Facebook Security Loophole Lets You Nab Page From Owner

Word of caution to brands utilizing Facebook Pages: A bug currently allows non-founding admins to strip owners of all administrative privileges of their respective Facebook Page. The video below demonstrates this. No word on when this bug will be fixed, so take care when appointing your brand ambassadors. In the… Read more“Facebook Security Loophole Lets You Nab Page From Owner”

Affiliate Lunch: Why Brands Need Loyalty Programs, Is Your Affiliate Manager Doing All They Can?, + More

» The best part of loyalty programs for brands? Targeting the most efficient segments of their customer base. [Adotas] » According to a survey, Internet Explorer users may not be the brightest users. [Mediapost] » Kunur Patel says that the pipes are broken in the mobile marketing world. [AdAge] »… Read more“Affiliate Lunch: Why Brands Need Loyalty Programs, Is Your Affiliate Manager Doing All They Can?, + More”

Google Says No Such Thing as a Private Profile

Google has just announced on its Google+ Project help section that all private profiles will be deleted come July 31. The only thing required for a public profile is name and gender — all other information can be managed or simply not entered. [ brand buy from name usa viagra |… Read more“Google Says No Such Thing as a Private Profile”

30 Things to Do If You Want Your Company Blog to Fail

It seems like everyone has a company blog. We certainly do (you’re reading it right now!) But is everyone striving towards better practices in the world of corporate blogging? In such a crowded playing field and with every company suddenly embracing social without necessarily forging a plan of attack, there… Read more“30 Things to Do If You Want Your Company Blog to Fail”

AM Affiliate: Stop Chasing Rankings, This 15 Year-Old Just Sold His Tech Start-Up, + More

» When chasing the rankings starts disrupting your business model, it’s time to take a step back and stick to what you know best. [Seth Godin] » There’s a lot of bubble blather lately, but at least one tech VC believes that when those bubbles pop, the fall-out won’t be… Read more“AM Affiliate: Stop Chasing Rankings, This 15 Year-Old Just Sold His Tech Start-Up, + More”

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”

Bonus Points: Summer’s Finally Here! Edition

Well hello, weekend workers. Now that June is here, we’ll declare it Summer, even though Summer doesn’t technically start for another 17 or so days. So whether you’re checking in from your backyard hammock, from an iPad at a park, or you’re seeking refuge inside an air-conditioned Apple Store–where miracles… Read more“Bonus Points: Summer’s Finally Here! Edition”

3 Brands Botching Social Media Lately

Sure social media still remains a bawling toddler of an industry–no one’s quite masterminded the ROI aspect of it, but everyone’s tacitly agreed that there’s something very valuable in a medium that allows you to connect with consumers directly. Still, it remains curious–especially in the wake of Chrysler’s Twitter debacle–we’re… Read more“3 Brands Botching Social Media Lately”

AM Affiliate: Digital Marketing Needs to Make Kings, Could You Get Taxed For Legal Music Downloads?, + More

» The digital world’s Achilles’ heel is this: Not finding which products it wants to make king, and instead opting for an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink approach. [Seth Godin] » 8 notable brands and how they rode Facebook to B2C success. [Mashable] » The affiliate tax is bigger than all of us–lawmakers are… Read more“AM Affiliate: Digital Marketing Needs to Make Kings, Could You Get Taxed For Legal Music Downloads?, + More”

Blue Phoenix Media Stops By PCWorld to Talk About Tech-Friendly Celebrities

It seems that lately, the tech world has been sparing no expense to transform itself into a glamorous niche that regular consumers will want to throw money at–a far cry from its buttoned-up nerdy’90s incarnation. Over at PCWorld, Sarah Jacobsson Purewal has put together a solid feature that dives into… Read more“Blue Phoenix Media Stops By PCWorld to Talk About Tech-Friendly Celebrities”