Teeing Up 2013 with High Performing Categories

What does "Trim" (off the weight, not the x-mas tree), Taxes (they're certain), Textbooks (school is back in session), and Travel (everyone needs a ...

Mobile Certified Advertisers

Last week, CJ Product and Engineering deployed features inside CJ Account Manager that allowed Mobile Certified Advertisers the ability to designate ...

Hot New Advertisers

Fresh off the heels a record breaking Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday shop-a-thon weekend, we decided to get away from the holiday madness a ...