Does Amazon Allow You to Earn a Commission From Your Own Orders?

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  1. Rock_nj profile image93
    Rock_njposted 6 years ago

    Does Amazon Allow You to Earn a Commission From Your Own Orders?

    If I click one of my Amazon ads on HubPages to get to the Amazon site, and then order something, will I earn a commission?  Is that allowed by Amazon or is it a violation of their Terms of Use?

  2. Cardisa profile image91
    Cardisaposted 6 years ago

    I think I saw some where in their TOS that it was not allowed. I think we should read again to make sure but I would bet it was against the rules.

  3. georgethegent profile image60
    georgethegentposted 6 years ago

    Amazon will not pay you to make your own purchases. In effect, they will not give you discount, sorry!!!

  4. William Mahaffy profile image61
    William Mahaffyposted 6 years ago

    Amazon will not pay you to buy items through  your own affiliate link, thus giving you a discount.  But....If your family member, friends, etc were to buy the item from a different IP address, they will pay...If you get my drift...

    Totally up to you though, as to what your morally open to doing.

  5. Casey Strouse profile image61
    Casey Strouseposted 6 years ago

    @cardisa is correct.  This document very clearly states that you will not receive a commission from purchases through your link(s).  It also forbids ordering products that you will use through your links even if friends or relatives make the purchase.

    https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp … c_help_t15

 
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