Affiliate Bites: Being a Billionaire Is Overrated, Facebook Comment Spam is Illegal, + More

» Were you one of the first to get your hands on an iPhone 4S only to find its battery life is not all that wonderful? You’re not alone. [TechCrunch] » That might also explain how Samsung eked Apple out as the world’s leading smartphone provider in the last quarter…. Read more“Affiliate Bites: Being a Billionaire Is Overrated, Facebook Comment Spam is Illegal, + More”

Spam Attack Targets Inexperienced SEOs

At Blue Phoenix Media, we get our fair share of bizarre phishing attempts–and if you deal extensively in email marketing, so do you!–but what’s peculiar about this wave is that it doesn’t go after casual internet users whose understanding of the internet starts and ends with Facebook. It goes after… Read more“Spam Attack Targets Inexperienced SEOs”

AM Affiliate: Facebook Outbursts Are Free Speech, RockMelt Will Melt Your Heart, + More

– Shoemoney has slapped together a slick-looking webisode about egos and why people looking to cash-in on the dotcom craze frequently tend to fail. It’s definitely worth a look. [Shoemoney] – Hey affiliates–worried that your Facebook outbursts might get you into hot water with AMs and networks? Apparently said outbursts… Read more“AM Affiliate: Facebook Outbursts Are Free Speech, RockMelt Will Melt Your Heart, + More”

AM Affiliate: What’s Your Foursquare Fingerprint, Spammers Make 57K Websites Weekly, & More

b- How substantial is your city’s Foursquare Fingerprint? Actually, what the heck is a “Foursquare Fingerprint”? Well, it’s basically a data map of the volume of check-ins registered on a given day. New York, it should surprise no one, has a pretty substantial Foursquare Fingerprint. [Gizmodo] “Thick skin, persistence and… Read more“AM Affiliate: What’s Your Foursquare Fingerprint, Spammers Make 57K Websites Weekly, & More”

AM Affiliate: Gmail Upends Skype, Evaluating E-mail Subject Lines, & More

– A godsend to those affiliate marketers who may not have the budget to bankroll expensive long-distance plans to communicate with overseas affiliates, Gmail’s new free calling feature is already looking like the sweeter alternative to Skype. [Lifehacker] – A heads-up to affiliate marketers looking to boost their friends counts… Read more“AM Affiliate: Gmail Upends Skype, Evaluating E-mail Subject Lines, & More”

AM Affiliate: iPads and iPeds for Everyone, Underwater African Spam, & More

In anticipation of the long weekend and the fact that most netheads may have mentally checked out for the long weekend even before coming into work this morning, we’re featuring a round-up of some off the more offbeat developments in marketing and technology. – A 5,200 mile-long fiber optic cable… Read more“AM Affiliate: iPads and iPeds for Everyone, Underwater African Spam, & More”