Any of you sell your services on Amazon?

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  1. Matt Wood
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    Sad thing is, we can’t control the prices.
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    Wow.


    Red alert! Abort!abort!
    Evasive maneuver: alpha delta pattern!
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    They ask this question often on the Shark Tank, and seems like an important figure.
    So Fred, what data do I use to figure this cost?
    Until recently I only marketed to my existing clients with reminder cards, oh except with my epic fail with EDDM. :hopeless:
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    basically all marketing expenses (ppc ads,eddm, site/hosting/seo, etc)/number of new customers
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    I'd say all marketing costs should be counted. Either directly or indirectly will be a cause to attract a new customer.
    A reminder card or whatever to an existing customer could be resulting in a new customer referral so that is part of it.
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    When I first began, my marketing costs were as high as 20 percent of my gross revenue. 30 years later, averaging about 5 percent.
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    Nobody is going to be cheap enough after adding amazons 20% to the bill!
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    Forget red alert then! Just scuttle your van and machine if you can get jobs only from amazon. Time for another career...

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