How Your Blog Can Make Money From The Amazon Affiliate Program

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Amazon Associates, also known as the Amazon affiliates program is one of the best ways to monetize your blog. It ranks up there with Google Adsense in terms of potential to earn you a lot of money. And it very VERY easy to get approved!

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All you have to do is sign up and get immediate approval after filling a brief questionnaire. Then you can place Amazon affiliate links on your site and begin to promote and earn.

How do you earn? You do so when someone makes a purchase on Amazon after clicking in through one of your links. Amazon then pays you a commission, which could be up to 10% in some cases. One other good thing is that if the person goes on to buy different things from what you advertised the next day, you also get a commission!

We have compiled a rough guide below to help you if you decide you want to start earning through the Amazon Affiliate Program.

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First Of All, What Is The Amazon Affiliate Program?

The Amazon Affiliate program which is also called Amazon Associates, is the worlds biggest affiliate marketing program.  It is run by Amazon, the world’s giant online store. Amazon gives semi-automatic approval to people who apply to join the program. Affiliates advertise products from on their blogs by creating links and putting such links on their blog.  Affiliates then earn referral fees when people click the links and purchase products from Amazon.

Amazon Affiliate Program Rules And Requirements You Need To Know Of

We have listed Amazon’s rules that affiliates need to comply with, so they don’t get penalized by Amazon. See below.

Most of these rules were made to promote ethics and to prevent associates from gaming the system. Browse through and copy them in your mind’s jotter, so you don’t break them.

  • You must let your readers know in your communication that you may be eligible to earn from your recommendations.
  • Don’t make untrue claims in your communications
  • Avoid referring to prices in your communications, so their is no confusion if there is a price change.
  • Don’t use Amazon’s affiliate links in offline promotions, or in eBooks, or in email.
  • Never use link shorteners on affiliate links.

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