Amazon Associates is Amazon.com’s pioneering affiliate program. Recently I started playing around aStore, their new service that allows you to build your own online store featuring products sold through Amazon.com. It’s really easy to setup, highly configurable and functions like stripped-down, customized version of Amazon.com, complete with product recommendations and Listmania integration. There’s also a widget that you can create and add to your website to promote your aStore listings.
I just setup a Laughing Squid aStore featuring selected books and videos by our friends and other people that we really like. It looks like it might be a great way to organize our recommendations all in one place, while helping promote some of our favorite writers, artists and filmmakers