How can I join Amazon Affiliate Program

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Check out this step by step easy tutorial on How can I join Amazon Affiliate Program. So, lets get started with some basic questions before we talk about the actual process.

What is Amazon affiliate marketing?

So the first step to get started is becoming an Amazon associate. Once you are an Amazon associate you can create special links. These special links are called affiliate links. So if anyone buys any products from Amazon by entering through your affiliate link (it could be a product you created a link for or anything else in the cart) you get paid a commission or referral fees.

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Is the Amazon affiliate program Free?

Yes it is. It is free to join and easy to use.

How can I join Amazon Affiliate Program

Here are the general steps you can follow to join Amazon Affiliate Program:

Create an Amazon Account:

If you don’t already have an Amazon account, you need to create one. Go to the Amazon website and click on the “Account & Lists” option, then select “Create your Amazon account.”

Visit the Amazon Associates Website:

Go to the Amazon Associates website. You can find it by searching for “Amazon Associates” in your preferred search engine.

 Go to Amazon affiliate site. Click on ‘Join Now for Free’


Sign in with Your Amazon Account:

Sign in using the Amazon account you just created or the one you already have.

Provide Your Information:

You will need to provide information about your website, app, or other methods you plan to use to drive traffic to Amazon and generate referrals. This may include details about your website’s content and audience.


Enter Your Website or Mobile App Details:

If you have a website or mobile app, you’ll need to enter its details, including its URL. Make sure your website complies with Amazon Associates’ policies, which typically include having a functional and user-friendly design.

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Enter Your Preferred Associates Store ID:

You’ll be asked to create a unique Associates Store ID. This ID is part of the links you’ll use to promote Amazon products, and it helps track your referrals.

Explain How You Drive Traffic:

Amazon will want to know how you plan to drive traffic to their site. This might include information about your content, marketing strategies, and audience.

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Verify Your Identity:

You may need to verify your identity by providing information such as your phone number. Amazon may call you as part of the verification process.

Read and Agree to the Terms and Conditions:

Carefully read through the terms and conditions of the Amazon Associates Program, and agree to them.

Wait for Approval:

After submitting your application, you’ll need to wait for Amazon to review and approve it. This process can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Once approved, you can log in to your Amazon Associates account, search for products you want to promote, and generate unique affiliate links.

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Here are some more frequently asked questions.

How much can an Amazon affiliate earn in India?

There is no limit to how much money you can earn from Amazon affiliate. You can make as low as Rs 1 or as high as you want –  â€“ mainly you need some traffic and engaged following. 

If you get even 100 views and 50% of that converts into sales. I think you can earn good commissions.

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Does Amazon affiliate pay for clicks

No. Amazon does not pay for clicks.

It pays if anyone buys products after reaching Amazon via your affiliate links. It may or may not be the same product. So if someone clicks your affiliate links and buys different product (during the cookie period) you still get paid a commission.

Can I use my own Amazon affiliate link?

No. you can not use your affiliate link to buy products.

How can you earn money from Amazon affiliate?

hen we as bloggers write about any product we use and recommend to our readers, we can add an Amazon affiliate link to the product.

That way we recommend the product we like and if anyone buys it using our link we can get paid a small commission or referral fees from Amazon.

Since Amazon has a great variety of products and is a trusted site it’s an easy way to earn a regular income for bloggers.

What percentage of commission does Amazon pay its affiliates?

Since this blog is about Amazon affiliate India. I will be talking more about that. The rates and commission below are from Amazon site so that is the best place to check but here are the rates and commission as of today.

Click here to see the latest commission rates

When do I get paid by Amazon?

This is directly from Amazon’s site  –

“We will pay you advertising fees on a monthly basis for Qualifying Purchases shipped, streamed, or downloaded (as applicable) in a given month, subject to any applicable withholding or deduction described below. We will pay you approximately 60 days following the end of each calendar month, but we may accrue and withhold advertising fees until the total amount due to you is at least INR1000 in case of NEFT transfers. “

What is the minimum amount I need to have to get paid by Amazon?

Rs 1000. So you need to have Rs 1000 as referral fees accrued.

So every month if you earn less than Rs 1000 then the amount gets added up every month and the month you have Rs 1000 in our account. you will get paid by Amazon.

How does Amazon Pay?

For Amazon India, you can set up your Bank account as payment method and can get paid by Amazon via NEFT in your bank account.

Is Amazon affiliate good for us when we don’t have traffic to our site?

If your readers trust you and you have engaged following. If your readers are likely to make purchase via your affiliate link – then Yes Amazon affiliate marketing is good for you even if you don’t have much traffic on your site.

By the way you can also share Amazon affiliate links on your social media channels. Do remember to mention in that your application as well.

Mainly Amazon needs sales in the first three months otherwise the application would be cancelled but you can apply again.

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Should I become Amazon affiliate for India or ?

It depends on where are your readers from. If you get traffic and most of your readers are from India start with Amazon India affiliate program.

You can become affiliate for multiple countries simultaneously if you have traffic from those countries 🙂.

Can I become an Amazon affiliate without a website

Yes. You can become an amazon affiliate via the website. Nowadays Amazon also has an Amazon influencer program you can even apply for that.

Click here to know more about Amazon influencer program

Do you have to pay for becoming an Amazon affiliate

No. You do not need to pay to become an Amazon affiliate.

I get traffic from India as well as US (and other countries) – which amazon link should I put

Okay what I do is check my Google analytics – and see where the traffic is coming from. If its from India I use India links if it is from US I use links (For you can also take advantage on one links – unfortunately that does not include India yet)

You can use both as well – just by hyperlinking or using ads. But honestly putting ads have not helped me get conversions.

Do I need traffic to get Amazon affiliate?

Yes, you do need a little bit of traffic for everything. But you don’t need crazy amount of traffic to get started with affiliate marketing. You need GOOD content and ENGAGED following.

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