All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Affiliate Links’

Keep Looks To Scoop Up Affiliate Link-Using Pinterest Users

As reported last week, Pinterest has put a stop to affiliate links on the service. This has understandably upset some bloggers who have been making money through such links. The company sent an email around to those using affiliate links, saying they would start automatically removing affiliate links, redirects, and trackers on Pins. “We’ve been automatically removing most of these …

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Pinterest Kills Affiliate Links, Upsets Users

Pinterest is killing affiliate links on its service, keeping existing pins in tact, but stripping the tracking from the URLs. Naturally, this is not sitting well with people getting income from them. As reported earlier by VentureBeat, affected Pinterest users have been getting an email from the company, which warns that it will automatically remove affiliate links, redirects, and trackers, …

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Bezos’ Washington Post Puts Amazon Affiliate Links In Articles

Over the weekend, some observers noticed that the Washington Post, which was purchased by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos last year, was featuring Amazon “Buy it Now” buttons/affiliate links in certain articles. Paul Carr at PandoDaily points to an article called “What Divisive ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ cover says about books and readers.” The article is about the cover art …

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Google Launches Links API For Affiliate Network

Google announced the beta launch of a new Links API for the Google Affiliate Network today. “Since we launched our first set of API’s, we’ve consistently heard from publishers that they want an automated, flexible way to access and serve affiliate ads to scale their marketing efforts, create more unique advertising experiences, and better monetize their websites,” Google said on …

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Here’s What Google Had To Say About Affiliate Links At Google I/O

There weren’t a lot of SEO-related sessions at Google I/O, but affiliate programs often come up in the SEO equation, and Google did happen to have a session about automating the use of affiliate links to monetize your web site. The session looks at the who (sites with promotional content), the why (control, flexibility, and conversion), and the how (leveraging …

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Here’s What Google’s Matt Cutts Says About Affiliate Links And Nofollow

Google’s Matt Cutts participated in a keynote discussion at SMX Advanced earlier this month. Among various other topics, Cutts talked briefly about affiliate links with moderator Danny Sullivan. SMX just uploaded the relevant clip of the discussion to its YouTube channel today, and to reiterate the point Cutts made, fellow Googler John Mueller posted the video to Google+: John Mueller …

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