AM Affiliate: Is Your Receptionist Costing You Conversions?, Is Google Creating Black Hats, + More

– One thing that could be costing you a whole lot: A receptionist who turns off potential new customers by not being interested. [Seth Godin] – Google’s crusade against content farms claims an unlikely property: The New York Times-owned About.com [SearchEngineLand] – With their aggressive slash-and-burn of content farms, is… Read more“AM Affiliate: Is Your Receptionist Costing You Conversions?, Is Google Creating Black Hats, + More”

AM Affiliate: The Secret to Wall Street Journal’s Survival, SES Notes, + More

– Find out which blogging mistakes you could be making. [Mashable] – How has The Wall Street Journal been able to avoid shrinking budgets plaguing other publications? By changing its marketing strategy. Its new targets? Women. [MediaPost] – Lisa Barone is recapping SES all day today and whether you’re in… Read more“AM Affiliate: The Secret to Wall Street Journal’s Survival, SES Notes, + More”

AM Affiliate: AT&T Marries T-Mobile, Japanese Marketers Donating Not Advertising, + More

– Yesterday was a big day for mobile: AT&T acquired T-Mobile for $39 billion. [Bloomberg] – The double-edged sword of being a small business on Yelp. [Outspoken Media] – A really great thing about affiliate marketing? It’s about being self-sufficient, it’s about not waiting to get picked by someone, but… Read more“AM Affiliate: AT&T Marries T-Mobile, Japanese Marketers Donating Not Advertising, + More”

AM Affiliate: NYC Goes Sky-High With IBM’s Help, Online Video Is Chic In 2011, + More

– New York City’s taking its servers to the cloud…courtesy of IBM. [Gothamist] – Sure texting while working is a way to attend to your personal life while on the clock…but it’s also a way to curb your productivity to zero and feel a bit awful because of that. [Seth… Read more“AM Affiliate: NYC Goes Sky-High With IBM’s Help, Online Video Is Chic In 2011, + More”

AM Affiliate: Free Wi-Fi in Times Square & How to Build Your Own Biz for $0

This morning, our mix is all about innovations and taking risks to reap long-term rewards, even if it means short-term losses. Presenting your AM Affiliate. – Congress has decided it’s time to rewrite the Communications Act as the has started making moves to regulate the broadband and wi-fi industries. [Ars… Read more“AM Affiliate: Free Wi-Fi in Times Square & How to Build Your Own Biz for $0”