The Affiliate Marketing Shopper Part 1: Couponers

We recently released a comprehensive 18-month study, surveying 15,000+ online shoppers on their habits when buying online, with a focus on online coupons and rewards, cashback sites, budget planning, and online shopping behaviors. In the first part of our three-part series, we unveil the prominence of coupons in the ever-evolving landscape of shopper preferences.
Publisher Spotlight: Josephine Nieh, 55Haitao

Publisher Spotlight: 55Haitao

55Haitao is China's largest loyalty publisher, and their offering goes beyond cashback. Read our latest spotlight and hear first-hand how 55Haitao is helping brands enhance their value proposition and achieve incrementality through strategic approaches.
Publisher Spotlight: Karla Stevens, Lyst

Publisher Spotlight: Lyst

Lyst is one of the world’s biggest and most intelligent shopping platforms. Read our latest spotlight and hear first-hand how Lyst is helping brands engage with shoppers in unique and innovative ways.

Successful Influencer & Affiliate Marketing

We’re here to be your guide to all things influencer and affiliate marketing. We dive into how adding influencer marketing into your existing affiliate strategy can boost performance, awareness, and ultimately, sales to help you outperform. Read the entire blog now!
Publisher Spotlight: Ashley Hardy, Business Development, Media at Klarna

Publisher Spotlight: Klarna

You might know Klarna as a buy now, pay later company, but they’re so much more than that. Read our latest spotlight and hear first-hand how the Klarna team are reinventing how people shop. 

The Power of Cross-Border Shopping from Canada

Discover the benefits of cross-border shopping with Canadian online retailers for American consumers, ranging from favorable exchange rates to one-of-a-kind products. Join us as we dive into expert affiliate strategies to overcome common challenges and smoothly navigate the cross-border shopping terrain in our latest blog.
Dave Trolle, RAIC member and founder of Customer First Digital dispels affiliate myths in our latest blog
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RAIC Insights: Dispelling Affiliate Marketing Myths – Part 2

The Rakuten Advertising International Collective (RAIC) aims to showcase the strategies and steps that will elevate your affiliate thinking, giving you the tools to outthink the market and deliver campaigns that outperform for your business. In our latest post, Dave Trolle, founder of digital consultancy and Affiliate Marketing specialists Customer First Digital, introduces some of the most common myths surrounding affiliate marketing and how to bust them.
DealMaker CA Recap Blog

DealMaker Canada 2023 Recap

DealMaker Canada was a complete success with a record-breaking number of top advertisers, publishers, and agencies coming together for a day of networking and discussions. Attendees enjoyed a day full of meetings, insightful content, and dealmaking in our last DealMaker event of the year. Read the full blog now to hear more!
Susie Zhu, Director at Shoplooks
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Publisher Spotlight: Shoplooks

An industry-leading influencer marketing network partnering with 250,000 creators with the world's top brands, Shoplooks has experienced phenomenal growth in its six years. Read our latest spotlight and hear first-hand how the Shoplooks team connect brands with influencers to deliver long-lasting partnerships and top-tier campaigns.
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Affiliate Insights for Publishers: Preparing for Q4 in an ever-shifting e-commerce landscape

A lot has happened in the world of e-commerce over recent years. For affiliate publishers, it can be hard to keep track of the shifting consumer behaviors and advertiser needs. As we step into Q4, and the annual retail frenzy peak, our experts share the latest insights and strategies to help publishers exceed their goals this shopping season.
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The Power of Credit Card Co-Branding in an Experience Economy

Unlock the power of credit card co-branding in our latest blog written by Mark Jackson, Manager, Client Services on our Financial Vertical team. Understand the impact of co-branding on travel, luxury experiences, and envy-inducing adventures. Read more to find out how credit cards are reshaping brand perception and customer loyalty in an ever-evolving landscape.
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Pre-Holiday 2023 Shopping Trends and Insights

Now that we've entered the 2023 holiday shopping season we are exploring key trends and insights into pre-holiday shopping trends. Despite economic changes, holiday spending remains strong, with an increasing trend towards early shopping.