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Amazon Influencers Program – A New Way to Make Money Blogging

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The Amazon Influencers Program is an invitation only program and it is a really fun way to make money blogging.

Basically, you get to have your own page on Amazon where you can display products that you love.

Click here to see mine.

And it's not some obscure page either.

The URL is an easy to remember, easy to share URL so you can send traffic to it via your blog, social, or even verbally.

My URL looks like this: https://amazon.com/shop/AlmostPractical

Fun stuff!

How the Amazon Influencers Program Works

Once you join the Amazon Influencers Program and set up your page you are ready to start adding products.

When you find a product that you would like to add to your Influencer page all you need to do is click the the down arrow next to the button in the right column (on desktop) that says add to list.

Choose the list that you want and you are done – then find another product to add.

One big advantage is that you have the ability to create a bunch of different lists for the products that you add to your page.

It wasn't always this way.

In the early days of the Amazon Influencer Program you could only create one big huge list with all your products jumbled together.

This has changed and you can now create multiple lists – thank goodness!

You definitely want to create many targeted lists.

What Do You Put On Your Amazon Influencer Page?

Because your Influencer Page is all yours, you can do just about anything you want with it.

I have lists for many of the different things that I blog about.

My lists include a:

Of course, it is all very practical. 😉

Don't Set It and Forget It

The best way to use your Amazon Influencer page is to make it a work in progress.

Add a new things daily.

Remove items that are no longer relevant.

And most importantly have fun with it!

Your audience loves you for a reason – so they will be very interested to see what products you recommend.

Wouldn't you rather buy something based on a recommendation from someone whose opinion you trust?

This is your opportunity to be that person.

Where Do You Share Your Amazon Influencer Page?

To make money with your Amazon Influencer Page, you need to share it.

You can tweet it out and share it on Facebook.

But as a blogger, it is important to tell people about it in your blog posts – especially if you are writing a product related post.

A big advantage is that you can link to a specific list and not just to your main page.

So, if I am writing an article with a Cricut project, I can link directly to my Cricut list.

If it makes sense, I can even take it one step further and create an Amazon Influencer List for that particular project. This would work if there were a lot of supplies involved that are available on Amazon.

Amazon also encourages you to share your Influencer Page in your YouTube videos, if you do video.

Think about it – when you write a blog post or record a video, you are really connecting with people on a deeper level than just a tweet.

If they like the information that you are providing they will be more likely to want to see the products that you recommend.

How to Join the Amazon Influencers Program

So, do you think the Amazon Influencer Program might be for you?

To request an invite simply click here to get the ball rolling.

You must have a social media presence on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

I don't know the exact criteria they use to evaluate applicants, but the website does say that they look at more than just followers.

They also look at the type of content and it's relevancy.

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Are You an Amazon Influencer?

The Amazon Influencers program is another avenue that you can use to make money blogging.

You get your own page on Amazon where you can share all your favorite products.

Your page also has an easy to remember URL so it's easy to share.

Have you joined the Amazon Influencers program?

Tell us how you use your page in the comments below.

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Lindsey

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

They definitely only look at followers, I just tried to join the influencer program and you have to type in your number of followers...I hit enter and then I was denied. I am an Amazon associate and have been making sales, they should have it open to all associates. I just want a nice uniform space to have all of my favorite products so I can feature it on my blog.

Neena Nandagopal

Saturday 7th of April 2018

Hi Lindsey,

Yes, I do believe the influencer program is tied to number of social media followers, as it is designed more for sharing than including on your blog.

Honestly, for your blog I think bloggers will get a better conversion using one of the custom widgets within a post. The products you showcase will be much more targeted than an influencer page.

Thanks for stopping in!