Digital Marketing and Tech Trends

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.

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

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

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