Will Amazon Affiliate Twitter posting tool increase spam?

Amazon has introduced a new feature for its Affiliate members, making it easy to post a link to any product on the site to Twitter.

It’s another step in making it easy to promote Amazon’s products, after the introduction of cut-and-paste widgets and “link to this page” for bloggers and website owners.

Yet Twitter is already flooded with spam and promotional messages, and Amazon has just made it a whole lot easier for casual spammers to flood the service with affiliate links.

Making money with Amazon even if you miss the direct sale

Until recently, I’d almost given up on being an Amazon affiliate. It wasn’t necessarily hard to get people to click on links but they rarely seemed to buy what I was offering them. However, times have changed. I can’t think of any of my family, friends or acquaintances that isn’t aware of the Amazon brand […]