Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards Finalists

Will Jangro break the curse?? Lots of good nominees this year and congrats to all the finalists: Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards Finalists Announced — MissyWard.com: "The Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards Gala is affiliate marketing’s most prestigious, competitive honor for the leaders in the space. Award winners are recognized because they are innovative leaders with vision … Continue reading Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Awards Finalists

“The Things We Think and Do Not Say”

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Must read on affiliate marketing's real value in the sales chain during these tough economic times from Scott Jangro (aka Jerry Maguire). Be warned... this is not a cheerleading piece. The Year Affiliates Saved Christmas, Really? | Jangro.com: "As affiliate marketing gets a larger and larger percentage of retail sales, and taps more and more … Continue reading “The Things We Think and Do Not Say”

Top 10 2008 Marketing Resources for the Coming Decade

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According to Shawn Collins and Lisa Picarille, I hate Top 10 Lists. So, to get out of my shell a little, I've spent a great deal of time and effort putting together the most meaningful things I've read over the past year (thanks, Delicious!) to help you stay on top of the coming trends facing … Continue reading Top 10 2008 Marketing Resources for the Coming Decade

Ad Spending Predictions Dire (But What About Peformance?)

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It puzzles me that "online ad spending" and "online marketing" are seen as one large homogeneous block by pundits and analysts. Surely, this sort of thing is true for the Madison Ave crowd that relies on display and CPM advertising/marketing for their bottom lines: eMarketer Cuts 2009 Projection for Online Ad Spend to Single Digits … Continue reading Ad Spending Predictions Dire (But What About Peformance?)

Google SearchWiki And Custom SERPs: Ruh-Roh Affiliates?

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If you're a (thin) affiliate marketer, take notice. To quote the bard Bob Dylan, "things should start to get interesting right about now..." Google SearchWiki brings custom search results | Webware - CNET: "Google's SearchWiki is a feature that lets people elevate, delete, add, and annotate search results. Google remembers the changes a person made … Continue reading Google SearchWiki And Custom SERPs: Ruh-Roh Affiliates?

BeatMyPrice.com: Interesting Affiliate Model

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The new rage for some of the shopping-centric affiliates and publishers is crowd source comparisons. Looks like BeatMyPrice.com is doing well with the model. There is a nifty ajax interface, lots of options and the inevitable selling feature of the "deal feel." People Powered Price Comparison » BeatMyPrice.com 1. Find the best price you can … Continue reading BeatMyPrice.com: Interesting Affiliate Model

Microsoft Cashback Doing Something Right

Say what you'd like about Microsoft Cashback, but they seem to be getting the numbers right... Microsoft Cashback: The Traffic Needle Is Still Stuck, But The Ads Are Rolling In: "Microsoft is reporting that according to Comscore, Live Search referred 12% of all commercial transactions across the web - a number that is much smaller … Continue reading Microsoft Cashback Doing Something Right