Digital Marketing and Tech Trends

AM Affiliate: Quick Fixes & Conversions, iPhone Surveillance, & More

– Quick fix = quick conversion; agree or disagree? [Finch Sells] – The biggest challenge facing the Affiliate Marketing world currently? The struggle for longevity. [5 Star Affiliate] – While on vacation, a man received an alert on his iPhone that someone had set off the motion detectors in his

AM Affiliate: Greek Statues Were Tacky, An ASE Clipshow, & More

– E-mail marketers face a new challenge as more people start bargain-hunting on mobile devices. [MediaPost] – Ultraviolet light shined on ancient Greek statues reveals how tacky they used to look. [Gizmodo] – In case you missed it, Amy Sheridan suggested one way to stand tall against rogue marketers. [PMExpo]

AM Affiliate: Cameron Diaz Will Give Your Computer A Virus & More

– Top story of the day: Cameron Diaz is the celebrity who’s most likely to give your computer a virus. [Gizmodo] – The Affiliate Summit debriefings continue. [Super Affiliate Twins] – Presenting Facesquare Facebook Places. Also worth pondering: Has Facebook intentionally placed a “4” in the Facebook Places logo, left,

AM Affiliate: Affiliate Summit East Post-Game Edition

This week marked one of the most monumental events that happens in the affiliate marketing universe: Affiliate Summit. For 72 hours, affiliates, merchants, and vendors swapped business cards, high-fives, and cocktails. To mark the end of the event, today’s round-up is ASE-themed. – This week, Affiliate Summit East struck the

AM Affiliate: BPM at ASE, The Enigma of E-mail, & More

– Disembodied robot arms can now toy with sushi. [Gizmodo] – One writer tries to demystify the “best time to send” e-mail marketing enigma…and ends up just posing a whole new set of questions. [MediaPost] – Social media is one giant party… [Adotas] – …which begs the question: Are you

AM Affiliate: Google Celebrates the Wizard, Spectacular Social Media Songs, & More

– Neil Berman offers a little industry gold: “Jumping into an email marketing program without doing the necessary planning is a little bit like waking up married in Vegas.” [MediaPost] – Google celebrates the 71st anniversary of The Wizard of Oz with today’s logo. Their last notable logo foray included

AM Affiliate: The Ultimate Social Media Map, Allegedly Exclusive Affiliate Summit East Parties, & More

– Navigate the social media wilderness with this handy map. [Gizmodo] – July was a terrible month of web browser trendsetters: Firefox and Chrome lagged while Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari gained momentum. [DM Confidential] – An interesting counterpoint to this piece about expectations in Affiliate Managers. [PPV Playbook] –