Posts by Angel Djambazov

About Angel Djambazov

Born in Bulgaria, Angel Djambazov has spent his professional career in the fields of journalism and online marketing. In his journalistic career he worked as an editor on several newspapers and was the founding Editor-in-Chief of Wyoming Homes and Living Magazine. Later his career path led to online marketing where while working at OnlineShoes he earned the Affiliate Manager of the Year (2006) award at the Affiliate Summit, and In-house Manager of the Year (2006) award by ABestWeb.

For four years Angel served as OPM for Jones Soda for which he won his second Affiliate Manger of the Year (2009) award at Affiliate Summit.

Currently Angel serves as OPM for KEEN Footwear and MedicalRecords.com. His former clients include: Dell, Real Networks, Jones Soda, Intelius, Graphicly, Chrome Bags, Onlineshoes.com, Vitamin Angels, The Safecig, and Bag Borrow or Steal.

Angel is the Editor-in-Chief and Co-Publisher for ReveNews.com and ReveNews.org.

Angel lives north of Seattle, spending his free time reading up on obscure scientific references made by his wife MGX, while keeping up with a horde of cats and a library of books. You can find Angel on Twitter @djambazov.

Here We Go: Carol Roth’s Equation Helps Calculate Your Business Trajectory

If I had to pick a motto for entrepreneurs it would be Han Solo’s quip, “Never quote me the odds.” Entrepreneurs by nature tend to ignore data that doesn’t fit into their vision. If they didn’t the odds of their success would seem daunting, And while it is true that a brash, cocksure attitude can get you far, it can’t be the only thing sustaining your business. Reality always encroaches. When it does, you’d better hope you’ve plotted your course through that asteroid field well.

Watch Out Danica Patrick! Network Solutions has Hottie Cloris Leachman and Her “Sisters”

For several years GoDaddy has scored hits with it’s “see more” videos offering to show glimpses of spokes model Danica Patrick and other models in “hotter” situations than television allows. Although the videos were questionable in taste, they were a hit and increased sales mostly due to efforts of GoDaddy’s affiliates. The fact that the […]

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ShoeMoney Gives Up the Goods on Link Control

Let’s say there are 600 affiliate networks. Now let’s say half of them have the same Netflix offer, but ALL of them say they have the best payout with the best conversion. As an affiliate, you really don’t know who to believe, and you spend a lot of time figuring out what the best offer really is. We set out to create a product that eliminates the guesswork of being an affiliate, that ensures you’re getting the highest payout from affiliate networks that you work with.

2011 Affiliate Industry Preview Series: Interview with Amy Ely of buy.at

As part of the ReveNews 2011 Affiliate Industry Preview Series, I interviewed industry leaders to get a sense of their plans and goals for 2011. Today’s interview is with Amy Ely, Marketing Manager, buy.at US. How do you feel about the health of the Affiliate Industry overall? Overall, the affiliate industry is in a strong […]

2011 Affiliate Industry Preview Series: Interview with Dan Greene of Google Affiliate Network

GAN has support across products and teams at Google and we’re actively looking for greater integration points both with our advertising and publisher platforms. In 2010 we made significant progress in socializing the opportunity the Affiliate Industry represents across the most senior levels of the Google sales organization. In 2011, we want to leverage that mind-share and excitement to grow the channel.

2011 Affiliate Industry Preview Series: Interview with Yaz Iida of LinkShare

I can tell you that Rakuten is very optimistic about the market opportunity in China. Thousands of advertisers are participating and Chinese consumers are benefiting by having a trusted place to shop online. Rakuten is poised to capitalize on global trends in e-commerce, which will open up opportunities for advertisers and publishers in the LinkShare Network. It’s something that really makes LinkShare unique from other performance marketing networks.

2011 Affiliate Industry Preview Series: Interview with Kerri Pollard of Commission Junction

The strength of affiliate marketing is the ability to adapt & evolve to the consumer and their ever-changing, online shopping behavior. Publishers have demonstrated this ability for the past 12 years and I have no doubt that they will continue to do so for many more.

2011 Affiliate Industry Preview Series: Interview with Brian Littleton of ShareASale

I’m so proud of our group who’ve grown this company to where it is today, and we can still say that we’ve done it all 100% our way. It might not be important to a lot of folks out there, but I have some pretty specific criteria with regards to what I want this company to represent. I couldn’t be happier with how things have turned out over the past 10+ years.

Announcing the 2011 Affiliate Industry Preview Series

The beginning of a new year always signals an opportunity to create new growth and positive change. With the economy signaling a recovery and the increasing expansion of the digital world offline, 2011 holds a lot of promise. In preparation for the premier affiliate industry event, Affiliate Summit West, I sat down with industry leaders […]

6 Events that Shifted the Online Marketing Landscape in 2010

The marketing industry was rocked in 2010 by an influx of significant events that changed the way we do business. The following list is my picks for the 6 Events that Shifted the Online Marketing Landscape in 2010. 1) Net Neutrality and the FCC’s rulings Net Neutrality isn’t sexy enough to stay in the foreground […]