Alexa Developer Perks

Rewards for UK Skill Builders

We've got the tools. You bring the skills.

Publish a new skill in July and you’ll earn an exclusive Alexa developer shirt. If more than 100 customers use your skill in the first 30 days, you could also earn an Echo Dot. One skill will be selected to win an Echo Spot. You also can earn money with your skills..

Looking for inspiration? Consider creating a skill for multiple user interfaces to engage customers across all Alexa-enabled devices, including Echo Show and Echo Spot. Check out these tips for designing multimodal, voice-first experiences.

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We can’t wait to see what you build.

If you’re not in the UK or Republic of Ireland, check out our other promotions in Germany, Japan, US, France, Australia and India. Please note: you may only apply to one Alexa developer promotion in the country or region you reside in.

Terms and Conditions

  • Offer valid for developers who publish an Alexa skill between 1 July 2018 at 12:01 am (GMT) and 31 July 2018 at 11:59 pm (GMT) (the “promotion period”).
  • Developers who apply for this offer, publish an Alexa skill during the promotion period and otherwise comply with the terms of the offer will receive an Alexa T-shirt, while supplies last. Promotion benefits will be distributed at least 30 days after the end of the promotion period.
  • Developers, who apply for this offer, publish an Alexa skill during the promotion period which is enabled by at least 100 unique users within the first 30 days of publication, and otherwise comply with the terms of the offer, will receive one Echo Dot, in addition to the Alexa T-shirt, while supplies last. Promotion benefits will be distributed within 8 weeks of the end of the promotion period.
  • One developer, who applies for the Offer and publishes a skill in the promotion period, will win an Amazon Echo Spot in place of the Echo Dot. The prize winner will be selected among the 30 best skills of the month by Amazon. The criteria for the best skills comprise among others, the user rating in the Alexa Skills Store and the number of unique users within the first 30 days after the skill has been published. Amazon will, in its sole discretion, select the prize winner 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.
  • Offer limited to one promotion benefit per developer, skill ID and account. - Entrants must be resident in the UK or Republic of Ireland.
  • Offer may not be combined with monthly developer promotions of other countries.
  • 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. and Republic of Ireland 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 skill submitted by you will be excluded from the offer
  • Void where prohibited. If you have any issues with this form, please contact us.

Please allow eight weeks after the promotional period has ended to receive your Alexa promotion benefit. If you have not received your Alexa promotion benefit within 8 weeks after the promotional period has ended please submit a help ticket.

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