GPWA Times Magazine Issue 9 at a Glance

Knowledge is power...
An Income Access survey shows that strategic intelligence is key to developing effective marketing campaigns. »

Online Bingo
Even though online bingo continues to flourish outside the U.S., there are still several challenges for the industry that lie ahead. »

Gender marketing
There's still plenty of room to grow in the female gambling market, and marketing dollars should follow the path of least resistance. »

Cashing in on the WSOP
The lead-up to the annual World Series of Poker is a great chance for poker affiliates to cash in on converting new players looking for satellites. »

Minnesota orders block of online gambling sites
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Alocohol and Gaming Division says the Wire Act of 1961 gives the state the authority to make this request. »

Future of online gambling in Europe is vulnerable
The European Union is against online gambling, and that spells trouble for the future of the industry in Europe. »
Affiliate Interviews

GPWA member Daera advises affiliates that adding a forum component to their site takes a huge investment of time. »

BetPartners says the hardest part about moderating forums is all the spam. »

GPWA member casinoinfogr gives readers a few lessons on how to improve their photography skills. »

GPWA member pumacat predicts that one day, people will be able to order slot machines to their homes and make deposits with their credit cards. »

GPWA member jinnia says that if she could have one super power, it would be the power to heal. »
From the Forums
Tips for new affiliates
GPWA members chime in to give tips to newbies, especially on the site design front. »
Affiliate Manager Interviews

Renee says she builds trusts with affiliates by "telling it like it is" and not sugarcoating anything. »

When he's not working with affiliates, Paul says he spends most of his free time producing music. »
APCW Wall of Shame
Conroy is responsible for assembling a blacklist of sites to be blocked by Australian ISPs, while Kindt truly believes that gambling will destroy the world.»
Seal of Approval
GPWA seal awarded to 700th portal
The program's growth has been rapid as the affiliate industry focuses on ethical business practices. »
Webmaster News
PRWeb stops accepting online gambling clients
The press release distribution company had previously worked with UltimateBet, Paddy Power and Full Tilt. »
U.S. Representatives introduce online gambling legislation
The legislation would create a regulatory framework for legal online gambling in the U.S. »
Bodog regains control of
The settlement ends a long-running patent dispute bewteen 1st Technology and Bodog. »
Issue 9