The Marketplace Appstore is a one-stop shop where the small and medium-sized
businesses that sell on Amazon can easily discover quality applications to help them
automate, manage, and grow their businesses. Accessible from Seller Central, the
Marketplace Appstore features applications created by Amazon and third-party
developers that cover a range of functionalities across the selling life cycle.
The Marketplace Appstore is available only in the US, Canada, and Mexico
The Marketplace Appstore Communication
Guidelines explain how you may communicate to customers that your
application is in the Marketplace Appstore. They also explain how you may
communicate to customers with regard to ratings and reviews.
Ratings and reviews in the Marketplace Appstore
Sellers can leave ratings and reviews for an application in the Marketplace
Appstore using a link on the application's detail page. Ratings and reviews can
help sellers discover applications that are right for them.
policies govern activities related to ratings and reviews:
Ratings and reviews FAQ
Can I request a review?
You may announce the existence of
Marketplace Appstore ratings and reviews to your users through broadcast
channels (for example, blog posts or press releases) but you may not target or
solicit reviews from individual users (using email, for example). For more
information, see the Marketplace Appstore Communication
Guidelines. You must adhere to these guidelines for any
communications related to ratings or reviews. The Marketplace Appstore
Communication Guidelines are consistent with similar guidelines for Amazon.com.
For more information about community guidelines for Amazon.com, see Ratings
and reviews in the Marketplace Appstore, above.
Who is eligible
to leave a review?
Only a verified user of an application may
leave a review for that application.
How will ratings be
Amazon calculates an application's star ratings using
a machine learning model rather than a raw data average. The machine learning
model takes into account multiple factors.
What should I do if I think
a review is fake?
If you believe that a review or rating has been
submitted in violation of Amazon guidelines, you can report the violation by
clicking the Report abuse link near the review. Include the reason you
believe the rating or review violates the guidelines. You can also email us for
more information at firstname.lastname@example.org. See Ratings and reviews in the
Marketplace Appstore, above, for Amazon's policies governing ratings and