Biggest Single Item Commision on Amazon Yet :)

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  1. Mark Knowles profile image61
    Mark Knowlesposted 10 years ago

    Hey all,

    This is the biggest single item commission on Amazon I have managed so far. Almost $200. I hope he likes it... lol

    http://markpknowles.com/wp-content/uploads/amazoncomm.JPG

    1. flounderingsahm profile image59
      flounderingsahmposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats!

    2. prettydarkhorse profile image62
      prettydarkhorseposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats and awesome!

    3. Maddie Ruud profile image81
      Maddie Ruudposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad the whole internet money-making thing is working for you, because you'd never make it as a secretary.  Your highlighter work leaves something to be desired.  wink

      No, in all seriousness, that's AMAZING!  Congrats!

      1. Mark Knowles profile image61
        Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Want a job? As you can see - my secretarial skills are atrocious big_smile

    4. Lily Rose profile image86
      Lily Roseposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Niiiiiiiiice!  I need to find some big ticket items to feature.  Most of my product hubs are for average priced stuff.  This was a good Amazon month for me - 34 items sold so far and decent commission, better than tha last couple of months.

      Mark - I'll be your secretary, how much do you pay??  wink

      1. Mark Knowles profile image61
        Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Peanuts. big_smile

        1. Lily Rose profile image86
          Lily Roseposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Yeah, that's what I fugured!  LOL!

          1. Mark Knowles profile image61
            Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            You can live on peanuts - right? Lots of protein. big_smile

            1. Lily Rose profile image86
              Lily Roseposted 10 years agoin reply to this

              Well, I do love natural peanut butter!  When do I start?

    5. ngureco profile image82
      ngurecoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      With God everything is Possible. (Matthew 19:26).

      1. Mark Knowles profile image61
        Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Really? Can I sell 60000 of these next month - or do I have to sign up? sad

        1. profile image0
          ryankettposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          No, you just need to give 10% of that Amazon commission - and 10% of all other commissions - to your chosen religious corporation. Didn't you know that it is all about 'giving'? In return you get hope, lots of hopeless hope.

        2. ngureco profile image82
          ngurecoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Why not? This might be your month to harvest handsomely from the good seeds that you've planted. You do not have to sign for anything. God is very fair to everybody.

          1. profile image0
            ryankettposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            So you are seriously stating that Mark Knowles could sell $150,000,000 worth of watches next month if he found god?

            Where do I sign up?

            1. Mark Knowles profile image61
              Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

              I will give 20% for that.

              But - no - he is taking the piss. big_smile

              1. ngureco profile image82
                ngurecoposted 10 years agoin reply to this

                Where are you getting 20% from? Tithing is only 10% off your gross profit. This will translate to only a few dollars and in return you will make far much more..

                And on a serious note, congratulation for the big sale that you have made.

    6. ceciliabeltran profile image67
      ceciliabeltranposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      wow must be reward from the devil for pestering christians!
      lol Congratulations Mark. You make me want to take it seriously.

    7. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! Fantastic Mark! Am so pleased for you smile

  2. Shil1978 profile image90
    Shil1978posted 10 years ago

    Way to go Mark - that's awesome!! Truly deserved smile

  3. Dobson profile image80
    Dobsonposted 10 years ago

    WOW! That is great news. Now we have a target to shoot for!

  4. Origin profile image60
    Originposted 10 years ago

    Congrats!! big_smile

  5. Mrvoodoo profile image61
    Mrvoodooposted 10 years ago

    Very tasty.

    I wouldn't mind a few of those myself.

  6. thranax profile image74
    thranaxposted 10 years ago

    I wish someone would spend 2500 on a tv I link to.
    http://ihasahotdog.wordpress.com/files/2008/03/funny-dog-pictures-sad-face.jpg

    ~thranax~

  7. lakeerieartists profile image70
    lakeerieartistsposted 10 years ago

    Wow.  Congrats.  I am pleased to be steadily increasing my Amazon commission rates--up to 6.5% so far.  But I am working on getting to 8%.  smile

    1. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I had a cunning plan to sell lots of cheap items that sell well - then when I sell the odd big ticket - I get a higher commission. Not managed to get to 8.25% yet - that is a big hurdle.

  8. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 10 years ago

    That's awesome, Mark! Kudos!

  9. Christene profile image62
    Christeneposted 10 years ago

    That's awesome!

    For people wondering if signing up with Amazon is worth it? Yes. LOL

  10. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 10 years ago

    Very sweet Mark! smile

  11. Ohma profile image60
    Ohmaposted 10 years ago

    Well done Mark.

  12. climberjames profile image59
    climberjamesposted 10 years ago

    Very impressive!!

  13. Susana S profile image95
    Susana Sposted 10 years ago

    That's great! You must be selling tonnes of stuff to be getting 8%!

  14. europewalker profile image76
    europewalkerposted 10 years ago

    Very Nice!

  15. englightenedsoul profile image60
    englightenedsoulposted 10 years ago

    Congratulations Mark.  I also had a awesome day with amazon today with 18 items sold in a day(worth $200).  You are such an inspiration.

  16. Whitney05 profile image86
    Whitney05posted 10 years ago

    Congrats! Do you mind if I ask what the item was?

    I've sold a few laptops, but you only get $25 for them I think.

    You've definitely gotten a great sale with that one. I've always focused on more lower priced items, thinking more people are like me wanting to get the best product for less buck, but dang I wish I had some crazy $200 revenue coming in from one item.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      A watch. Like I said - I hope he likes it. Don't want that coming off next months check LOL

      1. thranax profile image74
        thranaxposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        A watch. Mark time = money and apparently you finally found a way of putting a tracker between the two
        http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs50/f/2009/340/d/b/irony_sucks_by_lucario515.jpg

        ~thranax~

      2. Pcunix profile image93
        Pcunixposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I suppose there are people who would spend  that much money on a watch and then just change their mind, but I hope this wasn't one.

      3. earnestshub profile image90
        earnestshubposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I wish I could do Amazon Mark. Amazon pay Australians with coupons! I will start putting them on my hubs when they pay me.
        That is "a nice little earner" as a famous English comedian would say. Sweet! smile

        1. Mark Knowles profile image61
          Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks.

          Drop me a line - I can set up a channel for you to use and pass on the dough. They pay in US Dollars two months in arrears by cheque that takes a month to clear. lol

        2. darkside profile image76
          darksideposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          You never buy books?

          1. earnestshub profile image90
            earnestshubposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            Not many these days darkside, I have a good library and so do my kids, but apart from reading online, I usually use my excellent local council library if I want a book. smile
            My kids also buy books for me from time to time.

            I would prefer money from Amazon. smile

  17. Whitney05 profile image86
    Whitney05posted 10 years ago

    I must have missed where you said that. And yea, hopefully he likes it. That would stink if they took it off the check.

  18. thisisoli profile image74
    thisisoliposted 10 years ago

    I know it sounds stupid but I am actually wanting to reach the 8% commision mark before I start trying to sell high value items!

    1. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      That does sound stupid. wink

      Seriously - you are more likely to sell something off a 2 year old page than a new one. I am constantly updating my plastic crap pages as the models change.

  19. sooner than later profile image60
    sooner than laterposted 10 years ago

    I bought it for giggles- I'll send it back next week. good run though.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Sure ya did,

      Same as I sent you some nasty emails when I was banned for 'splainin' what I thought of your ethical standards. lol

      897 young believers converted - what is your score? You must be doing pretty good with them uneducated rural kids in South America.

      1. sooner than later profile image60
        sooner than laterposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        you don't remember the whole "I'm not the only one who dislikes you"- message? I'm not surprised, you have a lot of insipid things to say.

        Anyway- Costa Rica is still considered "Central America" by all standards except those who don't own a map... or a globe, live in the US or who are just narrow minded. I'm sure you fit one of these four.

        CR Literacy rate 98%, which makes "US"(emphasis on us) a third world country in that respect. So, yes- educating bright young minds about God- the creator of everything in a tropical paradise is going quite well- I wouldn't trade the corner of my property where the dog craps for a single plot in the beloved CA.


        P.S. I'll send the tv back soon. haha

        1. Mark Knowles profile image61
          Mark Knowlesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          No - never instigated a message to you - ever. I thought lying was a sin? No? Bet that is top of the list to teach the "bright young minds." Sadly - eventually they will learn the truth. "Lying about unbelievers is OK with Jeebus." lol

          Narrow minded? Dear me. You mean running away from your birth country when the rate of people not believing in god got too much? Sure. See you when you need some urgent medical attention. lol

          Sorry - thought you had gone to Argentina.

          1. sooner than later profile image60
            sooner than laterposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            I know. I had to go to a tropical paradise to live out my days without angry people. I want to feel bad, I just can't. smile

            but yes- CA will be one of the first places God rains brimstone I am sure.

  20. Aficionada profile image89
    Aficionadaposted 10 years ago

    Oh Hooray, my Adsense is catching up with the great Mark Knowles!  It shows $0.02 higher today than yesterday!

    Oh wait, the decimal point is in a different place. yikes

  21. lender3212000 profile image60
    lender3212000posted 10 years ago

    Wow, I need to quit messing around with the small stuff! Time to start thinking big.

    1. profile image0
      ryankettposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Messing around with the small stuff is precisely what you need to do, did you not notice the 8%? That effectively means that Mark doubled up on the first tier of Amazon commissions by doing precisely that.

      1. EmpressFelicity profile image75
        EmpressFelicityposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        That sounds like a great idea, and something I definitely need to do more of.

        Congratulations Mark!

    2. Pcunix profile image93
      Pcunixposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Nope.  If prayer can move mountains and cause amputees to grow back limbs, it can certainly help you sell watches.

      Oh, darn, it can't move mountains or grow back limbs.  Well, surely it can help with the watches just the same.

  22. katiem2 profile image61
    katiem2posted 10 years ago

    Thats fantastic, May it keep rolling in!  Thanks for lifting up our hub community on the web, your work helps all of us! smile

  23. NaomiR profile image86
    NaomiRposted 10 years ago

    Wow, that's awesome!

  24. charanjeet kaur profile image59
    charanjeet kaurposted 10 years ago

    Wow, awesome Mark. Cheers for many more sales.

  25. mythbuster profile image78
    mythbusterposted 10 years ago

    Congrats on the accomplishment, Mark... I suppose I should go read your "how to" and "affiliate" how to hubs so that I can have just ONE Amazon sale... lol

  26. emievil profile image68
    emievilposted 10 years ago

    Congrats Mark smile.

 
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