Setting up an Amazon Affiliate Account is easy to do and much can be gained from becoming an affiliate of the Amazon Associates program.
Amazon.com is without a doubt one of the most popular Market Places for online shopping; therefore the Amazon website is a fabulous place for affiliate marketers.
As an affiliate marketing publisher you will never run out of products to promote and the great thing is the choice is vast and the products so very interesting.
Another great thing about promoting products that are for sale on Amazon’s website is the wide choice in almost every Department.
Having a wide choice of products within an Amazon Department usually provides for a price range to suit prospective buyers.
For instance, I’ve just searched ‘Electronics for Kids’ to find that 6,858 items are available on the Amazon site, including a wide price range. All of these items and thousands more wonderful products to choose from and promote on your affiliate marketing website.
How great is that. You will never get bored or run out of ideas for growing your affiliate marketing website.
Another great advantage of promoting Amazon products is that you can get commissions from a visitor to your website purchasing, in any one time on Amazon, products other than the product that the visitor on.
This means that if your visitor is on a shopping spree and decides to buy a collection of different items, maybe toys, clothing, shoes, handbags, you will be paid for commissions on all those sales as long as they are purchased at the one visit to Amazon.
So What Do You Have To Do To Become a Amazon Affiliate
Firstly, you will need to set up your FREE account with Amazon
To do this log in to https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/
Then – Click on the ‘Join Now for Free‘ Button
A new page will open and this is where you will enter:
- Your Name
- Your Email address, and
- Create a Password
- Then click on ‘Create Account‘
Another page will open asking you to sign into your account using:
- Your email or your mobile number
- Then enter the password you created
- Then click on ‘Sign in using our secure server‘
Once you have signed into your account you will be asked to provide information such as:
- the name of your website
- what your business is about
- your interests.
My advice is to follow through the questions and provide the information that Amazon requires.
A page in your account has a blue banner at the top, just like the image below, and you will need to spend time on this page to become familiar with Amazon.
Important information such as Links & Banners and Product Advertising API is to be found within the blue banner identified below by the red arrow.
To promote Amazon products your Product Advertising APIs will need to be set up. By following the instructions provided the API set up is simple to do.
Also, the left-hand side bar of this page has links to other information that will help you to learn about being an Amazon affiliate.
I trust that this information will assist you to join Amazon Associates and become an affiliate.
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