I followed the WA training and got accepted as an Amazon Associate 6 months ago when I was first starting out. I haven't gotten any sales through my site, so Amazon cancelled my membership without warning. I want to keep writing and putting Amazon products in my posts, but it seems futile. Should I focus on other affiliates and ignore Amazon until I get more traffic?

And then, will I have to replace all the old Amazon links when I do reeastablish my membership with Amazon?

I wonder if the training should mention this info about Amazon to new WA members. It may have been good for me to hold off on Amazon Associate's when I was starting with WA, and just focus on Clickbank, etc. It seems an under 6-month old website will have a hard time getting sales, so there doesn't seem to be any benefit to signing up for AA so early on.

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JasonJF Premium
Hey Max,

You may also want to check out Kyle's post regarding the Amazon Associates program... This should give you some ideas on how to move forward.

Best,
Jason
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mtraylor87 Premium
Jeez, as if Amazon weren't terrible already...
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JasonJF Premium
Yeah, they are really screwing over affiliates.

Find other affiliate products to promote.

And I'd recommend focusing on digital products with recurring commissions.
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Danpat55 Premium
It's frightening, four and half months no sales. It's very frustrating but whether Amazon or not we shall have to move on. I will suggest that new members should be advised to sign on to Amazon after 6 months of creating their websites.

I think there are so many things to learn before joining affiliate programs and also I think as 'newbies' our best advice should be the WA training and to continue with SEO content creation for the first 3 - 6 months to be well established.

Early google indexing and ranking even though good may also be deceptive. We are still learning.
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CMarc Premium
Basically you have to make 3 sales within 180 days from the day you sign up with Amazon Associates or your account will be closed. I recommend you keep writing articles to attract visitors and when you have 50-100 visitors per day, you just apply again.
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JohnDenekar Premium
Don't worry, you can sign right back up, and they will give you another chance.
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IbiE1 Premium
That's the beauty of it
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IbiE1 Premium
It happened to me too
I don't think you should worry about it too much.

Build your content and grow your website.

I didn't see any thing and they cancelled my account.

It's been a year since I joined and I have not yet made any monetary progress as such.

I guess it's not a get rich quick scheme after all. 😊
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JohnDenekar Premium
No, this is not a get rich scheme, we all have to put the work in, and have faith that the system does work. It takes more time for some to earn, while others can make some money in a short period of time.
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