8 Legit Ways To Get Paid Reviewing Amazon Products

Try out new things and earn cash or free products in exchange for your honest Amazon reviews.
Updated April 19, 2024
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Shopping at Amazon is a great way to save money on everything from books to clothes to home goods.

But there is another genius Amazon hack you might not be aware of: You can make money by reviewing Amazon items on the retailer’s website, your own website, or your social media account.

Check out some of the ways you can make or save money when you review Amazon products.

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Review products on your website

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If you have a website, you can join the Amazon affiliate program — Amazon Associates — and earn extra income online when a customer uses a link from your website to shop and purchase products on Amazon.  

This gives you the opportunity to review Amazon products for your readers and earn cash when a reader purchases the item using a link from your website.

The commission you earn varies depending on the type of product that your reader purchases from the retailer.

Review products on your blog

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If you don’t have a full-blown website but do have your own blog, you can use the space to review products and earn commissions from links you insert into the blog text.

Once again, you will need to join Amazon’s affiliate program to take advantage of this opportunity.

Start a YouTube channel

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If you prefer creating videos to blogging, you can use a YouTube channel to review products and earn commissions through Amazon's affiliate program.

Some people who use YouTube for this purpose prefer to be on camera, but others simply do voiceover reviews.

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Become a freelance writer

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Websites and social media sites may pay you for honest reviews of products on Amazon.

Look around on the internet for websites that review Amazon products. Then, contact someone at the site and ask if there are opportunities available for new reviewers.

Hope you get an invite to join Amazon Vine

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If you're lucky, Amazon might invite you to join its Amazon Vine program. This honor is given to people who regularly review products on Amazon.

The retailer says it looks for "the most insightful" reviewers. The program is invitation-only, but if you're chosen, you'll get free products to review.

Join the Amazon Influencer Program

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If you're an "influencer" with a big following on social media, you might be able to leverage that popularity into a role in the Amazon Influencer Program.

Apply to Amazon to join the program, which allows you to earn commissions when your followers buy products from Amazon using affiliate links on your social media account.

Review books on your website

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Use your website to review Amazon books and include an affiliate link to the Amazon website. When someone purchases the book using the link from your website, you get a commission.

Publishers or authors may even notice that you like to review books and send you free copies of their books.

Review books on your blog

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If you have a blog but not a website, you can review books there.

Remember to join the Amazon affiliate program and review as many books as you like on the blog. Each link you include could help you make cash on the side if your readers purchase copies of those books.

Bottom line

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There are several different ways that Amazon reviews can help you boost your bank account.

So, think about different ways you can generate interest in Amazon products and possibly get a commission through Amazon’s affiliate program.

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Author Details

Jenny Cohen Jenny Cohen is a freelance writer who has covered a bit of everything, from finance to sports to her favorite TV shows. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and FoxSports.com.

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