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Amazon canceled my account again!! What should I do Now

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Guilly, May 22, 2016.

  1. Guilly

    Guilly Registered Member

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    Hello Guys

    I want to share this with yo guys because I'm sure that someone can give me a bit of advice...

    I have received this email from Amazon

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    Hello,

    Thank you for applying for the Associate program. Upon review, we are unable to accept your application. A part of our criteria is that your site has to be established with enough unique content. We rejected your application due to one or more of the following reasons.

    - Lack of content which is original to your site and beneficial to your visitors
    - Pages that are mainly empty when advertisement content is removed

    Unfortunately, we arent able to review an application once its been rejected. If your website has been further developed and now contains appropriate content, youre welcome to submit another application by using the following URL:

    https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/associates/join

    Thank you for your interest in Amazon Associates.

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    Then I went ballistic and wrote a quite unpolite answer saying that It's not fair and then they give this email:

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    Hello,

    I am sorry for any misunderstanding on what we require of websites to be included in the Amazon Associate program.

    When reviewing a website we look for a beneficial reason of why a customer would seek out your site, review the topic or content posted, and click over to Amazon.com. We want an Associate site to be one that adds a value to the customer experience by giving them insight on a subject or product they might not get by going straight to Amazon.com. A website needs to show content that exemplifies these components when we evaluate your application.

    A site that is just advertising will not get a good placement with the search engines. They are looking for a reason to send customers to your site, as opposed to being sent straight to Amazon.com. If a site is all ads, there is no reason to list the site, and search engines such as Google may even exclude such a site from the search results all together.

    Successful sites will give the customer a unique experience or insight that is not available anywhere else. It will be focused like a laser on a certain subject or topic, as the customer that is doing a web search is looking for certain information. By focusing on one topic or subject, it gives the search engines a way to send customers that are interested in that subject to you. If you are not focused, if someone finds your website, they will quickly leave for a site that is focused on the subject they searched for.

    Well written information on a certain subject will help build you an audience, This will also give the customer a reason to visit your site, not only once, but in the future.

    I am sure you have some unique life experiences in some subject that you could really share with visitors. If you tie in relevant products to experiences, you will have a site that has the potential to get sales that you would not otherwise have.

    Thank you for your interest in Amazon.com Associates.

    We'd appreciate your feedback. Please use the links below to tell us about your experience today.

    Best regards,
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    I don't know guys... I'm trying to not focus only on a review site and give some broad view of a subject like tips and tricks . For example instead of just make a car reviews site I wrote some tips and tutorials about mechanic, how to do this and that.... and among these article I put the reviews and of course a affiliate link. But It seems that they don't want you to do the broad and just focus on let's say reviews and reviews.... So I don't really understand.. If you don't put good content on the website you can't rank on google... If you put content but Amazon doesn't like it... They slap you in the face then you rank but you don't make money..... So what should I Do ? Take out the other articles and focus only on a reviews??

    Any help will be very appreciated

    Thanks
     
  2. MonteCarlos

    MonteCarlos Regular Member

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    I think a niche specific comparing website would be ideal (because it adds the extra functionality and info of comparing), maybe to buy a ready made one?
     
  3. blogzandstuff

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    this happened to me, i launched a music site that embedded YouTube videos and had a unique article with each one. Amazon rejected the site.
    If you don't mind me saying you sounded a bit arrogant in you letter to them, almost that you are demanding to be accepted. Amazon are just way to big to care.
    I wrote back to them and said i am sorry they misunderstood what the site was about. I also explained that the content is original and takes hours to research and write. I said that i'd worked hard and get over 100,000 visitors per month. I finished the letter politely and asked if they coud review their rejection.
    They emailed me the next day and accepted me, sometimes it helps to be polite even when you don't like what's happening
     
  4. Guilly

    Guilly Registered Member

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    Hi

    I was a bit arrogant I confess but as the first email said they can not review a application once its been rejected. So no matter whether I'm polite or not they would not put my application back on...
    I was really upset... I've spent some hours and money on that shit for nothing... But I can create a account straight way If a like but I wanted some opinions before I do that...

    But I think What they want is exactly what MontCarlos said... A niche comparison site especially to take visitors to Amazon... So cut the BS about other articles....
    At least it will save me some time researching other articles and focus only in products reviews and comparison...