Sunday, April 03, 2005

The Amazon/Blogger Toolbar

Click here for AmazonThere's one thing that's been bugging me about being an Amazon "Associate". It would be nice to have a little browser-add-in -- a toolbar -- that would make it easy to blog about specific products.

Say I want to mention a DVD or a book. The toolbar would automagically detect the mention and create the correctly HTML, hyperlink and image tags included. By right-clicking on my blogger text box, I could paste the HTML into my blog post. And it would include my Associates URL encoding so I get credit for any click-throughs.

The folks at Meatme have a simple (5K) Amazon toolbar:

but it's not quite what I need as a blogger. One of these days maybe I'll get around to creating one.

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