There are countless affiliate programs for almost every products and/ or services for the consumers online. With so many retailers vying for the consumers’ spending power online, the choices of affiliates for a content owner to participate with are countless. The Amazon Affiliate Program is one of the programs that I signed up with because it is one of the broadest range of products among the suite of affiliate programs available. However, depending on your website’s content and preference, you may prefer to join Affiliate Programs with a niche.
In this article, I am going to show you how to apply for Amazon’s Affiliate Program.
What is the Amazon Affiliate Program about?
An affiliate program for anyone to join with no third party approvals required.
There are multiple linking tools available for the affiliates to utilise to monetize the website.
Examples of Linking Tools to place on your website:-
1. Site Stripe
A tool to assist you to add links to your website.
2. Product Links
Generate specific links – text links and image links on Amazon for your website.
Who is this program for?
Anyone who has a website. It is free for content owners and bloggers.
How do I sign up for Amazon’s Affiliate Program?
Register for the Amazon Affiliate Program via the sign up link.
How do I place the Amazon Affiliate links on my website?
1. Site Stripe
Search for the product to be placed on your website. Click on “get links” to generate customized links to be pasted onto your website.
Search for the product to be placed on your website. Click “get link” to generate customized links where you have a choice of links to be placed on your website.
Alternatively, click the down arrow to generate text links.
Copy the HTML link and insert the HTML into your blog post.
For WordPress users, select the Custom HTML block to paste the HTML code onto your blog post.
Select the appropriate banner links for your website. Copy the HTML link and insert the HTML into your blog post.
Lastly, display the disclaimer on your website prominently.
I have attached a sample of the Disclaimer/ Disclosure I have on my website here.
Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through to make a purchase.
How much can I earn from the Amazon Affiliate Program?
You can earn up to 10% in advertising fees. You are also able to earn advertising fees from Qualifying Purchases, not just the products you advertised.
What is Amazon’s Affiliate Program Fee schedule like?
The fees you are able to potentially earn varies according to the product category. For example, qualifying purchases that fall under the luxury beauty category can earn 10% commission.
For more details about the Fees and Payments, do refer to the Amazon website here.
I hope I have provided a comprehensive summary on how to sign up and utilise the Amazon Affiliate Program. Do let me know in the comments what you think about my summary and if you find it useful!