How did THIS happen?

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  1. TeriSilver profile image94
    TeriSilverposted 3 years ago

    I removed most of the Amazon capsules from my pieces (or they were removed by HP) during the last do-over at the end of 2017.  There are a few still out there. So, I was excited to find I'd earned $4 and change from an Amazon sale .... EXCEPT ... the sale was for sex toys!  I have NOTHING written about sex or such toys, and I can't figure out which article it came from.  Is there some other way that Google or HP ads end up as Amazon sales to me?  I really am incredulous about this.  But ... it's $4.73 so, It's all good, lol.

    1. robhampton profile image93
      robhamptonposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Basically what everyone else said. I, too have seen some weird product sales that have nothing to do with my niche. Once someone clicks from your page to Amazon, doesn't matter what they buy. Just be thankful for the sales even if it's sex toys lol

  2. eugbug profile image96
    eugbugposted 3 years ago

    If the reader clicked on an ad on an article and then searched for and bought other products, un-related to the original ad, you still benefit from the sale.

    1. greenmind profile image97
      greenmindposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah. I get that from time to time too. It's a funny glimpse into the lives of others!

  3. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image87
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 3 years ago

    I generally have musical instruments for sale on my pages. Sometimes I wind up with commissions for sex toys, or rolling trays, or any number of other things. I spend the money at the grocery store on wine and steaks.

    1. eugbug profile image96
      eugbugposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Must have got their organs mixed up big_smile

  4. TeriSilver profile image94
    TeriSilverposted 3 years ago

    LOL, well that makes sense, then.  Thanks.

  5. FatFreddysCat profile image95
    FatFreddysCatposted 3 years ago

    Some years back I got credit when someone purchased a pile of Penthouse magazine back issues from Amazon. I was like "You GO, dude." Haha!


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