By Durk Price I have a lot of great items to share this week. Be sure to check out the stats from eConsultancy, the data on mobile is very interesting. Also, online marketers and consumer privacy continues to be at odds over the Do Not Track regulations.
By Durk Price Congratulations to Dick Pond Athletics on being a winner in American Express Open’s Big Break Award. We love to see businesses we work with be recognized for their achievements.
By Durk Price There is a lot of great reading this week. I love seeing how the Internet as evolved, hearing that online ads accounted indirectly for new jobs, watching Google continue to innovate and debating how I feel about a recent Facebook study,
By Durk Price Lately I’ve been seeing a lot more interest in Instragram. But it’s not just from expected sources. Of course, photo enthusiasts are using the mobile photo sharing app to post cool Polaroid-looking photos on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. But I’m also seeing a rise in online marketers finding creative… Read more about View From The Top: Instragram as a Marketing Tool
By Durk Price I feel like everyone is heads down prepping for the big fourth quarter of online shopping. I know my team and I certainly are in Q4 mode. But take a breather and check out these interesting articles. It’ll be worth your time.
By Durk Price I love it when an affiliate uses new ways to showcase a merchant. Recently, Eric Nagel with The Wine Club, which has an affiliate site called Wine Club Reviews and Ratings, created a video to show the entire process of unboxing the wine he’s received from our merchant Gold Medial Wine Club.
By Durk Price Social media abounds with political humor and more. I try to stay out of the fray but sometimes things are just too funny to ignore – regardless of your political leanings. Then there’s the iPhone 5 frenzy. Whether you’re in the thick of it or an outside observer, it’s always a spectacle.
By Durk Price Recently I was reading a report from SEMPO, a non-profit trade organization that serves search and digital marketing professionals. The 2012 marketer survey looks at spending, practice, and many other key industry data points.
By Durk Price It’s been a short but busy week. Here are some interesting news items to get you through the post-Labor Day week.
By Durk Price Last month Rakuten LinkShare announced a new accreditation program (http://www.linkshare.com/advertisers/edu/advertisers/affiliate_program_manager_certification_overview/) for affiliate managers. I applaud LinkShare for working hard to make this happen. I like the idea that affiliate managers have to meet a specific set of criteria in order to be certified. I think it helps our company as an OPM… Read more about View From the Top: Education and Accreditation Create Trust and Competency