First Amazon Sale!

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  1. leahlefler profile image96
    leahleflerposted 12 years ago

    I only check my amazon affiliate account on a weekly basis, since I didn't have very many product hubs (I do have a few) and didn't expect a sale anytime soon. I was surprised to see an ordered item the other day! Yay!

    Even better, when I went to see what the person had ordered (most of my product hubs promote less expensive items), I saw the person had not ordered the item in the amazon capsule. Instead, they ordered a flat screen TV! Score!

    I sold two more items today, so I'm up to three sales on amazon. Just wanted to share my happy day, lol!

    1. Mikeydoes profile image45
      Mikeydoesposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Just remember.... If it happened once it will certainly happen again!

      Good job! Congrats!

    2. oderog profile image46
      oderogposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Great and that's the beauty with Amazon, anybody can buy any products once you've led them to Amazon store and you get paid for that. Keep getting more

    3. speedbird profile image59
      speedbirdposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Congrats on your Amazon sale..keep it up!

    4. kirstenblog profile image82
      kirstenblogposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Way to go! Don't it feel good? cool

      As it motivates you to try for more amazon sales it starts to get exciting not just to see sales but to see the commission % go up and to see multiple orders from one person. Not that single sales stop being exciting! Even one worth 10 cents is still exciting to see big_smile

  2. Mutiny92 profile image65
    Mutiny92posted 12 years ago

    wonderful job!  Amazon sales are like ants:  You are guaranteed that when you see one, there are sure to be more!

  3. leahlefler profile image96
    leahleflerposted 12 years ago

    Thanks, everyone! I am absolutely stoked that I'm earning from HP so early in the game. The flat-screen TV order was definitely a lucky break. With Adsense and Amazon, I'm up to almost $60... a very happy day!

  4. WoodsmensPost profile image63
    WoodsmensPostposted 12 years ago

    Right on leahlefler!!!! The doors are open and your sign is on !!
    Congratulations!!! Can you say Ka ching!!!

  5. Ign Andy profile image58
    Ign Andyposted 12 years ago

    Wow a flat TV smile. That's really something

  6. melpor profile image92
    melporposted 12 years ago

    Wow Leahlefler, you did really good to get Amazon sales in about 5 weeks. Thats incredible and keep up the good work. I just got my first few Amazon sales three days ago after 15 months on Hubpages and the clicks are beginning to add up. You will see more soon.

  7. CASE1WORKER profile image63
    CASE1WORKERposted 12 years ago

    well done, I guess the TV was in the back of their mind before they read your hub!

  8. Aiden Roberts profile image69
    Aiden Robertsposted 12 years ago

    Well done it is a great feeling when you make a sale with Amazon.

    Many more will follow.

  9. Pandoras Box profile image60
    Pandoras Boxposted 12 years ago

    Happy happy joy joy!

    1. strawberryhill profile image57
      strawberryhillposted 12 years ago

      That's great news.

      Is there any body of evidence on whether low end items or high end items are better for getting people to click through?  The other option is that it is pretty random - what are everyone's thoughts?

    2. leahlefler profile image96
      leahleflerposted 12 years ago

      I have no idea re: the high or low end items. The flat screen TV wasn't anything I had written a hub about!

      The other two items I sold were in the $30 range, but they were on an informative hub about how to do something with young children. Someone was looking for the information and equipment, clicked, and bought. Happy Day!

      Thanks for the well wishes, everyone!

    3. CMHypno profile image85
      CMHypnoposted 12 years ago

      Congratulations on such a good first sale!

      I have never sold a flat screen tv - so not fair LOL! smile

      1. leahlefler profile image96
        leahleflerposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        I was pretty shocked to see it. Someone bought a 32" Vizio HDTV, lol! I have no idea how they decided to buy a TV after clicking through my hubs, but yippee! Maybe next time they'll order a 60" plasma screen, lol!

        1. Randy Godwin profile image60
          Randy Godwinposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          The big sales are great, especially if there are enough small ones to get a high referral rate.  Congrats to you! smile

    4. prettydarkhorse profile image57
      prettydarkhorseposted 12 years ago

      Congrats leahlefler!

    5. Cagsil profile image77
      Cagsilposted 12 years ago

      Congrats! smile

    6. Sunshine625 profile image89
      Sunshine625posted 12 years ago

      Yay for you!!! Wishing you lots more sales!!! smile

    7. salt profile image61
      saltposted 12 years ago


    8. FaithDream profile image77
      FaithDreamposted 12 years ago

      That's awesome. Congrats!

    9. europewalker profile image81
      europewalkerposted 12 years ago

      Congrats! Hope there are more sales to come.

    10. CYBERSUPE profile image61
      CYBERSUPEposted 12 years ago

      Congrats you broke the ice

    11. profile image0
      cookingdivaposted 12 years ago

      Congratulations! I can relate the joy as I was there where are you are not too long ago! Here to more amazon sales for you and us.

    12. timorous profile image78
      timorousposted 12 years ago

      Nice going leahlefler.  Yeah, it's weird what people end up buying from a click on your Amazon ads.  I recently had someone buy a pair of gold earrings for $105, though none of my hubs are remotely about fashion, as far as I can tell.

      In fact, of all the Amazon sales I've gotten so far, not one was an advertised item.  Go figure.  Doesn't seem to matter what the cost is.  The ads just seem to be a jumping off point.  Though I must admit it helps to have the most relevant ads for the hub subject if you expect a click at all.

      I've had 108 clicks and 2 sales so far this year.  Now that spring is just around the corner, things should really start to pick up (the first 6 weeks of the year are typically very slow for all retailers and marketers).

    13. JD Barlow profile image60
      JD Barlowposted 12 years ago

      That is excellent news! Congrations!

    14. nasus loops profile image67
      nasus loopsposted 12 years ago

      Congratulations on your sales.  It really is a nice feeling isn't it.  I had my first sales running up to Christmas.

    15. Azure11 profile image83
      Azure11posted 12 years ago

      Well done! I have just started using Amazon a bit more as it seems like they sell almost everything, there is probably something for almost every hub out there!


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