How To Earn Money With the Amazon Affiliate Program

The Amazon Affiliate Program, also known as Amazon Associates, is one of the world’s largest and most successful online affiliate programs. It allows website owners, bloggers, YouTubers, and influencers to create links and advertise products from on their websites or social media platforms. In return, they earn referral fees when customers click through those links and buy products from Amazon.

Here’s how to get started with Amazon’s Affiliate Program:

1. **Create a Website or Blog**: To become an Amazon Associate, you must have an active website, blog, app or YouTube channel. It’s also helpful if you’ve pre-populated that site with content so it appears active to both users and Amazon.

2. **Visit the Amazon Associates homepage**: Now you’ll need to create your account. Visit the Amazon Associates home page and click “Join Now for Free”.

3. **Build your Amazon Associates profile**: Click on “New Customer” and follow the prompts to build your account.

4. **Enter your website address**: Enter your website address(es), apps or YouTube channels.

5. **Enter your preferred store ID**: Typically this will be the same as the name of your website.

6. **Explain how you drive traffic to your site**: Fill out the form explaining how you drive traffic to your sites, how you use your website or apps to generate income, how you usually build links, among other things.

7. **Enter phone number**: Enter your phone number for verification purposes. You’ll be sent a pin in a text message which you will have to enter in order to verify yourself.

8. **Choose Payment Method**: Choose whether you want to be paid through check (minimum $15), direct deposit (minimum $10), or gift card (no minimum).

9. **Create Amazon affiliate links**: Once completed with registration process and approved by amazon associates program now its time for making money by creating Amazon affiliate links. Log in to your Amazon Associate account. Click on “Product Linking” in the top banner and choose the type of link you want to create.

10. **Add these Affiliate links to your content**: Now that you have created your Amazon Affiliate Links, you need to add them to your content like blog posts, videos, social media posts etc.

Remember, for you to earn commission, people not only have to click on these links but also make a purchase within 24 hours of clicking on these links.

Please note, success with Amazon’s Affiliate Program requires time and dedication. You should focus on creating strong content and drive as much targeted traffic as possible to your affiliate links.

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