GPWA Times Magazine Issue 30 at a Glance

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. »
APCW Wall of Shame
A biased Newsweek cover story blasting the online gambling industry is taken to task on the Wall of Shame.»
Webmaster News
888 CEO to step down next year
Brian Mattingly will become the company's new executive chairman in 2015. »