What is the Amazon Associates Program?
The Affiliate Marketing in Amazon or Amazon Associates Program or Amazon Affiliate Program is one among the biggest affiliate networks within the world that helps content creators, publishers, and website owners monetize their traffic. With many products to decide on from on Amazon.com, Amazon Associates use easy link-building tools to direct their readers to products and earn from qualifying purchases. Not only do Associates earn commission on products they refer traffic to, they'll also earn on other products their readers may purchase on Amazon. As an associate, you will have full access to a set of reporting tools to assist you learn what resonates best together with your readers.
How to Become an Amazon Affiliate?
(1) Visit www.amazon.com and at the bottom of homepage, click on Become an Affiliate.
Note: If you are using a laptop or desktop then you have to scroll down, at the bottom of homepage you will see a link to become an Amazon Affiliate. But in a mobile you have to switch on desktop mode to see a link to become an Amazon affiliate.
(2) In this step you have to create your amazon account. To create your amazon account, simply click on Sign up.
(3) If you are new on amazon.com then click on Create your Amazon Account.
(4) You have to enter your email address where you will get One Time Password (OTP) to create your amazon account. After entering OTP you will be able to create your amazon account otherwise not.
(5) After entering OTP and clicking on Create your Amazon account, you will see a new interface where you asked to fulfill your account information as shown above. Then you have to click on next to move to another page.
(6) In this step, you have to add your website link or your mobile app URL and then you have to click on add button.
Note: If you don't have your website or mobile app then there will be another option for you, you can add your facebook link to continue.
(7) Click on Next button after completing the process, you have to click on confirm button.
(8) In this step you have to fill your profile info like; what are your websites or mobile apps about ? , what type of amazon items do you inted to list on your websites or mobile apps? and so on.
(9) At last you have to type captcha and to agree to the terms and conditions of the Associates Program Operating Agreement. After that click on finish.
(10) In this step you asked to provide your payment and Tax information, where two options ( Now and Later ) are available. You can provide the information during the process or may be later too. This is a last step, after clicking on later your account will be completed.
Amazon Affiliate Team will review your application and you will get notified by email whether your amazon affiliate account got activated or not.