Affiliate News: You’ve Got Mail

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Email vs Letters

I saw this cartoon floating around Facebook, and it made me remember being so excited to get that floppy disk from Juno and being able to dial-up, albeit long distance, to connect with the world electronically. I wasn’t able to get the username that I wanted so ended up emailing the person with that username and we became email pen pals. And now almost twenty years later, I have an exorbitant amount of unread emails sitting in my inbox making my eyes roll. But who has time to read emails when there is exciting industry news to read?

Affiliate Marketing was mentioned on last week’s episode of Shark Tank when two women were asked how they were monetizing their app, and Mark Cuban bought into their idea. Tricia Meyer wrote up some great tips after watching the show that those women, as well as any affiliate, should read.

Google started rolling out Panda 4.0 on 5/21. The Search Metrics SEO Blog reported the winners and losers of said update.

eAccountable tells us that Google Shopping Product Listing Ads are better than regular text ads and a big opportunity for merchants.

eBay is asking users to change their passwords after a breach compromised a company database. Read more.

The Motley Fool reported that Walmart’s online retail segment is growing faster than Amazon.

AdWeek published an infographic showing What Motivates and Agitates Mom Bloggers including how much they get paid.

Mobile commerce spending is up 23% according to MediaPost.

Affiliate Karaoke is looking for sponsors during Affiliate Summit East.  Join FMTC as a sponsor to keep the party going!

Have a Happy and Safe Memorial Weekend!

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