AB #417 | #ASW16 – Affiliate Summit East 2016

In this edition of the Affiliate Buzz, host and Instructor of the Affiliate Marketers BootCamp, James Martell and Arlene, his co-host and spouse, talk about the speaking tracks covered at Affiliate Summit East 2016 and some things to do while visiting New York City.

James and Arlene are conference veterans. In addition to Affiliate Summit, they will attend the Performance Marketing Summit in Chicago in mid-May and the ShareASale Think Tank.

What to Expect at Affiliate Summit East 2016

Next James and Arlene walk you through what to expect at Affiliate Summit East 2016 including an overview of the schedule. They also reveal their favorite parts of the conference, including Brian Littleton’s ShareASale Under the Stars Party.

Arlene points out that Affiliate Summit can be overwhelming. Newbies will want to attend the newcomer sessions - a First Timer Orientation and a Newcomer Program Meetup. The conference teams newbies with veterans to help them get their bearings.

Who’s Who in the Zoo?

Along with fabulous keynote speakers, Affiliate Summit East 2016 features a surplus of speakers in two areas of focus - merchants and affiliates. Over the course of Sunday, Monday, and part of Tuesday attendees can choose from multiple speaking tracks at one time.

During the podcast James reviews some popular speakers which include:

  • Brook Schaff, from Schaff-PartnerCentric who talks about Prep Dish and other SaaS, or software-as-a-subscription (or service) vendors for affiliates,
  • John Crestani, CEO at Nutryst with 5 Biggest Mistakes Affiliates Make on Facebook Advertising,
  • Tricia Meyer owner of Sunshine Rewards focusing on Negotiation Tactics for Affiliates with their Affiliate Manager,
  • Bryant Hussey from Atlantic Coastal Brands along with “Coach” Giancarlo Barraza and
  • JJ Alan with Creative Ventures Media, the Millionaire Mastermind, present How to Go from Zero to a Million Dollars in Six Months in the Affiliate Marketing Space.

James expects to present on the topic of Launching a Podcast to Explode your Audience and Authority, which discusses why podcasting is the current highest converting sales and engagement tool, and how to get featured in iTunes without spending a dime on marketing.

James and Arlene wrap up the episode with some tips for turning your #ASE16 experience into a breakation, a term for book-ending your business with a few days of rest and relaxation. They share things they’ve done in past visits to the Big Apple as well as what they hope to do in 2016.

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Resources:
Affiliate Summit East - http://affiliatesummit.com/events/ase16-main/
ShareASale - http://shareasale.com/
Brian Littleton - http://blog.shareasale.com/author/brian/
Scaff-PartnerCentric - https://www.schaafpc.com/
Prep Dish - http://prepdish.com/
John Crestani - https://johncrestani.com/
Nutryst - http://affiliates.nutryst.com/
Tricia Meyer - http://www.tricia.me/
Sunshine Rewards - http://www.sunshinerewards.com/
Bryant Hussey - https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryanthussey
Giancarlo Barraza / The Millionaire Mastermind - http://www.themillionairemastermind.com/
JJ Alan / Creative Ventures Media - http://www.creativeventuresmedia.com/

Use #ASE16 to follow the latest Affiliate Summit East 2016 news on Twitter!

1 Comment

  1. Shawn Collins says:

    Fun episode - I would definitely not recommend renting a car for NYC.

    I went to the One World Observatory before Affiliate Summit last summer, and it was an amazing view, as well as the interesting historical part of it: https://oneworldobservatory.com/

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