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New approaches to affiliate marketing

October 27, 2020

While many marketing technology tactics have changed the past two decades to reflect a faster-paced society and advances in technology, the use of affiliate marketing channels has remained relatively the same in terms of system and structure.

“It is a business development channel that has never truly been optimized by use of technology,” said Matt Gilbert, CEO of Pepperjam, an affiliate marketing technology and services company. “There hasn’t been any automation built into this channel.”

According to Gilbert, the straightforward, last-click attribution model for coupon and cashback partners in affiliate marketing remains immutable to change, but that stability has been a benefit since the COVID outbreak as it remains a dependable, if outdated, system.

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