We are very proud to report that we have grown our Retail sector revenue by 50% in EMEA over the past 12 months. Twenty-one new retail campaign wins, combined with continued revenue growth for existing clients, contributed to this strong record of growth.
Today, Partnerize is launching our new Retail Partnership Benchmarking Tool, which enables partner and affiliate marketers to benchmark their own partner and affiliate program metrics against crowdsourced industry averages. By inputting just a few affiliate marketing metrics from their existing programs, marketers can leverage our new online tool to juxtapose each key metric with averaged data from other major partner and affiliate marketers. These comparisons can provide marketers insight into where their program performance stands versus the retail affiliate industry at large.
Today we announced a major enhancement to our integration with Skimlinks, the leading commerce content platform, which dramatically enhances the traffic and conversion data available to our shared brand clients. This enhanced integration makes complete domain-level and marketing insights available to advertisers for reporting, analysis, and optimization when they are using the content monetization platform.
In this byline in Forbes, Partnerize Chief Marketing Officer Jim Nichols writes about the value of each of these characteristics with regard to how marketers use data to make key decisions, and how the availability of richer data partner marketing is a major benefit of the channel. Read this excerpt to see how do your most frequently referenced data sets measure up on accuracy, context and relevance:
Ever since Apple first announced the rollout of Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP), and subsequently ITP2.0, our industry has demonstrated a heightened level of concern about the limitations of third-party-cookie-based tracking methodologies. While the efficacy of third party cookies has been hindered in the past with such developments of cookie deletion and cookie blocking tools, ITP represented the first time a significant percentage of conversions might be lost overnight.
In this, the final blog post in our partner and affiliate marketing research series, we will summarize some of the fascinating data available in our first-ever global industry study. Entitled, The State and Future of Partnerships, it summarizes the opinions of 1,200 senior marketers from leading brands on the topics of partner and affiliate marketing.
Martech Today just published a byline from our CTO that outlines how partner marketers can use the lifetime value of a customer as a way of both understanding overall user quality, and as a potentially better way of compensating some types of partners. Here's a clip:
It's prediction season, and our new byline on Martech Series explains how we believe data will drive change in the partnership and affiliate spaces in the next 12 months. Here is an excerpt:
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about a feature in Safari V.11 called Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP). This post is designed to demystify the feature, outline its significance to partner marketing teams, and explain how to mitigate its impact on your data.
ITP is a new feature released simultaneously with the launch of iOS 11 and Safari 11. The idea behind ITP is to limit the ability to track users across domains.
The world of partner marketing and partnership management has changed markedly. Until recently, partnerships were the responsibility of strategy teams and business development professionals. Deals took time and resources from several business functions (legal, finance, etc.,) but were managed by a single team and approved at the executive level.
Forming Partnerships Has Become Easier
Now, access to engineering resources to integrate with APIs is all that is needed to create a partnership. Technology is pushing decision-making downward and outward, enabling functional leaders to make their own decisions. Barriers to new partnerships have fallen.