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Amazon is recruiting social media celebrities to start their own stores on its site

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Amazon is seeking social media celebrities.

The online shopping giant quietly launched a new program this week in which influencers with “large followings” can apply to host their own stores on its site in exchange for a commission on products sold.

TechCrunch first reported the news on Friday.

The program, currently in its beta testing stage, appears to be a more exclusive version of Amazon’s existing affiliating marketing service. The latter allows anyone to earn a cut of sales profits by posting product links in blogs or websites, launching customized stores and otherwise promoting goods on the site.  Read more…

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