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How to Share Amazon Affiliate Links on Social Media

[Updated 11/6/2019 to further clarify FTC and Amazon Associates requirements around disclosure]

YouTube, Twitch, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook are all important platforms for Creators (authors, musicians, filmmakers, photographers & videographers, streamers, and the many others who make wonderful things to share on the Internet) to interact with their peers and audiences.  These platforms are also incredibly important to share recommendations for the books, music, and films these artists work hard to create as well as the tools necessary during the creation process. And when done correctly, recommendations on social media can be incredibly lucrative revenue channels for Creators by taking advantage of affiliate marketing and the Amazon affiliate program.

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Amazon Associates – The Ultimate Guide To Getting Your Account Banned

[Updated 11/6/2019 to further clarify FTC and Amazon Associates requirements around disclosure]
[Updated 10/3/2018 after Amazon consolidated US/CA/EU Associates Programs Operating Agreements]

You’ve just had an awesome month. You’ve been putting in the hours, your clicks keep growing and you hit a new record for the most affiliate commissions in a month! Life is feeling pretty good and you feel like you’re really starting getting the hang of this Amazon affiliate thing!

Then it happens. What appears to be a regular email (maybe to congratulate you?), ends up being the exact opposite:

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Amazon Compliance – An FTC Reminder for Affiliates

Earlier this month (October 2019), the Amazon.com Associates team sent out a note to affiliate publishers and influencers about the necessity of being clear to their community about the use of affiliate links through multiple disclosures.

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Best Practices for Using Internal Links on Your Amazon Affiliate Site

Spencer Haws is a great blogger, excellent podcaster, very impressive entrepreneur, and he’s also a faster long distance runner than I am! I met Spencer nearly five years ago and have been a big fan of his work ever since.  

I’m constantly learning from Spencer and think you’ll enjoy this guest post from him.  
-Jesse Lakes
(Co-Founder of Geniuslink)

Organic search traffic is the name of the game for 99% of Amazon affiliate sites. And for many of these sites, there are two areas that get a lot of emphasis:

Keyword research and building links.

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How One Client Doubled His Commissions by Giving Consumers a Choice

Armando Ferreira, the man behind the popular YouTube channel Mondo Bytes, is having an excellent 2019.  Armando, a Geniuslink client since early 2017, recently shared one simple change that helped him generate more income in the first six months of 2019 than he did in all of 2018 – and he was able to prove it.