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Is it true Amazon will banned you if no sales in 3 months?

Discussion in 'Amazon' started by seocrusher, Jul 1, 2014.

  1. Richard Clopton

    Richard Clopton Greenhorn

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    #21
    Amazon not banned you when no sales in 3 month.
    SEMrush
     
    Richard Clopton, Jan 12, 2015 IP
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  2. David Garcia

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    #22
    I don't think so. I did not sell anything for about 8 months, and last week I had a sale. It keeps working fine for me.
     
    David Garcia, Jan 26, 2015 IP
  3. point2

    point2 Active Member

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    #23
    I think amazon only ban accounts that doesnt follow their TOS and just like my adsense. so not able to earn or have not used it will not get you banned.. Your account might be deleted though,
     
    point2, Jan 27, 2015 IP
  4. Jordan Barlow

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    #24
    I was told by Amazon customer service that your account stays active for 3 years and then after 3 years you start getting a maintenance fee. The customer service representative didn't know if the account was always active.
     
    Jordan Barlow, Feb 5, 2015 IP
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    iWEBMAN Well-Known Member

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    #25
    Yes it is true ! I experienced it. Your account will terminated if no sales in 3 months after signup.
     
    iWEBMAN, May 2, 2017 IP
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    aamasum Greenhorn

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    #26
    No,I have seen that amazon don't banned account If don't sell
     
    aamasum, May 8, 2017 IP
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    iWEBMAN Well-Known Member

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    #27
    It is true ! See the evidence from here https://marketever.com/mistakes-get-banned-amazon-affiliate/. U can see point 16.
    No Sales In 90 Days
    According to the email, once you sign up for Amazon Affiliate program, you need to sell at least 1 product within 90 days, else you will no longer be an Amazon affiliate.
    However, the good news is, you can re-apply to become Amazon affiliate anytime later only on this circumstances.[​IMG]
     
    iWEBMAN, May 9, 2017 IP
  8. LearnBlogProfit

    LearnBlogProfit Peon

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    #28
    No, they will not ban you as your seller account will be linked to your personal account unless you set it up separately. Enough people use the same account for both buying and selling that banning sellers that don't have sales within a certain period would literally lead to banning customers as well.

    Not a good look as they are trying to continue expanding by large double digits each year.
     
    LearnBlogProfit, Jun 8, 2017 IP
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    crazzyjobs Member

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    #29
    Yes it was and now it is 180 days
     
    crazzyjobs, Sep 30, 2017 IP
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    That is the case, but I usually ask a family member to buy from my link, if that did happen. This was 4 years ago so I don't know about now.
     
    EpicAffiliateGuy, Nov 19, 2017 IP
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    dimitarang Active Member

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    #31
    This isn't true!
     
    dimitarang, Nov 19, 2017 IP
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    marl09 Well-Known Member

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    #32
    They have banned me for having no sales ...
     
    marl09, Nov 24, 2017 IP
  13. usasportstraining

    usasportstraining Notable Member

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    #33
    If you are talking about their affiliate program, no it's usually about 6 months of no commission. If you're talking about selling actual products on Amazon, no they never do that.
     
    usasportstraining, Nov 24, 2017 IP