Alexa Developer Perks

Publish a Skill, Get an Echo Dot & Dev Swag

Got skills? Bring your big idea to life with Alexa and earn perks through our new tiered rewards system.

Publish a skill in September, and earn a pair of limited-edition Alexa dev socks. If 100 unique users use your skill in its first 30 days in the Alexa Skills Store, you can also apply to receive a free Echo Dot featuring a limited-edition developer skin design. All skill types are eligible for this promotion. You can use our templates to get started quickly, then build the skill of your dreams. Once you publish your skill, don’t forget to share it to increase usage and engagement.

Looking for inspiration? Explore the Alexa Skills Store and our case studies gallery to see what others have built with Alexa. Full terms and conditions below.

Terms and Conditions

  • Offer valid for developers who publish an Alexa skill between 1 September 2017 at 12:01 am (BST) and 30 September 2017 at 11:59 pm (BST) (the “promotion period”).
  • Developers who publish an Alexa skill during the promotion period and otherwise comply with the terms of the offer will receive Alexa developer socks, while supplies last. Promotion benefits will be distributed at the end of the promotion period.
  • Developers who publish an Alexa skill during the promotion period which is enabled by at least 100 unique users within the first 30 days of being approved by Amazon for publication and otherwise comply with the terms of the offer will receive an Amazon Echo dot with an exclusive developer skin, in addition to the Alexa developer socks, while supplies last. Promotion benefits will be distributed at the end of the promotion period.
  • Offer good while supplies last.
  • Developers must complete the form above to qualify for the offer.
  • Developers must have an account on the Amazon Apps & Games Developer Portal and accept the App Distribution and Services Agreement to be eligible for the offer.
  • The skill must be submitted through the developer portal, must comply with our Certification Guidelines, and must be approved by Amazon for publication. Link to Certification Guidelines: https://developer.amazon.com/public/solutions/alexa/alexa-skills-kit/docs/alexa-skills-kit-submission-checklist
  • Offer limited to one promotion benefit per developer and account.
  • Offer may not be combined with other offers.
  • 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.
  • This promotion is only available to U.K. residents.
  • Employees of Amazon or its affiliates are not eligible to participate.
  • If you violate any of these terms, the App Distribution and Services Agreement or any of our Program Policies, the offer will be invalid.
  • Void where prohibited. If you have any issues with this form, please contact us

Please allow three to four weeks after the promotional period has ended to receive your Alexa promotion benefit. If you have not received your Alexa promotion benefit within 60 days after the promotional period has ended please submit a help ticket.

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