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Geno Prussakov on January 17th, 2014

When I post something on a social networking website (Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter) if I refer to a specific business or person, I always try to “tag” their name. …wherever possible, I should add. Sometimes it is easy, sometimes not. Having seen some surprising results in the past few months, today I decided to […]

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Kyle Kam on November 20th, 2012

Note from Geno Prussakov: Our army of guest bloggers is constantly growing; and today I am happy to welcome our newest blogger, Kyle Kam of Affilorama, an affiliate marketing educational resource I’ve mentioned on a number of occasions in the past. Enjoy his first AM Navigator post below. In the dawn of social media sites, […]

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Geno Prussakov on December 19th, 2011

I don’t know if you’re aware of it, but a new book has recently been published by a co-founder of what is today Google Affiliate Network. Jeff Molander authored “Off the Hook Marketing”, which positions itself as a book on how “to make platforms like Twitter,” Facebook, YouTube, “and blogs to produce sales.” I took […]

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Geno Prussakov on March 10th, 2011

Yesterday morning Toys R Us announced their “Be R Fan Sweepstakes” Facebook campaign. Essentially, they’re looking to increase their Facebook fan-base (now more frequently known as “Likes”) from about 1.25 million to 1.5 million. The company’s email read: Like Toys”R”Us on Facebook Enter now on Facebook for a chance to win up to $1,500! Tell […]

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Geno Prussakov on January 6th, 2011

Yesterday brought an interesting news — Zibaba, a Facebook ecommerce storefront provider, is set to launch their (first one around?) Facebook-based affiliate marketing platform. The network is scheduled to launch at the end of January 2011. Both merchants and affiliates are gonna be charged to participate (between $20 and $100 a month “depending on their […]

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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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Geno Prussakov on May 3rd, 2010

Earlier this Spring a study by Arbitron and Edison Research revealed that close to half of Americans (48%, to be exact) have profiles on social networks, which actually is exactly double the level from two years ago [more here]. However, a more recent research conducted and published by the same two companies has shown that […]

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Geno Prussakov on February 3rd, 2010

Yesterday I have illustrated how popular and fruitful a marriage of social networking with comparison shopping can be. Today I’d like us to turn our eyes to some staggering stats. We’ve heard that this decade will be the decade of the mobile Internet, which per Morgan Stanley is expected eventually grow to “at least 2x […]

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Geno Prussakov on December 26th, 2009

In the course of the past week I have come across a Pew Research Center study that examined the current decade in light of people’s opinion on various subjects, technological advances and new Internet and mobile developments included. Speaking of “the major technological and communications advances” Pew stressed that the overwhelming number of their respondents […]

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Geno Prussakov on December 11th, 2009

Search Engine Strategies Chicago 2009 keynote speaker, Dan Siroker, a lead analyst for the 2008 Obama presidential campaign, has announced a product the essence of which is based on the lessons learned from the use of Social Media for that presidential campaign. Siroker explains: The product is called Spreadly… and the product is the way […]

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