888.com is a premium gaming destination and a well established name in the casino and poker circuit. Its site offers numerous sub-brands including 888sport, 888ladies, 888bingo, 888casino and 888poker, as well as ReefClub Casino. The 888 family of companies attract millions of players, and the company provides affiliates with frequent promotions to keep players interested.
Affiliates discussed the issues in Internet forums and began to organize their efforts. They believed that the best way to address the problem was to discourage merchants from advertising via adware. Merchants that were either indifferent to or supportive of adware were exposed by affiliates, thus damaging those merchants' reputations and tarnishing their affiliate marketing efforts. Many affiliates either terminated the use of such merchants or switched to a competitor's affiliate program. Eventually, affiliate networks were also forced by merchants and affiliates to take a stand and ban certain adware publishers from their network. The result was Code of Conduct by Commission Junction/beFree and Performics, LinkShare's Anti-Predatory Advertising Addendum, and ShareASale's complete ban of software applications as a medium for affiliates to promote advertiser offers. Regardless of the progress made, adware continues to be an issue, as demonstrated by the class action lawsuit against ValueClick and its daughter company Commission Junction filed on April 20, 2007.
Le marketing d’affiliation (Affiliate marketing) est une jargonnerie sur internet. Le marketing d’affiliation a commencé dans les années 90. Un des pionniers du marketing d’affiliation sur internet était Amazon.com Inc qui a démarré son réseau d’affiliation en 1996. On dit qu’Amazon.com n’était pas le premier à créer ce type de réseau sur internet, mais il a construit le réseau qui s’est répandu le plus rapidement par sa simplicité et sa solide structure. Par la suite, plusieurs entreprises ont suivi le modèle d’Amazon pour créer leur propre réseau d’affiliation marketing.
Some merchants run their own (in-house) affiliate programs using dedicated software, while others use third-party intermediaries to track traffic or sales that are referred from affiliates. There are two different types of affiliate management methods used by merchants: standalone software or hosted services, typically called affiliate networks. Payouts to affiliates or publishers can be made by the networks on behalf of the merchant, by the network, consolidated across all merchants where the publisher has a relationship with and earned commissions or directly by the merchant itself.
As search engines have become more prominent, some affiliate marketers have shifted from sending e-mail spam to creating automatically generated web pages that often contain product data feeds provided by merchants. The goal of such web pages is to manipulate the relevancy or prominence of resources indexed by a search engine, also known as spamdexing. Each page can be targeted to a different niche market through the use of specific keywords, with the result being a skewed form of search engine optimization.
Aujourd’hui, partout où vous irez sur internet, tout le monde semble vouloir leur part du marché de l’affiliation marketing. Plusieurs blogueurs marketeurs vous expliqueront que si vous vous procurez leur ebook dès maintenant, ça sera possible pour vous de devenir riche rapidement. Il y a certainement de l’argent à faire sur internet en tant que marketeur, mais comme dans tous les domaines, vous aurez à travailler.