The TAC first episode is on Google Video and able to be watched. Here is my take on it.
After the intros I think it was pretty cool that they decided to have the affiliate managers introduce themselves and what there company does and whats make them different. Many affiliates have been working with these companies for years and never put a face to a name.
All the major Affiliate companies sent representatives here. It was great to see:
Ryan and Erin From AzoogleAds
Nina from Copeac
Samantha from NeverBlueAds
Randal from Xy7
Charity from webjamads
Now as far as the episode goes I have to say It was a bit disappointing. The one thing I did not like about previous shows and also the biggest complaint I heard from critics before the show started was that nobody was going to show exactly how to make money or what tricks they were using.
I made sure the camera was ready every time and drew out on a whiteboard what we were doing and why we were doing it. I detailed every single step. Its exactly what we did to finish well and yet they only showed about 2 seconds where I talk about the Amazon Gift Certificates that we were going to give away.
The rest of the time they showed Tom playing the Nintendo Wii at my office which was like seriously 2 minutes.
So ya…. I kind of feel like I went out of my way to demonstrate a fool proof method to make money… which worked… and they never showed it. I vented my frustration to the shows producers about this and they said there was just so much footage they had to cut a lot to get the show at 30 minutes. maybe I am just selfish.
I just hope that they show more about what we are actually doing. I know for the other episodes I do the same detailed breakdown of exactly what we are doing to make money and I hope they show it cause I believe that is what people want to see from the show.
Or do they only want drama? I think the first episodes misses kind of both. I am looking for some big things out of the next eps.
Meanwhile you should check out john chows videos. They are pretty hilarious.