Posts Tagged ‘Digg’

AM Affiliate: NYT’s Paywall Might Kill Readership, Be A Team Player, + More

– So you know how yesterday it everyone was up-in-arms about the New York Times‘ new paywall? Today the CEO of the publication said she’s expecting some short-term traffic dips after the wall goes up in a few days. [AdAge] – Be a team player. Not a heckler. Put away your iPhone during your next […]

AM Affiliate: 6 Neat Business Ideas, Netflix and Walmart Violate Antitrust Laws, + More

– 2011 is all about innovating, right? Right. So why not take a look at six bizarre business models that didn’t just take off, but soared and are now enjoying wild success. Everything from doggles to fake wishbones. [Mr. Green] – However, with 2011 came the quiet passage of new legislation that may have inadvertently […]

AM Affiliate: Measuring Unmeasurable Social Media, Affiliate Marketing Internships, + More

– “Small investments in unmeasurable media almost always fail. Go big or stay home.” – Seth Godin [Seth Godin] – Are you ready for ad:tech New York? [BPN] – Internships in affiliate marketing: It happens! [Ian Fernando] – Facebook has filed for a patent on “inferential ad targeting”–which allows the company to direct ads based […]

The Decline of Digg vs. The Rise of Twitter: What Does It Mean?

Surprising news today that according to TechCrunch, social media mainstay Digg is to lay off just under 40% of its workforce. This sweeping cut is just part of new CEO Matt Williams‘ general product refocus of the user-powered social news aggregator. In wake of these cuts, perhaps a major culprit can shoulder some of the […]

AM Affiliate: Links From Around the Web

Periodically, we come across so many great late-breaking developments in the world of affiliate marketing and more broadly, technology, that we can’t cover everything. So a quick round-up: – Six handy steps to getting that big-shot to respond to your e-mail [Copyblogger] – An infographic about Facebook’s increasingly inscrutable, tangled web of privacy options. [New […]