With the Amazon Associates program, you can earn money by linking to Amazon products on your website. When someone clicks on the link, the Amazon product page you linked to will come up. If that person then purchases something, you will receive a percentage of the purchase price. The percentage varies depending upon the item purchased and the volume of purchasers you direct to Amazon. You can display Amazon banners and widgets on your website, but a simple link is all you need.
Open your Web browser and go to the Amazon product page you want to link to. Right-click on the page address in your browser's address bar, and select "Copy."
Go to the Amazon Associates homepage and sign in.
Click the "Links & Banners" tab. Select "Link to Any Page."
Scroll down the page until you get to the "Link to Any Page" field. Right-click on the box under "Enter the URL," then select "Paste."
Enter what you want the link to say on your website in the "Name Your Link" box. For example, if you want the link on your website to say "Amazon Link," enter that.
Click the "Get HTML" button. Amazon will generate the link.
Click the "Highlight HTML" button. Right-click on the highlighted text, and select "Copy."
Go to your website and paste the HTML code into your page. The process to do this depends on what type of site you have and where on your site you want the link. However, it is no different than putting any other link on your site.
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