Google Kills Affiliate Network

Google announced that it is shutting down the Google Affiliate Network. The news came in an email to users, as well as in a post on the Affiliate Network blog. “Our goal with Google Affiliate Network has been to help…

Google Adds Trusted Store Badges To Affiliate Network

Google announced today that it will start displaying Google Trusted Store badges next to merchants in the Google Affiliate Network in the U.S., so publishers can easily identify merchants that have the badge, and are part of the network. “The…

Google Launches Dynamic Links For Affiliate Network

Google announced the launch of Dynamic Links for the Affiliate Network, which it says will help publishers serve more relevant affiliate ads to users. Features include inventory selection, ad trafficking and reporting. “Dynamic links enable new ways to create and…

Google Affiliate Network Gets Structured Promo Data

Google announced the launch of structured promotional data for links in the Google Affiliate Network. Publishers can get links with offers, promotional codes and discounts to automate and display the latest promos. Publishers can also now search and filter by…

Google Launches Link Building Tool For Affiliate Network Publishers

Google announced a new link building tool for Affiliate Network publishers by way of Chrome extension. It’s called, simply, the Google Affiliate Network Link Building. “Publishers have long been able to create links by signing into Google Affiliate Network and…

Google Affiliate Ads For Blogger Launches In UK

Google announced today that it has launched the Google Affiliate Ads For Blogger gadget in the UK. The offering was launched in the US earlier this year. “When people share words, thoughts and photos on their blogs, they’re sharing their…

Google Affiliate Network Aims To Make It Easier To Get Links

Google has launched some new features for the Google Affiliate Network, which it says will simplify the process of creating relationships and getting links. For publishers, the “Recommended” sub-tab is now the default view for the Advertisers tab, and features…

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…

Google Affiliate Network Gets New Recommendation Engine

Google announced that it has released a new recommendation engine for the Google Affiliate Network. Publishers can go to the Advertisers > Recommended advertisers sub-tab to find a list of available programs ranked based on relevancy and predicted performance. Recommendations…

Google Expands: More Advertisers and Agencies in UK

After some extensive testing in the UK market, Google has announced plans to