Congratulations! I am about to attempt selling on ebay for the second time, and hopefully this time I will have a better understanding of how to "sell."
Congratulations, Sally. Thanks for letting us know that it does happen!
Never lose faith. Miracles still do happen, even if it takes
years!! Now, you can go out and buy yourself that hot chocolate and a scone!
You bet ya! Jam and cream it is!
But, I would not get used to such luxuries. It just might be
another two years......well, you know, with the economy and
In fact it might be wise to take a photo of this extravagance.
It could be a lovely memory one day. Or, better yet, PROOF that these things really do exist. Ya know, we are still going around and around about UFOs and aliens. A simple photo would have put it all to rest.
Yes, I think a photo of your e-bay sale would be a very smart move.
Good for you sallybea! Ebay is one tough cookie to make sales from.
I have pretty good hopes now we have a Buy It Now Option. It was never going to work any other way unless clicks were counted.
Well done Sally. I have made money from eBay sales but still nothing from Amazon, so go figure.
That is interesting - why would that be? I have pretty regular sales from Amazon. I do need to get back to adding more e-Bay ads to my hubs - as I removed them when they were failing so badly. Early days, I think e-Bay sales are a little more lucrative thus far.
It makes it worth while when you get an actual sale!! I recently got one that paid me $26!!!!! Seriously!!! I could not believe it.
donotfear: We aren't supposed to disclose earnings. Just go back and edit your post, taking out actual earnings. Congrats on your humongous sale!
What sort of items do you sell on Ebay. I assume that it is "Buy it Now" products and not auctions. I have never looked into Ebay, since people were complaining of no sales for as long as I have been here.
We have a new Buy It Now feature for e-Bay. All your ads should relate specifically to subject or product you are writing about. Many of my hubs are related to a niche subject but there is no reason why you can't write on your own specific hobby or interest. Gear your ads to these subjects and place your ad next to where you are writing about the product.
I have sold a few eBay and Amazon items on my Hubs. I'm not setting an records but I do appreciate the extra bucks. I really try to find Amazon/eBay (Buy-It-Nows from Powersellers) that really go with the Hub.
dougwest1: I have never sold and eBay item, but the mention of power sellers gave me an idea to try. I try to only use the buy it now rather than strictly auction buying.
I have only ever made a couple of eBay sales and these I felt were more luck than intent as the buyer had to win the auction etc. Thank you for mentioning to option to use Buy it now from power sellers. This knowledge may make it easier to actually get some conversions going. I had not realized that this was a possibility being new from Squidoo!
The Buy It Now option only uses this option - no auction items as far as I am aware.
by Sally Gulbrandsen 9 years ago
When was the last time you earned anything from placing an e-Bay Ad?I sometimes wonder why I bother placing e-Bay ads on my Hubs.. In the two years I have been writing here, I have never received one dime, Is it as likely as my landing on the moon?
by Randy Godwin 11 years ago
I'm trying to expunge my account of all EBay products since I just realized they don't pay a commission and instead only pay pennies on large sales. Is there an easier method than going hub to hub and deleting them? ...
by OregonWino 13 years ago
So I had decided not to put any more Amazon modules on my hubs as I was not seeing any sales etc from them...then I login today for the first time ina couple of weeks and I had sold a chainsaw and a bunch of romance novels....what the heck? Hehe, none of my hubs have anything to do with...
by 02SmithA 15 years ago
I wanted to hear from some of the more experienced hubbers and see if the amazon and ebay affiliate programs make very much for them? I assume that they end up being very little of your overall earnings, but I wondered if they are worthwhile. Thanks!
by Melanie Casey 9 years ago
Has anyone made much money from eBay sales on Hubpages?
by CASE1WORKER 12 years ago
Oh what a wonderful morning. As usual this morning I checked my adsense earnings which were up! but then I checked amazon- all i have ever had is clicks and there it was.... someone has ordered something.... I know it has to be delivered and I know it could be returned and I know I will have to...
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