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    The Drop [Infographic]

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    The Lifespan of an Online Music Album Release, Measured in Clicks. There is a lot of hard work that goes into the “drop” of a new album. It…

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  • Bridge the "Purchasing Gap" with Genius Links.

    Unleash Your Link’s Inner Genius

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

    As you already know, a GeoRiot link helps your global audience buy, while helping you earn commissions from around the world. Great right? But what about those products…

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    Using Amazon Affiliate Links Correctly

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014

    Recently we’ve seen some misinformation and confusion around where it’s okay to use affiliated links for Amazon, and where it’s considered a violation of their Terms of Service….

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    App Developers and GeoRiot

    Monday, June 2, 2014

    As an App Developer, you have a lot to keep track of between squashing bugs, managing SDKs, and scheming up new features. This probably means the last thing…

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    iTunes Affiliate Program Grows 20 Countries Stro...

    Monday, April 21, 2014

    Another update to Apple’s iTunes Affiliate Program adds 20 more countries last week. The Affiliate Program now supports 147 of the 155 countries with an iTunes / App Store…

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The Drop [Infographic]

The Lifespan of an Online Music Album Release, Measured in Clicks.

There is a lot of hard work that goes into the “drop” of a new album. It is an exciting time for everyone involved in the process, from the record label, to the artist, to the fans.

As a link management platform helping hundreds of music labels and independent musicians around the world, we thought it would be beneficial to take a closer look at the online performance of albums during the time surrounding their “Drop”.

So that’s what we did.

We looked through half a million clicks on links to iTunes albums, and interviewed industry experts to see what we could uncover. With the digital music marketplace as a backdrop, we sought to further understand the relationship between an album’s lifecycle and the marketing behind it. The following infographic is the result of our research… Read More

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Unleash Your Link’s Inner Genius

Bridge the "Purchasing Gap" with Genius Links.

Bridge the “Purchasing Gap” with Genius Links.

As you already know, a GeoRiot link helps your global audience buy, while helping you earn commissions from around the world. Great right?

But what about those products that exist in multiple ecosystems like iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play?

Wouldn’t it be great if you could create a single, fully customizable link that intelligently sends each user to the appropriate local storefront for their device? What if you could even define scenarios where a click might go to YouTube instead (say, for clicks from Windows Phone)? Read More

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Using Amazon Affiliate Links Correctly

Does reading terms and conditions feel like deciphering Latin to you? (Image courtesy of Pixabay)

Does reading terms and conditions feel like deciphering Latin to you? Let us help. (Image courtesy of Pixabay)

Recently we’ve seen some misinformation and confusion around where it’s okay to use affiliated links for Amazon, and where it’s considered a violation of their Terms of Service. No one but a lawyer really likes reading legal jargon so we figured we’d help by sharing a few things we’ve learned to try and save you some time* and help you keep your nose clean for the Associate Program. Read More

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App Developers and GeoRiot

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Image courtesy of Pixabay.com

As an App Developer, you have a lot to keep track of between squashing bugs, managing SDKs, and scheming up new features. This probably means the last thing that you’ll want to spend your precious time on is learning about affiliate marketing, worrying about your links to the App Store, or setting up another service. Read More

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iTunes Affiliate Program Grows 20 Countries Stronger

GeoRiot’s interactive map of the iTunes ecosystem. The 20 new countries added by iTunes are in red.

GeoRiot’s interactive map of the iTunes ecosystem. The 20 new countries added by iTunes are in red.

Another update to Apple’s iTunes Affiliate Program adds 20 more countries last week. The Affiliate Program now supports 147 of the 155 countries with an iTunes / App Store world wide, which means more potential places for you to earn those commissions!  The complete list of new countries can be found below and a global view of the iTunes ecosystem can be found on our website. Read More

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Cooking up better marketing from Raw Links

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Promoting your content in an international online marketplace can be challenging,  especially for indie musicians, authors, and app developers promoting content in the iTunes or Amazon ecosystems.  Today we discuss one crucial tool that should be in every marketer’s toolbox – a link management platform. Read More

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Updated Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Just because we knew you were just itching for some good reading material.

Just because we knew you were just itching for some good reading material.

Things are moving along quickly over here at GeoRiot, and with the introduction of our Freemium plans, we’ve also published a long overdue update to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. We know you’re just as excited as we are, about the changes, because who doesn’t love reading those things? Read More

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GeoRiot Introduces Freemium Plan

It's look choose your own adventure, but better.

Just as the iTunes / App Store ends an era with their switch to the exclusive use of PHG, GeoRiot will be starting a new chapter by introducing multiple account plans in a freemium model tailored to better support our growing user base and their various needs. Read More

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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. Read More

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Brazil adds Amazon Associates Program

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This week Amazon quietly rolled out their Associates Program to their Brazil storefront, which means there are now 11 countries you can earn commissions from in Amazon’s international collection of storefronts. The Brazil storefront currently only sells Kindle books and Android apps, which makes it the very first “Digital Only” storefront to offer commissions off sold good, which is exciting news! Read More