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Affiliate Marketing Fanatics #59: A Gateway Conference

Posted by on Feb 24, 2012 in Affiliate Marketing, Affiliate Marketing Fanatics |

Affiliate Marketing Fanatics – A couple of hyper-caffeinated affiliate marketers (Mike Buechele) and (Trisha Lyn Fawver) talk about all things Affiliate Marketing. From blogging to branding, social media to search, video and more!

Mike and I jump back into the saddle with this whole podcasting thing.  We talk briefly about how great Affiliate Summit West 2012 was, get off track in some places, and try to get the innocent kids in the Midwest hooked on some affiliate marketing conference goodness. In in this episode we discuss:

Find us on Twitter: @AMF_Podcast, @MikeBuechele & @TrishaLyn. Like us on Facebook! Be old fashioned and just leave us a comment!

Special thanks to GeekCast.fm for hosting Affiliate Marketing Fanatics!

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Affiliate Marketing Fanatics 57: Geek Cast Wannabes

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in Affiliate Marketing, Affiliate Marketing Fanatics |

Affiliate Marketing Fanatics – A couple of hyper-caffeinated affiliate marketers (Mike Buechele) and (Trisha Lyn Fawver) talk about all things Affiliate Marketing. From blogging to branding, social media to search, video and more!

Geek Cast Boston

It seems longing for a simpler time, back when we all religiously listened to Geek Cast, is a virus that’s going around.  Before the band got back together last week on Affiliate Thing, we had a similar idea to emulate that model for fun.  Mike is back, and we were also joined by Wade Tonkin of Fanatics and Drew Bennett of BenSpark.com. In in this episode we discuss:

  • Our collective love of the original Geek Cast with Shawn Collins, Sam Harrelson, Jim Kukral, and Lisa Picarille.
  • The passing of Steve Jobs… would the reaction be similar if Bill Gates had passed?
  • CityCrashVille Hometown on iPad.
  • Speculating on what Affiliate Summit Central will be.
  • Upcoming Affiliate Summit West in January and how the session voting is going.
  • Mike’s recap of the New York Comic Con

Find us on Twitter: @AMF_Podcast, @MikeBuechele & @TrishaLyn. Like us on Facebook! Be old fashioned and just leave us a comment!

Special thanks to GeekCast.fm for hosting Affiliate Marketing Fanatics!

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What #ASE11 Sessions I’m Voting For

Posted by on May 5, 2011 in Affiliate Marketing, Conferences & Networking | 1 comment

Let the games begin!  Voting has opened up for Affiliate Summit East 2011.  While some people have not been happy with this voting system, I think it evens the playing field nicely.  As well, it clears any conspiracy theories about how sessions are chosen.

Before I begin, I will say I have a horse in this game.  I’ve submitted a panel, The Future of Coupons in Affiliate Marketing, for consideration.  If picked, I’ll be moderating this panel with industry coupon veterans Mike Allen (Shopping-Bargains.com), Connie Berg (FlamingoWorld.com), Carolyn Tang Kmet (Groupon.com), and Kim Rowley (ShoppingBookmarks.com).  Please take a moment to register, confirm, then vote for our panel!

Okay, that being said, these are the panels I’m voting for.  All of them have very intelligent speakers, well thought out ideas, and will offer merchants and affiliates great insight into the topics.

  • It’s Not Your Mother’s Affiliate Program
  • Creatives Deliver Success
  • Evolution of Local Search
  • Do-Not-Track?  Not-So-Fast
  • Killing the Affiliate Nexus Tax Dead!
  • Got an Idea?  Make it a Reality.
  • 10 Questions for a Prospective Affiliate Manager
  • A World Without Cookie Tracking
  • How to Convince Online Shoppers You’re Real
  • Learn to Create a Likeworthy Facebook Page
  • Social Media in Niche Markets
  • Merchant ABCs – Launching a New Merchant Program
  • How to Avoid FTC Scrutiny in Advertising
  • Affiliate Improv!
  • Are Your Affiliates Adding Value?
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1st Affiliate Summit Day SF Recap

Posted by on Apr 1, 2011 in Affiliate Marketing, Conferences & Networking |

Affiliate SummitThe first ever Affiliate Summit Day Meet Up happened on Tuesday.  I’ve had a lot of time to digest, and it was definitely a great time.  Knowing ahead of time that my best method of transportation into San Francisco would be BART, I was relieved to see that the meet up location was just 2 short blocks from the BART station.  I was delighted to wander up to Kate O’Briens to see the familiar faces of Julie Vazquez, Lisa Picarille, and Murray Newlands congregating outside the bar.

Inside, more affiliate marketers!  More familiar faces guided me through the crowd to point out where our nerdy group was assembled, but also, more patrons belonging to the group generally referred to as the “public”.  I really enjoyed talking to a few new folks, and was especially flattered when someone approached me, already knowing my name, and proceeded to thank me for the knowledge I shared during our Get Noticed Fast presentation at Affiliate Summit East 2009 in New York.  How nice!

Scheduled to speak was Murray Newlands about site monetiztion, however due to some unexpected limitations of the bar (noise, other patrons, space, etc) the presentation was scrapped.  Hopefully Murray will just shift his presentation to next month’s meet up!

Meetup.comAll in all, it was great.  A little rough, but hey it was the first one!  Huge thanks to Lisa Picarille for organizing the event – I’m sure it was NOT an easy task!  In case you live under a rock & haven’t heard, Affiliate Summit Day is going to happen once a month on the last Tuesday of each month.  You can follow the fun and track where your local meet up is happening on Meetup.com

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Affiliate Marketing Fanatics 49: Interviewing Stephanie Lichtenstein, Lisa Picarille, & Lisa Riolo

Posted by on Jan 6, 2011 in Affiliate Marketing, Affiliate Marketing Fanatics, Conferences & Networking |

Affiliate Marketing Fanatics – A couple of hyper-caffeinated affiliate marketers (Mike Buechele) and (Trisha Lyn Fawver) talk about all things Affiliate Marketing. From blogging to branding, social media to search, video and more!

Presenting the last in our series of interviews with speakers at Affiliate Summit West 2011, coming up next week at the Wynn Casino in Las Vegas. This time, we talk to Stephanie Lichtenstein, Lisa Picarille, & Lisa Riolo about their panel “Profit from Trendspotting”. Fourth panelist Scott Jangro was unable to join us, but we reference him plenty!  In in this episode we discuss:

  • The panelists include Scott Jangro of Mech Media, Stephanie Lichtenstein of Micro Media Marketing, Lisa Picarille of MyContentPro.com, & Lisa Riolo of Impact Radius.
  • Lisa Picarille is the brain child of the panel, having spoken on trend spotting before at previous conferences.
  • Stephanie will be discussing some different techniques to spot trends in the marketplace & pop culture.
  • They’ll review the types of trends and how to spot them & how to make money!
  • Check out http://bit.ly/dO0cxE for a live example of how the new question asking technology works.
  • Reach out on Twitter to them: @jangro, @lisap, @lisariolo, & @microsteph or find their brands on Twitter if you’re interested in doing business with them: @MyContentPro1, @ImpactRadius, & @MicroMediaMktg

Want to catch up with us & ask questions for the next show? Find us on Twitter: @AMF_Podcast, @MikeBuechele & @TrishaLyn. Like us on Facebook! You can also ask Trisha questions through FormSpring.me. Or leave us a comment!

Special thanks to GeekCast.fm for hosting Affiliate Marketing Fanatics.

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