Can Wikipedia Work with Affiliate Marketing?

Here’s the last part of our series (unless you’d like a particular service/platform covered)… how are merchants/marketers/affiliates using or not using Wikipedia? Wikipedia has received tremendous press and is appearing at the top of organic search engine results on every platform for most topics. Aside from the “Affiliate Marketing” entry, I’ve not been able to … Continue reading Can Wikipedia Work with Affiliate Marketing?

Firefox, Online Marketing and Community

I’ve been schooled. Asa Dotzler (community coordinator of many Mozilla Foundation projects including Bugzilla, the Quality Assurance Program, co-founder of Spread Firefox and fellow lover of astronomy) and I have been trading comments here on CPN regarding the FF browser and it’s community. I’ve included the initial part of the post which stirred the conversation … Continue reading Firefox, Online Marketing and Community

AdventureQuest – Online RPG with Affiliate Program

AdventureQuest, from Artix Entertainment, is a four year old flash based online role playing platform hoping to sustain a community in an already crowded field dominated by World of Warcraft. However, AdventureQuest has taken a unique twist with its plans to enroll members by signing up with the affiliate management company Partnercentric and starting a … Continue reading AdventureQuest – Online RPG with Affiliate Program

Charity Tagging

Yes, this is another tagging ring, and yes I’ve used the term “meme” (apologies to Shawn Collins and David Lewis). However, this one came from a blogger I hadn’t yet heard of and supports good causes, so I’ve posted this here. What if the game of Blog-Tag going around the blogosphere in which bloggers are … Continue reading Charity Tagging

The Affiliate Blog List

Scott Jangro has released his Affiliate Blog List project. It’s part affiliate blog index where you can perhaps discover some new affiliate marketing blogs. It’s part RSS reader where you can see the latest affiliate blog entries all in one place. And it’s part Digg — you can give individual blog entries a boost in … Continue reading The Affiliate Blog List

Verizon to Accept Ads on Mobile Phones and Online Marketing Implications

Verizon is going to begin allowing the placement of ads on the phones of users… Beginning early next year, Verizon Wireless will allow placement of banner advertisements on news, weather, sports and other Internet sites that users visit and display on their mobile phones, company executives said. In terms of online marketing, this is a … Continue reading Verizon to Accept Ads on Mobile Phones and Online Marketing Implications

Google’s Incentive and the Open Source Movement in Online Marketing

The blogosphere has been all abuzz with the latest news from Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, in that he is attempting to construct a human generated search platform to rival Google. Search is part of the fundamental infrastructure of the Internet. And, it is currently broken. Why is it broken? It is broken for … Continue reading Google’s Incentive and the Open Source Movement in Online Marketing

Newsweek Says 2007 Is the “Year of the Widget”

First, Time Magazine anoints web2.0 users as the “Person of the Year” (see below for conversations on whether or not that includes those involved in the affiliate marketing community). Now, Newsweek is describing 2007 as the “Year of the Widget.” “It’s better than advertising,” says Om Malik. “It’s in front of your eyes constantly; that … Continue reading Newsweek Says 2007 Is the “Year of the Widget”

All Widgets Considered

Widgets will be hot in online marketing in 2007. Why do I keep insisting that? The metrics are right, the market is in demand, the new OS systems rolling out (Vista, Mac’s new OS X, and even Linux distro’s like my beloved Ubuntu) are encouraging widget use, and consumer adoption has begun now that the … Continue reading All Widgets Considered