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Sell Goods and Services with Transaction APIs

Explore Transaction APIs available in the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK), which enable you to offer digital and real-world goods and services for customers to purchase in your Alexa skills.

Transaction APIs

Ways to Transact with Your Customers

In-Skill Purchasing

Offer premium digital content within a skill experience.

Amazon Pay

Sell physical goods and services within a skill experience.

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In-Skill Purchasing

With in-skill purchasing (ISP) for Alexa skills, you can make money through your skills by selling digital products to customers. You can offer different types of premium content to customers in your Alexa skills.

One-time Purchases

Purchases that unlock access to features or content within a skill. One-time purchases do not expire.

Consumables

Content or features that can be purchased, depleted, and purchased again. For example, hints for a game, in-game currency, or extra lives.

Subscriptions

Access to premium content or features for a period of time. Customers are charged on a recurring basis until they cancel their subscription.

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Example In-Skill Purchasing Skills

Games
Music
Audio
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Content Related to In-Skill Purchasing

Get Started with In-Skill Purchasing

Ready to build? Get started with our tutorial about designing Alexa skills for in-skill purchasing.

Amazon Pay

You can sell different types of goods and services to customers through your Alexa skills with Amazon Pay. 

Physical Goods

Sell physical goods such as food, clothing, flowers, electronics, print magazine subscriptions, and more.

Services

Sell services such as hotel reservations, gym memberships, event tickets, transportation, delivery, and more.

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Example Amazon Pay Skills

Movies & TV
Atom Tickets
Lifestyle
Opensalon
Shopping
Rothy's

Content Related to Amazon Pay

Get Started with Amazon Pay

Ready to build? Explore documentation to learn more about Amazon Pay.

Latest Feature Updates for Transaction APIs

 

Date Name Summary Locale Availability Links Release Type

11/19/2019

ISP for France, Italy, and Spain

In-Skill Purchasing (ISP) now available in France, Italy, and Spain

FR, IT, ES

Alexa Blog

Generally Available

10/22/2019

Kids ISP

Premium Experiences Now Available for Kid Skills in the US

US

Alexa Blog

Generally Available

10/7/2019

Spanish (US)

Publish Spanish skills in the US and Make Money with In-Skill Purchasing (ISP) and Alexa Developer Rewards

es-US

Alexa Blog

Documentation

Generally Available

5/30/2019

In-Skill Purchasing (ISP) Expands to the UK, Germany and Japan

Developers can now monetize their skills in the US, UK/Ireland, Germany/Austria and Japanese skill stores.

All, excluding IN

Alexa Blog - Japan

Alexa Blog - UK/DE

Documentation

Generally Available

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