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The beginning (Amazon + Pinterest)

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by survivorghost, Jul 8, 2017.

  1. survivorghost

    survivorghost Registered Member

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    Hi guys ;)

    first of all, i want to give a big THANK YOU to the admins and the member of this Forum for their support and being here to help and give advice to whom in need.

    i have been in this great forum for less than a month now, not for long ago i started thinking about making money online, i came across many methods, but each had something that was either hard or not possible for my current situation, eventually, i stopped at Amazon affiliating program.

    since i am a newbie, being easy was a kind of a motivation to me, currently, i only affiliate products on my Pinterest account, i haven't made any sales yet, i've just started some days ago and i only have 100 followers. i don't have a website (yet!), im afraid that maybe amazon will ban me when they realize that i don't have a website, would they?

    I am struggling over and over to make followers, i guess the follow/unfollow method doesn't work, since i've followed 3k and i only have 100 followers so far... i don't know! :confused:

    this only the beginning, i intend to make other accounts to get more traffic and followers, but i still lack the practical skills for the internet marketing world, i am a newbie after all :( i will be very open and grateful to any advice, critics or suggestions you can provide.

    i will be sharing updates with you after each big step i make in my journey.

    "Let this thread mark the beginning of a journey to the unknown future"
     
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  2. Zanskar

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    Goodluck
     
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    Good luck. It is against Amazon TOC to directly share affiliate links on Social Media channels and your account might get banned before you make any payout.

    Get a website. Even if it's a free blog, just get a website and add Amazon products on it.
     
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  4. Panther28

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    you are allowed to post your affiliate links anywhere, just dont get caught spamming or you'll lose your amazon account.
     
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  5. survivorghost

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    @Panther28 you sure tha posting links directly on pinterest account is not against amazon rules? i mean some say it is against their TOS and you will get banned, others say it is okay....i am confused! :confused:
     
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    1. Description of the Associates Program
    The Associates Program permits you to monetize your website, social media user-generated content, or online software application (referred to here as your “Site”), by placing links to the amazon.com website or any other U.S. site which is included in the Associates Program Fee Statement (each an “Amazon Site”) on your Site. The links must properly use the special “tagged” link formats we provide and comply with this Agreement (“Special Links”).
    https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/help/operating/agreement

    i found this phrase on amazon association program operating agreement, the "social media user-generated content" part, i guess it shows that they are okay with affiliate links being posted on social media accounts directly, am i wrong?
     
  7. Panther28

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    your right. its there in black and white.
     
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  8. SolveMyMaze

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    I don't know about Pinterest, but the site strip for Associates allows you to directly tweet a URL as well as sharing it on Facebook.
     
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    I'm sure it's the case though that you're not allowed to cloak the links for AA.
     
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    I am also trying amazon affilate. However with website and seo. Ive luckily found one easy keyword. Website today got indexed. Ive added 30 pages of content that will autopublish one page every 24hours. Will try to rank it with webs 2.0.
     
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  12. healzer

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    True, but with some smart engineering you can fake referral and things like that to make it look genuine.
     
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  13. survivorghost

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    Can you PM me your pinterest account, I'll take a look at what you're doing.
     
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    post sex. hentais, hardcore, anything clickbait. But dont go too far (they can ban you). im telling you that will attact everyone. Also why pinterest? And if you were expert in your niche then you would bring followers anyway
     
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    i cannot post those niches because i am going with a different niche, i started posting sex-related stuff it will be inconvenient.
     
  17. survivorghost

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    what is it better than pinterest, currently i don't have a website, i will make one later, but for the time being i want to see if i would start making some basic money with social media, if that worked, then i will focus on it and make a website.
    pinterest seems to work better than other social media when it comes to affiliating (that is what i though) what do you think? any alternatives to pinterest?
     
  18. SolveMyMaze

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    It's a lot of effort for a newbie though. I couldn't even be arsed doing that to be honest.
     
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