How to Start Using Amazon Affiliate Program & Start Making Money

How to Start Using Amazon Affiliate Program & Start Making Money

Amazon Affiliate Program: Amazon is one of the world’s biggest marketplaces. Even though there are so many affiliate marketplaces in the world, many bloggers and big companies use Amazon to sell their products.

Their affiliate program pays you up to 15% of the sale amount and, depending on what kind of sale you are making, it’s a good way to make big money.

This is especially true if you are a gadget or mobile blogger. You can write a complete review of a phone and give an Amazon affiliate link. By spending 15 minutes of your time and finding the best mobile deal, you can add substantial extra income.

How to Sign up for Amazon Affiliate program?

Amazon SignUP
Amazon SignUP

Depending on your geographical location or your target market, you should sign-up for the Amazon affiliate program.

For example, if your target audience is in U.S., you should sign up for Amazon U.S. associate Program using this link. If your target audience is from India, you should sign-up for Amazon India program. If you plan to promote products from all Amazon geographical location, you should sign up for Amazon affiliate program for all countries like .jp (Japan), au (Amazon Australia) & so on.

Sign Up for Amazon Affiliate program ((This is for Amazon U.S. Store)

For other countries


United Kingdom:




How to Create Affiliate Links as an Amazon Affiliate?

I assume by now you have signed up for the Amazon Associates program.

The next step is to get links, banners, or widgets for your site. Depending on your niche, you can select different types of links. For example:

If you have a gadget blog, you can create a page called “Recommended Gadgets”.

If you have a movie or music blog, you can add a widget on the sidebar with the movie’s DVD affiliate link.

The possibilities are enormous and, depending on your niche, you can add links and monetize your site to a very large degree using Amazon.

You will be earning money from Amazon affiliate online when someone follows your Amazon referral link and buys something. That also includes further purchases.

Or simply browse Amazon site while logging into your Amazon affiliate link. On every page at the top, you can find amazon Affiliate link generator which will let you grab Amazon affiliate links instantly.

Step by step guide to creating Amazon affiliate link:

Once your application is approved, login to your Amazon affiliate panel & now head to any product page on Amazon website. At the top, you would see the option call Amazon Associates site stripe.

Here click on Get link > Text

Amazon Short Link
Amazon Short Link

In the above screenshot, you can see how to get your affiliate link. If you are using store ID or tracking ID for tracking, you can change that too. (Don’t worry if you haven’t started using store ID or tracking ID. We will cover this in the upcoming chapter”.

In case you want to make any changes in the site strip option, you can do that from your Amazon associate account. Here is the direct link for making changes in the site strip option.

Another way to create affiliate link for Amazon products:

The first option is the neatest & fastest one. There are other ways to create an affiliate link for Amazon product & let’s have a look at other option too.

Login to your Amazon associate account & click on Product linking > Product links:

Amazon Product Link
Amazon Product Link

On the next page, you have two options. Search for a product or add ASIN/ISBN Code of an individual product. I prefer the second one as it’s fast those ways. You can find more information about ASIN/ISBN codes here.

How to Get ASIN code of Individual Amazon Product?

Now the first step is to find the product which is relevant to your website/blog. You can search for any product by going directly to homepage. Once you have found the product, go to product detail part. In this case, I’m getting ASIN code of this product.

Grab the Amazon Affiliate link for the product:

So now we have ASIN code of the product. Go to add a product link page. (Refer Image 1). Add ASIN code of the product and click on the go. Refer to the following image

Amazon ASIN Code
Amazon ASIN Code

Click on get links & you will be able to get text links or image links that you can paste on your Website.

To become an affiliate for Amazon, sign up using this link: <Sign up for Amazon>


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