A Beginners Guide to Amazon Affiliate Program

Hi everyone, today I’m going to discuss about the world most popular affiliate commission provider Amazon affiliate program. Amazon is one of the world’s biggest marketplaces, and I started focusing on Amazon for gadgets product. In regardless of so many affiliate marketplace, many bloggers and big companies use Amazon to sell their products.


This popular affiliate program pays you up to 10-15% of the sale amount and depending on what kind of sale you are making and it’s a very good way to make big money online. Especially if you are a gadget or mobile bloggers, you can write a complete review of a phone and give an Amazon link to buy this phone. So by spending 20 minutes of time and finding the best mobile deal, you can add extra income to your bank account.

How to Sign up for Amazon Affiliates program?

amazon affiliate signup page

Payment option in Amazon associate program depends on your geographical location, you can select any one of the three payment options. I prefer direct bank deposit I have my amazon associate account on Amazon.in (India) you can too and if you are a big shopaholic, you can select Amazon gift certificate and cards option also.

How to Monetize your blog using Amazon Affiliate?

I assume by now you have signed up for Amazon Associates program, and next step is to get links, banners or widgets. Depending on your site niche, you can select different types of links. For example, if you have a gadget blog, you can create a page call recommended gadgets, if you have a Learning or Books related website/blog, you can add a widget on the sidebar with Book’s link. Possibilities are vast, depending on your niche, you can add links and monetize your site using Amazon Associate Program.

How to Build Affiliate Link of Amazon Affiliate Program?

amazon affiliate link dashboard

Here is a screenshot on how to grab links for each product at Amazon. So that you can link them on your blog/website. When you signup you gets a welcome email from Amazon containing your unique associate ID and link to the homepage. Many bloggers and my students asked me if Indian bloggers can join Amazon affiliate or not, and the answer is obviously yes.

To become an affiliate for Amazon, Sign up using this link: Sign up for Amazon Associate Program

Let me know if you face any problem signing up for Amazon affiliate program. You can also share your experience as an Amazon affiliate in the comment section below.

About the Author Kalyani Kumari

A content marketer having experience in content writing. The passion of writing and reading leads me to become a content writer. My passion is the driving force behind writing the blogs.

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