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Rakuten Marketing Blog

Announcing The Partnership Dashboard

Posted on Thu, Sep 28, 2017 @ 09:09 AM by Jamie Rademacher

Rakuten Marketing is excited to announce the launch of our newest advertiser tool, Partnership Dashboard. The Partnership Dashboard gives advertisers a fully customized, branded interface where publishers can easily connect with the brands they want to work with and join their program. At the same time, partners maintain all the benefits of working with a large affiliate network, including the technology, measurement, consumer insights and strategic counsel.


Announcing Multiple Product Feeds

Posted on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 @ 14:06 PM by Jamie Rademacher

At Rakuten Marketing, we are constantly improving our technology to make affiliate marketing for advertisers and publishers easier than ever. As a feature enhancement to our existing Merchandiser Feeds, we have created multiple product feeds. This update will allow advertisers the ability to:


REMINDER: NEW APIs & Old API/Reporting Retirement

Posted on Wed, Feb 3, 2016 @ 09:02 AM by Lindsay Maher


As part of the transition that we are making to the new Reporting interface, we are also asking all partners to transition onto the new Reporting API’s by Wednesday, February 17th, 2016.


New Reporting Platform (Beta) - Fast! Customizable! Powerful!

Posted on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 @ 19:10 PM by Kimberly Anglin

Starting this month, you will have access to RAN’s New Reporting Platform (beta). With this new platform comes lots of exciting enhancements, not least of which is that data returns significantly faster!  


The New Advertiser Help Center Is Live!

Posted on Thu, Sep 24, 2015 @ 10:09 AM by Kimberly Anglin

We’ve gathered your feedback on our existing Help Center and made some changes to help you run your affiliate program more easily. You can now access our video library, successfully find exactly what you need via the new Search functionality, or register for our online events via our event calendar. But we’re not done yet! Stay tuned for more features in future releases.


New Technology for the Publisher Help Center!

Posted on Wed, Sep 16, 2015 @ 10:09 AM by Kimberly Anglin

We’re excited to let you know about the new technology upgrade for the Publisher Help Center that will enable us to provide you with enhanced features and functionality. In addition to being able to find answers to your questions immediately, now you’ll be able to sign in to your publisher account from the Help Center to see all of the articles, rate and leave comments on Help Center articles so that we can continue to improve them. This update will go live next Thursday, September 24th. In the future, there will be other new features to make your experience finding what you need in the Help Center easier and faster.


PayPal as a payment option is here, opening up more networks and advertisers to you!

Posted on Thu, Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:09 AM by Kimberly Anglin

Publishers, starting September 4th you can receive commissions via PayPal!  PayPal will allow you to work with networks and advertisers that you currently cannot work with due to geographical payment restrictions. For this release, the option to use PayPal will be available for all networks except for Brazil and Japan.


Introducing the All-New Offer Manager (Beta)!

Posted on Thu, Oct 9, 2014 @ 07:10 AM by Kimberly Anglin

Start Using Our New Offer Manager Today!

View multiple offers in one place with our latest advertiser dashboard update, the NEW Offer Manager (beta) – available in the Offers section of the advertiser dashboard.

Simply click on an offer name to see the new commission structure for that offer without ever having to leave the page!


Are you looking for the old blog?

Posted on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 @ 11:09 AM by Krystyna Lijek

Are you looking for the Rakuten LinkShare Affiliate Blog? You can still find all of the information you found on under our new layout. The majority of content has moved under the Affiliate Marketing tab on the left.


Publisher Tip of the Week: New Features Added to Merchandiser Feed

Posted on Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 05:05 AM by Rakuten Marketing

This week we are releasing new updates to our Merchandiser Data Feeds, the new files will appear in your Merchandiser FTP Folders.


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