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What’s new at Skimlinks? Q1 2022

Posted 2 years ago by Alannah Trew

Welcome to your new quarterly dive into everything new at Skimlinks.

In this blog post, you’ll find a round-up of our latest feature releases, newest merchants, trending products, and case studies – it’s your one-stop-shop for the latest tools to help you make the new quarter your most successful yet.


Platform Releases & Improvements

We’re always working on new features to streamline your affiliate marketing and make your Skimlinks experience even better.

Take a look at everything we’ve released recently (and keep an eye out for more new things coming your way soon!).

Enhanced Merchant Rates

We’ve updated how we display merchant rates to make it easier for Publishers to see the uplift in commission they earn by working with Skimlinks.

As well as this, we’ve added more details around what our commission rates apply to – it’s now clearer to see if a rate is for specific products, departments or the entire store, as well as the countries the rate is available in.

Ready to view enhanced merchant rates? Log-in to the Publisher Hub to get started.

All Reports Available in New Currencies

All reports in the Publisher Hub are now available in multiple currencies. Along with Pound Sterling, Euro and US Dollars, you can now also report in:

  • Australian Dollar (A$)
  • Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)
  • Indian Rupee (₹)
  • Japanese Yen (¥)
  • Malaysian Ringgit (RM)
  • New Taiwan Dollar (元)
  • Singapore Dollar (S$)

To update the currency, click the Report Currency link in the top-right corner of each report.

Log-in to the Publisher Hub to change your report currency now.

Two New Reports Available

We recently launched two new reports in the Publisher Hub to help Publishers measure the impact of Dynamic Link Optimization.

Not yet activated Dynamic Link Optimization? Enabling the feature helps Publishers keep earning revenue by automatically optimizing 404, out of stock and inactive merchant links.

Broken Links Report

This report shows the links that are broken across a Publisher’s website, and the number of clicks those links have generated.

Link Optimization Report

This report shows the revenue driven from links Skimlinks has automatically updated via Dynamic Link Optimization.

Please note, 404 optimization is available globally, but out of stock and inactive merchant optimization is available in the US only.

The new reports are in all accounts now – log-in to the Publisher Hub to view.

The Trending Products Report is now available as an API! As with the report in the Publisher Hub, Publishers can easily see which products are resonating with consumers globally and locally in real-time.

You can access the Trending Products API documentation here.

Look Who’s Joined Skimlinks!

We welcome new merchants to the Skimlinks platform every single day.

Here are some of the merchants new to Skimlinks over the last few months:

TIP! You can always find more merchants to feature in your commerce content with our Merchant Search tool in the Publisher Hub. Drill down by category, country, rate type and program type. Log-in to the Publisher Hub to get started.

What’s Been Trending Across Skimlinks?

The world of ecommerce moves fast, and including popular products in your timely content is a great way of earning more commission. Here’s what audiences have been interested in during Q1 – meet the top trending products!

Trending Products in Q1

  1. Oceano Luxury Hybrid Mattress
  2. Venu® 2 Plus, Silver Stainless Steel Bezel with Powder Gray Case and Silicone Band
  3. Bausch + Lomb Biotrue Multi-Purpose Solution
  4. Tula Protect & Glow Daily Sunscreen Gel Broad Spectrum SPF 30
  5. Apple HomePod mini
  6. Majari Floral Washed Cotton Duvet Cover

TIP! You can find the latest trending products via our Trending Products report. See up-to-date click data (refreshed hourly) and sales data for the past 7 and 30 days – so you’ll always have current information on what consumers are interested in. Log-in to the Publisher Hub to access the report.

Customer Wins

We love sharing how our Publishers and Merchants have achieved success via commerce content. Ready for some inspiration and actionable tips to transform your content strategy? You’re in the right place.

Publisher Case Study: GQ Taiwan discuss their strategy and offer advice for other Publishers getting into commerce content.

“Skimlinks has been an advisor to us, or more like a trustworthy friend, who helps us walk through the path of affiliate marketing and brings us great revenue.”

Read the case study >>

Merchant Case Study: Learn about iHerb’s affiliate marketing strategy and how Skimlinks helped them increase revenue and expand across the globe.

“Working with Skimlinks and having a dedicated account manager increased our content placements and contributed to 22% of our content revenue”

Read the case study >>

And That’s a Wrap

Well that’s just about it for Q1 of 2022. We hope it’s been a good start to the year for you and that you’re now equipped with the latest tools and knowledge to take on Q2 in style. Ready to get started? Log-in to the Publisher Hub.

If you’re not yet using Skimlinks to support your affiliate marketing strategy, you can sign up for a free account now.


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