AM Affiliate: Advertisements Prevail on iPad, Starbucks Supersizes, + More

– If you’re sharing your physical address and other critical contact information on your Facebook profile, the social networking giant quietly made that information available to its wide array of app-makers over the weekend. [The Guardian] – Turns out that many iPad users prefer in-content advertisements to ad-free paid subscriptions…. Read more“AM Affiliate: Advertisements Prevail on iPad, Starbucks Supersizes, + More”

AM Affiliate: More ASW Buzz, Identity Ecosystems, + More

– One ASW 2011 attendee suggests that a good start to affiliate marketing would be to answer your phone. [@lenstrom via Twitter] – Meanwhile, at one of the many parties last night, Academy Award-winning hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia took center stage. [@affiliatesummit via Twitter] – Unlikely words from a… Read more“AM Affiliate: More ASW Buzz, Identity Ecosystems, + More”

AM Affiliate: Affiliate Marketing Hits the Bigtime, 7 Ways to Butcher Your Brand, + More

– Don’t try to build your brand by exclusively focusing on Google as a platform. [PPC Blog] – An affiliate marketing primer in the Huffington Post? Is this industry mainstreaming now? [Huffington Post] – 7 ways that you can kill your brand. [Outspoken Media] – Microsoft will be implementing tracking… Read more“AM Affiliate: Affiliate Marketing Hits the Bigtime, 7 Ways to Butcher Your Brand, + More”

AM Affiliate: How to Network With Affiliates, The Season of Digital Excess, + More

– The trick of the affiliate trade? Know how to connect with people and more importantly, don’t engage in shop talk right away. [Shoemoney] – European regulators have opened an antitrust case against Google, alleging that the search engine giant uses its dominance to enforce illegal noncompete measures. [LA Times]… Read more“AM Affiliate: How to Network With Affiliates, The Season of Digital Excess, + More”

AM Affiliate: Voting as Self-Marketing, The Ultimate Gift for Bloggers, + More

– What to do when you’re a small affiliate marketing outfit finally gearing up to expand your staff. [Super Affiliate Twins] – Split-testing in internet marketing is not unlike split-testing in the real world: It all depends where you put your cooler of Diet Cokes. [Inside Affiliate] – Voting as… Read more“AM Affiliate: Voting as Self-Marketing, The Ultimate Gift for Bloggers, + More”

AM Affiliate: Measuring Unmeasurable Social Media, Affiliate Marketing Internships, + More

– “Small investments in unmeasurable media almost always fail. Go big or stay home.” – Seth Godin [Seth Godin] – Are you ready for ad:tech New York? [BPN] – Internships in affiliate marketing: It happens! [Ian Fernando] – Facebook has filed for a patent on “inferential ad targeting”–which allows the… Read more“AM Affiliate: Measuring Unmeasurable Social Media, Affiliate Marketing Internships, + More”

“Simplistic” Privacy: Beware Facebook’s Airquotes

Perhaps it’s too little too late, but Wired‘s Ryan Singel writes about Facebook’s resolution to allow its users a wider variety of privacy options. He points to Facebook head of public policy Tim Sparapani’s latest interview about wanting to provide more “simplistic” privacy options for users. But it’s in those… Read more““Simplistic” Privacy: Beware Facebook’s Airquotes”