Become an Amazon Affiliate – Beginner’s Guide

How to become an Amazon Affiliate? Earn money by referral links

Amazon is one of the leading market place world-wide. So you might be dreaming to partner with Amazon. You can also earn money by doing that. Isn’t it interesting?

It is absolutely free for you to join Amazon as an Affiliate.

Tips:  If you have your own website or are a Blogger, then you must join the famous Amazon Affiliate Program. Even if you have nothing, as an affiliate you can also earn through social media platforms. You can also place referral links on your android/iOS app. It is one of the easiest ways to monetize your irregular life.

Stay tuned to know how –

What is Amazon Affiliate Program ?

Amazon Affiliate Program is also called Amazon Associate. When you actually sign into Amazon as an Affiliate, then what happens?

You become an Amazon Associate and place product links on your site or social media. When someone purchases through your link, you earn a commission. Great, right?

Let’s see how to get started.

  • Create your own Website or Blog.
  • Now create a profile on Amazon Affiliate Program.
  • Customize your referral links
  • Place it in your site. Enjoy!

Create your own Website or Blog

First of all, you have to create your own blog. Moreover it must have at least 20 contents. It also should be active such that Amazon can understand it is live.

Again, your site should be defined, i.e it should be on a particular niche. It gives Amazon a clear picture of your site so that they can show you relevant referral links.

Create your own WordPress Website Now

Create a profile on Amazon Affiliate Program

This is the most important step. You need to follow it carefully. So let us do.

  1. Visit the official Amazon Affiliate homepage.

Go to the official website. First, you have to sign in to your Amazon account. If you do not have any amazon account, then you need to create it first. After that log into it with your username and password.

Amazon affiliate Home Page

2. Fill your account information

Now you will prompted to a screen, where you need to fill your account information. It includes address, phone number and others.

3. Now enter your website or blog information

Now enter your site address or mobile app address. You can also add your You Tube channel address.

Website Information

4. Store ID

This is the most important. As an Amazon Associate or Amazon Affiliate you need to have a store ID. You can choose there given name or enter your preferred name.

5. Traffic Details

Now you have to answer them, how you drive traffic to your website. You also have to enter your monthly income through your website.

Traffic details

Tips : If you are a beginner, you can enter any information. But remember that it needs to be legit. Choose every moderate option. Neither low nor high. Amazon accepts everyone.

6. Identity Verification

Here you need to enter your phone number and verify it via OTP or call.

7. Payment and Tax Information

Now you have to enter your payment method, by which you shall be withdrawing your money. There is direct bank facility for Indians. If you wish to add your payment method later, you can also do that.

Now, coming to tax information. If you are running a business or e-commerce then enter your GST. If you are a beginner then choose ‘you are exempted from Tax’.

Payment and Tax

8. You are ready.

Now, an email will be sent to your registered amazon email id. You need to click on that link. Finally, you will reach your Amazon Affiliate Dashboard.

Customize your referral links

  1. Log in your Amazon Associate account.

Log into your account by username and password for amazon account.

Amazon Affiliate login

2. Product Linking

Now click on Product Linking at the top of the page. You can choose banners and select the HTML of your choice. Insert the code into your website.


You can also choose product linking button also. Here you need to add the ASIN number, if you want to show any particular product.

Or you can also search your desired product and click on the Go button. Now select product of your choice and get the HTML code or link. Now you can paste it in your site.

Product links

Place it on your site

If you have a free Google Blogger platform, then you can add custom HTML in your side.

Moreover, if you have WordPress or a PHP site, you can do the same.

Check this Guide – Amazon Affiliate Guide for Beginners

Products I have bought from other affiliate links

These are the products I have bought from referral links from other website.


Open your Amazon Affiliate account and get the HTML code now

Manoroma Year Book

This is also another product bought from a referral link.

Similarly, once you get starting traffic and audience for your contents. There will be people who will also buy from your links.

Hope this was helpful.

Aushini Das

Student at Presidency University, Kolkata. Passionate about Freelancing and Digital Marketing and I shall deliver my knowledge to the readers for their benefit.

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