What do the San Antonio Spurs, U2 and the Affiliate Summit conference have in common? Stumped? In the month of June 2005, scalpers sold tickets to all three on eBay. Thatâ€™s right, Affiliate Summit 2005 passes went for as much as 50 percent over the face value of $1,495.
Itâ€™s certainly a healthy sign for affiliate marketers when the leading conference in the space more than doubles from the previous year, and 200-plus people were on a waitlist to attend.
Some people are saying that affiliate marketing is experiencing a Renaissance, but that suggests that there was a time when affiliate programs were not working. From where I sit, the affiliate landscape has been in a crescendo for 10 years.
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