Well hello. Welcome to your much-deserved long weekend. This past week–like the many before it!–has been a doozy, so sit back and as usual, exercise your clicking finger while we tell you what you missed. Or what might be worth reading if you’ve been able to stay on top of… Read more“”

– In affiliate marketing, the truism that failure begets success is gospel–but what if part of that failure was the willingness to acknowledge faults in a group setting instead of attempting spin control? [Seth Godin] – Twitter is awash with super-smart robots. Are you following any of them? [The Atlantic]… Read 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“”

– New Twitter‘s creepiest new feature: An algorithm that determines with other users are “Similar to You.” [WebInkNow] – Broken search = no sale. [Seth Godin] – Click fraud is beginning to reach new heights. [MediaPost] – 9 flubs that entrepreneurs frequently make include “chasing perfection” and relying on word-of-mouth… Read more“”

– Sometimes successful email marketing lies in maintaining manageable lists. [Jonathan Volk] – Related: How to be good at email. [MediaPost] – Meet Jiepang–China’s answer to Foursquare, since they are on less than favorable terms with the geotargeting app. [Edelman Digital] – Facebook Places finally enters the geotargeted marketing arena…. Read more“”

– Well wasn’t that hype short-lived! A class-action lawsuit’s been filed against Apple for the many flaws in the iPhone 4G. [HoustonPress] – …and here’s some of the paperwork for that lawsuit. [Gizmodo] – Turns out teens are now suffering from Facebook Fatigue. We’re not really surprised, are we? [Mashable]… Read more“”