Linda Buquet has posted about the new TUMRI CornerStore marketing widget. And the best part??? Set it and forget it! Let Tumri take care of everything for you! I’ll let you read her post for more information, but this is a neat little tool for affiliates to sink their teeth into. It’s only the fourth … Continue reading Tumri Marketing Widget
It’s no secret that eBay is doing a number of interesting things with its open API’s and technology platform. Sharing APIs is common practice for software companies, but eBay, along with its fellow online-retail pioneer, Amazon.com, is breaking new ground in its industry by establishing a large community of outside developers. And the implications of … Continue reading Open Access and Online Marketing
Just as a reminder, I’ve created a widget that you can place on your desktop or just about anywhere you’d like for CostPerNews content. CostPerWidget Takes about 30 seconds to get going, and you can make your own with any RSS feed as well. If you make one, send it over and I’ll feature them … Continue reading CostPerWidget
Firefox’s Alex Faaborg has raised quite a few eyebrows with his piece on Microformats and the possibilities that exist for these platforms in terms of browser implementation (Firefox3?)… 4. The Web Browser as an Information Broker (Firefox 3?) Much in the same way that operating systems currently associate particular file types with specific applications, future … Continue reading Microformats and the Decentralized Future of Online Marketing
Scott Jangro has updated The Affiliate Blog List tool and it now includes the ability to create an account, leave comments and restricts multiple bumps or dumps (and I was just getting the hang of dumping all of Shawn’s posts)… By adding a social aspect to what’s otherwise an RSS reader, I’m hoping that the … Continue reading Affiliate Blog List v2
Is there a listening audience out there for a podcast of five or so forward thinkers in the online marketing world? Would you be interested in hearing five or seven of us get together every week or month and letting the tape roll for an hour or three? If you’re interesting, you can join in … Continue reading Cost Per Ensemble
Lately I’ve had a flourish of emails asking how companies or networks get their offers, CPA networks, affiliate sites, publisher sites or affiliate programs featured on Cost Per News. It’s easy. If you have a program, offer or network that you’d like to see covered here (or if you have a tip on one that … Continue reading Getting Your Program, Offer or Network Featured on CPN
Valleywag is reporting that video advertising network Eyeblaster has failed to find a suitor. Eyeblaster, an online ad company which hoped to trump the sales of Pointroll and Klipmart, is off the market after failing to attract a buyer. Competitors Pointroll and Klipmart have already found buyers (Pointroll sold to Gannett for $100 million and … Continue reading Eyeblaster Fails to Sell
One of the steepest uphill challenges for any new CPA network or merchant looking to establish a certain volume of quality traffic is locating affiliates and publishers. Finding the right affiliates and publishers early in the process can give the program the right foundation for future growth and become a win-win scenario for both the … Continue reading Finding Affiliates and Publishers the Web2.0 Way
Snap.com is used on blogs such as TechCrunch and ReveNews among a host of others. The search/preview service has even garnered lush praise from the influentials… “SPA is an efficiency tool – it saves time for the reader, and that’s a good thing for the publisher. I like it so much I put it on … Continue reading Snap.com on Affiliate Sites and Blogs – Worth It?
It’s a slow holiday so I’ll throw out a few echo chamber questions that we can think about in terms of how we interact with each other online in the business sense. First let’s think about the all important instant messaging/VOIP/communications clients out there… Do you and the majority of your contacts prefer Skype, AIM, … Continue reading Skype, AIM or Something Else?
Paperghost has posted up an interesting video on the workings of a spambot… http://www.vitalsecurity.org/2007/01/ever-wondered-how-spambot-works.html To quote Han Solo: “And I thought they smelled bad…on…the outside!” Online marketers beware! Learn how the scum side of the internet works because education is the best prevention. Continue reading Inner Workings of a Spambot