Affiliate Bites: Twitter and TV Buddy Up, Super Affiliates’ Super-Fine Tastes, + More

» Brian Stelter examines how old and new media technologies are embracing one another as Twitter and television get more cozy. [New York Times] » Are you a super affiliate with super-fine tastes? Pace Lattin has a few suggestions as to how you can indulge in your taste for the… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Twitter and TV Buddy Up, Super Affiliates’ Super-Fine Tastes, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Netflix Drops Qwikster Quickly, Bevo Media vs. Tracking202, + More

» Well, there goes that hare-brained idea to split Netflix into its namesake and an instantly-unpopular off-shoot called Qwikster. [Netflix] » Here’s another tribute to Steve Jobs, championing his ability to simultaneously be a digital maverick and a marketing traditionalist. [AdAge] » Pace Lattin has a sit-down with the CEOs… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Netflix Drops Qwikster Quickly, Bevo Media vs. Tracking202, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Remembering Steve Jobs, Twitter Opens Doors in NYC, + More

» You’ve heard it by now and whether you’re listening to your iPod or plugging away at your iPad or MacBook, you know that the world has lost a visionary. [TechCrunch] » Pace Lattin has penned a great post in remembrance of Steve Jobs. [Performance Marketing Insider] » For more… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Remembering Steve Jobs, Twitter Opens Doors in NYC, + More”

Affiliate Lunch: Build Lists Well, Smartphones Sell, + More

» Pace Lattin lets you in on the three highly effective habits of solid list-building. [Performance Marketing Insider] » Well if this won’t just get under Google’s (Chrome browser?) skin: Facebook has quietly rolled out a crazy LIKE button extension for the browser. [TechCrunch] » Smartphones make up 40% of… Read more“Affiliate Lunch: Build Lists Well, Smartphones Sell, + More”

AM Affiliate: Affiliates Should Be Like Fire Ants, Marketing Lessons We Should’ve Learned in High School, + More

» The way in which fire ants band together to form water-resistant rafts to prevent from drowning during a flood might have a lesson in how many affiliate marketers may need to come together to prevent from getting stifled by affiliate taxes. [Ars Technica, Practical E-commerce] » Here are some… Read more“AM Affiliate: Affiliates Should Be Like Fire Ants, Marketing Lessons We Should’ve Learned in High School, + More”

Content Locking: Affiliate Scam or Affiliate Sham?

Pace Lattin writes today about the trouble of content locking/unlocking. He’s careful not to call it a scam, but address it as something that is still a rather unethical way to promote a product: Lock some enticing content (adult material, pirated movies or music, and so forth) behind a pop-up… Read more“Content Locking: Affiliate Scam or Affiliate Sham?”

Amy Sheridan Stops By OfferVault For a Quick Chat

It’s rare in the affiliate marketing community to come across constructive criticism. Most commentary comes in the form of Wicked Fire-esque rants or personal diary-style recaps of affiliate events–with little palaver about areas of improvement for the entire industry. Thankfully, Pace Lattin took some time out to chat up a… Read more“Amy Sheridan Stops By OfferVault For a Quick Chat”

AM Affiliate In the PM: Bill Gates Liberates $600B For Charity, Aol’s Disastrous Downfall, & More

We’re pretty busy getting our ducks in a row for Affiliate Summit East here at Blue Phoenix Media HQ–and getting over an unexpected tragedy. Hence the time delay on the day’s juiciest marketing and tech scoop. – Bill Gates has just convinced 38 billionaires–men like New York mayor Mike Bloomberg… Read more“AM Affiliate In the PM: Bill Gates Liberates $600B For Charity, Aol’s Disastrous Downfall, & More”

Affiliate TweetBeat: Say Yes to Betty White, No to Video Ads

Every day, zillions of tweets ping the internet and while the Library of Congress can keep track of them, we can’t! So here are some of the more colorful tweets from our friends in the affiliate marketing world served up over the past couple days. [ drug sample viagra |… Read more“Affiliate TweetBeat: Say Yes to Betty White, No to Video Ads”