Affiliate Bites: Eric Schmidt’s Steve Jobs Tribute, Social Buzz Linked to TV Ratings, + More

» This is great for all the tech nerds out there: The New York Times crosswords honors Steve Jobs with a puzzle created by a Quora engineer. [AllThingsD] » Google’s Eric Schmidt pays Mr. Jobs a tribute, too. [BusinessWeek] » There is a 64GB iPhone in the works. [CNet] »… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Eric Schmidt’s Steve Jobs Tribute, Social Buzz Linked to TV Ratings, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Sprint Bets All on iPhone, Twitter Launches Advertiser Site, + More

» Mobile motions! Sprint is basically betting its entire livelihood on the iPhone. [WSJ] » Facebook’s tracking cooking has returned. [ZDNet] » An interview with the CEO of a company specializing in content unlocking as a business model. [Performance Marketing Insider] » So Yahoo! is looking to up its stock…by… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Sprint Bets All on iPhone, Twitter Launches Advertiser Site, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Facebook’s Frictionless Sharing Causes Friction, Affiliate Networks Are Evolving, + More

» Facebook’s new “frictionless sharing” timeline feature is causing…well…a lot of friction. [Poynter] » …meanwhile, Simon Dumenco contends it’s becoming a black-hole of all content, devaluing all web-based media. [AdAge] » Google has big, display-powered dreams for its +1 button. [Performance Marketing Insider] » How a tech campus could change… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Facebook’s Frictionless Sharing Causes Friction, Affiliate Networks Are Evolving, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Google+ Traffic Surges, Facebook WANTs You, + More

» Google+ traffic was up a modest 1269% last week. [RWW] » Quite possibly creating the easiest inroads for marketers on the social platform, Facebook plans a WANT button. [Performance Marketing Insider] » With all this talk of the Amazon Tax, what’s life like for the workers who make the… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Google+ Traffic Surges, Facebook WANTs You, + More”

Affiliate Bites: U.S. Gov’t Looks Into Google Ad Rates for Microsoft, Privacy Perceptions, + More

» PRICE CHECK! Turns out Google’s ad rate for Microsoft is under some serious U.S. governmental scrutiny. [Bloomberg BusinessWeek] » Another piece showing that perhaps privacy online is simply in the eye of the beholder…and that data is not really as invasive as we might make it out to be…. Read more“Affiliate Bites: U.S. Gov’t Looks Into Google Ad Rates for Microsoft, Privacy Perceptions, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Regular People Can Get Paid Per Tweet Too, Google Slips in Share While Bing Gains, + More

» Now you too can get paid for tweeting sponsored messages! [AdWeek] » Turns out a major filesharing service trying to do right by a big Hollywood studio ended up the victim of fraud by said studio…and now they’re going to court. [TorrentFreak] » Google’s slight search share slip is… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Regular People Can Get Paid Per Tweet Too, Google Slips in Share While Bing Gains, + More”

Affiliate Lunch: Build Lists Well, Smartphones Sell, + More

» Pace Lattin lets you in on the three highly effective habits of solid list-building. [Performance Marketing Insider] » Well if this won’t just get under Google’s (Chrome browser?) skin: Facebook has quietly rolled out a crazy LIKE button extension for the browser. [TechCrunch] » Smartphones make up 40% of… Read more“Affiliate Lunch: Build Lists Well, Smartphones Sell, + More”

AM Affiliate: Google Wants to Make +1 Bang Louder, Social ROI in Motivation, + More

» Google wants to shake up the special herb-and-spices blend that make its search results so unique; they want to make +1 recommendations more pivotal. [The Atlantic] » Looking for a way to create major buzz on Twitter? It’s easy. Record an instantly iconic pop song. Then get pregnant. Beyonce… Read more“AM Affiliate: Google Wants to Make +1 Bang Louder, Social ROI in Motivation, + More”