9 Amazon Work From Home Gigs You Can Start Today

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amazon work from homeDid you know that there are many Amazon work from home gigs you can do apart from just using the marketplace to shop online?

If you thought that Amazon is only an e-commerce shopping site, then you are in for a surprise.

This retail giant has so many opportunities to make money from home or side hustle that there is something for everyone. With over 600k worldwide employees worldwide many of whom are remote or home-based, Amazon has been creating a lot of work from home/side gig options for people who are interested in having flexible work options since many years.

Some of these gigs are well-known, and some of them will surprise you. So, dig in and find out which one suits you best.

 

Top Amazon Work from Home Gigs

 

Apply for Amazon Customer Service

This remote job is often advertised mostly around holidays. The role is work-from-home customer service and is available in many states in the US.

The minimum requirement is a high school diploma and one year of experience in customer service. You also need to have a good command of English and a pleasant demeanor.

Having basic computer skills with stable internet is a must for this position as you will be working from home.

The job involves talking to customers over the phone and solving their issues. The pay is around $15 an hour and the hours are approximately 20 to 29 per week. You will also be eligible for health care benefits after a particular time. This is one of the easy online jobs for students.

You can find all the remote jobs on Amazon’s virtual job page.

 

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Do Microtasks on MTurk

Working from home for Amazon is as easy as doing short data tagging or typing or simple survey gigs with Mechanical Turk. Amazon Mechanical Turk is a crowdsourcing platform where you can earn money doing small tasks. Though these gigs don’t pay a full-time income, the money definitely comes in handy.

The type of tasks you will be doing are data mining, transcription, surveys, freelance writing, etc. The money you make depends on the type of task you take up. Bigger tasks pay more than shorter ones so choose accordingly.

You can apply here and submit your application. It can take some time to find out if you are in or out. The good part is that Mechanical Turk accepts people outside the US.

 

Start Amazon FBA

If you want to work from home with Amazon, there is no better way than being your own boss and starting an Amazon FBA business. This is by far the most popular way to earn money with Amazon. If you are new to this term, then Amazon FBA (fulfillment by Amazon) is that you send the products to Amazon and the company takes care of all the packaging, storing, and customer service.

This business does not require any special skill, but you should surely have an eye to find good products to source. Finding things that you can sell online for profit is somewhat of an art, and you should have it in you, if you want to try this gig.

The earning potential of this business is absolutely infinite; it depends on the kind of products you find and the amount of hard work you put in. Check out this inspiring example of 6-figure income earner from Amazon FBA.

If you want to test this gig, then this free email course will take you through all the things you need to have.

 

Join Amazon Influencer program

If you are a social media superstar, then Amazon can help you make money with your social media following. In a nutshell, it’s pretty much similar to Amazon associates, but the main promotion channels are social media. Simply put, this is another way to promote Amazon products.

If you qualify for the Influencer program, you will be able to create a unique page on Amazon with a vanity URL and start promoting your favorite Amazon products to your followers.

You need to have YouTube, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook account to get qualified. Engagement statistics and number of followers are also deciding factors to get into this program.

 

Sell T-Shirts with Amazon Merch

Love designing and creating? Amazon Merch gives you a chance to explore your creative side by designing T-shirts.

This invitation-only program lets you upload your artwork for T-shirts and choose other things like color and product type. You can also set your own price for your product. Once you do this, Amazon gets them printed and handles the sales and shipping. Every time your T-shirts get sold, you earn a royalty.

Here is some valuable information about royalties to learn how much you can earn with this. That’s it. It’s as simple as that.

There could be a waiting period once you apply for this program as they invite once they have space for new talent.

 

Drive for Amazon Flex

If you love side hustling as a rideshare driver, then consider joining Amazon Flex as a delivery partner. It’s very much similar to Uber or Doordash, but it’s more flexible as most of the work is done through the Flex app.

You will need a phone and a car to qualify, and you will be making deliveries for Amazon fresh, Prime Now and Amazon Restaurants. As per the Amazon website you can make around $18 to $25 an hour. You have to indicate the timings when you are available to deliver, pick up your packages, and deliver them using the Flex app.

As of writing this post, they are accepting delivery partners in cities like Washington (D.C.), Baltimore, Richmond, Cleveland, etc. If you don’t see your city on the list, you can always join the waitlist.

 

Self Publish E-books

Did you know that you can self publish eBooks and paperbacks on Amazon? Yes, you can. If you have the creative writing skill in you, then you can publish your book on Amazon Kindle in no time. You can make around 70% royalties with the advantage of quoting your own price with exclusive rights on Kindle Direct Publishing.

With paperbacks, you will be earning 60% royalties along with the advantage of deciding your price.

Publishing times are around 24-48 hours and will be available to millions of online kindle readers all over the world.

 

Bonus Amazon Work from Home Gigs

Below are two more ways to earn money from Amazon. Please keep in mind that they are just extra money makers which can supplement your main income.

Amazon Vine

With Amazon Vine, you have the chance to earn free products for unbiased and helpful reviews on Amazon.com. This is an invitation based-only program where reviewers are chosen based on their participation and helpful reviews.

Vine voices (reviewers) are provided with free products by brands in turn for these reviews. Providing consistent good reviews and regular participation can help you get picked up for this program if you are interested in getting free stuff. 

 

Amazon Trade-In

We all know how popular Amazon trade-In program is. If you have unwanted electronic stuff lying around in the house, then you can trade in for Amazon gift cards.

What can you trade in? Any Amazon devices, books, video games and more. You just have to check if your item is in good condition, submit a trade-in on the website or app, get the quoted trade-in value, print the free shipping labels and send the item.

If the item qualifies and you choose an instant payment option, you can get your gift cards instantly or it might take up to 10 to 12 days to get the gift cards.

 

With so many new companies coming up every day in the ‘make money online‘ market, it can be hard to find a legit one which you can trust.

As the most credible and legit company, Amazon gives you the chance to earn money in the most diverse ways of exploring all the creative ideas.

If nothing else you can just get some gift cards giving reviews. Sounds easy, doesn’t it?!

About Sireesha Narumanchi

Hi, I am Sireesha and thank you for stopping by to know me. I am a work-at-home mom of two beautiful princesses and a firm believer in making 'working from home' a success for everyone (working in a virtual job for over 9 years now). I have been featured on many popular websites like Forbes, Business Insider, American Express, QuickBooks, The Muse, Moneyish, Virtual Vocations, Spark Hire, Bustle, Fairygodboss, Side Hustle School, Payoneer, Jobbatical, Skillcrush.Read more...

2 thoughts on “9 Amazon Work From Home Gigs You Can Start Today”

  1. Your article said there was a FREE course to learn to be an Amazon FBA but once I clicked for the course it said it was $17.00? How it that free?

    1. Hello Lou,

      It’s a free 7 day email course which will be sent to you. You will learn a lot about Amazon FBA from this course especially things like how to choose items to sell, time saving tricks etc. It totally free and doesn’t cost you anything.

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