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Discussion in 'Amazon' started by Entrep, Jan 10, 2006.

  1. #1
    I am looking at setting up an Amazon affiliate store on a nice Xbox 360 game domain I own.
    SEMrush
    Just a couple of questions for those of you in the know about this sort of thing:

    1. Would it be worth it in the first place (I can direct maybe a couple of hundred targetted visitors per day).

    2. I dont code, but have seen Associate-o-Matic, which looks pretty good. Can anyone recommend other simple, but good, scripts I might want to check out?

    Cheers, Matt.
     
    Entrep, Jan 10, 2006 IP
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  2. MattEvers

    MattEvers Notable Member

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    If you do a search for AWS scripts on google or this forum, I think you will find what you are looking for.

    If you can send traffic to the site, then yeah, I think it would be worth it. If you want to use a free script to get indexed and rank, that may be more of a problem. The SE's have gotten smarter, and throw these sites out for dup content.

    Some people have found ways to make unique scripts, and it works well, but not knowing how to code doesn't help you. :D
     
    MattEvers, Jan 12, 2006 IP
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    Just curious on how you got the number of a couple of a hundred directed visitors on a domain I assume is not in use yet?



     
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    WhatiFind offline

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  5. Entrep

    Entrep Well-Known Member

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    How much does it generally cost to pay someone to customize one of those scripts?


     
    Entrep, Jan 13, 2006 IP
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    Have you thought about using MotionMall? It's just one line of code to copy and paste onto your site... You can set the category (in your case, it would be Video Games) and the color, and it's a cool looking shopping interface all in one ad.
     
    seo_spike, Jan 17, 2006 IP
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    try out ebiz-u.com for an amazon affiliated site
     
    ImBae.net, Jan 18, 2006 IP
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    ive got several Associate-o-Matic site and im using the paid version
    for the shopping cart and mod_rewrite
     
    bloodwrath, Jan 19, 2006 IP
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    blacknight Well-Known Member

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    Are you making any sales?
     
    blacknight, Jan 21, 2006 IP
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    bloodwrath Active Member

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    i made a whopping $100 last yr on one of my sites.
    im moving to hawaii
     
    bloodwrath, Jan 21, 2006 IP
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    I just took a look at ebiz-u.com and Associate-o-Matic (never new they existed). They look pretty good, lots of feautures, includes shopping cart etc..

    The major problem with them is that ebiz-u.com stores are hosted by themselves and Associate-o-Matic are encoded. I just hate not having full control of the source. I mean what happens if they go out of business or decide to stop supporting the product. Your out of luck that's what.
     
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    Associate-o-Matic is nice but lite version is only worthwile if you can send a bunch of visitors to your site.Version with mod rewrite is 99 $.
    Any other script out there which is free and works with mod rewrite or even better script that can create static pages with amazon products selected by keyword/category.

    I tried this
    http://seo-toys.com/freebie-seo-package/freebie-package.shtml
    but output is ugly.
     
    xfairguy, Feb 1, 2006 IP
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    are you making any money on www.ebiz-u.com....i'm thinking seriously of getting the website. also do they have iframes?
     
    aronelonline, Aug 27, 2006 IP
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    I use associate-o-matic paid version on a number of domains (a single purchase allows multiple use). i need to spend more time on them but at the moment i net about $200 a month.
     
    worlddom, Aug 27, 2006 IP
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    QuickFreeHost Well-Known Member Affiliate Manager

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    I currently own www.ThreePlayer.com. Just put up a few days ago running AWS and using the mod_rewrite feature. I love it and seems to be doing well for only being up a few days!
     
    QuickFreeHost, Sep 3, 2006 IP
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    I buy amazonwebstore for my website just $14.99 at scriptsagent.com

    check out my website before you buy the script.
     
    sinterklauz, Sep 22, 2006 IP
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    does it come with the nice site template or is that seperate?
     
    bloodwrath, Sep 22, 2006 IP
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    The only way to make a true store is to make it yourself. Those 'out-of-the-box' packages don't work well. They will promise you the world, and give you nothing.

    Use the AWS script from Mr. Rat for the best results. My site (anticost.com) took a good 2 months to develop, and 6 months before it reached profitability. Read the Amazon discussion boards and you'll read about everyone who was scammed by ebiz u.

    -X
     
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    Associate-o-matic is a good script. I run it.

    I wouldn't recommend that you pay a coder to customize your script. I, however, did pay a coder $300 to customize one of my stores ... and when I saw the coding that she/he did, I hit myself on the forehead because it was so easy. You need to experiment with the <td> and the <table> html tags. Also, there are some programs out that that will generate nice looking menus for you. In particular, you can examine DHTML studio.

    Also, bid keywords on Adwords, Yahoo, and MSN that reflect the products that you desire to feature. Don't pay for a ebook. Example, if you're going to sell "XBox Games" don't bid on the keyword "XBOX Games" ... too much competition. Bid on the particular title of the particular game.
     
    Nite, Jan 26, 2007 IP
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    Why not set up a simple site with links to astore sites you make at amazon. Kinda like a door way page but use nice template and have links lead to each astore you make. Might take you a few minutes if your fast making template changes.
     
    rcj662, Feb 2, 2007 IP