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This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins

This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins is focused on the people behind the affiliate management/OPM companies, advertisers/merchants, affiliates/publishers, and affiliate networks. There are no tips or resources. No business advice. On each episode, Shawn interviews a new guest related to the industry, so you can learn more about the people of affiliate marketing. After all, affiliate marketing is about the people; not the companies.
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Nov 29, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Jen Goode

Jen Goode, who is the Doodler in Charge at JGoode Designs, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Jen Goode
Episode 28

I wanted to learn more about the real Jen, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • The origin of her penguin and his name
  • Her big hair days
  • The inspiration of donuts
  • Dominating in Google Images
  • Watching crime TV shows 

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Nov 18, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Jeremy Palmer

Jeremy Palmer, who is the Vice President of Marketing at Highwinds, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Jeremy Palmer
Episode 27

I wanted to learn more about the real Jeremy, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Watching a Toronto Blue Jays game from a hotel room
  • His favorite city
  • How he became a New York Yankees fan growing up in Utah
  • The best taco place in Austin
  • A quote he likes from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • The mystery of a black dog in his Instagram

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Nov 8, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Richard Young

Richard Young, who is the Vice President, Advertising at ArcaMax Publishing, Inc., joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Richard Young

Episode 26

I wanted to learn more about the real Richard, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Acting in a production of Hello Dolly
  • Living in Newport News, VA
  • The music of Jimmy Buffett
  • The size of his email inbox
  • Homeschooling
  • March Madness brackets

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Nov 1, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Jen Myers Ward

Jen Myers Ward, who is the CEO of ebove & beyond, inc., joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Jen Myers Ward

Episode 25

I wanted to learn more about the real Jen, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • The Carolina Panthers
  • Her fantasy football forfeit this week
  • Becoming a rugby fan
  • Star Wars videos on YouTube
  • Eric Church
  • CrossFit and why she wears big socks

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Oct 25, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Eric Nagel

Eric Nagel, who is the CTO of FMTC, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Eric Nagel
Episode 24

I wanted to learn more about the real Eric, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • His candidacy for the President of the United States
  • Why he links the word "search engine" to Google on his site
  • Playing harmonica
  • The lack of Uber in Buffalo
  • How he discovered Eric "ET the Hip Hop Preacher" Thomas
  • A Christmas Story vs. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

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Oct 20, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Sal Conca

Sal Conca, who is the Owner of Sal Conca Marketing, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Sal Conca
Episode 23

I wanted to learn more about the real Sal, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Sal's Green Day tribute band
  • His guitars, states visited, and dislike of coffee
  • Going to University of Miami for college
  • Working with podcasts and indie films
  • A bar with tasty popcorn in NYC

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Oct 13, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Deb Carney

Deb Carney, who is the Owner of the BookGoodies Network, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Deb Carney
Episode 22

I wanted to learn more about the real Deb, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • The origin of her nickname, Loxly
  • The decline of Twitter
  • The books she's publishing
  • Music from the Dollyrots
  • Photography as a form of therapy
  • Showing cats vs. NASCAR

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Sep 27, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Todd Farmer

Todd Farmer, who is the Vice President of Affiliate Marketing Solutions at Inuvo, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Todd Farmer
Episode 21

I wanted to learn more about the real David, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Sharing his name with a movie script writer
  • The Civitan Youth Leadership and Diversity Conference
  • His first Tweet
  • Being an alumnus of Michigan State University
  • Bloody Mary Bars
  • Blogging at ToddFarmer.com
  • Watching Stranger Things

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Sep 20, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Amanda Orson

Amanda Orson, who is the Founder and Managing Partner at W2PY, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Amanda Orson

Episode 20

I wanted to learn more about the real Amanda, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Attending The Citadel for college
  • Why the iPhone 7 removed the headphone jack
  • Her days as a volunteer firefighter
  • Yuengling Ice Cream
  • Being a fan of the Washington Redskins and New York Rangers
  • The best cheesesteak in Philadelphia

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Sep 6, 2016

This Week’s Guest: David Dalka

David Dalka, who is the Founder and Managing Director at Fearless Revival, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

David Dalka Fearless Revival
Episode 19

I wanted to learn more about the real David, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • His interest in meteorology
  • Danny Meyer of Shake Shack
  • Silver Streak and other movies he loves
  • The Chicago Cubs
  • His old music site, MusicFrisk
  • Susan Cain on introverts
  • Dan Lyons on start-ups

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Aug 30, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Rich Plakas

Rich Plakas, who is the Founder at Connected Systems, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Rich Plakas
Episode 18

I wanted to learn more about the real Rich, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • His BBQ technique and tools
  • The days he was working in NYC
  • Rescuing a tarantula from a tarantula hawk
  • A cruise with Jester King
  • Setting up home automation

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Aug 23, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Jonathan Miller

Jonathan Miller, who is the CEO at Forge Media, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Jonathan Miller
Episode 17

I wanted to learn more about the real Jonathan, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • His Google rankings
  • Reviewing a business on Facebook
  • Attending a Zumba convention
  • His favorite airports in the world
  • Jason Calacanis
  • His face on a tortilla at SXSW

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Aug 16, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Ashley Coombe

Ashley Coombe, who is the Marketing Director at Shareist, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Ashley Coombe

Episode 16

I wanted to learn more about the real Ashley, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Why Ashley has In-N-Out Burger in Las Vegas as her Twitter header
  • A service she used to run called Castle Rock Now
  • Teaching yoga
  • Getting edibles in a sketchy neighborhood
  • Maybe writing a second book
  • drunkMall

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Aug 8, 2016

This Week’s Guest: David Vogelpohl

David Vogelpohl, who is the Vice President of Web Strategy at WP Engine, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

David Vogelpohl
Episode 15

I wanted to learn more about the real David, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • His first Tweet back in 2008
  • Statue of Liberty vs. Ellis Island Casino & Brewery
  • His favorite cities
  • A Flickr account with mostly owl photos
  • Old days of Usenet
  • DavidVogelpohl.com

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Aug 2, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Daniel M. Clark

Daniel M. Clark, who is the Chief Technology Officer of Apogee, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Daniel M. Clark

Episode 14

I wanted to learn more about the real Daniel, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Losing the #1 spot in Google for his name
  • His past and future with podcasting
  • Why he started wearing his Kangol hat
  • People threatening Pokemon Go players with violence
  • A sequel to his Big Book of Spam?
  • Eric Nagel for President

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Jul 26, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Wade Tonkin

Wade Tonkin, who is the Affiliate Manager at Fanatics.com, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Wade Tonkin

Episode 13

I wanted to learn more about the real Wade, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Cooking Korean BBQ
  • How he started following Tottenham Hotspur
  • Running vs. Yoga
  • Traveling on Amtrak
  • The Exorcist Steps in Washington, DC
  • Getting bad seats on airplanes

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Jul 19, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Rachel Honoway

Rachel Honoway, who is CEO of FMTC, a premier affiliate datafeed and tool provider, and President of the Performance Marketing Association Board of Directors, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Rachel Honoway

Episode 12

I wanted to learn more about the real Rachel, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Rachel's first job
  • Yoga and her site, PrettyHardWork.com
  • Homemade pet deodorizer
  • Why she pins items about hearing loss on Pinterest
  • Her first Tweet
  • Marrying her college sweetheart

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Jul 12, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Melissa Salas

Melissa Salas, who is Senior Director of Marketing at Swiss Watch International, and was co-host for the TV show BuyTV from 2006-2013, as well as the Director of Marketing & Public Relations from 2000 to 2013 at Buy.com, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.



Episode 11

I wanted to learn more about the real Melissa, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Her trip to Australia
  • How to pronounce her last name
  • Lakers chances against the Warriors
  • USC football
  • AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer
  • FLOC (Future Leaders of Our Community)
  • Living in southern California

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Jul 6, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Jim Kukral

Jim Kukral, who has published ten books and owns the Author Marketing Club, an online tools and training membership with over 27,000 members, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins.

Jim Kukral

Episode 10

I wanted to learn more about the real Jim, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Getting elected to his city council
  • Interviewing Tucker Max
  • Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland Browns
  • Progressive Field vs. Yankee Stadium
  • Mandals
  • Coaching his son in football

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Jun 28, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Sean Steinmarc

Sean Steinmarc launched the startup, psGive, sits on the steering committee for the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, and is currently a member of Goodnik and AlleyNYC.

He also enjoys cooking, playing kickball, and drinking whiskey. 

Sean Steinmarc

Episode 9

I wanted to learn more about the real Sean, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Watching Spice World at the gym
  • The best BBQ in the NYC area
  • His glory days of kickball
  • Eating Taco Bell on St. Patrick's Day
  • Early 90s hip hop
  • His top cities in Foursquare

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Jun 23, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Sam Harrelson

 

Sam runs the Harrelson Agency in Columbia, SC, and he's been a frequent speaker and podcaster on marketing and social media for over ten years.

He's also an ordained minister, had a book published on Assyrian archaeology, and has been a school teacher. 

Sam Harrelson and Shawn Collins

Episode 8

I wanted to learn more about the real Sam, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Using Venmo
  • Riding Segways in Las Vegas
  • Documentaries about Kurt Cobain
  • His reviews on Rate My Teachers
  • Steve Bartman and the Chicago Cubs
  • Amy the virtual assistant
  • Inbox Zero

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Jun 14, 2016

This Week’s Guest: Lisa Picarille

Lisa is a veteran journalist who began her career as a professional sports writer in Boston and has headed the news departments of major high tech news organizations including Wired.com, TechWeb.com, TechTV.com and CRN.com. Her work has also appeared in Rolling Stone, CRM Magazine, PCWeek, MacWeek, Computerworld and InfoWorld.

Lisa entered the affiliate marketing space as Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Revenue Magazine, and has been a podcaster, speaker, and winner of numerous industry awards.

Lisa Picarille

Episode

I wanted to learn more about the real Lisa, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Her former colleague, Dan Lyons
  • Things she's pinned on Pinterest
  • Her first Tweet
  • A recent visit by Bernie Sanders
  • Glamping
  • Pablo Sandoval

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Jun 7, 2016

This Week’s Guest

Shawn Drewry describes himself as "Just a normal kid from Brooklyn."

He has been an affiliate for years, and most recently he's been posting frequent affiliate advice videos on the YouTube channel, "Affiliate Marketing Discussion."

Shawn Drewry
Episode

I wanted to learn more about the real Shawn, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Running a marathon
  • Why he let a domain with his name expire
  • Sabrett hot dogs
  • Brooklyn vs. Delaware
  • The Runyon 5k at Yankee Stadium
  • Using MySpace to network in the old days

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May 31, 2016

This Week’s Guest

An expert in multichannel direct response marketing for more than 25 years, Marty M. Fahncke brings a unique and proven track record of success to his audiences.

Having been involved in marketing campaigns that have generated more than $1 billion in sales, Marty has seen what works… and what doesn't.

He presents to audiences across the country on topics related to internet marketing, social media, affiliate marketing, direct response television and more.

Marty Fahncke

Episode

Marty has been working in direct response marketing for a quarter century, and he could chat about it all day.

But I wanted to learn more about the real Marty, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • His annoyance and preference of phones
  • How Lance Armstrong messed up cycling for him
  • Rooting for the Kansas City Royals
  • Never returning to Steak 'n Shake
  • Celebrating the Gettysburg Address

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May 24, 2016

This Week’s Guest

Priest Willis, Sr is a 14 year veteran in eCommerce marketing. He has a diverse knowledge in big industry, service organizations, and smaller start-ups.

He is the Global Affiliate Marketing Manager at Lenovo, as well as the Chief Giver at Affiliate Mission, an affiliate marketing and management agency.

Priest Willis

Episode

Priest has worked in e-commerce for 14 years, and has a wealth of experience and insight there.

But I wanted to learn more about the real Priest, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • His son owning him in search results for their name
  • How he is considering veganism
  • Moving from Wisconsin to North Carolina
  • The people who influence him
  • Buying gigs on Fiverr
  • Cutting the cord on cable TV

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