AM Affiliate: IBM Takes Credit for Inventing Computers, Cigarette Marketing Gets Ugly, + More

» Google’s Doodle of the Day rocks: It’s a Takashi Murakami-inspired tribute to the First Day of Summer. [BuzzFeed] » IBM has taken credit for inventing the personal computer; fact-checking tech bloggers are fuming over this incorrect assertion. [Ars Technica] » Cigarette marketing is about to get a whole lot… Read more“AM Affiliate: IBM Takes Credit for Inventing Computers, Cigarette Marketing Gets Ugly, + More”

AM Affiliate: Affiliate Summit West in Full Force + More

– It’s now day two of Affiliate Summit and whether you’re looking to livetweet your experience or follow along as a spectator, catch all the latest action on #ASW11. [Twitter] – A recap of the first day of ASW. [AffiliateTip] – No surprise to social media fans, but in this… Read more“AM Affiliate: Affiliate Summit West in Full Force + More”

AM Affiliate: Don’t Pay Outstanding Balances in Spider Drawings + More

– Even in an industry like affiliate marketing that’s enjoying a lot of money, the recession can drive companies to dire circumstances. Nevertheless, you probably still shouldn’t accept a drawing of a spider in lieu of amounts owed. [Urlesque] – Whether it’s pitching new campaigns to resistant affiliates or listening… Read more“AM Affiliate: Don’t Pay Outstanding Balances in Spider Drawings + More”

ad:tech Adventures: 5 Great Things To Do While You’re In NYC

As with every tradeshow, even at ad:tech, the circuit of industry parties can get a little exhausting. But New York is unlike most other cities, in that it allows enough distractions that any digital marketer in need of a little thinking space need only walk or cab it several blocks… Read more“ad:tech Adventures: 5 Great Things To Do While You’re In NYC”

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]… Read more“AM Affiliate: Greek Statues Were Tacky, An ASE Clipshow, & More”

After-Work Art in Manhattan

Even affiliate marketers have to take a break from talking about CPCs and you-owe-mes. Which which makes tonights New York-based reception for an eclectic mixed-media art exhibit at 320 Studios (which may better be known as the same space frequently used by Wendy Williams and MTV) an ideal way to… Read more“After-Work Art in Manhattan”