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Amazon Poor This Year. Anyone Else?

  1. KeithTax profile image81
    KeithTaxposted 4 years ago

    Amazon has performed poorly this holiday season. There are plenty of clicks, but few purchases. eBay is growing ok and Google and HP ads are doing great. Just curious if others having the same experience.

  2. SimeyC profile image87
    SimeyCposted 4 years ago

    I'm going to be around the same as last year for November - I'm hoping that people are waiting until December to spend - I am seeing good sales on one product though, and as I just found a 'super' niche I'm trying to lever that niche to get me more sales!

  3. melbel profile image92
    melbelposted 4 years ago

    I've actually been doing fairly well, but who know how it will pan out compared to last year. Hopefully it will pick up for you, KeithTax. Here's to all of us doing well. smile

  4. Gordon Hamilton profile image98
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 4 years ago

    I'm actually the opposite, Keith, in that I have been doing consistently better on Amazon this year than I could ever have dreamed of before. The curious fact is, though, that the purchases are not things which I have actually included on my Hubs or blogs. They are, in fact, in many instances products I have never even heard of, obviously purchased by people entering the Amazon site through one of my links. I can't explain why this sudden upsurge has happened (especially as the products are not ones I have promoted) but obviously I'm not complaining...

    1. KeithTax profile image81
      KeithTaxposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      I've had similar experiences in the past. What is weird is that I have around the same number of clicks, but significantly fewer sales. Oh, well. eBay is starting to produce (and sell stuff) along with Google and HP ads. I higher than last year as long as you don't count Amazon. Perhaps the law of averages will work out.

      1. Gordon Hamilton profile image98
        Gordon Hamiltonposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Fingers crossed it picks up for you, Keith. Very little any of us can do about it in real terms other than hope... smile

  5. TheMagician profile image91
    TheMagicianposted 4 years ago

    I haven't really gotten involved enough with Amazon so far as I really only have one article with amazon links on it. Either way, unless people are looking to buy weird shaped ice cube trays, I'm SOL, haha tongue

    Hopefully things pick up for you!

  6. Richieb799 profile image65
    Richieb799posted 4 years ago

    I never really focused on Amazon, and I had a lot of orders last Xmas..but only 1 so far this year..It might because I removed a lot of Amazon capsules