If you are reading this article then definitely you want to know about what is AmazonSmile? & How does AmazonSmile work?. Don’t worry Today I will try to give you all the information about the AmazonSmile Program.
AmazonSmile Program has launched by amazon company in 2013. The amazon wants to start a program which can help the charity organization. But the question was How? Then they decide they will start a program where, when a customer comes for shopping then they will give the total amount’s 0.5% to the charity organization. They are giving this amount from their profit. They are not charing this amount from the customer. Who is come to shop in amazon.com
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What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is an online operated website by Amazon company. It has the same features as amazon.com. The difference between AmazonSmile and amazon.com is that when you will purchase any item through the AmazonSmile. Then the amazon will donate 0.5% of the whole purchase price amount to the charitable organizations. This totally depends on you which charitable organization you choose.
The AmazonSmile has listed all the item which you found in amazon.com at the same amount. Their amazon has marked all the eligible for AmazonSmile Donation program.
If you belong to any charitable orgnization then you can also list your organization theirs for receiving the AmazonSmile donation. For that, you should visit this link org.amazon.com
This is the best step by Amazon company. They have launched a program called AmazonSmile. Amazon prepared a website same as amazon.com. Where they have listed their all items same as amazon.com. They have marked all the items which are eligible for the Amazon Smile program. In the Amazon Smile program when you will purchase that item. Then Amazon will automatically donate the total amount of 0.5% to the charitable organization which are listed theirs. Amazon will give you the chance their, That you can choose the charitable organization by yourself.
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How to sign up for AmazonSmile?
There are two types of signup for amazonSmile. It totally depends on the visitor. What do they want? If you want to purchase the item and want to give smile to someone they can signup for purchasing or if you want to registred your charitable organization then you need to follow these steps.
For purchasing the item
I know if you are reading this then you want to know how can you signup for AmazonSmile for purchasing the item. You don’t need to do any hard work for that you can simply use your email id and password which you are using for amazon.com. Then you can access Amazon Smile.
Amazon Smile Set-up Instruction for organization
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If you belong to an organization then you should follow some step for registering your organization there. After successful registration, your organization start receiving the donations. So now I tell you the AmazonSmile organization registration process
- You should open the visit this link org.amazon.com
- Then Click on registration Link which is highlighted here in this photo.
- A new screen will open their Find your charitable organization. Search your organization by name or EIN number (Employer Identification Number).
- Then select your organization there. But make sure before selecting your organization because there are lots of organization names are smiler their. So choose your organization carefully.
- After that create an administrator account there and a checkmark on accepting the AmazonSmile Participation Agreement policies.
- Verify your email Id ( But make sure that you will use that email id they’re which are associated with your organization otherwise they can reject your registration)
- After doing these steps, submit your organization bank details where you want to receive your donations.
- Amazon will ask for upload a copy of the voided check and bank statement. So, they can verify your charitable organization bank account information.
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After doing these steps your organization will be registered successfully with the AmazonSmile program. And your organization will start receiving donation funds.
How do I log into AmazonSmile?
For login AmazonSmile, you should have your email id and password which you are using in amazon.com website. After login successfully you can start purchasing the items through the Amazon Smile. If you have a charitable organization then you should go to this link Amazon Smile org. Central ).
How does amazon smile work?
When a person purchases any item through AmazonSmile, Then AmazonSmile Program foundation give the 0.5% amount the total amount of eligible shopping to the charity of your choice. This is the best program for regular amazon user, who uses amazon.com frequently. They can help these charity organization with this Amazon Smile program.
Do you know, When AmazonSmile has launched in 2013, Amazon Smile has donated approx $80 million ( data till February 2018) to the one million charity organizations. This program for those who are regularly using amazon.com for their shopping. They can contribute and take advantage of this program.
Amazon will not charge from you the donation amount 0.5%. This amount will be contributed by the amazon company. Their amazon will not charge any single amount from the customer who is purchasing the item. So, this is totally helpful for those organization.
This is the biggest step by amazon company that they have launched this type of program. Where a customer can help those charitable societies which are suffering from the fund. This is the first humanity step by any internet online shopping site company. Till now, there is not any company which are doing this step. I hope now you all know, How does amazon smile work?
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Amazon smile ordering process
AmazonSmile is very easy to use- you can access Amazon Smile with your existing username and password which you are using in amazon.com (don’t make any new account for Amazon Smile. When you will log in through your existing username and password then at your first login Amazon Smile will prompt an option. Where you need to choose the charity organization to support. For future visit to the Amazon Smile, they will remember your charity option. And then apply eligible shopping towards your all contributions- It is very simple!
But in future, if you want to change the charity organization. Then you should change it. When you will be login to your account. Click on “Account & List” option. Then scroll down to ” Your Amazon Smile”. There you will get the option “Change Charity” under your “Current Charity” on the top right side.
Make sure that your nonprofit or charity organization has registered with AmazonSmile. Your donations will go to another registered cause after eight quarters months.
If you think that your main organization is registered with AmazonSmile. You can simply send them an email or connect with them via social media. And they will reach the Amazon Smile and start receiving donation funds.
Here is one thing you should keep in your mind that you can choose only one charity at a time. You can not select multiple charity organizations an Amazon Smile account. But you can change these selected organization in future.
After a successful selecting charity organization. You can start your shopping. You must be logging through smile.amazon.com. If you will go and shop through the amazon.com or amazon mobile app, then this charity donation option will not work.
If you are regular amazon shopper then make sure you log in through AmazonSmile. Sometime amazon will remind you for use Amazon Smile but that reminder will not come on regular basis.
Can I use Amazon App for Amazon smile?
You will not be very happy after knowing that you can not use AmazonSmile through Amazon app on mobile. But you can create a shortcut of your web browser for login Amazon Smile. I know that you are not happy to know that Amazon is not providing an app for Amazon Smile. If you want to participate in this program then you can open your web browser and log in to Amazon Smile and create a shortcut to your mobile screen for future shopping.
Does Amazon smile cost more?
No, AmazonSmile will not cost more for an item which you are purchasing through it. Amazon has a separate origination Amazon Smile Foundation which will contribute for donation. And they will not also charge any tax from you. Here you are using a nonprofit program. Which will not cost you more for your shopping.
How do I get the amazon smile app?
Presently Amazon is not providing any app for AmazonSmile. But you can do some steps and shop with AmazonSmile
- Open a web browser on your mobile phone
- Visit the site www.smile.amazon.com
- Log in with your username and password ( which you are using amazon.com)
- Then you can create a shortcut for this on your mobile home screen
- After that, you can use it. It will work like an app.
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Why is amazon smile separate?
A lot of person asking this question, Why is Amazon is using separated URL for AmazonSmile. You all know that Amazon is an e-commerce company. They are not manufactured from that product. They are the only mediator between manufacturer and customer. Where they have received only their profit margin. They are donating this charity from their profit. So, Any big company in today’s world, don’t want that they will not get less profit. That way they have launched another URL for this. After all, if they are using another separated URL but they are donating these foundations.
Conclusion about AmazonSmile
I hope after reading this article you have all the answer about AmazonSmile. Please tell us in the comment that what do you think about AmazonSmile. Are they are doing great work or this is just amazon sell strategy. I have tried here to give you all information ” what is AmazonSmile? ” and ” How AmazonSmile Work “.
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