Ever thought to get paid from Amazon? Do you just shop from Amazon?
To buy anything online, Amazon is the first choice for billions of people including you and me.
A large number of products and excellent customer support makes Amazon different from others.
Same day free home delivery of goods via Amazon prime and one-click buy from Amazon Pay balance makes easier to shop on Amazon.
Isn’t it nice, buy on Amazon and also earn money from Amazon by simple steps and zero investment or less?
Let’s discover the simple ways to make money from Amazon.
1. Join Amazon Affiliate Program
Amazon Affiliate Program is best for websites or blog owners. You have to promote Amazon’s products, and you get paid for it.
Amazon Affiliate Program is free to join; anyone from the Globe can join this.
It works in commission per sale basis. After joining the Amazon Affiliate Program, you will get a unique affiliate ID/link. You drive traffic to Amazon’s site through your unique affiliate link.
When people visit Amazon’s site by clicking your affiliate link and make a purchase, you get the commission on that. A commission rate varies from 1%-12% depending upon the product category.
Amazon Affiliate Program works same as other affiliate programs; you have to promote only those products which are related to niche/topic of your blog.
For example, if you have a blog about books and reading or writing, then start an in-depth review about books and add your Amazon Affiliate Link in your reviews.
Always be honest in your reviews. People want to know your views or opinion and that why they visit and read your blog. Don’t cheat them. Apply directly for Amazon Affiliate Program from here.
2. Sell Items on Amazon “Handmade.”
You make excellent products at your home, and sell them on a small shop. And ask yourself, that Where can I sell handmade items?
And ask yourself, that Where can I sell handmade items?
Then it’s good news.
On the first week of October 2015 launched the Amazon Handmade, where you can sell handmade items to the Amazon customers.
Amazon charges 15% referral fee includes payment processing, marketing, discounted shipping, fraud protection and they waived our monthly fee, to sell via Amazon Handmade Platform.
You can sell you’re a large number of handmade items from different categories, for example, Handmade jewelry, artwork, baby bedding, bath, bedding, furniture, home décor, kitchen & dining, lighting, patio, lawn & garden, storage & organization and many more items on Amazon Handmade Platform.
Amazon already has billions of customers from worldwide, and it will easy for you to give exposure to your handmade items to sell on their platform.
For more details on Amazon, Handmade Platform read here.
3. Kindle eBook self-publishing
Don’t wait for the traditional way to get your book published.
Don’t fear about getting rejection letters from publishing houses.
Via Amazon Direct Publishing / Amazon Self Publishing, you can now publish your novel or anthology, helpful “how-to” guide online and earn up to a 70% royalty on every sale.
You can publish your own eBook on the Amazon’s Kindle Platform within a few minutes.
Kindle Direct Publishing is free for anyone to publish eBook on Kindle. Kindle Self Publishing takes hardly 10 minutes to get published your book, and within 24-48 hours to appears in Kindle stores worldwide.
You can earn up to 70% royalty on sales to customers in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, India, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Australia and more.
Amazon also helps to publish your book in paperbacks for free on KDP.
The best part of Amazon Direct Publishing is, you get to keep complete control of your publishing rights and have the ability to set your own pricing. It’s up to you to make changes to your books at any time.
Amazon also helps you to format your eBook to Kindle versions. https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/
4. Become a Third Party Seller
By third part selling feature of Amazon, you can set a source of significant income from Amazon.
As I said, and you know too, Amazon has billions of customers.
While shopping on Amazon, you might notice that most of the items are fulfilled directly by Amazon, and some items sold by third party sellers.
You can also become a third party seller on Amazon.
Amazon gives you an excellent opportunity to reach their customers and sell your products.
Amazon charges when an item gets sold, so no need to invest any extra money on that.
You can sign up for the individual seller and if you plan to sell less than 40 items per month. If you want to give a powerful kick start to your third party selling program, and want to sell more than 50 items per month then, you can choose Profession seller plan on Amazon.
Amazon has small selling fees for both Individual and Professional sellers. You can read more about here.
Just pick, pack and ship to customers and make money.
Amazon Third Party Selling has an enormous potential.
While some of these tips require more upfront work than others, they all have the ability to be lucrative.
Amazon Affiliate program is my favorite way to make money from Amazon.
Amazon Affiliate Program is free to join for the public, although you need a blog/website to get approval.
I never tried selling product on Amazon, but you can give it a look.
[Learning about it.]
Some of my friends are in story telling. And they published books on Amazon Kindle. [They have paperback version too.] They are making a good profit from that.
Have you used any of these methods to make money from Amazon?
Now it’s your turn to take action and make it possible to get paid from Amazon.