well read

wow, two days in a row, that’s got to be a record. hey guys, thanks for coming by yesterday. it was so nice to read your comments and hear from you. every day brings something new, doesn’t it?

i’m stopping by to jot down some notes and keep what’s happening fresh and in the forefront.

today i’m be focusing on a part of my site that anyone can implement on their site and each will be completely unique.

it’s the joy of using ‘amazon affiliates’, specifically today, the ‘astore.

have you heard of it?

you can choose products from amazon to curate your favorite products and recommendations.

when someone goes to amazon from your site you get a referral which is really nice. (especially for someone like me who is making wishlists on there anyway!)

i got kind of caught up in it last night, focusing mainly on books and that was just the tip of the iceberg since it’s the ultimate rabbit hole.

here’s the one i’m putting together: astore.amazon.com/theparisapart-20. (it just went live)

as i was going through all the fascinating and swoon worthy books i realized they’re not in the right categories so i’ll go back now and organize them.

anyway it’s one way that i’m focusing on using affiliates on the site. as we grow and design this new site i want to share with you some of the ways i’ll be monetizing and modernizing it.

my other goal and passion is to collaborate with like minded people, someone, like, say… kathie from australia who was here yesterday and said she’d like to work together!

her gorgeous website and products are here: frenchcargo.com.au

i want one of everything she has, how about you? kathie, let’s talk! Ok, that’s it for me today, off to organize those books. have a great night!

oh PS just figured since this post was about books, why not do a giveaway with my own book?

we’ll draw two random commenters in the next post. ok, a tout alors!

April 14, 2017. Books, Friends, Life.


  1. blondness4ever replied:

    Love to own several of these, but my first choice would be Paris Flea Market Style! Then would be Paris Interiors, Paris 1962, The Innocents Abroad, Paris in Bloom and A Fifty Year Silence.

    All sound, lovely, interesting and well done!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Gerri replied:

    I am a big fan of Georgianna Lane and follow her on Insragram. All the books look interesting. Good selection.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. lisaane replied:

    April in Charleston is lovely! HB to You!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. The Paris Apartment replied:

    Hello ladies! So glad you dropped by and thank you for saying so! I’m going to send each of you a book. Can you email me with your address at claudia@theparisapartment.com, please ?


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