What is Amazon Associates?

Launched in 1996, Associates is Amazon.com’s affiliate marketing program. By linking to Amazon products and services you can add compelling content for your site visitors enjoyment and receive up to 15% in referral fees for doing so.

As one of the first online affiliate marketing programs, Associates has a very long track record of developing solutions to help website owners, Web developers, and Amazon sellers make money. Over the years some of their innovations include aStore, Omakase™ Links, and Product Previews.

Current participants in the Amazon Associates program include large, well-known sites, niche content sites and blogs, comparison shopping engines, search engine marketers, and everything in between.

The minimum payout for Amazon Associates varies depending on the method you choose. For direct deposit the minimum payout is only $10, but for check the threshold is $100.

Amazon Associates is free to join as a publisher.

Review key info about Amazon Associates below.

Payment details

Payments to all affiliates are made in the USD currency. At Amazon Associates the minimum payout is $10, $100. Money owed to you can be paid using these methods: , , , . The payment frequency of the Amazon Associates affiliate Program is Monthly.

Tracking and cookies

The tracking software used by Amazon Associates is their own in-house solution.

The main commission type used is .

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