July 2010 - Affiliate Marketing Blog by Geno Prussakov
Geno Prussakov on July 31st, 2010

Are you participating in the Fast Company’s Influence Project yet? Launched just 26 days ago, it already has 21,784 people registered, and the number is growing quickly. The slogan of the campaign is “You’re more influential than you think”. The project’s website clarifies the idea: ABOUT THE PROJECT We started with a simple question: Who […]

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Geno Prussakov on July 30th, 2010

It’s Friday again, and in the best traditions of Twitter’s #FollowFriday list sharing, today I’d like to turn to email marketers. So, ladies and gentlemen, I now bring you a list of 10 email marketing experts and/or companies/projects to follow on Twitter (bios taken from whatever each of them listed on their Twitter profile): Chad […]

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Geno Prussakov on July 29th, 2010

…and it is now available for a free download! Scary, isn’t it? 100 million Facebook users essentially means every fifth account. A couple hours after the publishing of this database, BBC picked up the news writing: Ron Bowes used a piece of code to scan Facebook profiles, collecting data not hidden by the user’s privacy […]

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I know the title of the post may sound banal and obvious, but it wasn’t such to me when after 500+ days of daily blogging I decided to take a break, and write only Mondays through Fridays. I had heard some old-time bloggers argue that regularity is no longer the key, and I decided to […]

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Geno Prussakov on July 27th, 2010

I manage an affiliate program for a merchant who is simultaneously utilizing two affiliate networks: Commission Junction and ShareASale. I’ve just had to upload 6 new banners to each network, and in one case it took me 8+ times longer than in the other. Here are the details: Commission Junction – 6 minutes 8 seconds […]

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Geno Prussakov on July 26th, 2010

Over the past few days I have reviewed over a hundred of affiliate applications into a program I manage, but 3 particularly stood out. One of them was from the UK, one from Serbia and one from Indonesia. These applications can be gathered into one group, because all three had one thing in common — […]

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Geno Prussakov on July 25th, 2010

Due to the dynamic nature of the discipline most of the content on Internet marketing is being published via digital media. However, there are a number of periodicals that I find to be useful in my day-to-day work, and I would certainly recommend them to any online marketer to subscribe to. Below you may find […]

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Geno Prussakov on July 24th, 2010

Earlier this week I have found out that the Federal Trade Commission has recently created a section within their website, devoting it fully to frequently asked questions on the revised Endorsement Guides (about which I blogged extensively as soon as they got announced). This is a great addition to the FTC’s video responses released back […]

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Geno Prussakov on July 23rd, 2010

Over the past two months I’ve been compiling publishing lists of Twitter users related to digital marketing. You have been commenting and adding your own suggestions (which have been highly appreciated!) Today I have decided to collect all of this data into one master list (which now contains over 100 unique Twitter accounts: Analytics – […]

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Geno Prussakov on July 22nd, 2010

First of all, my sincere apologies to all my Facebook friends who got “my” invite into a “Check who has blocked you on Facebook” app earlier this morning. I received a similar Facebook message from a someone I trust and regard highly, and clicked the link. Apparently, this circulated the spam around my own friends, […]

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