How To become an Amazon Associate
In this blog learn how and why to become an amazon associate
Amazon associate is the affiliate program of Amazon. As like any other affiliate program, you can earn commissions by referring to your network. And it is also very easy to become a member of its affiliate program.
Why you should prefer Amazon associate.
Sure, there are many other affiliate programs through which you can make higher commissions. But why anyone should go with amazon associates, where the average commission lies between 8% - 20%.
Amazon gets its upper hand because of its large user base. And most of its user who comes to the platform ends-up buying something, unlike any other affiliate program. That's why it's very easy to make commissions from Amazon.
Following is the step by step guide to how to become an Amazon Associate :
1. Create a website or blog
To become an Amazon Associate, you need to have an active website, blog, app, YouTube channel, or any social media account through which you going to share the affiliate link.
And you have to describe the purpose of your website in the application process. So, have a firm idea of why you're creating your site, the audience you'll target, and how you'll bring in traffic.
2. Visit the Amazon Associates Page
Now create your Amazon Associates account.
- Visit the Amazon Associates homepage and click "Join Now for Free"
- You'll be prompted to log in to your existing Amazon account or create one
3. Click New Customer
Once you've signed in to your Amazon account, click "New Customer" and follow the prompts to build your account.
4. Enter your account information.
Enter your account info (including the name, address, phone number of the payee)
5. Enter your website address.
Enter your website address(es), apps, YouTube channels, etc.
6. Enter your preferred store ID.
Enter your preferred store ID (usually the same as your primary website name), explain what your websites wish to accomplish, and select Amazon topics your links will target.
7. Explain how you drive traffic to your site.
Explain how you drive traffic to your websites, how you use your website or apps to generate income, how you usually build links, and how many visitors your site brings in each month.
8. Enter your phone number.
Enter your phone number, press "Call Me Now," and wait for the immediate call from Amazon. They'll ask you to input a four-digit code, and once that is complete, your account will be approved.
9. Choose your payment method.
Choose whether to enter your payment (credit card) and tax ID information in now or later. Then proceed to your dashboard.
10. Create Amazon Affiliate links.
Once you've created your account, you'll be sent to your personal Associate homepage. This is where you'll find your performance dashboard (including an earnings overview, monthly summary, and total clicks).