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HOW TO MAKE MONEY THROUGH AFFILIATE ACCOUNT- PRODUCT REFERRAL & BOUNTY PROGRAMS
Amazon Affiliate Account is an easy way to monetize your blog, website, or any social media platform. This program also called “Amazon Associates” and we can earn money through “Product referrals” or through “Amazon Bounty programs“.
To start earning through the amazon affiliate program we need to sign up and get approval from the Amazon Affiliate account. Once you have the product referral link or bounty link, place it on your site or social media platform. When someone makes a purchase of a product from amazon or subscribes to the amazon services through any of your referral links, you will get the commission – it’s that simple.
The percentage of commission for each product depends on the products, the current percentage of each item we can check from the Amazon associate account in the menu “Advertising Fees” under the lean more tab at the bottom bar. From time to time, Amazon may change the commission rates.
How do you get started and earn money from Amazon Affiliate Program?
STEP 1: Open an account with the Amazon affiliate program, by filling in all the relevant details, under the sing up.
STEP 3: Generate product referral link or Bounty program link.
STEP 4: Place your product referral link or Bounty program link in your website, post, or any social media platform.
STEP 5: Promote the pages, so that, your viewers will click on your link and they landed on the amazon page.
STEP 6: Once they did purchase, you will get the commission ( Each category of product has a different rate of commission).
STEP 7: You can monitor your earnings inside the Amazon affiliate dashboard.
STEP 8: Your earnings will credit directly to your account.
Below, you’ll find the following in this article.
- A step-by-step guide to open an account with an amazon Affiliate program with screenshots.
- Step-by-step guide in generating product referral link or Bounty program link with screenshots.
- Details about different categories of Referral, Bounty program, and Banners links available under Amazon Affiliate
As Amazon remains in the top position among all the other online platforms that offer Affiliate and bounty programs, it will be the best platform, through which anyone can earn money online.
Advantages of Amazon Affiliate Program?
- Amazon Affiliate Program is free to open for bloggers, website owners, or any individuals.
- Creating product referral and bounty links is very easy.
- Referral earning can monitor easily and get credited to our account easily.
- Amazon Affiliate Program rules and regulations are easy to meet.
Amazon Affiliate Program Rules and Regulations
Amazon Affiliate Program had defined a set of guidelines and rules for associates to follow for ethical promotion and preventing associates from manipulating the earning from the system.
As non-compliance with these rules may result in being banned from the affiliate program, it is necessary to understand those basic rules before you start promoting product links or the amazon Bounty program link.
In the amazon affiliate website, we can see a big list of rules and regulation, here we are listing some general prime points which need to keep in mind:
- You must disclose on your website that you are earning from your recommendations.
- No deceptive claims are allowed, you can’t make in your recommendations like, you are going to use this commission for charity funding, etc.
- Never use Amazon affiliate links in email, eBooks, or any offline promotions like sending the link directly over the mail to someone to purchase.
- Never directly refer to prices as prices frequently change, instead, you can link of product with an image from the amazon dashboard.
- Never use link shorter, instead use short affiliate links from the amazon dashboard directly.
A step-by-step guide to open an account with Amazon Affiliate program with screenshots.
Below is the step-by-step process to sign up with Amazon Affiliate program. First, we need to Start Blog posts, website app, YouTube channels,s or any other social medial promotional platform.
The purpose of your website should be describable and you should mention on your website that, you are earning from your recommendations. In addition, you will be able to describe how you are bringing traffic to your website.
- Open Amazon Associates home page and click “Sign Up.”
- Fill up the required information.
- Fill up the website address or their promotional source and your preferred store ID.
- Explain how you are planning to drive traffic and monetization on your site.
- Choose your preferred payment method.
- Generate Amazon Affiliate product and bounty links.
Step 1: Open Amazon Associates homepage and click “Sign Up.”
Navigate to https://affiliate-program.amazon.in/ Amazon affiliate home page to open your Amazon Associates account. You can see “Log In” For registered users and the Sign Up option for new users / Create an account. Click on “Sign Up”.
We can log in using the same user ID/mail ID and password of your Amazon account. Fill up the following details on the page and click next until the last page to complete the process. If you don’t have an Amazon account, you can register for new.
Step 2: Fill up your account information.
If you don’t have an account, fill up the account info like name, address of the payee details, phone number … in the respective columns.
Step 3: Fill in your website / Mob App details.
Fill in the URL of your website address(es) and apps URL, YouTube channels, etc and press add for each.
Step 4: Fill-up Profile details
- Fill up your preferred store ID (You can keep your primary website name)
- Explain what your websites all about.
- Select your Amazon target topics, how you would like to promote them.
Step 5: Explain how you are going to drive traffic to your site.
Fill all respective columns in the form.
In the respective column explain how you are going to drive traffic to your websites or apps and planning to generate income. Fill currently expected monthly visitors count.
- Specify how you are going to build the links and the primary reason for joining the Amazon affiliate program.
- If it is the new site, you can mention a count of less than 500.
Step 6: Verification
Complete the verification process and enter tax and payment information ( information can fill later also). Now we can proceed to the dashboard.
Here the process of account opening is over, now we can create Amazon Affiliate links from the dashboard.
Once your account is created you will get a dashboard where you can check your earnings overview, product and bounty reference link generation, monthly earning summary, and total clicks, etc.
Process for generating product referral from Amazon Dashboard.
Login in to your dashboard, through the sign-in option on the home page first we will explain, how to create an Amazon Affiliate product referral link
How to Create an Amazon Affiliate Link:
- Log in to your Amazon Associate account using mail ID and password.
- Click on Product Linking in the main menu then select Product Links, bounty…
- Search the product under the product link in the main menu.
- Click the “Get Link” button and copy and paste the link on your website or channel.
We can do basically 4 types of promotion in the Amazon Affiliate program
- Product promotion through direct “Product link”.
- Product promotion through the “Banners”
- Product promotion through “ Link to any page in Amazon Website”
- Amazon service promotion through “Amazon Bounty program”
Step-by-step guide for product promotion through direct “Product link” from Amazon Associate Account.
STEP 1: Log in to your Amazon Affiliate Associate account using mail ID and Password.
STEP 2: Click on Product Linking in the top main menu bar and select Product Links in the dropdown.
STEP 3: You will see an option to enter the product name and search with the “Go” button, to submit the name, once you enter the product name you will get a list of suggested products and a “Get Link’ button prompt you to create the link.
STEP 4: You will get a link for the particular product with the following options, we can switch and select among the options which we preferred.
Text and Image
We will get a link that shows the image of the product with the price and the product name, once you place it on your website.
You will get 3 options.
Option 1: HTML:-You will get a link, which shows only the name of the product once you place it on your HTML website.
Option 2: Link:- You will get a link, which can use to provide the hyperlink name, once you place it on your website.
Option 3: Short Link:- You will get a short link that can use to place a hyperlink to any test in your website in short form.
You will get a link, which shows the image of the product once you place it on your website.
Add to Widget
You will get a link, which can place in the widget of your website, which shows the advertisement of the product.
Product promotion through direct Amazon Associates SiteStripe on Amazon website
We can simply generate Amazon Affiliate Links by using the SiteStripe bar on your amazon website, which can be enabled or disables from your Amazon Associates website once you logged in to your Amazon Affiliate account.
You can directly search the product on the Amazon website and just click the Text button in the Get Link selector and copy the generated link and place it on your website.
Product promotion through “Banners link” in Amazon affiliate program.
Select the option Banners ( Second option) from under “Product Linking” in the main menu. You can see different types and sizes of banners and their affiliate links. Below is the list of different size banners.
- 300 x 250
- 728 x 90
- 160 x 600
- 300 x 600
Select the code of the suitable banner from the page and place the code on your website. The banner image will start reflecting on your website. If some once click the link it will direct to the Amazon website and you will get the commission for this banner referral for the purchase.
Product promotion through “link to any page” in the Amazon affiliate program.
Select the options link to any page (Third option) from under “Product Linking” in the main menu. You can see the different sub-drop-down options to select the targeted page for the Amazon website. You can select suitable options and generate the corresponding affiliate links. Below are the different drop-down options to Create links to popular pages at Amazon.
- Product Line selection
- Subcategory selection
- Option to “Name Your Link”
Once you copy the generated link, through the “Get link” option, you can place it on your website. You will get a hyper-linked test as per the name which you have given in to the “Name your Link” box.
If someone clicks on the link and made the purchase on the Amazon website, the commission you will get paid for the purchase.
Amazon service promotion through “Amazon Bounty Program ”in Amazon affiliate program.
In the Amazon associate account, in addition to product sales commission over the referral link, we can earn fixed commissions for referring or promoting selected Amazon. in services, like “Prime membership”, “Amazon Business account”, “Amazon Audible” etc, this commission is called “Amazon bounty”.
A bounty is the amount of money offered for the service to a person. You earn bounty from a company when you bring a new business for them.
What is the Amazon Bounty Program?
The first thing to get earned from an Amazon Bounty Program is need to successfully set up an Amazon associate or affiliate account. Once you set up the Amazon associate account you are automatically qualified for the Amazon bounty programs.
Amazon Bounty Program is one of the Amazon affiliate programs of Amazon associate account, in it, the referrer will receive a fixed commission for every sign up for a subscription of Amazon service, through the referral link on your website or any other channel. This service referral commission earned is called a ‘bounty’ and it is the same as promoting products.
- Referrerneed to integrate an Associate Link or banner into any promoting channel like website, the link can generate using Site Stripe Tool or by the created banner from Associates Central.
Every Amazon bounty program has a unique link, and you can choose the suitable link from the associate account and promote it to get the bounty from Amazon.
Different types of Amazon bounties in the Associate’s Program as of 2021.
Below listed are the different Active Bounty Programs on Amazon and the corresponding earnings.
- Earn INR 100/- bounty for membership sign-up for Amazon Prime.
- Earn INR 200/- bounty for account creation on Amazon Business.
- Earn INR 150/- bounty for qualifying Audible action.
What is Amazon Prime?
Amazon Prime is a single membership for customers for getting many benefits of Amazon services. Below are a few of the benefits customers will get through the amazon prime membership.
- FREE fast shipping- 1 day and 2 days shipping.
- Unlimited streaming of movies.
- TV shows and music.
- Exclusive shopping deals and selection.
- Ad-free music.
Through Amazon prime account any individual will be able to watch thousands of new release movies, TV shows and also get unlimited FREE 2-day shipping with no minimum order. As the yearly charges are reasonable with the service which we get, it is worth it for any individual to take the prime account.
How to earn through Amazon Prime Bounty?
Earn a fixed commission (Amazon Bounty) of INR 100 for every visitor’s successful sign-up through the referral link for any Amazon Prime paid membership plan.
- Write an article about Amazon bounty or related topics to attach visitors and include a referral link to Amazon Prime on your website.
- Add one of Amazon bounty ready-to-use banners on your website.
Link can get from the Amazon associate account or can be created by tagged affiliate link: https://www.amazon.in/tryprime?tag=mymoneybooks-21 (Use your associate ID).
Amazon Prime Terms and Conditions will be available in the link, https://www.amazon.in/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=pc_tc?nodeId=202042460
What is Amazon Business?
Amazon Business is designed for the business owners for the office purchase, for the businesses needs of all type of industries and size as per their business plan. Amazon Business purchase help b2b marketplace with GST enabled products with reducing costs by bulk discounts and much more.
To know more about exciting offers on Amazon Business, visit the associate central homepage.
How to earn through Amazon Business Bounty?
Earn INR 200 for every qualified business customer registration with relevant details.
- Write a relevant article about Amazon business accounts or the topic related to it and include an Amazon bounty referral link of Amazon Business on the page.
- Promote Amazon Business account through your article or the platform by using ready-to-use banners or the Link which can generate through the Amazon associate account. or by using tagged affiliate link: https://www.amazon.in/tryab?tag=mymoneybooks-21 ( Use your associate ID).
Any individual who owns a verified business and makes work-related product purchases like IT products, office management products, can create a free business account and get the benefits like discounts.
What is Audible?
Audible is an Amazon subscription-driven audiobook service. Under Audible, you can get more than 200,000 audiobooks and a mix of bestselling international and Indian author’s books. You can listen to a-list audiobooks on the basis of your passion, interests, or celebrities narrate their favorite stories, full-cast performances, and more.
- Using Amazon Audibleyou can browse through Great First Listens and Personalized Recommendations.
How to earn through Audible Bounty?
You can earn INR 150/- bounty for every qualifying Audible subscription through your referral link.
- Write a relevant article about Amazon Audible Audiobooks, or a relevant topic and include a link to Audible in your blog or website.
Add ready-to-use banners to your website which can create from the Amazon associate account under the bounty program or you can create using the tagged affiliate link here:
- https://www.amazon.in/dp/B077S5CVBQ/?ref=assoc_tag_sept19?actioncode=AINOTH066082819002X&tag=mymoneybooks-21 ( Use your associate ID)
How to track the earning comes through Amazon referral and Bounty Program
You can regularly track your earnings from the Amazon Associate dashboard. To check the earnings go to the “Reports” on the main menu and click “Consolidate summary” or the “Earning reports“.
- You can see separately the earnings through the product referral and the earning gained through the Amazon bounty program.
The Amazon bounty and Amazon affiliate program give individuals a great opportunity to make money online through the referral programs. Your effort decides how much you can earn with the amazon affiliate bounty program.
If you advertise Amazon products and services comes under the bounties, through your sources aggressively, you will earn big amount than you can get from any other online money-making sources.
You need to understand how the amazon affiliate program works and do it practically to take advantage of it and start earning online money and you will find it as a helpful platform to start with to make money.
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