Recommended Resources

OK – it’s a very personal selection here of some of the best books and courses for affiliate managers. This page contains a selection of resources, some of which are via affiliate links – feel free to replace with your own cookie.

Affiliate Management Books

Some of these have been around for several years; the basic information still remains relevant. Make sure you follow the authors own blogs and social media as well of course to keep up to date.

Buy Audible books from Amazon >

Affiliate Program Management – An Hour a Day

by Geno Prussakov

The classic text by one of the leading thinkers in the affiliate world. Affiliate marketing programs help boost marketing efforts without incurring excessive costs; this Hour a Day guide provides everything merchants, business owners, and those charged with managing an affiliate program need to know

Buy from Amazon (aff)

How to Start and Run a Profitable Affiliate Program

by Eric Nagel, Deborah Carney and others

Eric Nagel is an experienced affiliate marketer that consults with merchants before he will run their offers. He joins Deborah Carney and Vinny O’Hare to discuss how merchants can create affiliate agreements that clarify to both the merchants and the affiliates that want to promote them the do’s and don’ts.

buy on Amazon (aff)

Affiliate Marketing on the Web

by Bruce C Brown

The Complete Guide to Affiliate Marketing on the Web How to Use and Profit from Affiliate Marketing Programs: How to Use It and Profit from Affiliate … & Profit from Affiliate Marketing Programs

buy from Amazon (aff)

A Practical Guide to Affiliate Marketing: Quick Reference for Affiliate Managers & Merchants

by Geno Prussakov

an indispensable handbook for all affiliate managers and merchants, alike. In addition to providing concrete, practical answers to common (as well as not-so-common) questions, the book gives usable ideas on promoting affiliate programs, along with ways to keep affiliates motivated.

buy Kindle Edition on Amazon (aff) >

Training Courses

Affiliate Marketing 101 led by Geno Prussakov from Udemy >

Expert Rating Digital Marketing qualification

See more on the Publisher Discovery training course page >


Listening to audiobooks and podcasts is a great way to catch up while on a walk or run, or at the gym. As they are curated by industry thinkers – and feature some of the most innovative new tech and ideas, they are great resources for keeping up to speed in this fast-moving industry.

Listen in to some of the best affiliate management podcasts from my own selection >

Software & Tools

Affiliate Networks & Tools

Awin – Global network, UK founded, DE based, global reach, Join now >

CJ Affiliate – one of the longest established networks, US based, global reach with the largest pool of affiliates – Join now >

Shareasale – US network; part of the Awin group. Join now >

Publisher Discovery – the leading global affiliate research and analysis platform. See more >

Moonpull – affiliate tracking and cookie compliance platform for networks, OPMs and publishers. See more >

Website Software

WordPress – Solid website builder based on shareware tech with thousands of paid options and plugins. Find out more >

WP Engine – professional WordPress hosting solution

WP Buffs – 24/7 support and maintenance services for serious website owners, white-label site management for agencies and freelancers. Find out more > or book a call with a WordPress expert >

Mailchimp – one of the best of the budget emailing and business automation solutions

A Weber – Powerfully-simple email marketing designed to help a small business grow – now with a free plan. Find out more >

Sucuri – securing your websites with a cloud-based platform & experienced security analysts. From a simple blog firewall to full security solutions for website owners. Find out more (aff) >

Free Privacy – the world’s leading generator of Privacy Policy for websites and apps. Find out more >

Panda Website Icons – Icons and website graphics for bloggers – see more (aff) >

10 Best Free Webinar Tools

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