Building a website is the most common way amazon associates and drop shippers believe they can make money on Amazon, but it’s not a necessity to have a website to make money on Amazon but if you're interested in creating a long-term business and to make more money you'll inevitably need to put together a website.
However, if you plan to build a website or not you can still make money online. This lesson will teach you how to make money online on Amazon with or without a website.
Remember: As an Amazon associate, drop shipper, the key is get your link in front of an interested audience or if you have a store on Amazon, motives are still the same, you will have to get your links in front of an audience to make money likewise get sales. How you choose to do that is completely up to you! With that in mind, here are few money-making ways you could try:
1. Post on Blogs and Forums:
This is a really simple way of getting a taste for marketing to make money, all you have to do is find or choose one of your product you'd like to promote, then start posting on blogs and forums with your link in your signature.
There are so many forums but you would want to go after forums related to online sales, buying and selling of the products you have chosen.
You’ll find that you have a lot more success if you're making useful and interesting posts and if you become regular on the forum. Once you have established yourself people will begin to respect your opinion and will be more inclined to click on your link. If you simply spam a blog or forum with useless posts you’re likely to be banned and your posts deleted, so take note.
2. Write an eBook relating to your Products
An eBook is one that is designed to spread (often quickly) to great audience - this can be a great way of getting your links out there without ever having to create a website. You can produce a short 30-page eBook or a "special report" on a particular product or subject, and then you can insert links to products you would like to promote or make money from into it, then distribute your book through whatever means you like – you could tell people that they're welcome to give it away, sell it or put it on their websites. You can kick it off yourself by selling the eBook on Amazon for a token with this you make more money.
If your book is informative and useful, rather than simply laden with links or products, you might find that it spreads quite well.
3. Write Ads or Reviews for Classifieds Websites
You're probably already familiar with using sites like Craigslist to look for old furniture or car parts, but you can also use classifieds sites to promote products you have chosen. Consider writing ads or reviews for products and posting them with your links.
Some sites you might want to try are:
4. Build an Email List
You’ve probably heard this several times by people telling you to build an email list from the blogger and internet marketing crowd, but building an email list is way easier on a physical product oriented website.
People don’t have their guard up when they are researching a physical product to purchase (when compared to other purchase decisions online i.e. digital goods). So what you would like to do is offer some type of freebie like a buyer’s guide or some type of information that provides more details about the products they’re researching.
On the other hand, you include I’d love for you to join my email list for this blog but you have to be a little more convincing by showing that you're a credible resource first.
For newsletter provider, you can make use of Aweber, its highly recommended. Overall you could attribute at least five to ten percent of your total income on this email lists because you will like to focus on promoting products heavily to the email lists during the holidays.
5. Write Sales and Promos During The Holidays
You can make money on days like Black Friday Week, Cyber Monday and Cyber Week. It is lower during other holidays like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Presidents Day, Valentine’s Day etc. because they are for specific categories. But you can still promote various sales during these holidays as well. It’s advisable to target every holiday because Amazon creates an actual dedicated sales page every time one of these holidays comes around. The deals shared on these pages are generally really good too.
So, what you would like to do is put together an article of all the top products that are on sale into writing and make use of the money making ways shared earlier like linking as many times as possible, posting on forums about the product and then sending out an email to your list etc. to get even more conversions and make more money.
6. Post About Recurring Deals:
If you want to find a way to be able to mention products that are on sale more frequently on your website or on forums, eBooks, one of the easiest ways which so many have done in the past is to just do a weekly deals post. So, what you would want to do is publish a post, send emails every week with the best deals and then incorporate all of the above money making ways to link to the products on Amazon.com. Depending on how often you publish articles you could do it more or less frequently (Some websites actually do these styles of articles every day).
We hope you find the above useful in making money on Amazon.com.
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