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: Change Is Coming To Payments For AdSense Publishers

In early May, Google announced its redesigned AdSense payment page. This included a redesigned payment summary and payment settings page, more flexibility with payment settings, and tweaks to navigation of the payments interface. Google says these things were only part…

Ask Looks To Spread Its Q&A To 30,000 Publishers With nRelate Acquisition

Ask.com has acquired content recommendation company nRelate for an undisclosed sum. nRelate is a service that serves up related article content on publishers’ pages in a box, similar to the one pictured. There is also an ad component, which enables…

Amazon: DoJ Deal With Publishers “Big Win” For Kindle Owners

Following the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to file a lawsuit against Apple and five other book publishers for their collusion to inflate e-book prices, one company sitting on the sidelines is looking forward to reaping the benefits: Amazon. The…

Justice Department Warns Apple And Publishers

Warnings have been given to Apple and five of the biggest United States publishers by the Justice Department. Lawsuits are pending for the alleged collusion of the companies named to raise the price of electronic books. The five publishers facing…

Google Affiliate Network Getting A List Of Improvements

Are you a member of the Google Affiliate Network? You may want to listen up then. Google announced on their Affiliate Network blog a host of changes coming to the service that should make everything faster and better organized for…

Yahoo Looks to Ease Video/Audio Embedding for Websites

Yahoo just announced the first beta version of its new Yahoo WebPlayer, an HTML/JavaScript video and audio player, which supports YouTube, Yahoo Video, MP3, and WMA formats. Publishers, bloggers and developers can add it to their site with a single…

Facebook Lets Site-Owners Target Content Based on Individual “Likes”

Did you know you can publish content directly to people that click the "like" button on any piece of content on your site?

A recent post on the Facebook Developer blog discusses just that. "As part of Operation Developer Love, we are are continuing to update our documentation," said Facebook’s Ankur Pansari. "Recently, I was talking with some developers in New York, and they were surprised to learn that they could publish updates to people who have liked their Open Graph Pages."

Thoughts on Apple Subscriptions and Google OnePass from President of the Online Publishers Association

Over the past week, Apple announced its subscriptions plan for the App Store, following the model of "The Daily". Under the plan, publishers set the price and length of the subscription, users choose the length of the subscription and are charged based on how long they subscribe. Apple keeps 30% of the revenue.

Google Launches Own Subscription Service

Google has introduced a new subscription service aimed at allowing publishers to offer their content to people on a wide range of devices.

The new service called Google One Pass allows publishers to control how and when they charge for content. Users who buy One Pass can access content on tablets, smartphones and websites using a single sign-in with an email and password.