Build Affiliate Marketing Business with WordPress and Amazon

Easily Create a Powerful, Flexible WordPress Website linked to Amazon marketing tools - Includes Downloads + Resources
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  • Lectures 30
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2016 English

Course Description


Discover the Power of Amazon Affiliate Marketing combined with the Flexibility of a WordPress Website to quickly build a home-based business.

Find out why students love this course and give it such a HIGH RATING (compared to other home-business courses).

  • "very very good, clear, understandable, simple, ..."
  • "...excellent for anyone wanting to get a website up quickly that looks professional. The instructor's templates make WP a breeze!!!"
  • "Excellent course! Many thanks!"
  • "Love his teaching style, and his tutorial was very easy to follow."
  • "...I took this course as a brush up and I'm happy that I did."

About the Course

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY - Get building Affiliate Marketing Websites today!

In this course I teach a simple strategy combined with downloadable software that can be used to help you create any number of professional websites for Amazon affiliate marketing.

We will use WordPress together with a template and a specially designed add-on (plugin) to show you how easy it can be to set up a home-based business promoting products online.

And the best part is that you don't need stock, you don't need to worry about processing orders, or even payments.  Leaving you to concentrate on developing and promoting your own online store

Build Affiliate Marketing Stores with Templates + Software (included in download)

Develop your own unique Online Store with this hands-on course specially designed with the beginner in mind, complete with unique created downloadable software and tools that can be used time and again (a valuable resource for you).

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the Amazon Affiliate program and how to find your perfect niche-market.
  • Set up a self-hosted WordPress website to build on. No experience necessary but I also have more free training available.
  • Learn to build an affiliate Store with templates and software, using a "test" WordPress site on a sub-domain (a way of setting up WordPress for free).
  • Transform the example affiliate store into something that's unique to you.

If you are looking at a way of generating extra income or want to learn about affiliate marketing, this course will put you in a winning position with very little work.

WordPress is by far the most popular website builder on the internet today.  I'll take you through getting your first WordPress website up and running, and show you how to start affiliate marketing with ease by offering products through professional shopping pages.

If you need some extra help setting up WordPress, check out my free course also on Udemy "Wordpress tutorials: build easy websites free mini course"


The full version of WordPress that we will use needs to be hosted with a hosting service provider.  For the purpose of the course I will show you how to set this up on a free service, but to get the most benefit you will need to purchase a domain name (around $10) and a hosting service (from a few dollars per month).

This course will give you the foundations to build an affiliate marketing business with WordPress, and show you how to use WordPress to create professional websites using a template designed specially for the purpose.

The websites you create are very flexible and can be used for a number of different purposes.

What are the requirements?

  • The course uses the full version of WordPress, which needs to be hosted with a hosting service provider.
  • I will cover some free hosting options in the lectures for those wanting to test things out first.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You'll learn to quickly build professional WordPress websites for Affiliate Marketing
  • You'll use the templates and downloads to create a complete Online Store
  • You'll know how to use Amazon Affiliate tools to integrate products into your website
  • You'll learn how to monetize your website to earn potential revenue through affiliate marketing
  • You'll understand how to choose a suitable Domain Name for your website
  • You'll understand the basics of branding and marketing your website

Who is the target audience?

  • This hand-on course is aimed at beginners who want to earn extra income from affiliate marketing
  • The website-building is mainly done with templates and tools so no experience is necessary
  • No experience with websites, wordpress or affiliate marketing is necessary
  • NO SUBTITLES - Sorry

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Overview

Your Own Online Affiliate Marketing Store - Let's Go!

An Introduction and quick overview of how we are going to build an Affiliate Marketing Store in just a couple of hours that can form a basis for a home business or side-income.

Student Interaction, Q&A
Making use of External Resources
Section 2: Affiliate Marketing & Niche Markets
Niche Market Research

About The Amazon Affiliate Program

We are going to make use of various tools and resources through the Affiliate program to create our store.

When applying to be an Amazon affiliate, you do not need to be a US resident.  Amazon in some countries have different tools that may not work with this course.  

8 Profitable Niches
Section 3: Domains & Hosting
Website Domain Names Overview
Buying a Domain Name
Section 4: Set Up WordPress - Beginners Guide

WordPress Overview

If you're new to WordPress, don't worry!  WordPress is the most popular website builder out there, and with good reason.

To make things easier, I'll so you how to set up a 'test' version of WordPress so you can go through the course.  Afterwards you can then think about getting yourself a website Domain Name and Hosting Sevice (covered at the end of the course).


A walkthrough the WordPress dashboard and making some initial changes to our Website

Section 5: Overview of Template & Plugin
Using the External Resources


There are 3 ingredients to your affiliate store:

1. The WordPress Theme - Use your own or install the custom theme

2. The Plugin - Make sure this is installed and activated

3. The Sample Data - This will give us instant content for the website

Section 6: Preparing Your Store

Using the template as a basis for our new affiliate store, we will prepare to build.

Section 7: Building out Your Store

Our Store is made up of shop pages.  I'll show you how to create your first one

Update: Amazon Native Shopping Ads

An overview of how to use Amazon Associates Native Ads feature to select products for our store


Learn how to make best use of the Ad-Stor plugin to easily create store pages


Add in as many pages as you like to build out your store.  I would recommend only 3 or 4 to start with.


Writing up product reviews is a great way of attracting visitors to your shop. 

Be specific and targeted on the products you choose to increase the changes of your reviews showing up in a Google search.

Section 8: Website Modifications

We will start to change the overall presentation of the website by making some customizations, starting with the home page


How to start making changes to the home page with high-quality images from the web.


Change the images and text for the front page slider to make a visual impact for the visitor.


Navigation and Menus

Menus make it easier for visitors to find what they are looking for, so put some thought into how you would want things to work if you were visiting your site.

Learn how to create custom menus, change the main menu and add a sidebar menu.


Sidebar Widgets

The sidebar is a very customizable part of your website.  Here you can add in all those useful little gadgets you see on other websites.

I show you how to change and add in some useful functionality.


Create a Customer Logo for your Store

An brief look at how to use a free tool to generate a unique, professional logo design for your online store, and make it stand out.


Use the website customization tools to upload your new Logo.

Essential WordPress Plugins
Section 9: Marketing Strategies

Learn how to move forward with promoting your site, building your Brand and getting exposure with this overview of Social Media


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Instructor Biography

Craig Pennell, Entrepreneur, Author, Web-designer and Instructor

Training with a Purpose

Craig is an Entrepreneur, Writer and Online Instructor. After a career in IT and Project Management, Craig decided to change the direction of his life by building a multi-faceted Online Business.

At the heart of every course that Craig teaches is the underlying desire to help individuals unlock their potential and create their own opportunities.

Personal Development has been an important foundation in Craig's business, and he encourages everyone to make personal growth a priority.  

Craig lives on the Mediterranean coast of Spain with his wife and three children.

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