The world’s largest conference company announces the launch of the Performance Marketing Expo to be held this September in Miami

IIR (The Institute for International Research), the company responsible for industry leading brands such as FUSE, Front end of Innovation, The Market Research Event, GAIM, and PREPAID Card Expo, is launching a brand-new affiliate marketing/performance marketing event.

The Performance Marketing Expo, will take place September 27th-29th in South Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Consistent with other IIR conferences, The Performance Marketing Expo features best-in-class educational sessions, industry insider top level speakers, super-affiliates with proven earning power, the premier online merchants and retailers, affiliate networks, and hundreds of affiliates eager to network and grow their business (and their earning potential).

What makes this event stand out from all the rest? It will include facilitated business networking and quality content brought to life by the best storytellers, representing merchants, affiliates and networks.

TOP SUPER AFFILIATES JUST CONFIRMED AT The Performance Marketing Expo
Stephanie Nelson, Coupon Mom
Todd Martini, Alex’s Coupons
eCoupons * MarketAmerica * TrialPay * Parent Media
The program is currently being finalized. For More Information about getting involved, please email kpotanka@iirusa.com or visit our contact page if you have specific questions.

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U.S. military OKs use of online social media

CNN.com reports The United States military has approved the use of social media by its troops. Until now, the military’s various branches and departments had differing policies regarding social media use. The Marine Corps, for instance, prohibited use of social media sites from its computers in 2007, according to the Pentagon.

The new policy allows commanders to temporarily restrict online access to maintain operations security or to address bandwidth constraints.

What do you think? Should social media be open to soldiers?

U.S. military OKs use of online social media

Complimentary Webinar – Profiting from Feedback: Achieving Real Business Results with Enterprise Feedback Management

Profiting from Feedback: Achieving Real Business Results with Enterprise Feedback Management

Time/Date: Thu, Mar 11, 2010 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Complimentary Webinar: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/916296592
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CareFusion increased its overall customer satisfaction by 26 percentage points after implementing an Enterprise Feedback Management solution. Attend this webcast to learn how they did it.

Many companies are struggling with how to capture feedback from their customers, partners, and employees ‘ and how to transform this feedback into real business results. Typical questions include:
‘ What are the critical steps in implementing a successful customer feedback program?
‘ How do I prevent the feedback from just ending up in a report with no business impact?
‘ How is enterprise feedback management affecting the bottom line?

CareFusion, formerly part of Cardinal Health, has successfully implemented the MarketTools CustomerSat enterprise feedback management solution across its service organization, elevating customer satisfaction to more than 90%.

Join us for this one-hour webcast to learn:
‘ The 9 critical steps in designing Enterprise-Wide Feedback Systems, and the costly mistakes to avoid
‘ How CareFusion moved from ad-hoc surveys to a systematic feedback program that translates to better service at every customer touchpoint
‘ How CareFusion improved overall customer satisfaction by 26 percentage points
‘ And much more’.

Speakers
Justin Schuster, Vice President, EFM Solutions, MarketTools
Alan Kneale, Vice President, Technical Support Operations, CareFusion
Robert Freeden, Director, Product Support/Repair, CareFusion