Digital Marketing and Tech Trends

AM Affiliate: Be Brilliant, Boost Your ROI by Black Friday, + More

– Coming to terms with the mundane realities (taxes! labor management!) that will help any affiliate marketer get out of their mom’s basement and into a proper office. [NickyCakes]

– It’s still not too late to grab a slice of the lucrative holiday cake. [Nana Gilbert Baffoe]

– A fundamental secret to doing online marketing well? Not being afraid to task your prospective customers and clients with an actionable request–like CLICK HERE! [Copyblogger]

– Sure to inspire a few, “Mmhmms,” the key to getting a reputation isn’t to proclaim your brilliance, but to demonstrate it humbly. [Seth Godin]

– Say hello to Path: an anti-social network that restricts your friends list to 50 people. [Mashable]

– There are 11 days until Black Friday. Here are three handy ways you can boost your ROI by then. [Adotas]

– Agree or disagree: Marketers need to quit acting like real people. [AdAge]

– Three cases of how error in the social media age could possibly serve to bolster a brand. [Outspoken Media]