Practical Tips to Improve and Grow Your Affiliate Program in Time for the Holiday Rush

When online marketers hear the word “Q4” there is usually a sense of excitement, but also a little fear. Brands wait all year for the holiday season to begin and they tend to pull out all the stops with their marketing. Do you blame them? The amount of eyeballs searching for the best deals and gifts during the final three months of the year is staggering and the amount of money to be made is just as impressive. 

Q4 dates to remember

There are a few days during Q4 that are important and should be marked on your calendar immediately. These dates will contribute to most of the Q4 revenue by brands. The first day is a lesser-known day, Singles Day. It’s celebrated on November 11 (11/11) where unmarried people buy themselves gifts. It has become one of the largest shopping days in the world. Next up is Thanksgiving (a

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AutoTransport.com Launches Scholarship Program | Markets Insider

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AutoTransport.com is launching their scholarship program to provide quarterly awards to assist students in the automotive industry who will pioneer the future. 

AutoTransport.com launches scholarship program to assist students in the automotive industry.

The founding family of AutoTransport.com, an industry-leading automotive shipping and logistics company, is excited to announce the launch of their AutoTransport.com Scholarship program. The scholarship will be offered to students enrolled in automotive and logistics industry programs. 

As a family-owned business, AutoTransport.com cares about their employees and the community as a whole. They wanted to establish a positive way to give back to society. This inspired them to create the AutoTransport.com scholarship, in hopes of helping future logistics industry leaders. Three scholarships in the amounts of $1,000, $500, and $500 will be awarded quarterly. Scholarship funds will be sent directly to the winners school, no exceptions.

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Xerris Joins Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program

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CALGARY, Alberta – October 13, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

Today, Xerris announced it has joined the Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program in the Service Engagement Model to gain additional access to Google Cloud resources and further cater to their customers’ Google Cloud-based needs.​

As a Google Cloud Partner, Xerris offers consulting, integration, and custom solution development services to help customers break down complex obstacles and digitalize their businesses through innovative cloud-based solutions.

“We are proud to join the Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program along with many other top leaders in Google Cloud innovation,” Jonathan McCracken, CTO at Xerris said. “Our involvement in this program demonstrates our readiness to advance our expertise with Google Cloud technologies and processes in order to provide expert cloud-based solutions for customers.”

What This Means for

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Businessolver Expands Pinnacle Partner Program to Enhance the Carrier Experience and Integration with Innovative Benefits Technology

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Businessolver®, a leader in SaaS-based benefits technology and services, today announced the expansion of their exclusive Pinnacle Program with preferred voluntary benefits carriers and partners. The dedicated partnerships between Businessolver and select benefits carriers brings a fully integrated and enhanced voluntary benefits experience to employers and their employees using Businessolver’s benefits technology, Benefitsolver.

“Given our current environment, creating seamless connections to voluntary benefits has never been more important,” said Michelle Lockhart, Strategy Practice Leader, Carrier Relations at Businessolver. “Benefitsolver data has shown that many employees have lost their savings cushion during the pandemic and voluntary benefits can play a critical role in ensuring they are protected against unexpected medical costs in the new year. That’s why this Pinnacle Program is so important, an opportunity for us to ensure that consumers are educated on these benefits and are able to

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Viking Cold Solutions Announces Launch Of Xcel Energy’s Custom Thermal Storage Incentive Program

Viking Cold Solutions, the leading thermal energy storage technology provider for the low-temperature cold storage and frozen food industries, announces the inclusion of its award-winning energy storage technology in Xcel Energy’s new Custom Thermal Storage Incentive Program, part of their Custom Efficiency programs in Colorado and Minnesota.

As an industry leader in delivering clean energy solutions, Xcel Energy is currently offering significant funding for energy-saving technology upgrades, such as Viking Cold’s Thermal Energy Storage (TES) systems, which safely reduce demand and add temperature resiliency and efficiency to low-temperature facilities with large energy needs.

The majority of the TES system and installation costs will be funded by Xcel Energy’s Custom Thermal Storage Incentive Program and the remainder can be paid for out of the energy savings. By working with the utility to deploy innovative technology that addresses grid challenges and reduces emissions, owners of cold storage and frozen food facilities can

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Designer program aims to attract fashion industry

SPRINGDALE — A new designer residency program is working to put Northwest Arkansas on the fashion industry map.

Titled Emerge, the program is Springdale-based Arkansas Arts and Fashion Forum’s first program of this nature and will help impact the careers of designer in residence Bruce Davis of Little Rock and 11 Arkansas-area cohort designers, said Robin Atkinson, Arkansas Arts and Fashion Forum CEO.

Arkansas Arts Fashion Forum was established as a nonprofit in 2017 and was launched as part of Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week, Atkinson said.

The forum is the first occupant of the Creative Arkansas Community Hub and Exchange in Springdale, formerly the Arts Center of the Ozarks, she said. The building was purchased by Grove Arts, an affiliate of the Tyson Family Foundation, in September.

The fundamental focus of the forum is to bring a fashion industry to Arkansas, Atkinson said.

“As we’ve looked at the landscape of

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Why Take a Leadership & Management Program?

Saybrook University offers uniquely effective Leadership & Management programs. Here’s why they should be considered:

Innovative, Holistic, Humanistic, and Sustainable:  Saybrook is a nonprofit university committed to advancing a people-centered approach to improving the conditions of individuals and society through leadership and organizational development​ in the for-profit, nonprofit and government sectors.

Taught by Scholar-Practitioners: 90% of Saybrook’s faculty has a PhD and over 25 years as leaders, consultants, researchers, and thought leaders ​

Student Centered: Online, hybrid, low faculty-to-student ratio, office hour support​

Residential Conference: Learn from across University programs over 3 – 5 days, career development mentoring, resume review, and faculty mentoring.​

Global opportunities: International study opportunity and scholarships are available.​

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Saybrook’s master’s degree in Leadership and Management explores management through a multidisciplinary lens, the knowledge area includes:

  • Leadership and organizational behavior
  • Economics and global business
  • Human Resources
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Flytrex pilot program with Walmart focusing on backyard drone deliveries

The two companies have partnered up to see if deliveries by drone can be done in a safe and cost-effective way.

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Flytrex and Walmart are now weeks into a pilot program that will see the two companies join forces to see whether deliveries by drone can be done in a safe, cost-effective manner. The companies launched the program in Fayetteville, NC and residents can download the Flytrex app to see if their homes make them eligible to participate.

The effort to conduct deliveries by drone has taken on a newfound importance since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, which has complicated the delivery process and endangered those serving as integral parts of the delivery process. Amazon reported last week that nearly 20,000 of its front-line workers have caught COVID-19. 

In an email interview, Flytrex CEO and co-founder Yariv Bash explained that the pilot

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Department of Theatre launches home-viewing program

The Auburn University Department of Theatre is now offering AU Theatre @ Home, a virtual service allowing patrons to view the department’s productions from their own home. Virtual ticket reservations for the fall production season opened on Sept. 9. 

AU Theatre @ Home was created for a safer viewing and production environment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Theatre followed the lead of many theater companies across the world and started a virtual programming service to showcase their productions for the fall 2020 season.

“We determined the best way to accomplish those goals was to produce theater remotely and offer a new viewer experience for your audiences in the comfort of their own homes,” said Rachele DeLuca, communications and marketing specialist II for the Department of Theatre. Viewers will be able to watch from home using Vimeo.

Vimeo is an external video platform which allows viewers to watch anytime

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NFL Alumni Academy Shares Experience and Leadership Through the Football Diversity Development Program

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Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (“HOFV” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football and owner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls in Canton, Ohio, in conjunction with its partnership with the NFL Alumni Association today announced plans to include a Football Diversity Development program as part of its Academy effort.

As the NFL season begins, so too, will the NFL Alumni Association’s Academy start its first development/training season. As part of its efforts, the Academy will employ NFL Alumni to not only develop “NFL Ready” players but also develop future NFL coaches, personnel scouts and front office executives through the Football Diversity Development program. This purpose of the program is to intentionally prepare and promote minority former players for professional opportunities in elite levels

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