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How Virgin Australia Opened New Revenue Streams with Partner Marketing

Posted by Partnerize on Dec 15, 2016 2:45:15 PM

Image Source: Virgin Australia

Client Success Story

Virgin Australia, Australia’s second-largest airline, provides travellers with a seamless experience across all international and domestic markets while retaining the same excellent service. Historically, Virgin Australia worked with performance marketing agency Columbus on their only official performance marketing channel, SEM. 

The Challenge:

In order to expand beyond SEM, Virgin Australia sought a platform that would allow them to grow their channels, improve operational efficiencies and manage their existing and new partnerships in one place.

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Topics: Partner, Business Considerations, Technology, Travel

Black Friday: 2015 vs. 2016 Stats & Trends

Posted by Partnerize on Dec 2, 2016 3:43:44 PM

Even with the madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind them, retailers are busier than ever gearing up for a promising holiday season. To help retailers maximize their learnings from the past week, we opened up the Performance Horizon data vault to compare Black Friday activity from 2015 and 2016.  While we are using hard data, we are keeping the analysis light.

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology, Data, Retail

Cyber Monday vs. Black Friday

Posted by Partnerize on Dec 1, 2016 11:34:22 AM

This past week has been a big one for retail with major transactions erupting on Black Friday, continuing throughout the weekend, and spiking again during Cyber Monday. As a follow up to our Black Friday analysis, we’ve taken a look at the real-time data in our data warehouse and compared conversion activity on both major dates.

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology, Data, Retail

Black Friday Recap: Key Stats

Posted by Partnerize on Nov 28, 2016 5:10:43 PM

Last week, Black Friday drove tremendous partner marketing activity on the Performance Horizon platform. This included almost ten million conversions occurring in 53 unique currencies (from United Arab Emirates Dirham - AED to South African Rand - ZAR) resulting in a total of over $100,000,000 in economic impact for advertisers over the course of a single day. These conversions dwarf our stats from last year, in large part because of the significant volume of traffic from our new clients in 2016. 

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology, Data, Retail

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales Trends to Watch

Posted by Partnerize on Nov 23, 2016 8:54:45 AM

With Black Friday rearing its head this week and Cyber Monday just around the corner, global retailers are primed and ready for action. Last year, Black Friday drove £1.1 billion online sales in one day and sales this year are estimated to surpass those figures.

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology, Data, Retail

3 Stages for Mobile Success in Partner Marketing

Posted by Partnerize on Nov 17, 2016 11:36:07 AM

 

The disruption taking place in the affiliate and partner marketing space coupled with the continued adoption of mobile is creating ample opportunities for the world's largest enterprises and their marketing partners to drive margins and growth. These opportunities and the variety of marketing partners will grow exponentially as new technologies like wearables, virtual reality/augmented reality and IoT open new doors to commerce where activity can be tracked with fine-grain accuracy.

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Topics: Business Considerations, Technology

How ebookers.com Optimized Partner and Affiliate Marketing & Increased Profitability

Posted by Partnerize on Nov 10, 2016 8:40:09 AM

Client Success Story

In 2016, global online travel agency ebookers.com (part of the Expedia Group) began working with Performance Horizon to track, measure, and reward a variety of their marketing partners and affiliates across seven geographic markets. 

The Challenge:

The main challenge ebookers faced was the daunting task of transitioning their existing affiliate marketing program from multiple networks into a single technology platform.

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Topics: Partner, Business Considerations, Technology, Travel

Top Digital Marketing Trends and Predictions Redux

Posted by Partnerize on Oct 20, 2016 6:34:55 PM

It's that time of year. We're well into Q4 and predictions for the biggest digital marketing trends for the coming year have begun to surface. Sound familiar? It should. The same thing happened last year (and the year before that). Instead of adding a new list to the mix, we thought it would be interesting to look back at the major trends predicted for 2016 and compare them to what digital marketers are being told to plan and prepare for in 2017.

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Topics: General, Business Considerations, Technology, Round-Up

5 Tips For Building A Technology-led Marketing Strategy

Posted by Partnerize on Oct 12, 2016 8:20:59 AM

There's no doubt that data and technology are key drivers of successful marketing. As reported by eMarketer, "marketers put more dollars behind their data-driven marketing efforts, and saw revenue gains, between Q1 and Q2 2016 in the US. Similarly, overall, spending on marketing technology—key to data-driven efforts—continues to grow worldwide."

While it's difficult to stay competitive in a fast-paced, ever-evolving digital space, here are some key tips marketers can implement to remain in the know.

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Topics: General, Business Considerations, Technology

How THE ICONIC Evolved its Affiliate Marketing & Lifted Revenue

Posted by Partnerize on Oct 6, 2016 6:03:48 AM

Client Success Story

THE ICONIC is Australia's leading online destination for fashion and sportswear, selling products from over 700 Australian and international brands. Although they managed a large portion of their affiliate channel in-house and had direct relationships with their key marketing partners, THE ICONIC sought a technology partner that provided more sophisticated, in-depth performance data and would enable them to work with all of their partners on a single platform. 

The Challenge:

The main challenge THE ICONIC faced was transitioning to a technology platform while seamlessly onboarding existing marketing partners. Onboarding any new enterprise software can present challenges, and with thousands of partners to transition in the affiliate channel, seamless execution is critical to avoid wasting money both in lost sales and inefficient use of internal resources.

THE ICONIC's affiliate program was fragmented across multiple networks and lacked in-depth performance data, which hindered long-term channel growth. THE ICONIC needed a solution that allowed them to view all partner performance data on a single dashboard, track individual partner performance in detail, and increase data transparency alongside their partners to improve performance.

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Topics: Partner, Business Considerations, Technology, Retail

About Partnerize

Partnerize helps the world's leading brands build powerful business partnerships that drive extraordinary business growth. The Partnerize Partner Management Platform (PMP) is an end-to-end, SaaS-based solution for forming, managing, analyzing, and predicting the future results of partner marketing programs using artificial intelligence. Hundreds of the world’s largest brands leverage our real-time technology to Partnerize their businesses. In fact, the Partnerize PMP drives and manages more than $6B in partner programs and financial exchanges across 214 countries and territories worldwide. 

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