If you buy something from your own hub/amazon do you get credit for that?
No, you would not get credit for it.
However, if you were to buy off of one of your Squidoo pages (which is Squidoo's Amazon Associate code), then you would get a little benefit/affiliate earnings.
It is against the Amazon's terms and conditions to use your links to purchase items for yourself. You risk having your account permanently closed.
It states in the agreement policy that you agree to not click on advertisements in your own hub or buy things. They don't want you to abuse the system I guess.
by Brie Hoffman 7 years ago
Or is that a no no?
by James Paterson 10 years ago
In many previous forum posts there have been people who have given up hope with their Ebay and Amazon capsules on their hubpages, because they don't earn any money from them, some have even removed the capsules from their hubs. I don't really make much money from either but I keep the capsules on...
by Solaras 2 years ago
It just occurred to me that I might have been able to get commissions on my holiday Amazon purchases, if I had entered through one of my HP amazon links. Is that against TOS?
by Sekharg 8 years ago
Can we buy stuff from our own amazon affiliate id on Hubpages?I think it is not allowed in other sites. What are the rules on hubpages regarding this?ThanksSekhar
by IzzyM 3 years ago
Now that we are 'all in this together' so to speak with the new HP Amazon program, it is in all our interests to get as many sales as possible, as we will all benefit.I'll start.If your hub is all about cleaning carpets, for example, a hub entitled How to Clean Carpets may encompass all if your hub...
by Cagsil 8 years ago
In my backoffice/statistics page - affiliate section, I have entered my affiliate code in place, but it still says "set" and not "active"?Does this make a difference? And, if so, what is wrong?You don't need to look at my hubs, but I've had over 400+ clicks on my amazon...
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