Posts by ReveNews Staff

News Brief: Take the 2012 AffStat Affiliate Marketing Survey

It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years, but 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of the AffStat Affiliate Marketing Survey. Overseen by the fine folks at Affiliate Summit, the AffStat survey offers relevant and valuable insights into the affiliate industry. You can view last year’s results. Data from the 2012 AffStat survey will be […]

News Brief: LinkShare Beats the Industry and Rakuten Joins the Logo

February has been a busy month for LinkShare. Most recently LinkShare announced the results of its fourth quarter in 2011. The numbers seem to indicate that LinkShare has followed through on its strategy to deliver a broad range of search engine marketing successfully.

News Brief: New Jersey Latest Star in Affiliate Tax Showdown

Things just got a little tougher for affiliates in the Garden State. State Senators Paul A. Sarlo (D, Bergen and Passaic) and Raymond J. Lesniak (D, Union) have introduced nexus legislation that will impact affiliate marketers living in New Jersey. Again, the primary argument being made is one of fairness for brick-and-mortar retailers. The bill […]

News Brief: Pennsylvania Delays Online Tax Compliance Until September

Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Revenue Dan Meuser issued an extension today for online businesses with a physical presence in the state to become compliant with licensing and sales tax collection. As we reported in December, the state originally requested compliance by February 1, 2012, but Meuser’s announcement indicated that businesses will now have until September 1, 2012.

News Brief: LinkShare Claims BLUE BOOK Top Spot for Performance Marketing

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After analyzing over 100,000 responses and considering 500 networks, the mThink BLUE BOOK granted the top spot in its affiliate network category to industry-leader LinkShare. This year, mThink did things a little differently to improve the quality of the results. mThink CEO, Chris Trayhorn broke down the new approach: For the first time we split […]

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News Brief: The Daily Meal Adds E-Commerce to the Menu with Cooking.com

Computers in the kitchen aren’t a new idea, and now digital cooks have a new resource to turn to. The Daily Meal, a “mega food site,” recently announced that it’s joined forces with Cooking.com to create a retail partnership. The goal is to build and operate “an online cookware store for the food news, lifestyle […]

Pennsylvania Clarity Adds Wrinkle to Online Sales Tax

Unlike other states that passed big, contentious sales tax bills targeting online retailers, Pennsylvania took a more subtle but no-less misguided route. On Thursday, Secretary of Revenue Dan Meuser announced that certain online retailers will have until February 1, 2012, to become licensed to collect sales tax. The clarification is targeted at online retailers who […]

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Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Congratulations to Gary and Jensue! They are the winners of our book giveaway of Brian Solis’s The End of Business As Usual. We’ll contact the winners to get your shipping information. Thanks to everyone for participating and we’ll do another giveaway soon.

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News Brief – Skimlinks Secures $4.5 Million in Funding

Skimlinks continues rolling along with its announcement that they’ve secured $4.5 million in Series B funding. Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) led the round. In addition, new investors Venrex Investment Management and 500startups joined existing investors, Sussex Place Ventures, The Accelerator Group, and NESTA to fund the round. This additional funding raises the total investment […]

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News Brief: GoldenCAN & buy.at Data Integration Creates Opportunities for Affiliates

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Less can be more, and marketers are always looking for ways to simplify their business processes. The November 8 announcement of a new GoldenCAN data feed integration for buy.at, the largest affiliate marketing network in the UK, promises just that for members of buy.at’s affiliate network. With new access to the data feed solution provider’s […]