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Amazon Launches Mobile Associates API and Expands In-App Purchasing to Millions of Physical Products on Amazon.com for Kindle Fire and the Amazon Appstore
App developers can now become Amazon Associates and sell millions of products from Amazon.com, creating new monetization opportunities within their apps and games
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 27, 2013– Amazon today introduced the Mobile Associates API for Kindle Fire and other Android devices, enabling developers to merchandise millions of physical and digital items from Amazon.com within their apps and games. When using the new API, developers earn up to 6% on qualifying in-app customer purchases while providing customers an opportunity to easily buy and receive goods through Amazon’s secure 1-Click purchase experience and Amazon Prime shipping, where available. Until today, if developers wanted to create additional revenue channels for their apps they could use a “freemium” model with digital in-app purchasing or subscriptions, or by using mobile ads. With the Mobile Associates API, developers now have a new way to monetize their apps and games by offering contextually relevant goods across Amazon’s world class physical fulfillment network. The API can be used in the Amazon Appstore and in Google Play, …read more

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