Amazon is world’s largest online shopping portal was created by Jeff Bezos in 1994 and went online in 1995 with the purpose of selling books online. It began as an online bookstore but today it is one the biggest eCommerce site worldwide and selling lots of stuffs like as Electronic Goods, Gadgets, Software, Furniture, Apparel, Toys etc. The Net Income of Amazon in 2011 was about $631 Million USD. The company has around 56,200 worldwide. Affiliates are the backbone of Amazon and it drives about 40% of its sales from affiliate marketing. The Amazon's Affiliate is known as Amazon Associates. Associates receive a commission for referring customers to Amazon by placing links on their websites to Amazon, if the referral results in a sale. According to Amazon reports they have more than 90K associates world-wide. Joining Amazon associates is easy and free. It’s simple to operate like selecting a product, sell it and earn money.
Thousands of bloggers are selling Amazon Products through their blogs. WordPress bloggers have more chance to boost their earnings by means of some Free WordPress Plugins. WordPress has bunch of Free Plugins to increase your Amazon Sales, I found 60+ Plugins in WordPress Plugins Gallery. I tested most of them and filtered out with 6 most effective Plugins. Those are as following.
- Amazon Affiliate Link Localizer
- WordPress Amazon Associate
- Amazon Product In a Post Plugin
- Super Amazon Banners
- Amazon Link
- MoneyPress : Amazon LE
Above Plugins helps you to manage your affiliate links, banners and products and enhance the relevancy of products according to your blog contents. Let discuss all these is details.
Amazon Affiliate Link Localizer
Amazon Affiliate Link Localizer is one of the best plugin to boost your Amazon Earnings. This Plugin is developed by Pete Williams and has been used by more than 34k Amazon Affiliates. It automatically changes your Amazon Links to Point to your Visitor's local Amazon Store. This all done using your Affiliate ID for that country it means if a visitor is visiting from Canada they will get a link to Amazon.ca, If they are visiting from UK they'll get a link to Amazon.co.uk. Using this plugin is so simple, all you have to provide your Affiliate IDs, only. This Plugin is Free but very effective to increasing your sales.
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WordPress Amazon Associate
WordPress Amazon Associate is another easy way to monetize your website with links and widgets from the Amazon Associate Program. By entering your Amazon Associate ID for Amazon's supported locales you will earn referral fees for all products users purchase through your blog. This plugin supports Amazon widgets like as Mp3 Clips, Product Cloud, Search, My Favorites etc. It also has Multi-Author Support means if your blog has more than 1 author then this plugin will serve Amazon Affiliate Links with respect to particular authors. Integrating and using this plugin is very easy through its Complete Administrative control.
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Amazon Product In a Post Plugin
Another useful plugin and it gives option to add specific products to any blog post. And it displays the Amazon product on both top and bottom of your blog posts. Just input the affiliate ID to enable this plugin and add whatever products you want. It has the Quick Add Product Feature (Amazon PIP) which makes it easy to quickly add products to this plugin. You could customize the CSS to change its appearance, too.
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Super Amazon Banners
Super Amazon Banners is another simple and useful plugin to enhance your WordPress blog with Amazon product banners with your own affiliate links. By using this Plugin you can easily show product banners from individual posts, pages or the theme of your WordPress blog. You can also link to different Amazon sites (US, UK, CA etc), and could pass through your Amazon Associate ID. It's a free plugin but useful.
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If you are looking for a plugin that allow you to add Amazon products such as simple text links, thumbnail images, full-size images, complex templates or full-blown Amazon flash widgets to your WordPress posts and pages then Amazon Link is a perfect plugin for your need. This Plugin is developed by Paul Stuttard and free to use. Amazon Link Plugin has been used by more than 16K Amazon Associates, already.
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MoneyPress : Amazon LE
This plugin is developed by Cyber Sprocket and gives you power to create product listings directly from the Amazon product feed by using a simple code. Amazon LE Plugin adds content and creates a revenue source for your blog with applying minimal effort. At present you can connect your Affiliate Links for following six countries US, UK, Canada, Japan, Denmark and France. This is a free plugin and you can download from WordPress Plugin Gallery.
Download MoneyPress : Amazon LE
I hope above Plugins will help you to serve Amazon Products in a better way on your blog and increase your Amazon Affiliate Sales. In Order to earn some decent income from Amazon Associate Program you need to optimize the product relevance and these plugin will do the same for you.