GPWA Times Magazine Issue 30 at a Glance

Articles
Leveraging social media to drive traffic
Sites like Facebook and Twitter can do wonders for an affiliate's traffic. »

How the West will be won: Developing a strategy for the new American frontier
Affiliates eager to promote regulated sites in the U.S. have several options to get started now. »

Use it or lose it: California's first real-money online poker room has arrived
Gaming attorney Martin Owens explains why the Santa Ysabel is within its legal rights to operate an online gambling site in California. »

Google is ready to E-A-T
Google's new Quality Rating Guidelines lay out a process for webmasters to follow in order to rank well in the search giant's algorithms. »

DFS is growing more quickly -- and online poker players love it
A wave of online poker players is taking the daily fantasy sports industry by storm, once again using an analytical approach to gain an edge. »
Other Interviews
Interview with 
,
,
InComm executives discuss the company's Vanilla Reload card, a prepaid card used to digitize cash at retailers worldwide. »
Interview with 
,
,
,
,
Executives from Skrill and Optimal Payments discuss the early stumbling blocks in payment processing and the learning curve in the regulated New Jersey online gambling market. »
Affiliate Interviews
Darren is full of memorable lines; he says the "waters of affiliate earnings are a choppy sea" and calls the GPWA "the U.N. of the gambling world," »

When he's not playing pickup hoops or online slots, Alex is focusing on creating the best user experience for his customers. »

Andy can't play online casino games because he lives in Thailand, but he has no problem running successful affiliate websites. »

Mike enjoys the challenge of link building, but sees social media as a bit of a quagmire for affiliates. »

Oren of Online Casino Reports explains why his site reacted to the passing of UIGEA in 2006 by launching 54 new, localized versions of the site. »

GPWA member scandinaviangaming has 200 sites to look after, but credits his "A team" with helping him keep everything up and running. »
Affiliate Manager Interviews

Slava has a background in affiliate management in the mobile device management industry, and she believes that most online gambling affiliates don't work hard enough to gain their share of mobile visitors. »


Faizel is a seasoned veteran in the affiliate industry. At Lotus Affiliates, he's able to blend old and new styles into an effective affiliate program. »
Webmaster News
888 CEO to step down next year
Brian Mattingly will become the company's new executive chairman in 2015. »
PHOTO GALLERY
APCW Wall of Shame
A biased Newsweek cover story blasting the online gambling industry is taken to task on the Wall of Shame.»