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Hi guys, my name is George Miller from the GAV Team – The Gambling Affiliate VoiceMy tasks include the implementation of the daily content, conducting affiliate/affiliate manager interviews, and of course over viewing the latest SEO and Social Media techniques. Gamblingaffiliatevoice.com  has become a leading website which covers the affiliate industry with all of it’s aspects.

In this article I will describe the most important aspects of Social Media use to bring more traffic to your affiliate website and increase your online presence.

 

Online gaming/iGaming companies have been very slow in embracing the world of social media than one might have think. Having had a dominant presence in the online since Internet use became widespread in the late ’90s, and being real pioneers themselves, one might have expected that online casinos would have recognized and understood the importance of social media before many other industries. Online gaming/iGaming companies are only now catching up and using social media as an effective way to reach and to engage a new customer base.
Casinos (both the online and offline) as well all affiliates, need to evolve to survive. Social media became full-fledged media in 2016. It is no longer a low cost David marketing option against the pricier established media Goliath’s.
2017 will be all about how you as a marketer/affiliate need to approach social media in order to succeed and drive profitable sales. You can’t think about social media as a place to engage with prospects or distribute your content. People continue to spend time on social media, on average just under 3 hours per day.

With social media playing such an important role in our daily lives, we have compiled an article that is going to take a look at how you could use social media to obtain all manner of little extras from online gambling affiliate sites.
For any affiliate these days, social media is (or should be) an integral part of its success. These platforms allow affiliates to connect with their customers, building interest and also a community in an very organic way. For online casinos, engaging with gamers and creating relationships through social media is the best marketing approach they could ever have.

As you have by now become aware of the most forward looking casino sites are always looking at new and innovative ways to attract new players to their sites and also keep their current players loyal to their brands, and many of them have embraced social media as they way they can do just that.
With this in mind below you have an overview of some of the different ways affiliates are looking to build up their brand awareness using social media and also as a way for them to offer new and existing players all manner of little extras.

 

1, Twitter
twitterThe majority of online gambling affiliate sites are using Twitter as a way of informing not just their players but also

any potential new customers of the offers, promotions and any new games they have launched. You can also use your Twitter account as a way of always being kept fully up to date in regards to what is happening at one of more casino sites. Another thing you will notice as soon as you do start to use Twitter is that there are going to be a huge number of fellow affiliates you can then follow, and if you are a keen and avid online gambling affiliate all online casinos will have some form of presence on Twitter, and as such it can often pay dividends for you to follow as many casino sites that you have an account at. By doing so you are going to be kept fully up to date with all of the current promotional offers being given away by those casinos and will often find several Twitter user exclusive promotional offers being made available to you. In fact Twitter is a great way for all online gambling sites to also let you know about any new casino games that have just been or are shortly going to be launched, thus you really should include as many casino sites as you can to your list of Twitter users you follow.

Twitter about their own gambling content policy
“Twitter prohibits the promotion of gambling content, except for campaigns targeting specified countries where it is allowed with restrictions as explained below.
Please Note: In certain cases listed below, advertisers are only permitted if they have prior authorization from Twitter. Authorization starts with being in touch with a Twitter account team. Instructions for contacting Twitter are included in each case.”

Products or services that are subject to this policy:
This policy applies, but is not limited, to:
– Online casinos and gambling, sports betting, and bingo
– Physical, brick-and-mortar casino establishments
– Online fantasy sports sites
– Bonus codes, vouchers and coupons redeemable for gambling content
-E-books/sites facilitating or leading to online gambling-related content, including affiliates and other sites driving traffic to gambling
– Gambling-related software such as gambling software and poker odds calculators
– Sites or services providing tips, odds, handicapping, sports picks, forecasts or poker odds calculators
-Scratch games
-Lotteries
-Games/apps played for money

What products or services are not subject to this policy?

This policy generally does not prohibit:

– Hotels with a casino where the focus is on the hotel
– Gambling accessories (such as poker chips or pachinko machines)
News and information about fantasy sports
For more information on this subject please visit: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170426#

 

2, Facebook
facebookWith so many people now signed up to Facebook it’s no surprise that most if not all online casino/gambling sites will
also have their own Facebook page, and as such if you do enjoy reading messages and find out what any online casino/gambling site you play at has on offer then you will be making a wise decision adding those casinos to your list of friends on Facebook. By doing so you can follow their marketing/sale efforts!
If you’re looking to boost or perhaps create a new Facebook page for your affiliate site you will need a few things ready in advance, and keep in mind that the more you work on these points, the better your Facebook page’s first impressions will be.
Make sure that you follow the following steps in order to have a top notch gambling affiliate Facebook page:
– First of all write a detailed description of your website
– Write a headline or a short description of your website
– Get your profile image ready. This should be about 180-200px wide.
Get your cover image ready. This should be about 828 x 315 desktop/828x 65 mobile.
Get your first post ready: Tell the world all about your affiliate site, and why it is the best around. This will be linked to your first post and be the anchor post (the last thing a search spider will see on your Facebook page until the end of time) so it is very important to make this of the best quality. In order to be able to do the above, you will need a personal Facebook page first. If you already have a personal Facebook account make sure that you use it and skip down to where you will select the type of page you want to create.

If you’re finished with the creation of your Facebook page for your gambling affiliate site, you’re ready to get that first post up and consider hitting the advertise/boost button to start an audience. It is not cheap, but it still converts. You may share other webmasters/gambling affiliate’s posts on your Facebook page in order to network and also diversify your posts.
You should also join Facebook groups that focus on online gambling, affiliation, etc. or are in your niche. Make sure that you don’t just spam their wall with your offerings, though – read the rules and play by them. Often there will be a specific day when you can share your work/site, or specific threads in which you can do so. Be a team player and visit some of the other affiliate sites too – don’t just drop your link and run!
Try posting at different times and different content and monitor the reaction you get. Do more of what your audience likes! Enjoy gaining that much needed notoriety and visibility leading to a very successful online gambling affiliate project and more gambling affiliate money in your pocket.

Facebook about their own policies regarding gambling sites
“Adverts that promote or facilitate online real money gambling, real money games of skill or real money lotteries, including online real money casinos, sport books, bingo or poker, are only allowed with prior written permission. Authorised gambling, games of skill or lottery adverts must target people over the age of 18 who are in jurisdictions for which permission has been granted.”
For more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/page_guidelines.php

 

3, Instagram
Instagram is of course a way of posting pictures and images online and letting other users see what those pictures are all about, and ever eager to ensure they are always up to date with every type of social media site available you will find a number of online casinos/gambling sites have started to use Instagram.

Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platform’s ever. It’s not only used for personal “meal sharing,”-LOL, but also to build brands and audiences centered around a specific idea or lifestyle. Online gaming brands are always on the lookout for new ways to bring new users to the table and somehow expand their brand above the standard circle of audiences that they can usually attract.
Instagram is a viable marketing tool that’s centered around lifestyle, as opposed to focusing on specific problems or solutions. As an gambling affiliate, you can use Instagram to present the lifestyle that your prospective audience is interested in, and through this you can attract them to the products that you’re promoting.
It’s not a direct marketing method, but it’s a brand new take on online promotion that can become even more powerful. For example, in the traditional model you’d say, “Hey, you want to do some online gambling? Here are the ways to do it.” In the new model you’d say, “Hey, are you interested in this lifestyle? Here’s how to get there through online gambling.
You could start posting pictures and images of your latest games, bonuses, promotions, and you should also try to stay up to date with as many casino/online gambling sites as you can, for by doing so you will always be the first to know just what new games are on offer at those sites. Another good trick is to upload winning screenshots, players always enjoy viewing lots of winnings screenshots for if nothing else it does prove to those players that you will always have the chance of winning big when playing your casino games online, and you can often get a true feel for just how generous a range of online casino games are when you view several different winnings screenshots on Instagram.

Successfully converting players via social media channels has proven to be more challenging for online gambling affiliates than anyone would have expected; and it’s not for lack of trying. Some affiliates have thrown incredible amounts of marketing resources at building a solid social presence, only to find sales leads coming in at a snail’s pace!

If you’d like to succeed in the Social and make sure you boost your social presence here are a few general tips that could help you :
Sell your benefits, and not your products: your players want to know how your products or partners can improve their lives. For gambling affiliates, this means pitching deals that offer rebates on losses, or poker schools, or anything that makes players feel like they’re getting the upper hand.
Social media users are real people: do you know the terms used to describe the people who subscribe to your social media channels. They’re called, friends and followers because they are actual people.
Don’t stretch yourself too much: target one or two channels where you know your customers are more present and active, that’s a great place to get your feet wet 🙂 .

It’s not about how many followers you have: the measure of success on social media is not how many followers you can accumulate, as most people would think. It’s all about how many conversions you’re making and how many shares your content is racking up.

 

This article appeared first on EEGReport Magazine.

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How to Stand Out on Georgia’s Profitable Gambling Market? Leading Experts to Discuss Best Practices at Georgia iGaming Affiliate Conference

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On October 18, Tbilisi will host a practical event called Georgia iGaming Affiliate Conference (GiAC). Gambling operators, advertisers, marketing specialists, affiliates, and webmasters will share their experience in current earnings on gambling.

The conference aims to unite online and offline casinos as well as to provide conditions for contacts and experience exchange in order to earn more, carry out legal operations, avoid penalties, and expand businesses.

Live communication with core industry experts is the best way to improve yourself and your business within a single day: you will discover how to establish a casino in Georgia, find investments, increase the customer flow, and obtain traffic sources.

The program includes the following:

How to make an attractive online offer.
Levon Nikoghosyan, entrepreneur and developer. He founded PartnerMatrix, a user-friendly software for affiliates and agents: with API integration, flexible rights adjustment, automatic payments, built-in reports, and analytics.

How to attract players to your casino among other million venues. Affiliate marketing strategies with a focus on betting affiliate website and organic SEO.
Nikola Minkov, entrepreneur. He dealt with SEO until it became a mainstream. He has founded Serpact in order to help businesses to sell their services via content. Serpact has implemented 700 client projects since 2012.

Amendments in laws and regulation of Georgian gambling business. How to run business legally, avoid penalties, and earn more on your own activity.
Teona Shiukashvili has been issuing permissions for establishing casinos for more than 10 years. Currently, she is the Head of Gambling Business Regulation Division at Georgia Revenue Service.

Must-see: panel discussion with practicing online and offline casino experts. Review of tools aimed at user attention.
Shota Amiranashvili, President of the Association of casinos in Adjara. Briefly about 13-year experience in land-based casinos.
Giorgi Gvenetadze, Head of Product Marketing Department at adjarabet.com. A bet on youth and a creative approach to business allowed Adjarabet to conclude an agreement for $132 million with Paddy Power Betfair. They allowed Giorgi to win in the Marketing Category at Cannes Lions Georgia 2019.

Afterparty
The conference will end with an afterparty where speakers, sponsors, participants, and VIP ticket owners will keep talking with a glass of Georgian wine.

The party, as well as the whole event, is organized by Smile-Expo, an international company that has been holding business and high-tech events for 13 years.

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019.
Venue: The Biltmore Tbilisi Hotel.

Only 20 Business tickets left at the early bird price. Hurry up, the price will be increasing.

There will be no video recording of presentations and no online streaming.

Register to Georgia iGaming Affiliate Conference at the lowest price right now.

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iGaming Focus Areas and СРА Selection to Be Discussed at Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference

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The second Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference organized by Smile-Expo will come back to the capital of Ukraine on September 26. Relevant case studies, networking, and afterparty: the conference program will be as efficient and useful as possible.

 

What issues will be raised by speakers

Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference will involve expert speakers: webmasters, affiliates, arbitrage specialists, marketers, and specialized lawyers. Presentations by most of them sparked the great interest of the audience at the previous event. This time, professionals will introduce new presentations and recent case studies of their practice.

  • Tatiana Nasonova, CEO at Gambling Pro and an arbitrage expert, will analyze why advertisers and affiliates need to work closely to reach the maximum result. She will talk about core factors in the brand confidence as well as explain how advertisers can offer the best possible conditions to webmasters so that it won’t cost a bundle. At the past event in Kyiv, the speaker revealed how to enhance the conversion of your own offer tenfold. Tatiana is a frequent guest at international events as well as the founder of ‘Tough Arbitrage of St. Petersburg’ and Black Inc public pages.
  • Roman Bout, Founder of Quints – a developer of affiliate program software, will illustrate how operators can seamlessly shift from Revenue Share to CPA and stress the importance of the registration to deposit conversion when selecting the СРА model. Besides, the speaker will mention special features of player behaviors and traffic analysis. At the first Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference, Roman shared examples of the high-quality support increasing online casino revenues and gave use cases of reducing the customer attrition by 50%.
  • Viacheslav Ustimenko, CEO at LAWBOOT and an expert in legal consulting of IT, fintech, and gambling companies, will tell attendees about the legal difference in gambling, games of skill, and loot box projects as well as examine pros and cons of work with them. Moreover, conference guests will discover all about the banking compliance in 2019 from the expert: what has changed since 2018, what should be taken into account, what is already inefficient in comparison with the last year. At the previous conference, Viacheslav clarified where to register a company for the affiliate program and why the GDPR was a significant aspect for iGaming company operations.

“LP and LLP partnerships are no longer legal solutions. If you need a reliable banking account, change LP for Hong Kong,” the expert stated.

For the first time, Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference will engage Vitaliy Stetsenko, a speaker at top conferences and events dedicated to arbitrage, CPA, and online marketing, and the founder of Initium Group (the holding company includes RichAdvert traffic arbitrage school). As an entrepreneur and infopreneur, he frequently provides the audience with interesting arbitrage best practices. At Kyiv’s second event, Vitaliy will present workable strategies for mobile traffic arbitrage and examples of efficient creatives and advertising campaigns.

Panel discussion

The conference will feature a panel discussion allowing influencers to talk about prospects of such areas as casinos, betting, and esports. They will highlight what to emphasize this year and how to find the necessary balance between the above-mentioned sectors. The discussion will be moderated by Levon Nikoghosyan from PartnerMatrix.

Target audience

If you are an operator, a developer, a webmaster, an arbitrage specialist, an affiliate, or a SEO expert, the major affiliate marketing event is a crucial point in your schedule.

Networking and afterparty

Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference means not only beneficial presentations and case studies. Event guests will also be able to take part in fruitful networking and obtain new partners for cooperation as well as for business promotion and growth.

The afterparty will be available to owners of VIP tickets, sponsors, participants, and speakers. It is the best chance to negotiate on professional issues in a relaxed atmosphere.

Organizer and partners

The conference is organized by Smile-Expo, an international company that has been holding business events on innovations for 13 years. Media Gambling Sponsor of Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference will be a business online publication called Login Casino, while Media Sponsor will be YOGONET International Edition.

The event program can be found on the official website of Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference.

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Zurich iGaming Affiliate Conference – Results of the First Event about Conduct of Online Gambling Business in Switzerland

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On June 21, the international firm Smile-Expo hosted the unique for Switzerland Zurich iGaming Affiliate Conference. The event took place at Sheraton Zurich Hotel and was dedicated to gambling and affiliate marketing. It brought together participants of the gambling market that work in online and land-based segments.

The event featured specialists of world-renowned gambling companies including PLANZER LAW, Afilexion Alliance, Global Bet, Oryx Gaming, 1710 Gaming Ltd, PartnerMatrix, Expozive, GamblingCompliance, Endorphina, and many others. Attendees were representatives of affiliate networks, online and land-based casinos, affiliates, marketers, lawyers, members of regulating agencies, etc.

Relevant presentations, live discussions, and productive networking – all of it united conference participants.

Throughout the event, speakers and guests were talking, sharing experience, and establishing new business contacts. The official part of the event ended with the atmospheric Talks & Drinks afterparty, where participants could get to know each other closer, discuss different issues in the informal environment, present their brands, and agree upon further collaboration.

What did speakers discuss?

At the conference, speakers gave presentations sharing theoretic knowledge and practical experience of running, promoting, and scaling of their gambling businesses.

Dr. Simon Planzer, Partner at PLANZER LAW, spoke about the legal aspects of gambling activity. The expert explained how Switzerland regulated the online gambling market and reviewed prospects of this field.

Robert Toth, Key Account Manager at Global Bet, highlighted the use of innovative technologies in games focusing on virtual sports.

Reuben Portanier, Founding Partner of Afilexion Alliance, discussed the use of blockchain in the gambling industry. The specialist explained the prospects of the technology in the gambling field.

The event offered four panel discussions featuring Iris Sidler and Dr. Simon Planzer from PLANZER LAW, Dan Iliovici from Rombet, Joe Ewens from GamblingCompliance, Jovana Popovic from Oryx Gaming, Levon Nikoghosyan from PartnerMatrix, Nicc Lewis from Expozive, Jakub Kolomičenko from Endorphina, Chris Looney from Red Tiger Gaming, Reuben Portanier from Afilexion Alliance.

Experts delved into issues important for the gambling business:

  • personal data security in iGaming;
  • forming and maintenance of an attractive online offer;
  • distinctive features and differences of gambling markets in Switzerland and Belgium;
  • responsible approach to gambling.

As part of the discussions, specialists shared their opinions on different issues and presented real-life case studies.

We thank PLANZER LAW and its representatives Dr. Simon Planzer and Iris Sidler for their support on the conduct of the event.

Sponsors and media partners of the conference

We express special gratitude to the following companies:

  • Exclusive SponsorCasino 777.ch;
  • Media Gambling Sponsor – Login Casino;
  • Media Sponsor – YOGONET Gaming News;
  • Informational Sponsor – Focus Gaming News;
  • Special Participant – ORYX Gaming.

Besides, the organizer thanks all media partners of the event. It was nice to talk to representatives of the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association (GPWA) and affiliate company Kafe Rocks.

Guests, participants, and partners are pleased with the conference and highly appraised its organization.

The conference was great. The blockchain part was a bit complicated for me. The networking abled by the event was really interesting. Thank you again for the invitation,” said Casino Neuchâtel rep.

“Уour team is lovely. Everyone looked happy at the conference. Good job,” stated GPWA.

Conclusion

Zurich iGaming Affiliate Conference became a place for the start of productive collaboration between participants of the gambling market from Switzerland and other countries. We are glad that the event managed to bring together major gambling business representatives from all over the world and highlight issues relevant to the iGaming niche.

The team of Smile-Expo thanks participants, partners, and sponsors, and will be happy to see everyone at the upcoming industry events dedicated to gambling and CPA networks.

On October 18, the Georgia iGaming Affiliate Conference will take place in Tbilisi. Experts will discuss the subtleties of running a gambling business in Georgia, gambling regulations, and promotion of online casinos using affiliate marketing.

You can find more information and the program of the event on the official website of the Georgia iGaming Affiliate Conference.

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