I then choose detail page and large image and get this html which I paste into the sidebar of the blog adding the li tags in front and behind. I upload the image to the wp images folder. then I just get a x'd out image.
amazon says they can't help contact your software company. Here's the code from the basic section.
<img border="0" src="034544230X.01._SCMZZZZZZZ_.jpg"><img src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=httpwwwadulta-20&l=as2&o=1&a=034544230X" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />