Okay, so I have still not been able to understand completely about Locales in Amazon Associates (sigh!). It would be very helpful if anyone could answer these:
1. Let's say I have a US locale account. A visitor from UK or India comes and buys a product from one of my pages on HP through the associate link. Will I earn a commission for the purchase?
2. Let's say that I grab the product link from the "link to this page" option (postimg.org/image/mu5yskesz/) on the Amazon product page (signed in to US locale account) and include that link in my post. If someone from India (or any other country except US) clicks on this link present on my post, and purchases an item, will I receive a commission? (hope I am making sense)
Thanks a lot! And Happy Christmas!
You'd get a commission in either scenario, however, the likelihood of someone from another country ordering from the USA-based Amazon program is extremely low.
Not only does it require separate registration, but then there're the issues of currency conversion and massive shipping charges from a foreign country.
I read through the amazon associates help page,(affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/associates/help/t22/a13), and here is what I read:
"Will my Associates ID work in all countries? (e.g. can I use my Amazon.co.uk Associates ID in a US widget?)
No. Your Associates ID will only earn you referral fees from sales in the same locale as your Associate ID. For example, to earn referral fees from an Amazon.co.uk widget, you must be a member of the UK Associates program and use that UK Associates ID in your UK widget."
Now this has confused me a bit more.
by Marina3 years ago
We're excited to officially launch the HubPages Amazon Program, a new way for you to earn from Amazon products on your Hubs! The Amazon Program offers a very high Amazon commission tier because the volume of sales...
by Jason Menayan5 years ago
Paul posted in the forums here a couple of weeks ago about the upcoming Amazon Program opportunity which we believe will benefit the vast majority of Hubbers in terms of earnings.We reviewed your questions and Marina...
by Jane@CM8 years ago
I read my amazon report about once every two weeks and have never had a click through. I found a link checker in my Amazon associates page and put one of my hubs in in and get this message:Fail: The link above was...
by Mary McShane2 years ago
I just got this email. Is terminating your account normal if you don't have any sales or referrals in 90 days????Hello,Thanks again for joining the Amazon Associates program. We’re reaching out to you because we...
by Jule Romans7 years ago
Why should you even read or respond to this post???? I know NOTHING!!!! I have earned almost nothing -- If I want to earn more, I need to publish lots of articles, frame them as product reviews, and use keyword...
by Don Bobbitt5 days ago
I have been using HP for over 7 years now, and I do make a few bucks from my writings. I can say that you will never get rich or even make a living off of HP, but you can make enough to, as I tell friends, "go out...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.