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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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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

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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

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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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May 18, 2016

This Week’s Guest

Kim Rowley has been in the affiliate marketing space since 1998 and is the founder of Key Internet Marketing, Inc. What originally began with a hobby of a coupon code site has grown into a multitude of websites and niche blogs, including ShoppingKim.com, WorkInMyPajamas.com, and ShoeaholicsAnonymous.com.

Her expertise in performance-based marketing has been expanded to consult merchants, businesses and publishers on affiliate management options as well.

Ms. Rowley has been featured in several publications including USA Today and Revenue Magazine, and has presented on specific topics of ecommerce entrepreneurship, content creation and monetization strategies at such events as Affiliate Summit, BlogWorld New Media Expo, and Infotec. Kim is also an Adjunct Professor for the University of San Francisco teaching Advanced Affiliate Marketing Techniques.

Kim volunteers her time as a SCORE counselor to share her marketing expertise, and serves as a member of the Affiliate Summit Advisory Board, as well as several local civic organizations. Kim proudly displays her Affiliate Marketing Legend Award Trophy that she won at the 2012 Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards in her home office in the middle of nowhere, aka Nebraska.

Kim Rowley

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Kim has been an affiliate marketer since 1998, so she's seen a lot and done a lot in the industry.

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

We discussed...

  • Her card in Cards Against Humanity
  • Why she doesn't use the domain with her name
  • Being on the Steve Harvey Show
  • IKEA meatballs
  • Steven Avery from Making a Murderer
  • Ideas for Putt Putt Golf Courses

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May 10, 2016

This Week’s Guest

Tricia Meyer (@sunshinetricia) is the owner of Sunshine Rewards, Helping Moms Connect, and other niche sites.

She frequently speaks and writes about affiliate marketing topics such as monetizing blogs, affiliate and affiliate manager relationships, and the basics of affiliate marketing.

She serves as the Executive Director for the Performance Marketing Association. She is also a partner in WineClubGroup.com.

Tricia has been a finalist for the Pinnacle Award for Industry Advocate and won Affiliate of the Year in 2014 and Best Blogger in 2012.

Tricia Meyer

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Tricia's Twitter bio describers here as... "Lawyer, blogger, and affiliate marketer. I find fun in Disney, Steelers, and my family. Proud IU Law and Ball State alum. Owner of Sunshine Rewards."

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

We discussed...

  • Why she has tricia.me, instead of triciameyer.com
  • The other Tricia Meyer she battles in the SERPs
  • What she wanted to do when she was in college
  • Movies with the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Walking in the AVON 39
  • Sixlets candy
  • Singing karaoke

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May 3, 2016

This Week’s Guest

Adam is the founder of Adam Riemer Marketing, LLC. (ARM). Adam has over 10 years of online marketing experience and is the trusted source for strategy, campaign creation & execution for companies from the Fortune 500 to mom & pop shops.

Adam has spoken and been booked on panels internationally at various conferences & events. Some of the topics he has spoken on, and some of the services he can offer your company include; affiliate marketing, PPC, SEO, CSEs, email optimization, channel development, sales funneling, online strategy, user experience & conversion rate optimization & more.

Prior to starting ARM, Adam worked in house at various Inc. 500 companies. He played a key role in the strategy & the implementation of their campaigns helping them grow into multi-million dollar corporations. Adam would like to invite you to join his managed programs as well as contact him at adamr (at) adamriemer (dot) me if he can help with your marketing.

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Adam Riemer runs an agency, but that doesn't define him. I wanted to learn more about the real Adam, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews.

We discussed...

  • Interesting results for Adam's name in Google Images
  • Presidential candidates as SEOs
  • Giant gummy bears
  • The story behind Adam's Twitter handle
  • Adam's karaoke singing
  • The plan after his agency
  • Whether entrepreneurs are all crazy

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