Flipkart is a successful e-commerce company in India, and its success stated by the number of online buyers growing in India. Flipkart.com is one of the 10 most visited websites in India. There are many success stories available on the internet about Flipkart. Online shoppers and every other person have to know that they can be benefited from Flipkart, not only by buying products online and also by referring products. Flipkart is not just a medium to buy electronics, clothing, books etc. you can also make money using Flipkart through the affiliate program.
Flipkart Affiliate Program
The Flipkart affiliate program is a good way to earn commissions by placing product banners or links on your website to refer others to buy the product from the link or banner ads on your website. you can earn up to 15% commission on each product.
Flipkart Affiliate Account
In order to earn money from Flipkart, first, we need to have an affiliate account on Flipkart. To register on Flipkart follow the following steps for creating an account.
Steps for creating an account.
- Go to http://www.flipkart.com/affiliate/landingand create an affiliate account for you by clicking the “Register” button. The account created now is different from the other account you used to buy products from Flipkart. Affiliate account is only to earn commissions, and you can’t purchase using this account.
- Enter the required details like Email address, password, agree on the T&C and click the “Register” button.
- After registering, you will be asked to fill in your contact details like address, phone number, website information and payment method.
- If you don’t have a website, learn how to create your own website.
- In Payment information, you have 2 types of payment modes. You can choose EFT or gift voucher according to your need. In EFT method, your earnings will be credited to your bank account once you reached the threshold limit.
- In Gift voucher mode, you can have your earnings as a Gift voucher and you can use the voucher code while buying products in Flipkart.
- Minimum payment threshold for EFT is Rs.2500, and Rs.250 for the Gift voucher.
- Once finished entering the required details, click the “Save changes” button in the bottom of the page.
- That’s it. Your Flipkart affiliate account is ready to earn money.
Generate Affiliate Link
Earning money process doesn’t end with creating the affiliate account. You should make people buy from your website using your affiliate ID. If you refer someone without having Affiliate Id you cannot earn money.
Before referring to someone we need to change the link of the product to the affiliate link. To generate an affiliate link please follow the following steps.
- Go to http://www.flipkart.com/affiliate/landingand sign in to your account.
- Once the page is loaded, you will see a toolbar in the top of the page.
- Go to http://www.flipkart.com/in a new tab and copy the product’s web page URL you would like to refer to others.
- Now, paste the copied URL in the toolbar and click “Generate” button.
- Once the affiliate URL is generated, click the “Select” button and copy the URL. And now you can share the product’s affiliate URL to whomever you would like to refer.
- To make sure that the URL is your affiliate link, check whether there is “affid=YOURAFFILIATEID” at the end of the URL. If not so, you should regenerate once again or just add &affid=YourAffiliateID.
How to Promote Affiliate Products Using Banners/Widgets
In Flipkart affiliate program, you have more options to make money by displaying the banners, widgets and more promotion tools for your website. Once your visitor buys a product in Flipkart by clicking the banner displayed on your website, your commission goes to your affiliate account.
To get banner codes and widget codes, hover over “Affiliate tools” and choose any category you would like to.
There are several categories available under Affiliate tools. Just navigate to those tools and find the best banner/widget/search bar for your site. Once you find the suitable banner/widget, click “Get Code”, copy & paste it on your website where ever you want. Make sure the banner/widget is visible to all your website visitors.
You can use those widgets, search bar on your website to boost up your income.