What Is Amazon Associates?

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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.

Network Details

Name:Amazon Associates
Minimum Payout: $100
Payment Methods: , ,
Payment Frequency:Monthly
Currencies: USD
Commission Types:
Tracking Software:In-house
Cost To Join:Free
Official Website: affiliate-program.amazon.com


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.

In-house tracking software is used.

How To Join Amazon Associates

  • Read over more details including ‘What’s New’
  • Click the ‘Join Now For Free’ yellow button.
  • Sign in to your Amazon account.
  • Complete the process.
  • Grab your links and get promoting!
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    Listing last modified: March 12, 2021