Help! I have negative Amazon Commissions!

Amazon Associates Tips

Amazon Prime Day was bigger than ever in 2022. Prime Day was July 12 and 13. Amazon Associates had increased commission rates for even longer. But now that it is over and people start returning things… sometimes you can see your earnings in the negative. It feels like Amazon is charging you to work for … Read more

What is a good conversion rate?

Blogger Tips

What is conversion? Conversion can mean so many things that it can be confusing. The word only means changing from one thing to another. For example, lead into gold, a factory into housing. For online marketing, Conversion means taking the desired action. The action can be whatever you want people to do. It can mean … Read more

Have Fewer Amazon Returns

Amazon Associates Tips

Amazon Prime Day 2021 was Monday, June 21 to Tuesday, June 22. My experience with Prime Day is mixed. Around the time they announce Prime Day my site traffic goes up a little, but Amazon sales go down. I am assuming people are putting things in their cart to see if they go down on … Read more

Amazon Associate Site Maintenance

Amazon Associates Tips

Every once in a while you should revisit posts or pages that include Amazon affiliate links. Sometimes the product you link to has moved or been removed from the site. If you haven’t already, add SiteStripe. It lets you create links as soon as you find a product you like. From the product page you … Read more

Amazon Ad Caching

Amazon Associates Tips

Amazon caches the ads on your site to make them display faster when someone loads a page. When you make changes to the page, you may not really see the changes correctly right away. The changes are made. Anyone coming to the page will see the changes. But you are seeing some kinda confusing cached … Read more