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Amazon Associates Account Closed... What Can I Do Now ?

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by K.H.R, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. K.H.R

    K.H.R Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hello BHW,

    After a log time I logged into my Account and I see Account is Closed.

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    I never use this account for last 1.5 Year. I never generate any sells there. What can I do for this Account? How Can I get it back?

    Need your Suggestion.

    Thanks
     
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  2. Hubba

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    Open a new account. There's nothing you can do; plus why do you care if you never generated any sales?
     
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    Try to contact the support. but I think due to illegal sales strategy mostly accounts get closed. else they never do it?
     
  4. Hawkster

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    I think they close the account after a period without sales - 6 months?

    Just apply again like you would if it was your first time.
     
  5. Hubba

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    They have changed things. I recently had an account closed because they said I hadn't verified all my sites don't target under 13 year old customers. I actually HAD verified that right after they made the rule, but apparently the system changed AGAIN. Long story short they closed my account and wouldn't re-open. Their support told me to just open another account, which I did. For new accounts they will close them if you don't make a sale within the first 180 days. It is a complete waste of time to try to have an account re-opened.
     
  6. psyclogic

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    It is not true that they don't reactivate banned account. My account got closed because of that rule of "age 13" or whatever it is called, even though i made some sales through youtube. I applied and got my acount active just after few days. Don't hesitate to contact them...
     
  7. K.H.R

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    Can I opened new account with the same email & Address? I made but it was in 2013. This account was unused.

    No.

    Maybe, Its unused for almost 2 years.
     
  8. Hubba

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    You will have to use a new email account.

    @psyclogic - If that is true you got lucky. I dug through the emails that were sent to the account used, and it said that if I didn't confirm my websites that my associates account would be irreversibly deactivated. I called support and spent 15 minutes on the phone. I was put on hold several times while they checked. They confirmed that Amazon made it a policy to not reopen accounts for this violation. I was then told to create a new account.
     
  9. K.H.R

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    I contact to the Live Support. They said its for "Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)". They Suggest me to Create new account with the same information.

    Everything is OK. I can Create New Account with the Same Information. They just suggest me to Declared the "Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)" Rules.
     
  10. HoneyHelper

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    that's just because of inactivity!
     
  11. wpbacklinks

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    yep just register new account or move away from amazon. :D
     
  12. NicheFox

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    Inactivity is one of the main ways Amazon will get you, it's one of their strategies to get you moving and making sales! :)
     
  13. T2tkid

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    I guess the reason why the close the account is because of their new policy. The only option is to create a new one.
    I remembered when my account was banned and I spent a lot of time trying to get it re-open. The time I would have spent creating a new one and getting sales.
     
  14. lamob

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    Hey guys,

    I just logged into my amazon account and saw that my account has been closed due to long time inactivity as well.
    I'm not going to try to get it reopened but am getting a new account instead.
    My question is what kind of website would be suitable for applying for amazon associate program now?

    I remember back in 2010 it was quite easy,I just use a really crappy 2-page website and got accepted.
    I read a lot of threads saying they have tigthen up the requirements now.

    Is it ok to have a 5-page new website to apply for it now? What kind of content would be best to put on the website?
    Please give me some advice.

    Thanks a lot.
     
  15. wpbacklinks

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    It is not due to inactivity. Amazon recently has new tos that you must declare that your site is not directed to children bla bla bla... and if you don't declare it on october,2015. you will get your account closed.

    A manual review site is the best one suitable for applying. You need to have well-established content and made a sale to get your account full-approved.
     
  16. citizenmuj

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    Hey,
    There is nothing to worry. Even my account was closed because i didn't submit declaration for coppa.
    Just contacted their service, and they said submit declaration through your account, account will be re-instated within 5-6 days.
    And my account was activated after a week. :cool: