Monthly Archives: August 2013

Friday Pulse: Education Need Disintermediation, Google Ceo & Wife Split, 1-Day Delivery on the Rise

Posted By: Durk Price on Aug 30, 2013 in Blog, Friday Pulse

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Ahh…It’s the last official weekend of the summer season and a 3-day holiday weekend to celebrate Labor Day. So whether you’re headed to enjoy the last glimpse of summer fun or just relaxing and bracing for the busy fall season, I’ve gather up some good reads for you.

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Pay-Per-Post for Bloggers on the Rise

Posted By: Durk Price on Aug 28, 2013 in Blog, View from the Top

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Last week I wrote about Groupon’s Partner Network and how Groupon is taking its affiliate program private.

The headline for this announcement in the Los Angeles Times was “Groupon to pay commissions to bloggers: The Groupon Partner Network will pay bloggers a commission for bringing consumers to the website’s deals.”

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Friday Pulse: Google Glass Ads, Net Access for All, Groupon’s Private Partner Network

Posted By: Durk Price on Aug 23, 2013 in Blog, Friday Pulse

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Everyone is kicking it into high gear in anticipation of Q4. Check out these interesting articles several of the big guys – Google is trying to monetize Google Glass with pay-per-gaze; Facebook’s CEO is advocating for Net access for all, and Groupon taking its affiliate network private.

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Groupon Launches Partner Network

Posted By: Durk Price on Aug 22, 2013 in Blog, View from the Top

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I haven’t had much to say about Groupon for about a year now. That’s because the deal site wasn’t doing much that impacted my clients or affiliates in general.

The company went from the darling of Wall Street with its high-flying IPO to the bane of small businesses that blamed the company for deals that hurt rather than helped. This resulted in Groupon’s stock price plummeting 89 percent. Then, CEO Andrew Mason was fired fueling rumors that Groupon was nearly dead.

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Friday Pulse: Bezos Inspires, Hyperloop Travel and Consumer Like Loyalty Programs

Posted By: Durk Price on Aug 16, 2013 in Blog, Friday Pulse

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The dog days of summer are winding down. Some kids even went back to school this week. So, it’s time to rev up for Q4. Here are some interesting articles that might help you get there or at least keep you in the know.

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