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Amazon Affiliate Program

on Sat, 11/16/2013 - 02:34

The HCES PTA is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

The PTA will earn sales commission on any Amazon product anyone purchases, provided that they click on an Amazon banner on this website.

Anyone can do it.  Shop like normal on Amazon, but first click this banner to take you to Amazon.  It's that easy!

  Just Click this big square Amazon Banner!  

Just click on this banner to be taken to You or anyone else.

Once on Amazon, shop like normal.

Just check out soon after clicking this banner (within 24 hours.)

Come back here if you start a new browser session.


We can't email you the link.

You must come here first to click your way to Amazon

Tell everyone.

Raising money for the kids could not be easier!


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Q: Is there an added cost to the shopper?

A: Absolutely NOT!  Items cost the same as they normally would, but Amazon pays a commission to its affilliates for referring shoppers.

Q: Just click the banner? Don't I need to select a product when clicking to Amazon?

A: Nope, just click this banner first, then search and shop for any product on the Amazon website.

Q: Must I come to the PTA website to do this?  Can't someone just send me a link in an e-mail?

A: You must come to the website.  The rules set by Amazon are very clear; commissions are paid only when clicking on an affiliate's (e.g., the PTA's) banner on a website. Emailing links is expressly forbidden.

Q: Do these commission apply only to purchases made by parents?  Can my relatives use it?

A: Anyone! Anyone who shops on Amazon can participate!  Parents, teachers, relatives, friends, strangers.  Tell everyone! 

Q: Do I need to log in to the PTA  website?

A: No, you don't have to log in; just visit this page and click the banner.

Q: Is my privacy protected?

A: Absolutely! The PTA does not know who purchases the items.

Q: What if I put something in my Amazon shopping cart and come back later?  Will the PTA get sales commission?

A: As long as the shopper checks out and completes the purchase within 24 hours of first clicking the banner, YES!

Q: How much commission does the PTA earn?

A: It varies somewhat depending on the product type (e.g. books vs. electronic movies downloads vs. gift cards,) but generally the commission is 6%!  This will quickly add up to significant earnings for the kids!