Moneyball, ABestWeb Awards, Geocaching, and Affiliate Summit Central 2012

by Shawn Collins on February 27, 2012

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This week on the Affiliate Thing podcast, Shawn Collins and Lisa Picarille talk about the Skimlinks and Pinterest relationship, Moneyball, affiliate marketing meetups, and the ABestWeb awards.

Matti goes for a swim at Lake TravisThey also talked about geocaching at Lake Travis, a new LinkShare logo, and the speaker proposal deadline for Affiliate Summit Central 2012.

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Deb Carney February 28, 2012 at 2:59 am

Rudy’s! Will I get to go there? Is it cab-able from the Hilton? We can go Monday :) I need to get some of the Rub. And moist brisket :)

Deb Carney February 28, 2012 at 3:01 am

haha, I typed my comment before the end of the show… I *LOVE* the ending :) And the videos you have been posting Shawn. Well, most of them.

Shawn Collins February 28, 2012 at 6:58 am

There is a Rudy’s on the way from the Hilton to where ShareASale ThinkTank is being held if you’re going there.

Otherwise, there is a different one that’s closer to downtown Austin.

I actually contacted them to ask if they’d be willing to provide samples of sause and rub to attendees, but they turned me down.

Shawn Collins February 28, 2012 at 6:59 am

More to come! ;)

Daniel M. Clark February 28, 2012 at 8:50 pm

I remember Tabitha Soren! I haven’t read Liar’s Poker or Moneyball yet, but they’re on The List.

I was amazed when I found out that the Adam Curry I knew as a master podcaster was the same Adam Curry that I watched on Headbanger’s Ball back in the day.

Erik Hom March 1, 2012 at 4:07 pm

Hmm…lots of thoughts here:

Shawn..morallly ambiguous offers? Please do tell!

Daniel…Tabitha Soren…YES!

Lisa, having met Michael when I was an investment banking analyst with him, I can assure you, he wasn’t that friendly. Just the cullture of Wall St. back then. All of us analysts were abused and hazed. It might have been his years in London which made him uptight.

Who is the awesome voice in your new podcast intro….and then the dude at the end?

Lastly, Shawn, why don’t you create a Pinterest or Foursquare movie tour of Austin: http://www.listal.com/list/movies-made-austin-texas
People can use that to visit places cheaply like the field where they filmed The Rookie.

Shawn Collins March 1, 2012 at 5:06 pm

Hey Erik -

Things like acai berry diet rebills.

Lots of spots for movies, but that’s a pretty big project: http://www.austintexas.org/filmmakers/films_made_here

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