Affiliate Marketing Industry News Roundup 7-01-2020

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Affiliate Marketing News 7-1-20

The text that accompanies each article is a summary or a quote from the respective article. As always, if you have an affiliate marketing news story that you’d like us to share, there is a submission link at the bottom of this post. 


Affiliate Summit Euro Remote Wraps up Day Two of Three 


This fully free, fully remote, fully female online conference had keynote speakers Holly Tucker and Goldie Chan, with Amber Spears speaking on Thursday.



California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) is Here

We sure are glad FMTC doesn’t sell personal information! See also, the PMA counsel Gary Kibel’s firm’s briefing.

Source: AdExchanger

Source: Davis & Gilbert, LLP


HypeAuditor Tool Estimates 5.67b in YouTube Influencer and Affiliate Payments

Click through on the link and scroll down to see the table of their top 50 brands. It sounds like they scrape YouTube for this data. Affiliate merchants include brands like, nordvpn, Audible, and

Source: HypeAuditor via AMEinfo

Amazon Backed Off Commission Cuts for Big Publishers

This is from a few weeks ago, but it just cropped up and we haven’t others post on it. Apparently, major publishers like Wirecutter were spared Amazon’s significant cuts to commission rates back in April. As is common for Amazon, it’s not clear if this was in response to the outcry or not.

Source: Digiday

Geniuslink Introduces Product Search for Choice Pages


The Geniuslink Choice page, which allows an affiliate to show multiple merchants from which to buy a product, now allows you to search for merchants that sell the same product.

Source: Geniuslink

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