Sports AffCast Episode 2: Scott Hazard on Amazon Tax – July Hot Markets for Sports Affiliates

by Wade_Tonkin on July 26, 2011

On the second episode of the Sports AffCast, Jon and Wade were joined by long time industry member Scott Hazard to discuss the PMA’s successful effort in Texas to hold off implementation of an Amazon/Affiliate Nexus Tax. We also discussed the “Hot Market” opportunities for sports marketers in the July/August time frame.

Highlights of the chat with Scott:

  • Get involved – this is your livelihood. embrace your opportunity to participate in the process.
  • Tell YOUR story
  • Take it easy on trying to wow legislators with stats.
  • Get to know your legislators locally and give them a good understanding of what you do and how an Affiliate Nexus Tax would affect you.

Highlights of the Hot Market discussion:

  • Hot sales on Derek Jeter 3000 Hits Club merchandise
  • NFL merchandise and memorabilia sales poised to explode with close of Lockout.
  • Excellent opportunities around Golf merchandise and memorabilia with British Open wrapping and PGA Championships coming in August.

We also discussed Affiliate Summit East 2011 and the potential for  a SportsAffcast Meet Up.

Wade Tonkin is the Affiliate Manager at Fanatics – Jon Nunez is the Co-founder of and manages affiliate programs at and

You can follow Wade Tonkin on Twitter at @affile8warrior and Jon Nunez at @jon_nunez


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