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Shopping Online Addiction

Updated on February 8, 2015

Products from Sandyspider Gifts on Zazzle

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Online Shopping Craze

While typing in online shopping on Google, I came up with about 619,000,000 results. This market is huge. Amazon is just one of the many online shopping sites. It started out as a small online bookstore and now has products for just about anything your heart desires.

Department stores, specialty gift shops, sports, apparel, shoes, books and the product list goes on. Internet shopping is big business. No reason to leave your home, just order online.

Auction sites can offers some good deals. Many other gift sites have items that you would not find elsewhere. Print on demand shops is a huge marketplace. Customize your own product for that special someone and mail it off to him or her in just a few clicks.

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Online Affiliate Netpreneur

Commission Made as an Affiliate

Possibilities are Endless

Besides spending money online for shopping, we can also make commissions as affiliates too many popular sites and not as well known sites. You can sell just about anything online as an affiliates. All you need to do is sign up on their site. Some will give you approval right away; others will have to approve you. Commission can be anywhere from 4% to 50% or more. Social networks like HubPages will split the sales to Amazon and eBay with you. Some networks will share the sales 50/50. While HubPages is set different with 60/40, when you use the capsules and in the Ad program. 60% of the time the sells will come to you. Selling directly from your Amazon ID, you can make anywhere from 4% to 8%. This based on how many items that you are able to sell as an affiliate during the course of the month. I have noticed that the percentage can be higher yet when I do have a sell through the Ad program without my Amazon ID.

Selling on Amazon

Starting an Online Store Guide Books - It is fun and easy

Share Amazon Commission with HubPages - Easy to Do

Unless you are a heavy seller on Amazon, this is a good partnership. With my Sandyspider account on HubPages I have always let it stay only with my own affiliate ID. But with this account I decided to give it my all with the AD program and I am pleased. As mentioned above 60% of the time it will go to me in the AD program when I use the HubPages capsules. They alternate the revenue.

Pen or Pencil Holders Using the Amazon Capsule

Great Gift Ideas for Dad

Decorative Light Switch Plates aStore

Amazon aStores and What Is It

It is a shop created in your associate account on Amazon. Called aStores for Amazon Stores. Pick a niche and start adding Amazon products to your site. Amazon allows you to add up to 100 aStores. I had planned to make an aStore for many different products on Amazon. This will make it easy for someone to find custom made light switch plates or unique decorative clocks.

Providing a person can find your aStore!

As much as I would love to show you all my aStores, there is a two links limit on here. But if you can view the link below the two stores listed here.

Here are two of those aStores:

Decorative Light Switch Plates - Favorite Light Switch Covers

One of a kind decorative light switch plates for anywhere in your home.

Sandy's Cooking Corner - Soups & Stews

As a person who loves to cook. These are some delicious cookbooks just for soups and stews. Plus more recipes for the crock pot and more.

Find more Amazon and aStores here

eBay Headquarters

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eBay Stores - Have Your Own Store on eBay

For a monthly fee, you can have your own eBay store right on the auction site. Many of these shopkeepers swear that the income coming in outweighs the fee.

On HubPages you can sign up to make money on the Ad program when selling eBay products in your articles. No need to have your own store for this.

My Online Print on Demand Gift Shops

3Drose and Sandy

Shown are some great gift ideas for only $9.99, with the key chains below and many other gifts on 3DRose. It is just one of many "print on demand" gift shops online. Many of their products are viewed on Amazon.

Find the complete list of all products to the left of the 3DRose page. Then when you click the links to those, the individual product index page will open up. Sandy Mertens is 3/4s down the pages with the various designs on gift items.

As posted on the 3DRose site: 30 Day Money Back Guarantee: If you are not totally satisfied with our product you can return it for a full refund minus the shipping cost. Please note personalized items can’t be returned.

Key Chain Designs by Sandy

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Key Chains Sets on 3DRose

These are the three pages where you can find the key chains shown above. The last one is not clickable due to link limitations here. But you can scroll 3/4s down the key chain page on 3DRose until you find the product page link that has the name listed below.

Sandy Mertens Funny Quotes - Key Chain

Sandy Mertens Hawaii Travel Designs - Key Chains

Sandy Mertens Vintage Flower Art - Key Chain (scroll down the product page on 3DRose for this).

As posted on the 3DRose site: 30 Day Money Back Guarantee: If you are not totally satisfied with our product you can return it for a full refund minus the shipping cost. Please note personalized items can’t be returned.



Great Gift Ideas on Amazon

Amazon Associates

Use Your Affiliate ID and Add These to You Page - Better Yet, Find Some Great Gifts to Buy

Consider adding products listed under Sandy Mertens on Amazon to your Amazon modules, articles, blogs, and websites or where ever you promote products.

Find Sandy Mertens under the individual products in 3DRose.com. Here are most of those products on 3DRose: Aprons, Caps, Coasters, Coffee Gift Basket, Desk Clock, Framed Tile, Greeting Cards, Iron On Heat Transfers, Key Chains, Light Switch Covers, Mouse Pads, Mugs, Ornaments, Porcelain Plates, Quilt Squares, Sweatshirts, Napkin Holders, Pen Holders, Tiles, Tote Bags, Trivets, T-Shirts, Wall Clocks, and Water Bottles.

Shirts on CafePress

The eagle with the flag is the most popular
The eagle with the flag is the most popular | Source

Shopping on CafePress

CafePress was my first print on demand shop that I started with. It started out good. As with many places online, their rules had changed to their advantage. Many people do well with selling on CafePress. For me, I find it harder to make money than I do on Zazzle. Here are two places where you can find my products on. Just click on the links below.

Tee Shirt Connection (The eagle shirt is found here)

HAVE D.U.M.B. MERCHANDISE : I have D.U.M.B

Search to find these on CafePress. They are not clickable on here.

Border Collie Election Gifts

Election Canine Merchandise - CafePress

Election Canine Merchandise: German Shepherd

Special Gifts From Zazzle

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Making Money and Buying Unique Gifts on Zazzle

Zazzle is another print on demand online store where you upload your images to put on products. Then promote those products to make a commission from. You can set your commission but with Zazzle prefers if you keep it low. As an affiliate you can make 15% when selling from your link on another website or blog.

I started Zazzle the following year after CafePress. I do enjoy it much better. Like all online ventures their rules changed for bonuses. Selling my own products produces extra bonuses when I sold over a certain about. The money was good. Then they changed the bonuses to fit products sold as a referral to other shopkeepers. For some this may have been good. But for me, it has cut my money to a smaller percentage of what I use to make.

Still Zazzle is addictive and another way to make money online.

Find All my Zazzle Shops Here

Shop Names on Zazzle - Find these through the link above.

AtoZunme Gifts - Fancy Fonts, personalized names and monograms

Expressiveart Gifts - Colorful stripes, funky art, colorful patterns

Fabpeople Gifts - Famous people dead and alive that has the right to use their images

Funnyjokes Gifts - Humor in designs, quotes and off the wall ideas

Galaxyofstars Gifts - Photo images of space, Nebulas and the galaxy

Kingdomofanimals Gifts - Wild and domestic animals

Sandyspider Gifts – View Here

Main shop with a little of everything

TravelDestinations Gifts - Travel photos of the 50 states of USA. Some other countries as well.

Writeartlogos Gifts - Special items for writers and businesses (still developing)

Youphotoit Gifts - Image frames to add your photo to for the holidays and other times. Certificates and more.

More Sandyspider Gifts on Zazzle

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      Ruthi 5 years ago

      Sandy, this is a great lens full of links for those of us who are addicted to shopping online! Thank you! And, I'm adding this to the plexo on my Window Shopping lens.

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      Rhonda Albom 5 years ago from New Zealand

      Wow Sandy, I get tired just reading about all the work you do. Great page on shopping addictions. Reading your opening stats, it really is amazing anyone ever finds us.

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      Grandma-Marilyn 5 years ago

      Thank you for this lens, Sandy. I added a few of my shops.

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      ElizabethJeanAl 5 years ago

      I love to shop online

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      sherridan 5 years ago

      This has some interesting ideas for earning money - my eBay addiction costs a fortune, so it would be good to get some back!

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      Debra Allen 2 years ago from West By God

      These are great ideas. I have an Amazon aStore too. How did you get so many products on the pages without having to have a capsule for each one?

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      Sandy Mertens 2 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Lady Guinevere It has been so long since I made these, I would have backtrack to figure out how I did it all.

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      GrammieOlivia 2 years ago

      you make me dizzy with all the different areas that you are working. I'm having trouble with one or two.....

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      Sandy Mertens 2 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      GrammieOlivia Believe me, I often feel dizzy.

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