The Amazon Widgets.have entered the 21st Century by announcing
They’ve gone fully into it with 16 widgets for your blog covering a range of functions (listed below).
Some of the widgets are open to everyone – others are exclusively for(those enrolled in the affiliate program).
Update – exploring these a little deeper reveals that some of the 16 are actually just ‘classic link’ options (ie things we could already do. There are a few new options – but those options listed towards the bottom of the list below were already available.
Show studio previews for a huge range of recent and classic movies or tv shows available from the Unbox video download service.
Make elegant slideshow widgets out of images chosen from products across the entire Amazon catalog – CD cover art, DVD’s, books, anything!
Take tag clouds one step further by showing Product Clouds – clusters of product titles relevant to your page
Express yourself by recommending and commenting on products from Amazon.com. Let everyone know how you feel and what you like!
Show your Amazon Wish List in a widget and let everyone know what you like. Or show your friend or relatives Wish List to help plan a special occasion.
Quickly and easily link to relevant Amazon.com products as you write your blog posts or page content by including custom HTML tags as you type.
Let your readers find and explore interesting products from Amazon.com without them leaving your site.
With aStore widgets, you can display products from your aStore. You can add aStore widgets to various pages of your website and drive traffic to your aStore.
Link to specific products in our catalog. Also, power up your Product Links with Product Previews by Amazon!
Have you ever wondered how to give visitors to your site more information about the Amazon products you merchandise – without taking up more space? Or how to keep visitors on your site until they’re ready to buy? If so, Product Previews is the product for your site!
Satisfy your inner wordsmith, and link to favorite destinations, search results, or any other page on Amazon.
Automatically identify and link contextually relevant phrases within your content to Amazon products.
Leave it up to us! Automatically feature ideal products based on Amazon’s unique knowledge about what works for your site, for your users and for the content of your page.
Use an Easy Link to feature a variety of Amazon.com promotions or select a promotional banner to feature specific product categories.
Enable your visitors to search the Amazon.com catalog by placing product search boxes on your webpage.
Recommended Product Links
Automatically feature products based on product categories or keywords.