OpenAm linking

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It's always been difficult to link to Amazon, because you have to find the ASIN (product code) to put in the URL. To avoid this, the OpenAm service lets anyone link directly to Amazon product pages, just by using the title (and the author if the title's not precise enough).

For example, to link to Stephen Wolfram's 'A New Kind Of Science', you can use the URL
http://www.openam.com/url.cgi?title=a%20new%20kind%20of%20science
(the %20 is the encoding for a space).

To link to Howard Rheingold's 'Smart Mobs', you could use
http://www.openam.com/url.cgi?title=smart%20mobs
or
http://www.openam.com/url.cgi?title=smart%20mobs&author=rheingold

and to link to 'The Life Of Pi' using your associates ID (to get sales commission), just use
http://www.openam.com/url.cgi?title=life%20of%20pi&ref=exampleid

If that's still too complicated, you can use this OpenAm bookmarklet to generate the links automatically.