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In order to monetize your website through affiliate programs, you are going to need to understand how to properly add affiliate links.

In this video I am going to walk you through the process of adding affiliate links (in my example, Amazon links) to both textual content and image based content. The process is very simple once you understand it and after going through this video, you are going to have a sound understanding of the affiliate link creation process.

If you do have any questions or comments about affiliate links, please leave them below and I will be more than happy to give you a hand.

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Scorpionsrus Premium
I am a bit confused about this. My content pages don't mention any products or specific items even though I have joined Amazon as an Affiliate, so how do I just add a link to these posts. Do I have to go back in and edit my posts to mention specific products, or do reviews on everything that I want to promote
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Wayne23 Premium
1st after you copy link from amazon you go to a web page that says EDIT POST. where in the world is that page hiding. I get add new. also I at this time are not review any particular product in general only Like Metal detectors I don't have all that cheapest product etc. where do i put the link
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Wayne23 Premium
never mind!!!
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Spaced Premium
In the above video, Kyle suggested that we do not add affiliate links to all of our posts, in order for our website to not be seen as a bridge page by Search Engines.
Is there a kind of a ratio or a percentage to determine that? Say my website has 50 posts, on how many of them would it be wise to add affiliate links?
Thank you very much in advance for your time and replies.
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newmarketpro Premium
I would apply the ratio from the post itself.
If you have 500 words post, may be 1 link should be fine. But if you have a long post, you can have more links. Mixing between internal link and affiliate links (external) on every page may be a better option. It also good for SEO strategy as search engine would see the interlinks of related posts.

Hope that helps.

Joe
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Spaced Premium
Thank you very much for your reply Joe, it makes sense.
Just one further clarification, if you do not mind: Does the 500-word limit only go for affiliate links or also for internal ones? My understanding is that internal links are far better tolerated.
Thanks again in advance for your reply.
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mystyle Premium
Thanks, i am also helped.
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newmarketpro Premium
There's no limit for internal links but do it naturally.
If you place too many internal link within 500 words post, it looks not so professional too. :)
2-3 internal links should be fine.

Joe
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MThompson3 Premium
I believe I read where someone in the Top10 said 2-3 links per 1000 words was appropriate.
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newmarketpro Premium
Make sense, as long as the links are relevant.
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jan135 Premium
I have watched the video on how to add affiliate links, I had an idea how to add them before watching the video and the video confirmed I was doing the right thing. I have 2 links working on my website 1 for jaaxy and one for WA. When I try to add any other links on my site they don't work. I tried adding them in HTML and also in text format not visual and they still don't work. I am at my wits end as I've been trying now for nearly 2 days. Can anyone help please?
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jan135 Premium
I have answered my own question, I have now successfully added an affiliate link to my page outside of the WA platform. So for the other members that have been having trouble try this. and this Hope this helps those who were having problems adding affiliate links.
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Maddy55 Premium
I had the same problem when I started! I quite enjoy putting affiliate links and banners... it's so easy, it's fun!
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KJarvi1 Premium
I just finished my first post with affiliate links, it took me forever to get the links within the content to work properly, but i think i finally fixed that. I tried to add links to some of the images as well, but for some reason, every time i added them and then clicked on update, they were no longer there, so i just gave up on that. Does anyone have any suggestions or tips for adding links to images? I
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KJarvi1 Premium
Thank you! That was helpful, I figured out what I was doing wrong!
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ericcantu Premium
Glad to help :)
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ClarkLudahl Premium
Following the instructions that Kyle gives in the training video, I just inserted a product link into my content that should take whoever clicks on it to a product on Amazon. When I click on it, it opens a new page, and the page is blank. Does anyone know what the problem is or what I am doing wrong? Why just a blank page?
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Triblu Premium
Hey Clark,

The following tutorial may offer you the help you seek: Hope you find this helpful.
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ericcantu Premium
It just sounds like you didn't enter the link url correctly is all.
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ClarkLudahl Premium
Hi Eric,
I am communicating with tech support about it, and they are saying that I need to enter my affiliate code into custom HTML at the widgets page. This was not covered in Kyle's training video on entering affiliate links into content. I am lost when it comes to how to add a custom HTMLwidget with regards to affiliate links. Did I miss something in the training somewhere? What can you tell me about all of this?
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ericcantu Premium
Is your affiliate link a url, and are you wanting it to show up within your article's content? If so, it's no different than any other link you've ever made. However, if it's more than just a url and actually code that, for example, shows an image and text for the amazon product, then the code amazon gives you will need to be entered into your text editor. From your Wordpress post editor just click over from Visual to Text and enter the code in its entirety wherever you'd like the link to appear. Then when you publish the article you'll see the amazon visuals and link there where you placed it.
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sigauke Premium
Thank you so much, very helpful tutorial.
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Triblu Premium
Thank you Ngoni! Glad it helped you.
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ClarkLudahl Premium
Very helpful Eric. Thank you!
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ClarkLudahl Premium
Just got my first affiliate link through Amazon Associates. I am waiting for approval from CJ.com to get another affiliate link from them. I am excited to insert these links into my website product review posts! I do have one question. Is it better to do a product review as a post or as a page? Or does it not matter either way?
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Vickic3 Premium
It doesn't matter really, however, I prefer to do my reviews as posts
I wish you success
Vicki
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ClarkLudahl Premium
Thank you for your answer!
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ericcantu Premium
The majority of all your content will be made on posts. Think of pages as sticky-posts. Pages need a menu to nest in as their home.
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kimgwinter Premium
Hi Kyle, I've just had a look at this post again, because I'm trying to figure out if it's legal/right or possible to add posts like this to my website? Any WA community post for that matter. OR, are we just able to share the post, using our affiliate link at the top, on to our social media platforms and not actually copy it to a new post in our websites? I'd appreciate clarification on this, thank you.
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Labman Premium
You can screenshot the content on WA but the only way to share it is through the affiliate link.

Most of the social networks won't allow direct linking to an affiliate link so the only solution is a post on your website with the link.
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kimgwinter Premium
Thank you for your input, I appreciate it. If I screenshot the content, could I paste it onto a post in my website, or would it be better to create a post of my own and then include the link?
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Labman Premium
Create a post of your own, take a screenshot of the content on WA and attach a link to the post inside WA. That way, if anyone clicks through to read the post on WA, your affiliate cookie is set and you will get a sign-up credit if the WA post gets them to join.
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kimgwinter Premium
Thank you so much for your help, I appreciate it.
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KeriHicks18 Premium
So I watched Kyle's video twice and yet when I go to view the post after linking it, it says it not available. Why? Do I have to wait 24 hours or any set time after signing up for Amazon? It took me to my account and the link was present for me to copy and paste. Please help if you have any idea.
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Triblu Premium
Hey Keri,

If you have not yet received an email from Amazon stating that your website has been approved to use affiliate links that may be the issue. To add links before you are approved would be a waste of your valuable time.

Hope this helps you.
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KeriHicks18 Premium
Thank you.
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nromato Premium
This was an amazing video! Just a few questions about placement of affiliate links:

1. Can you only place them in a review? Can you place throughout an article?

2. Can you place affiliate links throughout an article for different products or services?

2. My site is dating advice and I wrote article on top 5 dating sites---can I affiliate link these 5 dating sites or should I pick one dating site to do so?

3.Another article I wrote was dating advice for men--I want to add affiliate link for dating advice for men service---do I have to do a review on this dating advice service or can i link it in the word " dating advice" Wasn't sure how to do this one?

Thank you so much everyone!!
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onmyownterms Premium
My rule of thumb is one article, one link. This is because you need a ton of content, and each link should have keywords driving it for traffic, so putting multiple links in one article is not as effective. Also, if you have too many links, Google may view your page as a 'bridge page' rather than n authority site, and you don't want that, it will hurt your ranking.
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iman55ian Premium
First of all, I wanna say thanks to the video Kyle.

But I have one questions that pops in my mind, for the affiliate link, how can I link it to a bigger box and how to create the square/rectangular box?

Below is the image of an example of the Affiliate Link that I actually wanted. It's directly from Wealthy Affiliate website and it says 'Get Started Today!' which is an Affiliate Link within a small rectangular box?
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ZEGU Premium
I'm not sure if I fully understand your question.

Still, you can use the 'Get Started Today' image, I mean as a screenshot.

Upload the image to your post, Then click on the picture = Edit = Link to Custom URL – Add Your WA Affiliate Links. It will look like the one attached below. Hopefully, this helps:)
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Nkaujzeb Premium
You want to learn how to create the green button? If I'm understanding you correctly.
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iman55ian Premium
@Nkaujzeb Yes, that is my question. How to create those kinds of buttons?
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JamesBoughey Premium
Thanks Kyle it is great to be getting into the business end of the training.

My problem is I have written 4 books and intend to promote them through affiliate links. In short I will be both a affiliate marketer and a merchant. Is promoting your own products covered anywhere in the training?

Many thanks.
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heatherplude Premium
I found a bunch of trainings when I searched woocommerce in the WA search bar - some live video trainings, how to install woocommerce! Woocommerce is free to use as far as I know. I have set it up before and it is fairly straight forward. Good luck!
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JamesBoughey Premium
Thanks heatherplude I will look into it.

Many thanks
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mcmhc610 Premium
Hi Heather,
Can you explain woocommerce? The website format I'm using suggests adding it. I don't know what it is.

Thanks!
Marie
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SergejPenner Premium
Thank you for this great video.

My problem is that I don't know why I should insert the affiliate links right now? I didn't write any review yet :/ And even if I would try to put some links in my already written content, it would look spammy, because I made my posts only about general tips.

I know that I will write a review later as I go through the course, but I want to make sure that I am doing everything right.

Would be happy to get an answer :)

All the best
Sergej
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TimMcKinlay Premium
Hi Sergej,

You can add affiliate links to general articles, but by all means wait until you've written (are writing) your review of whatever you want to promote too. In any case, you don't want to be adding affiliate links to every page/ post.

One strategy worth noting here is linking to other articles within your site, that contain affiliate links. For example... you might be writing an article about 'how to burn fat when you have a slow metabolism' or something (anything). Adding an affiliate link may not make sense. That's fine. But you could link to an article (or review) within your site that does contain affiliate links, where you are promoting fat burning supplements. For example, "click here to see my top 10 fat burning supplements" which is a top ten review within your site, that contains affiliate links.

Hopefully that makes sense/ helps you :) Cheers
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SergejPenner Premium
Thank you that you took the time to write me such a helpful answer! Now I can go on with my course in peace :)

All the Best!
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TimMcKinlay Premium
You're very welcome Sergej, glad it helped! Cheers
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phildora Premium
Great strategy to follow and implement, TimMcKinlay.

Thank you!
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CJC55 Premium
I enjoyed the video and I think it will be helpful. I was wondering how I would go about generating income off of my site without it seeming spammy, and this pointed me in the right direction.

My one question would be is there a template for creating review pages? I didn't see a template in the site content tab on SiteRubix and having something to work with would be beneficial.

Also is it legal to use the images of the product that Amazon and the other affiliate groups have on their pages to review and promote their products?

Thanks for your help in advance!
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MBrownie Premium
You might check this out for the review page
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Acorn00 Premium
This is a great video explaining how to insert a product link within a review, but I'm wondering what to do with an article outlining multiple varieties of one product, or at some points different colors of the same product (from the same vendor).

I don't want to spam my page with a bunch of links, like Kyle says, but it would be a disservice to simply link people to the search results, which is also an option. So what can I do?
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AlexO1 Premium
In articles with lots of different products, your readers will want links to them. If you use them strategically, then it is perfectly fine.

Search result links are usually for something in text. If I were to say, "trekking poles are a great way to make your trip a lot easier." With something like that, people who click on the link are expecting to be taken to a variety they can look at. I hope this helps you.
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Acorn00 Premium
This is what I figured, but I didn't want to overdo it. Your search link idea is brilliant, however. Thanks friend!
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amexrn Premium
Hi

I guess what you can do is to link it only once and from there they will be able to see the different colors of the product (your given example) and then the buyers can decide (seeing the different colors in one setting)

I hope this is an option. I am also now your follower. Are you Asian?

Kind regards,
Arline :)
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Jojofarr Premium
Very well laid out presentation; can be viewed again to help apply to our own sites; unfortunately not know this information before I have laid out my site completely wrong for links and will have to rework it quite a bit to make sure I do not link too many things on one page....the learning curve on your first site definitely will make your following sites much more simple and efficient
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Gbcoleman Premium
I am confused about this. The video states that if all of our content pages have links then google won't like that. How many pages should have links then? Also, Kyle used a review page. There was no previous lesson on the use of review pages. How do i monetize my pages? Don't know what to do.
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MozMary Premium
this is just in the beginning till you site starts to rank, he asks you to place your links on one page so your new site doesn't look spammy

however when your site gains trust you will have links on the pages

there is some difference in opinion in all this as some people like to rank first add links later, and some people add them early
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Gbcoleman Premium
Thank you.
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Wolfgins87 Premium
If the content of the link is in alignment with content of post or page its posted it, google is cool. With that. But if your post content is in babies and you have adds and links on car repair, you have no real unique content. I am goibg back editing lt site
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Kerny Premium
hey,
I was now about to ask the same question so I guess it will have the same answer. lol

thanks for asking this question
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Kev-dogg Premium
So, too many affiliate links are bad??? I have over 1000 products of my own I wanted to link to through some product pages. My links would only be embedded into a picture of the product sort of in a gallery theme....think 1000 pictures of artwork each with a link to the purchase site. Also, some products would point to amazon and some to ebay and some to others. If I go that route am I gonna sabotage myself or will the fact that it is embedded in the picture hide it them any.
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giftyafd Premium
think links need to be relevantly placed and proportionate to the content. It appears each of the products will have one link which does not seem harmful
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MozMary Premium
if they are your own products then are they really affiliate links? are you thinking more ecommerce with that?
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HelgaNeves Premium
I am having trouble accessing my Amazon Associates account!! I've tried a lot of things now but I'm getting the same error. "The e-mail address / mobile number and password you are using are not connected to an Associates account."

I'have already sent an email do their Helper Center but if anyone knows how can I overcome this issue, please let me know!
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Maddy55 Premium
I get that sometimes when I I forget which email address I have hooked up to my Associates account. If you have more than one email address, make sure you have that in order first. Passwords are easy to change. I have two Amazon accounts too, one .ca and the other .com, I have to be careful not to mix that up too. Also if your account is an older one 180 days or more, make sure it hasn't been de activated for lack of sales. Amazon requires 3 sales during 180 days or your account will be closed. It happened to me, so I opened another account under my other email account!
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TRPEng Premium
I enjoyed the process of linking off of text . That's useful. I have been using the link with picture with good results. I found that when I went to add the link I went to the edit page , went to text mode and added the link there. Worked for me . Kyle did a great job.
Trevor
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spatz007 Premium
Within my website, I am trying to set up a "related product page. Amazon wants to give me an "image link" for one of the products I want on that page. I don't want to drop the ad on every page. How do I limit the add to my "related products" page?
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Triblu Premium
Hey Sheila,

Here is a Google search result asking your question: http://bit.ly/2jMJsPm

Being an Amazon Associate myself, I have not hear of such an option, only the Native Ads, so I DO hope this Google search result helps you.
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spatz007 Premium
Thanks
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FutureGuru Premium
I talk about computer parts on my site. It seems Amazon links are for specific products only while banners can be for specific products or general categories like "video cards". Which works better - to promote a specific product or link to a category so the buyer can search for what he wants?
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mecatie Premium
I actually added an Amazon-ad with customized search (In my case: my niche is fitness & bodybuilding)

So within the amazon-affiliate-dashboard, I went to:
-> Native Shopping Ads
-> Recommendation Ads - Create Ad Code
I created an ad-code for the search term "bodybuilding" and picked the option to show 4 products and added the html-code to my side bar.

And this is how it looks like:
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FutureGuru Premium
I put the html code for a product link in my sidebar and got the same error. How are you adding it to the sidebar? You must have a text editor that you paste the code into.
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FutureGuru Premium
"Requests to the server have been blocked by an extension"

How do I get graphic associated with product link or banner to load? If I search for the product link for an item it displays a picture of the item, its name and then "Get link" with a down pointing arrow next to it. If I click the down pointing arrow, I get a url. I attached that successfully to a word and a picture so that works. If I click "Get link", I get a small picture of the item and the html code to load it. Above the pic it says

"You do not need to download the graphic. Just highlight and copy the HTML code provided below, then paste it into the code for your Web site"

So I tried pasting it into my page but it doesn't work. I clicked Text at the top right of the page to display the html code and then I pasted the Amazon html code onto my page. When I go back to the Visual tab, I get the above error message where the Amazon pic should be. I can't get banners to work either.
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lakesidemom Premium
I just added a banner to my site. All I did I copied the link and then added it to my sidebar as a html and it works just fine. Make sure You copy the hole code and it may not work on smartphones
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FutureGuru Premium
I put the html code for a product link in my sidebar and got the same error. How are you adding it to the sidebar? You must have a text editor that you paste the code into.
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lakesidemom Premium
At least the theme that I use has a widgets part in appearence. And in there i chose special html widget and drag that to my sidebar section. It opens a text editor where I paste the code. Hit save and that was it.
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FutureGuru Premium
I have a widget called Text which is a text editor. I pasted the code in the text tab. It didn't work.
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lakesidemom Premium
Is that the only widget. I have a variety of widgets for my sidebar
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mikep789 Premium
Hi,

Do I need to create a product review page(s) before I can add affiliate links? i.e. Avoid adding affiliate links to my pages with content. Instead point to my product reviews which will contain the affiliate links?

Assuming adding affiliate links to page content will harm Google rankings.
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Clbrooks57 Premium
That is how I am doing it, but I may end up having to do it all over again.
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FTurner8032 Premium
That is what I do. I generally have posts in my rolling blog that are informational and educational. I put an internal link to a product review page that is related to the educational post. On the product review page I usually review 2 or 3 related items of different quality and cost. That gives the buyer a choice and I think helps some with conversions.

Anyway, that is what I do, others will probably have some additional ideas. Good Luck and God Bless.
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mikep789 Premium
Hi, Thank you.
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mikep789 Premium
Hi, Thank You.
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Mikepawlik Premium
Yeah I think that linking to your review page would be the best option. I feel as though adding affiliate links in your posts or pages could be detrimental to Google rankings, but I could be wrong.
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FTurner8032 Premium
Not wrong really. There is a point where Google considers you to be stuffing your content with links. Don't know what that number is, not sure anyone other than Google does. However, that is why I keep all my affiliate links only on my review pages. Other content on my sites is informational and educational.
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I have no idea what I am doing when trying to add an affiliate, I have read and watched the above over and over, my affiliate has copy and paste for everything but I don't understand what they mean or where do I paste on my site and what do I paste, I copied one of there banners but have no idea where to paste it, do I paste to pages or posts or does it go on the front page, all it is doing is showing a bunch of code letters, does this go away when I publish it or update, really confused, can I please get some help, this my first affiliate
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Clbrooks57 Premium
Maybe this will help you. Tne "bunch of code letters" are html codes. Have you tried going back two or three lessons on the training. I have to do that sometimes because I apparently just gloss over some things that are important in the next lesson.
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PatriciaF1 Premium
I agree. The amazon "link" is not a link at all. It is not a website. When I paste and save it, and then click on it, safari tells me that it is not a valid website
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Clbrooks57 Premium
It is an HTML code,
Not a URL. At the very top of this page just search your question by typing It in. You should find long lists to help explain. If you don't understand go to the next one until it is making sense. That's what I did. If I don't understand then I've missed something so I just read something else in the same topic.
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PatriciaF1 Premium
I did find it. When you click on the arrow besides the box instead of the box, it produces the URL which includes my vendor code. The HTML can NOT be linked. In fact, wordpress highlights the box in RED telling me that it won't work. I watched the video several times and saw that he is putting a URL in the line
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Jacharakis Premium
Have you selected the HTML tab within your post / page when adding HTML codes? If you try adding to the text tab it will not work.
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ravendet Premium
Is it possible to use the bare link to a product or to Amazon generally? (Instead of using the text or image they provide you?) I find that if I go to "text only", I can isolate the link from the code, and then share the link, but it seems that when someone purchases from that link, I don't get a commission. Any insights?
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Loes Premium
You do need to use a link with your affiliate ID attached, otherwise, you will not earn a dime from linking to Amazon
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ravendet Premium
Thanks Loes. The affiliate link does have my ID in it, but for some reason I'm not earning commissions. Do you know if it has to be a link to a specific product, perhaps, instead of to Amazon generally?
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Loes Premium
It has to contain your ID, it can be linked to any page at Amazon, you get the code from Amazon, do not mess around with this code, otherwise, it will not work anymore
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LindaMo Premium
Is it okay to add affiliate links to pages or posts that aren't reviews? I understood that we need to write reviews and put affiliate links there. Now I am feeling a little bit confused after reading that I need to add at least 3 affiliate links to my content (course 3, lesson 4). Right now I don't have reviews.

Thanks!
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Clbrooks57 Premium
Yes, as long as it is relevant to your content. I have a products page. Some of those products will link to my pages and some won't - or will be there to link to in future blogs.
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browzman Premium
Yes, you can but the ads are on your review page so you would want to do it the other way round by linking your other pages or post to your review page.
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Clbrooks57 Premium
But there are no reviews yet. The training has us adding affiliate links with really no place to put them yet.
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judebanks Premium
Writing reviews is one option and it is highly recommended. It is not the only way.

For example, you can write a post about your website building journey. Then explain how to get started building a free website. It would make sense to add your affiliate link pointing to the SiteRubix site -

https:// siterubix. com? a_aid= your affiliate ID

Carole (CLbrooks57) has advised you correctly that the link must be relevant to your content and offered as a way to help people find answers and solutions. ~Jude.
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LindaMo Premium
I think so too.Thank you!
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TracyD1 Premium
I have no idea what I am doing when trying to add an affiliate, I have read and watched the above over and over, my affiliate has copy and paste for everything but I don't understand what they mean or where do I paste on my site and what do I paste, I copied one of there banners but have no idea where to paste it, do I paste to pages or posts or does it go on the front page, all it is doing is showing a bunch of code letters, does this go away when I publish it or update, really confused, can I please get some help, this my first affiliate
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JohnV Premium
The affiliate link can go on any page or post you want. Do be sure to click the 'text' tab, instead of the usual 'visual' at the top right.
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TracyD1 Premium
Hi, thanks I finally got the banner but it went to the bottom, just need to figure out how to move to the top, thanks for your help
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JulieHarris Premium
Good morning from Missouri! I am still having trouble getting this to work. I've followed the instructions that Kyle provided in the video, and the link appears in red on my page, but when I click it, the web page does not open. One question I have - the link that the affiliate program provided begins like this:
Chihuahua Training

Do I copy in the ENTIRE URL? starting with the <a
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BaileyC Premium
Hi Julie. Are you using the link button in the menu of wordpress to add your links? You should copy the url and insert a link (it looks sort of like an slanted infinity sign) and hit the little arrow and it should work perfectly!
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billybopper Premium
As usual, Kyle's video is succinct and to the point. Thanks Kyle.
I have some extra information and a question.
The extra information is that Amazon has introduced a Wordpress plugin to simplify the process of keeping up with product details. Here is their blurb:
"It connects to our real-time Product Advertising API, which means that all information found in the Link Builder is current and accurate including prices, images, and product availability. Previously one needed to have programming knowledge to be able to tap into the power of the Product Advertising API, but with the Link Builder plugin the heavy lifting’s already been done."

That looks really powerful, and a timesaver.

My question is: Has anybody on here used the plugin, or added their own interface (requires programming experience, which I have) to access the Amazon API? If so, what is your opinion about using them as opposed to manually keeping track of of the continued accuracy of your associate links?

Thanks,

Bill
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TheOldSilly Premium
I haven't done that, but I bet others here have. Try asking that question in the query bar at the top of the page. You may find blogs and/or tutorials on the subject.
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nana55 Premium
Great video, short and sweet and packed with great info. It looks so easy, I am off to add mine now.
Thank you, Kyle.

I do have a question, though, say you add a link to a product and several months down the road Amazon or some other Affiliate no longer stocks that item, will they notify you so that you can either change the existing link or delete?
Also, which would be better, add a different Affiliate or delete the link completely?

Thanks in advance, Kyle.

Tina (nana55)
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DBlanchard Premium
Hi Tina,
You do have a good question. My simple answer would be to be on top of your products links. You should follow up on your links every so often to make certain that they still promote the product/service you want to provide so that when someone clicks on the link it does bring them where you want them to go. As far as getting notified by the affiliate, I believe it would depend on them. Maybe you would get notified but why take any chances? You are the one who is promoting on your website/blog, so I say click on them once in while and check it out. Hope this help. :-)
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nana55 Premium
I like that a lot D. Thanks for the answer and the advice, I will make it a point to click on them every couple weeks to ensure that people are getting where I want them to go.

Have a great and prosperous WA day.

Tina (nana55)
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Balsam Premium
Please, can anybody tell WHERE to add a link from amazon on my website if I promote WA program? I mean I have first to review the product in order to add the link. But the products from amazon have nothing to do with my niche!

Please what should I do?

Thanks in advance!
Cheers,
Balsam
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gbsun Premium
Hi Balsam,
On my site that I promote WA, I do not promote Amazon products.

The reviews that they are talking about for the "promote WA site" are similar other online things to WA which maybe you or people have tried without or with success and comparing them to WA and then asking that they read your review of WA and that is what you are promoting in that site. WA.

Refer to my site and check out the Reviews tab to see what I mean: https://ultimatesuccessunlimited.com/

Amazon products are for other niche sites like for example painting, golf, pets, and so on.

I hope this is helpful to you to differentiate the two. WA site is promoting WA. Other sites can have Amazon.

Sincerely,
Your friend,
Gina
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Balsam Premium
Hi Gina!

Many thanks for your kind response!

Please, according to your message, it would be better for me to JUST concentrate on the trainings under AFFILIATE BOOTCAMP Courses and not to do anything from ONLINE ENTREPRENEUR CERTIFICATION Courses. I thought I should make both in parallel!

Yes, your answers are always very helpful!

Wishing you a great day!

Cheers,
Balsam
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Balsam Premium
Thanks!

The video was really very usefully and I understood how to add the link. But my question was WHERE to add it on my website because I am promoting WA program.

Cheers,
Balsam
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gbsun Premium
Hi Balsam,
You can do them in parallel if you want.
Gina
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gbsun Premium
Hi again,
If you are promoting WA There are a bunch of banners and your affiliate link in the section called "$ WA Affiliate Program" on the left side menu.
Gina
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TAltman Premium
Hi!

I just paid a short visit to your website ultimatesuccessunlimited.com It is wonderful! I says everything that I want to share with others also. I have a burning question...how do I promote an 'original' website when you have already done so. I mean your site is more than excellent it truly is awesome. I could never hope to create something so complete!

Thank you for sharing!
Terri
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Balsam Premium
Hi!
Please, I am not the one who has created the website ultimatesuccessunlimited.com . It is Gina!

Thanks and cheers,
Balsam
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gbsun Premium
Hi Terri,
Thank you for such a nice compliment. Just follow Kyle's training and it will all come to you.
I wish you the best,
Gina
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LJacob Premium
I have been having problem adding links to my content as well as images. I am confident that the teachings I was shown in my dream although I woke up wondering if I ever understood what was taught hence I woke up this morning to search for help. Thanks I will go and try and if I am still lost will contact you. Thanks always the community for being there. Happy celebrations to you all . God bless you.
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sholidayjr Premium
Hello,
Firstly, you must create an account on through gmail. Afterwards you have an account created. Click on Google + and click on Profile.
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LJacob Premium
Thanks for your advice.
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brooksqueen Premium
Thanks Kyle, the training is superb, please I was looking to stealth my links.

For example instead of my traditional HopLink appearing like this…

http://affiliate.vendor.hop.clickbank.net

the link should look something like this…

http://www.yourwebsite.com/link/
Please can I get a guide to do this?

Thank you.
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JohnV Premium
I use a plug in called pretty link and the free version has been adequate up to now.
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WLG Premium
Hello Kyle,

Thank you for the training,it is exactly what I wanted and needed,as I previously explained to you.I wanted to redirect my signin page to the domain I purchased for this purpose.Well The training explained exactly what I needed to do.

If I had not gotten in a hurry I would have learned this from the training.I will from this moment on do things in the correct order they are supposed to be done.I now have my custom home page link http://www.wealthyaffiliate.com/a_aid/4247e52a/campaign/whynot. redirected to my domain http://myfreebiz4you.com/

Thank you so very,very,much for your help and patience.I am so very glad that Tom introduced me to Wealthy Affiliate.I have found the the vehicle that will give me the opportunity that is my life long dream.To help as many people as I can change not only their lives but the lives of their love ones as well.

To God Give The Glory;
Praise His Holy Name;
Hallelujah and A Men
Your Brother In Christ;
Have A Blessed And Safe WeekEnd;
William
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Rhiannashani Premium
Hello everyone, in the video it says don't add affiliate links to all your pages but I have a problem. Here's my link http://about-makeup.com/my-reviews I have multiple products on one page and I have other pages like this as well... How am I supposed to go about this? I don't want to add a new page for every product because that would be so many pages so I don't know what to do.
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AngelaHall Premium
In that instance you will be fine. He's just saying that it's a good idea to have some informational articles on your site. And instead of having an affiliate link on that article you can link to another page on your site. Internal links are very good.
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Rhiannashani Premium
Okay thank you!! :)
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AngelaHall Premium
My pleasure :)
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CFoley Premium
Thanks for another brilliant session, Kyle- I can see now that putting affiliate links onto my site is quite easy.
Just wondering about what you said about not including links on every page- please could you give an indication of how many might be good? I'd hate to damage my standing with Google.
Thanks, Christine
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Kyle Premium
Not including affiliate links on every page, yes. This will make your website look like one huge promotion in Google's eyes and I don't really recommend doing that.

Instead, you should centralize your affiliate links within your product reviews.

Content page => Review page (with affiliate links) => Merchant offer (where you make money).
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dasger Premium
Hi everybody. If you get a chance could you check out my blog to see if I did it right. I do havea question though. I did not get the option to open in a new page though after I posted the blog and the affiliate link. Myscreen did not look like the video. Thanks in advance and beset of luck.
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JohnV Premium
Please leave the link so we can check your site.
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TwistedMetal Premium
Hi Kyle! I understand I must get an amazon affiliate account and get "approved" before I can add a link correct? How do I get approved? My site is salvagedkustoms.com where I will be giving information on where to buy car parts, how to videos and links for that, links to Monster Energy, Nitro Circus tour dates, a link to kawasaki dirtbikes etc.
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MyraBeth Premium
Not sure if I understand clearly. Do I write a review as a page or as a blog on my website?

So, I don't put links on every page and blog (because Search Engines and Google don't like that) but how do I direct viewers to the review page or blog from other pages and blogs?
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upsgirl Premium
You will write Blogs. Your Blogs can be CATEGORIZED within your Pages, if you like.
You are fine having a link or two on every Blog.
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MyraBeth Premium
Thanks.
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upsgirl Premium
You're welcome!
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Corinnehuds Premium
I am a little confused. Ready to add my links and banners. Do I only add these to my review page or is it just links that go to review pages? Banners go on the side of my blog post? I have to review every product I am selling? any help would be welcome
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FarhanSidik Premium
Hey there!

Kyle has advised that affiliate links (banners. text links etc.) should mainly be incorporated into your product review pages or posts. Try not to put it on other content, as Google will penalise your site for this.

You can then link to your product review pages from other non-review pages and posts, in order to direct traffic that way.

Reviewing each product would be ideal, as it gives the consumer a better understanding, thus increasing the chances of them buying.

Banners can go on your sidebar, or within your content. This is up to you to decide.

Hope that helps =)
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Corinnehuds Premium
Thanks so much for the clarity.
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FarhanSidik Premium
Glad I could help. All the best =)
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cindyaleach Premium
I believe in re-reading or watching to find out all the how-to's of something. I also think "outside the box", meaning if I choose to try something, I try it. They can't kill you! The worst thing that could happen is you get an error message saying, "YOU CAN'T DO THAT" or something to that affect. Don't be afraid to try new things, and don't let the internet intimidate you. You're bigger than they are (sort of). DO IT. Worry later! :)

Cindy
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SuzetteH Premium
I like your thinking Cindy. If I had a dollar for every time I read and re-read and watched and watched again, I wouldn't need a website to make money LOL.
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