If you missed it, here are “Affiliate Summit West 2009 in Pics and Words” – Part 1 and Part 2.
Meeting people in person at tradeshows and seminars and more importantly, talking to them face-to-face has yielded some of the greatest dividends in getting ideas to grow my business, find partners to work on projects and connect with others.
Here’re more folks:
Yes his name really is B Knoblach AKA BillyKay.
Besides his successful Mail Order Shoppe, BK is friendly and always has a smile on his face.
At this time of the year with Christmas and New Year’s reducing the number of official work days in December, has your productivity been affected? Especially for those of us who are tethered to our computers, either because we’re:
Hosting/calling in to a conference call
Watching a movie
Going through our business balance sheets
Coordinating with our remote operations team
Or some other activity of your own choosing, I have found that I spend about 1.5 to twice as much time in front of my computer as I spend sleeping on my bed every day.
So do the holidays represent a boon or bane to the internet marketing continually building their business (especially during the holiday shopping season).
Specifically, Do the holidays disrupt your business momentum and do either you and/or your business suffer as a result?
With the 24×7 nature of the internet, it’s inevitable that there’ll be a number of casualties (direct or indirect) are suffered along the rush to be the first and #1, especially in a high stakes game where “Speed can be of the essence. If a blogger is beaten by a millisecond, someone elseâ€™s post on the subject will bring in the audience, the links and the bigger share of the ad revenue.”
In the words of TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington: â€œI havenâ€™t died yet,â€ although he’s (more…)
When I first started reading Haiko De Poel’s ABestWeb affiliate marketing forum, one of the things that mystified me was this lady who said she was going around giving people Loxly hugs at Affiliate Summit.
It’s no surprise that Deborah Carney AKA Loxly has built up significant goodwill through her journey as an affiliate, affiliate manager and currently, affiliate outsourced program manager (OPM).
Loxly is one of my secret resources and I find myself consulting her on business building and marketing strategies. The fact that she posts prodigiously on ABW and is available nearly 24-7 on Skype says a lot about her commitment and work ethic to the affiliate industry.
Besides catching her session at the recent Affiliate Summit West 08 in Vegas at the ABW panel discussion, you can also tune into the latest edition of the Friday Podcast where we discussed:
Affiliate strategies for new affiliates
How and when merchants should evaluate and engage outsourced (affiliate) program managers
The content management system of choice for affiliates