How to Sell Your Services on Amazon

amazon offers you the opportunity to sit

back while you wait for your customers

to order your services online it is an

amazing opportunity for professionals

such as assemblers home cleaners handy

men and electricians to offer their

services to local customers by only

listing their services in the

marketplace one really cool thing about

selling services on Amazon is that you

can manage your job postings directly

from the online platform or from a smart

device and only choose those jobs that

neatly fit your schedule this is a way

more organized way to manage your

business because you can easily fill up

your schedule at your own convenience

without having to accept orders you can

schedule them for later

something that often leads to an

overcrowded schedule and rush jobs the

benefits no upfront costs so what are

some of the benefits of this Amazon

program let's start by saying there are

no upfront costs to sell your services

in the amazon marketplace unlike

traditional job posting channels that

require you to pay in advance for

posting paying for advertising costs or

risk working in an unregulated

environment amazon does not require you

to pay startup fees monthly subscription

fees or advertising fees all you have to

do is apply which we will talk about in

a minute real jobs another benefit is

that you will be getting real jobs from

real people long pasture the days of

catching whatever call or visit that

could potentially lead you to a job it

is invite only one cool benefit of the

selling services on Amazon platform is

that the company handpicks its service

providers so you only share space with

the best no more dealing with sketchy

experts leverage the trust of Amazon

lastly you have the benefit of working

nowhere else other than the Amazon

platform which is a trusting environment

full of pre-existing loyal Amazon

customers then help your business to

continue growing that will in turn help

you to fine-tune your professional

skills how does it work it's pretty

simple indeed after entering the

marketplace you get discovered by

customers interested in the type of

service that you offer Amazon

facilitates this because your customers

don't need to be looking for your

services in order to find you

they just need to be shopping on Amazon

for products related to your service to

stumble upon your offer people looking

for tools to make home repairs on their

own can stumble upon your job ad and

decide if they would rather have the

repair done by a professional boom you

get an order does that sound good

yes indeed Amazon will also send you

jobs when customers place an order for

certain prepackaged

services sometimes said customers will

need a custom service so you'll have to

give them an estimate finally you get

paid for every completed job and every

satisfied customer all under Amazon's

wing what are the costs as we said there

are no upfront costs to join the

platform and sell your services there

are fees in the form of shared revenue

for every completed job these fees are a

percentage of the final price paid by

customers for your service that will be

deducted from your final payment

depending on how you offer your services

these services and they're tied fees are

as follows prepackaged services these

are services that have a defined scope

and results such as TV wall mounting

moving services and housecleaning for

services costing up to one thousand

dollars there's a 20 percent fee and for

services costing from $1,500 upwards

there is a 15% fee custom services

custom services are those that require

detailed input from the customer these

are projects that do not have a defined

scope such as electrical wiring and weed

control for services costing up to

$1,000 there is a 15% fee and for

services costing from $1,500 upwards

there is a 10% fee recurring services

these are services that are set for a

recurring schedule such as standard lawn

maintenance and regular pool cleaning

services fees for recurring services are

fixed at 10% over the final price

getting started getting started is easy

enough you first need to apply with an

application which needs to be approved

by Amazon you'll be sent an activation

link to activate your service account

once your account is approved and

registered Amazon will run a background

check on your business and on your track

record as a technician the

is because Amazon only wants the best

and most dependable professionals

offering their services in the

marketplace so you're off to a good


after your background check is complete

you'll have to complete your account

setup by specifying your coverage

locations and the type of services that

you offer then you'll start getting jobs

to apply just head to the make money

with us section on the Amazon home page

and click on sell your services on

Amazon then click on the apply Now

button once there scroll all the way

down to reach the apply to selling

services on Amazon form when you click

on the select a service category you can

see the many categories under which you

can list your services then you get to

select your primary profession and a

secondary profession related to your


then select a business type and a

service type lastly you'll have to enter

your business name as well as your

personal info click on submit and wait

for approval now you're ready to start

your service-oriented business journey