If you are not from Tennessee, you may not know the story of the Bell Witch. And, if you do not, the tale is worthy of a read. My 4th great grandfather, James Johnston (1759-1851) and my 4th great grandmother, Rebecca Porter (1759-1802) , were central characters in this Tennessee legend. If you are interested in reading more about […]
I remember going to conferences back in 2006, 2007, 2008. Every year, you heard the same message: MOBILE IS COMING! And, then, another year would pass. (sigh) No dice. Here we are in 2014. Mobile is indeed everywhere. People seek out ubiquitous and multi-device access on the web. Mobile device interaction is a factor across a […]
Years ago when I was getting started in this industry, I was enamored with the Internet marketing gurus. You know who I am talking about. These are the guys that have the huge lists and they email affiliate offers to those lists. I bought some of those courses in my early days of learning search […]
In the last 5 years, I have observed a proliferation of toolbars within the affiliate industry. While some do not understand what they do or why they are harmful, I believe that toolbars are the absolute greatest threat to the future of the industry. Let’s start with… What are they? Toolbars come in many forms. […]
About Phil Ayres
Phil Ayres is the Director of SEO and Affiliates for Travelocity.com in Dallas, TX. I have also run marketing for a start-up. I ran Affiliates & SEO at Hotels.com for 4 years and worked with a bunch of other online companies.
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