Future of Communications from Affiliate Manager to Affiliate
Tradeshow Panel Presentation by Carsten Cumbrowski at eComXpo 10/2006 - Resources and Slides
Thank you for watching my presentation:
"Future of Communications from Affiliate Manager to Affiliate"
at the eComXpo 2006 - virtual internet marketing tradeshow,
October 24-26, 2006 at eComXpo.com.
Also thanks, also on behalf of Shawn Collins, Missy Ward and Brook Shaaf, for the participation in our panel's Q&A and for attending the eComXpo virtual tradeshow.
Download the slides of my presentation with audio (Zip: 52 MB)
Download the slides of my presentation without audio (300 KB)
MP3 recording of the panel discusion at WebmasterRadio.fm (29 MB)
Here are the resources mentioned in my eComXpo presentation plus additional information and resources I did not mentioned.
Blogs, Blogging, XML, ATOM, RSS Explained in Simple Words (Article)
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AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)
Yahoo! Messenger (now compatible with MS Messenger)
Microsoft Live Messenger (now compatible with Y! Messenger)
Google Talk or GTalk
Skype - at Skype.com, also allows Land Line Phone Calls
ICQ - The Instant Messenger Classic
Trillian - by Cerulean Studios is compatible with: AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo Messenger and IRC.
I recommend this Messenger for AM's for increased compatibility with the IM Software used by your Affiliates.
Affiliate AIM List (AOL Instant Messenger) - AMs and Affiliates with Name and Company. Also displays current Online Status
Affiliate Skype List - Exactly like the Affiliate AIM List, but for Skype Users
Datafeeds, APIs and Webservices
Merchant Product Datafeeds for Affiliates - 101 (Article) - Especially for Merchants that plan to provide or already do provide a Datafeed
XML Datafeeds and Webservices for Affiliates (Article) - An introduction to Webservices, XML< Soap, WSDL in Affiliate Marketing
3rd Party Datafeed Integration Services (Resources), Datafeedfile.com, GoldenCan, Feedshare etc.
Affiliate Program and Affiliate Network Webservices (Resources), Amazon.com and ebay Webservices, CJ Webservice, Linkshare Link Locator Direct
Implementation Guides for Affiliate Network Webservices and Datafeeds (CJ, LS, SAS, PF).
Programming References and Manuals and Specifications for Web Services and Web APIs.
XML For Everyone - SQL Server Standard Magazine (eMag and Print), 09/2006 Issue
Webservices.XML.com - Articles and News dedicated exclusively to Webservices.
Web and Database Development
MySQL Server Homepage and Free Software Download
SQL Server 2005 Everywhere Edition from Microsoft (Free Version)
PHP Scripting Language Support Software download and documentation at PHP.net. PHP Support Software is available for Apache, MS IIS, AS/400, Mac OS X, Novell NetWare, OS/2, RISC OS, SGI IRIX 6.5.x and Solaris (SPARC, INTEL)
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