Adknowledge Announces “Escape to Paradise” Contest

Lance Hemenway Blog, Industry Events

Adknowledge Is Taking Their Partners to the Island of Grand Cayman! Adknowledge has announced today the launch of their “Escape to Paradise” contest, a promotion that rewards both their highest earning, and fastest growing email and affiliate marketing partners. The contest, which runs from September 1st, 2012 through December 31st, 2012, rewards winners with a trip for six days at …

7 Deadly Sins of Email Marketing

Lance Hemenway Blog, Delivery

How many people actually watch the commercials during their favorite shows? Answer: None. Welcome to the age of the DVR, online streaming, and digital downloads. What does this have to do with email marketing? Your inbox is a lot like modern TV viewing. Spam filters are getting more advanced with each passing day, and as they do, they can block …

Why is AOL Misbehaving?

Lance Hemenway Blog, Delivery

For the last few months, many mailers have had issues delivering to AOL associated to variations of “mtain-df04.r1000.mx.aol.com Service unavailable – try again later.” By definition, these are temporary errors, so they should be retried until you’re able to get through, right? Yes and no, many mailers are not seeing successful delivery by the time their systems expire the message; …

The 20k-a-Month Affiliate

Ashlea Owings Blog, Monetization

There is no such thing as magic. The seemingly fairy-tale like transformation that takes place around an affiliate ascending into the 20k plus per month range is one of the most often discussed topics in our industry. How did they do it? Who did they bribe? What secret handshake did they learn to pull it off? Every month I see …