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The Amazon Associates Program

Starting in 1996, the Amazon Associates program was the first online affiliate program of its kind. Today, it is the largest and most successful online affiliate program, with over 900,000 members worldwide. If you are a website owner, Amazon seller, or Web Developer, you can start earning up to 10% in referral fees today in our Associates program.

How the Associates Program Works

  1. Associates drive internet traffic to Amazon.com through specially formatted links that allow us to track sales and other activity.
  2. Associates earn up to 10% in referral fees on all qualifying Amazon.com revenue initiated through the links.
  3. We send quarterly payment to Associates.

Once you join the program, we will give you access to Associates Central, our extranet exclusive to our Associates. This is where you will build your links, view your traffic and earnings reports, and read about the latest news and opportunities available to you through the program.

Participation is Easy and Free

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Create & post your links to Amazon.com using our Build Links tool in Associates Central.
  3. Begin tracking your traffic and earnings reports online. Reports are updated daily.
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