Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Affiliate Search Engine Launches

Anik Singal over at Affiliate Classroom has utilized the new Google co-op search engine technology to build an affiliate industry specific search engine. You can check it out at

You can see a full list of sites it pulls from here: and
it allows you to make suggestions as well. This execution reminds me a lot of Rollyo - a technology that lets you create your own search engine by combining several sites together.

John Battelle and Chris Anderson Discuss "The Long Tail"

About 185 people connected online at today's session of ecomXpo to hear John Battelle and Chris Anderson discuss the long tail of marketing.

Battelle is an excellent speaker and host and walked through the history of the book with Anderson and the impact the internet has had on how our behavior and shopping habits are changing. If you're not familiar with the book, I encourage you to check it out here:

I plan to post more about my thoughts on The Long Tale in the coming days.