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Amazon Earnings Disappeared?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by timber88, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. timber88

    timber88 Newbie

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    I logged in to my Amazon Associates account today and all of my earnings have disappeared for this month as well as all previous months. The order summary section is still displaying accurately, but it now says that 0 items have shipped and I have 0 earnings. What is going on??? I haven't received any emails from them. I don't believe I'm breaking the TOC, I just have a website with aff links that I get organic traffic from. Anyone have any insight? Has put a serious damper on my day, I put a lot of sweat into this site :(
     
  2. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If you're 100% sure you didn't do anything wrong, then contact Amazon and request support.
     
  3. thanhclix

    thanhclix Power Member

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    I encountered the same issue. This seems to be a glitch. What we can do is to wait for now.
     
  4. vebxperts

    vebxperts Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    This is 2nd big glitch in Amazon, within this month.
     
  5. ron.ray

    ron.ray Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I also encountered the same issue, happened two months ago too and fixed after a day...
     
  6. keytenx

    keytenx Supreme Member

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    same here. If you have visited their discussion board, we are not the only ones who have this kind of problem.
     
  7. timber88

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    Thank you everyone for the replies. Calmed me down. I basically have PTSD from getting scammed a few times, one of the reasons I chose Amazon as a partner. Hopefully it gets resolved shortly.
     
  8. brucewayne90

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    Me too man. Got panicked when I saw my earnings disappeared. Probably a glitch I think.
     
  9. JackPi

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    Same here . It's first time i met this issue ...
     
  10. Calum Jones

    Calum Jones Regular Member

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    What are earnings like from Amazon affiliate sites? I've affiliated Amazon stuff before and got only $10 after months yet $1500 from Adsense. What's the secret do you guys make ecommerce sites?
     
  11. Saviour

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    Happened to me too and my few other accounts and my other students
    It is their system glitch and it happens often
    everything shd be back on track shortly
     
  12. SEO Power

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    August has almost ended, so it's probable that affiliate payments have already been disbursed.
     
  13. SEO Power

    SEO Power Elite Member

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    There is no secret.

    1. Build a niche site based on a buying keyword for a physical product
    2. The keyword should have at least 1500 monthly searches
    3. Add a comparison table to your homepage article (ideal for higher conversions)
    4. SEO your site the regular way.
    5. Rank and make money.
     
  14. PARIS68

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    WOW I had a minor panic attack. My earnings (albeit however small!) disappeared too. Thanks for this thread. I feel much better now! :)
     
  15. flipzseo

    flipzseo Regular Member

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    yeah you're good. I noticed it today as well