Ranking among the largest and popular market places in the world. Amazon has made a great name beating other giants in the market. Though it wasn’t the first in Amazon Affiliate marketplace or program, Amazon has built good relationship people and companies all over the world.
Bloggers have found Amazon to be the best in terms of pay rates thus marketing on the companies’ platform. Money being the key factor the company gives generously to companies, bloggers and people who join them in selling their products. Some have found an easy source of income thus making a living. Bloggers reviewing products like phones find and take this as career option.
But how does on join the affiliate program? First it depends on the geographical location. You have to register account giving the details of the market you are targeting. Individuals looking for Indian clients have to connect and sign up to Amazon Indian program. However, some people also want to join all markets where they will register affiliate programs for all countries.
How to register new account for Amazon affiliate program?
Registration process is easy; one needs the credentials and identifying the audience to sell the product to. Here are the few steps to take in registration:
- Navigate to the Amazon affiliate program website page: https://affiliate-program.amazon.com
- When the home page opens select your country form the menu.
- Fill in your registered email address.
- On the same page click on the option “I am a new customer”
- Key in your details like: name, e-mail, and a simple password.
- The system will ask about the account information which on payee name and address.
- After this give information about your website page.
- The system will verify your identity by sending an OTP to your mobile number.
- Use the pin to verify the details entered, read and agree to terms and conditions.
- Recheck all details and select the finish button.
- Now a confirmation and thank you note will be displayed.
- The site sends a unique associates ID, which is your tracking ID
- The tracking ID is placed in the Amazon Simple Admin set up panel. Here you click on get “started now”
- The page redirects you to the associate page. For one to use the affiliate account, they have to register for “product adverting API”
- Now go the Amazon page a click on API sign up now button.
- Again fill in your details: name, address etc.
- You have to agree to term and condition of the API license.
- With this you have created a new product advertising API account.
- Select the “manage your account
Present list of commission in Amazon affiliate program
Amazon has set a fee for the affiliate programs, it depends on the sales made. The more they ship or sale the better your income. Individuals making enough and better sale move from one rate to higher one.
Individuals who sold more got a lot, though this has changed. They are offering flat rates according to the product. Now we can check on 2018 structure of rates as follows:
- 1.0%: video games and consoles
- 2.0%: television and digital download games
- 2.5%: computer, computer components, DVD and Blu-ray.
- 3.0%: toys
- 4.0%: Amazon tablets plus the kindle devices
- 4.5%: personal care, health care paper books, sport, kitchen car and all baby products
- 5.0%: digital music, video downloads, grocery handmade stuff and music item
- 6.0%: head phone, music items, all beauty products business and industrial supplies
- 7.0%: clothing, accessories, Amazon TV and echo products, jewelry.
- 8.0%: lawn and garden, furniture, home items, pantry and all pet products.
- 10.0%: Amazon fashion stuff and coins.
- Note gift cards don’t receive any pay or commission.