Amazon Product Advertising API

Amazon Product Advertising
What was formerly the ECS - eCommerce Service - has been renamed the Product Advertising API. Through this API developers can retrieve product information. The API exposes Amazon's product data and e-commerce functionality. This allows developers, web site publishers and others to leverage the Amazon Product Discovery features that Amazon uses to power its own business, and potentially make money as an Amazon affiliate. Additionally, the API has features allowing developers to advertise proucts, let users search for Amazon products and help users discover Amazon products. Both REST and SOAP APIs are provided, this profile is for the REST API.
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Mpire Mpire
Sophisticated online shopping service that searches the most popular online stores in one place to show buyers the true market value of products they want to buy. Over 50 trillion historical sales analyzed.
TuneGlue TuneGlue
Slick interactive visualization of the relationship between music artists using the and APIs. NOTE: As of Oct 2008, this site appears to have stopped operation.
CoverDig CoverDig
Uses the Amazon API to esily find covers and sleeves for music, books, dvds and games. The search capability is extended with an option to search for multiple items in one go, by inputting terms as a list.
Mugshot Mugshot
Mugshot keeps track of what you and your friends are doing on the web in one easy location. Includes a free desktop client and embed for third party sites. Supports all the major social media services with more being added every day.
RDF Book Mashup RDF Book Mashup
The RDF book mashup makes information about books, their authors, reviews, and online bookstores available on the Semantic Web. This information can be used by RDF tools and you can link to it from your own Semantic Web data.
Fitness Products Fitness Products
Site builds a web cloud based off content which ties directly to a product search using the Amazon Search API.
Wii Seeker Wii Seeker
A mashup to help consumers locate a Nintendo Wii. Provides retail addresses, locations, shipment dates, and local ebay auctions
PS3 Seeker PS3 Seeker
A mashup to help consumers locate a PS3. Provides retail addresses, locations, shipment dates, and local eBay auctions.
SongList SongList
Online Music by Artist. For each artist on, users can see a list of songs and which albums they appear on. The site links directly to the online music providers iTunes, eMusic, Rhaphsody and Napster, that have the song in their catalog.
Tagbulb Tagbulb
Tagbulb simplifies tag search by aggregating content from various sources like Flickr, YouTube and many more. Users can browse by content type like images, videos, blogs, bookmarks, podcasts, products, books etc.
Exit 39 Exit 39
Exit 39 takes datefeeds from merchants with affiliate programs and allows webmasters to create targeted product ads where the webmaster receives 100 percent of the commissions from sales generated from the ads. Free MP3s Free MP3s
Deprecated is a German online magazine. They mashed up free and legal promo MP3s on the net with tour dates, Amazon CD reviews, YouTube videos and akuma MP3 download store.
Boddit Boddit
Offers price comparison for online deals. It aggregates deals from a variety of bargain hunting websites into a slick price comparison engine.
A social bookmarking network for recommending websites, services, products, videos, music playlists and rss feeds. The site adds content from YouTube, Yahoo Videos, Faces, and other services when appropriate.
Tokyo Front Tokyo Front
Visualized newest interests and buzzwords in Japan. Sources include YouTube and Yahoo.
mapdango mapdango
Winner of the 2008 Mashup Camp 6 best mashup contest. Mapdango combines many APIs to create an uber map mashup with lots of ways to explore content from from WeatherBug, Flickr, Wikipedia, Eventful, and Gruvr.
Flowser Flowser
Flowser is graphical Amazon Browser. Type in a product name and see a visualization of the search results by product type.
Early Miser Early Miser
Early Miser is a mashup built on top of, Yahoo Shopping, Amazon, and Ebay. It offer comparison shopping, custom product lists, custom product feeds and tagging.
Game System Wars Game System Wars
Uses Amazon and Google APIs to track the success of the competing next-generation game systems: XBox 360, Wii, and PS3.
Webmunism Webmunism
Combines YouTube videos, Flickr photos, albums and Amazon books, grouped by Wikipedia category.
ResultR ResultR
Meta search engine mashup built as a high-school project. It allows you to create your own search engine where you can choose from 30+ sources you want to include in your results.
Amazon Prime Search Amazon Prime Search
Simple Amazon search interface that filters items to show only things eligible for Amazon Prime free shipping.
musiclovr musiclovr
Music mashup that allows searching of data from Amazon, news from Yahoo, and blogs via Technorati. Recommendations Recommendations
Recommendations channel on Passado is a new feature that allows users to pick their favourite Books, Films and Music, write reviews, read reviews and even buy items online. Integrates with Amazon.
AmzWish AmzWish
The Amazon API and RSSBus combined to create a wishlist widget. With this widget, not only will people buy you things, but you can get paid when they do.
Amazon Search Widget Amazon Search Widget
Yahoo Widget that searches the Amazon products database based on product name and category.
Mr. Rebates for Product Research Mr. Rebates for Product Research
This mashup uses the Amazon API to give reviews and ratings on thousands of products organized into handy categories ranging from computers, electronics and home goods.
Grupthink Social Recommendations Grupthink Social Recommendations
Grupthink allows anyone to explore open-ended topics and questions with everyone, and allows everyone to add answers or vote on existing answers. When that answer is a book, music, or movie, buy it directly via Amazon.
GuruLib GuruLib
GuruLib is an attempt to help organize home libraries. GuruLib fetches all cataloging information such as author and actor list, synopsis, genre, front cover etc. Either via Amazon database or from over 530 public or university libraries around the world.
Stuff a Blog Stuff a Blog
This webapp for bloggers to create content-rich blog posts. Type in keywords, select content, and it returns the HTML. Returns relevant data from Flickr, Yahoo Maps, Amazon and others.
Sampa Sampa
A do-it-yourself website creation and hosting service designed to enable users to easily create sites using web services such as Blogger, Flickr, YouTube, and BlueDot.
Moviemappr Moviemappr
Find out what major motion pictures are filmed near you. Results are displayed in a Google map. Click on movie names to get movie details or buy it on
Otaku Search Otaku Search
Mashup of Flickr, YouTube and Amazon. Find photos, movies, items of Japanese anime, comics and games.
Texsy Ads Texsy Ads
Texsy automatically underlines product-y phrases on a web page, and creates a mouseover ad with related products and prices. The ad clicks are connected to the Amazon, Ebay and affiliate programs.
Sleevenotes Sleevenotes
Rich mashup that brings back the good old days of music album liner notes, bio, and other background for what you listen to. Builds on, Flickr, Amazon, MusicBrainz, and Wikipedia.
Bester News Bester News
News aggregation service with geocoding for regionalization. Includes finance, sports and other topics.
Desert Island Lists Desert Island Lists
Top-1o style lists of cross-referenced songs, artists, albums, films, actors, directors and reviews. Searchable and available to buy online via Amazon and eBay.
The Buzz The Buzz
The Buzz is a no-nonsense, user-review driven web site that does not require registration or need complex searches to find what you want, you just click, read, compare and purchase.
What's at the Top What's at the Top
See the top 10 items in various retail charts, and purchase them via a link. The page content is customizable on a per-user basis.
Life2Life Virtual Shopping Life2Life Virtual Shopping
Life2Life is a real store in a virtual world. Uses the Amazon and SecondLife APIs to allow you to shop in virtual space. This link brings you to the story about it, you need Second Life to see it in action.
TV Schedules TV Schedules
Combines TV schedules for 50 channels in 6 time zones with IMDB, Amazon and Wiki data. Uses the SIMILE Timeline API to render TV listings visually.
Ontok Highlighter Ontok Highlighter
Free ad-supported web service for publishers that highlights words on a site using Ontok UrlInfo API backend. When users mouseover the inserted links, they see ads and search results from other APIs like Amazon, ebay,, Adsense, and Yahoo.
Velyoo Local Marketplaces Velyoo Local Marketplaces
Mashes up articles from several marketplaces like ebay, Amazon or, a Swiss auction platform, and displays it on a map. Uses Ip Geo-Information to display initial map view.
Bumble Search Bumble Search
Bumble Search is a Firefox extension that mashes up the Web by integrating content from Amazon, BBC,, eBay and other sources.
SCANBUY Shopper is a Shopping Assistant for your mobile phone. The application allows the user to search for online offers while in a store using the barcodes barcode on the products.
Quebec Wineries Map Quebec Wineries Map
A Google Map showing the location for each of the wineries operating in Quebec with links to their websites and related wine information.
Setup wish lists of items you'd like to purchase, customize them with pictures and themes. Give them a password or leave them public and open them up for commenting. OS X users can use a dashboard widget to make a wishlist, and share it when its ready.
BiblioPage BiblioPage
Book finding service using z3950 library information and Amazon web services.
E41ST - Public Libraries with Amazon E41ST - Public Libraries with Amazon
Named after New York's East 41st Street, Library Way, E41ST provides an integrated interface for Browsing. At Amazon, and looking up at your Public Library. Winner of Adobe Flex Developer Derby in Mashup category.
Movie Reviewr Movie Reviewr
A movie review mash-up. Combines data and services from Amazon,, TRYNT and Yahoo. In addition to the listed public web services a number of feeds are also consumed from Cinema Blend, Movie Web, Movies, Netflix, and Rotten Tomatoes and Yahoo.
Bookalizer Bookalizer
Bookalizer is a mashup of Amazon and Topicalizer to generate site related book ads. If you buy a book from an ad, the complete provision is given as a donation to a good cause. Similar to idea of Amazon self optimizing links. In German.
Google Spreadsheets with Amazon Google Spreadsheets with Amazon
Example mashup of google spreadsheets, taking amazon book results and creating a new spreadsheet through the python api.
MusicPortl is a music information portal, displaying much info on the artist you are searching for, including bio, similar artists, photos, releases and more while still keeping good page loading times by loading most of the info after display via ajax.
Amazon Quick and Dirty Browse Amazon Quick and Dirty Browse
Quick and dirty way to explore the Amazon browse nodes, and get top sellers for each node.
Top City Books Top City Books
Browse the biggest 150 cities around the world and see the most popular books about each city in 8 subjects. Great for browsing, traveling, general interest, etc.
Price Compare by Phone Price Compare by Phone
This tool lets you compare prices from Yahoo, Amazon, Nextag, MSN, Clipfire and Yahoo Bargains. Available for WAP capable phone. Simply provide the product details or UPC code.
Frucall Frucall
Frucall is a free phone-based price-comparison shopping service for consumers to compare prices and purchase products using their cell phones, anywhere, anytime. Frucall blends the benefits of in-store shopping with the flexible nature of shopping online.
Amazon CLI Amazon CLI
A unique browser based command line interface to Search, browse and purchase Amazon products all via the command line -- welcome to the world of Zero-click shopping. Firefox only. (see Developer Notes for update info)
Similarity Web Similarity Web
Search for any product on amazon and visualize its 2-level deep similarity web in Flash. Nice visualization
mobsaver mobsaver
An SMS price comparison tool. Compare prices on Amazon and eBay while you are out shopping via text messaging.
MusicPortl MusicPortl
MusicPortl is a place where you can gather information about music artists, took from several interesting places all over the web. MusicPortl tells you about almost every known artists biography by featuring wikipedia articles, links to recent blog posts.
opsdo opsdo
opsdo has two goals - to allow people to search many information sources which mainstream search engines do not cover well and to allow people to search groups of such sources -- e.g. RottenTomatoes, IMDb and Amazon.
Search for products on: Google, Yahoo, PriceGrabber, Shopzilla, Amazon,, etc. and will show you price comparisons directly into your current page. Click on a merchant for any product and optionally add the product to your "lists". 2%
Alternate URL Ads Alternate URL Ads
A mashup service designed to increase AdSense revenues. Alternate URL Ads replaces non-paying PSAs with paying contextual geo-targetted ads.
Zakka Map Zakka Map
Japaneses antiques and interiors shop guide map.
The Amazing Baconizer The Amazing Baconizer
Connecting a million popular culture dots via the Amazon API. Describe two items and see how they're linked by consumer preference via intermediate items. Choose from books, CDs, or films, and you can mix and match.
AmazonHive AmazonHive
Alternative interface into the Amazon catalog. Java applet with price sliders and other filtering tools.
ActorTracker ActorTracker
ActorTracker takes feeds of upcoming television shows, movies and celebrity news combined into a shopping experience with merchandise from Amazon and eBay
Amazames Amazames
A portal for casual games related to online shopping in general and shopping, primarily via Second place winner in 2006 Amazon developer contest. Requires Windows download.
DVD Wars DVD Wars
The DVD Wars fought on Amazon. See the battle between Blu-ray vs. HD DVD nicely charted and tracked on this Amazon API app. See which has more available. See which costs more.
PriceHeat PriceHeat
A one-click price checker. A handy bookmarklet to quickly compare prices for any product. Uses the Amazon API.
Relate-a-zon Game Relate-a-zon Game
Six Degrees of Amazon recommended products. Complete missions like Find your way from DeWalt drill to the book American Psycho. Least hops or money spent earns a spot on the highscore. Fun game.
Intelligent agents based marketspace constantly aggregating top deals and rebates for a wide range of products.
blueorganizer blueorganizer
The blueorganizer is the smart browser extension for Firefox. With this organizer the web turns into everyday objects like books, cars, restaurants and movies. Collect things with 1 click, find new information and share what you find with your friends.
Jauntlet Jauntlet
Jauntlet is a tool for travelers to add travel plans and maps to many popular sites including MySpace, Facebook, and Blogger.
Spoiler 4 Movie Spoiler 4 Movie
Movie Spoiler website combining trailers from YouTube and DVD-Soundtracks from Amazon.
Google Maps Meets Stuffopolis Google Maps Meets Stuffopolis
Mashup of Google maps, Amazon and Stuffopolis. Here is a snapshot of where my stuff is around the world right now. Each marker is a friend. Click on a marker and you see what stuff they have.
ZabboWabbo ZabboWabbo
ZabboWabbo gleans from more than 10 sources for your search to potentially provide broader and more useful results.
BillBiter UK BillBiter UK
BillBiter UK is a simple Amazon custom storefront.
FeatFinder FeatFinder
Explore relationship between artists. Idea based on six degrees theory: no artist is separated from another by more than six other artists. 3rd place winner in Amazon developer contest.
My 10 Wishes My 10 Wishes
Winner of the Amazon and Microsoft developer contest. Lets children pick what they want for Christmas from custom list of Amazon toys and games.
icreaterss icreaterss
A service for creating RSS web feeds that integrate your Amazon Associates listings into your site.
A shopping service that gives a unique view into the Amazon catalog: Line charts show you price and sales rank over time.
iPod Radar iPod Radar
iPod Radar helps people iPods and accessories as well as iPod news, blogs, links, software and more.
Drag and drop DVDs recommendations. You put them into buckets for those you love, hate, or have not seen. Then based on your choices the site makes recommendations to you.
RSStalker for Amazon RSStalker for Amazon
Deprecated provides XML based RSS feeds to track price changes of Amazon products. Generate a feed for a single product or for an entire wishlist. Add it to your favorite aggregator and you will be automatically notified when the price changes.
Sharing platform for social groups which integrates mapping, photo sharing, link sharing and other services.
Books Price Books Price
Compare book prices before you buy with this handy multiple book price comparison service. You can even feed it your wishlist and get comparisons on them all automatically.
Amazons Eyes Amazons Eyes
NOTE: As of July 2007, this site is down. Daily recommendations from the most helpful Amazon reviewers.
Uses the Amazon API and an Ajax-style UI to retrieve CD/DVD covers from the Amazon catalog. The second version of adds music, video, and lyric search, in addition to albumart search.
Create lists of movies, cds, dvds, any old thing, and share them with friends. Lists are editable and commentable.
Pricenoia Pricenoia
Compares all 6 Amazon international stores, adds shipping to the user country, using user local currency, as updated daily using a webservice, and keeps a price evolution chart.
musicmap musicmap
musicmap is a visual music search tool for finding the albums similar to the ones you know.
4isbn 4isbn
Search for books by ISBN using this simple application built on the Amazon APIs.
MyBigRiver MyBigRiver
Search through the Amazon catalog with this simple Ajax-powered interface. By Jeff Chausse.
Celebsoup Celebsoup
News, pictures, music, videos and gossip about your favorite celebrity. Built on Amazon, eBay, Wikipedia, and Yahoo Search.
Gift or Not Gift or Not
Get personalized gift ideas using the interactive query and recommendation tool built on the Amazon API. Indicate person, price range, rate a series of suggested gifts, it learns, then makes recommendations.
The A-Tree The A-Tree
Use AJAX tree browser to show the Amazon product catalog in a live, clickable outline. Clicks open successive tree levels without need for a page refresh. Products are shown in a dynamic Ajax popup.
Hiking Outpost Hiking Outpost
Resource for hikers that combines Amazon product data with online resources for camping and trail information.
TitleZ TitleZ
Book trends for publishers using the Amazon API. Retrieves current and historic sales rank data for Amazon book titles, displaying trends in graphic and numeric form for each analysis and decision making.