I was checking my Amazon account and saw I've sold a few pretty big items.
1. $481.99 earned $19.28
2. $277.7 earned $11.11
3. $68.99 earned $11.04 (4 of the same item)
4. $17.35 earned $14.52 (12 of the same item)
I've sold over $5000 worth of product this month so far, of course my earnings equals much less.
The highest Amazon revenue that I got for one item was around $155 - sadly that doesn't happen very often!
I've got a couple of items that sell pretty regularly in the $1,000 range.
Wow... I wish... I was thinking my $400 product was good. Ha
Sunforged, I think it all depends on how the product is classified. Sometimes you can find electronics in other categories other than electronics, which is where you can earn more than the 4%.
Nice! I sold a camera the other day for around $400 - my highest (one item) sale so far. I was quite disappointed, however, when I realized that you only get 4% for electronics!
Select "Performance" as your payment structure and you will receive between 4% and 8.5% commissions depending on how many referrals(sales) you get from Amazon.
I sell, on average, 6 cameras a month. Some at the beginning only get the 4% commission but then the rate goes up. The cool thing is, I don't have to sell 6 cameras to get out of the 4% range I can sell 6 gumballs and I move up.
Since we're sharing My highest sold item was a $3500 generator and I think I was at a 6% commission rate.
My biggest selling item to date was that greenhouse back in January. As it was the only thing I sold I only got 4% commission, but sales are steadily creeping up and I have just passed the $100 payout threshold. Not great seeing that includes the $55 for that greenhouse! But hey its going in the right direction at last!
I'm just not in your class yet, hubbers. I made my first Amazon sale last month, netting 20 cents. This month, though, I've already sold about $250 worth, for $10 net, so it's going up.
Y'all better keep moving; the wilderness is slowly encroaching on civilization!
I just joined hubpages and I'm not sure how to check my earnings from amazon. Do I look on my amazon account page?
I do have a flow of amazon sells from other sources and yes, it's great to get those big ticket items. Congrats on your success!
Electronics are supposed to be 4% but if you find electronics items from 3rd parties they can be often categorized elsewhere and will not be subject to the 4% cap.
Ive sold numerous $300PS3's that appeared in the games category for 7%
If its an electronic and they called it a plant its still teh same product and it no longer gets capped
I think Ryan pointed this out once - It happens to me by accident.
That makes sense, but there's a lot of luck involved, no?
you could intentionally look for alternative categorized products
I do not - if you have a successful electronics hub, the potential +4% commission may be worth your time
It is possible to look for electronics in other categories, and THEN write a hub about them
Yes Sunforged it was me that pointed that out. I discovered this early on in my time on Hubpages and now make sure that I have a look for each product in other categories.
Generally non-specialist items such as headphones, cables, the occassional MP3 player etc, are listed in multiple categories. Only one of them categories can be electronics of course
I have even found an Amazon.com in the wrong category before, obviously an input error...
Very true. I did once sell something that was in a different category than electronics and sold 3 at once at $250ish a pop, getting my regular commission which was 6.5% that month. That was pretty cool. That reminds me that I need to write a hub on that product!
I have some regular 350-400 dollar ones. I sold some camera equipment today (total luck, I certainly don't market camera ANYTHING) and that was a nice haul.
I have sold a product that earned me over $100 before, my most last month earned me $60.
I've been getting on average one one hundred dollar day a month lately, selling products in the 2,500 - 3,000 range. I think my best was something like $129 commission.
This month is going to be the best yet, especially if I make to the 7% threshold!
My biggest commission was around $45. That's rare for me as I don't target products over $50ish. I usually sell one or two $25 commissions a month, between kindles or mini-laptops. Other than that, my commissions are small but I have good volume.
My biggest Amazon commission has been $19.50 for an Xbox, although the purchaser also invested in a few games and a second controller, as well as some neat gadget on pre-order for $100 which as things stand... is still on pre-order. Total commissions from that little spree were around $36. I got $9.83 for a used slot machine when I was still only reaching the 6% tier.
As things stand, the Xbox 360 has been my only 'big ticket' item, and I wouldn't really call that 'big ticket' more 'medium ticket'. That said, I don't really attempt to shift big ticket. If I can sell enough small tag stuff to reach 8% in the future then I may well attempt to sell some bigger items to capitalise on the good commissions. For now I am concentrating on reaching those upper tiers, and big ticket items aren't going to help too much towards that.
I have items which make me $0.00 commissions, and I love them, they all count towards pushing me up a tier.
by William Mahaffy4 years ago
My first commission was a whopping .28 cents. Someone clicked on one of my links, and then bought a part for a Braun electric shaver. The link came on a website that was completely unrelated to the item...
by ryankett6 years ago
Somebody watched a movie on demand via one of my capsules, and Amazon gives you 10% for that! I wouldn't really know how to get more people to watch movies, other than movie reviews, but that is still pretty sweet...
by Glen7 years ago
I've noticed that there's an ebay item currently on one of mine that has a price tag of $126,995.00Personally I wouldn't pay that much to spend a night with Mark Knowles.Just kidding! It's a Buy It Now price on a CNC...
by Marisa Wright3 years ago
eBay is changing its affiliate scheme in October and there is one HUGE change which has been sneaked in.Their cookie is now a 24-hour cookie, same as Amazon. For Hubbers, that makes eBay effectively worthless and...
by Susana S2 years ago
That's one of my highest value sales ever. Lovely jubbly
by Eric Dockett3 years ago
I noticed Amazon products displayed in the skyscraper ad on the right of my page. I also noticed it was displaying the exact same products I had listed in my Hub, further down. I'm sure I've seen Amazon ads...
Copyright © 2016 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.