What Is Amazon Affiliate Marketing?

The Amazon affiliate program is also known as Amazon Associates, which will help the bloggers to earn money through their website or blog. There is nothing complicated in it. Users just have to create an account and which will be immediately approved. After that, users can put the affiliate links on their website. If a user buys something from the link, the website owner or the blogger will receive commission. First lets us know about Amazon affiliate program.

Amazon Affiliate Program

Amazon Affiliate is a marketing program where bloggers and website owners can become Amazon Associates by opening a free account. The bloggers have to create the links of the products available on Amazon.com. As soon as something is bought through the link, the blogger will get commission. Here the process is explained in an easy manner.

Creating A Blog Website

Users who want to become Amazon associate need to have a blog, app, or YouTube channel. These websites will be helpful if they already have text content or videos. It will be the best thing for Amazon and for the associate. The user has to describe the purpose of his website so that traffic can be brought to it

Amazon Associates Homepage

Here are the steps, which will help the users to create the account:

    1. Go to Amazon Associates homepage and click Join Now for Free.
    2. Users will have the option to login to their existing account or create a new one.
    3. After signing in, the next step is to click New Customer and from here, users can make their Associates account.
    4. Enter the account info which include the following:
      • Name
      • Address
      • Phone number
    5. Here, phone number of the payee should be entered.
    6. Now users have to enter the address of their website, blog, YouTube channel or app.
    7. The next step is to enter the preferred store ID that will be the name of primary website of the user.
    8. Now user has to explain the ways, which will attract traffic to his website. Here he has to mention the ways of building links and mention the number of visitors who visit the website each month.
    9. The next step is to enter the phone number. In order to do this user has to click Call he and me now will receive a call from Amazon. The caller will ask to enter a four-digit code, which will approve the account.
    10. Now the time has come to enter the payment method. Here users have to enter credit or debit card number and tax ID.
    11. After the account is created, users will be automatically taken to the personal associate homepage. Here users will find the dashboard, which will also include earning dashboard, total clicks, and monthly summary.

Steps To Create Amazon Affiliate link

Here are the steps to create Amazon Affiliate link.

  1. Go to the Quick Links and chops either Search for Product or Browse for Product.
  2. If the user clicks Search for Products, he can search the product through keywords.
  3. If he selects Browse for Products, he can search the product though various categories.
  4. Select a product and click the Get Link button.
  5. The link can be customized by choosing add with text and image, image only, text only, or widget.
  6. Customize the background according to the link title, image size, and color.
  7. Preview the link and then add it to the website by copying and pasting it. The account will be valid for 180 days and if no sale has been made, the account will be closed.

The user has the option to apply again for the associate after making adjustment to his site.

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