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November 1st, 2010, 05:54 PM #1Buy.com Beats Amazon in Commissions for November!
If you haven't heard the news, Buy.com is now back with our sister company LinkShare!
If you haven't made the switch yet, please sign up here:
Buy USA Program
Buy Canada Program
Also, Buy.com is now beating Amazon's commissions in 12 stores! Now's the time to promote Buy.com during the holidays and earn some serious cash with this commission increase!
% of sale 4%
For Computers, Electronics, Software
% of sale 4%
For Video Games, Bags, Books
% of sale 6%
For Home & Outdoor
% of sale 8%
For Sports, Baby and Toy, Health & Beauty, Musical Instruments, Music
% of sale 10%
For Clothing and Shoes, Jewelry, DVDs, Office Supplies, Pet Supplies, Everything Else
% of sale 11%
As always, thank you for all your support in standing by Buy.com after a decade of being partners!!
Melissa D. Salas
Director of Marketing, Buy.com
November 1st, 2010, 06:10 PM #2
I thought Linkshare bought Buy.com? So what would be differant?
November 1st, 2010, 06:15 PM #3
Thanks for your post. LinkShare did not buy Buy.com. We have the same parent company Rakuten. They are now our sister company.
Buy.com moved from Commission Junction to LinkShare effective 10/1/2010 and we have increased our commissions drastically to beat our competition!
November 1st, 2010, 06:18 PM #4
What percent of your products now pay a higher commission than Amazon?
November 1st, 2010, 06:57 PM #5
70% of our total product selection is beating Amazon in commission rate- if you subtract books from the mix.
Depending on how many book units you sell, we are most likely beating them in book commissions as well!
Here is the breakout of products from Buy.com.. we now have over 7.8mm products, 5mm just in books alone.
Total sellable SKUs: 7,807,604
Total SKUs by Category
Baby and Toys 57,670
Clothing and Shoes 272,617
Everything Else 103,611
Health & Beauty 48,344
Home & Outdoor 407,827
Musical Instruments 4,621
Office Supplies 20,650
Pet Supplies 18,302
Video Games 13,288
November 1st, 2010, 08:17 PM #6
November 1st, 2010, 08:31 PM #7
I just took a look at buy.com and I see banner ads all over the place.
Are they blocked from site visitors who click through an affiliate link or are they leaks?
September 6th, 2011, 12:08 AM #8
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- September 27th, 2010
I was thinking of promoting buy.com as well but then when i take a look at their landing page, there are:
- 3 ads labeled "advertisements", 2 rectangle 1 leaderboard
- 1 ads labeled "sponsored links", leaderboard
- 1 ad section labeled "more buying choices" which send clicks to pricegrabber and then to the merchant as far as i can tell.
Now that's quite a lot of ads compared to amazon.
Obviously, i don't think that affiliates get a share of the ads click. But do affiliates get a share for referring buyers to pricegrabber > merchants?
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