Amazon Affiliate Program: How I Made 93 Sales in One Day
Broke a Personal Record on Amazon Sales April 2012
On April 18, 2012 I was shocked and delighted to find 93 Amazon sales on my dashboard! I can't explain how excited I was because there aren't any words. To think that someone can go to sleep and wake up to sales like this is crazy. To know that there are affiliate marketers that make sales like this in hours motivates me to continue building more HubPages, Squidoo lenses and links. I'm going to share a few things that I have learned along the way because I like helping others succeed.
What Amazon products are the most profitable?
The products that will sell the best are the ones you can really share well. Don't know what I mean? You know when you're talking to a friend and they complain about their shoes because their feet hurt. You tell them about the gel inserts you bought that make your feet feel like you're walking on a cloud. They go buy the inserts, come back and thank you. Why? Those inserts really helped their feet. Those products that have really helped you, your friends and family can be very profitable for you. Share your honest reviews, tell your story and provide a link. People will buy from you if they believe you.
Should I concentrate on high priced or low priced Amazon affiliate products?
In the beginning, I only created sites on high priced tickets items. There were two problems with that plan.
- high competition for the keywords
- less sales meant my commission tier was 4%
I couldn't understand why people would bother making hubs or lenses on products that cost $1.00! Why would I invest so much time for little profit.
Here's what I learned. There are more sales with lower priced items, which brings your commission tier up! Let me explain it like this. You make a hub about sillybandz. They cost 99 cents. Someone goes on your site and buys 10. Your tier just went up to the next level. So, when you sell that $399.99 toy, your commission will be 6% instead of 4%. Cool, huh? Don't be afraid to make hubs or lenses on low priced hot items!
How can I make more Amazon sales from each customer?
The simple answer to this is add ons. You know when you go to Toys R Us and during the checkout they offer you a warranty for your product? Remember how they ask if you need batteries? Those are add ons. When you create hubs, offer other things that go along with the product you are reviewing. For example, you write about a game console. Also write about the wireless controller, rechargeable battery pack and the carrying case. Chances are the customer will think, "I better get the batteries now." or "I can really use the wireless controllers too."
Always remember, targeted traffic comes from search engines. People that are shopping for specific products will come from Google, Yahoo or Bing. Be sure to build a lot of links from a variety of sources to help you rank better on most search engine results. For more help on link building, read my other hubs. I haven't held back any secrets. I'm not selling anything. Just read the hubs, take action, rinse and repeat.
Good luck and be sure to come back and share your results! I hope you found this information useful. Please, take the time to rate this hub and share it with your friends and family by email or your favorite social media site. Thanks in advance!
Affiliate Marketing Handbook Must Have How To by Rosalind Gardner
Amazon Affiliate Poll
How Much Do You Earn As An Amazon Affiliate?See results without voting
Read More Information on Building Links
- Five Easy Ways to Make Money Online
Discover a variety of easy, free ways anyone can make money online. Get the free info and start earning passive income today!
- Hubber Traffic vs. Search Engine Traffic. Why You Need Both!
Discover why you need both traffic from HubPages and search engines to make money on HubPages.
- Can I Make Money With a Blog? How I Earned Thousands.
Discover how I earned thousands of dollars using my blog. Get free info on sites that pay you to blog and more! Make money online using your blog today!
- Five Reasons Why You Are Not Making Money on HubPages
Want to improve your HubPages earnings? Don't know what you're doing wrong? Read this tutorial and discover how you can write profitable hubs.
- eBay Affiliate Program: Made My First Sale on HubPages!
Want to learn how to make money on HubPages using the ebay affiliate program? Here is a step by step guide of what you can do right now to start making ebay sales!
- Social Bookmarking Strategy to Get Targeted Traffic
By applying a social bookmarking strategy to your link building you can improve search engine rankings, Google page rank and increase organic search traffic. Social bookmarking sites can help you getmore targeted traffic and increase profitability.
- How to Create Backlinks to Help Search Engines Find Your HubPages
Backlinks are very important when it comes to making money on HubPages. Why? Backlinks are road maps that lead search engines to your HubPages. Learn all about using forums, rss feed directories, social media sites and other web properties to buil
- Read This if You Get Lots of Visitors and No Adsense Clicks!
Frustrated because your HubPages are getting tons of visitors, but you aren't getting any Adsense clicks? You need organic search traffic that will bring targeted visitors. Learn how to increase your Adsense money today.
More by this Author
As a mother to 7 kids, I've attended more birthday parties than the average mom. The following ten suggestions for kid's birthday parties in Middletown NY are personal recommendations. I have to admit, I don't like to...
Clickbank is a marketplace for digital informational products and software. It is one of the most popular methods that internet marketers use to make money online. There are gurus that claim Clickbank has helped them...