Differences Between Amazon Store, Amazon Associates Central And Amazon Sitestripe

I hope you have read my previous post of how to make money with Amazon affiliate program. As Amazon is so vast in its network, and has been one of the largest online e-commerce site, it is worth learning.

For your knowledge —

  • Amazon site owner and CEO, Jeffrey Preston Bezos, has been announced as the richest man on earth. He has surpassed Bill Gates in July 2017.

If you are a person who really wants to make money online with affiliate marketing, you must know that Amazon is the easiest way where you could make even six figures every month from it. But for that, you need to know its basic functions so that things become easier for you.

Here, I would like to make you familiar with what are the differences between Amazon Store, Amazon Sitestripe and Amazon Associate Central. For better understanding, let me explain as simple and clear as possible point by point and screenshots of their pictures –

Amazon Store

Amazon Store is the shopping page of Amazon where online shoppers visit and buy products that they want. It is known by website www.amazon.com for U.S.A, www.amazon.co.uk for United Kingdom, www.amazon.in for India, and so on. Domain extensions are different with different countries.
See the screenshot of the header of Amazon Shopping page.
Screenshot of Amazon.in

Amazon Associates Central

Amazon Associates Central is an affiliate marketing program where bloggers and website owners sell Amazon products on their blogs and websites with their unique affiliate links from Amazon provided to them. When visitors from their blogs or websites click the links, they are referred to Amazon store. If visitors buy products of Amazon store referred from those blogs or websites, the blogs or websites owners earn commission from those products sold. The web address is https://affiliate-program.amazon.in or, .com or, .co.uk, etc.
See the screenshot of the header of Amazon Associates Central below –
Screenshot of Amazon Associates

Amazon Sitestripe

Members of every Amazon Associates Central can have amazon sitestripe. The only thing they need to do is just to enable the sitestripe from their Amazon affiliate sites. It is important to know because it makes much easier for affiliate members in browsing and promoting products.
See the screenshot of Amazon Sitestripe header below –
Screenshot of Amazon Sitestripe


Amazon Store is a page where visitors buy products online and get delivered to their mailing address. Whereas, Amazon Associates Central is an affiliate marketing program where website owners and bloggers get links of products they want to sell on their websites or blogs to earn commission.

I hope this article helps you. If you have any feedback and wants to expand, please feel free to add a comment.

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