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1: new post   Amazon Cancels All Affiliate Accounts in Minnesota
Amazon is cancelling all affiliate accounts in Minnesota because of a new Minnesota tax law passed in this year.
June 19, 2013
2: new post   Affiliates: Exploring Poor Sales, and What Do Do About It
Web publishers share their personal experiences of not being paid their fair share of affiliate commissions.
Jan 9, 2013
3: new post   Amazon Invites California Affiliates to Return
Only Californian Associates whose accounts were closed by Amazon as a result of the now-repealed earlier law (AB X28 1) are eligible to re-enroll.
Oct 5, 2011
4: new post   Amazon Shuts Down Associates Affiliate Program In California Over New Tax Law
Beginning Friday, a new state law will require large out of state retailers to collect sales taxes on purchases that their California customers make on the Internet, a prospect eased only slightly by a 1 percentage-point drop in the tax that also takes effect at the same time.[br][br]Getting the taxes, which consumers typically don't pay to the state if online merchants don't charge them, is "a common-sense idea," said Gov. Jerry Brown, who signed the legislation into law Wednesday.[br][br]But those taxes may come with a price. Amazon and online retailer Overstock.com Inc. told thousands of California Internet marketing affiliates that they will stop paying commissions for referrals of so-called click-through customers.
June 30, 2011
5: new post   Amazon Shuts Down Associates Affiliate Program In Connecticut
Similar to a move made in Illinois a few months ago, Amazon has shut down its Associates program in Connecticut after the state imposed a sales tax measure that would tax any purchases made online starting July 1
June 10, 2011
6: new post   Publisher IDG Launching Private Ad Exchange
IDG, publisher of technology titles such as Computerworld, Macworld and PCWorld, has formed its own private advertising exchange consisting of 450 tech-focused websites into which a select group of advertisers will be able to buy advertising.[br][br]The private exchange, called TechMediaExchange.com, will launch in February and represent 90 million unique viewers and a billion impressions.[br][br]"We don't want just anybody to be a part of this," said Peter Longo, CEO of IDG's Networks division.
Jan 13, 2011
7: new post   Amazon Warns All Illinois Associates of Possible Termination
[i]We regret to inform you that the Illinois state legislature has passed an unconstitutional tax collection scheme that, if signed by Governor Quinn, would leave Amazon.com little choice but to end its relationships with Illinois-based Associates. You are receiving this email because our records indicate that you are a resident of Illinois. If our records are incorrect, you can manage the details of your Associates account here. [br][br] Please note that this not an immediate termination notice and you are still a valued participant in the Amazon Associates Program. But if the governor signs this bill, we will need to terminate the participation of all Illinois residents in the Associates Program. After that point, we will no longer pay any advertising fees for sales referred to amazon.com, endless.com and smallparts.com nor will we accept new applications for the Associates Program from Illinois residents.[/i]
Jan 7, 2011
8: new post   Question of Day: What is the Best Way to Recruit Affiliates?
"How do I get potential affiliates to even look at my product?"
Dec 26, 2010
9: new post   Report: Apple Taking Mobile Ad Share From Google and Microsoft
"Apple may be gaining share in the U.S. mobile advertising market this year at the expense of Google and Microsoft."
Sept 27, 2010
10: new post   comScore: Facebook Display Ads Up Significantly Q1 2010
"Facebook's total U.S. display ad count for the first quarter of this year was 176.3 billion..."
May 12, 2010
11: new post   Orange Teams Up With OpenX To Launch Orange Ad Market In Europe
"Orange, the key brand from Europe's third-largest telecom, and OpenX, an open-source ad server, are teaming up to challenge Google's DoubleClick in the European ad exchange market."
Mar 31, 2010
12: new post   The Great Ad Blocking Debate: The Impact Ad Blocking Has On A Site
"It can result in people losing their jobs, it can result in less content on any given site, and it definitely can affect the quality of content."
Mar 13, 2010
13: new post   Amazon Ends Colorado Affiliates Deal Over Internet Tax Plan
"Amazon did state they would reinstate Colorado-based Associates if the state of Colorado brought the law into compliance with what the US Supreme Court said was constitutional."
Mar 9, 2010
14: new post   Improving Conversions When Site Content Quality Is Very Informative
"The content is extremely well written, very unique, and gives a very honest perspective on the topic. The problem is monetizing it."
Nov 16, 2009
15: new post   Death of the Ad Click: Only 16% of the Web Is Clicking Display Ads
"The number of people online who click display ads has dropped 50% in less than two years, and only 8% of internet users account for 85% of all clicks."
Oct 1, 2009
16: new post   amazon.co.uk and amazon.fr Changing Terms and Conditions
June 24, 2009
17: new post   Amazon to End Affiliate Program in NC if Web Tax Law Passes
June 18, 2009
18: new post   Amazon Associates Web Services Renamed, New Terms, Authentication
"If you didn't program your affiliate stuff yourself, odds are you need to seek out who did and get an update from them to add in authentication or see your application break in August."
May 8, 2009
19: new post   Amazon Terminates "paid search traffic" Referral Fees
"As of May 1, 2009, these paid search Associates will not be paid referral fees."
Apr 6, 2009
20: new post   California Out of State Sales Tax Legislation
"Legislation will require out-of-state companies doing business in California to collect sales and use taxes required by law."
Mar 20, 2009
21: new post   Web Ad Broker Networks Under Pressure
"But as the climate has soured, network executives say many ad deals in the pipeline have been reduced or pulled. Tight wallets have forced ad agencies to get tough, even canceling ad deals to get a better rate."
Oct 29, 2008
22: new post   Internet Advertising: First Half of 2008 Up 15.2% from Same Period 2007
"Internet advertising revenues (U.S.) for the first six months of 2008 were $11.5 billion, setting yet another new half-year record that represents a 15.2 percent increase over the first half of 2007. The second quarter of '08 was up 12.8% over the same period of 2007 and showed a slight decline of 0.3% from the first quarter."
Oct 7, 2008
23: new post   AOL To Launch BidPlace Ad Exchange
"In an ad exchange, advertisers place bids on pieces of inventory, and the highest bidder wins."
Sept 23, 2008
24: new post   Why Affiliates Refuse to Make Any Money
"Obviously there is no shortage of advice on the web about how to successfully make money as an affiliate. Some of it is very good, some not so good. Here is one man's opinion on why so many people fail to make decent money with affiliate programs."
Sept 17, 2008
25: new post   Amazon Down!
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June 6, 2008
26: new post   Publishers Debate Automated Ad Networks
"Top Web publishers are planning a revolt. Even as more prominent sites experiment with selling remnant inventory through online ad networks, and in some cases ad exchanges, ESPN.com is saying thanks, but no thanks."
Mar 25, 2008
27: new post   Ebay Forms Affiliate Network: eBay Partner Network
"The new platform will go live on April 1st, 2008 PST, at which point eBay will no longer be running its affiliate program through Commission Junction."
Mar 17, 2008
28: new post   Affiliate Links For Top Dollar - Are We Blinded By $$$
"WebmasterWorld members discuss earning tens of thousands of Dollars for affiliate links, and evaluate the negative impact of such a deal."
Mar 12, 2008
29: new post   $100 Dollars a Day or It is All Over Dude
"I will be forced to make one of two decisions... 1. Move back in with parents 2. Get a job at burger king"
Mar 6, 2008
30: new post   AdSense Decreases Does Not Mean I Should Settle For Less
"WebmasterWorld members look at the alternatives to AdSense, and how to get the money rolling in."
Feb 21, 2008
31: new post   AOL Buys Affiliate Firm Buy.at
"Time Warner Inc's AOL said on Tuesday it has purchased buy.at, an online affiliate marketing network, as part of a strategy to bolster its Internet advertising operations."
Feb 5, 2008
32: new post   Online Advertising Spend: Predictions
"Next year online ad spending will increase by 29 percent, it predicts. By 2011, the company predicts, $42 billion will be spent in advertising online. That will only be a 12 percent increase from 2010."
Dec 13, 2007
33: new post   Economic Downturn Will Not Hit Online Ad Spending
"A new report from Sanford C. Bernstein Research claims to provide more evidence of online advertising's resilience in the face of an economic downturn, which the investment bank considers increasingly likely."
Nov 15, 2007
34: new post   AOL to Buy Advertising Firm Quigo for $300 Million
"It was just a few months ago that Quigo signed a major advertising deal with Time/AOL."
Nov 4, 2007
35: new post   Online Ad Sales Nearly $10 Billion, Up 27%
"The top 50 sites accounted for more than 90% of the revenue from online advertising spending in the first half of the year, and the top 10 sites accounted for 70%, according to the study."
Oct 5, 2007
36: new post   Litigation Possible for Web Ad Blocking Add-Ons
"If ad-blockers become so common that they slice away at publishers' revenues, "I absolutely would expect to see litigation in this area," said John Palfrey, executive director of Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society."
Sept 14, 2007
37: new post   Quigo Announces Major Advertising Deal with Time Inc.
WebmasterWorld Exclusive: Story and interview with Quigo CEO Michael Yavonditte on Quigo's landing of a deal estimated at worth $100 million. One of the largest independent (non search) advertising deals in recent history.
June 25, 2007
38: new post   Disappointed With Affiliate Marketing? Top Tips To Turn It Around
"WebmasterWorld members discuss affiliate marketing, and try to help members hone their skills with ideas and motivation."
Apr 26, 2007
39: new post   The Invisibility of the 1% of Successful Affiliate Programs
"The most popular forum question that doesn't get answered is "What are the best affiliate programs for quickly and easily making money?""
Apr 24, 2007
40: new post   Can You Really Make a Living at Affiliate Marketing?
Apr 1, 2007
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