Amazon Ends Illinois Affiliate Program

Here’s the letter that was sent to Illinois-based Amazon affiliates: “Hello, For well over a decade, the Amazon Associates Program has worked with thousands of Illinois residents. Unfortunately, a new state tax law signed by Governor Quinn compels us to terminate this program for Illinois-based participants. It specifically imposes the collection of taxes from consumers… Continue reading Amazon Ends Illinois Affiliate Program

LivingSocial Breaks Records with Amazon Gift Card Offer

Living Social broke the 1 million purchase mark today with a $10 gets you a $20 Amazon gift card deal. This deal was not an official Amazon sponsored deal. So, does that mean that Groupon still holds the record since their Gap deal WAS in partnership with Gap? Either way, it looks like Groupon and… Continue reading LivingSocial Breaks Records with Amazon Gift Card Offer

Amazon is not having a good day

“NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — E-commerce site Amazon went down this afternoon around 1:30 EDT and stayed down for at least an hour. Attempts to access Amazon.com were met with the following message: “Http/1.1 Service Unavailable.” It’s hard to know exactly how many dollars a minute Amazon loses in sales for every moment its site is… Continue reading Amazon is not having a good day