We can all think of lots of ways to describe Amazon. However, most of us don’t first think of Amazon as an advertising platform. Yet, Amazon sold $609 million in ads in 2012, and eMarketer predicts that it will eclipse $835 million in advertising sales in 2013. Those are big numbers.
Amazon has been working for years on a program to turn what it knows about its customers into a contextual advertising product to monetize the traffic from visitors not ready to buy on Amazon.com. Even with the emergence of Google Product Listing Ads, more users start their ecommerce journeys at Amazon than at Google, so incorporating Amazon into your ecommerce strategy is now essential….