Amazon Home Services: what you need to know in 200 words

Dave Marciniak Marketing

Wondering what Amazon Home Services is and how you can leverage it to grow your landscape business’s sales? Here’s a quick and dirty rundown:

  • According to Statista, Amazon averaged 188 million users across it’s sites. In one month.
  • Amazon Home Services does not charge for leads. however…
  • At payment, Amazon Home Services takes a percentage of the gross (10% for recurring jobs like lawn care, 15% for custom jobs, and 20% for one-time packaged service sales)
  • Amazon runs periodic sales and specials to boost sales; Amazon Home Services is part of this
  • With Amazon Home Services, the customer pays Amazon, then Amazon pays you.

As with any new service, Amazon Home Services is making changes and improvements as they go. If you think your business could sell on this platform, it may be worth looking into – just be sure to adjust your prices accordingly. If you’re using Describeit for your estimates, you can use our job costing feature and build their markup into your proposal! Hit the button below to learn more.

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About the Author

Dave Marciniak

I started in the industry in high school and then moved to San Diego which was the source of two revelations. I worked for a firm doing amazing estates on the coast learning a little about everything from masonry to irrigation to electrical. I later ran the grounds crew for the Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA, which is where I discovered how amazing modern architecture can be. I later moved to Virginia and worked for an amazing landscape design-build firm for three years before hanging out a shingle and starting my own firm.

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