Amazon affiliate program rate reduced by amazon .
Amazon affiliate Program Sales Commission Reduction
As a result of pandemic and trauma,we surveillance the growth factor and deduce the sales of specified product categories due to situationism.
We have been mailed about this from Amazon affiliate link and are about to cut the rates of basic products.
The commission rates for furniture and home improvement products from 8% to 3% and for grocery products to just 1%, down from 5%. Everyday item categories will be especially hard hit, with Grocery, Health & Personal Care to see commission rates whacked down to just 1%.
Amazon affiliate Commission after reduction from 21st April 2020 .
Amazon affiliate Commission before reduction .
The product category rate changes areas follows:
- Furniture, Home, Home Improvement, Lawn & Garden, Pets Products and Pantry will go from 8% to 3%.
- Headphones, Beauty, Musical Instruments, Business & Industrial supplies will go from 6% to 3%.
- Outdoors, Tools will be cut from 5.5% to 3%.
- Sports and Baby Products categories will go from 4.5% to 3%.
- Health & Personal Care will be slashed from 5% to 1%.
Why we care?
1) Direct Contact
We will be excluding third parties and extra middlemen from the work and will focus on the direct publishers and sellers for avoiding unusual involvement and being more relevant to Amazon Affiliate marketing and the commission sales cut of Amazon Affiliate Program.
2) Affiliate Trends
In these era if COVID-19 , the casual clothing trends are outraging other products categories and affiliates may get affected.
3) The product pause
The pandemic has caused a terrific loss and to renewal the rate structure especially when products distribution, delivery and production is paused was necessary.
The steps taken are for good cause. Stay safe!