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Mythbusting, AOM Style

Mythbusting, AOM Style
Associate-O-Matic is the most popular Amazon affiliate script out there; there’s no doubt about that. True, there is competition, and that’s fine; a little elbowing can make for a better product. But in an effort to make some of the also-rans look better, claims are made that may not be accurate. Many times a competitor’s website will roll out charts... Read More

V5: What It Won’t Do

V5: What It Won’t Do
The upcoming version five of Associate-O-Matic will introduce many great new features. Templating will be the most obvious addition. Last month we discussed some of the other additions, such as Image Cloak, Integrated Search Within Results, etc. As it enters the final stages of Beta testing, I would like to balance out this preview look by discussion of what the... Read More

Questions, I Get Questions…

Questions, I Get Questions…
From time to time I get questions on various aspects of AOM that do not merit a full post, but should receive some sort of answer (otherwise I get them over and over again).  So I will attempt to catch them up here, in no particular order. Some questions come from this blog, but most are asked either in the... Read More

Adding the Final Polish

Adding the Final Polish
Recently there was a post in the forum with the questions below. I thought I’d expand a bit on the answers and include them here for the benefit of anyone who might have missed it the first time around. These are all questions that have to do with adding the last little bit to a nearly completed AOM site. What... Read More

Disclaiming V4.2.0 (and other goodies)

Disclaiming V4.2.0 (and other goodies)
In the previous post (‘The Secret Key of Amazon’) I outlined the procedure for obtaining the AWS keys that Amazon will now be requiring for calls to their data feed (like AOM uses). This time I want to run down a few other wrinkles in version 4.2.0 that will be part of Associate-O-Matic going forward. The first is the text... Read More