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Boost 2021 holiday earnings with these top tips

The holidays are right around the corner. Planning ahead can help you maximize your earnings during this high-traffic shopping period. To help you put together your to-do list, we’ve gathered top tips for a joyful and successful season from our team and other creators.

Holiday tip from Amazon Associate Mindy Heitman, Mel Technology Group

“Preparing for the holiday season as an Amazon Associate is a lot like hosting a holiday event in real life. Start with prepping and cleaning up your links, create a scheduled cadence for reaching out to your audience, deliver amazing value and help your audience fulfill their Amazon wish list.”

The holidays are all about gathering…your resources

We’re here to help you prepare, here’s where you can find us.
  • Stay in touch with us over the busy holiday season. Double-check your email preferences in your account settings to make sure you are subscribing to all helpful emails.
  • Check Idea Hub often for content ideas and the latest deals in your content category.
  • Follow us on social channels. We’re on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and YouTube with tips, news, product how-to’s, new sales events and promotions.
  • Influencers can follow our Influencer Instagram account for program announcements, member videos, and more.

Holiday tip from Amazon Associate Chloe Yi, MODUBA

“Survey your audience through social media about the types of deals that interest them. Getting your community involved to help you decide on which products or services to promote keeps your community engaged and builds momentum for future campaigns.”

Spread joy all season long

Share our curated gift ideas for every budget. These gift guides are live now, and new ones will be added throughout the season. Be sure to check back often for new gift ideas.

Holiday has officially launched on Amazon! Click here to see lightning deals, deals of the day, sales and savings in every category.

Holiday Gift Hub amazon.com/gifts
Holiday Home
Holiday décor, decorations, party supplies, gift wrapping

Fashion
Festive wear, Christmas sweaters, PJs, winter gear

Electronics
Audio, home entertainment, smart home, computers, and more

Toys
Filter by age and category

Beauty
Makeup, skincare, haircare, fragrance, health & wellness, sports & outdoors, activewear

Customer’s Most Loved Gifts
Fashion, beauty, home & kitchen, beauty, sports, outdoors, lawn & garden, internet famous
Holiday Prep Shop (Prep for the season)
Everything! Shop by price or deal

Sports and Outdoor
Activewear, gadgets, sports equipment

Small Businesses
Unique gifts from small businesses

Amazon Launchpad
Innovative products from inspiring small brands

Amazon Handmade
Artisan gifts in every category

Project (RED)
Purchases help support AIDS and Covid 19 research

Holiday tip from Fat Kid Deals

“By leveraging the deals and gift guides provided by Amazon, you are able to offer your followers engaging, trending, and viral content, all within a few clicks.”

Don’t get snowed in! Carve out a path for success.

It’s easy to get lost in the big picture but staying focused on the details will help you stay on track.
  • Watch this quick video to be sure you are compliant with the Operating Agreement.
  • Any time you share a link, remember to clearly disclose your relationship with Amazon.
  • Set up OneLink to make it easier to monetize on international traffic.
  • Examine your site for 404 pages or broken links and check Core Web Vitals in your Google Search Console.

Holiday tip from Amazon Associate Paul Johnson, Rockyard Digital LLC

“The earlier you can start your holiday prep, the better. Put together a list of holiday topics and start your content push now!”

Remind, reconnect, rejoice.

Keep your audience interested in following you all season long by regularly sharing engaging content.
  • Schedule frequent touches with your audience via newsletter emails, social media posts, videos, and more.
  • Create content early and set it to auto-publish on your selected dates.
  • Download Mobile GetLink so you can also share links spontaneously when you are out and about.

Holiday tip from Amazon Associate Adrian McKay, DADvinci

“Consider promoting a bundle of products that are frequently bought together. All of this can be applied across the board (beauty, home, automotive, etc.) so you can increase the value proposition for your audience.”

Make your holiday spirit unforgettable – be the best host!

Deliver amazing value and insider tips that your followers can't get anywhere else.
  • Use Idea Hub to source new and updated product ideas in your category.
    • Quickly scan Best sellers, Customers’ Most-Loved styles, New Arrivals and Top Rated products.
    • Content changes in real-time so check back frequently for trending and last-minute deals.
  • Explore current Bounty opportunities for promotions that fit your audience. Don’t forget to promote Prime memberships that will provide your audience with free and quick shipping – just in time for the holidays!

Holiday tip from Amazon Associate Graeme McGaw, Book Series in Order

“Keep it simple and promote top sellers from the years past. And highlight new upgrades — such as the 2021 version of Kindle Fire or Amazon Echo. These products top the sales chart year after year, and they are perfect for the general audience.”

Keep track of your holiday successes to learn what works

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