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- Amazon price tracker and price drop alerts service. It's totally free, no registration is required.
- MusicLink.fm is a mashup between Amazon, Grooveshark and Facebook that lets you stream full albums for free. MusicLink also lets you see what your friends are listening to.
- Tracks and graphs Amazon price history. Allows user to be emailed when the price hits a desired point.
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There's always been a little annoyance on the end of affiliate APIs, those that pay developers money for referring buyers. In exchange for a potential sale, developers have to send their users to the company's site to complete the transaction. In the future, many of those purchasers will be able to remain using the developer's application for the length of the sale. We're a step closer to that future with a new release from API management company Mashery (a ProgrammableWeb sponsor). Mashery customers can now process transactions through their APIs, which means the potential for applications with lower barriers between a customer and a sale. And yes, that little annoyance at the end of affiliate APIs could be going away.
Shopping isn't necessarily particular for this audience, but have you ever tried to help your parents or non tech-savvy friends try to shop for a computer? SalesClark aims to combine several online shop APIs (such as Amazon and Commission Junction) to build a tool that you can sit your mom down with and help her find a computer.
It will give a whole new meaning to platform shoes. Online shoe retailer Zappos is alpha testing its upcoming API. The platform has endpoints to search products and provide details, such as price and images. Pairing the API with Zappos' affiliate program, developers could also make money when users buy products.
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