The Apogee affiliate managers are electrifying relating to constructing and sustaining relationships with high of the funnel and long-tail content material publishers. Our purchasers are loving the expansion from the affiliate channel and private consideration they obtain from the Apogee staff.
Apogee managers enthusiastically recruit, educate and activate new companions in every program. The dedication to accomplice coaching spans all ranges of on-line advertising and marketing expertise that the affiliate might have. The primary contact is commonly with newbies which might be followers of the model however not essentially skilled sufficient to navigate community interfaces or totally perceive finest practices.
Christen Evans joined Apogee in 2017 as an influencer supervisor after spending seven years as a marriage blogger. As an affiliate supervisor, she now controls our full line of meals, drink and connoisseur purchasers. She usually attends and speaks at conferences like Affiliate Summit and niche-specific reveals like Every part Meals Convention and the Worldwide Meals Bloggers Convention. By constructing private relationships, Christen has recruited a number of the high content material companions into our packages. Christen’s main packages are Snake River Farms, The California Wine Membership and 1st in Espresso, together with the remainder of the Apogee meals & drink roster.
Her dedication to laborious work and customer support is an inspiration to others on the staff and within the business. Coming from the running a blog world, Christen understands the ache factors and potential in that enviornment. This angle helped her win the Advocate of the 12 months Award from Affiliate Summit in 2017.
Christen’s very best purchasers are within the following classes: meals & drink, connoisseur, weddings, children
Anne Parris joined Apogee in 2018, instantly after the Sort-A bloggers convention in Chicago. Christen and I knew the company wanted assist and we introduced Anne in to assist with recruiting and social media. She began within the affiliate business in 2012 and rapidly developed a robust fame for networking and delivering finest practices to different bloggers. Anne thought of the transfer to affiliate administration the subsequent step in her evolution.
She is now a completely skilled affiliate supervisor and is accountable for the Vanna Belt and TruDog affiliate packages. She’s going to proceed incomes her stripes by helping a few of our legacy purchasers and their constant development yr over yr. Anne recruits for each Apogee shopper, not simply these she manages, and he or she handles the company social media. Anne has been a daily speaker at Affiliate Summit and likes to share data with others.
Anne’s very best purchasers are pets, journey, clothes and niknaks.
Liz Gazer, previously of Growthspurt Media, was a pleasant competitor to this company within the early days. She managed some nice packages through the years and has helped many manufacturers enhance gross sales via affiliate and all digital channels. Liz joined Apogee in early 2019, and her mentorship has helped information all of us; particularly me as I transition out of day-to-day shopper administration.
Liz formally took over administration of the steadiness of the Apogee roster over the summer time and has firmly cemented her place as a priceless staff member. Liz has been working with Sears PartsDirect, SA Co., and new shopper Takl. Her laser-focused studies and communications are main the best way for the Apogee staff and elevating expectations for all affiliate managers.
Liz’s very best purchasers are these serving style and sweetness, journey and tourism and residential and backyard goal markets. She additionally has experience with digital services and products, together with app-driven manufacturers.
The Way forward for Apogee
After 15 years as an affiliate supervisor myself, I really feel comfy handing the reigns of all Apogee’s legacy and future purchasers to Christen, Anne and Liz. These three rockstars are the pillars of a rising company. Apogee CTO Daniel M. Clark and enterprise supervisor Jen Hoffman be a part of me in supporting our managers with all of the sources and finest practices in our toolbox. My job is now technique, gross sales and advertising and marketing for Apogee.