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Made my FIRST Amazon Sale!

  1. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Hey Hubberville,

    I am taking part in the 60 Day Challenge to learn more and increase revenue.

    And two days ago I received my first order and today it was shipped! smile big_smile

    I've just started creating sales hubs, and from one that was written on Sept. 10, 2010 during the challenge is where the sale came from.

    I know my first sale isn't much to share and the commission isn't the greatest, but it's made money, which means it's to be repeated if it happens once. smile big_smile

    I want to say thank you to all the people who helped increase my knowledge during the 60 Day Challenge. It's been fun so far and we have yet to get to the promotion aspect of the challenge.

    Oh well, that's it.

    Cagsil

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      kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Congrats indeed, wow! smile

    2. Living In Paris profile image62
      Living In Parisposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      May it be the first of many. Congratulations to you!

    3. Ivorwen profile image83
      Ivorwenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations!  I know how exciting it is!

      1. Cagsil profile image61
        Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you Ivorwen. Always a pleasure to hear from you. smile big_smile

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      Richard Stephenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations Cags!  I remember well how good it feels.  I'm sure this one will be followed by many more!

      1. Cagsil profile image61
        Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you Richard. smile

    5. dutchman1951 profile image61
      dutchman1951posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Congrats...well done

      1. Cagsil profile image61
        Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you very much Dutchman. smile big_smile

  2. Lily Rose profile image82
    Lily Roseposted 6 years ago

    Congrats, Cags!  I remember how great that first sale felt!  You're right, now that the first one is done, more will come...best of luck!

  3. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you Lily.

    It was cool, considering the hub has only been up since the 10th of this month. And to make a sale in less than 2 weeks.

    That's why I happier than anything else. smile

  4. chinweike profile image49
    chinweikeposted 6 years ago

    Congtrats. I remember the kind of joy i was filled with the day i made my first sales.

    The only problem i now have with mazon is that most of the sales made are not being shipped. Sales made as far back as july has not been shipped till date.

    Except for this, amazon is reasonably coverting.

    Cheers!

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      kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      hello chin, it's been far too long.  good to see you, I must try and drop by later

      xo

      1. chinweike profile image49
        chinweikeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Oh Kim, i have been very busy lately. Glad to see you too!

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          kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          big_smile

          take time fir yourself, remember!

  5. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you. smile

    1. sofs profile image86
      sofsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Good going Cagsil, may look small but all big things have small beginnings!! way to Go!! Congrats, celebrate it!! smile

  6. Mutiny92 profile image86
    Mutiny92posted 6 years ago

    nice job Cags!  There will be plenty more where that came from!

  7. skyfire profile image73
    skyfireposted 6 years ago

    Congrats. smile

  8. lrohner profile image85
    lrohnerposted 6 years ago

    Congrats, and best wishes for many, many, many more!

  9. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you Kimberly, Sofs, Mutiny, Skyfire and Irohner. Much appreciated! smile

  10. prettydarkhorse profile image66
    prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago

    Hi CAGSIL, congrats, more more more more!

    1. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you kindly PDH. smile I'll take more more more more. lol

      How are you today? smile

      1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
        prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I am good, finishing my summary and hublog, Hope to finish by tomorrow and tweaking hubs, how about you?

        1. Cagsil profile image61
          Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          I am doing well. Tweaking hubs as well. smile But, had to share this because it was too cool. cool lol

          1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
            prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Yes, and congrats! I really wish you more sales and of course adsense, Talk to you later, I will go to my uncle Wally's.

  11. ross670daw profile image77
    ross670dawposted 6 years ago

    Good onya Cagsil, I hope you make many more mate. Well done

    1. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you Ross. smile



      @PDH, you take care and be safe lady! smile big_smile

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago

    hmmmm......

  13. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you Living in Paris. smile

  14. Anesidora profile image82
    Anesidoraposted 6 years ago

    Kudos Cags! Good for you, I didn't even see my first sale until weeks later, lol.

    Good job, they come much quicker after the first one, and amazon has a much lower payment threshold.

  15. Kidgas profile image79
    Kidgasposted 6 years ago

    Good for you, Cagsil.  I bet it won't be long and you will see several more sales.

  16. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    "Made my FIRST Amazon Sale!"

    Tell those slackers at Amazon I said hi. smile

  17. Spacey Gracey profile image76
    Spacey Graceyposted 6 years ago

    Congratulations - thats pretty quick from publishing to sale.

    Good luck battling the urge to check your Amazon account every day - I am terribly addicted and get quite grumpy if I can't log on at the time it updates smile

  18. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you everyone smile It was just too cool because of the quickness of it. smile

  19. PurpleOne profile image90
    PurpleOneposted 6 years ago

    Congrats! smile

    1. PaulaHenry1 profile image68
      PaulaHenry1posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Congrats Cagsil!!!!! Hopefully many more to come!

  20. OldSkoolFool profile image60
    OldSkoolFoolposted 6 years ago

    Does anyone know really how much you make off a Amazon sale? I heard it's very minimal.

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      ryankettposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      4%, 6%, 6.5%, 7%, 7.5%, 8%, 8.25%, or 8.5% dependant on what threshold you achieve. Many hubbers achieve 7%, at least a few achieve 8%.  Electronics are capped at 4% however, and laptops are capped at $25. Some items actually recieve 10% commission, including Kindle books and Videos On Demand. I believe that the commission for the Amazon Kindle is even greater than 10%!

      I would not call 7-8% "very minimal". The $25 that I recently got paid for a $2400 Apple Macbook Pro can be considered minimal however, as this works out at a fraction over 1%.

      1. OldSkoolFool profile image60
        OldSkoolFoolposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I have heard from large affiliates that own huge sites, that the basic commission is 3.5-6% on most toys/electronics/home goods. I imagine the kindle would pay more as of course the downloads because they are actually Amazon's products at that point.

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    Whikatposted 6 years ago

    That is awesome Cagsil smile  You are a great writer and a quick learner. This is just the beginning for your money to come rolling in. Great Job!

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    ryankettposted 6 years ago

    Congrats Cagsil, hopefully the first of many.

  23. CollegePrepU profile image59
    CollegePrepUposted 6 years ago

    Nice work for sure!

  24. saleheensblog profile image61
    saleheensblogposted 6 years ago

    wow that's great. As far as I remember you posted the link of you first sales hub few weeks ago in extreme hub makeover for critiques and now you are making money from it, awesome.

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      ryankettposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I can see 11 sales hubs out of his 12 latest hubs, so not neccessarily earning from that particular one wink

      1. saleheensblog profile image61
        saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I am caught yikes

  25. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you everyone. smile Very grateful for your kind words. smile big_smile

  26. Laura Philips profile image60
    Laura Philipsposted 6 years ago

    Congrats Cagsil, hope you have many more sales to come!

  27. Princessa profile image86
    Princessaposted 6 years ago

    Well done, the first sale in Amazon, the first Adsense payout, your first ebay pay, they are all very exiting and deserve a celebration.  Cheers for many, many more to come!

  28. sunforged profile image66
    sunforgedposted 6 years ago

    thats awesome,Im sure its just the beginning!

  29. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you Laura, Princessa and Sunforged. smile big_smile

  30. frogdropping profile image83
    frogdroppingposted 6 years ago

    Bloody well done cags - I'm well chuffed for you!

    It's brilliant when it works huh? You'll have more, the 60DC is a fab way to learn the ropes and was a great experience for me.

    Here's to your (increased) future (earning power) success big_smile

  31. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you Frog. smile big_smile

  32. europewalker profile image81
    europewalkerposted 6 years ago

    Congrats! I was shocked when I made my first sale. Hope there is more to come.

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago

    Cagsil, will you pretty please with icing on top buy me something including the priority shipping.  Not too be hinting but remember, I don't read or wear sweatsuits.  i pad?  Oh surprise me ok?  Your da best

    Congratulations Again!!!!!!!

    kimberly

    ps this area of merchandise is really cool ha cool

    http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/01/img10/jewelry/billboard-onsite/fall-bride-guide_bb._V185484589_.jpg

    lol

  34. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    lol lol lol lol lol

    Cute Kimberly. tongue

    But, Thank you again. smile big_smile

  35. Kangaroo_Jase profile image81
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 6 years ago

    Nicely done CAGSIL,

    It is a good feeling when you start to make sales. Shows that you have added value, or provided a solution to the needs (or in the case of entertainment, wants, lol) for someone.

    They start to come thick and fast after a while. big_smile

  36. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you Jase. smile It feels good. smile

  37. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 6 years ago

    Great job Cagsil - may there be many more to come.  To get one this early is pretty neat - it over a month to get my first sale.  I don't dare complain, though - Amazon is about 1/3 of my paltry income from HP.

    1. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Hey Wilderness, thank you very much. It was a pleasant surprise for it to come as quickly as it did, just because I was new to writing sales hubs. The hub had only been up less than 2 weeks, which was why I was so surprised. smile

  38. rmr profile image87
    rmrposted 6 years ago

    Congrats Cags! There are plenty more where that came from! I was in the first 60 DC, and that's when my Amazon sales started taking off. They have gotten better every month since.

    1. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you Rmr. I'm glad to hear that...because we haven't even started the promotion aspect of the 60 day challenge. We are doing tweak week right now. smile

  39. Lifeallstar1 profile image60
    Lifeallstar1posted 6 years ago

    Congrats Cagsil!! You're more than just a pretty face! wink

  40. bayoulady profile image81
    bayouladyposted 6 years ago

    Way to go! Whatever you did right..ya just gotta do it some more!Ha!I have just published my first truly sales hub. I know as I learn more I will have to tweak it, but at least it's a start.

  41. tulwave profile image59
    tulwaveposted 6 years ago

    Congrats, Isn't it a great feeling. I didn't use Amazon until a few months back and now the sales are flowing. The commission is rather low but people Will buy from Amazon and my sales numbers reflect that.  Remember the more you sell, the higher the commission. I usually end the month at 6.5% and that really isn't bad.

    Enjoy the success,
    Tulwave

    1. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you smile Welcome to the Forums btw. It's a pleasure to meet you.

      Thank you and It's good to know I'm not just a pretty face. smile big_smile tongue

      Thank you. I made most of my sales hubs in the same manner, except for layout. The wording worked out that way. Good luck with your newly made sales hub also. smile big_smile

  42. Pro Design Source profile image61
    Pro Design Sourceposted 6 years ago

    Cagsil - Awesome awesome news! I remember my first Amazon sale like it was yesterday ... okay so it was almost yesterday, but still. It is kind of surprising when you don't see a zero there anymore.

    Funny, my 1st sale had nothing to do with any of my hubs. The second sale was from a 1 day old sales hub though. That was sweet too.

    1. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you for stopping by Pro. smile Much appreciated. smile

      1. Andrew0208 profile image60
        Andrew0208posted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Congratulations Cagsil. I celebrate with you from this beginning. Many more sales are coming from Amazon. Mine has started snowballing. A pleasant week!

  43. TheLoanConsultant profile image61
    TheLoanConsultantposted 6 years ago

    Congrats!!! Make it happen bro!!!!

  44. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you Andrew and Consultant. smile

  45. Mighty Mom profile image90
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    So nice to see good things happen to great Hubbers!
    Congrats, Cags!

  46. Ohma profile image80
    Ohmaposted 6 years ago

    Well done Cags! Feels good huh?

  47. Cagsil profile image61
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    Thank you Mighty Mom smile I appreciate your kind words. smile




    @Ohma, yes it feels good. It was a huge surprise considering. Thank you. smile

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago

    I'm so excited!

    just checked with concierge, no package yet! hmm:

    It's early still.

    I'm so excited for me, <edit.> I mean you!

    remember when we lived in 'say anything in 3 words'

    And you always kept on saying when we were 4 months then 'wish for amazon' then 'just for kim'

    I knew who you'd become so today I say

    'you deserve it' 'maybe the most'

    but still I wait!  lol

    <note>  Not sure if this is english please use encrypted coding

    1. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      lol lol lol lol lol

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        kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I'm not laughing, lol

        poke

  49. Stevennix2001 profile image83
    Stevennix2001posted 6 years ago

    congratulations

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 6 years ago

    Cagsil  roll



    lol

 
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