Tech Spotlight: n0tice Brings Geotargeted News to You

Shortly after Google announced News near you, a captivating new start-up turned up on the web: n0tice. We like n0tice. It’s easy to use and best of all, there’s no fussy search algorithm that plays favorites with the news that’s near you; you enter your postal code and the website… Read more“Tech Spotlight: n0tice Brings Geotargeted News to You”

AM Affiliate: Listen But Never Follow, Is Google A Search Bully?, + More

– Words to live by: Listen to all, but follow none. [Shoemoney] – Google’s joining the geomarketing game a little late, but will that upend its vice-grip on the internet? Unlikely. [MediaPost] – Lisa Barone calls it as she sees it: Google turns to bullying as innovation slows. Burn. [Outspoken… Read more“AM Affiliate: Listen But Never Follow, Is Google A Search Bully?, + More”

AM Affiliate: Email Marketers on Overload, Will VEVO Kill MTV?, + More

– 7 non-affiliate marketing blogs you should read. [Affiliate.com] – In Q3 of this year, internet advertising and marketing revenue hit about $6.4 billion. [MediaTrust] – …which may explain why, despite the glacial pace of the economy’s recovery, email marketers are spitting out pitches at an all-time high. [Adotas] –… Read more“AM Affiliate: Email Marketers on Overload, Will VEVO Kill MTV?, + More”

Could Geotargeted Fundraising Initiatives Save Underfunded Public Schools?

In addition to hosting quality branded campaigns, Blue Phoenix Media also owns and operates The Academic Network, which presents students with alternative education solutions. 2010 has been about the widespread success of geotargeted marketing intiatives. Foursquare celebrated some critical milestones while Twitter and Facebook implemented geotracking features into their Status… Read more“Could Geotargeted Fundraising Initiatives Save Underfunded Public Schools?”

AM Affiliate: Be An Email Expert, Happy Birthday Google, + 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“AM Affiliate: Be An Email Expert, Happy Birthday Google, + More”

AM Affiliate: Fight for Mobile Ad Space Heats up, $37 Laptops Available, & More

– It shouldn’t surprise anyone that a new customer base is emerging on a variety of mobile-based social networking platforms, perhaps adding gravity to Google and Apple’s mobile ad space war. [MediaPost] – Witness, in the era of the iPad: The sudden availability of $37 laptops. [Mashable] – How e-mail… Read more“AM Affiliate: Fight for Mobile Ad Space Heats up, $37 Laptops Available, & More”

AM Affiliate: The Facebookization of LinkedIn, Apple Will Sell Your Location Data, & More

– As part of a selective redesign, LinkedIn is taking a few cues from Facebook and, to a lesser extent, Twitter. [Mashable] – This report on the importance of colorful copywriting in the affiliate marketplace is pretty spot-on…until it starts to draw broad generalizations. [oooff] – Drew Eric Whitman has… Read more“AM Affiliate: The Facebookization of LinkedIn, Apple Will Sell Your Location Data, & More”

AM Affiliate: Twitter Goes to New Places, More iPad Security Holes, and How to Deal With Affiliate Marketing Failures

– One way to measure the most inventive companies in America: The number of approved U.S. patents in the past five years and divide it by the number of employees. [The Daily Beast] – Twitter finally launches its first concentrated geomarketing initiative with Twitter Places–which sees the microblogging service join… Read more“AM Affiliate: Twitter Goes to New Places, More iPad Security Holes, and How to Deal With Affiliate Marketing Failures”

AM Affiliate: All Your Social Networks Sold You Out & More

As always, too many breaking news stories, too little time. So here’s a shuffle of what’s worth reading in this end-of-week installment of AM Affiliate. – It turns out that apart from Facebook, every social networking you use or have ever used is probably selling your personal information. [TNW] –… Read more“AM Affiliate: All Your Social Networks Sold You Out & More”