Monthly Archives: April 2011

Friday Pulse: Amazon’s Hiring, Groupon Killers Emerge, and Service Biz Myths

Posted By: eAOPM on Apr 29, 2011 in Finally Friday

By Durk Price

I found a lot of interesting news items this week – especially the one on service.   Happy reading.

Forty-five percent employee growth. Wow. Amazon Is On A Massive Hiring Spree, But Why?

Interesting. Get out your Nicorette patches. What Happens If There Are Smoking Bans In Every State?

I don’t think this is rival app will kill Groupon, but it may put a dent in it. Doesn’t $6 billion and a relationship with the world’s largest Internet company look better now? Facebook Launches Its Groupon Killer

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View From the Top: Merchants Must Understand Affiliate Nexus Implications

Posted By: eAOPM on Apr 27, 2011 in View from the Top

By Durk Price

Many of the merchants we work with have been asking me about the Affiliate Nexus Tax. I usually point them to the Performance Marketing Association website  to find out more about this issue. The PMA has done a great job of fighting these proposed bills and I have been a proud member since the trade association started in 2008.

Besides encouraging my merchants to join the PMA,  the number one piece of advice I can offer is to get educated on the issues.

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Outstanding Offers for Spring from eAccountableOPM

Posted By: eAOPM on Apr 26, 2011 in Blog, New merchant

New Program Launches:

 

BagInc

Designer-Inspired Discount Handbags

  • Bag some superstar commissions when you become an affiliate with the hottest online site for designer-inspired discount handbags and accessories.
  • Say adieu to outrageously priced handbags from Louis Vuitton, Chanel, or Gucci and say hello to handbags.
  • Based in Paris—the fashion epicenter of the world—we help fashion-forward customers get the celebrity look they love for less with quality-crafted bags and accessories for under $100.
  • From totes and shoulder bags to clutches and cross-body messenger bags, all of our designs scream “style.”
  • Customers can add bling to their bags with bag charms and key rings, or score some stylish accessories like jewelry, belts, and wallets for men and women.
  • With BagInc.com, trend-conscious consumers can finally stop coveting and start carrying their own designer-inspired handbags at deeply discounted prices.
  • 12% Regular Affiliate Payout, $110 AOS, 0.65% CR

 

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KateSomerville.com Signs eAccountableOPM As Affiliate Program Manager

Posted By: eAOPM on Apr 25, 2011 in Merchant Monday

DENVER, January 6, 2011—KateSomerville.com—the online source for celebrity facialist Kate Somerville’s skincare line—has selected outsourced program management company eAccountableOPM to launch and manage its affiliate marketing program.

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Friday Pulse: All About Google

Posted By: eAOPM on Apr 22, 2011 in Friday Pulse

By Durk Price

I must have search and Google on my mind. Happy Reading.

Don’t let your web presence go into the dead zone. Basic Web design 101 is still missing for many sites. Many Websites Look Like Zombies to Google Search

Tags get booted for Boost… Or something like that. More local ad opportunities is the result. Google Kills Tags In Favor Of Boost

I think we all saw something like this coming. Google Loses Executive to Groupon, Preps Rival Service

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