Chapter 9: 6 Methods to Make Cash with Amazon

Amazon is such a Goliath of an organization that it wants its personal part on the various methods you may make cash with Amazon.

1. Promote on Amazon

Educate your self on the whole lot you’ll need to know to develop into a vendor on Amazon. On the hyperlink above, you’ll be able to be taught:

  • the best way to checklist merchandise
  • the significance of the product element web page and the best way to create yours 
  • product achievement (supply) choices
  • studying the best way to monitor and make use of your efficiency metrics 
  • development alternatives

Amazon Accelerator

You would additionally promote below the Amazon Accelerator program. Principally, the product producer sells their product solely on Amazon. When collaborating within the Amazon Accelerator program, the vendor receives onboarding assist, advertising instruments, and a venue to check new merchandise, and might solicit suggestions to enhance the product/course of.

Amazon Handmade

It’s also possible to promote on Amazon Handmade In case you are an artist with handmade crafts to promote, Amazon needs to companion with you. It may be just about something that’s handcrafted apart from digital merchandise, meals, or electronics. The skilled promoting plan is $39.99 monthly. Amazon waives this price for the Amazon artisan and as an alternative takes a 15% referral price.

Skilled Companies

You would promote your skilled companies on Amazon Amazon Dwelling Companies offers Amazon prospects with entry to service professionals who might help them with varied residence wants.

Amazon makes use of the instance of a buyer buying a rubbish disposal by Amazon. When the acquisition is made, the web site will routinely ask the shopper if they want an Amazon Dwelling Service skilled to return to put in the disposal. As soon as the request is made, the service request is then routed to a service skilled who’s registered with Amazon.

To be a house service skilled with Amazon, the person should cross a background examine, have correct licensing and authorization relying on the service being supplied, and carry the suitable insurance coverage protection.

B2B Gross sales

You would promote on Amazon enterprise Enterprise to enterprise gross sales are one other of Amazon’s many ventures. One enterprise can’t operate with out interacting with one other. The Amazon Enterprise program permits sellers to promote from one enterprise to a different, optimizing on such advantages as amount pricing, enterprise pricing, and different instruments to assist attain the enterprise your organization must work together with.

As a enterprise vendor, you’ve gotten the choice of promoting solely to different companies or to each companies and shoppers. The price for promoting on Amazon as a enterprise is identical as knowledgeable vendor – $39.99 a month, together with different referral charges.

Promote Apps on Amazon

You would promote your apps on Amazon That is approach out of my league, so I’ll immediately quote precisely what Amazon has to say about the best way to promote your apps with them.

For Amazon Alexa: “Construct pure voice experiences that supply prospects a extra intuitive strategy to 

work together with know-how.”

Amazon Appstore: “Develop Amazon apps and video games for Amazon Fireplace TV, Fireplace pill, and cellular platforms.”

Amazon Sprint Replenishment: “Construct Amazon reordering experiences into your units.”

AWS Developer Heart: “Discover instruments, documentation, and pattern code to construct functions in your favourite language.”

From the promote your apps FAQ provided by Amazon, an oversimplified clarification of the method on the best way to promote your apps. Ensure your app meets the desired necessities and pointers. Pre-test your app. Then, submit your app to the Amazon Appstore.

Promote Your Self-Authored Books

Self-publish with Amazon There are some choices to self-publishing with Amazon, and Amazon provides you the instruments to have the ability to accomplish that.

  1. Publish your digital guide with Kindle Direct Publishing. You would earn royalties of as much as 70%. You’ll be able to publish in minutes and have the guide seem on Amazon websites inside two days. It can make your textual content obtainable on all Kindle units and studying apps.
  2. Publish your audiobook with ACX (Audiobook Creation Alternate). You would earn excessive royalties on unique or non-exclusive distribution. You’ll be able to promote on,, and iTunes. You acquire quick access to narrators and studio professionals

Promote Your Designs on Merch by Amazon As an artist, you’ll be able to promote your designs to Amazon, placing your designs out into the world with no funding or upfront prices and earn a royalty from each buy made. The shopper goes to the web page, designs their T-shirt, makes use of your design, you receives a commission, and get recognition. As a result of Amazon has been flooded with content material creators sending of their creations, it operates on an invite-only system. You have to to ship in a submission of your paintings. As soon as there may be area obtainable, and Amazon has an curiosity, they are going to ship you an invite to develop into an Amazon Merch creator.

That is the simplified course of, as Amazon explains, is:

  • Add your customized paintings
  • Set the itemizing value
  • Amazon will print what’s offered on the T-shirt 
  • Product will get shipped
  • You earn month-to-month royalties

2. Change into an Amazon Affiliate

Change into an Amazon Affiliate As coated beforehand on this guide, an affiliate is a person or enterprise who earns a fee from promoting one other’s merchandise. This may be completed by together with hyperlinks to the merchandise you want to promote in weblog subjects, on web sites, on a YouTube channel, nonetheless you’ll be able to attain a shopping for viewers that can click on on the hyperlink and make a purchase order by your affiliate hyperlink, thereby incomes you a fee from that sale.

Amazon provides these three easy steps for his or her associates program:

Be part of at no cost.

You’ll be able to be a part of at no cost, however with the intention to be authorised to be an genuine Amazon affiliate, it’s essential to submit an utility to the associates workforce. On the appliance, you’ll need to point out that you’ve got a strategy to promote the Amazon merchandise. You have to both a web site that you just personal, your personal cellular app, or an appropriate social media group/web page.

Promote with Amazon instruments.

After you select no matter merchandise you need to market to your viewers, Amazon will present linking instruments that can assist you promote and monetize your web site.

Earn cash.

The share you’ll earn will rely on the product you’ve gotten chosen to promote for Amazon. There’s additionally a bounty program the place you’ll be able to refer shoppers to an Amazon program and repair and earn a flat price somewhat than a proportion.

3. Ship Amazon Packages

You’ll be able to both try this as a person delivering packages, or you can begin your personal supply enterprise utilizing Amazon’s know-how and logistics. As a person, join Amazon Flex As an impartial contractor, you obtain the app, decide up the block of time that you just wish to work, work the agreed-upon shift, and earn your cash. Typically there are ideas from prospects to assist complement your earnings.

Since you are an impartial contractor, you’re chargeable for all mileage, fuel, parking, and tolls. On the location, Amazon states that they are going to at all times pay you $15-19 per scheduled hour. After fuel and different elements, you’ll be able to nonetheless earn an honest wage.

4. Change into an Amazon Influencer The influencer program is just like the associates program within the sense that you’re incomes a fee for each product that’s offered by your hyperlink. The distinction is that for the influencer program, it’s essential to have a longtime, excessive quantity social media presence by both YouTube, Fb, Twitter, or Instagram. Upon getting been established as having a qualifying social media presence, then you’ll be able to start the method of being an Amazon Influencer.

Right here is the way it works:

  • You create your storefront with a customized URL and use it to advocate merchandise.
  • Share the merchandise together with your customized URL
  • Earn cash when a shopper makes a purchase order by your URL

5. Create Movies for Prime Video Direct Prime Video Direct is the supply platform Amazon makes use of to push out the movies and movies offered by Amazon. In line with Amazon, Prime Video Direct helps rights holders, from impartial filmmakers to direct studios, attain Amazon world audiences throughout a whole bunch of units with the identical distribution choices and supply high quality obtainable to main movement image and tv studios.

That is how you’ll be able to earn earnings together with your movies:

  • Flexibility in incomes choices. Royalties will be earned based mostly on the variety of hours content material is being streamed, income share from leases, purchases, and month-to-month channels, advert impressions, or any combo of these choices.
  • Huge attain. Your content material will be discovered by Prime Video within the US and different areas by way of any supported machine
  • Incomes optimization. Efficiency metrics are tracked and will be utilized to optimize the way you provide and promote your content material

6. Work for Amazon Mechanical Turk Amazon Mechanical Turk is a crowdsourcing web site for companies to rent remotely positioned “crowdworkers” to carry out discrete on-demand duties that computer systems are presently unable to do. Much like Lionbridge or Appen, this micro-worker alternative is run by Amazon and could be a good strategy to earn some more money from residence.

A few of the duties obtainable to do as an M-Turk employee are:

  • Picture or video processing. That is actually laborious for machines to do however straightforward for people. You might be tagging a picture to optimize promoting, or choosing the right image to characterize a product, or moderating content material uploaded by customers, or utilizing satellite tv for pc imagery to establish and classify pictures.
  • Information verification and clear up by discovering duplicate entries and confirm merchandise particulars
  • Data compilation by answering questions on any subject. Filling out surveys.
  • Content material writing for web sites.
  • Finding particular fields in giant paperwork.
  • Information processing.
  • Transcribing and modifying audio.
  • Translating from one language to a different. 
  • Reviewing the accuracy of search engine outcomes.