Once upon a time you could have multiple items in an Amazon capsule, but they changed the rules. I still have a few older hubs that have multiple items, because I never up date them. I think once you go in to make changes, they will want you to fix the problem before you can save it again.
I was also wanting to know why a search keyword only produces one result? Is there a way to cycle through options or do I have to choose the one book proposed?
Sometimes when this happens to me, I click on the result, and see if there is something more suitable in the section "People who bought this also bought......"
If nothing suits, just do a google search for the type of item you want from Amazon, get the item number, and enter this into your capsule search section.
Hope this is clear - I'm lousy at explaing things! :-(
If you want to use keywords, you want to make sure that your keywords are as specific as possible to get the results you want. So if you are getting something you don't quite like, you can tweak the keywords to get something more fitting. Remember, that this product will change over time. So the item you see today may not be what shows up tomorrow.
But I generally go straight to Amazon and choose a product, then input the product number in the capsule. This way, I am personally recommending a particular product, and can make sure that something weird doesn't pop up as a choice. This does mean I have to look at the capsules from time to time to make sure the product is still available.
You can only have one item in an E-bay or Amazon capsule on Hubpages.
Also, currently the rules say you can have 1 Amazon capsule for each 50 words of text, but it is better to have a higher ratio of words to capsule, say 150-200 words for each Amazon capsule.
by marcleigh 9 years ago
when it comes to this sort of thing im a bone head. i noticed that you can generate cash by being affiliated with amazon. do i do this only once per hub i post or once and then im covered for every hub i post?
by Kate Swanson 3 years ago
Janderson just submitted some great suggestions on this thread:http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/126313#post2666393and I think this one deserves a suggestion post on its own.We're always being told to be discriminating with our Amazon capsules - less is more, they must be directly related, etc...
by Person of Interest 4 years ago
http://hubpages.com/my/hubs/stats?categ … ule=AmazonFolks, we really need to make a concerted effort to delete (or at least not display) those Amazon capsules we know to be in violation of QAP.The above link will hopefully help.
by IzzyM 3 years ago
Now that we are 'all in this together' so to speak with the new HP Amazon program, it is in all our interests to get as many sales as possible, as we will all benefit.I'll start.If your hub is all about cleaning carpets, for example, a hub entitled How to Clean Carpets may encompass all if your hub...
by Marina 4 years ago
As part of the Squidoo asset purchase, we're excited to incorporate some of the best-performing practices from Squidoo into HubPages. They've always had us beat in Amazon sales, and we're pleased to announce that we're adopting their Amazon product design.Squidoo has done extensive testing on their...
by robredman 2 years ago
I am writing hubs about "worst horror movies"Basically, what I am suggesting people is "not to watch a list of movies" in the hubs.So whoever read the hub is not going to watch or buy the movies I criticize about.So in the hub, I can not show a movie blue ray disk ad from Amazon...
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