AzonAuthority? What do you think?

by tycoon828 29 replies
Hello warriors


I noticed that many people are promoting AzonAuthority - a way to build your own eCommerce style amazon affiliate store.


I am an amazon affiliate and make money from review style sites.


I just don't know how can amazon affiliate store get free traffic? This kind of sites just upload tons of products with description. No really original and unique content. How can they get ranked in google search and get traffic?


Is there anyone here have amazon affiliate store experience? Do you really make money using JUST google search traffic?
#internet marketing product reviews & ratings #azonauthority
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  • Profile picture of the author Gary77
    I've just checked out the Azon Authority sales page after getting 10 different email saying its gone live. I have to say I'm pretty impressed so far with it has to offer... I can see its got more value that the stores that are out there. It seems they've done their homework about how to get around the issue of Amazon affliaites link showing in the product buy button ... which is what all Amazon eCommerce stores do...(this one just redirects you there after checkout while it says 'we've found Amazon is the best price taking you there now'.....very clever....) ... i think if you stick the store on a trusted or aged domain (like a review site) for example www.myreviews.com/shop ... then you could pick up low-competition organic search terms for that product OR just link to the store product from the review page (and say something like 'visit our store and to get the current price amongst our suppliers) ... i
  • Profile picture of the author RuthStewart
    Whatever you buy, you pretty much always have to drive traffic to. Sure, a site with Azonauthority will rank for long tail keywords, but that alone won't be enough, you will need to drive some traffic yourself. You know the stuff Google likes, Facebook interaction, Twitter, all that stuff. There's no free lunch! ☺️
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  • Profile picture of the author Caitlinz
    You could add azon authority as a store in your amazon niche sites. Having unique content will help when using azon authority instead of spinned content.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jesus Perez
    I'm worried about footprints. I'm seeing lots and lots of footprints that Google can easily track and potentially penalize if they feel the sites don't provide enough "value".

    That said, why would anyone build an online business that is reliant on the Amazon affiliate's program? You have to send tons of traffic to get 4% commissions? I'd rather send tons of traffic to my own products and get 100% commission plus a list of leads.
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  • Profile picture of the author anaconda
    I'd like to see some REAL reviews too. I've bought some of Sean Donahue's plugins in the past and I've refunded 50% of them because they were buggy as hell or required a really expensive OTO to get anything useful out of them.
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  • Profile picture of the author cypherslock
    Jesus, by your own offers you mean your own products? I guess some folks like being an affiliate. It is certainly possible to make a lot of coin with Amazon...or Clickbank...or CPA offers. But with any of that it is the effort you put into quality content on the site. This looks a darn side better than a lot of Amazon related plugins I've seen. Time will tell.
  • Profile picture of the author cjseven
    I didn't buy it. Here my concerns:

    - it depends on woocommerce so everytime woocommerce updates their plugin (and they do it a lot) this could bring issues to azon plugin.

    - can't mix it with products from other ecommerce affiliate site (I guess... I didn't see this on demo sites) which limits uniqueness.

    - every time you try to checkout it does the "magic" thing of "We've found the best prices for you on Amazon" which I guess is a lie. 1) Isn't good to lie to your visitors. credibility... 2) It happens all the time... (probably there are options inside to fix that - I'm just saying from what I saw in demos).

    - support issues. I bought profit builder (which has great relation quality / price) but support efficiency isn't so great...

    There is another theme that don't depend on woocommerce that does basically the same thing and allow you to add products from different stores (amazon, ebay, ....): Shopping Cart for WordPress | PremiumPress
    • Profile picture of the author Joan Altz
      Originally Posted by cjseven View Post

      - every time you try to checkout it does the "magic" thing of "We've found the best prices for you on Amazon" which I guess is a lie. 1) Isn't good to lie to your visitors. credibility... 2) It happens all the time... (probably there are options inside to fix that - I'm just saying from what I saw in demos).
      When I used the demo, it had a price on the item of about $75, and then it did the check on Amazon thing and automatically changed the price to the best deal price it found of about $69. I thought that was pretty cool.

      The site syncs the prices with Amazon periodically, so maybe it depends when a person shows up if they get a lower price or not during the check, plus depending on the item and if there is a lower price or not. I'm not exactly sure how it works though.

      I do like Azon Authority a lot, but like you, I'm always concerned about support response and bugs when it comes to Sean Donahoe.

      Profit Builder ended up being our biggest money earner of 2014 as an affiliate, but I refused to promote it for almost a month when it came out because of previous bugs in Sean's programs that he takes forever to fix.

      Then early this year the bugs came out again and I was looking at 50% refund rates for PB....not good. But he finally fixed those also and now it's back to business as usual.

      Lot of ups and downs with that guy. lol
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  • Profile picture of the author pewpewpewmonkeys
    ^if you bought profit builder did you also buy the "ultimate bundle" or whatever it was - it had an amazon extension to PB.

    I'd like to know how this new Donahoe product compares to the PB amazon extension add-on.
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    • Profile picture of the author cjseven
      Originally Posted by pewpewpewmonkeys View Post

      ^if you bought profit builder did you also buy the "ultimate bundle" or whatever it was - it had an amazon extension to PB.

      I'd like to know how this new Donahoe product compares to the PB amazon extension add-on.
      no, i didnt. just profit builder
  • Profile picture of the author Matt Feast
    Looks good, but there is three up sells for example. 1) Pro Member $97.97 2) Upsell $97 3) Another upsell $197. Good program just be aware of the extra cost.

    Note: The upsells are optional.

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