How to Write an Amazon Affiliate Sales Hub and Sell Amazon Items

When I first joined hubpages, the idea of writing sales hubs not only scared me, it also made me feel like I was 'selling out' as a writer. However I've since come to the conclusion that:

  1. Informational hubs don't sell Amazon items - people who visit how to or guide hubs are usually just looking for answers. To sell items you need to aim at buyers, which means you need to write your hub, title and tags based around an item. You may get occasional clicks or maybe hit it lucky with a particular information topic which attracts buyers, but this is rare.
  2. Sales hubs are where the money is - I earn reasonable amounts from Adsense as well as Amazon on my sales hubs.
  3. Being a writer is about making people want to read what you've written, not just about writing a famous novel or a poem.

Of course the idea can still be a little scary if you're trying to make the transition from informational or creative writing to sales writing. However I can guarantee one thing - it does get easier with time.

I certainly wouldn't call myself an Amazon expert like Nelle Hoxie but hopefully this guide will help you at least have a go at writing a sales hub. Remember though - like all hubs, not every sales hub will do well. However if you write at least a dozen, you're sure to start seeing at least a few sales which should increase with time.

For a really good in depth guide to selling Amazon items, I recommend you read this hub by Susana S.

There are literally hundreds of layouts that you can use in a sales hub - from reviews of each item through to categorising items by color, type or cost. This is only a basic guide to get you started so go ahead and experiment with different layouts, text and picture placement!

A larger photo of an item is more likely to catch the eye and get the reader's attention.
A larger photo of an item is more likely to catch the eye and get the reader's attention.

Simple Steps to Write Your Sales Hub

Here are the basic steps to writing a sales hub.

1. Choose an item. The best ones are specific but not too specific. For example:

  • Coats is too broad.
  • Red leather coats is a good midway choice.
  • Hand sewn silk lined, leather coats in large sizes is too specific.

2. Pick a good title. As recommended in the tips box, add some 'sale' words to the title and even some synonyms. For example Cheap red leather coats and jackets.

3. Insert your Amazon capsules, photos and text boxes. This not only gives you an idea of what is available but also lets you know how much space you have to fill.

4. Read the reviews and information about the item. Some reviewers will write 300-500 word reviews on items, giving you plenty of feedback to work with. Some sales hubs can be written just by paraphrasing the information left in reviews and on the item sale page.

5. Write simply. My personal recommendation is to place a large text box of 100-135 words at the top of the hub to allow for Adsense placement. In this first box you can give some basic information about your item - it can be as basic as where it can be worn and why the color is better than other colors for that item.

6. Refer to Amazon items. Unlike Adsense, you can refer to your adverts as much as you wish.

How to Get Ideas for Sales Hubs

It can be a bit daunting to find a good item to write about. But remember - you don't necessarily need to know all about the item, you just need to be able to paraphrase and research the basics. Here are some ways I find item ideas:

  • Basics. You'll be surprised how many people are looking for basic items such as can openers, sauce bottles and glasses. Don't be scared that it's too basic - if it's something that can be bought, it's something you can sell!
  • Catalogues. This is a wonderful way to find item ideas. Catalogues are hand picked items that are already organized in a way that companies hope will make you buy them - so simply go through a catalogue and circle items for ideas or add notes. I often have a half dozen catalogues covered with notes and circles, sitting beside my computer.
  • Look around. When you're in your house, your workplace or even online, see what items you use or sell regularly and write about them. You come into contact with literally hundreds of items each day, so start opening your eyes and looking at them!

Top Tips

  1. Write in the second or third person. This makes the article appear more professional. If you plan to write in the first person, try and only do so when referring to direct experience with the item.
  2. Make sure there is a wide selection of items. People like choice, so if you can give them a range of items to choose from, they're more likely to click through.
  3. Do a search on hubpages. If there are no sales hubs written about the item, I strongly recommend you write one, even without keyword research. Hubpages is such a strong platform that if you write the only hub on the item, you're likely to get reasonable traffic.
  4. Use pictures to sell. My motto is to never place a picture of an item that isn't for sale. So if you do plan to use pictures on your hubs, I'd recommend taking the larger images from the Amazon site and placing them near your Amazon capsule.
  5. Use sale words in the title. Include words like buy, cheap, best, top ten, greatest, review and online.
  6. Higher sale rate. Don't stress if your sales hubs only see a handful of search engine visits each day. The CTR is much higher on Amazon hubs. For instance I often average 5 sales for 150 sales hubs visits, while 1000 information hub visits often nets me only a few clicks.

I've also written another basic guide with some more tips on Amazon sales over at Wizzley.

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sheilamarie78 18 months ago

I've gotten wary of sales hubs since all the new changes around here. Would you still recommend we continue writing them? There seems to be so much caution against them these days.


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tlcs 21 months ago from Hampshire, UK

Great tips, good read and very informative.


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colorfulone 23 months ago from Minnesota

I am going to have to bookmark this, Wrylilt.

Thank you!


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LindaSmith1 23 months ago from USA

Some good tips about sales hubs, or articles for your own web site.


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favored 2 years ago from USA

We've been encouraged to do sales articles on other websites, so I was interested to see how they work here.


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Everyday Miracles 2 years ago from Indiana, USA

I've never done well with sales hubs (or lenses) in the whole time that I've been writing online, but it's the time of year when I feel that it's probably a good point to think about making another push for it. So here I go!

I'll be using your tips on my Pregnancy Now and beckisgiftguides accounts to see if I can't turn some more sales than what I did last year. I've not been doing it the way that you describe, so here's hoping that I can make something happen!


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Treasuresofheaven 2 years ago from Michigan

Thanks so much. Writing Deliberate Hubs about Amazon products is the best way to sale. I just recently started doing some review and sales articles - I will continue, and your guide will help alot.


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Esther Strong 2 years ago from UK

Thanks SO much for sharing this information. I have recently completed a few sales hubs and although I have had relatively few views I have made a sale. This bears out what you say about the Click Through Rate :-D

I have a question please. I understand some people use a free Google Blogger to make links to both sales and informational articles here on hubpages, but is it also permissible/wise to use Blogger to actually blog about items for sale on Amazon – i.e. an Amazon sales blog or series of sales blogs?

PS – Thanks for your Wizzley link on Amazon sales. This too was very informative. (Plus I also read your Wizzley article on SEO - EXTREMELY enlightening.)


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PegCole17 2 years ago from Dallas, Texas

This hub gave me a huge "aha" moment this morning. It makes sense now why I have such poor success with the Amazon program. BTW, I like your profile. You are one busy lady.


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Glenn Stok 2 years ago from Long Island, NY

I have one hub that is doing extremely well with Amazon sales and all the others are mediocre. So I was wondering why that one was doing so well. Now that I found and read your hub, I see why. You are right - My informational hubs are not bringing Amazon sales. The one that works however, happens to also be an informational hub, but with a 'sales twist' with the way I present the information.


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sallybea 2 years ago from Norfolk

Wrylilt - some very useful information - am going to bookmark this one to come back again. Thanks for sharing this info.


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WryLilt 3 years ago from Toowoomba, Australia Author

The first sentence of the FAQ explaining overly promotional: Purely promotional offers and Hubs designed only to promote other sites or businesses are not allowed.

This is about promoting a product, then selling via Amazon, from which HP gets a cut of sales. Therefore, allowed.

Yes, you can get sales from random clicks, but people who are searching "40 ways to induce labor" are less in the mood to buy than people searching "5 best cheap washing machines" in my experience.


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lovebuglena 3 years ago from Staten Island, NY

From my personal experiences with Amazon... most of the sales that occurred from my hubs were for products I never featured. So the hub doesn't necessarily need to be a sales hub. As long as it has an Amazon product link we give ourselves a chance to earn.


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lovebuglena 3 years ago from Staten Island, NY

I didn't think that sales hubs are allowed. Thought that would make them too promotional as their purpose would be to sell not to educate and inform.


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rtburroughs2 3 years ago

I have a Mac, when I copied the URL the photo capsule wouldn't take it. I just looked up the same image on Flickr. So maybe I'll try my hand at a few of these.


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WryLilt 3 years ago from Toowoomba, Australia Author

Rtburroughs, I right click the image and click "Copy Image URL" or save it to my computer and upload it.


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rtburroughs2 3 years ago

I guess it would be the photo capsule, I assumed it was a large Amazon product photo because it is identical. So now my question is did you search for an identical image or were you able to use a large Amazon Image in the photo. I tried to use the URL for the large image but I must be doing something wrong.


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WryLilt 3 years ago from Toowoomba, Australia Author

Rtburroughs, do you mean the one in the photo capsule or in the Amazon capsule?


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rtburroughs2 3 years ago

I have been trying to figure out how to get the large product images for several days. How do you do this, nothing I have tried works?


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WryLilt 3 years ago from Toowoomba, Australia Author

Quildon, Hubpages has no eCommerce facility. However you could link back to your own website.


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quildon 3 years ago from Florida

This is a really great hub especially for people like me looking to make money on hubpages. What do you think of the idea of writing a sales hub on your own handmade products? Can someone purchase from you through hubpages?


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WryLilt 3 years ago from Toowoomba, Australia Author

SpaceShanty, you can use Amazon product images to promote an item. You cannot use photos added by customers or that aren't official Amazon product photos.


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SpaceShanty 3 years ago from United Kingdom

Another amazing Hub by WryLilt!

Just one question. I guess from the information we can copy and use Amazon images without giving a source or credit?


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W1totalk 3 years ago

Great article.


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larakern 3 years ago from Georgia

This is a great hub! I'm glad I spotted it while I was just browsing through. I've been wondering how I could use Amazon on my hubs effectively. Thanks for sharing!


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Millionaire Tips 3 years ago from USA

Great tips here. I agree thathubs specifically targeting the buyer are more effective than a random Amazon capsule here and there.


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drpennypincher 3 years ago from Iowa, USA

I worked on some MTurk tasks to write product descriptions similar to what you described (and got paid a couple bucks for each one). I bet these will be used in a sales site somewhere. With you tips, I could try my own sales site with this approach. Thanks for the info!


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Solaras 3 years ago

Thanks for the great advice. Voted thumbs up and useful! I am off to write 2 sales hubs directly!


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Annette R. Smith 3 years ago from Orlando, Florida

Excellent tips, WryLilt. I'm glad I found this hub. Most of my articles are informational hubs with Amazon capsules thrown in, and the only time I make decent Amazon sales are during the months leading up to Christmas. It's time for me to put your suggestions into practice with some sales hubs. Voted up and useful.


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Barbara Kay 3 years ago from USA

I've always written information hubs. I'll give this a try. Thanks for the advice.


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missolive 3 years ago from Texas

Spotted this on the HP feed this morning and I am glad I did. Very useful information here. it is nice to have options on what and how we write. A sales hub is a perfect idea and beneficial writing style. Thanks for the tips and info.

Voted up and tweeting.


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livingsta 3 years ago from United Kingdom

Very informative hub wrylilt. I did not know about these sales hubs. It looks something difficult to do. Thank you for this information. Voting up and sharing!


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poshcoffeeco 3 years ago from Cambridgeshire

Thanks so much for this. I will definitely give it a go now. Voting up and sharing this top hub.


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yarddog2k 3 years ago from Texas, USA

Great advice! I've been writing Amazon sales pages on another platform with little to no luck and almost zero sales. After reading this hub, I am going to try using HubPages instead of the other site. And I'll implement your advice into my writing and see how that goes. You're right about informational articles/hubs and the lack of "buyer" traffic. I have some info hubs under another username and even though one gets over 200 visits a month, it only makes a few cents each month through adsense. HubPages ad program pays me more than adsense on those hubs. Thanks again for the great advice. Voted thumbs up, useful, and awesome.


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viking305 3 years ago from Ireland

I have only a few Amazon sales hubs and they do ok, but your tips above are very useful. You have inspired me to start writing more

Thanks shared on Twitter


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Cardisa 3 years ago from Jamaica

I have wanted to try the sales hub thing and got scared every time. Maybe I should just go ahead and do one. Most of the items I sell from Amazon are from my recipe blog.

Thanks for the tips, I am definitely going to try this.


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Ceres Schwarz 3 years ago

This is a really great and interesting hub with a lot of useful information that's presented in a clear and easy-to-understand way. I'm now interested in trying to write a sales hub. If I ever get the chance to do so, this hub, with all its tips and advice, will certainly help me and all those interested in writing sales hubs.


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Careermommy 3 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

WryLilt, this is an excellent hub. I've never thought about doing a sales hub and I have over 10 years of sales experience. You've inspired me to go for it. Thank you!


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younghopes 3 years ago from India

OMG...a sales hub, what's that..well that was my first reaction to your hub, but slowly as i read it, i found out how interesting and useful this post is, i have never ever thought about it in the same way, The way you have explained everything is simply great.But i would really be grateful if you please let me know how to kind out the keyword research for the sales hub.


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jojo29 4 years ago from CA

cool. thanks for the tips!


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Wesley Meacham 4 years ago from Wuhan, China

I think this is a great idea. I hadn't thought of writting a sales hub before. I can see though how it could be done. Voting up, interesting, useful and shared.


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Peggy W 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

Revisiting this hub. Most of my Amazon sales come around Christmas and then drop off to nearly zero the rest of the year. But then I have few true sales hubs. Should probably try my hand at writing a few more with the good tips you have given. Up votes and tweeting.


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poshcoffeeco 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

Love the easy to follow information. I have tried putting Amazon capsules in my hubs but was never happy about them. I can't wait to try my hand at doing it your way. Thanks


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Maralexa 4 years ago from Vancouver, Canada and San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

Thanks again, Wrylilt. I came back to this excellent hub and read it again. I finally get it. Write your hub around a particular product that enough people (ready, willing, and able to buy) will read. My "Guide..." and "How to...." hubs included Amazon product but resulted in no sales. I now know the difference!


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MAGICFIVE 4 years ago from New York

This is very useful advice! I intend to put it to use as soon as I think of something good to sell!


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StephSev108 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

Thank you...this was very helpful!


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vwriter 4 years ago from US

I've found your hub very useful and since I only write informational hubs I now understand why I'm getting few sales. I noticed that you used the large picture of the item you are selling. I didn't realize you could take the picture alone when using HubPages. Anyway, thanks again for this great information.


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Maralexa 4 years ago from Vancouver, Canada and San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

Thanks again, WryLilt for an excellent hub. I appreciate your great ideas. The idea of writing for Amazon sales is smart. I can separate my creative writing and my sales writing. Also, I understand what you are saying about not expecting the same return from "how to" and "guide to" hubs.

Voted up and useful - this means your article is extremely awesome to me!


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P FOR PEONY 4 years ago

Useful information! I'll be trying my hand a a couple of sales hubs with these tips in mind (:


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old albion 4 years ago from Lancashire. England.

Such a helpful hub. Thank you for your guidance. Nothing beats experience.

Graham.


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moneytoplist 4 years ago

I can confirm your words. I have written informational hubs only so far. With about 1,000 readers I have only one click on amazon links.


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WryLilt 4 years ago from Toowoomba, Australia Author

Yes, that's right. When published, the adverts will automatically appear top right, in the position most likely to get clicks.


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loued51 4 years ago

Is the idea of first text capsule 100-135 words, a deliberate strategy to allow room for Google ads alongside, at the top??


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hinazille 4 years ago from Dominica (West Indies, The Caribbean) :D

great hub outlining the basics. I have no real sales hubs, so I will try my hand at writing one using your tips.... 5 sales out of approx. 150 visits is a good conversion rate...


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tirelesstraveler 4 years ago from California

Good ideas, voted up and useful


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vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

This is a well-organized, easy to understand hub and I hope to put your suggestions into practice. Thank you!


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thoughtdump 4 years ago

Appreciate this hub! I am looking to make some money on here as well as write about things I enjoy. What a good way to start! Thanks!


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SnapHappy 5 years ago from U.S.A.

Thank you for very useful information!


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Rob Winters 5 years ago

Up and Useful from me Wrylilt. I've been considering doing a couple of amazon sales hubs - so this is very helpful :-)


raymond1489 5 years ago

Excellent information. I will give Amaqzon a try.


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Peter Owen 5 years ago from West Hempstead, NY

Good suggestions.


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dablufox 5 years ago from Australia

Top shelf info, thank you very much for sharing your knowledge and experience.

If you have any other hubs that provide this sort of info I will track them down!


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jrcemail 5 years ago

That's a very useful tip, now my head needs to rest because there are so many golden nuggets from so many hubbers who are doing well!


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WryLilt 5 years ago from Toowoomba, Australia Author

Yes Dstiteler, I would recommend sales hubs over Adsense hubs, when it comes to making money.

Why? Simple - because sales hubs ARE Adsense hubs. Many of the sites advertised on Adsense are related to items - from spring mattresses through to coffee makers. I find I have higher earnings on my sales hubs than on my informational hubs.


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Dstiteler 5 years ago from cypress, Tx

I love your writing style! Very informative hub! Would you recommend sale hubs over adsense hubs?


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MehreenM 5 years ago from Pakistan

This was like an ocean enclosed in a nutcase. SUCH HIGH VALUE, I'd have to come back and read this hub again. You definitely hit home with your candour, WryLilt. I'd be reading your other hubs as soon as I get time.


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ebookshack 5 years ago from Canada

I have been one of those hubbers who lurks around reading other people's hubs more than getting to work on my own. I have written purely informational hubs so far as I did not know how to go about writing a sales one.

With your useful tips, I think I am ready to start trying my hand at it. Now all I need to do is come up with something to write about. lol.

thanks for your help. I would love to start making some money from this as my adsense earnings in the last 2 years have been rather pitiful to say in the least.


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adjunct 5 years ago from The Big Easy

I've just started writing sales Hubs. This information is very valuable. Your advice about titles is excellent!


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Sparhawke 5 years ago from Manchester

Now this is awesome, last night I wrote one for Cat boots to see if I could do anything and wish I had seen this hubpage first! lol


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Neverletitgo 5 years ago from Minneapolis, MN

Thank you, this is very nice hub with great advise and will apply your advise.I voted up+useful.

Abdi


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TinasTreasures 5 years ago from California

I wasn't making much with Amazon, but in the month of December I was pleasantly shocked by the amount I did on Amazon. So now I'm planning on wirting more product hubs ready for next Christmas.


UrsulaRose 5 years ago

As a relative-newbie just scratching the surface on all things Hubpages related, I am ever so grateful that I took some 'mum time' today to just 'browse the Hubpages forum' instead of adding to my hub-collection.

If I had not I would most probably not come across this ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS Hubpage written by a fellow-Aussie.

Talk about dotting the i's and crossing the t's for me.

It's one thing to write about the things/interests that you like but if there is an opportunity to make money (no matter how big or small) then it should also be given due consideration as well.

Thank you for sharing your knowledge, it is very much appreciated and I for one will certainly be putting it to good use real soon. :-)


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Bel Marshall 5 years ago from Michigan

I have been trying to figure out the secret to Amazon... this helps bunches!

Thank you for sharing this information.


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andyoz 5 years ago from UK

An excellent write up, I may start giving this a try. Thanks for the advice.


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Sunnyglitter 5 years ago from Cyberspace

I used to feel like I was "selling out" too, so I know what you mean. I found your article very helpful. Thanks.


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ChuckHuckaby 5 years ago from USA

Very nice hub. I'm going to link to it from my blog. I hope it sends you some decent traffic!


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Peggy W 5 years ago from Houston, Texas

Definitely bookmarking this hub for future reference. I have just started dabbling with Amazon and while most of my hubs are not sales directed, I added Amazon capsules to my existing hubs and made 24 sales this month. Will be getting my very first Amazon payment! Thanks for this good information.


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Valeed 5 years ago from Pakistan

Oh Thanks! great info dear will be doing this stuff for sure. From last few days I was thinking of this and here I am reading your hub that has great tips :)

Thanks alo, I will be bookmarking this hub :)


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evvy_09 5 years ago from Athens, AL

Now I need to go rework the few sales hubs I made. Great tips and voted up!


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MyMastiffPuppies 5 years ago

Great info! It is so difficult when just starting to realize how to use Amazon. Sometimes you need these tips and reminders even after you have been writing awhile. Thanks for the excellent hub, voted up, useful and awesome!


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GmaGoldie 5 years ago from Madison, Wisconsin

I always learn something new from you. Writing for sales is something I know I must master. I have bookmarked this for further review. Excellent!

Voted up - way up!


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travelespresso 5 years ago from Somewhere in this exciting world.

Good work WL. I too avoided sales hubs for awhile but I now have a handful and they are earning. You've given me many more ideas - thanks so much.


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shogan 5 years ago from New England

Thank you, Wry. I also feel a tension between writing creatively and writing for sales. Your article helped me reconcile that. I really appreciate it.


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Karanda 5 years ago from Australia

You've given me some food for thought here. I am reluctant to write sales hubs for that fear of selling out as a writer. But given that I've yet to write that bestseller, I might have to bookmark this and try out your ideas.


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samsons1 5 years ago from Tennessee

Up and useful! What an inspiring hub well written with lots of information. This is surely worth a trial and simple enough for even me to attempt...


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sofs 5 years ago

Excellent hub Wry, well written crisp and to the point! Thanks for sharing!


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Vancouver Realtor 5 years ago from Vancouver, B.C.

I don't have good Amazon experience with Hub pages (Squidoo worked much better for me), however I guess it's my fault.


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tlpoague 5 years ago from USA

Great advice! I have been having a hard time getting into the mode of writing for sales vs. writing for creativity. I will have to bookmark this hub for future reference. Thanks!


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WryLilt 5 years ago from Toowoomba, Australia Author

Hi David, I mean do not use pictures that are not related to what you are trying to sell. For instance there's no point putting a picture of a blue hammock on a hub that is only selling yellow, red and green hammocks.


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David 470 5 years ago from Pennsylvania, United States

Thank you, I still have yet to venture on making amazon hubs seriously.

On regards to putting up pictures though - Do you mean do not use pictures of the item, or do not use pictures that are not related to what your trying to sell?


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xixi12 5 years ago from Everywhere but here. In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. You can never be truly free till you have the discipline to manage it.

So grateful for this hub, another tip to note is that when selecting items to display from amazon, pick items that have between 4-5 star ratings to convince and encourage the buyer even more. Thanks for sharing.


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simeonvisser 5 years ago

Very nice. I think I'll focus on getting my Google AdSense earning first before I move on to sales hubs. However it's good to see that all the information is out there in hubs like this one.


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karhubpages 5 years ago from India

Thanks for the great tips. Actually I am looking forward to increase my Amazon revenue and your hub came at a right time.

Thanks once again.


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funride 5 years ago from Portugal

So true... you delivered great tips for those learning how to write product hubs. I had some sales from informative hubs too but the product reviews are the ones where most sales came from. Thumbs up ;)


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emdi 5 years ago

Great hub. I want to implement some of the ideas that you mentioned, in my hubs too.

Thank you for sharing.


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IndikaT 5 years ago from Kandy,Sri Lanka

Really good information. voted up. I myself want to write a product hub now. Thanks for sharing..


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okmom23 5 years ago from Midwest, U.S.A.

Great step by step instructions, bookmarked, and voted up! Thank you for the useful information, I just joined Amazon Affiliates.


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SteveoMc 5 years ago from Pacific NorthWest

Just got a payout from Amazon, I am looking for a few good tips. I am trying to get this going a little more. Thanks for the clear steps to follow, I was surprised that I already follow some of them. Thanks once again for your knowledgeable instructions.


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KoffeeKlatch Gals 5 years ago from Sunny Florida

WryLilt, what an abundance of terrific information. I am bookmarking so I can go over all of your great information at a slower pace. Rated up and useful.


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DavePrice 5 years ago from Sugar Grove, Ill

You got me right where I'm at. I'm still hovering on the fence of creative writing vs sales writing, but this hub is a great encouragement, thanks


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Spacey Gracey 5 years ago from Essex, UK

Good work Wry - and well done on all the top feedback you have had so far.


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Wesman Todd Shaw 5 years ago from Kaufman, Texas

Good information here.


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richtwf 5 years ago

Great food for thought and thanks for sharing these ideas. This is something I might have to look at more closely and the information here I am sure will come in handy.

Cheers for sharing!


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SmartAndFun 5 years ago from Texas

Thank you for this hub. I have just started writing Amazon hubs. I've written maybe 2 or 3 but did so blindly, without any helpful information like you've given me here. I hope to write more Amazon hubs, and more effective ones, now. Thank you!


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Tigercrab 5 years ago

I always wanted to write an Amazon sales hub but never got started. With the tips here, I'm sure I'm going to put up one soon. Thanks.


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PurpleOne 5 years ago from Canada

Excellent tips! I'm still at the stage where I feel kind of awkward about writing sales hubs but I agree that it does get easier the more you do it. :)


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lindajot 5 years ago from Willamette Valley - Oregon

Thanks for another great informational hub! I've been working on some sales hubs, and you've given some nice help!


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ReuVera 5 years ago from USA

Very inspiring too. Though, my preference is to write informational and based only on my experience hubs (which are for my own pleasure), but for the aim of selling I would take this hub as a basic information for action.

From my own experience, none of my pure Amazon hubs are selling noticeably well (apparently I have to rethink them according to this hub), but surprisingly and out of the rule, two of my review hubs (not really aimed for sales purpose, just a review) gave me nice amount of sales for a some period of time.

But great hub, thank you for sharing your experience.


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wilderness 5 years ago from Boise, Idaho

Some good advice here, Wry - thanks!

I only recently began writing sales hubs and seeing some results - this hub should help increase both numbers.


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Mikeydoes 5 years ago from Fl,IL,IND

If I had 10,000 of these, I'd never work again. Great job Wry! Pay attention to this hub if you know what is good for you!


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Autumn Lynn 5 years ago from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Great hub! So much information presented so clearly. I will be using all of these tips without a doubt. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is a generous thing to do.


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shazwellyn 5 years ago from Great Britain

Wow! Class act! Voted up :)


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Laura Philips 5 years ago

Nice hub and very useful information, I love the Amazon affiliate program andhave had some success implementing it in my hubs sinceI joined but I have always tried to make my hubs to not seem overly sales like so I have avoided terms like "buy" and "cheap" but after reading this hub I think I will try your tips to see if I can incrrase my sales. I had my highest day with Amazon last week, 21 sales in one day!

Thanks for the great information


cookingdiva 5 years ago

WL,

Great tips! That is under 30 minutes! I do amazon sale on my blog and have good success there so I agree. Another thing is to pick high priced item over $100, but little sales also add up to 6% rate.


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schoolgirlforreal 5 years ago from USA

Nice hub really nice info, and I've never known anything about amazon, selling hubs before


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katrinasui 5 years ago

This is a great hub, very useful for me. I am not using amazon capsules in my hubs but i think i should start using them.


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Betty Reid 5 years ago from Texas

Fantastic hub! I have included dozens of Amazon capsules in my hubs, and nothing ever sells. I will try a sales hub soon.


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lorlie6 5 years ago from Bishop, Ca

This is awesome stuff, WryLilt. You've knocked it out of the park!


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WryLilt 5 years ago from Toowoomba, Australia Author

Thanks guys. I've been meaning to do this for awhile, since I have all these small tips floating around in my brain and finally the fear of being seen as a 'newbie' has been overcome by wanting to share all I've learnt!


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America

Hey Wry, I've bookmarked it, so I'll always have access to it. You did an outstanding job for 30 minutes of work. This will help lots of people. Thank you. :)


TopUniverse 5 years ago

So far I don't have any amazon sales hub in turn this hub helps me how to make one. I like the way you presented the hub, straight to the point as what to do for getting some traffic and sales.

I bookmarked and rated up.

Thanks WryLilt


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habee 5 years ago from Georgia

Great tips here, Wry! Now I need to re-think some of my sales hubs. lol. Rated up!


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Shadesbreath 5 years ago from California

This is a great and essential "basics" hub. For having cranked this out in this contest, you really stuck a quality looking hub with great material too. Serious and mad props for awesomeness!


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onceuponatime66 5 years ago from USA IL

So much helpful information that I will start to go to the Learning Center. I need to watch the videos and learn what to do here. Thanks for writing these tips.

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