GeekCast 22: Won’t Get Fooled Again

[display_podcast] We (Shawn Collins, Lisa Picarille, Jim Kukral and myself) recorded GeekCast this afternoon and it's a great show... GeekCast 22: iPhone 2.0 and It’s Still Useless : GeekCast.fm: "The show kicked off with talk of the iPhone 2.0, and the virtues like 3G speed, as well as the negatives, such as the keyboard, lack … Continue reading GeekCast 22: Won’t Get Fooled Again

Is the NY State Affiliate Tax That Big of Deal?

There has been much hand wringing in the world of affiliate marketing over the so-called New York state "affiliate tax." However, as Trust points out on ABW, it doesn't seem that 99% of merchants running affiliate programs care much... How Are Merchants Finding Out About This? - ABestWeb Affiliate Marketing Forum: "Looking at this list … Continue reading Is the NY State Affiliate Tax That Big of Deal?

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

Thoughts on New York Affiliates Situation: Industry Org Needed?

Michael Vorel posted an interesting tweet this morning: I am concerned many NY affiliates will loose interest in affiliate marketing, solutions? which was followed up with a tweet from Shawn Collins: @vastplanet I think it could help to publicize Amazon's battle and try to bring grassroots blog pressure on NY to get more mainstream media … Continue reading Thoughts on New York Affiliates Situation: Industry Org Needed?

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