Starting with A for Affiliate marketing and how the Amazon Associate program has made it easy for everyone to earn through a blog, Lets jump in directly.
Did you know that Jeff Bezos incorporated the company Cadabra in 1994? Later, to launch the website, it was renamed to Amazon in 1995 which is now one of the world’s largest online retailers.
Today Amazon focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is considered one of the Big Four tech companies. It’s been referred to as “one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world.”
Did you know that the arrow in Amazon’s logo symbolizes that they deal with everything from A to Z?
Firstly, Affiliate marketing is the process of earning income every time you promote some products or services. If you generate a sale for the company, you get paid.
The Amazon affiliate program, also called “Amazon Associates” is an easy way to monetize your website or blog. It’s completely free to join and easy to use. It provides us the convenience of referring potential customers to a trusted site where they can immediately purchase products you advertise and when they do, you could earn between a 1% & 10% in referral fees. Simply sign up, receive immediate approval, and place Amazon affiliate links on your site. When someone makes an Amazon purchase via one of your links, you get the commission. It is that simple.
Amazon associate program?
Amazon Associates program is an affiliate marketing program. It’s free for website owners and bloggers to become Amazon Associates. They advertise products from Amazon.com on their sites by creating links. When customers click the links and buy products from Amazon, you earn referral fees.
Affiliate marketing is one way of earning through a blog. There are many other ways and aspects of monetizing a blog which we will discuss in further chapters.
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