Hey, are you planning to start a blog or Amazon affiliate blog? If yes, then read this blog. You will get a detailed idea on “how to start an Amazon affiliate blog”.
We all know that offline business has suffered a lot during the pandemic. The world has moved drastically towards online business. However, the online business skyrocketed. People are shifting to online shops. People prefer to order from e-commerce sites like Amazon rather than going to a supermarket or shops.
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People always read the review before buying anything from Amazon and here you can take advantage. You can make a blog related to Amazon products and get a commission for every sale made through your link. So, in this post, we will know how to start an Amazon affiliate blog and earn money.
1. Choose a niche
This is the main and first step on “how to start an Amazon affiliate blog”. Decide your niche in which you will make your blog.
Niche is the topic or idea around which you will write blog posts in your blog. For example, someone niche is mobile phones so he/she will make blog posts related to that niche or topic.
2. Buy a domain
This is the initial step to start an Amazon affiliate blog. Buy a domain from any trusted domain providers like GoDaddy, Namecheap, etc. Never buy a domain name for a micro niche like if your niche is earphones, then go for a domain like phoneaccessories.com. It will help you scale your business.
3. Buy a hosting
Hosting is one of the most important elements of blogging. You must buy a hosting if you want to make a website on WordPress which is suggested too. WordPress helps you in On-page SEO and making your blog more attractive.
You can buy hosting as per your needs and budget. If your niche has a lot of traffic. Then go for good and reliable hosting providers like Greengeeks or A2 hosting. Below are some best hosting providers for a high-traffic niche.
- A2 Hosting
Some of the best and cheap hosting providers for a niche having less or medium traffic.
- Eric host
4. Connect your domain with hosting
To make your site live on Google, connect your domain with hosting. If you have bought domain and hosting from the same site, then leave this process, but if you have bought hosting and domain from different places, then follow the process given below.
- Go to your domain account.
- Click on name servers and remove the default name servers.
- Copy the name servers provided by your hosting provider. You may ask them by chatting them or by email.
- Copy the name servers and come to your domain account and paste it in the box given below to enter name servers.
- After pasting, click on save.
- Leave some time to update your name server. It will take a maximum of 48 hours to update your name server.
5. Install WordPress
After connecting domain and hosting, go to your hosting Cpanel (maybe different as per your hosting provider) and install WordPress. You can check here “how to install WordPress with Cpanel“.
After installing WordPress you have to do some customization and theme installation. If you want to save money, then you can choose any free light-weight themes like GeneratePress free version or Astra free version. If you have money to invest, then you can buy premium themes too. It will make your blog more attractive.
6. Do keyword research
It is the most important thing in blogging. No matter what your post quality is, if your keyword is bad, then you will not get any benefit.
In the initial stages, search for a long-tail keyword because it is easy to rank. You can use premium tools like Ahrefs or Semrush if you have money to invest otherwise you can use Ubersuggest or Google keyword planner.
7. choose products and write posts
After doing all the things, research for the best problem-solving products and make a post around it. You can make posts like – Top 10 …….., product review, etc. Try not to make a post if e-commerce sites are already ranking on that keyword.
That’s it. Now bring some traffic from Quora or medium and generate your first sale. Hope you know how to start an Amazon affiliate blog and earn money.
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