I'm on the Performance Fee Structure with Amazon, and am at the 6.5% mark right now. I sold an Apple iPod the other day for roughly $350.00. It just shipped and showed up in my Earnings with only a 4% commmission. I don't get it. Anyone have any ideas?
Can you tell I don't sell many electronics?
SF, I searched through Amazon's help for that, but guess I didn't scroll down the page far enough.
Its on the performance fee structure page rather than the help files.
the 4% cap Is the primary reason I focus on ebay for newer electronics .. averaging 8-10% there
Congrats though, still a nice commission and a good overall sales volume if your at 6.5% also
Thanks. I've got maybe 7 or 8 hubs driving my Amazon sales, and the lowest I've ever finished out in my worst month is at 6.0%. But like I said, a good chunk of the stuff I sell has nothing to do with what I wrote about. How reading about immersion blenders prompted someone to purchase a $350 iWhatever is totally beyond me.
They have recently changed the commission for like ebooks (maybe other things too). I managed 2 ebook sales for kindle and should be getting a commission for that, not sure how that works tho. I did not expect any commission when I first saw the sales so am not overly bothered to go reading when the earnings clear and if the commission is a set one. It is still a welcome change, lets hope they make more changed over time that are good for us affiliates
As far as I know there is 0 commission on ebooks.
After they lowered the commissions on the Kindle device (booo...that hurt!) they changed kindle books to 10%, as opposed to 0. Whenever I sell kindle books these days, they "ship out" the same day and you should receive the commission under earnings the same day the order is made.
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