Even though it’s hard to believe, it seems that it is now officially December, which means that we are smack-dab in the middle of yet another crazy holiday season filled with sales, shopping, traveling and family get-togethers. It’s so easy to get so caught up in the holiday madness that sometimes you wish that it would just be over as quickly as it showed up. Well, I’m here to tell you that there’s no need to be such a Grinch and besides the fact that you get additional vacation time and a chance to hang with your family(could be good or bad), there are definite bright sides to this whole ‘holiday season’ thing.
You see, from a HubPages perspective, the over-hyped Christmas shopping season that kicks into gear this month means that people are looking for stuff to by and despite some slowdowns in online spending this year, more people than ever will be heading online to shop. Although yesterday(aka Cyber Monday) is supposedly the busiest online shopping day, the entire month of December leading up to Christmas creates a very opportunistic time for Hubbers to make some additional revenue.
Whether people are out searching for electronics, movies, books or beauty products they will be looking for places online where they can learn more about things and potentially buy things as they begin to mark people off of their Christmas shopping to-do lists. One of the best ways to capitalize on this product-buying trend is to create very informative and product specific Hubs that include Ebay and Amazon Revenue Capsules. These capsules enable those browsing your Hubs to not only learn about the products, but buy them directly from your Hub as well. This makes the purchasing process easier for the buyer and it helps you earn some additional cash in the process. You’ve helped them make an informed decision and because of that you get a piece of the pie if they follow through with a purchase on Amazon or Ebay. Sounds like a great HubPages holiday shopping situation for everyone involved, don’t you think?
If you haven’t registered as an Ebay or Amazon affiliate yet on HubPages, be sure to login and check out your My Affiliate Settings page for information how to sign up in a matter of minutes. Now, hurry up and get to Hubbing so that you can turn this year’s holiday season into a way to make yourself some extra Christmas spending cash.
Also, according to our reports, Ebay is currently trending towards generating over double the amount of revenue per click that Amazon is generating, so start plugging in those Ebay Capsules, Hubbers!
Light blue(left column) is Amazon’s revenue per click vs. the purple colored(right column)Ebay
4 replies on “‘Tis The Season For Amazon And Ebay Capsules”
Thanks for this. Always useful to earn extra at this time. Off to sign up now.
I am not at all surprised about the difference between ebay and amazon – though I hadn’t realised it had got so big
The reason that eBay does better is that the eBay cookie lasts 7 days whereas Amazon’s only lasts one.
Chances are that if a shopper on eBay does not find what they are looking for, that they will come back and look within a week.
One important thing to note is that while eBay pays more per click, the click through rate is higher on Amazon capsules. In the past eBay has done slightly better overall for most of the year, with Amazon taking the lead in December. At the end of the day, you’re probably best of using the one that has products that match your hub the best …