Affiliate Management Days 2013 San Francisco Sponsors

If you would like to be involved with Affiliate Management Days San Francisco, contact pgillis@risingmedia.com.

Platinum Sponsor

AM Navigator

AM Navigator is one of the world’s oldest outsourced affiliate program (OPM) agencies. Started by Geno Prussakov – a University of Cambridge Graduate, International Speaker, Author, and Affiliate Marketing Evangelist – we have contributed to the online marketing success of such top brands as Forbes, Nokia, Hallmark, Warner Music, Skype, Forex Club, and hundreds of small businesses. AM Navigator was voted the “Best OPM of the Year” by the largest online affiliate marketing community, ABestWeb.com in 2006, 2007 and 2008; while in 2013 we were selected as a finalist for Affiliate Summit’s “Affiliate Manager of the Year” award. AM Navigator specializes in affiliate management, program audit, and related training and consulting.

Silver Sponsor


ExactTarget is a leading global provider of cross-channel digital marketing software-as-a-service solutions that empower organizations of all sizes to communicate with their customers through email, mobile, social media, Web and marketing automation. ExactTarget’s suite of integrated applications enable marketers to drive customer engagement, increase sales and improve return on marketing investment. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana with offices in North America, Europe, South America and Australia, ExactTarget trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “ET.”

Bronze Sponsors


BrandVerity protects online brands and their trademarks from abuse, misrepresentation and fraud. Affiliate Managers, Agencies and Affiliate Networks use BrandVerity’s software tools each day to monitor the online activities of affiliates, partners and other businesses. Armed with that information, BrandVerity clients ensure compliance more efficiently and effectively in paid search, social media and coupon code channels.


Bootstrapped and profitable, this Seattle founded and headquartered startup gives marketers the power to manage their own performance advertising relationships. From tracking desktop offers and online campaigns to promoting mobile apps and other digital properties, HasOffers provides the vital, unbiased technology that advertisers and publishers need to do business together in today’s rapidly growing marketplace. With a company focus on great products and scalable engineering, HasOffers is well positioned to meet the needs of clients like Spotify, Tapjoy, Kayak.com, Zynga, EA, Sears, Herman Miller, and thousands more. Learn more about HasOffers and our products: www.hasoffers.com & www.mobileapptracking.com


Founded in 2004, LinkConnector is a Performance Marketing Network whose unique online application helps merchants and their affiliates build strong, strategic partnerships to maximize online revenues. LinkConnector maintains extreme network quality by rigorously backing its zero-tolerance fraud policy. And, with its custom tracking solutions and proprietary technologies (such as the Product Feed Search API, real-time reporting console and Naked Link Technology®), LinkConnector is serving many large online retailers, including more than a dozen Internet Retailer Top 500 merchants, and many of the industry’s most influential affiliates.

LinkConnector is operating as the fastest growing Affiliate Marketing Network—especially among Internet Retailer Top 500 companies. LinkConnector is an Inc. 500|5000 company and a Top 20 network


Linkdex Publisher Discovery is a unique data resource, serving the performance marketing industry, underpinned by the highly successful Linkdex data platform: our job is to make the outreach process for successfully engaging with new affiliate publishers efficient, time-effective and, most of all, cost-effective.

Whether it’s for a network, an agency, OPM or a merchant, the suite of tools across the Linkdex Discovery Publisher platform allows for identification of publishers across 135 territories in multiple languages. We can analyze any merchant working with any major affiliate network – as well as providing a wealth of information on authors who monetize using affiliate marketing, or write within any online sector.

Used by clients throughout the US, UK and Europe, Linkdex Publisher Discovery services the performance marketing industry globally.

Snow Consulting

Your affiliate program is our business at Snow Consulting. We have the experience, knowledge, and trust within the affiliate marketing community with our team of veteran managers working together to make your program as successful as possible. We specialize in launching, growing, and managing affiliate programs of all kinds and in many niche markets. Our goal is to make the affiliate marketing channel a serious revenue stream for your company, enjoying a mutually beneficial long-term partnership.

At Snow Consulting, we work with all the major affiliate networks and in-house solutions. Whether your company caters to consumers or businesses, we will be able to assist in your overall marketing strategy. Founder Roger Snow has been in the affiliate marketing business managing programs since 1999. Contact us today to discuss how we can take your affiliate program to the next level.

The Search Monitor

The Search Monitor provides compliance monitoring of affiliates, trademarks, and keywords on paid, organic, and mobile search listings on Google, Yahoo, Bing, Twitter, and shopping engines. Used by 1,000’s of affiliate managers and search marketers for competitive intelligence, brand compliance, and affiliate compliance in multiple countries and languages worldwide. Flag violations like: direct linking, rank, trademark bidding and/or ad copy use in listings and on landing pages. Get automated email alerts, reports, and charts. Send & track compliance letters. Get proof with screen-shots. Be advised through affiliate profiles with violation ratings, list of associated affiliate ID’s, and URL aliases. http://www.thesearchmonitor.com/affiliate_monitor

Association Partner


The Performance Marketing Association is a not-for-profit trade association founded in 2008 by the leaders of the performance marketing industry, to connect, inform and advocate on behalf of this rapidly growing field.

The Performance Marketing Association (PMA) strives to raise the profile of performance marketing by demonstrating the value of this multi-billion marketing channel, which comprises more than 200,000 businesses and individuals. Continued growth of the performance marketing space is expected as advertisers, facing small budgets and big expectations, increasingly look to performance-based marketing initiatives to expand their business.

Lanyard sponsor


At Schaaf-PartnerCentric, we optimize affiliate programs on behalf of our clients. Whether you are launching a program or have an existing program, our team is ready to assist you.

We believe that success comes from professional intimacy, which enables us to discover and address the pain points our merchant clients experience every day. As our client Jeremy Young, CEO for Tanga.com, puts it: “The team at Schaaf-PartnerCentric have become an extension of the Tanga family. They have internalized our goals and objectives.”

Schaaf-PartnerCentric is one of the oldest and largest outsourced affiliate program management agencies (OPMs) – staffed with top affiliate management talent with years of collective experience.

Our expertise is in building attainable, sustainable growth within the affiliate channel. We do it all – from strategy and program optimization to affiliate outreach and recruitment. As one of our first clients (still with us today) said, “Schaaf-PartnerCentric is a key partner in creating a robust program that rivals paid search as our biggest channel, but at a better, more consistent ROI.”

For more information visit www.schaafpc.com.

Partner Conference


A4uexpo is Europe’s largest and most prestigious, performance and affiliate marketing conference and exhibition.

After incredible conferences in Amsterdam and Munich the 2012 a4uexpo Europe will be moving to the vibrant host city of Barcelona.

With a firm focus on doing successful business as an Advertiser, Agency, Network or Publisher in major European territories such as Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, France, The Nordic and Eastern European Regions. Barcelona will treat delegates to the very latest thinking and strategies to boost their performance in Affiliate Marketing, Social Media, Mobile, SEO and the many facets that Performance Marketing now incorporates.

Last year well over 30 countries were represented at a4uexpo Europe, including Russia, France, Austria, Sweden, Poland, Germany, Spain, UK, South Africa, Mexico, USA and Australia.
30 Sessions will be programmed, alongside structured and informal networking opportunities in settings that only a city such as Barcelona can offer. A buzzing expo hall with exquisite food, refreshments and networking with an incredible international audience.

A4uexpo Europe, Barcelona is the only pan European event scheduled that’s relevant for both start-ups and blue chip brands. With 3 simultaneous tracks you’ll be able to choose a session that’s relevant to your business and takeaway strategies that will directly influence your revenue from Performance Marketing.

Performance Marketing News & Resource Portal

A 14-year heritage of Affiliate & Performance Marketing, 15+ Conferences in London, Amsterdam, Munich and Barcelona, 6 Performance Marketing Awards Ceremonies, 20+ Networking Events, an Affiliate Forum and Performance Marketing News & Resource Portal.

With our focus having changed over the 14 years we’ve been involved in Affiliate & Performance Marketing, today we are proud to be placed as thought-leaders, professional event creators, market growers and an educational arm for an industry that’s growing rapidly.

We’ve built many relationships over the years having been heavily involved in the early days of Affiliate Marketing. Yet today, we shift our focus to one that encompasses Affiliate as part of wider Performance Marketing. An industry we’ve grown to be so passionate about.

Take a look at our history, from way back in 1999 up until what we’ve got in store for 2013.

Media Partners


ABestWeb is where the Affiliate Community Comes Together! Launched in August of 2001, the ABestWeb community contains over 1 million conversations with over 60,000 affiliates marketers to connect to. ABestWeb is the authority for professional affiliates, merchants and networks.


A4U is the UK’s number one hub for discussing the latest news and trends within the Affiliate & Performance Marketing Sector.

50,000+ Affiliate & Performance Marketing professionals use A4U to discover the latest industry news, community content, jobs, training courses and conferences, whilst sharing a wealth of knowledge in the industry forums.

The current purpose of Affiliates4u is to supply anyone involved in the sector with the latest news and topical debate that surfaces, which may have a bearing on how their business is run. A4U also promotes the Performance Marketing Awards, a4uexpo and PerformanceIN conference series on a fair scale, using house banners and news content.

Known as ‘a4u’ to many, the ‘a4uforum’ to some older ones(!), A4U is the forefront of the ‘a4u’ brand.


mThink, LLC publishes business-to-business thought leadership projects that focus on the convergence of technology and business. Working in partnership with leading companies and organizations, mThink builds collaborative communities that include participants from all industry sectors: end users, consultants, solution providers, trade associations, analysts and academics. mThink synthesizes this joint expertise to publish visionary, detailed reports with companion Web sites.

Search Engine Journal

Search Engine Journal : An AdAge Power150 Blog featuring Internet Marketing and Search News, Tutorials and Features



Small Business Trends

Small Business Trends is an award-winning online publication for small business owners, entrepreneurs and the people who interact with them, founded in 2003. The site reaches over 4,000,000 small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs annually. Small Business Trends is the premier source of information, news and advice covering issues of key importance to the small business market. Small Business Trends appears repeatedly at the top of lists of small business websites. Offering a variety of resources and information feeds to help you stay informed about the small business market, it’s “small business success … delivered daily.”

Top Seos

The independent authority on search vendors, topseos.com, evaluates and ranks the top internet marketing companies. Categories ranked by topseos include: search engine optimization, pay per click management, affiliate marketing, social media optimization, and many more.

Since 2002, topseos has been a trusted resource for businesses looking to launch or improve internet marketing campaigns. The pathfinder service allows topseos to work directly with you to help find companies that best fit your business needs. Why waste time searching through thousands of sites with false promises? Go straight to the authority, gain insight into the industry, and work with the best.

Visibility Magazine

Visibility Magazine, founded in 2007, has become the guide to latest trends in internet marketing. Visibility conducts interviews with CEOs, shares opinions, reviews products, and provides a wealth of information about the movements in the industry. Additionally, Visibility will reach many fringe businesses that may have been contemplating entering or expanding their Internet marketing campaigns. Visibility is published quarterly and covers a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, organic optimization, pay-per-click marketing, website analytics, affiliate marketing, and press release distribution. Visibility embodies high-quality content, good sense, superior taste, and the character of conscientious journalism.