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Get Stuck Into 135+ Guides To Making Money With The Amazon Affiliate Program

Feeling a bit overwhelmed?

It can be easy to drown in the deep blue ocean of the web as there’s so much information available for us.

But you don’t need to go any further…

We’ve done all the hard work and complied all the best stuff on each question you have about the affiliate program offered by Amazon.

We assumed you’re a complete beginner so we covered everything from finding your niche, choosing your domain name, and finding the best products to sell.

But just like our previous round up on guides, you’ll want to take action on what you read.

If you don’t put anything to use… well what’s the point of all this?

Before you do get started though, read on what you should not do with the popular program so you don’t get steered into the dark alley of being banned…

And if you think you don’t have enough money to get started, James has already proven you can get your niche site started for only 23 bucks.

(RELATED: Discover the “secrets” to being a successful Amazon Affiliate in NicheHacks Academy)

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What Is an Amazon Affiliate Site?

Now you may think that an Amazon affiliate-based site has to be something based on one or a few products right?


A site monetized by Amazon’s affiliate program has the sole purpose of sending as much traffic as possible to Amazon.

Now that site may be using other forms of monetization like Adsense or maybe their own products.

That being said, the site may cater to a very narrowly defined audience, or as we call it, a niche.

Now you may be thinking there’s already competition in every niche, why bother?

Well if there’s competition, that means there’s always room to grow.

Competition is a good thing since you can connect with them and ‘steal’ traffic by doing them favors and building relationships.

You’ll find that there’s always one way or another to stand out from the competition, whether it’s through better content, digging into a sub-niche, finding a unique angle, or simply finding a way to be unique.

Or you could focus on everything mentioned above and go beyond what your readers expect.

Here are some examples we found on Google that use Amazon’s affiliate program:

Get Stuck Into 135+ Guides To Making Money With The Amazon Affiliate Program

Should I Go Niche or Authority?

There seems to be a dilemma when it comes to deciding between the two business models.

You may not even believe there’s a difference between the two and really, you shouldn’t spend too much time deciding which one to go with.

Just take a look at Authority Hacker’s quick definition of a authority site:

“Authority sites = large, content-driven sites with multiple traffic channels and revenue streams. Importantly, they can be built without selling any physical product. In fact, the way we like to build them, authority sites are blog-style sites in which the main commodity is information.”

Gaël Breton of

Niche sites are traditionally made to offer one solution (like an affiliate offer) but an authority site tends to be more brandable with more opportunities for content and solutions.

You should always go for a niche, be as focused as possible but not too narrow so you’re able to constantly create content and channels for monetization.

Here are some articles to help you out with this topic…

4 Key Strategy Differences Between Small Niche Sites and Authority Sites

What is an Authority Site & Why Should You Care?

Debate: Niche Sites Vs. Authority Sites

Authority Sites vs Niche Sites: Which is the Best Fit for You?

(RELATED: Discover the “secrets” to being a successful Amazon Affiliate in NicheHacks Academy)

How to Find Profitable Niches

NicheHacks is made for this as we uncover 6 niche reports every month (not to mention the 100+ reports already available) and have some available on the blog as well.

Profitable niches are everywhere and they usually have competition because they are well worth diving into it.

With every niche, comes sub niches and angles and opportunities for you to take advantage of.

Here are a few articles to help you out with your niche hunting…

How to Use Amazon to Find Your Next Profitable Niche In Less Than 30 Minutes

Reader Q&A: What Are The Most Profitable Niches For Affiliate Marketing?

How to Choose a Profitable Niche

The Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Profitable Niche

How to Find The Right Products

Finding your niche is probably the hardest part, but actually finding what products you can promote is a whole lot easier.

Every profitable niche has tons of products already out and people are buying them on a regular basis.

The golden rule here is to find a product with plenty of reviews as every review counts for many purchases.

Use these guides to help you find profitable products from Amazon…

How to Find Profitable Affiliate Products to Promote

13 Ways To Use To Pick Products and Niches, Craft Winning Offers, Increase Conversions And More

[Step by Step Guide] How to Find Your Niche’s Best Selling Amazon Affiliate Products

Affiliate Marketing: The Most Complete Guide Ever

Discover 76 Red Hot Products You Can Make Money From Amazon With

How to Write Content About Products (Even If You’ve Never Used Them)

It’s generally recommended that you have some familiarity with the products that you write and recommend.

Thanks to the internet though, you’ll find lots of opportunities to learn about a product or service by simply doing a bit of research.

You could learn by reading other people’s reviews, analyzing the reviews on Amazon (though beware as some of them may be fake), or simply looking at videos with the products in action.

Here are a few articles to help you out with this…

How to Write a Must-read Product Review

5 Point Checklist For Writing The Perfect Affiliate Product Review [Updated]

How To Write Product Reviews That Sell Without Making Your Site Look Cheesy (And a Template You Can Follow)

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(RELATED: Join the tribe of marketers profiting from Amazon’s Affiliate Program in NicheHacks Academy)

Picking a Domain Name

You’ll never want to pick a domain that is so specific that you cannot expand on it later.

No one wants to become a loyal reader of a site named “”.

It just doesn’t look brandable nor trustworthy.

You want something short, easy to remember, and goes with your vision.

It may help to have a keyword or two in your domain name but it will not break or make your SEO rankings.

Here’s more on the domain and creating one…

Goodbye Exact Match Domains, Hello Brandable Websites

How Do I Choose a Domain Name?

The Ultimate Guide to Building a Profitable Niche Site or Blog – PART 5: How to Choose a Good Domain Name, Set Up Hosting, and Install WordPress with a Quality Theme


How To Pick A Hosting Service

In our Facebook group, we’ve got a community that are constantly asking questions about hosting.

Some mention that cost anywhere from a few bucks a month and up.

We aren’t an expert on hosting services but we believe that if you’re going to start a site, invest plenty in a hosting service that offers security and reliability.

You don’t want to work countless hours, days and nights to find your website super slow, or even worse, hacked.

We recommend WP-Engine as that’s the one we’ve been using for years now.

Here’s an article to help you out further…

How To Choose The Best WordPress Hosting Service (2017 edition) A beginner’s guide to choosing the best WordPress web hosting service!

CMS, Themes and Plugins

You shouldn’t spend too much time figuring out what you need here.

Millions of sites are built on WordPress so you can’t go wrong with that platform…

And most necessary plugins are free, but premium themes are not.

You can start with a free theme if you are on a super limited budget but it’s always recommended to get something that displays your site at it’s very best.

Here’s more on this topic…

Ultimate Guide: How to Start a WordPress Blog (Step by Step)

Top 20 Affiliate Marketing WordPress Themes To Make Money Online 2017

5 Ways To Create A Profitable Affiliate Site With Over 50 Successful Examples You Can Copy

Pages and Menu

This may seem like a simple topic but we’re always asked what sort of pages and menu buttons they should be using.

It really depends but you always want to have a “about me” page so your readers know what your objectives are and how you can help them.

Here’s more on the topic…

WordPress: How To Set Up Menus And Navigation


Content Creation and Outsourcing

You’re leaving a lot of money on the table if you’re doing everything alone.

Outsourcing can be a profitable way to grow your blog, and it can also be the best thing you can do as you’ll make your blog more “automated” as you’ll have a team to drive the blog forward.

But if you’re not sure what to do from here, we’ve got lots of great articles for you to read and learn from…

Should You Outsource Your Blog? 5 Questions to Consider

How To Find And Manage Content Writers for Your Niche Website [The Definitive Guide]

The 5 Steps To Writing a Freelance Content Writer Job Description That WON’T Result in Crappy Content

26 Ways to Create Engaging Content

(RELATED: Join the tribe of marketers profiting from Amazon’s Affiliate Program in NicheHacks Academy)

Social Media and Profiles

Thanks to Facebook and other social platform, you’re able to create a channel for traffic and exposure.

There are many social platforms out there and you can test all of them out to see what works the best for you.

Some niches may benefit more from visual platforms like Pinterest, or Instagram, while others work best with Twitter and Facebook.

Most niches work with any of the platforms though so it mainly comes down to how you use them.

Here’s some guides you can take action with…

3 Tips to Use Affiliate Links on Pinterest

The 10 Elements of a Successful Social Media Profile

The Complete Guide To Building Your Blog Audience – Chapter 5

6 Steps to Nurturing the Sales Funnel with Social Media

Getting Started With Social Media: A Resource Guide

The Niche Marketers Guide To Building A Social Media Following That Converts

How To Make Sales With Facebook Ads: 15+ Profitable Case Studies

3 Facebook Traffic Case Studies: Including How I Got 11K Engaging Fans With $22 (In 5 Days)

SEO and Keyword Research

Let’s get one thing clear before you take a step further…

You don’t ever rank for a single keyword, it just doesn’t happen.

In fact, one article may rank for hundreds or even thousands of keywords and you’ll get ranked for all of those variations if you do it right.

But if you’re focused on a single keyword, you’ll eventually be writing for the hope of ranking on Google rather than helping out your audience.

So go all out, go beyond your competition and create something bigger and better.

Here are some guides on the topic…

Learn SEO in 2018

SEO: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

[Case Study] How I Found 100 Keywords For My Niche Site In Under 26 Minutes (And How You Can Copy Me)

How to Create a Killer SEO Plan for 2017

38 Places To Find the Best Keywords In Your Niche (And 62 Screenshots Showing You How To Get Them)

Discover How An Expert Affiliate Marketer Performs His Amazon Keyword Research

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(RELATED: The “Amazon Affiliate Site” Blueprint shows you step by step how to profit from the Amazon Affiliate program, it’s available in NicheHacks Academy)

Link Building

Well it looks like we’ve landed on a very sensitive topic.

Link building can make your site or it can simply de-rank it as Google is smart and knows when blackhat activity is going on.

So learn from these guides and do it right…

Link Building Guide for 2017 & Beyond

Broken Link Building Guide: From Noob to Novice

Link Building: The Definitive Guide

15 Ways To Build Powerful Whitehat Backlinks That Will Rank Your Niche Site

Link Building in 2016 (And Beyond)

7 Simple Tips To Increase Your Niche Sites Search Engine Rankings


You can have the best content in the world but if you don’t have traffic… then what’s the point?

When you build up your site, you may not see any traffic from Google or anything organic.

The reason for that is because Google puts your site in a sandbox, or at least that’s what we’ve learned.

It takes time for your site to get on page one for any keyword variation but you can still get traffic nevertheless.

Here’s a few guides to help you out…

5 Breakthrough Techniques For Running A High-Traffic Blog

5 Creative Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts

64 Tactics to Drive Traffic to Your Blog

The Beginners Guide: How To Increase Your Website Traffic Using These 100+ Resources

12 Types of Blog Posts to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog

Email Marketing

Email marketing is one of the best ways to keep the traffic flowing to your site.

Look at it like collecting phone numbers, you’re literally building a close relationship with your readers by gaining their trust for their emails.

Take advantage of email marketing and you’ll be able to do many things including get repeat sales and traffic.

Here are some guides you can read about email marketing…

The 6 Step Guide To Passive Affiliate Commissions: How To Write Your First Profitable Email Series

How to grow your tiny email list with 29 simple but powerful tactics

6 Email List Building Strategies That Still Work in 2017

36 Smart Ways To Grow Your Email List 2x Faster

9 Ways To Grow Your Email List With OptinMonster 

(RELATED: The “Amazon Affiliate Site” Blueprint shows you step by step how to profit from the Amazon Affiliate program, it’s available in NicheHacks Academy)


This is where the real challenge begins…

If you can set up a successful funnel, then you can literally automate your business, or at least be closer to automation.

A funnel is easy to set up with the right tools and is worth learning.

You’ll want to constantly tweak and test to make sure your getting your funnel as close as possible to perfection.

Here are some guides to help you with funnels…

How to Make Money Blogging: How This Blog Makes $100K per Month

How To Turn Your Niche Site Into An Automated, Evergreen Business, And Double Your Income Whilst Working Less

3 Steps to Build a Social Media Marketing Sales Funnel

How Marketing Funnels Work

The Definitive Guide to Marketing Automation – Chapter 3

The Google Analytics Conversion Funnel Survival Guide

Optimizing Conversion Rates

You can get a lot of traffic and have them read your content…

But if you’re not selling anything nor are your readers converting to subscribers or buyers, then you’re doing something wrong.

Here are a few articles to help you out with conversion rates…

The Definitive Guide To Conversion Optimization

13 Ways to Increase Your Conversion Rate Right Now

The Definitive How-To Guide For Conversion Rate Optimization

7 One Hour or Less Niche Site Upgrades to Increase Your Passive Income Overnight

21 Conversion Rate Optimization Best Practices for Beginners

Want to Increase Your Blog’s Conversion Rates by 87%? Try Focusing on Keywords

What The Highest Converting Websites Do Differently

How to increase conversion rate on your blog

Scale Up And Growing Your Site

So you’re already making sales, that’s great.

To scale up though you’ll have to take a bit of action and work to grow your business further.

So here are some ways to grow and increase overall revenue from your site…

How to REALLY Profit from Your Blog

Using Affiliate Marketing to Grow Your Business

7 Proven Strategies to Increase Your Blog’s Traffic by 206%

7 One Hour or Less Niche Site Upgrades to Increase Your Passive Income Overnight

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Trust and Loyalty

Building a relationship with your readers is not only worth every last bit of effort but it pays off as you’ll build a strong reputation that’ll spread throughout the web.

You don’t want to enter a niche and come off as someone who has no idea what they are talking about.

But the good news is that you can literally enter any niche and succeed if you take the right steps.

Here are a few guides that’ll help you build your brand properly…

The Tim Ferris Hack to Become a Niche Expert in Four Weeks

Do I Have To Be An Expert To Enter A Niche?

How to Build Trust Online: 7 Little Ways to Create a Trustworthy Website

Strategies, Case Studies and Guides

Now that you know how to start an Amazon site and get it flowing, you need strategies and case studies to keep it thriving.

If you can take these and adapt them to your own business then you can test and tweak them to your liking.

Here are a few guides you can start using…

Amazon Affiliates: What I’ve Learned From Selling Over $15,500,000 in Products as an Amazon Associate

Amazon Affiliate Niche Sites: The Definitive Guide

How I Made $32,000 in 12 Months with Amazon Niche Sites (And Why They Still Work)

1 Year Old Amazon Affiliate Website Making $3,000 a Month: A Step by Step Case Study

Amazon Affiliate Site Case Study ($4500+ Monthly Profit in 4 Months)

Affiliate Marketing Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Affiliate Marketing

The Ultimate Guide to Making Money with the Amazon Affiliate Program

Follow Along With The Niche Site Challenge & Learn From The Successes & Failures


Everyone learns from their success and failures.

It’d be a mistake if we didn’t observe and know what was/wasn’t working.

So here are lessons from selling Amazon products…

Amazon Affiliates: What I’ve Learned From Selling Over $15,500,000 in Products as an Amazon Associate

11 Lessons I Learned Earning $119,725.45 from Amazon Associates Program

Recommended Tools and Resources

There are always new tools but there are only a few that you really need to get your business up and striving.

It’s best to keep it simple so here are a few recommendations that we make…

Tools & Resources

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(RELATED: Learn how to profit from the Amazon Affiliate Program with NicheHacks Academy)


So what next?

You’ve created your site, optimized it and have no clue where to go from here.

You keep improving.

Just because you have a site that uses Amazon’s affiliate program, doesn’t mean you can’t monetize it in other ways.

You can create your own digital products and sell them on the same site.

You could scale up in many ways.

Your imagination is the limit here.

When you feel like you’re losing hope, just read into our success stories and get active in our group. 

Share this epic round up of guides, tweet it and do whatever it takes to get the word out.

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