Q: I am on my way to launch the affiliate program and looking for new ways of recruiting affiliates. I’ll be more than honoured if you share your mind concerning the below question. As an affiliate guru would you recommend to use such tool as Internet Success Spider to recruit affiliates? Is it worth using?
A: Many years ago I recommended the Internet Success Spider as a recruitment device for affiliate managers. But that was probably 8 or more years ago.
I haven’t touched it in many years, so I can’t personally recommend it. I am not sure if it is still updated or even available to purchase.
One thing I would recommend is a book I wrote on recruiting affiliates called Affiliate Manager Boot Camp.
So many affiliate managers are hyper-focused on recruiting, and they don’t bother with education or retention, and that’s a big weakness for their affiliate program.
Good luck with your affiliate program.