AM Affiliate: What’s Your Disaster Tolerance Strategy?, How to Bust Open a Niche Market, + More

» Disaster tolerance: It’s a good thing. [Seth Godin] » How the need for a perfect pair of running shorts can exemplify a way to break into a niche market. [Inc.] » Probably not one of the smoother viral marketing deployments, but still the 152 Facebook friends-as-a-temporary-tattoo gimmick still got… Read more“AM Affiliate: What’s Your Disaster Tolerance Strategy?, How to Bust Open a Niche Market, + More”

7 Niches That Affiliates Should Bank On in 2011

With a new year comes new forecasts and new trends and no one relies on the trajectory trends more than affiliate marketers. Every year, we sink entire fortunes into niches hoping to cash out bigger and better than ever. Sometimes we prevail and other times, we’re not so fortunate. In… Read more“7 Niches That Affiliates Should Bank On in 2011”

AM Affiliate: ATM Dispenses Gold Bars, Skype Meets Facebook, + More

– A very useful machine is coming America: An ATM that dispenses small gold bars. [Gizmodo] – Presenting The Dummies’ Guide to Media Buying. [Jonathan Volk] – Identifying your target marketing is kind of like shopping for baby clothes. [Logan Thompson] – How email marketing remains at the foundation of… Read more“AM Affiliate: ATM Dispenses Gold Bars, Skype Meets Facebook, + More”

AM Affiliate: The Decline of Creative Capital, Yahoo! Goes Green, + More

– A closer look at two unlikely age brackets that may currently be buoying specific marketing niches: 45-64 year-olds and 65-74 year-olds. [Digital Moses] – A poignant pontification about the decline of creative capital in the performance advertising/marketing worlds. [AdAge] – A quick Q&A at the guy who started the… Read more“AM Affiliate: The Decline of Creative Capital, Yahoo! Goes Green, + More”

Striking While the Internet Iron Is Hot: The Perks of Seasonal Traffic Spikes

Summer is officially underway in NYC. The sun is shining, the humidity is overwhelming, and air conditioners are sold out everywhere. And where there’s an abundance of heat, there’s also a demand for air conditioners. The manufacturers, marketers, and contractors behind ACs and installing them now how to strike when… Read more“Striking While the Internet Iron Is Hot: The Perks of Seasonal Traffic Spikes”

AM Affiliate: Almost Half of America’s Addicted to Facebook, iPhone 4G Honeymoon Over, & More

– Well wasn’t that hype short-lived! A class-action lawsuit’s been filed against Apple for the many flaws in the iPhone 4G. [HoustonPress] – …and here’s some of the paperwork for that lawsuit. [Gizmodo] – Turns out teens are now suffering from Facebook Fatigue. We’re not really surprised, are we? [Mashable]… Read more“AM Affiliate: Almost Half of America’s Addicted to Facebook, iPhone 4G Honeymoon Over, & More”