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So it happened again. It was inevitable. On 14th April 2020, Amazon associates received a harmless normal-looking email that changed their lives (once again). It was another commission cut from Amazon. If you are new to the affiliate marketing game, Amazon offers one of the most popular affiliate programs around the world in terms of the number of affiliates. When I joined the program back in 2016, it was decent. They had a tiered commission (the more you sold, the higher you made per unit) and in early 2018, they did their first change. They cut commission on some categories and they also closed the tiered commission to a unit-based one. That generated a lot of anger among affiliates but everyone still stuck with it. The commission range was around 8% in some categories and averaged at around 5%. But they changed it again. This is what the latest change…

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