We are only a few days into the new year, and there has already been a lot of newsworthy articles circulating around the affiliate marketing space. So without further ado, grab a cup of caffeine and catch up on the news…
Forbes interviewed Ashley Coombe from All Inclusive Marketing about what social media managers need to know about Facebook in 2014. She wrote a follow-up post sharing ten ways to create relationships with your audience using social media.
Want to create a new blog or affiliate site? Rae Hoffman aka SugarRae tells how she creates a strategy by identifying the demographic.
Eric Covino shares the must have tools in the Search Engine Optimization space for 2014 on SEOBook.com.
And The Week listed ten trends changing how people will shop in 2014.
Need a laugh? Check out this video from CollegeHumor on how Google is going to blackmail you if you don’t sign up for Google Plus.
In one week, most of us will be gearing up to attend Affiliate Summit West in Las Vegas. The following articles are must-reads for veterans and newbies alike planning to attend:
- Shawn Collins’ eBook How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Conference is currently free on Amazon.
- Shannon Weidemann aka MarkeingtElf and Lindsey Savoie from ShareASale both write up a great list of tips to prepare for the conference.
- Eric Nagel covered all the non-conference things to know about Affiliate Summit, like how to avoid the conference crud and gives away my secret on how I get by with never ironing.
Do you ever wonder why creative people sometimes make no sense? The article made sense to me.
And last, but not least, have you written or read a great article that you think we should include in our next round-up of affiliate news? If so, please share with us!