Don’t have time to build your own web site? AssociatesShop.com can build a site with Amazon associate links for you!
don’t already have
a web site that you’d like to integrate with Amazon, you can create
an online store with a tool called AssociatesShop.com
(http://www.associatesshop.com/). The idea is
very simple: you provide a store title, your Amazon associate tag,
and a product keyword, and AssociatesShop queries Amazon via its API
and builds a store full of products based on that keyword. If you run
a site for Led Zeppelin fans, you could use this service to instantly
create a store that links to Amazon with your associate tag. By
filling in a few form fields with the keywords
Zeppelin and clicking a few buttons, you can have
an online shop devoted to the British rockers in less than two
Figure 5-11 shows the first page of the shop setup process, where you enter your store’s title, choose a color scheme, and enter your associate tag.
Figure 5-11. Setting up a storefront, Step 1
You can also choose which product areas you’d like to show: books, music, DVDs, and/or videos. From there, you’ll need to associate keywords with each product line you chose. As you can see in Figure 5-12, you can type in your keyword or choose different selections from drop-down menus.
Figure 5-12. Setting up a storefront, Step 2
Once your keywords are set, you’ll ...