Affiliate Bites: Remembering Steve Jobs, Twitter Opens Doors in NYC, + More

» You’ve heard it by now and whether you’re listening to your iPod or plugging away at your iPad or MacBook, you know that the world has lost a visionary. [TechCrunch] » Pace Lattin has penned a great post in remembrance of Steve Jobs. [Performance Marketing Insider] » For more… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Remembering Steve Jobs, Twitter Opens Doors in NYC, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Apple to Kill iPod Classic?, Mark Zuckerberg Kills a Bison, + More

» Kashmir Hill has done a great write-up of some of the more obscure information about you that Facebook records for posterity, including a history of everyone who has ever poked you or who you have ever poked. [Forbes] » Apple is planning to kill the iPod classic. [Ars Technica]… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Apple to Kill iPod Classic?, Mark Zuckerberg Kills a Bison, + More”

Affiliate Lunch: Networks vs. Agencies, Spotify Use Surges on Mobile, + More

» What separates networks from agencies? [Adotas] » Get into the spirit of giving leading up to ASE 2011 and you can score some great NY sports swag in the process. [Missy Ward] » Lots of people are using Spotify on their iPhones. [TechCrunch] » Speaking of mobile, quite a… Read more“Affiliate Lunch: Networks vs. Agencies, Spotify Use Surges on Mobile, + More”

AM Affiliate: Facebook Rolls Out “Happening Now” Feature, Google Employees Are the Happiest Ever, + More

» The fine folks at Ragan have syndicated our guide to fixing terrible Twitter habits–original posted over at Outspoken Media. [Ragan] » Segmentation can be pret-ty tricky. Here are 36 tips to improve your email habits and help you deliver sharper pieces of correspondence. [Seth Godin] » An important Internet… Read more“AM Affiliate: Facebook Rolls Out “Happening Now” Feature, Google Employees Are the Happiest Ever, + More”

AM Affiliate: Blog World NY Wraps Up, LinkedIn’s Stock Madness Slows Down, + More

» One of the most thorough round-ups of Blog World New York you will read. [SocialTimes] » It’s a lesson in segmentation: The Nook Color draws many female readers. [NYT] » You know who may not have such a happy holiday weekend? LinkedIn. Analysts predict that it’s all down-hill. In… Read more“AM Affiliate: Blog World NY Wraps Up, LinkedIn’s Stock Madness Slows Down, + More”

Amazon Bets on Lady Gaga to Give It Edge Over Apple

So in talking about tech spokespeople, Amazon hasn’t wasted anytime in snapping up Lady Gaga in the race for cloud computing supremacy against Apple. But we’re not talking about yet another bit of product placement; we’re talking about a smart deal that very directly offers consumers some pretty great value:… Read more“Amazon Bets on Lady Gaga to Give It Edge Over Apple”

AM Affiliate: Royal Wedding Drives Social Media Into a Frenzy, What’s the ROI on Your Mom?, + More

– Twitter has lost its collective hive mind as hashtags like #RoyalWedding and #ProudtobeBritish have started trending in light of Kate Middleton and Prince William‘s wedding earlier. [USA Today] – The livestream of the Royal Wedding topped 300,000 viewers at 6 AM. Were you an industrious affiliate marketer who found… Read more“AM Affiliate: Royal Wedding Drives Social Media Into a Frenzy, What’s the ROI on Your Mom?, + More”

AM Affiliate: Is Search Marketing the Worst Marketing?, Apple Opens Up About Tracking You, + More

– Is SEM the worst kind of digital marketing? [AdAge] – Is your marketing persona not profitable? It’s time to try something new. [Seth Godin] – Apple has finally come on the record about the big breakthrough that their products may have been tracking and logging users’ coordinates from last… Read more“AM Affiliate: Is Search Marketing the Worst Marketing?, Apple Opens Up About Tracking You, + More”

AM Affiliate: Online Ad’s New Dirty Word, Affiliate Marketers Are Collateral Damage in Ad Tax Battle, + More

– Is your business breeding bullies in the workplace? [Seth Godin] – Apple continues making the headlines–this time as two individuals file class action lawsuits against the company in the wake of last week’s news of iPhone and iPad devices tracking its users. [PC Mag] – Is “agency” now the… Read more“AM Affiliate: Online Ad’s New Dirty Word, Affiliate Marketers Are Collateral Damage in Ad Tax Battle, + More”

AM Affiliate: NYC Gets Silicon Alley, Google and Apple Are Both Tracking You, + More

– As the tech boom from the West Coast spills over to New York City, the Flatiron and Chelsea neighborhoods are emerging to comprise “Silicon Alley,” an off-shoot of “Silicon Valley.” [New York Times] – If you’re an Android user who was smugly chiding your iPhone-using friends about Apple’s location-tracking… Read more“AM Affiliate: NYC Gets Silicon Alley, Google and Apple Are Both Tracking You, + More”