Amazon has over the years established itself as the most popular eCommerce site in the world. Amazon has created an avenue for ordinary individuals across the world to make millions of dollars on their platform.
Some people make money on amazon selling their own products while others earn by buying and reselling other people’s products on same amazon.
The set of amazon money makers I want to focus on in this article are the amazon associates.
The amazon associate is an affiliate program that is run by Amazon. This simply means that you can promote a product from amazon and earn commission for the sale of the product.
some things you should know are that, if you recommend a product today and the user leave the site without buying the product, amazon has a 90days extension period. Meaning if he comes back within 90 days to make the purchase you will still earn your commission.
In addition to this, let’s say you promoted a jean trouser and the customer ends up buying a shirt or bought a similar product, let’s say a chinos trouser, you will still earn your commission.
Commission for sales of amazon products range from 4-8.5% depending on the category and number of sales you have made.
1 You Must Consider Reviews.
Before promoting any amazon product, you must check the number of reviews and if the reviews are negative or favourable. This is so because promoting a product with much negative feedback will alter your reputation and also lead to refunds.
2. Review the Product You Are Promoting.
After considering what people say about a particular product, you also need to make a detailed research about the product, read different reviews about it, do a more extensive review and subsequently publish the review on your website. Or alternatively you can obtain the product and test it out.
The essence of making a review on your website is that most people today carry out a little research on a product before buying. So provide them with the information they need to know and since they are already in buying mood, you will most likely make a sale.
3. Use Amazon Widgets For Promotion:
Amazon widget is a simple html code that you get from amazon and add to your website or blog. These widgets often display your favorite amazon products, best amazon deals of the day, amazon search bar from your website, etc. the best part of the amazon Widgets is that you have the opportunity to customize exactly what it will display. A research revealed that most bloggers recorded an increase in sales using amazon Widgets.
4. You Must Increase Your Knowledge of Amazon Associate Program
Most bloggers often think that their duty ends from the time they place affiliate links in their post. As Brian Tracy described it in his 21 ways to success, most people want to learn for the first few years of their life and use the knowledge they acquire for the rest of their life. They often forget that things change very fast and for you to ensure your continuous relevance you must learn continuously.
5. Promote Only Relevant Materials.
A crucial reason why most people do not earn money from amazon is that they promote products that are not relevant to their blogs and website. If your blog is about dog training, do not start promoting chairs because you saw a chair you liked. Yes, it might have good reviews and you like it but that is not what your audience came for. You must prioritize the interest of your audience.
6. Make a Comparative Review/Price Comparison.
This is an old strategy that still yields very good result. Fundamentally what you are required to do is to get 2 or more similar product and do a comparative review on them.
By so doing, you are assisting potential buyers to make an informed decision about buying a product.
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