Performance marketing network LinkShare announced a new feature to their affiliate product line dubbed #tweetshop which enables publishers/affiliates to find products to recommend from their advertisers and send them to their Twitter followers from a single interface.
In a perfect world a solution such as the #tweetshop tool would enable consumers to find the best deals on products and publishers from a trusted network. The reality is that thousands of affiliates repeatedly tweeting similar products and services could cause distaste among an affiliates Twitter followers not to mention the effect such saturation might have on an advertisers brand and bottom line.
Don’t let me dissuade you; this is an interesting way for affiliates to monetize their Twitter usage. But what say you? A good idea or a bad one?
Here’s a video demonstration of how #tweetshop works:
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