In 2011, Social Media Companies Have Raised Over $1 Billion

About ten days into the new year and already, many social media companies–heavyweights and newcomers–have managed to raise a total of at least $1.3 billion in funding. Of course this is in no a wholly representative figure as social media applications are all over the place and funding initiatives are… Read more“In 2011, Social Media Companies Have Raised Over $1 Billion”

AM Affiliate: Last Minute Tips for Affiliates, CIA Assembles WTF, + More

– With only three days left for Christmas, perhaps it’s a bit too late to load up holiday campaigns, but still, take a gander at these 4 helpful tips for affiliates. [Affiliate.com] – As Groupon rejected Google‘s advances, the search giant is now looking for Groupon alternatives to take over…. Read more“AM Affiliate: Last Minute Tips for Affiliates, CIA Assembles WTF, + More”

AM Affiliate: The Rise of Internet + More

– Hey affiliates, step away from your PCs and look out the window tonight: There’ll be a lunar eclipse! [ABC] – Have you read our exciting Q&A with Stephanie Lichtenstein? [BPN] – Groupon builds up with a little help from a former Amazon exec. [Mashable] – The most important part… Read more“AM Affiliate: The Rise of Internet + More”

AM Affiliate: Essential Affiliate Truths, Google to Gobble Up Groupon for $2.5B, + More

– The nature of the internet has made procuring talent a much more competitive endeavor–especially when it comes to sourcing freelancers. [Seth Godin] – A simple rule about being a successful affiliate: “Promote good products, to people that want to buy.” – Cindy Battye [Jonathan Volk] – How can email… Read more“AM Affiliate: Essential Affiliate Truths, Google to Gobble Up Groupon for $2.5B, + More”

AM Affiliate: Infographic Breaks Down BP’s Long-Term Damage to Environment & More

– E-mail marketing as a more personal way of engaging with consumers where Facebook and Twitter may fail. [MediaPost] – Esquire takes us back to web 1.0 with 15 websites that were gone too soon. [Esquire] – Meet Wildfire: A Groupon-style app for brands on Facebook to present coupons to… Read more“AM Affiliate: Infographic Breaks Down BP’s Long-Term Damage to Environment & More”