WordPress Amazon Affiliate Website – What is Affiliate Marketing?

Many of you may have heard the term before but what exactly is affiliate marketing and how do you make money from it? To put it simply, affiliate marketing is the process of earning a commission by promoting someone else’s products. For example, if you promote a link to purchase another company’s product through your website, and someone purchases the item through that link, you get a percentage of the sale. Pretty simple, right? The best part is that anyone can do it!

Now, we will go over how you can create an Amazon affiliate website using WordPress and Woocommerce.

1. Get an Affiliate Amazon Account
You will have to make an Amazon affiliate account known as Amazon Associates here: https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/ If you already have an Amazon account then you will be able to sign in, otherwise you will have to make an Amazon account.

After you complete the signup process, Amazon will then review and approve your Amazon Associates account.

2. Install WooCommerce/FREE External Product New Tab Plugin/Optionial Ultra Theme $49 or $89 for all 42 Themes.
We are now going to install WooCommerce, which is an eCommerce plugin that allows you to create and manage an online store. From your WordPress Dashboard, go to Plugins – Add New and search for “WooCommerce”. Then install and activate the plugin.

Next, to open the affiliate links in a new tab when leaving your site install this free plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wc-external-product-new-tab/

Optional: Any WooCommerce Theme Will Work – Install & Activate Ultra theme and required Theme plugins. This Niche we are going to use is fitness however, any Niche will work.