How to make an Amazon Affiliate Store

In Affiliate Marketing, featuredby Alex Cooper5 Comments

Learn how to MAKE AN AFFILIATE ECOMMERCE STORE website using WordPress in this full-length, step-by-step tutorial.

In this video I take you through everything you need including hosting, WordPress, becoming and Amazon Affiliate, Blog Content, Adding products and so much more.

Check out the site I make in the video here: https://swimsigns.com

Things You’ll Need

  • A Domain name. You can register one at Siteground when you get your hosting or use an existing one you already own
  • Website Hosting – Get some SUPER FAST, GREAT VALUE hosting with site ground here
  • Woozone Plugin to import your products from Amazon.
  • Astra WordPress theme to give your site the great look and feel.

To speed up the creation of your site you can download my ELEMENTOR TEMPLATES right here:

Download Elementor Templates

For help on how to use the templates watch this video.

Other things mentioned in this tutorial video:

Here’s that bit of code to increase your PHP memory limit

define( 'WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '128M' );

and here’s the Woocommerce shortcode I use on the homepage:

[products limit="6" columns="6" category="fun-swimming-pool-signs"]

Just replace the category bit with the slug of the product category you want to show. You can find the slugs in the category section under products..

Video Timings

  • How much you need to spend: 00:02:43
  • How much can you earn from an Amazon Affiliate Website: 00:04:21
  • Step 1 – Setting up Your Hosting: 00:05:52
  • Repointing an exciting domain to your new hosting: 00:12:51
  • Installing an SSL certificate on your hosting: 00:15:10 
  • Step 2 – WordPress Settings and installing the WP Astrra= -theme: 00:16:08
  • WordPress General Settings: 00:17:41
  • Switching your site over to use your SSL certificate: 00:18:27
  • Setting the correct permalink structure: 00:19:12
  • Removing unwanted plugins: 00:19:47
  • Running the Woocommerce setup wizard: 00:20:51
  • Installing Astra WP theme: 00:22:52
  • Step 3 – Adding the Astra WP -starter site template: 00:24:14
  • Installing the Elementor Plugin: 00:24:24
  • Adding the Astra WP starter sites: 00:25:08
  • Step 4 – Sign-up as an Amazon Associate (Affiliate):  00:26:59
  • Step 5 – Installing the Woozone (Wzone) plugin: 00:30:03
  • Adding the Woozone item Purchase code: 00:32:02
  • Woozone config wizard: 00:32:32
  • Configuring Amazon Affiliate Tracking IDs: 00:33:59
  • Increasing the PHP memory limit from 40mb: 00:36:26
  • Importing our first products from Amazon : 00:38:28
  • Adding Product categories to the menu: 00:44:55
  • Step 6 – Customising the design of the site : 00:47:14
  • Adding your own logo: 00:47:21
  • Changing the product page header: 00:50:31
  • Editing the home page: 00:51:31
  • Changing the big image at the top : 00:51:46
  • working with text and buttons: 00:53:23
  • changing the 3 category images in the homepage: 00:54:50
  • working with the featured products area : 00:59:54
  • editing the feature icon boxes on the homepage: 01:05:45
  • Step 7 – Adding a blog to your WordPress website: 01:08:38
  • Adding a blog post: 01:09:56
  • coming up with ideas for content: 01:22:52
  • Adding latest posts to homepage: 01:23:52
  • Step 8 – Setting up the footer and adding more pages: 01:31:47
  • Creating more pages (Privacy etc) : 01:32:10
  • Creating a menu for the footer links: 01:34:01
  • Adding an affiliate disclaimer to the footer: 01:35:17
  • adding recent products to the footer: 01:37:04
  • adding recent posts to the footer: 01:38:22
  • Creating legal copy for your Privacy & Cookie Policy: 01:38:57
  • Adding a cookie acceptance pop-up: 01:43:58
  • Editing the About us and contact us pages: 01:47:41
  • Configuring the contact us form: 01:53:05
  • Adding the icons from the homepage as a template to other pages: 00:01:55:24
  • Step 9 – Google Analytics, Sitemaps and Google Search Console
  • signing up for Google Analytics: 01:58:06
  • Installing and configuring Google Analytics on WordPress using a plugin: 01:59:01
  • adding sitemaps to the website: 02:01:20
  • adding a sitemap page: 02:01:30
  • Removing duplicate pages: 02:04:16
  • adding an XML Sitemap: 02:05:45
  • submitting the sitemap to Google Search Console: 02:08:18

Leave your site in the comments. Would love to check it out!

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Comments

  1. Hi there,

    Your tutorial is really helpful!
    Is it in compliance with Amazon terms to download product images and use them in websites? Wzone directly downloads images, right?

    Thanks

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