It is actually 10 out of 10 that the Amazon link will be an affiliated one. But before you could start earning money with Pinterest, there are some things that you have to do.
- Cloak the links- if you are planning to Pinterest by posting affiliate links, you have to cloak it. There are services for this such as Skimlinks, this scans the network for affiliate links then automatically change those links to their affiliate ID. It is best to custom your link with a short URL. It is not advisable to known services like Bit.ly or Tiny URL. Skimlinks will most probably have them in their database already. But the best cloaking service is said to be LinkTrackr. Not only will LinkTrackr let you monitor the clicks and the conversions. You’ll be able to custom a short URL that will be outside the Skimlinkss database.
- Host images on your server- you have to host all the images you pin on your server. Pinterest links all the images back to the source. If you’re getting them straight from the Amazon, the person who clicks on the link will immediately be directed to the website. And of course, since you won’t be able to link an image with your ID, it will be best to send the user directly to where the host image and the post links are.
- Spamming- there are bots to monitor spamming, especially in the process of creating accounts and posting pins. Pinterest will get better at monitoring and detecting spam pins. Take your time in posting pins of stuff that you are interested in. link those pins with LinkTrackr and continue on building it up. And most probably, you’ll have gotten your own Pinterest page with tons of items with an affiliate link and you’ll make more money of it.
Be creative and work your way in improving to get more audience,because the more you build audience, the better you increase the money you earn from Pinterest.