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This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins

This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins is focused on the people behind the affiliate management/OPM companies, advertisers/merchants, affiliates/publishers, and affiliate networks. On each episode, Shawn interviews a new guest related to the industry, so you can learn more about the people of affiliate marketing. After all, affiliate marketing is about the people; not the companies.

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Stephanie Lichtenstein Ramos on Traveling, Baseball, and Gary Vaynerchuk

This Week’s Guest: Stephanie Lichtenstein Ramos Stephanie Lichtenstein Ramos, President of Micro Media Marketing, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 100 I wanted to learn more about the real Stephanie, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Her days in the Lady Spirithunters Going in freezing water as a Spice Girl Working in the VaynerMedia offices Her favorite place in the world Working on the Florida Governor's office Whether she prefers the Cubs or Yankees Links from this episode Stephanie on Facebook Stephanie on Pinterest Stephanie on Instagram Stephanie on Twitter Stephanie on LinkedIn Micro Media Marketing Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

24mins

11 Apr 2019

Rank #1

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James Thompson on Keto Pizza, @HillFarmstead, and Abandoning Google+

This Week’s Guest: James Thompson aka JT James Thompson, Co-Founder of Daft Labs, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 40 I wanted to learn more about the real JT, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... His Keto pizza Living in Alaska and other places An endorsement for Jenkins on LinkedIn Losing interest in Google+ Learning how to drink bourbon Hill Farmstead through a beer bong Links from this episode Tweet about bourbon One of JT's last Google+ posts The beer bong picture Keto pizza jtgraphic.net Hill Farmstead Brewery Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

24mins

21 Feb 2017

Rank #2

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Corey Newhouse on Working in Hip-Hop, Collecting Cars, and JetBlue

This Week’s Guest: Corey Newhouse Corey Newhouse, Founder and CMO of ICG America, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 103 I wanted to learn more about the real Corey, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Being a hip-hop promoter in the 80s and 90s Moving to Austin Collecting big and small cars Our lack of mutual friends on Facebook Getting a BA in Economics Why JetBlue is his favorite airline Links from this episode Corey on LinkedIn Corey on Instagram Corey on eBay ICG America Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

37mins

24 May 2019

Rank #3

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Rob Merlino on Hot Dogs, Shark Tank, and Trading Snow for Florida

This Week’s Guest: Rob Merlino Rob Merlino, Chief, Cook, and Bottle Washer at the Shark Tank Blog, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 94 I wanted to learn more about the real Rob, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... The last time he had a hot dog with ketchup Moving from Massachusetts to Florida The SubSafe from Shark Tank Going from being a broker to a marketer Getting a degree in high school English Posting cartoons to his blog Links from this episode Shark Tank Blog Rob on Twitter Rob on Facebook Rob on LinkedIn Hot Dog Stories RobMerlino.com Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

37mins

15 Feb 2019

Rank #4

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Dennis Yu on Pizza Toppings, 1k Emails/Day, and the Golden State Warriors

This Week’s Guest: Dennis Yu Dennis Yu, CEO of BlitzMetrics, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 104 I wanted to learn more about the real Dennis, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Harry Perry of Venice Beach Pineapple on pizza How often he is on the road Why he gave one star to the W Hotel in Scottsdale Managing 1,000 emails a day Technology used by the Golden State Warriors Links from this episode Dennis on LinkedIn Dennis' blog post on managing email My Biz Markie karaoke about BlitzMetrics Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

26mins

30 May 2019

Rank #5

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Amy Rodriguez on Dog School, What About Bob?, and DC United

This Week’s Guest: Amy Rodriguez Amy Rodriguez, Head of Operations at Chateau 20, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 96 I wanted to learn more about the real Amy, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... The quote in her "about" section on Facebook Getting a degree in sociology Traveling for gymnastics tournaments Meeting Lawrence Taylor in Las Vegas ten years ago Her two dogs Becoming a fan of DC United Links from this episode Amy on Facebook Amy on LinkedIn Chateau 20 Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

22mins

6 Mar 2019

Rank #6

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Darren Blatt on the Halal Guys, His Nickname, and Why He Moved to LA

This Week’s Guest: Darren Blatt Darren Blatt, CEO of Affiliate Ball, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 77 I wanted to learn more about the real Darren, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... The last movie he watched How he got the nickname D-Money Perry Farrell His days at Ohio State When he was a Greek in college Why he moved from Ohio to Los Angeles Halal Guys - red or white sauce? Links from this episode Darren on Facebook Darren on Instagram Darren on LinkedIn Affiliate Ball Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

17mins

24 Apr 2018

Rank #7

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Tom Wozniak on Road Trips, Steve Bartman, and Not Peeing During Avengers

This Week’s Guest: Tom Wozniak Tom Wozniak, Head of marketing for OPTIZMO Technologies, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 101 I wanted to learn more about the real Tom, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Using digital marketing skills in real estate Steve Bartman and the Cubs winning the World Series Working in magazine publishing back in the day His road trip through a bunch of states Staying in touch with fraternity brothers Not peeing during Avengers: Endgame Links from this episode Tom on Facebook Tom on Twitter Tom on LinkedIn Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

22mins

3 May 2019

Rank #8

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Sara Malo on Running in San Diego, Tom Brady and @TreeHouseBrewCo

This Week’s Guest: Sara Malo Sara Malo, Client Success Manager at Affiliate Summit, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 97 I wanted to learn more about the real Sara, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Her favorite city to run in Back when she was a bad influence Tom Brady Running a daycare in the past Addiction to Fortnite Tree House Brewing Running in patterns to draw pictures Links from this episode Sara on Facebook Sara on LinkedIn Sara on Instagram Sara on Twitter Affiliate Summit Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

39mins

20 Mar 2019

Rank #9

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Ricky Ahuja on Dictionaries, Devon Ave in Chicago, and DJing

This Week’s Guest: Ricky Ahuja Ricky Ahuja, Head of Business Development of MoreNiche Limited, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 102 I wanted to learn more about the real Ricky, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... A celebration with lots of colors Being an alumnus of the University of Maryland The Webster Dictionary Becoming a Jacksonville Jaguars fan Being able to speak in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Spanish Hanging out on Devon Avenue in Chicago How he met his wife Links from this episode Ricky on Facebook Ricky on LinkedIn MoreNiche Limited RickyAhuja.com Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

16mins

15 May 2019

Rank #10

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Jana Seitzer on Bourbon, Journalism, and a Bad Archery Class

This Week’s Guest: Jana Seitzer Jana Seitzer, owner of a marketing/communications and graphic design firm (Geek Girl Digital), and founder/editor-in-chief at WhiskynSunshine.com, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 76 I wanted to learn more about the real Jana, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Working as a reporter out of college Having a Bad Moms Christmas party Bad ratings for bad archery camps The meaning of her toe tattoo Switching from MerlotMommy.com to WhiskyNSunshine.com The hallmarks of an intelligent person Links from this episode Whisky + Sunshine Geek Girl Digital Bad Moms Christmas Tweet Science Confirms: Intelligent People Go To Bed Late, Leave A Mess Everywhere, And Use Bad Language The toe tattoo Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

14mins

28 Mar 2018

Rank #11

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Dave Gonzalez on the Replacements, Real Estate, and JP Sears

This Week’s Guest: Dave Gonzalez Dave Gonzalez, Founder of the David Gonzalez Agency and Internet Marketing Party, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. This was a very special episode, as I got to interview him in his home (it seemed silly to do it through computers when we live a few miles apart). Episode 99 I wanted to learn more about the real Dave, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... The Replacements Him working as a real estate professional Why he rated Forshage Guitars 5 out of 5 stars Getting a degree in psychology His picture with JP Sears at Whole Foods Antics as a fratboy Links from this episode David Gonzalez Agency Internet Marketing Party Dave on Facebook Dave on Twitter Dave on LinkedIn Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

48mins

5 Apr 2019

Rank #12

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Brandon Hoffman on Pinball, NYHC, and Roller Derby

This Week’s Guest: Brandon Hoffman Brandon Hoffman, Director of Digital Marketing at KEA Advertising, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 98 I wanted to learn more about the real Brandon, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... His first pinball machine A bad experience at a Red Roof Inn Announcing roller derby matches Growing up in Brooklyn Jamey Jasta His college major Back when Howard Stern was entertaining Links from this episode Brandon on LinkedIn Brandon on Facebook Brandon on Twitter AdHustler.com KEA Advertising Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

26mins

28 Mar 2019

Rank #13

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Chris Brogan on Ketamine, Farmer's Markets, and Trans Day of Visibility

This Week’s Guest: Chris Brogan Chris Brogan, President of Chris Brogan Media, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 105 I wanted to learn more about the real Chris, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Quiet by Susan Cain His book "Superheroes in the Basement" Trans Day of Visibility and his son Vincent Giving a middling review to a farmer's market Pet Sematary, the book and movies Using Ketamine to treat depression Links from this episode ChrisBrogan.com Chris on Twitter Chris on LinkedIn Chris on Instagram Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

37mins

18 Jul 2019

Rank #14

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Jackie Lane Bates on Huskies, Hot Yoga, and Helping Improve the World

This Week’s Guest: Jackie Lane Bates Jackie Lane Bates, Director of Marketing at LinkConnector, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 95 I wanted to learn more about the real Jackie, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Becoming a hot yoga instructor Living in Maryland Meeting her husband in college Getting a Husky puppy Studying journalism in college Volunteering at the Curry Senior Center in San Francisco Links from this episode Jackie on Instagram Jackie on LinkedIn LinkConnector Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

25mins

1 Mar 2019

Rank #15

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Jay Berkowitz on Working at McDonald's, @garyvee Sneakers, and Brett Hull

This Week’s Guest: Jay Berkowitz Jay Berkowitz, Founder, and CEO of Ten Golden Rules joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 93 I wanted to learn more about the real Jay, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... How he ended up in south Florida from Canada Gary Vaynerchuk sneakers His dogs as a kid and now His dapper style Working at McDonald's and then eDiets.com Playing tennis Links from this episode Ten Golden Rules Jay on Twitter Jay on LinkedIn Jay on Facebook Jay on Instagram Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

28mins

9 Feb 2019

Rank #16

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Liz Fogg on Edward Encarnacion’s Bat, Pageants, and Woodstock

This Week’s Guest: Liz Fogg Liz Fogg, Owner of My Inspirational Place, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 92 I wanted to learn more about the real Liz, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man Running half-marathons and walking 39.3 miles in the Avon walk Whether she goes by Elizabeth in business The aftermath of being hit in the face by Edward Encarnacion’s bat Going to Woodstock this coming summer Where she would like to travel How she got involved in pageants Links from this episode Travels With Liz Liz's blog Liz on Twitter Liz on Pinterest Liz on LinkedIn Liz on Facebook Liz on Instagram Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

32mins

23 Jan 2019

Rank #17

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Brad Waller on Physics, Fraternity Brothers, and the LA Kings

This Week’s Guest: Brad Waller Brad Waller, CFO/COO at EPage, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 91 I wanted to learn more about the real Brad, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... The car he sped off in after his wedding Going to an animal refuge in Costa Rica Getting a degree in physics from MIT The LA Kings Staying in touch with fraternity brothers Being elected to the school board Using Drupal and Joomla Links from this episode Brad on Twitter Brad on LinkedIn Brad on Facebook Brad on Instagram EPage uBuildApp Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

28mins

18 Jan 2019

Rank #18

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Danielle Raybuck on Looking Like the Poltergeist Girl, Books, and Gluten Free Beer

This Week’s Guest: Danielle Raybuck Danielle Raybuck, President of Danielle Raybuck Consulting, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 89 I wanted to learn more about the real Danielle, so I asked her a variety of questions I figured she had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... The cities she walked in AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer The longest left turn signal in Florida Losing Yelp Elite status Why she gave Poltergeist a one-star review Her gluten-free board on Pinterest The kinds of books she likes Links from this episode Danielle on Pinterest Danielle on Foursquare Danielle on Facebook Danielle on Instagram Danielle on Yelp Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

30mins

13 Dec 2018

Rank #19

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Angel Djambazov on Great Coffee, Farmer Profiling, and His Wide-Ranging Music Taste

This Week’s Guest: Angel Djambazov Angel Djambazov, Co-Founder, Marketing, Mayhem, and Business Development at Lab6 Media, joined me to chat on my podcast, This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins. Episode 84 I wanted to learn more about the real Angel, so I asked him a variety of questions I figured he had not been asked in previous interviews. We discussed... Angel's music taste and serendipity with music Being endorsed on LinkedIn for food When his wife was profiled as a shoplifter Best coffee in Maryland His favorite films What he wanted to do with his college degree Links from this episode Angel on Twitter Angel on Facebook Lab6 Media Thank you for listening Please leave a comment or feel free to contact me. And if you enjoyed this episode of This is Affiliate Marketing with Shawn Collins, please share it.

46mins

16 Aug 2018

Rank #20