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Using Amazon Affiliate Links Correctly

UPDATE:  We’ve got a new post that helps bring additional clarity to this topic! Click here for more information on how to safely build affiliated short links. 


Recently
we’ve seen some misinformation and confusion around where it’s okay to use affiliated links for Amazon, and where it’s considered a violation of their Terms of Service. No one but a lawyer really likes reading legal jargon so we figured we’d help by sharing a few things we’ve learned to try and save you some time* and help you keep your nose clean for the Associate Program.

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Parameter Cheat Sheet for iTunes and App Store Links

As you’re going about the affiliation of your iTunes and App Store links, you may have noticed some parameters at the end of each, similar to the following:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nihilumbra/id690479752?mt=12&uo=4&ls=1&affid=2131313

Ever wondered what those are for? Many people do (or don’t) and inadvertently strip off the important ones which can lead to an unfortunate user experience (like trying to buy a game in the iTunes app and getting an error).  For those using the GeoRiot global linking and affiliation service this is never a concern as it’s handled by us, but for those taking on the battle alone, or who are just curious, we put together this little cheat sheet for you.

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New To Tradedoubler? This Blog’s For You.

From time to time, we’ll receive a question from a client that highlights a bigger problem or issue. When this happens, we’ll often turn our answer into a blog post in the hopes of better reaching others who may be running into the same question.

Today, we’re looking at the process of navigating the many affiliate programs within the Tradedoubler network.

Those familiar with Tradedoubler, know they manage several iTunes / App Store Affiliate Programs across Europe and Latin America. What you may not know is that there are 39 country-specific programs in total. Thirty-nine? That’s a lot of individual programs to apply for and get set up with.

While we generally encourage signing up for as many affiliate 

programs as possible, Tradedoubler is the exception. This is due to something 

Tradedoubler does called “crossboarders.”