Support PF: buy on Amazon.com from here


by Greg Bernhardt
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Apr26-12, 10:41 AM
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Physics Forums has opened an affiliate account with Amazon.com

6% of any purchase you make is sent to Physics Forums. Think about buying your text books or electronics... anything here.

Just click this link and the tracking system will register that PF sent you. Thanks!!

http://www.amazon.com or http://www.amazon.co.uk
Is there any way to see if this works? I just clicked the link (the .com) and it took me to URL http://www.amazon.com/?tag=vglnk-c905-20. I assume that the tag identifies PF somehow. But then I logged in to my Amazon account, and now the tag doesn't appear in the URL.
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But this is still online buying. I think WWGD wants some arrangement where he walks into a store in person, and can indicate somehow that PF encouraged him to go there. But I'm not sure how that would or even could work.
No, I understand that is not likely to be viable. I just like to support places I get something from in general, to shape the city in a small way (i.e., helping places I like stay in business), so that I e.g., get my coffee from places that have seating over those who don't, etc.
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Is there any way to see if this works? I just clicked the link (the .com) and it took me to URL http://www.amazon.com/?tag=vglnk-c905-20. I assume that the tag identifies PF somehow. But then I logged in to my Amazon account, and now the tag doesn't appear in the URL.
I was wondering the same thing. Do I have to shopping cart some items using the pf link, or what?
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Quote Quote by Fredrik View Post
Is there any way to see if this works? I just clicked the link (the .com) and it took me to URL http://www.amazon.com/?tag=vglnk-c905-20. I assume that the tag identifies PF somehow. But then I logged in to my Amazon account, and now the tag doesn't appear in the URL.
I believe the tag transforms into a cookie. You can login, use a cart, whatever, it sticks.
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Hey Greg,

I live in Canada and buy everything from Amazon. I would be glad to help out this awesome site. Would you post the link for amazon.ca?

Thanks! :D

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Hey Greg,

I live in Canada and buy everything from Amazon. I would be glad to help out this awesome site. Would you post the link for amazon.ca?

Thanks! :D

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Thanks solstice! I added the link in the first post.
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Is there any way to make this more well known?

This is the first that I've heard of this, and I've bought several things from Amazon since joining this website. I understand that it's already a sticky, but as far as I know, very few people venture into this part of the forum.
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Thank you Greg! :)
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Jun29-12, 04:43 PM
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I remembered this time!!
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Just made an order to http://www.barnesandnoble.com.
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Just made an order to http://www.barnesandnoble.com.
Thanks Don!!!
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Aug22-12, 08:47 AM
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Students, don't forget to purchase all your books using this link. PF gets 6%!
http://www.amazon.com
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Nov14-12, 04:01 PM
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Remember this opportunity when shopping for xmas! :)
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NUTS ! You're a day late and several dollars short. I just finished all my Amazon Xmas shopping yesterday. Wish I had known about this.
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Quote Quote by phinds View Post
NUTS ! You're a day late and several dollars short. I just finished all my Amazon Xmas shopping yesterday. Wish I had known about this.
Always room for a last minute gift! :)
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Feb8-13, 10:32 AM
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Just used the link again! I'm starting to get into the habit :)
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Feb8-13, 10:36 AM
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Just used the link again! I'm starting to get into the habit :)
Thanks Big Sis! :)
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Jul19-13, 06:33 AM
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Wish I'd known about this earlier. I buy a lot of stuff from Amazon.

I'll remember for next time!


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