Category Archives: Affiliate Marketing

Amazon, CA Legislature Reach Deal, Put 25,000 CA Affiliates in Limbo

There was a flurry of monumental legislative action on the last scheduled day of California’s Legislative session, including the passage of a newly amended AB155, drastically changing the Affiliate-Nexus Tax Bill originally passed and signed into law at the end … Continue reading

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Politicians and News Media Propagate Lies Regarding Internet Tax

Now that the Affiliate-Nexus tax is law in California, politicians and the news media continue to propagate the lie that the law will produce hundreds of millions of dollars for California’s coffers. Politicians and the media alike had been told … Continue reading

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It’s Up to Gov. Brown to Save Affiliate Maketing in California

25,000 small businesses in California stand to be wiped out in one fell swoop if Gov Brown signs the Affiliate-Nexus Tax Bill just passed by the legislature. As I have written previously (Tax Revolution in the States and the Death … Continue reading

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Our Meeting with Congresswoman Judy Chu

Yesterday, fellow members of the San Gabriel Valley Progressives and I met with Rep. Judy Chu, at her El Monte, CA office. A member of the House Progressive Caucus, Rep. Chu is among the shinning progressive lights in Congress, and … Continue reading

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Follow-Up to the States’ Efforts to Destroy the American Industry of Affiliate Marketing

Several events since my April 2, 2011 post “Tax Revolution in the States and the Death of Affiliate Marketing” have further demonstrated the total lack of understanding of the concept of Affiliate Marketing, of the effect of such imprudent legislation … Continue reading

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Tax Revolution in the States and the Death of Affiliate Marketing

The business model generally known as Affiliate Marketing, but more correctly described as Performance Marketing, is an industry that has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade, and is now the focus of state governments across the county, … Continue reading

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Bloggers, Merchants, Affiliate Marketers, Webmasters: GoDaddy Founder/CEO Shoots Elephants – Time to Change Domain Registers and Hosts

If you own and/or operate websites and use GoDaddy for domain registration or for hosting, it is time to find a new provider. Now! Even if you really do like their commercials. GoDaddy founder and CEO Bob Parsons is bragging … Continue reading

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