AM Affiliate: LinkedIn’s Post-Rapture Stock Dip, You’re Not Too Old for Social Media, + More

» Looks like one major corp came out of this post-Rapture weekend a little lower than expected: LinkedIn opens this week at just under $88. [NYSE:LNKD via Google] » We gave you our apocalypse marketing lesson. But do read Seth Godin‘s–it highlights the necessity of story for every marketing message…. Read more“AM Affiliate: LinkedIn’s Post-Rapture Stock Dip, You’re Not Too Old for Social Media, + More”

AM Affiliate: Too Much Data Can Be Bad, LinkedIn’s Best Day Ever, + More

» Are you looking for the road to easiness and certainty? You might be running a fool’s errand. [Seth Godin] » Is there such a thing as too much data? There is if you’re getting a lot of it and don’t know what to do with it. [Adotas] » Noted… Read more“AM Affiliate: Too Much Data Can Be Bad, LinkedIn’s Best Day Ever, + More”

AM Affiliate: Is Your Service Design Faulty?, Refine Your Pitch for Social, + More

– Seth Godin gives us–whether we’re small businesses or big brands–insight into how to fix up fundamental flaws in our service design. [Seth Godin] – How ad-targeting in the social era might be forcing advertisers to refine their pitches. [AdAge] – Looks like LinkedIn is trying to get in big… Read more“AM Affiliate: Is Your Service Design Faulty?, Refine Your Pitch for Social, + More”

Why It’s Up to Us to Diversify In Social Media

We’ve been a bit content-crazy lately, but with good reason. Content is king, after all. But more importantly? As Google becomes more discerning with their search algorithms and backlinks from high-authority websites become an increasingly valued currency, the premium on actually owning your content will grow. [ viagra without prescription… Read more“Why It’s Up to Us to Diversify In Social Media”

AM Affiliate: Could You Get Sued For Hyperlinking? + More

– Maintaining your focus is critical when executing longer, in-depth projects. Also, without focusing, you probably won’t be able to accomplish affiliate tasks that require heavier lifting. [Super Affiliate Twins] – Have you opted in to Facebook’s newly-redesigned profiles? These are the changes you’ve accepted then. [InsideFacebook] – 5 ways… Read more“AM Affiliate: Could You Get Sued For Hyperlinking? + More”

The Perks of Being Located Next to the Men’s Room at ad:tech New York

The Blue Phoenix Media team is back from another successful ad:tech. This year, we were among the 295 companies or so who exhibited. And we’re still reeling from both how tiring it was–but also how successful it was. In case you missed the show (and a chance to enjoy a… Read more“The Perks of Being Located Next to the Men’s Room at ad:tech New York”

AM Affiliate: Disney’s Risky Business, Affiliate Hyperactive Disorder, & More

– Hey affiliate marketers! Don’t be a vendor, be a true partner. [MediaPost] – Turn your defunct washing machine into a sharp-looking backyard fire pit. [Gizmodo] – Disney’s risky $800 million social media investment. [MediaWeek] – Do you suffer from Affiliate Hyperactive Disorder? [InsideAffiliate] – LinkedIn is now valued at… Read more“AM Affiliate: Disney’s Risky Business, Affiliate Hyperactive Disorder, & 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”