How do you use lists for Amazon affiliate sites?

by mc9320
4 replies
Ok, so I've finally decided to start building a list for a couple of my sites, which are Amazon affiliate sites.

However, once you start to get subscribers, and have sent them a few useful articles, how do you promote products to them?

As far as I understand, you can't post links directly to Amazon from your newsletters/e-mails with your merchant ID.

Also, if you try to promote some other products in your niche, especially if there is a good offer, then won't it appear strange to send them to your site first, and then to Amazon?
#affiliate #amazon #lists #sites
  • Profile picture of the author mollymarkiewicz
    Yes, you can use tools from Amazon for your site. When list building remember you can offer them anything. Send to your list at least twice a week a new article or offer to build trust and loyalty to your list members. Then start swapping to build your list even larger. I swap every day to bring in new members. Intergrate as much as possible.
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    • Profile picture of the author mc9320
      Originally Posted by mollymarkiewicz View Post

      Yes, you can use tools from Amazon for your site. When list building remember you can offer them anything. Send to your list at least twice a week a new article or offer to build trust and loyalty to your list members. Then start swapping to build your list even larger. I swap every day to bring in new members. Intergrate as much as possible.
      Could you please you expand on what you mean by swapping? I assume you mean exchanging your list of subscribers with someone else?
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      • Profile picture of the author myob
        Being a simple kind of a guy, all I do is build lists of buyers in dozens of niches using inexpensive Clickbank or Amazon products, then promote incrementally higher end products to those lists. Every email includes relevant niche information, tips, free resources, a few jokes, and hard-hitting Amazon product promotions. The email link points to one of as many as 700 intermediary stand-alone product landing pages, depending on how far along buyers progress in the sales queue cycle.
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  • Profile picture of the author WinstonTian
    Hmmm...

    Why not drive your list subscribers to a
    middle-man page, and then promote the
    Amazon link there?

    Tell them that you've written a new
    review on your blog, or some page...

    And ask them to check out the link to
    that post.

    Then monetize that with Amazon.

    With Amazon, you have a special tool...

    Check out the "recommendations" area
    on Amazon for the product, and find out
    what kind of "similar" products your
    prospects like to buy.

    Then, there you have it... another
    product to sell.
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    Winston
    The Beginner's Doctor

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