A Zazzle Affiliate Business Review:
An easy no-cost start up online business is a Zazzle affiliate business. Being a Zazzle affiliate is different from being a Zazzle seller. When you’re an affiliate, you promote anyone’s product (your own included) and earn a commission for any sales generated through your promotion links.
Working with Zazzle is one method kids can use to receive the earned income required by the IRS to open a Roth IRA.
Most likely your child is already on the internet. At age 13, children can create a Facebook profile and Facebook quickly becomes the main means of student communication.
One way kids can take advantage of their new Facebook skills is to consider opening an online business by becoming a Zazzle affiliate. (I already touched on being a Zazzle seller by creating products (see my article on Zazzle Tips for a Zazzle Career.)
Today, let’s focus on the Zazzle affiliate side of the business. You can be both a Zazzle seller and a Zazzle affiliate.
Zazzle Affiliate Business Qualities
At first glance, many students might skip over Zazzle because they think they have to create products, be an artist or photographer, or be a talented writer. But for the affiliate part of Zazzle, these skills are unnecessary.
In an online affiliate business, you do not have to create the products. Instead, you are paid solely by referring products that turn into actual sales. Good qualities to have are:
How to Start Your Zazzle Affiliate Business
In a matter of minutes, any 13 year old (or older) can be working with the potential to bring in income by following a few simple steps:
- Register for an account at Zazzle
- ALWAYS sign into Zazzle before looking for products
- Find interesting products that might interest friends
- Click on those products to see the product detail page
- Click on a “SHARE” link beneath the product image to tell friends about the product
- When friends buy the product, a commission is earned
- Receive a check in accordance with Zazzle payment terms
Quick Create Tool on Zazzle
Begin on Zazzle by Using the Quick Create Template Tool
Zazzle has a feature called Quick Create which consists of a bunch of templates that have place holders for your image. Using this tool you can quickly add your image to 98 products with only a few clicks of your mouse.
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