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Kindle

  1. Dolores Monet profile image99
    Dolores Monetposted 8 years ago

    This past Christmas, Kindle sales were huge at Amazon. If we are Amazon affiliates, are we able to sell Kindle books via a hubpage?

    1. SimeyC profile image96
      SimeyCposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You can sell them via hubpages - but you get no commission on Kindle book sales!!! You only get commission on the sale of a Kindle!

      1. Sally's Trove profile image79
        Sally's Troveposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Wow. That's sad. And crummy, too. Three cheers for big business as they smack their affiliates in the face.

      2. darkside profile image80
        darksideposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Yes, you do now get a commission on Kindle Book sales.

        On Mon 05/03/10 I got this email announcement from Amazon:

        1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
          Uninvited Writerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I thought I remembered hearing that.

  2. Wayne Orvisburg profile image74
    Wayne Orvisburgposted 8 years ago

    Last I saw though, the commissions on Kindles were much higher than other products.

    1. SimeyC profile image96
      SimeyCposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That's cool if you manage to sell one! I have sold several Kindle books but no Kindles...so sum total of revenue...0.00!!!

  3. Jezzzz profile image46
    Jezzzzposted 8 years ago

    I sold two Kindle: Amazon's 6" Wireless Reading Devices last year and I have to say that it is worth pushing them.  The commission for the sale of both of them totaled $59.80.  I wish I could get more of those sales.  Well worth the time of promoting.

  4. thisisoli profile image74
    thisisoliposted 8 years ago

    Yeah I managed to make a few Kindle sales without actually having a hub on kindles, not sure how! Nevertheless, they do give a nice payout, even though the books earn you zilch.

  5. Dolores Monet profile image99
    Dolores Monetposted 8 years ago

    Well, the books themselves, from what I've seen are pretty cheap so even if you did get a commision it would not be much. Never thought of selling the actual Kindle. Thanks for the advice!

  6. girly_girl09 profile image76
    girly_girl09posted 8 years ago

    You can sell anything that is listed on Amazon, as far as I'm aware. This includes the Amazon Kindle and even gift cards!

    I have sold 4 or 5 Kindles. You get 10% which is super.

  7. cindyvine profile image84
    cindyvineposted 8 years ago

    Think I'll have to start putting kindles on my hubs now specially seeing that I've finally managed to get my books on Amazon in Kindle format.  Twas first a problem as they only put on books where the author/publisher had American bank accounts for the royalties, but now they are taking international people and will send checks.  So, as they are progressing, maybe eventually they'll start paying commission on Kindle books as well.

  8. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    after receiving a kindle for a gift, I am definitely going to include it on more of my hubs. I LOVE my kindle.
    it's so easy to use and what a wonderful thing to hold in your hand, even one hand is comfortable. I just ordered 7 free (classics) books and with a click, they're loaded. I'm very impressed. smile

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It's great downloading them so easily. I've downloaded a lot of free samples too.

      I have a hub about my kindle smile I don't think I've sold any though, I should check...

      1. rebekahELLE profile image87
        rebekahELLEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        these are many free books, not just samples. I ordered 4 Jane Austin books and quite a few others. I went to amazon and searched free kindle books.

        I'll have to come by and read your hub! it is exciting for any book lover. 

        edit: just read your hub. I love it! great job. smile

 
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