Update Your Existing Alexa Skill and Acquire 50 New Unique Customers within 30 Days to Earn Developer Perks

Earn an Invitation to Skill Critique Session and Get Feedback from Alexa Experts

Publish an update to a live Alexa skill between July 12 – August 12, 2019 and acquire 50 new unique customers within the first 30 days the skill update is live to earn an invitation to a skill critique session, hosted by an Alexa Evangelist

If your skill qualifies, you will be invited to a group skill critique session, during which an Alexa Evangelist will demo your skill live, share their first impressions, and provide feedback. This feedback can be essential to building an engaging skill and helping make your skill eligible for Amazon promotion.

To be eligible for this promotion, your skill must have been published in the US Skill Store prior to July 11 at 11:59 pm PDT and you must reside in the US. If you’re not in the US, see if your country or region of residence is covered by our promotions in the EUJapanAustraliaMexico, and India to see if your country of residence is included.

Offer Terms and Conditions

  • To be eligible for this offer, developers must publish an update to a skill between July 12, 2019 at 12:01 am PDT and August 12, 2019 at 11:59 pm PDT (the “promotion period") and acquire 50 new unique customers (users who interact with a skill for the first time) within the first 30 days of the submitted skill’s latest publish date occurring within the promotion period.
  • To be eligible for this offer, developers must reside in the US and the submitted skill must be a) a custom skill, b) published to the US Skill Store prior to July 11, 2019 at 11:59 pm PDT, and c) submitted via the form above. 
  • In addition, a skill must not have been developed or derived from a skill developed with financial or preferential support from Amazon.com. Such skills include, but are not limited to, those that received funding or investment for their development, were developed under contract, or received a commercial license from Amazon.com any time prior to the end of promotion period. This includes skills that have been funded or co-developed by Amazon.com including skills that earn money through licensing. Amazon.com, at their sole discretion, may disqualify a submission, if awarding a promotional benefit would create a real or apparent conflict of interest.
  • Amazon will distribute invitations to the group skill critique sessions within 90 days of the promotion’s conclusion (by November 12, 2019) .
  • Only the primary account owner for the Vendor ID associated with the skill ID may submit to the promotion. If you are the primary account owner, you can view your Administrator (owner) role by going to Settings > User Permissions in your Amazon Developer account.
  • The primary account owner for the Vendor ID associated with the skill ID must have a valid social security number or tax payer ID number in the tax portion of your Amazon Developer Console to be eligible for the promotion.
  • This promotion is only available to US residents with a valid social security number or tax payer ID number in your Amazon Developer Console account.
  • Amazon will use the information you submit in connection with this promotion for tax reporting.
  • No skills built using any third-party tools will qualify.
  • Developers must have an account on the Amazon Developer Console for which you are the primary account owner and accept the Amazon Developer Services Agreement to be eligible for the offer.
  • Offer limited to one promotion benefit per person, per skill ID, per developer account, per email address, per Amazon.com account and per physical address.
  • I understand that by submitting this form, offer benefits emailed to me may be reported to the IRS as income whether I avail myself of the benefit, gift it, sell it, or let it expire.
  • Offer may not be combined with other offers.
  • Amazon reserves the right to disqualify a customer from receiving offer benefits if Amazon determines in its sole discretion that any fraudulent activity has being carried out for the purpose of qualifying for this promotion.
  • Amazon reserves the right to modify or cancel the offer at any time.
  • Promotion benefits are non-transferable and cannot be resold or redeemed for cash.
  • Employees of Amazon or its affiliates are not eligible to participate.
  • If you violate any of these terms, the Amazon Developer Services Agreement or any of our Program Policies, the offer will be invalid.
  • Void where prohibited.