AM Affiliate: How Affiliates and AMs Can Get Along, Child Workers at Apple, + More

– Sometimes, it’s not about landing that dream job, that golden campaign, that amazing campaign. It’s about the thrill of pursuing it. [Seth Godin] – Patience and communication is the key between a successful affiliate manager-affiliate relationship. [Adotas] – Some great starter tips for new affiliates. [Affiliate.com] – If you… Read more“AM Affiliate: How Affiliates and AMs Can Get Along, Child Workers at Apple, + More”

Blogging’s Dead! The Web’s Dead! Everything’s Dead!

Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, a handful of individuals in attendance at the Media Dealmakers Summit have decided that the web is dead. This comes not too long after The New York Observer heralded the death of blogging. With so much e-death, what can we guess? Well, that either… Read more“Blogging’s Dead! The Web’s Dead! Everything’s Dead!”

AM Affiliate: Email’s Still Alive, Blogging’s Best Practices, + More

– At some point, if you’re a super affiliate, the only way to grow your business is to hire additional support. [Finch Sells] – Here’s another post stating the quite alive state of email marketing. [MediaTrust] – Are you an avid content generator with little concern about the quality of… Read more“AM Affiliate: Email’s Still Alive, Blogging’s Best Practices, + More”

1,000,000 Reasons Why No One’s Reading Your Numbered Lists

Numbered lists! Or “listicles” for the blog-savvy, are a clutch for most bloggers–as you can simply plug a number and a hypothesis into an equation and generate an instant post–X Reasons/Ways/etc. Y. X of course being a quantity and Y being the hypothesis you’re testing. But with listicles having become… Read more“1,000,000 Reasons Why No One’s Reading Your Numbered Lists”

How Facebook Is Gobbling Up Your Blog Comments

Scott Parent raises a great question today: Has engagement shifted? He refers to the decrease in comments left on blogs–both his and around the web. It’s a situation where the audience is still there, but aren’t behaving as they once used to. So what’s the culprit? [ alternative female viagra… Read more“How Facebook Is Gobbling Up Your Blog Comments”

ASW 2011 Speaker Series: Beaudon Spaulding, Triple-Threat

Affilliate Summits–both East and West–have been drawing eclectic crowds for quite a while now. And while we all have our approach to setting up and optimizing campaigns, we can still learn a lot by listening to the words of other marketers. We can learn a lot from Beaudon Spaulding: Marketer,… Read more“ASW 2011 Speaker Series: Beaudon Spaulding, Triple-Threat”

What We Can Learn From the Great Tumblr Blackout of 2010

Most people who live and breathe on the internet are well aware that short-form blogging outpost Tumblr has now been down for over 24 hours. Those are a lot of spurned bloggers. Although the platform’s subscribers (which, as mentioned before, include us) are among the most loyal that any web… Read more“What We Can Learn From the Great Tumblr Blackout of 2010”

BlogWorld Expo/TARGUS IIS 2010 Postgame

This past weekend, Las Vegas played host to BlogWorld Expo and the TARGUS Interactive Insights Summit. And as with all tradeshows, there was a lot to take away from both experiences. But for a quick summary of the summit, we can turn to Blue Phoenix Media’s CEO Amy Sheridan‘s Twitter… Read more“BlogWorld Expo/TARGUS IIS 2010 Postgame”