Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Browsing and Searching

    1. Hacks #1-12

    2. Amazon Product Pages

    3. Find a Product’s ASIN

    4. Find a CD’s ASIN with the UPC

    5. Jump to a Product Using Its ASIN

    6. Create Shorter URLs

    7. Link Directly to Product Images

    8. Switch to a Text-Only Amazon

    9. Take Amazon Anywhere

    10. Browse and Search Categories with Browse Nodes

    11. Power-Search for Books

    12. Search Amazon from the IE Address Bar

    13. Search Amazon from Any Web Page in IE

    14. Add an Amazon Sidebar Search to Mozilla

  2. Chapter 2 Controlling Your Information

    1. Hacks #13-26

    2. Understand Identity at Amazon

    3. Fine-Tune Your Recommendations

    4. Enable 1-Click Buying

    5. Set Up a Group Account

    6. Create an “About You” Area

    7. Create a Wish List

    8. Add Items to a Wish List Remotely

    9. Add Multiple Items to a Wish List at Once

    10. Organize Your Wish List by Priority

    11. Set Email and Messages Preferences

    12. Get Movie Showtimes

    13. Create an Amazon Event Reminder

    14. Create Several Birthday Reminders at Once

    15. Best Practices for Your Amazon Account

  3. Chapter 3 Participating in the Amazon Community

    1. Hacks #27-48

    2. Community Features

    3. Accessing Community Features

    4. Write a Review

    5. Link Directly to Reviews of a Product

    6. Post a Review from a Remote Site

    7. Add Pop-up Amazon Reviews to Your Web Site

    8. Send an Email Alert if a Review Is Added to a Product

    9. Sort Books by Average Customer Rating

    10. Sort Your Recommendations by Average Customer Rating

    11. Scrape Product Reviews

    12. Publish Your Amazon Reviews on Your Site

    13. Share the Love (and Savings!) with Your Friends

    14. Create a Guide

    15. Post a Guide Remotely

    16. Add Product Advice Remotely

    17. Scrape Customer Advice

    18. Create a Listmania! List

    19. Gather Your Friends on Amazon

    20. Gather Your Friends’ Amazon IDs

    21. Get Purchase Circle Products with Screen Scraping

    22. Find Purchase Circles by Zip Code

    23. Track the Ranks of Books Over Time

    24. Group Conversations About Books

    25. Add a “Currently Reading” List to Your Web Site

  4. Chapter 4 Selling Through Amazon

    1. Hacks #49-58

    2. Understanding Amazon’s Sales Programs

    3. Sell a Book with Amazon Marketplace

    4. Speed Up the Listing Process

    5. List Several Items for Sale at Once

    6. Sell What People Want

    7. Scope Out the Marketplace Competition

    8. List Your Items for Sale on Your Web Site

    9. Put an Item Up for Bid at Amazon Auctions

    10. Get (and Keep!) a Good Seller Rating

    11. Collect Donations from Your Web Site with the Honor System

    12. Show the Progress of Your Honor System Fund on Your Site

  5. Chapter 5 Associates Program

    1. Hacks #59-75

    2. Make Money by Linking to Amazon

    3. Build Associate Links

    4. Sell Items from Your Site

    5. Sell Items with Pop-up Windows

    6. Create Banner Ads for Your Site

    7. Rotate Through Several Keyword Banners on Your Site

    8. Add an Amazon Search Box to Your Site

    9. Show Amazon Search Results on Your Site

    10. Create an Online Store

    11. Donate to Charities Through Associate Links

    12. Format a Review for Your Site

    13. Create Amazon Associate Links on Your Movable Type Weblog

    14. Simplify Amazon Associate Links in Your Blosxom Weblog

    15. Add an Amazon Box to Your Site

    16. Deep Linking to Amazon’s Mobile Device Pages

    17. Measure Your Associate Sales

    18. Publish Your Associate Sales Statistics on Your Site

    19. Associates Program Best Practices

  6. Chapter 6 Amazon Web Services

    1. Hacks #76-100

    2. What Are Web Services?

    3. Why Expose an API?

    4. What You Need

    5. What You Can Do

    6. Making Requests

    7. The RESTful Way: XML/HTTP

    8. SOAP Web Services

    9. Working With Responses

    10. View XML Responses in a Browser

    11. Embed Product Details into a Web Page with PHP

    12. Program AWS with PHP

    13. Program AWS with Python

    14. Program AWS with Perl

    15. Loop Around the 10-Result Limit

    16. Program XML/HTTP with VBScript

    17. Transform AWS Results to HTML with XSLT

    18. Work Around Products Without Images

    19. Syndicate a List of Books with RSS

    20. Import Data Directly into Excel

    21. Program AWS with SOAP and VB.NET

    22. Program AWS with SOAP::Lite and Perl

    23. Program AWS with NuSOAP and PHP

    24. Create a Wireless Wish List

    25. Make Product Titles Shorter

    26. Encode Text for URLs

    27. Cache Amazon Images Locally

    28. Cache AWS Responses Locally

    29. Create an Amazon AIM Bot

    30. Compare International Sales

    31. Program AWS with Mozilla

    32. Search or Browse Amazon with Watson

    33. Add Cover Art to Your Digital Music Collection

    34. Using All Consuming’s SOAP and REST Interfaces

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