What's a great 'passive income' strategy as an Amazon Associate?

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I've seen people put there Amazon affiliate links to products on everything from youtube video descriptions to blogs. I'm just wondering what some of the better strategies are for getting a large amount of customers to click on Amazon links.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
    My guess would be to provide valuable content (articles, blog posts, etc) ... And then recommend something that's congruent with your advice and actually helps them.

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    • Profile picture of the author DWolfe
      Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

      My guess would be to provide valuable content
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      Why are you giving advice to someone when you have never done it ? You have made several guests lateley but does that really hope the OP or posters in the other threads ?

      To the Orginial poster look up Erica Stone she has some great stuff on Amazon. She had a free guide that can help you. Here is a link to her profile on the forum. https://www.warriorforum.com/members/sojourn.html profile
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      • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
        Originally Posted by DWolfe View Post

        Why are you giving advice to someone when you have never done it ? You have made several guests lateley but does that really hope the OP or posters in the other threads ?
        Well I'm an Entrepreneur through and through. (And I hope my "advice" has been helpful.)

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        • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
          Originally Posted by Jonathan 2.0 View Post

          Well I'm an Wannapreneur through and through.
          Corrected for accuracy. Has never made a plug nickel. :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author extrememan
    The only way would be through paid advertising like Facebook ads, solo ads, bing PPC, YouTube videos, etc. There's no such thing as passive income. Don't be tricked.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
    Sometimes the "Get Rich Quick" proposition is enticing. However most of the time it doesn't happen that way.

    And (generally speaking) you wouldn't want it to. Why? Because doing something worthwhile is more fulfilling ... (Than just making money.)
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Originally Posted by LifeDrawnBadly View Post

    I've seen people put there Amazon affiliate links to products on everything from youtube video descriptions to blogs. I'm just wondering what some of the better strategies are for getting a large amount of customers to click on Amazon links.
    IMO you would want something that has a steady stream of traffic.

    I can see how popular youtube video's would work well.
    Along with websites that receive a decent amount of traffic.
    Facebook also could work well.
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  • Profile picture of the author shmeeko69
    Originally Posted by LifeDrawnBadly View Post

    I've seen people put there Amazon affiliate links to products on everything from youtube video descriptions to blogs. I'm just wondering what some of the better strategies are for getting a large amount of customers to click on Amazon links.
    The two ways that I've always gone for and have worked quite well to date are :-

    1. Choosing products which you have a passion for and can write about. Making
    sure you check the keyword competition before you start any promotion.

    2. Choosing items that are either new to the Amazon marketplace and/or have a few
    good reviews (4/5). I only go for items that are over £100 and can give me at least
    £5 per affiliate sale.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    "getting a large amount of customers to click on Amazon links."

    Give a large portion of your life to:

    - helping people with valuable free content
    - helping top folks in your niche by promoting them freely

    The getting you want happens when your giving goes through the roof, after you've paid your dues creating and connecting for years. Then, when you've paid your online tuition, and have patiently developed your skills for your niche, you give large amounts of targeted people a reason to click on your Associates links.
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    • Profile picture of the author LifeDrawnBadly
      Originally Posted by ryanbiddulph View Post

      "getting a large amount of customers to click on Amazon links."

      Give a large portion of your life to:

      - helping people with valuable free content
      - helping top folks in your niche by promoting them freely

      The getting you want happens when your giving goes through the roof, after you've paid your dues creating and connecting for years. Then, when you've paid your online tuition, and have patiently developed your skills for your niche, you give large amounts of targeted people a reason to click on your Associates links.
      Great advice, this makes a lot of sense!
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  • Profile picture of the author Benjamin Ehinger
    Originally Posted by LifeDrawnBadly View Post

    I've seen people put there Amazon affiliate links to products on everything from youtube video descriptions to blogs. I'm just wondering what some of the better strategies are for getting a large amount of customers to click on Amazon links.
    A strategy including blogging and video would work great. It takes time to build up, but if you want the income to continue to come in year after year, hire someone to create blog content for you and someone else to take that content and turn it into a video.

    I would do a mixture of product reviews (main money blogs) and blog posts targeting all the long tail keywords you can find about those products/niches possible.

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  • Profile picture of the author imovetheworld
    I believe writing long articles with so much details works for me. I gather all the info about the products, about the article and write a long article, with adding links every few places.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    You will not find Sojourn (Erica Stone) focusing on 'passive inome' for new affiliates. She provides expert advice on what WORK to do - and HOW to get it done - but skips the hype and 'easy money' promises.
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  • Profile picture of the author DWolfe
    Originally Posted by LifeDrawnBadly View Post

    I'm just wondering what some of the better strategies are for getting a large amount of customers to click on Amazon links.
    Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

    You will not find Sojourn (Erica Stone) focusing on 'passive inome' for new affiliates. She provides expert advice on what WORK to do - and HOW to get it done - but skips the hype and 'easy money' promises.
    I was answering the second half of the original posters question. Erica's work will help anybody. Nothing with Amazon is passive it takes updating now and then, refreshing of links and products when Amazon makes a change. What was popular to promote a few years ago is not the same now. Since Amazon changed the commission structure to a different area.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    You should start a blog and focus on getting people to subscribe to your blog. Then write posts that are about the subject matter of the Amazon products you're promoting. Great examples of this can be found on Hubpages.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
    I'm going to start by offering a new definition for "passive income."

    I've come to think that "active income" is more of a one-to-one thing - you sell an article, you get paid. You VA for an hour, you get paid. You don't work, you don't get paid.

    "Passive income," on the other hand, offers the potential to break the one-to-one link.

    Take this discussion, for example. If you create something valuable - a how-to guide, video review, etc. - and add your associate links, you have the potential to get paid more than once for the work you put into it. You still have to promote your content, but each time you do, you have the potential to get paid more than once.

    And simply making a social media post or referencing your content in a Q&A answer is a lot closer to passive than offering one-to-one services.

    My favorite, and most successful, Amazon strategy was to write about stuff that I would talk about anyway - fishing, cooking, whatever - and then add recommendations at the end for people who wanted to learn more. With appropriate affiliate links, of course .
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    Yes, very nice set. Really did good.
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  • Profile picture of the author FreedomBlogger
    Originally Posted by LifeDrawnBadly View Post

    I've seen people put there Amazon affiliate links to products on everything from youtube video descriptions to blogs. I'm just wondering what some of the better strategies are for getting a large amount of customers to click on Amazon links.

    I would say to build everything you can online. If you build your number by following the right strategy, then you can start to generate some passive traffic as time goes by.

    Also, consider blogging. Blogging is a great way to get some automation going on.
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  • Profile picture of the author Caitlinz
    To get huge amount of customers to click your affiliate link, you have to either have

    1. An amazon affiliate website ranking on page 1 of google for its keyword.
    2. A viral video of a product which people are interested in buying.

    The first one is what me & many others do.
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