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Whose idea is the Affiliate Marketing Awards?
Murray Newlands, the co-founder of Influence People, founder of affiliate network Affiliate Heat and several blog clubs in the UK and US.

Why the Affiliate Marketing Awards?
Newlands wants to highlight the best in Affiliate Marketing and those who do good work. At its best, affiliate marketing is about partnerships. The Awards are about recognizing the partnerships that get it right.
“I want to give back to an industry I love and that has done well for me. I’ve learned and benefitted so much from others in the field in the 11 years I’ve been active in it. I wanted to help establish some way to show appreciation in an industry I love.” — Murray Newlands

Who is Murray Newlands?


A former lawyer, Murray started out in online marketing in 1999 and has worked with some of the leading agencies, advertisers and networks in the industry in that time.

Murray Newlands is a trusted digital marketing advisor with a strong track record of success. He works with companies and individuals, developing and executing their complete digital marketing strategies, including listening (social media monitoring tools) and content marketing (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogging and more) as well as outreach programs. He runs a successful international social marketing media agency based in the UK with a proven ability to consistently deliver the right results for his clients.

Murray is a speaker at major events such as Affiliate Summit in Europe and the US on social media marketing, inbound marketing, content marketing and affiliate marketing.

A founding partner of the London Blog Club and other new media events in the UK, Murray runs a number of popular websites including his eponymous blog, MurrayNewlands.com.

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