– No affiliate marketer is ever too successful to heed this handy pie chart provided by Shawn Collins. The most alarming observations? That of the affiliates surveyed, the top two most important attributes in choosing which merchants to promote were payout and brand awareness. Least important attribute? The allowance of… Read more“”

– One way to measure the most inventive companies in America: The number of approved U.S. patents in the past five years and divide it by the number of employees. [The Daily Beast] – Twitter finally launches its first concentrated geomarketing initiative with Twitter Places–which sees the microblogging service join… Read more“”

Not necessarily a bad thing: Skype’s plans to monetize its video chatting service through serving advertisements. While this move will inevitably provoke some backlash from Skype users–since they’ve enjoyed Skype’s free service with no advertising—it may revolutionize the way advertisers connect with customers. This shift will allow for banner ads… Read more“”