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TheMoonRing

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I was just accepted as an official SFP seller. My product only costs $22.95. Is it unwise to partake in Prime nationally? During my trial I received a prime order that cost me $19 to ship. Does anyone know if that type of thing happens often? Can anyone give insight on what to expect regular per item domestic shipping to cost on a product that weighs 4.2oz?

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Lake

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Posted on: 21 Apr, 2017 10:08 AM   in response to: TheMoonRing in response to: TheMoonRing  
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Of course it happens often.
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hwalsh_books

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you could raise your price by $20 to cover any shipping to expensive zones - my idea of a silly suggestion
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Electronicify

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Prime is becoming more and more of a waste of money each day. I recently cancelled mine because on the Amazon.ca most of the stuff is cheaper from 3P sellers. I sell most of my stuff with shipping cheaper then prime almost always.
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TheMoonRing

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yeah. bummer, rt? so the high cost of shipping negates the benefit of the extra traffic/sales brought by prime?
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TheMoonRing wrote:
so the high cost of shipping negates the benefit of the extra traffic/sales brought by prime?

Depends on what your business goals are. Do the math.
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TheFamilyDog

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Do some searches on this topic, people sell regionally not nationally.
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