Affiliate Bites: E-Commerce Giants Split Over Tax Idea, Verizon Presents “Android For Girls”, + More

» A new approach to internet sales tax as e-commerce giants split. [AuctionBytes] » How web analytics and ad analytics differ–but what makes both essential! [Adotas] » AdAge’s “Women to Watch” series yielded a number of great lessons for any entrepreneur or would-be entrepreneur. [AdAge] » Verizon is planning to… Read more“Affiliate Bites: E-Commerce Giants Split Over Tax Idea, Verizon Presents “Android For Girls”, + More”

Affiliate Lunch: #NoAdTax Solution, Don’t Buy Facebook Fans, + More

» A federal solution is sought for the Affiliate Nexus Tax–and Amazon backs it. [Performance Marketing Association] » While “real name” policies on social platforms like Google+ and Facebook might be great for individuals who need the recognition to get work, many argue, it’s an abuse of power. [Danah Boyd]… Read more“Affiliate Lunch: #NoAdTax Solution, Don’t Buy Facebook Fans, + More”

AM Affiliate: Online Video Ads to Protect Privacy, Bus Stops Offer USB Charges, + More

» Online video ads will now come with a special privacy icon intended to reassure users that their data is not being mined. [AdAge] » NOT JUST AN ANAGRAM! The way we live now: With bus stops offering USB-powered hook-ups for commuters looking to grab a quick iPod or iPhone… Read more“AM Affiliate: Online Video Ads to Protect Privacy, Bus Stops Offer USB Charges, + More”

AM Affiliate: No More Auto-Approvals for Affiliates, Hackers May Get 3+ Years in Jail, + More

» Vinny O’Hare predicts that by the end of 2011, the number of programs that auto-approve affiliates to run them will skew less than 10. [Vinny O’Hare] » Starbucks is the most popular brand on the web, apparently! [MediaPost] » An example of how savvy mobile marketing helped a coffeeshop… Read more“AM Affiliate: No More Auto-Approvals for Affiliates, Hackers May Get 3+ Years in Jail, + More”