O marketing de afiliados tem diferentes ramificações, o que significa que existem afiliados profissionais, sejam eles pessoas ou empresas, trabalhando de formas totalmente diferentes e gerando excelentes resultados. Esse mercado permite a criação de negócios digitais totalmente diferenciados e você deverá optar por aqueles em que se sente mais confortável. Vamos analisar as diferentes abordagens existentes ao marketing de afiliados:
É um tipo de marketing em que a empresa (publicitária) recompensa (pode ser financeiramente) o afiliado (editor) por canalizar potencias clientes através de links para o seu website. Estes hyperlinks podem ter dois objectivos diferentes: vendas directas; ou simplesmente redireccionar potenciais utilizadores interessados para o website da empresa (publicitária).
Shifting the focus to the time span, we may need to measure some "Interim Metrics", which give us some insight during the journey itself, as well as we need to measure some "Final Metrics" at the end of the journey to inform use if the overall initiative was successful or not. As an example, most of social media metrics and indicators such as likes, shares and engagement comments may be classified as interim metrics while the final increase/decrease in sales volume is clearly from the final category.
Digital marketing activity is still growing across the world according to the headline global marketing index. A study published in September 2018, found that global outlays on digital marketing tactics are approaching $100 billion. Digital media continues to rapidly grow; while the marketing budgets are expanding, traditional media is declining (World Economics, 2015). Digital media helps brands reach consumers to engage with their product or service in a personalised way. Five areas, which are outlined as current industry practices that are often ineffective are prioritizing clicks, balancing search and display, understanding mobiles, targeting, viewability, brand safety and invalid traffic, and cross-platform measurement (Whiteside, 2016). Why these practices are ineffective and some ways around making these aspects effective are discussed surrounding the following points.