We introduced Primary in January to help forums monetize their product discussions. Primary identifies products forum members are discussing, and makes it easy for admins to earn affiliate revenue by inserting a product carousel on their forums, or product stories in Threadloom Newsletter.
Today, we’re happy to share our latest Primary feature – automated insertion of Primary products in Threadloom Newsletter. Beginning this week, Primary customers can configure their product insertion settings directly in the Threadloom Portal. If you’ve enabled Primary, all you have to do is navigate to the Content page in Newsletter settings, and check the box to enable product insertion.
We recommend also enabling Auto-pilot. When Auto-pilot is enabled, Threadloom will automatically select and insert products into your Newsletter issue without requiring your explicit approval for each issue. Even with Auto-pilot enabled, you’ll still be able to review and edit product selections in the Curation Portal during the review period.
Finally, you can select how many products to include in each issue. Generally, we recommend starting with two products per issue, and increasing this number if your community has numerous product discussions that provide a diverse set of products across issues.
We’re excited to help forums make their product discussions easier to find, and to help admins generate revenue with Primary so they can continue to grow their communities.
If you have any questions about Primary or inserting products in Newsletter, please feel free to drop us a line.