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AFFILIATES WERE ASKED TO SHARE THEIR OPINIONS, SUGGESTIONS, AND COMPLAINTS REGARDING AFFILIATE MARKETING. BELOW ARE THE RESPONSES, VERBATIM. I left CJ because they have continually dropped me because I have not generated the required commissions. It would nice if they communicated a WARNING BEFORE dropping me forcing me to reapply. NO other of my companies have that policy."

I don't use Amazon because their outdated payment method does not fit with my portable/ nomad business. When is Amazon going to introduce Paypal? BUT, I like how Amazon pays commission to affiliates on all purchases through the aff link...whether the purchase relates to the blog topic or not. I wish Shareasale and Rakuten and Clickbank would use the Amazon system."

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Lack of real training. I could use some." "

"Kindly [notify] if some merchant is organically on top, don't just delete it from index as it costs much time, effort regarding content and SEO techniques. It just demotivates a lot."

Optimize your campaigns!!"

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My biggest pet peeve is affiliate networks that charge affiliates to receive payment. It's a business expense that should be included in the network's advertiser fees or other source of revenue. Affiliate marketers make money for networks and shouldn't have to pay to receive the money they've earned. There is no other sector in which that would be acceptable." "

Please create videos to help us get on board faster."

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Serious multiple attribution accounting." "

Partnership is more important in the USA than in my home country, The Netherlands. I appreciate that very much.." "

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AffStat | 2016

More long term promotions. Products these days are short term, mainly focused on "new releases"." "

AffStat 2016 Affiliate Marketing Benchmark Report  

Affiliates, Advertisers, Networks, Vendors, our fellow Affiliate Marketers: This marks the 14th year that we've come to report on the state...

AffStat 2016 Affiliate Marketing Benchmark Report  

Affiliates, Advertisers, Networks, Vendors, our fellow Affiliate Marketers: This marks the 14th year that we've come to report on the state...