Hello, I'd like to ask how exactly does the Amazon account linking ('One Link') work? I have linked two of my accounts but it doesn't seemed to do anything. I am based in the UK, and recently I have linked my UK store with the US store. I assumed that when I test it by visiting my site and clicking on an Amazon US link, that it will automatically convert to a UK store so I can buy the item from where I'm based, without shipping charges. However, It doesn't convert it, and it still shows the amazon.com web address (instead of co.uk) and international shipping charges. Could someone please explain how the account linking works?( I have definitely completed the account linking correctly.) Thanks a lot!

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megawinner Premium
Hi, accordingly, "Amazon OneLink is a tool in the Amazon Associate dashboard that allows you to link your different Amazon Associate accounts, providing geo-localized redirection from your affiliate website to a relevant Amazon product. This will help you earn more affiliate income by converting website visitors from multiple countries at once." Cheers.
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AlexSol Premium
That's exactly how it should work, Lucie.
A while ago I recorded a podcast episode on this issue and I remember that you cannot use the short link within Amazon Onelink. If you use amzn. - it will not convert. If you use amazon.com/blahblah - it should work.
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lucinka77 Premium
Cheers, Alex! I have just sent them a question, so let's see what they say. Also, I've just noticed in FAQ the following about the shortened links: (I'll copy the question and answer) "....Q8.  Does OneLink work for all Amazon text links? Yes, as long as you have completed the one-time setup and use Amazon full links or Amazon short links on your site. Shortened links created by third-party link shorteners are currently not supported and will not be redirected...." So it seems that if we shorten the links via Amazon then it should be ok. But just in case I'll be using the long links as you've advised. I'll check your podcast about this as well, thanks for letting me know!
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AlexSol Premium
They don't support their own shortener either (amzn).
Another issue could be the Adblocker. If you (or your visitors) use an adblocker on their browser, OneLink might now work. Last but not least, they're not 100% consistent on it general, unfortunately.
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lucinka77 Premium
All rightie! If that's the case, I think I'll stick to my old practice of displaying all the stores individually, like this: Amazon US / UK / DE. (At least it will be clear to the visitors...) It would look silly if I was signed up to all the world's stores, but with only three, I reckon that acceptable...Thanks again for all the tips, thanks to which I've avoided the mistake of shortening all my links in vain!
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