Okay, so in today's e-mail, I got this notice from Amazon:
"Dear Former Amazon Associate,
We have just sent you a payment for the amount of USD xxx for the remaining advertising fees less adjustments and fees on your recently closed account. This payment also includes any credit balance carried forward from previous payment periods.
If your billing address is in the U.S. and you selected payment by check, we will deduct a $15 processing fee from the check we send. (This charge does not apply to Associates with non-U.S. billing addresses, as direct deposit is not available to them.) There is no processing fee for payment by direct deposit or Amazon gift card.
If you have chosen to be paid by direct deposit, please be aware that it can take up to five business days for transferred funds to reach your bank. If your bank account has not been credited after five days, we ask that you first confirm the account and routing numbers associated with your Associates account with a representative of your bank.
PLEASE READ THESE IMPORTANT NOTES:
1. This payment also includes any credit balance carried forward from previous payment periods. Since your account is now closed, this is your final payment.
2. When comparing your Payment History information in Associates Central, please also refer to the Earnings Reports, since they list the items actually paid or and shipped to customers during the month. Remember that fees are paid two months after the month during which an order is paid for by and shipped to the customer, not the month during which an order is placed.
3. To view the complete advertising fee schedule, please see Help at http://associates.amazon.com/gp/associa … rk/help/t2
4. Please check the Payment History information in Associates Central for information on any adjustments to your account. For example, if an adjustment was made for personal orders you will be able to see the amount of the adjustment.
We appreciate your feedback. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us anytime at http://associates.amazon.com/gp/associates/contact
Thanks again for participating in the Amazon Associates Program.
The Amazon.com Associates Program"
WTH??? I did NOT close my account!! They did!! What gives???
Am I to presume that it is now pointless to place ANY Amazon capsules on any hub in the future, and that I should now sift through all 300+ hubs to find existing ones and remove them, as I will apparently no longer be paid for any resulting sales???
We're paid by HP for any Amazon and eBay earnings. Does the email you received have to do with a website you own? About a year ago Amazon cancelled my affiliate account due to lack of activity. But that was on my website. I'm not an affiliate on HP so I still earn a share of any Amazon purchases that are made through my hubs.
Accounts that earn below a certain threshold are automatically closed, could it be that?
That's wild! Did you check to make sure it's closed? The email isn't spam, is it?
You told us your account was closed 5 weeks ago.
http://hubpages.com/community/forum/134 … ng-on-here
Yeah--but this was an official notice, not just when I tried to sign in, like last time.
sorry for the duplication, then...my old brain is easily overwhelmed these days.
you don't have to be sorry, i was just wondering if you forgot that it already happened. if you don't make many sales, nothing to mourn really.
That's OK! For completeness - as we said last time, your Hubs aren't affected as you are using your HubPages Amazon account here, not the old standalone one (which is why they've closed it, since you hadn't used it for such a long time).
I got the same message from them! I remember receiving an email from them a while back saying I had to update some info on my account. They wanted me to update my website information. But since I no longer have a website, there was no way for me to update it.
I looked up the instructions on how to link your Hubpages account with your Amazon account and for the website blank it says to use your profile address (Hubpages.com/@user) if you don't own one. So I created a new account and used my profile address as my website. However, I now see from reading this posts comments, that I didn't have to if I'm receiving my Amazon monies through Hubpages. Owell, I now know. This can serve as an FYI for those that choose to receive their earnings through the Amazon Program and not through Hubpages.
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