Shawn Collins

There are a handful of different types of people who head out to conferences.

Some are looking solely to network, while others want to both attend sessions and network with their fellow conference attendees.

And then there are the folks looking for a free ride.

Well, not exactly.

These characters pay for airfare, a hotel room, restaurants, cabs, drinks, etc. but, they don’t bother to get a pass for the conference – the reason they ostensibly made the trip.

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Performance marketing technology provider Impact Radius announced the publication of a “Top 25 Performance Marketing Influencers” list.  Here is the infographic they provided in their press release:

According to their release,

“Designed to help advertisers, agencies and media companies seeking expert guidance in improving their revenue from performance marketing, the list, based on an Impact Radius independent analysis of the influence of more than 400 prominent performance marketing thought leaders, identifies the top people whose blogs, tweets and social metrics provide the most influential insights and advice for the industry.”

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booth Affiliate Summit Wants to Interview You during ad:tech New YorkShawn Collins and I will be manning the Affiliate Summit booth (#1455) during ad:tech New York on November 4-5 at Javits Center. In addition, we’ve partnered with Murray Newlands of (interviewer extraordinaire) to conduct video interviews during the event that we will host on the Affiliate Summit Blog as well as on Murray will be roaming the ad:tech floor looking for folks to talk about affiliate marketing, social media, search marketing and more and would love to interview you. So, if you see him, flag him down! Additionally, you can swing by the Affiliate Summit booth to pick up some Purell®, eat some of our leftover Halloween candy and schedule a time to interview with Murray. :) murray Affiliate Summit Wants to Interview You during ad:tech New YorkThis is a great opportunity to share your insights on the industry with the rest of the Affiliate Summit audience.
Affiliate Day Ad Celebrate Affiliate Day on September 14thIf you've checked out FeedFront Magazine, Issue #7, then you know that Shawn Collins and I were spontaneously inspired to create Affiliate Day -- a day to recognize the power of Affiliate Marketing. We will be holding several fun-filled promotions over the course of the day, designed to increase awareness of the industry and reward affiliate marketers with all sorts of goodies, including passes to Affiliate Summit West 2010 in Las Vegas.
Just back from vacation in Key West and was delighted to find the video that RippleKey Productions (Affiliate Summit's videographers) created for us, featuring highlights of Affiliate Summit West 2009.