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Get Your Move On

Get Your Move On
There can be several reasons why you might wish to move or copy your Associate-O-Matic store. You could have an existing setup that you’d like to copy, rather then redo from scratch. Or you might be moving your store to a different server. We’ll examine some methods to help you achieve this, hopefully with a minimum amount of fuss. The... Read More

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

The Theme Is Change

The Theme Is Change
By now many of you have upgraded to v5 (currently v5.0.2) with little or no difficulty. As expected, the most troublesome upgrades have involved AOM sites that were already heavily customized.  This post is going to discuss various aspects of completing the upgrade process, and what it will entail for some sites going forward. For this discussion, the terms ‘template’... Read More

V5: Templates

V5: Templates
This month marks the release of the long-awaited Version 5 for Associate-O-Matic. Two years of planning have culminated in this incredible upgrade. Gone are the bulky HTML tables, replaced by smooth CSS coding, allowing for unprecedented control over what appears on the page. After devoting the last two months discussing almost everything about this upgrade except the main feature,  it’s... 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