i just logged into my Amazon account and was excited to see I had made 3 sales yesterday. However, I didn't seem to have earned much. When I checked I had sold one item for $5.83, one for $0.80 and one for $0.01!! I think that must be some kind of record for lowest sale ever!
I'm not complaining though as 3 items does push me closer to going up a tier on the comission for the month. There is no such thing as a bad sale.
You hit the nail on the head. I've made a couple of sales for only 20 cents (some kind of plumbing fitting) that got me only a penny, but it helps bring the commission rate up.
I push both cheap and expensive items with just that in mind. That 20 cent sale may push me into the next tier, whereupon the $200 drill somebody just had to have is suddenly worth $4 more than it was.
As you say, it's all good!
Those 1 cent sales show up once in a while. You have the right attitude focusing on the number of items sold helping your payout percentage.
yeah,a 1 cent sale would not make me happy....luckily it's not always the case.
Don't feel alone, I just had a $0.01 sale on eBay! Can't wait to see the commission break out on that one. Perhaps I'll get a bread crumb!!!
Don't indulge in the bread crumb! If you eat one, you know you're not going to be able to stop, and, with a $0.01 sale, it's not going to be a very big one at that!
I can't even be an Amazon affiliate since I'm in one of the states that passed some stupid law against it. I don't know why. I can't do ebay either since I don't have my own website. Oh, well....Does being an affiliate for either of those pay off much?
Victoria, there was a recent announcement that HP is unrolling an E-bay program for everyone in October. This will mean that almost everyone can sign up, as far as I know.
As far making money on Amazon, I guess some people do very well. For me, I have never made payout yet and I've been at it for 10 months. From what I've read, you really need to focus on product hubs to make Amazon sales.
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