If you are earning from Amazon in another country (e.g. you are promoting amazon.com USA but live in the UK, like me) then here is some good news from Amazon.
They will now pay you direct into your local bank account. Here is the email in full:
International Earnings for Amazon Associates – Good News!
Here are the changes announced on 8th October 2015:
- A new Product Category has been added to the program; Handmade Products will earn a 4.00% fixed advertising fee rate.
- The bounty for the Kindle Reader App has been increased to $ 3.
- Associates will now earn the same advertising fee rates for all Qualifying Purchases. Qualifying Purchases made through Special Links in an Approved Mobile Application will no longer be subject to special advertising fee rates.
Updates to the Associates Program Operating Agreement Effective October 8, 2015
The domain i registered for my first store is www.legossite.com this has been turned down by Amazon Associates as they say they do not allow brand names this was their email
Thanks for your application to the Amazon Associates Program.
When you filled out our online application form, you listed the URL for your web site as: http://www.legossite.com.
We do not allow the use of URLs that include…
Amazon Associates Refused My Website (domain)
Amazon have announced changes which can be read here:
My summary of the changes:
- Changes related totargetting children under 13 (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act)
- Added Missouri to the excluded states
- Added $ 200 maximum commission for "Fine Art" products
Please make sure you read and fully understand the Amazon Associates Agreement
Here are Amazons changes for…
Amazon Associates Usa – Agreement Change (28th August 2013)
I've just logged into my Amazon Associates Account, which I haven't done for a while, and there's a big banner saying
Alert Account Closed
This account is closed and will not generate referrals. Access to this site is for historical purposes only.
Has anyone had any experience with this. Can I get it reopened or shall I just create another account?
Amazon.com have made some changes to the program operating agreement All changes are effective on April 1, 2016.
Mobile Update: Mobile Applications will be eligible to enroll into the Program, subject to the Mobile Application…
Amazon.com Associates Update (1st April 2016)
I have a portfolio of domains, and need to build websites on them to monetize. I will provide the list of domain names and we will build one site at a time. I will send over Cpanel info and domain name, and you build the site, write the content and set up to monetize by either Amazon Associates or CJ.
Currently we hired 3 developers from this site, but we are looking to both developer at a faster rate and also monetize through AM (affiliate marketing); no monetization via Google Adsense for…
Need Sites Made to Earn from AM (Amazon Associates or CJ)
There are two changes made to the Amazon Associates Agreement for UK and EU affiliates.
The first is a change to how they can close your account if there is no activity after 3 years. This is a slight change to the existing policy.
The second is a revised commission rate table for all locales. This means the commission rate might be increasing or decreasing for your niche.
There are a lot of commission rate changes so please check out the link below for the full details that apply to you:…
Amazon.co.uk and EU Associates Update (1st May 2016)
I found this interesting and wanted to share with you guys….
You'll be able to promote MyHabit by:
1). MYHABIT Homepage
2). Women Clothing
3). Men Clothing
4). Children Clothing
5). Home tab
7). iPhone app page
8). Event Page
9). Individual product
Hope this helps on increasing your commissions!!!
This update applies to Amazon.com affiliates and includes:
- MyHabit (a separate fashion website owned by Amazon) is closing and affiliate commissions will no longer be paid. Fashion items on Amazon.com are not affected
- Consent update. Your website and use of the Amazon Associates program may be shown as an example to others
- Amazon third party videos – you can now get $ 3 for every subscription to a third-party network.
- Disclosure update – See section 10 on the associates…
Amazon.com Associates Update (15th May 2016)