What Do You Know? My First Amazon OneLink Sale!

Last Update: February 13, 2019

It Pays to Diversify

A while back, I heard about Amazon’s OneLink. For those of you who don’t know what that is, OneLink is a bit of code you can toss onto your site that will take your visitors to the Amazon site for their region and, hopefully, the same product, or the closest one to it, to what you had placed for your affiliate link. For example; say I put a link up to a DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone on the US Amazon site but my visitor is from the UK. OneLink would redirect my visitor to the same item on the UK site.

So I signed up for all the various Amazon Affiliate programs around the world (well at least the ones I could translate in order to sign up) and setup my OneLink. I then pretty much forgot about it.

After a while, I received a couple of notices saying my application was rejected because I didn’t meet the minimum sales requirements, etc. I expected that but, today, I received notice that my UK affiliate program was accepted and renewed!

I thought, oh cool, does that mean I made some sales? So off to the Amazon Associate dashboard I went. Sure enough, I had made not one but a few sales! Nothing big, mind you, but still cool. The new reports page is a great place to see all of your earnings in a single view.

Now I plan to check out my Google Analytics and make sure I reapply to any Amazon locations that match up with my visitor traffic.

For those of you that are Amazon Associates, make sure you check out OneLink and get yourself setup. Oh, one more thing... Amazon now lets you setup for deposits to your local bank, even from foreign regions, which makes getting paid that much easier!

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apache1 Premium
Congrats Scott and yes Onelink is a great option it is a pity that we have to go connect individually at the start and not as a whole but that is how it is, so be it.

The main thing is we are linked with the countries chosen and it works

Keep up the great work Scott


As for the payment method for some reason, it doesn't include Australia so I can't have direct deposit was hoping that would have changed by now but not to be.

Andre
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merlynmac Premium
Sorry man...hopefully they'll add it to the direct deposit options soon.
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apache1 Premium
It would be nice if they did
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ValerieJoy Premium
It's good to know you've had a One Link sale. I had several One Link commissions last year until the end of October. I've had no One Link commissions since then. I won't get paid for what I've earned so far because Amazon are not doing online transactions to New Zealand.

All the best to you for ongoing success with Amazon One Link.

Valerie
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porrasgelija Premium
congratulations and thank you for sharing this information.
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maxcash Premium
That's really good info
Thanks MM
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Ahimbe Premium
Thank you for awakening me about OneLink. I am on Amazon UK. Can it direct a US customer to Amazon US?
Thank you.
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merlynmac Premium
Yes, check it out.
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Ahimbe Premium
Ok. Am on it.
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Bnew Premium
This is great , are you going to reapply for the rejected application, what could have been their standard of admittance
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merlynmac Premium
I will...I just didn't make the 3 sales in the 180 days. Each region has that requirement. I made it in the US and UK but not in Germany for example so the Germany one expired and I'll have to reapply.
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Bnew Premium
Thanks I get u
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BrianPerisho Premium
I also need to look into adding Google Analytics to my blog site.
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merlynmac Premium
I highly recommend it.
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CandP Premium
That's really good to know, Scott, thank you.
Colette and Philip
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Barney44 Premium
Wahoo congratulations Scott.

Barry
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Showolf Premium
That's awesome Scott!!
Shaunna
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Twack Premium
Awesome, the software I had lined up was a bit above my 'pay grade' understanding wise,so I'm glad you broadcast this.Nice one,thank you.
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Airgead Premium
Sweet Merlyn, I have a site I am working on that is an Amazon Affiliate site, I must look into this and see if my developer can incorporate it.
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