Affiliate Lunch: Networks vs. Agencies, Spotify Use Surges on Mobile, + More

» What separates networks from agencies? [Adotas] » Get into the spirit of giving leading up to ASE 2011 and you can score some great NY sports swag in the process. [Missy Ward] » Lots of people are using Spotify on their iPhones. [TechCrunch] » Speaking of mobile, quite a… Read more“Affiliate Lunch: Networks vs. Agencies, Spotify Use Surges on Mobile, + More”

Cool Tool Alert: Chalkboard Brings Hyper-Local Network to America

It’s called Chalkboard because the idea is similar to placing a hand-written outside a storefront with the the daily deal or latest offer — local businesses can send unlimited real-time updates and offers to consumers within a mile radius of their physical locations. Launched just a year ago to serve… Read more“Cool Tool Alert: Chalkboard Brings Hyper-Local Network to America”

Affiliate Lunch: 41% Hate Netflix Now, Meet Market’s Sold-Out, + More

» Half-lives: Everything has one! Are you marketing your campaigns the best you can before they reach that point? Are they worth promoting further after that point. [Seth Godin] » Bad news if you didn’t act fast: The Affiliate Summit East Meet Market is sold out! Of course we booked… Read more“Affiliate Lunch: 41% Hate Netflix Now, Meet Market’s Sold-Out, + More”

AM Affiliate: BlackBerry Maker Primed For Comeback?, Google+ Runs Out of Disk Space, + More

» Turns out that being fearless, not fear-less, can pay off in big ways. [Seth Godin] » We’re all well-versed with geotargeting internationally, but this map of emerging U.S. “megaregions” might turn regional targeting into a phenomenon. [Reddit] » Mobile maker RIM–developer of the BlackBerry–might not be the coolest kid… Read more“AM Affiliate: BlackBerry Maker Primed For Comeback?, Google+ Runs Out of Disk Space, + More”

Consumer Democracy Now! Hipcricket’s Hasen Talks Social Media CRM in the Smartphone Era

If social media is the customer relationship management tool of the early 21st century, then smartphones and mobile devices that connect to the Internet are its portable extensions. Imagine a vacuum cleaner with a hose add-on for those hard-to-reach spots, except this hose can be carried with you everywhere to… Read more“Consumer Democracy Now! Hipcricket’s Hasen Talks Social Media CRM in the Smartphone Era”

AM Affiliate: Twitter’s Not Social, 1M People Dislike Justin Bieber’s “Baby” on YouTube, + More

– In case our best business blogging practices left you wanting more hints, here’s a handy how-to guide about how to beef up your blog in more areas than just content. [Outspoken Media] – Twitter is apparently not too social. [EConsultancy] – Mobile’s big boom continues. [MediaPost] – Well it’s… Read more“AM Affiliate: Twitter’s Not Social, 1M People Dislike Justin Bieber’s “Baby” on YouTube, + More”

AM Affiliate: Security Holes in Starbucks’ New Mobile Payment? + More

– Another recap of Affiliate Summit West–this time of tweets that populated the hashtag #ASW11 during the conference. [Jonathan Volk] – Shady content farm Demand Media will go public next week. [AllThingsD] – Some interactive advertising trends to watch for in 2011. [MediaPost] – Yesterday was a big day for… Read more“AM Affiliate: Security Holes in Starbucks’ New Mobile Payment? + More”

Facebook’s Mobile Move Could Cost You Your Identity

As many are already well aware, today, Facebook quietly rolled out a new feature which probes users for their physical home addresses and contact numbers. This marks the social networking giant’s next major step into mobile–but also a significant compromise for user privacy. At the comments section of Ars Technica,… Read more“Facebook’s Mobile Move Could Cost You Your Identity”