Will Google Wave change anything?

I watched the¬†Google Wave presentation recently and aside from getting a few laughs from the speakers crashing the sandbox version of the new open source Google Wave project it really does look like it has the potential to change online messaging or more specifcally change the online collaborative documentation offering. The discussion elements available as […]

Short URL services for affiliate marketing

If you’ve ever used Twitter or if you’re really into short URL’s you will be likely to have come across the URL shortening services that are available from a few different companies. The idea behind the service provided is to solve the problem of the ever increasing length and complexity of URL’s. Many sites will […]

New Zealand Internet Blackout

If you haven’t heard about it yet, you need to get along to the Creative Freedom Foundation to help join the protest surrounding the looming implementation of a copyright Act that is coming close to becoming law which effectively creates what people are calling a “Guilt Upon Accusation” situation. There is an Internet Blackout running […]

Guest Article: Hiding ugly affiliate links using redirects

Prompted from a discussion in the forums about working with bad URL’s from certain affiliate programs we have a guest article from Harvey Kane a local SEO Consultant; Hiding ugly Affiliate links using redirects At some point in your affiliate career, you will invariably come across affiliate links that look a little bit too much […]

Shopping globally from New Zealand

I had an interesting discussion with today with Lisa from ShopAmerica.co.nz. Lisa has some great ideas around finding ways to bring US products to New Zealand shores. For anyone like myself who shops globally online from New Zealand it can be very difficult to find the few stores around the world that do actually ship […]

Google Ad Manager could change the affiliate industry ..

If you hadn’t heard that Google recently bought DoubleClick (still seeking commission appovals) then you must have been hiding under a rock for the past six months. The question when they did this was what were they going to do with it? Late last year I spoke with the Australian DoubleClick sales rep who essentially […]