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How To Make Money With Amazon Affiliate Program

(Last Updated On: August 13, 2019)

Amazon Affiliate Program is one of the first online affiliate marketing programs and was launched in 1996. Amazon affiliate marketing which is known as the Amazon Associates program. Amazon is one of the world’s biggest marketplaces. Even though there are so many affiliate marketplaces in the world, many bloggers, and big companies use Amazon to sell their products.

You can earn up to 10% referral fees if you provide customers the confidence of purchasing product via a referral link to a trusted site of yours and when they make the purchase, you get your commission.

How to signup for Amazon Affiliate Program?

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In the affiliate program, your geographical location is very important, location is also a determining factor for your target market.

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If you are in the U.S., then automatically your target audience would be the U.S. market and you should sign up for the US Amazon associate program. On the other hand, if you are in India, you would want to sign up for Amazon affiliate India.

To begin with, go to the Amazon India associate page and sign in using your Amazon India account. If you do not currently have an Amazon India account, you can quickly create one for free. Signing up is a 3 step process:

  • Create an account on Amazon Indian Affiliate Program.
  • Fill account information with payment details.
  • Fill your website details.

How to Monetize as an Amazon Affiliate?  

  • Add widgets to your site: There are widgets and online stores of the Amazon Associates program that can be added to your website templates. Make sure you list various recommended products in your sidebar.  
  • Create the Amazon Build-a-Link bookmark/link:  This makes it easy to build the link with affiliate ID built-in. You need to log in to Associates Central and on the left navigation sidebar, go to Build-A-link, and below Static Links, look for Individual Items. Click on this link and drag it onto your Favorites menu or Links toolbar.

Here are some details about this program:

  • The minimum payout is -2500 (INR 2500).
  • Payment is given approximately 60 days after the end of every month.
  • You will not be paid for returned goods. If a good return has been made, which was sold through your affiliate link, then you may see a negative balance in your account.
  • If you buy a product using your affiliate link, then you will not be paid.

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Karan Arya is a Mechanical Engineer, founder, and author of Minidea. He's a blogging enthusiast and very fond of coding. He's been blogging since 2016 and has learned so many interesting things pertaining to blogging, SEO, and online earning. He has launched this blog to cover blogging related topics.

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