Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways of making money nowadays. There are plenty of choices that you can make if you want to do this, but today we are going to talk about one of the easiest methods: Amazon affiliate marketing. This is also known as the Amazon Associates program.
You should know that it is possible to make money using the Amazon Affiliate Marketing program. Today we are going to show you exactly how you can do that. Let’s take a look.
Your domain name is very important. It should be something that people will remember and you should also do your best to find a name that will show up in search results. It is not that simple to make the perfect choice, but remember that your domain name can influence your success.
After you pick a domain name you must make sure that you register it. You can choose to register it at the site where you set your hosting. If you are looking for a cheaper alternative you might want to consider a provider that comes with a lower price.
Finding a topic
You should choose a topic that you are passionate about. This will make it a lot easier to deal with reviews and recommendations for products. You should also make sure that you are informed when it comes to that topic. You don’t want to get bored and lose your interest quickly so make this choice carefully.
Learning HTML will always come in handy. Even if someone else handles your site, you still need to know the basics.
When you decide to set up web hosting for your site you should be smart about it. You don’t need to spend too much money and you should look for a company that offers you a low price. For example, you should be able to find offers that charge you 5$ per month, for an unlimited number of domains.
Your site needs to be memorable and different from others so that your viewers won’t forget it. You can take a look at the available templates and work with them so that you can create a unique result.
In order to make it easier for you to handle the content on your website, you might want to install a blog software. Many users choose WordPress because it comes with a simple interface that can be used by anyone.
Become an associate
Once you have set up your website you should sign up as an associate. In order to do this you need to head over to amazon.com and click “Join Associates”. After you do this you need to wait until your website will be manually reviewed.
Amazon Build-a-Link and blog posting links
If you take a look at the bottom of the posting page on the blog software you should see a button with the word “bookmarklet” written on it. Click it and hold down the mouse and then drag the link to the Links toolbar on your browser. By doing this you will be able to blog a product with just one click.
After you do this, log in to Associates Central and then head over to Build-A-Link. Find Individual items and click on it. By doing this you will be able to build a link with the ID built in.
How to build a link
Now that you are finally read to build a link you should go to your Amazon Associates account and use Site Stripe to get your link. Write your review and post it on your blog.
Nicole Hicks a graduate of UFT. She’s based in Toronto but travels much of the year. Nicole has written for NPR, Motherboard, MSN Money, and the Huffington Post. Nicole is a financial reporter, focusing on technology, national security, and policing.