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Amazon Associates Fake Referrer

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by scotlad, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. scotlad

    scotlad Registered Member

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    Quick question, are we able to fake the referrer with amazon associates without getting caught/banned? Can anyone recommed a good wordpress plugin for this?

    Basically i want to put affiliate links elsewhere but i want Amazon to think the traffic is all coming from my blog. Do i just need to fake the referer to do this or is there any details hidden in the cookie that will help them catch me out..

    Thanks :)
     
  2. scotlad

    scotlad Registered Member

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    anyone?????????
     
  3. wblteam

    wblteam Regular Member

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    I do not know the advanced stuff. I think the way web is created, this is not doable. Just wondering is it not wise to send the traffic to your visitors where you have links to go to amazon. It it true not all visitors will not follow the link, but you have a legitimate system in place.
     
  4. incognitus

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    If your blog has a link cloaking plugin (such as Pretty links, GoCodes) this might be possible. Simply take the amazon affiliate link, cloak it with the plugin (it'll now look something like: yourblog slash go slash whateveryouwanthere) and paste this link into wherever you wish. not sure if Amazon will like this though, I've tried it with tonnes of other affiliate networks with success.