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Apple Ends Affiliate Payouts 1 October, 2018 for iOS, Mac Apps In-App

     
10:52 am on Aug 3, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Apple is ending part of its affiliate program on October 1, 2018.

On Wednesday, Apple quietly announced in its newsletter that it will no longer pay out a percentage of the price of an app to affiliates who direct users to the App Store. “Starting on October 1st, 2018, commissions for iOS and Mac apps and in-app content will be removed from the program,” the notice reads.


Apple Ends Affiliate Payouts 1 October, 2018 for iOS, Mac Apps In-App Content [gizmodo.com]
Affiliate links will still pay out for music, movies, books, and TV content from Apple, but no one should build a business around it.
11:28 am on Aug 4, 2018 (gmt 0)

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but no one should build a business around it.

Seems that no one should build a business based on ad revenues anymore.
3:01 am on Aug 6, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I am as guilty as anyone here. I 've structured income and site layouts around affiliates many times.

Each time they end services, I've had to redo everything... a real PITA.