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Displaying Amazon prices in posts

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by Maxxpowa, Nov 22, 2016.

  1. Maxxpowa

    Maxxpowa Registered Member

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    Does anyone know how hard they are coming down on this at the moment? The guidelines are pretty clear on this:

    "Product prices and availability may vary from time to time. Because prices for and availability of Products that you have listed on your site may change, your site may only show prices and availability if: (a) we serve the link in which that price and availability data are displayed; or (b) you obtain Product pricing and availability data via the Product Advertising API and you comply with the requirements set forth in the License Agreement that are applicable to that data. In addition, if you choose to display prices for any Product on your site in any “comparison” format (including through the use of any price-comparison tool or engine) together with prices for the same or similar products offered through any web site or other means other than the Amazon Site, you must display both the lowest “new” price and, if we provide it to you, the lowest “used” price at which the Product is available on the Amazon Site. You may not otherwise include price information on your site."

    and

    "You will include a date/time stamp adjacent to your display of pricing or availability information on your application if you obtain Product Advertising Content from a Data Feed, or if you call the Product Advertising API or refresh the Product Advertising Content displayed on your application less frequently than hourly. However, during the same day on which you requested and refreshed the pricing and availability information displayed on your application, you may omit the date portion of the stamp. Examples of acceptable messaging include:
    • Amazon.com Price: $32.77 (as of 01/07/2008 14:11 PST - Details)
    • Amazon.com Price: $32.77 (as of 14:11 PST - More info)"

    So Im wondering how everyone else does it...

    I really dont want my account to get banned just as its starting to do well. I'm not really up to coding a custom wordpress plugin to display the required timestamp either, and I cant find one that does it.

    Any assistance is appreciated!

     
  2. brucewayne90

    brucewayne90 Regular Member

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    I usually don't include the product prices on my affiliate sites. Been doing fine no problem. However, if you insist on putting the price and have a real time update, check the easyazon plugin. But you are required to sign up for the amazon api in order to use that function.

    http://easyazon.com/ (non affiliate link)
     
  3. Maxxpowa

    Maxxpowa Registered Member

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    I have EasyAzon... is that what you mean?

    The main problem I have with that, is I dont want all its crap. I just want to display the bare minimum pricing details needed to satisfy Amazon.
     
  4. Smileyヅ

    Smileyヅ Regular Member

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    Don't include product price on post. You may post price between $100-$200 but not exact price and while choosing product don't choose price close to hundreds like $199 (for $100-$200) It may change at anytime and Amazon will disable your account.
     
  5. brucewayne90

    brucewayne90 Regular Member

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    I see. In that case I would suggest not to include the prices then. It doesn't seem to affect my sales. I like to be on the safe side though. Lol
     
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    Maxxpowa Registered Member

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    Yeah I agree, Ive just removed all prices to play it safe for now. Thanks for the advice.
     
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    Takoona Regular Member

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    I have done this, but what I do is put a disclaimer at the beginning of the article / review. Something along the lines of - All prices are subject to change etc. Never had a problem, and I would hope that Amazon would just ask someone to change / remove prices if its a problem rather than banning them.
     
  8. Cn69

    Cn69 Newbie

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    why Dont you all not using "WOOZONE" wordpress Plugin..!!!! For the Best Solution for Problem Listed / Asked above in this thread. :)

    I Already have One. :)
     
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    kazi aminul Newbie

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    Don't include product price.If you want to add product price you should use API for time to time change.
     
  10. Cn69

    Cn69 Newbie

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    Exactly..!! this Wordpress plugin works with "API Secreat Access key and Access key " So i made a replay here. :)

    If we get links manualy one by one then the "listed above post prize problem" will be continue and our affiliate account will be Discontinue . :)
     
  11. elhosary

    elhosary Regular Member

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    does any one with amazon closed account because price recover his account and opened again?