| 7:17 pm on Feb 15, 2007 (gmt 0)|
If you've been banned from Google and can't get back in, then why does it matter if Yahoo is better than Google or not? Your question should be "Is Yahoo better than $0 income?" Although I've never used Yahoo, my guess is "yes."
| 7:37 am on Feb 16, 2007 (gmt 0)|
The only answer for your question is: Try it!
Anyway, there are a lot of programs out there to earn money: affiliates, cpm, cpc, ...
Many of them are specifically for US traffic, so if your traffic is from US (or even Canada or UK) you have lots of options.
I repeat the same: try them.
| 8:05 am on Feb 16, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Heard conflicting reports, I do not think they let you place ads on multiple sites, each site has to be approved, plus no forgien sites.
Is it open for registration?
| 1:14 pm on Feb 16, 2007 (gmt 0)|
You can do multiple sites, each site doesn't have to be prior approved (at least none of mine did) and the majority of your traffic is supposed to be from the United States. It's in beta, so you can fill out an application, but will have to wait to be contacted until they decide to allow some more beta publishers or until it goes public.
| 4:47 am on Feb 23, 2007 (gmt 0)|
I have a website providing info for personal development. So my content is universal since my content is applicable to everyone (even US visitors).
Problem is, when I apply to Yahoo, they reject me based on "we are not accepting non-US applicants" or something like that. *I can't remember the exact wording though*
Yahoo doesn't even care about what content is on my website. They only care about my nationality. To me, they are no better than racists.
| 3:31 pm on Feb 23, 2007 (gmt 0)|
oh come on powerup. They're not racists, just haven't worked out the legality of doing business in your nation.
It would be different if you were paid in US dollars and followed US law. Perhaps Yahoo realizes its money is in the nations it is accepting new partners in.
pulling the racist card, shame on you.
| 4:36 am on Feb 24, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Byron, I didn't say they are racists. i said they are in the same league. If u want a term, i'd call them "nationality bias".
If they reject me on the grounds that my site doesn't have content suitable for US users, I'll accept that. But if they reject me because I'm not one of the US citizen, that's just sux. Isn't there a law in the US that says bias is a crime?
I know when interviewers cannot be bias towards an applicant's sex, religion etc. How about nationality? Does it also include nationality?
| 1:54 am on Feb 25, 2007 (gmt 0)|
They never disallow people to join because they aren't US citizens. They disallow people because they don't have a Social Security Number (SSN) or United States Business ID.
If you want to be part of YPN that badly, contact the IRS and get a Business ID or Social Security Number.
It has nothing to do with nationality.
| 1:42 am on Mar 4, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Hi Garry, I enquired Yahoo about putting up their ads on a website with content suitable for the global audience. Here's the reply "Unfortunately, at this time, the beta version of Yahoo! Publisher Network is only available for traffic within the United States." Get it? Only within the US.
Also, I apologise for not picking the right words or terms to use when saying Yahoo is bias towards nationality. What I actually wanted to say is that Yahoo only opens its registration to people who are staying inside US. That's because it requires the Social ID or Tax ID, and I think it is almost impossible to acquire either one of those without actually being inside US.
| 3:25 am on Mar 4, 2007 (gmt 0)|
I think you're missing the point. Forget about Social Security and Taxpayer ID numbers--and about "racism" or "national bias," for that matter.
Yahoo wants publishers who deliver U.S. traffic because, at this point, it simply doesn't have the infrastucture to serve advertisers and to geotarget audiences outside the United States.