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Now Is The Time To Sell Your Services on Amazon

May 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

There’s no better time than the present to start selling your services on Amazon. If you are wondering how to sell your services on Amazon, we have written an extensive eGuide on the topic that you can download for free. But here, we are going to talk about why it is a good idea to do it, especially now during this uncertain time period.

Why Sell Your Services on Amazon

Amazon is the e-commerce giant, and while people are staying indoors and trying to limit their interactions with others, Amazon has seen an uptick in online shopping. With more eyes than ever on Amazon, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t put your company’s services in front of potentially millions of eyes. In fact, there are more than 300 million Amazon users, and the majority of those users have buying intentions. That is the potential audience you can gain for your services.

Amazon is also already a trusted source of, well, just about everything that has to do with the home. By adding your services to their business, you can piggy-pack on their brand loyalty, and customer trust.

Job shortages could very well be a problem during the pandemic. Amazon works as a middle man to get your company jobs in your area. This can lead to a potential steady flow of work. An added benefit to that is getting great customer reviews attached to your company name. Great customer reviews can lead to more profit for your company in the long run.

How It Works

There are really only two types of service types: pre-packaged services and recurring services. A service professional will set their prices in advance for pre-packaged services. Any service under $1000, Amazon takes a 20% fee. If the cost of your service exceeds $1,000, the fee drops down to 15%.

Recurring services are part of monthly subscriptions, such as if a low voltage business technician was to come by every month and check out systems on a house or preform any sort of monthly maintenance. For monthly services, Amazon charges a 15% fee.

Once your pricing is set, there are two ways to receive jobs: offer and claim based. For offer based jobs, potential clients can see your company’s service pricing before hand. The customer will be able to select a specific installer for the job. That is why it is important to stay up on your reviews, because trust that the client will be doing their research on your company.

Claim based jobs are when a customer, for example, purchases a security camera and chooses to get it professionally installed. Amazon takes the most competitive rates around the customer’s zip code and notifies the installer on the Amazon app.

The world might be changed forever. You are going to want to give your business every opportunity to service during uncertain times. That is why now is the best time to get your services on Amazon.

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