A HodgePodge of Online Marketing Happenings

Just in case you missed anything going on this week, I’ve gathered a few items to help get you back in the loop.

ShareASale earlier this week released a modified policy regarding the allowance of toolbars and other extensions of the browser such as FireFox extensions, etc, within its network. SAS CEO Brian Littleton encourages affiliates to join the discussion and review the policy.

ABestWeb.com is excepting nominations in a variety of categories for its “Best of” awards. Voting ends on March 2, so cast your vote now for best service to industry, best affiliate manager, best network, best tool, and many other categories.

LinkShare released a new deep link bookmarklet for its UK Network that enables publishers to easily create LinkShare links to any page on an advertiser site, without needing to log in to the interface.

Earlier this week, online marketer Scott Jangro raised some interesting points about putting affiliate links on Twitter. Check out the lively discussion.

Four leading marketing and advertising industry associations stated their continuing commitment to work together to develop a cross sector set of privacy principles for online behavioral advertising in order to respond to the challenge issued recently by the Federal Trade Commission for comprehensive industry self regulation. The cross-industry group represents the first time the entire marketing and media industry has come together to develop a cohesive and far-reaching self-regulatory effort for interactive advertising.