I was just reading through the monthly royalty statement for my book, Successful Affiliate Marketing for Merchants, and thought it was interesting to see where the book is being purchased.
While the book came out in April 2001, and is admittedly outdated in a handful of areas, it’s still selling steadily
I’m wondering why nobody else has bothered to write another book (not an e-book, but a physical book) for affiliate managers in the past half decade? Lots of issues have emerged since the publication of my book, such as adware, new networks, maturation in data feeds, CAN-SPAM, etc.
Anyhow, the report breaks out the sales as follows (through 12/31/05):
- US Regular Sales – 84%
- Canada – 2%
- Export – 12%
- All Other – 2%
If this is any indicator, the bulk of affiliate managers reside in the U.S. The report doesn’t break out the countries further, and I’m not sure what constitutes “All Other”.