AM Affiliate: Links From Around the Web

Periodically, we come across so many great late-breaking developments in the world of affiliate marketing and more broadly, technology, that we can’t cover everything. So a quick round-up: – Six handy steps to getting that big-shot to respond to your e-mail [Copyblogger] – An infographic about Facebook’s increasingly inscrutable, tangled

Affiliate Fraudster on Twitter Stopped

Last Friday at Mediatrust, Peter Bordes reported on some fraud that was being perpetrated on job bidding site To their credit, the crew at was responsive and quick in deleting the scam–although new ones continue to crop up daily. Regardless, it’s yet another where transparency among affiliate marketers

On Good vs. Bad Affiliate Traffic

A long, long while ago (back in February, actually), Geekarm published a wonderful analysis of good vs. bad affiliate traffic–in pretty basic terms, too. In fact, you should click through to it to read their breakdown of what constitutes good and bad affiliate traffic. But the sticking point of it

Follow Our Coverage of the Scoring Summit All this Week

This week, the TARGUSInfo Scoring Summit is going to take place in the historic Hotel Monteleone, located in New Orleans’ French Quarter, where speakers including Melissa Hilton, of Clearwire, and Ian Ayres, author of Supercrunchers, will talk about the importance of real-time customer scoring. Hilton says: At Clearwire, data is

The Dos and Don’ts of Affiliate Marketing

Having been around performance-based marketing for about three years now, I’ve seen some pretty amazing–and amazingly stupid–things within the industry. This morning, while speaking with an affiliate who was diving headfirst into performance marketing for his first time, I realized just how daunting it could be. So in wanting to

See you at ad:tech San Francisco 2010!

We are pleased to announce that we will be attending ad:tech in San Francisco ! This exciting event will take place from April 19 -21, 2010 at the Moscone Center. Not only will the conference be in an exhilarating (and slightly crazy) environment, but ad:tech will also offer access to

Affiliate Marketing of the Future

We all had an idea of what the “future” would be growing up.  Flying cars, big brother, and food in pill form were going to change the way we all lived.  At least, when I watched the Jetson’s growing up, this was the future I thought we would be living