Micro Media Marketing Celebrates 4 Years

This week we Celebrated 4 Years of Micro Media Marketing. It has been such an incredible journey so far and we are happy to share it with you. We are looking forward to what the future has in store as social media continues to evolve everyday. 

I want to Thank Everyone who has inspired and been a part of the Micro Media Marketing family.

John Fischer from StickerGiant.com, Rebecca Madigan from the Performance Marketing Association, and Durk Price from eAccountableOPM among the first to sign up with Micro Media Marketing. 

Scott Jangro, Brian Littleton, Lisa Picarille, Joe Sousa, Andy Rodriguez, Emilio Yepez, John Carcutt, Brian Breslin, Biana Bakman, James Martell, and many others in the industry who provided great feedback and inspiration as we grew the company. 

Of course Rick Ramos who put up my website without me asking (I think he was trying to get a date) and has helped me by being supportive everyday since. My mom who is also a woman entrepreneur (AC Trading Inc) and has shown me the example of hard work. I also enjoy a quote she used to tell me, "work smarter, not harder." There are many others so if I forgot to mention you sorry you did help me too!

Without all of you, Micro Media Marketing, would not be where it is today; so Thank YOU! 

This week I got to help someone else started out new and it was nice to be able to do. Remember always Pay It Forward. 

This week on the Micro Minute we also have other news. The Google Affiliate Network Closes Down and Facebook updates the New Newsfeed.

For weekly Social Media Tips in a Minute Check out the Micro Minute on Spreaker and tweet me your social media questions @MicroSteph or give us a call at 347-878-6696. 

By Stephanie Lichtenstein

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Affiliate Summit West Party Guide

Here are our picks for the best Affiliate Summit Parties to attend. Of course there are many other events going on and that is why we recommend also checking out @MissyWard's blog to see the full list. Thanks to Missy because this is where we got the event details and picked our favorites from: "Get Your ASW12 Party Started Right." 

Featured in the pictures below from previous Affiliate Summit events are cool affiliate marketers that you should follow on twitter check them out in order @SteveHall @MelissaDSalas @JimKukral @bigcityvegan @drcool73 @tmartini (side notes: Joe we will miss you at Summit enjoy time with your baby boy, Maddie I did not find your twitter username, and if anyone wants to follow me you can send me a tweet @MicroSteph)

Saturday Night
If you are up for going out on Saturday Photographer, Blogger, and Birthday Boy extraordinaire Steve Hall is having a tweet up. 


Affiliate Summit West 2012 Tweetup at Gilley’s

  • Sponsor(s): Adrants (Steve Hall), Murray Newlands, Heather Smith
  • Time: 7:30pm – 11:30p
  • Location: Gilley’s inside Treasure Island
  • How to RSVP: RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/216247098460701/.
  • Who is invited?: All Affiliate Summit West 2012 attendees.

Sunday Night be sure to check out the ShareASale party open to the public just get your invite at their meet market table. 



ShareASale Under the Stars Party

  • Sponsor(s): ShareASale
  • Time: 8:00pm – 12:00am
  • Location: Chateau Nightclub (Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino)
  • How to RSVP: See us at the Meet Market Sunday from 12-6 to pick up your ticket! You’ll need a ticket to attend so come early to ensure we’ll have enough left!
  • Who is invited?: Everyone.

Sunday Late Night

Strike Out Breast Cancer Charity Bowling

  • Sponsor(s): BowlingShirt.com, GTOManagement.com, and ThingsFromAnotherWorld.com
  • Time: 12:00am – 3:00am
  • Location: Goldcoast Lanes, 4000 W Flamingo Rd
  • How to RSVP:
  • Register at http://asw12bowling.eventbrite.com.
  • Make a donation of $25 or more to any of the walkers on this year’s Affiliate Marketer’s Give Back Team for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Forward your email confirmation of your donation to bowlASW12(at)gtomanagement.com
  • Who is invited?: Affiliate Summit attendees.

Monday Night if you are kind of a geek like most of us come out to Affiliate Karaoke. This is some real fun and entertainment. 

Affiliate Karaoke

  • Sponsor(s): Affiliate Summit
  • Time: 9:00pm – 12:00am
  • Location: Neopolitan III-IV, Caesars Palace Las Vegas
  • How to RSVP: Not necessary.
  • Who is invited?: All Affiliate Summit attendees

Monday Late Night this is such a fun way to end the conference at a really nice club with no wait. Just make sure to reserve your wristbands and pay the cover with the info below. It is well worth the 20 bucks. 

PareshConnect.com event 

Monday at XS, January 9th at 11:00pm as we make it rain in the desert!

Make sure your reserve your VIP wristband ($20), which lets you skip the line and avoids you paying the $40/$50 cover! So RSVP right away and make sure to get connected to the events page on Facebook.

You can pick up your VIP Wristbands on Sunday and Monday from 6-6:30 pm. Details for pickup to come soon.

See you in Vegas!

By Stephanie Lichtenstein

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Affiliate Summit East Recap

Aug 26 2011 Published by under Affiliate Summit,Conferences

Here is a recap of Affiliate Summit East. 

On Saturday night the events kicked off with the buy.at pre-Affiliate Summit Party. This event was benefiting Affiliate Marketers Give Back. If you wore pink they donated money to breast cancer. It was an awesome party and buy.at went all out with signature cocktails and all. Thank you to Amy Ely for always getting everyone together and working hard.

On Sunday I checked out the Meet Market to take pictures of cool companies and friends. The meet market is always a little more laid back than the exhibit hall. It was a good chance to talk to people and network.

Shortly after the meet market closed I headed to the newcomer meetup. My newcomers were having a great time taking all the information in. I introduced them to some people and potential events to attend and was on my way to dinner with Joshua Ziering. After dinner we headed to the ShareASale Barn Dance where I walked in, found the mechanical bull, rode the mechanical bull and went to bed. What else is there to do at a barn dance?

View the full album from Affiliate Summit Day 1 Photos on Facebook.

Monday morning I was well rested and ready for the real hustle and bustle of the show. The day when the exhibit hall opened. I went to see the keynote Wil Reynolds speak about SEO and he threw in some social too. Then I had a couple meetings in the blogger lounge with Erik Hom on his birthday and others. I also presented eAccountableOPM's case study to his clients attending the show. That was a great lunch with lots to talk about and very productive. The case study will be posted up soon. 

After meetings I headed over to the PMA venue where I helped setup for the party. We had a great turnout and the rooftop we used provided by Peter Bordes was amazing. Everyone wanted to be on the rooftop and we had a wonderful time networking. A big thanks to Peter for letting us host the party at his venue.

View the full album from the PMA Rooftop Event on Facebook.

Affiliate Karaoke. That is all I have to say there are pictures and videos that only give you an idea of the kind of fun we had. I would say the best fun of the conference for old timers that know how to have a good time. I hope they bring it back at the next conference.

We stopped by the GAN party just in time to say hello to a few people and then the lights turned on when it struck midnight. Their venue was really cool. 

View the full album from Affiliate Summit Day 2 Photos on Facebook.

Tuesday morning was the time of my session Social Media in Niche Markets. That went well we had a good attendance and good vibe going. We had time for some Q & A at the end but missed some slides. That is why we will post them up online so that people can review some of the last slides. The last slides had most to do with how to plan your daily strategy around blog content. I want to thank Joe Sousa and Scott Jangro for being awesome panelists to speak with.

Then I headed over to some final meetings with Shareist. Then to the closing remarks where Brian Littleton and Carolyn Kmet had a nice back and forth. The panelists discussed the importance of getting involved with the affiliate nexus tax in all states, mobile, daily deals, apps, and more. 

The last part of the day involved heading to the Yankee Game to the box seats that Shawn and Missy setup for us. I have to say after being treated like that I am spoiled. We had our own Yankee hotdog machine and it was delicious. 

The night ended with some piano time and of course Halal street meet.

View the full album from Affiliate Summit Day 3 Photos on Facebook.

For those of you that have not attended an Affiliate Summit it is jam packed with events, sessions, energy, and a place to make lasting connections with some fun smart entrepreneurs. I would definitely recommend being at the next one in Vegas taking place in January. 

View my Affiliate Summit East Events Guide to see what other events were going on.

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Affiliate Summit Tuesday Guide

Aug 17 2011 Published by under Affiliate Summit,Conferences

The Affiliate Summit Tuesday Guide will include our top session picks and how to get the most out of the conference. It's the last day so even though the NY scene might make you tired you still want to make the most of your day. If you wake up early Eric Nagel is having his feedback sessions again. He is an awesome affiliate marketer to get to spend one-on-one time with to discuss your site.

Early Bird Whiteboarding

Location: Clinton Suite

Time: 8:00am – 9:00am

Are you an early bird? Nothing to do before breakfast? Want free coffee? Bring your sites to this open session and get advice on usability, SEO, conversions and revenue streams.

On Tuesday the Exhibit Hall is only open until 4:00pm and then sessions end at 4:30pm. This is your last chance to meet with all the exhibitors. Check out the map listed below to spot who you would like to meet easily. 

Exhibit Hall

(This Session is Open to all Pass Holders)

Location: Rhinelander Gallery, Americas Hall 1

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

(Exhibitors may set up beginning at 9:00am.)

Exhibit Hall map.

There will be another keynote going on Tuesday morning from the co-author of Call to Action.

Opening Remarks & Keynote

Location: Grand Ballroom

Time: 10:00am – 11:15am

Sessions on Tuesday start at 11:30 am. Here are our top picks for the day. 


Secrets to Buying Established Websites for Profit

Mobile Marketing Campaign Optimization


The Importance of Relationships in Affiliate Marketing


Our Tuesday Morning Top Pick is: 

With Micro Media Marketing's President on the panel you can guess one of the reasons we picked this session. That's not the only reason! The passion and experience behind this session is going to give you ideas that turn into success. If you want to learn more about social media, how to run things the right way, and some insider tips you should attend this session. 

Social Media in Niche Markets

Session 8b

Location: Murray Hill Suite

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm

Learn how to utilize social media marketing in conjunction with niche markets to generate followers, traffic, and sales.

Experience level: Beginner

Target audience: Affiliates/Publishers

Niche/vertical: Social Media

(This Session is Open to Platinum and Diamond Pass Holders Only)

Time for lunch! Mosey on over to have a quick lunch without having to leave the Hilton NY. Get reenergized after learning in the morning. 

Luncheon

Location: Americas Hall 2

Time: 12:30pm-1:45pm

SEO For Large Sites

UnNetworking and How Your Business Can Benefit

Social Games: The Next Big Opportunity

Do-Not-Track? Not-So-Fast

The Tuesday Late Afternoon Pick is:

The Speed Round

The Speed Round with the top industry leaders discussing important industry issues. This is the best way to end your Affiliate Summit Experience without a doubt! Just check out a list of who is speaking and you will geek out. 

Location: Grand Ballroom

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm

Moderated panel that is a speed round with panelists having short, timed segments to share opinions on industry issues.

(This Session is Open to All Pass Holders)

And there you have it. Just like that in the blink of an eye Affiliate Summit East has come to a close. What an experience. We hope you made some great business contacts and better yet long lasting partnerships in the works. Be sure to stay in touch with the awesome affiliate marketers you met and you will be greeted by friends at the next Affiliate Summit in…Vegas baby!

By Stephanie Lichtenstein

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Affiliate Summit East Events Guide

Aug 16 2011 Published by under Affiliate Summit,Events

Affiliate Summit East is less than a week away and a SOLD OUT event.

Want to know which events you should attend?

The Affiliate Summit East Events Guide

Here is what you should check out while you are in The City. The Affiliate Summit East Events Guide will cover the best networking events. These cocktail parties and exclusive events are thrown by networks and other top affiliate marketing companies. Be sure to attend these events if you can – Networking is the best part! 

August 20th Saturday: buy.at's Give Back Event & the Affiliate Summit Pre-Party


Time: 8:00-11:00pm

Where: The Kimberly Hotel Rooftop

Who: Invite Only

Theme: Think Pink, Wear Pink and buy.at will donate $2 to Affiliate Marketers Give Back

Tip: Bring your checkbook there will be a silent auction and proceeds will go to the same cause auction items are listed here.

Auction Items include Missy Ward's Signorina Wine featured below:


August 21st Sunday: ShareASale's Barn Dance & the "Under the Stars" Party

Time: 8:00-11:00 pm

Where: The Hilton NYC

Who: Open to all Affiliate Summit attendees 

Theme: Grab your cowboy boots and get ready for the mechanical bull

Tip: Come to the ShareASale Meet Market Table to Grab your invitation you'll need it to get in, RSVP on Facebook.

August 22nd Monday: Exclusive PMA Networking Event 

Time: Starts at 6:00 pm

Where: Penthouse Rooftop Party

Who: Invite Only 

Theme: Networking with industry influencers

Tip: Don't miss the signature drink!

Monday: Sports Affiliate Happy Hour hosted by Fanatics, GolfNow, and SportsMemorabilia

Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Playwright Tavern

Who: Affiliates Only and Local Sports Bloggers

Theme: Sports 

Tip: RSVP Online just blocks away from the Hilton NY

 

Monday: The Skimlinks British Summer Party in NYC

Time: 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: The Houndstooth Pub

Who: Publishers and Friends in the City

Theme: Brit-influenced drinks and eats

Tip: Enjoy Pimms cups, fish and chips, and more! Invite your friends and colleagues to RSVP here.

Other Events to Consider:

August 21st Sunday at 5pm at RdV Private Party by Limelight and other sponsors. (invite only)

August 21st Sunday at 8 pm at Dream Hotel: Empyre Media and Springbase Media's Neon in NYC, Details Here. Did someone say Pool Party? 

August 22nd Monday at 10 pm at Arena: Clickbooth's Affiliate Awakening RSVP Details Here.

If you have an event you would like us to add to this list please email info(at)micromediamarketing.com.

On Twitter? Be sure to tweet with the hashtag #ASE11 and follow us for LIVE updates @MicroMediaMktg

By Stephanie Lichtenstein


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