Amazon accounts w/ both Amazon UK & Amazon USA

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    Nikki Deeposted 9 years ago

    I've read elsewhere that if your Amazon associate account is with but the person clicking on your link goes on to purchase from, then you get nothing. Therefore I've opened Amazon associate accounts with both and However the affiliate settings here at HubPages doesn't appear to allow for having two separate Amazon associate accounts (I have put links on some of my pages to items from both and .com). Is it possible to allow for two Amazon accounts?
    Thanks - someone! - for your help!

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    Janettaposted 9 years ago

    I would think that any items you link to on your page will go towards your acct. So if you are signed in with a UK acct and advertise products from, any clicks should still go to you

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    EmpressFelicityposted 9 years ago

    Being from the UK myself, I went through the same questioning process as you.  I naively assumed that if I set up as an associate and linked my HP account to my affiliate code, then I would still be credited with any sales I made.  The more experienced and wiser hubbers put me right on that one!  You need to link to your associates code, not your one, if you want to make any money.  I understand that does actually send you a cheque in the post when you finally make payout.  Apparently it costs £10 or thereabouts to pay into a UK bank account.  (Barmy, isn't it - couldn't they just use PayPal?)

    I don't however know what would happen earnings-wise if someone from the UK clicked on one of the products in your hubs, went on to the site and then bought something off there.  Anyone?

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    Nikki Deeposted 9 years ago

    Thanks Janetta and Felicity for your answers.
    A post I read on a forum was very clear: and are two completely separate businesses, and as Felicity points out, if a customer clicks and buys from one, you will not get anything unless you are affiliated with that one. There is no transfer between them.
    If we're only allowed to use one Amazon account here, then I guess I'd better switch to using the - but it's a loss to us, as I'm sure increasing numbers of Hubbers are from the UK, and they'll always make actual purchases from, even if they originally clicked on By the way, Janetta, I'm pretty sure that we make nothing from clicks with Amazon - only from actual purchases.

    1. EmpressFelicity profile image76
      EmpressFelicityposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Ooh yeah, that's true - you only get money from purchases on Amazon, not clicks.  Didn't spot that one.

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        Janettaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        yes, I know smile wrong word but I figure you'd know what I meant wink


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