You might have saw the news earlier this week that Amazon is making major changes to their affiliate program.
At a time when they’re making more money than ever, they’ve decided to change their commission structure from 3-8% per sale, to a measly 1-3%.
This is HUGE.
I know so many bloggers who make the bulk of their income from the Amazon affiliate program, and starting on April 21st, their revenue will be cut my 50%+ OVER NIGHT.
My friend Matt is predicting he will lose $176,929 because of this one *little* change Amazon made.
It’s especially frustrating when as a small business owner, you put your faith in a company like Amazon and assume, that if you help them grow, they’ll do the same for you.
Obviously it didn’t turn out this way.
The good news, is that you have options. And in this video I share 5 things that I’m thinking about, now that the Amazon Affiliate Program isn’t nearly the good option for monetization that it once was.
Drop a comment and let me know what you think.
Other Affiliate Marketing Posts to Check Out
- How to Start Affiliate Marketing (for Total Beginners) – If you’re looking for an in depth overview for starting with affiliate marketing? Check out this post.
- What is Affiliate Marketing – Have no clue what any of this means? Check out this.
- 5 Affiliate Marketing Mistakes to Avoid – Don’t do these things, and you’ll be much happier, more successful, and less stressed.
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Sean OgleSean Ogle is the Founder of Location Rebel where he has spent the last 12+ years teaching people how to build online businesses that give them the freedom to do more of the things they like to do in life. When he's not in the coffee shops of Portland, or the beaches of Bali, he's probably sneaking into some other high-class establishment where he most certainly doesn't belong.
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