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Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Amazon Web Services: Supported

After signing with Amazon's Associates program in August 2010 I did little or no research into integrating their web services on my sites, however did feel-- if a client wanted this type of service, I could come up to speed with a little research. Work I had done with Commission Junction's SOAP offering and Facebook's API determining factors in my confidence levels.

At the time-- I had done extensive work with Commission Junction, Linkshare and a myriad of other online retailers insofar as integrating money making ads on sites via their respective API offerings-- and at first glance, the Amazon web services looked more complicated than I wanted tackle at the time.

Saturday, December 3rd 2011 while perusing Freelancer gigs-- I noticed an Amazon web services project that looked interesting-- so I decided to do more research. I spent the better part of Saturday afternoon, Sunday and Monday coming up to speed and now feel-- I can support Amazon offerings with ease.

Here is a screen grab of an application I developed using Amazon's Product Advertising API.

The interface is currently installed on qisoftware.com, however will be removed today. The installation was about 24 hours and only for testing and to see the type of statistics being reported via my Amazon Associates account. I will not have the stats until sometime after 9:00 am this morning.

The interface is a Java servlet and uses an authorization signing process.

I also integrated the "add to cart" feature which is a big deal to affiliates insofar as getting credit for their visitors' clicks. In this case-- the "add to cart" button generates a popup window for potential buyers to confirm their purchase-- as illustrated below.

In that there will be no online demonstration of this interface-- private demonstrations will be available for potential clients wanting something similar.

QiSoftware offers custom tools for almost any platform using most forms of provider data. See my contact page for more info.

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