Attractive Microblogging for Marketers 301

During my presentation called "Leveraging Social Media" at Affiliate Summit East, I took up most of the allotted hour to discuss tools and strategies that affiliate marketers could use to help them both better monitor and better participate in the increasingly important social networks out there in the wild. This is an important issue because … Continue reading Attractive Microblogging for Marketers 301

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 … Continue reading Affiliate Summit Meet Market Becoming the Place to Be

GeekCast 21: How to Recruit Affiliates

[display_podcast] Shawn Collins, Jim Kukral, Lisa Picarille and I recorded GeekCast 21 on Tuesday. If you're interested in how to recruit affiliates in this changing landscape, give it a listen... GeekCast 21: The Art of the CPA Pitch : GeekCast.fm: "The first few minutes of the show describes innovative ways to recruit affiliates outside of … Continue reading GeekCast 21: How to Recruit Affiliates

FeedFront Issue 1 Shipping Soon

Missy Ward and Shawn Collins of the https://www.fusionquest.com/cgi-bin/main/hotlinks.cgi?aflt=afc1&client=affsumAffiliate Summit have put together an "offline" publication that looks like it's going to be a great read based on the talent assembled for the articles. I contributed a piece describing the best ways to get things done in affiliate marketing using web2.0 tools: FeedFront Articles in Issue … Continue reading FeedFront Issue 1 Shipping Soon

New Affiliate Summit Social Network Could Actually Be Useful

If you have followed me for any length of time, you know that I'm a chronic social networker. I jump on things like Twitter, Facebook, Pownce, FriendFeed, Seesmic, etc and often call them the "next big thing." I know it's annoying, but sometimes I do get it right (like with Twitter). So, I'm particularly excited … Continue reading New Affiliate Summit Social Network Could Actually Be Useful

Anne Kadet’s Analysis Falls Very Short

Affiliate marketing is not about quick profits, sleazy promotions or fly-by-night operations. Rather, affiliate marketing offers people the opportunity to make a living by producing web content. That content can be determined by a person's passion, interest or savvy, but at the end of the day it's a very democratic way to do marketing. Instead … Continue reading Anne Kadet’s Analysis Falls Very Short

GeekCast Episode 6: Plugging the Right Holes

[display_podcast] Every week Lisa Picarille, Shawn Collins, Jim Kukral and I do an episode of "GeekCast" where we discuss current trends in the geek marketing world ranging from tech to performance marketing. The show is very free form and wide ranging, but there is a good deal of valuable discussion on affiliate marketing and related … Continue reading GeekCast Episode 6: Plugging the Right Holes

GeekCast Episode 5: Cease and Desist

Lisa Picarille, Shawn Collins, Jim Kukral and I taped another episode of GeekCast that was published yesterday. It's a free-form and fun show where we discuss current trends in the geek marketing world ranging from tech to performance marketing. [display_podcast] This week, the gang tackles wearable video, fake Twitter-ers, master link baiters, affiliate link cloaking … Continue reading GeekCast Episode 5: Cease and Desist