EcomCrew Podcast

E420: Rebates and Coupons are Dead. Now What?

You really can’t predict what Amazon will do next these days. One minute I make a prediction that they won’t ban rebates because it makes them money, the next minute they’re bringing the hammer down on RebateKey.

In this episode, Dave and I will break down Amazon’s latest policy drop regarding off-Amazon rebates and coupons, what the next white-hat and black-hat tactics are likely going to be, and how you can still succeed on Amazon moving forward. 


  • Why the FTC might consider rebates as review manipulation – 5:22
  • What the Amazon policy update means for sellers – 7:09
  • The future of RebateKey and rebates in general – 12:19
  • How much data Amazon has on its users and which data it tracks – 19:50
  • Will Amazon start banning sellers for using rebates? – 25:29

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Michael Jackness

Michael started his first business when he was 18 and is a serial entrepreneur. He got his start in the online world way back in 2004 as an affiliate marketer. From there he grew as an SEO expert and has transitioned into ecommerce, running several sites that bring in a total of 7-figures of revenue each year.

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