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Amazon affiliates - what's your process for finding products to review?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by RichardDay, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. RichardDay

    RichardDay Registered Member

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    I'm curious of how people decide on what Amazon item to write a review for?

    I'm assuming the process is something like

    1. find product between x-y cost in x niche
    2. Check serp competition

    What other steps do you take typically?

    Thanks!
     
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    Depends on your site type.

    If your niche is fish tanks, then you focus on the best sellers etc.

    If your niche is a broad niche, look for seasonal stuff too.
     
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    It can be a bit tricky, but generally I just brainstorm ideas. I browse through amazon looking at various items in departments and basically check for the following:

    Is it over $100 (some leeway on this)
    Is it reasonably popular
    Is there a reasonable variance on it (like not just 1 or 2 products)

    Then you take that and use some sort of keyword competition checker (I use keyword revealer) to look up the buyers keywords, ie. best [product], [product] reviews etc

    And then of course it depends what kind of competition you're willing to take on. If you're willing to through $1000 at a site then obviously you can get a low-medium keyword. As I'm just starting out I wanted to spend nothing on my site except for hosting and what not and I managed to make $119 first month with a low comp keyword I found!

    And also this is all based around SEO and keywords, there are other methods you can do to earn money from high competition products by just not doing SEO and focusing on other stuff. Anyway I hope that helps!
     
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  4. RichardDay

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    Yep defo helps thanks man. Interesting what you said about it being popular, hadn't thought about that. Guess you can tell how many sell from the amount of reviews?
     
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    Yeah for sure, would be nice if Amazon told us how many sales it got and whatnot, but sadly they won't but the reviews give a good idea. Also depending on your strategy and goals you want a niche that has products with specific names and model numbers. That's so that you can try rank for a bunch of individual products, it's really good for a niche that has lots of new products coming out, as assuming it's a low comp niche, once they come out not many people target them because A) They probably don't know about it, B) It will show 0 searches a month for like 2 months despite people searching for it.

    So that's just one benefit, but again it's all specific to what you want to do. For me the above points work perfectly for my niche, though by the time I have money to throw at a larger project many of those smaller things won't matter as much haha.

    Also if you ever want to chat via skype for no particular reason other than I enjoy chatting with people about these things and discussing it, feel free to add me, same name here. :)
     
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  6. MisterF

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    Junglescout might be worth looking at, if they do a free account / trial.
     
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    Go with top sellers, trending, wish list products. You will be find the profitable niches and top products in that niche to review. Just keep checking searches for products.
     
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  8. RichardDay

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    I will do, I have something you might be interested in ;-)
    That's cool man, didn't know that existed. Don't think it does Google competition but still pretty sweet
     
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    One of my clients choose products in his niche with high rating.
     
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    what is pricing for this tool, have you used http://htttps://amzscouts.comscout or https://www.sellerprime.com to do this?? can you mention good features in Junglescout.
     
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    Criterion #1: Affiliate payout category (See Amazon's recent payout change!)

    Criterion #2: Saturation level (Competition)

    Criterion #3: Likelihood of multiple buys