Affiliate Marketing Glossary


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  • Affiliate Marketing
    For websites, affiliate marketing is typically the practice of putting a link to a product or...   Learn More >
  • Amazon
    The largest online retailer in the world. Amazon started out selling books and now sells pretty...   Learn More >
  • Click
    What is a Click? When it comes to online advertising, a click refers to a user clicking on an...   Learn More >
  • Click-Through Rate
    What does CTR mean? CTR stands for Click-Through Rate. It is the percentage of clicks on a link...   Learn More >
  • Content
    Content is a generic term for stuff on the internet, such as posts, articles, videos, pictures etc.
  • Conversion Rate
    The Conversion Rate (CR) of a campaign is the number of conversions achieved per click. It is...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Acquisition
    What does CPA mean? The CPA price is the amount that gets paid when an ad leads to a sale (or...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Click
    What does CPC mean? The Cost Per Click price is the amount paid every time a user clicks on an...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Thousand
    What does CPM mean? CPM is an ad pricing model used to buy advertising space, most commonly for...   Learn More >
  • CPA
    What does CPA mean? The CPA price is the amount that gets paid when an ad leads to a sale (or...   Learn More >
  • CPC
    What does CPC mean? The Cost Per Click price is the amount paid every time a user clicks on an...   Learn More >
  • CPM
    What does CPM mean? CPM is an ad pricing model used to buy advertising space, most commonly for...   Learn More >
  • CR
    The Conversion Rate (CR) of a campaign is the number of conversions achieved per click. It is...   Learn More >
  • CTR
    What does CTR mean? CTR stands for Click-Through Rate. It is the percentage of clicks on a link...   Learn More >
  • eCPM
    eCPM is like the cost per kilo of online advertising pricing. It is effectively what you would...   Learn More >
  • Effective Cost Per Thousand
    eCPM is like the cost per kilo of online advertising pricing. It is effectively what you would...   Learn More >
  • Geo-Targeting
    In Digital Marketing, Geo-Targeting means aiming content (an ad, webpage etc) at a particular...   Learn More >
  • Incremental Revenue
    Incremental Revenue in online advertising usually means the extra amount of money made from...   Learn More >
  • Influencer
    An Influencer is essentially the internet version of a celebrity. The unofficial definition of...   Learn More >
  • Influencer Marketing
    Using influencers to market a product or brand. This can be direct via paying an influencer (eg...   Learn More >
  • Influencer Marketing Platform
    A marketing platform that helps brands with their influencer marketing. Often not much more than...   Learn More >
  • Insertion Order
    An IO is an Insertion Order which in online advertising is the contract that provides the...   Learn More >
  • IO
    An IO is an Insertion Order which in online advertising is the contract that provides the...   Learn More >
  • Keyword
    A keyword means something that is entered into a search engine. They can be targeted by Paid...   Learn More >
  • Lead
    A potential customer, or a way to get in touch with a potential customer (eg email address,...   Learn More >
  • Lead Generation
    Lead generation (or Lead Gen) is the gathering of potential customers' contact information and...   Learn More >
  • Local Influencer
    An influencer whose followers are concentrated in one geographic area.
  • Long Tail Keyword
    Multiple word keywords which really define the company targeting it.  These keywords have low...   Learn More >
  • Metrics
    Metrics are measurable statistics that are used in digital marketing to improve performance such...   Learn More >
  • Micro-Influencer
    An influential person on social media with less than 10,000 followers. Often thought to be more...   Learn More >
  • PA
    A type of advertising where an algorithm is used to decide which ads are placed in which...   Learn More >
  • Paid Search
    What Does Paid Search Mean? Paid Search refers to ads placed in search engines above 'organic'...   Learn More >
  • Programmatic
    A type of advertising where an algorithm is used to decide which ads are placed in which...   Learn More >
  • Publisher
    A publisher of a website is the person or company responsible for the content on a website. This...   Learn More >
  • Return On Ad Spend
    What is ROAS? Return On Ad Spend (ROAS) is a metric used in online advertising to calculate how...   Learn More >
  • Revenue
    The total amount of money taken in by a person or company, before any expenses (such as taxes...   Learn More >
  • Revenue Share
    When using an Ad Network, the income from advertising will be split between the Ad Network and...   Learn More >
  • ROAS
    What is ROAS? Return On Ad Spend (ROAS) is a metric used in online advertising to calculate how...   Learn More >
  • Search Engine Marketing
    Search Engine Marketing (or SEM) is a type of marketing where you focus on improving the...   Learn More >
  • Search Engine Optimisation
    SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and is the process of improving where your webpages...   Learn More >
  • SEM
    Search Engine Marketing (or SEM) is a type of marketing where you focus on improving the...   Learn More >
  • SEO
    SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and is the process of improving where your webpages...   Learn More >

 

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