I have a love hate relationship with Amazon. It is a necessary beast that coughs up the occasional commission, yet it is also a demonic succubus. Are we allowed to write the truth about dealing with Amazon or is this a sacred cow for HP?
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Personally, I think the Salon article from 2014 still sets the standard for coverage from the journalistic angle, and I don't think personal stories are really going to have impact unless they are from employees. Or I guess it's really ex-employees...
Thanks for the link to the Salon article. I did not think it was possible to despise Amazon more; now I do.
I was thinking more in terms of an article on the pluses and minuses of selling in the Amazon marketplace. They use similar methodologies in dealing with their vendors as they do with their employees.
I had a decent relationship with A for more than a decade. They decided to drop my state because of preemptory fears about sales tax issues (not implemented here, and possibly never will be). I have a family member who worked there during college. She is happy to have other employment now.
by Glen 8 years ago
Hopefully people know what I'm talking about. Hubs that wouldn't look out of place in a magazine. A mix of entertaining, educational, informational and not straying from the point.Have you written many?
by Teri Silver 2 years ago
I've had yet another eBay capsule snipped from a piece I published two days ago. This article is on dogwood trees, and the eBay product was about dogwood trees/seeds and planting of this tree species -- which is something directly related to the hub itself. So, now I think it is...
by Kate Swanson 5 years ago
I always recommend Hubbers to write at several rev-sharing sites for two reasons: one, not to put all your eggs in one basket and two, so you can create an interconnected web of articles across the internet to increase your profile as a writer (which will do you far more good than a big body...
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