AM Affiliate: Facebook To Offer Stock in 2012, Your eBooks Are Useless, + More

– One of our New Year’s resolutions? To regularly update our Tumblr to liven up the affiliate world just a little bit more. [BPM Tumblr] – Facebook could be going public as soon as 2012. [WSJ] – …speaking of, is the company becoming even less friendly to affiliates? [StackThatMoney] –… Read more“AM Affiliate: Facebook To Offer Stock in 2012, Your eBooks Are Useless, + More”

AM Affiliate: Holidays Happiest For Retailers, Apple Gets Sued For Privacy Breach, + More

– It appears everyone’s holiday efforts–from extended Black Fridays to Cyber Mondays and other deals–paid off. Holiday sales appear to have jumped 5.5% this year. [AdAge] – Another survey showing that internet users do not want to be tracked as potential consumers. [Affiliate.com] – A positive development on the FCC’s… Read more“AM Affiliate: Holidays Happiest For Retailers, Apple Gets Sued For Privacy Breach, + More”

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: Major Changes to Net Neutrality + More

– A definite characteristic of 2011 marketing initiatives? Transparency. [Adotas] – Advertisers are on course to spend more in internet advertising than they do on newspaper/print advertising. [MediaPost] – An hour from now (at the time of writing), some very critical changes are going to be made to net neutrality…. Read more“AM Affiliate: Major Changes to Net Neutrality + More”

AM Affiliate: Will Do-Not-Track List Kill Ad Revenue + More

– “The “game” of it all motivates me. Competing for traffic, sales, and whatever else. Taking something that doesn’t exist and making it worth a lot money.” – Nathaniel Broughton on his motivation for affiliate marketing. [Jonathan Volk] – A key to standing apart from the crowd: Almost blending in…. Read more“AM Affiliate: Will Do-Not-Track List Kill Ad Revenue + More”

AM Affiliate: Yahoo!’s Top Searches of 2010, New Net Neutrality, + More

– “Like-Retargeting” on Facebook can mean higher offline conversions–a critical measure of success during the holidays–for brands. [ClickBooth] – You own Wikipedia. [Seth Godin] – Stop apologizing for incorrectly delivered email drops by testing. [MediaPost] – The World Cup, BP, and Miley Cyrus are Yahoo!’s top searches of 2010. [Mashable]… Read more“AM Affiliate: Yahoo!’s Top Searches of 2010, New Net Neutrality, + More”

AM Affiliate: Labor Day Edition!

– Apple‘s iAds platform, according to some, should more appropriately be called iYawn. [MediaPost] – In internet marketing, ideas are apparently a dime a dozen–making the net value of one idea about $0.008. [Affiliate.com] – The FCC is still on track to strike up some kind of net neutrality parameters… Read more“AM Affiliate: Labor Day Edition!”

AM Affiliate: The Perks of Niche Marketing, SF-Based ISP Offers Unlimited Bandwidth, & More

– With the CPA space getting more and more crowded each day, the success for new affiliate marketers lies in living on the fringes and banking on niche offers. [Finch Sells] – New market for affiliates promoting via mobile traffic? Research shows that 72% of all adults are text-messaging now…. Read more“AM Affiliate: The Perks of Niche Marketing, SF-Based ISP Offers Unlimited Bandwidth, & More”

AM Affiliate: The Benefits of Unmarketing, Failing As Business Strategy, & More

– The secret to successful marketing across any medium? Unmarketing. That is, positioning yourself as an expert in a field so people come to recognize you as an expert in that field. [MediaTrust] – The key to the creative process lies in accelerating failure. [Adotas] – On exit links in… Read more“AM Affiliate: The Benefits of Unmarketing, Failing As Business Strategy, & More”