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Lost in (Localization vs.) Translation

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You may have noticed that we use the words “Localization” and “Translation” to describe certain processes within the GeoRiot Service. There’s a crucial difference between the two, so we figured it would be a good idea to explain each.

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GeoRiot Dashboard Gets Six New Metrics and a Fresh Design.

Our noses are still to the grindstone over here at GeoRiot as we continue to listen to your needs and develop the features to fill them. On that note, we’re excited to unveil another big step forward in our conquest for actionable reporting via the GeoRiot dashboard! The improvements on the home page being rolled out today include a striking visual refresh with a number of new metrics to look at your traffic in easier to digest chunks.

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Improved Translation for iTunes TV & Movie Links

Earning affiliate commissions from promoting TV shows and movies to a global audience isn’t an easy task. While there are 110 international iTunes storefronts that support movies and videos, there are only six that support TV seasons and individual episodes. Since there’s such a small number for popular TV content, it’s extremely important to make sure every one of those clicks points your traffic to the item they are interested in.

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Linking Console Makes Creating and Managing Links Easier Than Ever

We’ve re-engineered our Links page from the ground up to give you better, more organized access to your existing GeoRiot short links, and an updated tool for future links!

When you’ve finished entering your info, click ‘Globalize My Link’ and your link will be instantly added below with all of your affiliate links!
When you’ve finished entering your info, click ‘Globalize My Link’ and your link
will be instantly added below with all of your affiliate links!

To get started, log into your dashboard and head to the all-new Linking Console– your destination for creating, organizing and managing all of your GeoRiot affiliate campaigns. On the left is the new Short Link Creator. Here, you can simply copy / paste an iTunes or Amazon product URL to create a link, or, explore additional functionalities such as adding a tracking tag or grouping your link with your existing links for easier organization down the road. (If you prefer to build your links manually, you can still do so using any of our standard link formats and / or iTunes linking tools – located to the right of the link creator field.)

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New To Tradedoubler? This Blog’s For You.

From time to time, we’ll receive a question from a client that highlights a bigger problem or issue. When this happens, we’ll often turn our answer into a blog post in the hopes of better reaching others who may be running into the same question.

Today, we’re looking at the process of navigating the many affiliate programs within the Tradedoubler network.

Those familiar with Tradedoubler, know they manage several iTunes / App Store Affiliate Programs across Europe and Latin America. What you may not know is that there are 39 country-specific programs in total. Thirty-nine? That’s a lot of individual programs to apply for and get set up with.

While we generally encourage signing up for as many affiliate 

programs as possible, Tradedoubler is the exception. This is due to something 

Tradedoubler does called “crossboarders.”