In many ways, Australia’s partnership marketing landscape is as unique as the country itself. The affiliate channel continues to evolve in the Australian market, with advertisers taking notice of the significant value it can provide. The channel is becoming a fixture in the marketing mix, with new resources such as dedicated partnership managers and increased budget allocations becoming the norm. This comes as no surprise, considering the outstanding return on ad spend (ROAS) that the channel delivers.
Last week we brought the Melbourne partner marketing community together for a panel discussion followed by a networking happy hour. For the panel, we invited four of Australia’s leading publishers and agencies to reflect on learnings from this year, and share their thoughts on the exciting things to come in 2020.
The 2019 shopping season is upon us! We spoke with agency thought leaders on how to maximize affiliate sales over the holidays as most brands fight to compete for partner attention. Check out our latest eGuide: Agency Leaders' Expert Perspectives for holiday sale insights and 2020 affiliate trends from: PartnerCentric, Acceleration Partners, All Inclusive Marketing, Ignite OPM, Gen3 Marketing/OPMpros, JEBCommerce, and Streamline. This eGuide discusses everything from best practices for partner enablement to which deals experts have seen perform extraordinarily well. Here are a few highlights from our conversations:
Mike McNerney, Senior Director of Strategic Alliances, has had a byline published in MarTech Advisor. Mike writes about how the evolving partnership channel is driving more sales than ever for leading brands and this creates a huge incremental revenue opportunity for their agency partners. He outlines several ways agencies can drive value for brands already working with them. Here is an excerpt from Mike's article:
Partnerize is the leader in partnership automation. The AI-powered Partnerize Partnership Automation Platform delivers data-driven intelligence and industry-leading management tools that are essential for materially improving ROI from this fast-growing sales channel. The Partnerize platform has won more than two dozen awards including Best Technology at the International Performance Marketing Awards. The world’s leading companies, including 63 top retailers, 12 international airlines, 10 of the largest telecoms, and more than 200 other global brands rely on Partnerize’s platform to drive and manage more than $6B in partner sales and $500M in partner payments every year.