Amazon or Ebay? Which One is Better?

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  1. mjkamrul profile image52
    mjkamrulposted 3 years ago

    Hello Dear Hubbers,

    I'm somewhat in confusion while placing Amazon or Ebay capsule in my hubs because I don't know well from which program I can be benefited much. Do people like to buy something from Amazon? or Ebay in most cases? Any trick?

    1. Kylyssa profile image96
      Kylyssaposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Since I usually recommend books for further reading on the issue, Amazon is the natural choice.  I do have a few eBay modules on a few hubs but I usually only use them when I can't really find the thing I want to recommend or show on Amazon.

    2. Marisa Wright profile image96
      Marisa Wrightposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      There is no difference.  What's important is, where can YOU find the best product relevant to your subject?

  2. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 3 years ago

    Unlike my hubs, your hub topics do indeed seem to be conducive to placing amazon capsules. I'll defer to others as to the nuances of such.

  3. Joel Diffendarfer profile image94
    Joel Diffendarferposted 3 years ago

    My viewpoint has changed over the last couple of weeks.  I believe first, it depends on the motivation behind your writing.  At first, I looked at using my articles to "sell" a product so that in turn, I would create a residual income effect.  Now, however, I am concentrating more on the quality of my writing and trying to establish content that is both entertaining and useful.  If my content motivates a reader to buy a related product, that's a bonus.  I do a lot of Hub Hopping and am quickly turned off by the blatent sales pitch...As far as which is a better module to use, I am more inclined to use an Amazon product because unlike Ebay, more often the product that represents my content is more likely to remain constant.  I also like that with Amazon, my readers can further explore the subject and are provided with customer reviews.  Good question.

  4. mjkamrul profile image52
    mjkamrulposted 3 years ago

    That's the point actually. I didn't get any sale yet through ebay capsule but amazon. So I think I should leave ebay if amazon product is available.

    1. Dressage Husband profile image78
      Dressage Husbandposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I have sold about 5 to 1 Amazon to eBay if that helps. eBay they have to win the bid or buy outright for you to be paid. Amazon a sale is a sale.

  5. a beautiful mess profile image98
    a beautiful messposted 3 years ago

    I only ever use Amazon. I'm not sure about Ebay, but I've gotten from 7 to 31 buys a month since August with Amazon. Good thing is that they don't even have to purchase what you've linked to. I've someone buy a $99 steak sampler, when all I write about is hair and crafts.

  6. LuisEGonzalez profile image85
    LuisEGonzalezposted 3 years ago

    Amazon is better and keep in mind that Ebay now pays for direct sales and only if the bid is won during a specific time period.

    1. Marisa Wright profile image96
      Marisa Wrightposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      ...but eBay capsules now show Buy It Now products not auction products.

  7. mjkamrul profile image52
    mjkamrulposted 3 years ago

    So you mean, if someone clicks on your specific amazon product module and finally purchase another product from amazon then you'll be benefited. Am I right? If it happens then what you used? Amazon module or your own Amazon affiliate ID?

    1. a beautiful mess profile image98
      a beautiful messposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      As long as they buy after clicking on your Amazon link, you get some money from it! I just use the Amazon modules. I do have an affiliate code, but I don't use it for anything - just put the capsules in my hubs!

    2. Rock_nj profile image93
      Rock_njposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      That is correct.  If someone clicks onto Amazon via one of the links in your Hubs, all of their purchases are credited towards you.  A couple of times I got lucky when someone went on a shopping spree and purchased a lot of things from Amazon, rather than just one item.  I think Amazon is a stronger brand, and as others have said, a sale is a sale, no bidding.  Also, the product reviews help.

  8. LindaSmith1 profile image61
    LindaSmith1posted 3 years ago

    Sales from here are hit and miss.  I just saw where I had 5 Amazon sales yesterday from my own web site.  Nothing every from Ebay

  9. Michellerdgz profile image34
    Michellerdgzposted 3 years ago

    i use Amazon personally, its really good for me.

  10. LindaSmith1 profile image61
    LindaSmith1posted 3 years ago

    beautiful mess: You only put your Amazon affiliate code in the earnings program spot or you join the HP amazon program and HP puts the code in their code they have for you.  That is all you have to do other than add products with them.  You can earn upward to 8.5 percent with HP Amazon program, and with your own affiliate account it starts at 4 percent then goes up according to number of sales that month.

  11. LindaSmith1 profile image61
    LindaSmith1posted 3 years ago

    I have listed Amazon product and then listed the same product on Ebay that is cheaper or if they have the same thing that is in used condition.

  12. Beaddoodler profile image73
    Beaddoodlerposted 3 years ago

    I use both modules, but I've found that I get more orders from Amazon.  I guess it depends on the product and the reader.

  13. Sherry Hewins profile image96
    Sherry Hewinsposted 3 years ago

    I have never made a penny from eBay, but I do get the odd dollar from Amazon sales.

  14. Michellerdgz profile image34
    Michellerdgzposted 3 years ago

    me too same like you sherry

 
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