A new way to shop on Amazon
Inspire, inform and entertain customers with real-time brand interaction.
Entertain and inspire
Catch audiences’ attentions with high-energy, personality-driven video programming that highlights your brand and products through storytelling by real people.
Inform and educate
Using live product demonstrations, educate audiences on product features, benefits and special offers, and help customers make informed buying decisions.
Connect and engage
With Live’s chat feature, interact with shoppers in real time and help shoppers stay connected with “Follow”. Shoppers that follow your brand on Amazon are eligible to get reminders any time you go live.
Meet our customers
Through a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Amazon Ads, the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander was revealed to thousands of potential customers and industry experts through a livestream using Amazon Live.
Three ways to engage audiences with Amazon Live
Managed service/Amazon hosts
Brands can integrate into our Amazon produced live shows, which are carefully curated, often themed and always inspirational with a purpose. Hosts provide authentic testimonials and demonstrations to educate shoppers about products that are available in Amazon’s store.
Brands can sponsor influencer livestreams that are produced by top influencers using the Amazon Live Creator app.
Brands can stream straight from their iOS device to Amazon with the Amazon Live Creator app and have complete control over the content.
Get started with Amazon Live (self-service)
Create an eye-catching livestream in four simple steps.
Download the Amazon Live Creator iOS app.
Sign in with your Seller Central or advertising console credentials.
Follow the in-app instructions to select products to feature, choose a title and set a start time. Review the Community Policy.
Capture your Live video either directly through Amazon Live Creator or by using an external camera and streaming it to Amazon.
Let’s keep learning
You can create your own Amazon live stream for free by downloading the Amazon Live Creator app, or collaborate with us for an Amazon-produced live stream.
The Amazon Live Creator app is available in the US to vendors who have a Store and professional sellers enrolled in Amazon Brand Registry.
Amazon-produced livestreams typically require a minimum spend of $50,000 (US). Pricing varies by contract and is subject to change. Contact an Amazon Ads account executive for more information.
Visit the Amazon Live learning page for guides, short video tutorials and live Q&As to help you live stream on Amazon successfully. Learn best practices such as the recommended length for your live stream, ways to interact with shoppers with the chat feature and how to avoid common video or audio issues.
There is no cost for brands to create their own live stream on Amazon using the Amazon Live Creator app. There is a minimum cost of USD $50,000 to integrate into an Amazon-produced show (prices vary by contract and are subject to change). All live streams can be found on Amazon.com/Live and in the Amazon mobile app under Amazon Live.
The Amazon Live Creator app is available on the App Store for iOS-enabled devices. Customers can view live streams on desktop, mobile web, mobile app, Fire Tablet and Fire TV.
The Amazon Live Creator app is currently only available and optimised for the iPhone. Amazon Live Creator can be used on an iPad, but the experience is not optimised.
The app is currently not available for Android devices.
Amazon shoppers can discover live streams in several locations on Amazon.com and the Amazon.com app. Brand-created live streams can appear on the detail pages for the products in the live stream, as well as across various placements where Amazon shoppers browse. Amazon-produced live streams appear in prominent placements across Amazon relevant to the content, such as the Amazon.com home page, event pages and category pages. All live streams can be found on Amazon.com/Live and in the Amazon mobile app under Amazon Live.
Amazon Live is part of Amazon’s suite of brand content solutions for helping you drive discovery and connect with shoppers, also known as mid-funnel marketing or consideration advertising. Make livestreaming part of your strategy for introducing new audiences to your business, in combination with creating a branded shopping destination with Stores, sharing brand content with Posts and advertising with Sponsored Brands.
All live streams display a prominent Follow button, where interested shoppers can click to stay up to date with the influencers, people, brands and interests that they care about on Amazon. When a customer follows an entity, they will be notified when that entity goes live. Read more about Amazon Follow.
Contact an Amazon Ads account executive to learn more about available packages and eligibility requirements.
Amazon-produced live streams include Today’s Deals Live; live streams for shopping events such as Prime Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Off to University; live streams supporting special days such as Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Halloween; and live streams that amplify other specific seasonal moments, including Christmas Gift Guides.