Month: August 2008

AOL Combines with Goowy Widgets

AOL’s integration of its services into the Platform-A advertising operation continues as it is now combining the recently acquired Goowy widget application with its affiliate network (itself acquired last year). This is a big deal for a couple of reasons. First, this opens up affiliate marketing, in earnest, to the social web. Affiliate marketing has traditionally been restricted to the realm of static sites and blogs because of limited tracking technology and creatives. However, …

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Affiliate Summit Meet Market Becoming the Place to Be

At the Affiliate Summit West event in Las Vegas in January, the Sunday “Meet Market” took on a whole new dimension. Rather than a cavernous room with sparsely attended tables and a disinterested audience, the the Vegas event launched a Meet Market that was packed and full of considerable buzz about the affiliate industry. Hopes were high for this week’s Affiliate Summit East Meet Market. And, ASE did not disappoint… The room in which the …

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Affiliate Summit East 2008 Boston Pics

Affiliate Summit East is now in full swing. If you’re not here in Boston (why aren’t you?), you can follow the conference Flickr stream on Tris’ account (Tris Hussey is one of the top geek photogs out there and does amazing work, so check it out): Affiliate Summit East 2008 Boston – a set on Flickr

Congrats to the Jangro Family

On the eve of Affiliate Summit, Scott Jangro reminds us all why we do what we do everyday with the arrival of his son Jason today… Jangro and Jangro on Flickr

Happy Birthday, Mom

Jim Kukral sings happy birthday to my mom: : “”

New CostPerNews Logo

Now that the AffSpot logo is set, I’m launching the CostPerNews logo contest. Why? It’s something I’ve always wanted to do. And with a new design coming for CPN, I want to make sure we make this place look as good as possible. So, if your’e a designer (or if you know one) feel free to contribute!

New Wilco Song

I’m headed to Charleston, SC to see Wilco this Thursday. Last night at Lollapalooza, they boys busted out a new song called One Wing, which sounds pretty sweet. Here’s the vid: You can listen to the mp3 via the link above. Enjoy!

New AffSpot Logo!

AffSpot has a new logo! Uploaded with plasq‘s Skitch! Site should be updated with the new theme and logo in the next couple of days. we’ll also have some tshirts, postcards, etc in time for the Affiliate Summit in Boston starting next weekend. Can’t wait!

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