Amazon.com is one of the best Online retailer of books, movies, music and games along with electronics, toys, apparel, sports, tools, groceries and general home and garden items in the world. Amazon has separate retail websites for United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, India, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and China, with international shipping to certain other countries for some of its products.
Now they have come one step forward to launch amazon affiliate program in India.
According to amazon press release, Amazon.in includes a huge collection of over 200 million books. Mobile phones and digital cameras will be added to the catalogue in the coming weeks.
Shopping at Amazon.in is fun and similar to other amazon sites. Out of all online stores only indian stores offer Cash on Delivery as their payment option. However you need to pay an extra fee of rupees for 39 Cash on Delivery.
Like other Market place,Amazon has also launched Associates ,their popular affiliate program for bloggers and website owners in India.
As you all know what actually is the Affiliate progam means i.e.,Amazon will going to pay 10% commission on every purchase made when visitors follow affiliated links from your website to Amazon.in.
How to Become an Associates of Amazon
Step :1 Create an account in Amazon.com.
Step :2 Visit affiliate-program.amazon.in
Step :3 Sign in with your existing Amazon account.
Step :4 Fill in the form and submit the form.
They will going to manually approve your site within 24 hours.
Once you are approved,you can use your Amazon affiliate id’s to link to list of products present in Amazon.in.
How to Build an Affiliate links for Amazon.in
After getting an affiliate membership,you can easily go to Amazon Associates Dashboard to build an affiliated hyper text markup links.
Products which are present on the Amazon.in website will have a unique ASIN code and for books (10 digit) ISBN code is only the ASIN code.
Code can be found on the product details section of Amazon listing.
Here is the format to build an affiliate html links
Once you have the ASIN/ISBN code along with your Amazon associates ID.You are ready to go to build an affiliate html links.
In order to compete with other online stores like Flipkart, infibeam. which offers 6% and 5% commissions on books respectively. Ebay still doesn’t launched its affiliate program in India yet. Now bloggers and webmasters are taking full advantage of these commission rate and are more likely to link to the amazon.in website. Some Amazon India pays a higher commission of 10% and that will push Amazon.in website up in the organic search results.