What an Awesome Coincidence! New Sales Record.

Last Update: July 31, 2019

My traffic, post rankings and sales have picked back up recently after several months being down. I suspect this is due to the Google update in June and some sort of rebound effect now.

In any case, things are going better now and I have been thrilled to get sales every day on Amazon! In fact, I had sales for 6 days in a row a few days ago and decided to look back through my Amazon sales history to see if I had ever had that many days of sales in a row before. I went back and didn't find any 6 day stretches until I got to July 2018. I thought, "That is interesting. I wonder if there is something about July that causes higher sales."

Then I noticed the 6-day period in July 2018 is the same as the 6-day period I had in July 2019! How weird is that? I had sales from July 24th-29th in both years. Amazon Prime Day was earlier in the month, so that is not it. I couldn't stop wondering how this huge coincidence could occur.

I am happy to say that I had more sales yesterday, so now it is 6 days in a row for July 2018 and 7 days in a row for July 2019!! No longer quite such a coincidence!

Something is going right.

Have you had an increase in ranking, traffic or sales in the last few weeks? I know others suffered a downturn in June.

Jessica

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SondraM Premium
Hi Jessica,

Congratulations!

Must be some sort of seasonal demand or a blessing from above. Maybe both.

I've been so busy with real estate and "real life vs online world" that I haven't checked any of my stats. Other than I can see that WA rank, now 102, has slid down a lot. Comparable to what happened this time last year. lol

Any success you have is well deserved.
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Swangirl Premium
Hi Sondra, I haven't seen much of you. We are busy with property too. I had to take off from work (and then go back) the last two days to deal with property issues. I go after work as well. It is getting exhausting. We will be at it this weekend also.
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Stella2 Premium
Hey Jessica;

So glad for you. This is awesome!

There is the possibility that because it happened shortly after Prime Days, people placed these items in their cart during that time and only just got around to ordering them.

The sale only shows up once they make the order, not when they put them in the cart.

Even though the cookie to put them in the cart is 24 hrs, once it's in the cart, you have a 90-day extension on the time limit for them to complete the order and you to get credit. (This is not an extension on the cookie, but rather on the time limit to complete the order for you to get credit.)

This would also explain why you see the pattern both years at around the same time. Plus, people are more likely to spend longer considering a bigger purchase like a cat tower/tree. This happens more often with bigger ticket items.

Hope this helps clear up the coincidence mystery. Lol

Best to you,
Stella :-)
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Swangirl Premium
That is a good theory Stella. I know at least one and possibly two of the cat trees were purchased by WA members though right after they read my review. The cat trees I recommend are not very expensive either.

The most expensive item was purchased ON Prime Day and that just got returned yesterday! The rest of the items were small things that I suspect were purchased on the same day people viewed them. In any case. I had one more day of sales for a total of 8 days. I am happy with that though I still have a feeling there is some larger force controlling when we get sales. It seems there was a giant switch that was turned on and now it is turned off again. I will see what happens in the coming days.

Thanks
Jessica
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laparra1 Premium
Good Morning Jessica,

That is great news and I hope it will continue upward for you.
You know I have not really a sales site more information websites.
I did have something nice happening a few days ago. Got an email from a young lady who found one of my posts on Google page 1. I had no idea as I do not check those things. Now we are friends on FB and she is sharing my posts. She is very much into the 5G issue.
I also received an email from somebody who wants to write a guest post for me. All in all, people find me which is good.

Greetings from the south of Spain, Taetske
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Swangirl Premium
Good for you! I know you aren't tracking rankings but that is great. Even to just get information out it is important to have a high ranking.

I had one more day of sales for a total of 8 days. Then it stopped.
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Noteboom Premium
Brilliant! Congratulation! I am so happy about the success you have.

I have been not as good, and July should be one of the best months. After research deeply I think I know the problem and are trying to work it back. The site has been growing and growing before that with a record in each month. So it hurts to see things in free fall.

Keep going with your good work!
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Swangirl Premium
A lot of people had their sites go downhill after the update in June. Hopefully yours comes back soon just like mine did.

Thank you!
Jessica
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laparra1 Premium
Good Morning Johann,

My last post is on the first glacier to die. The ceremony will be held soon, will you be present?

Greetings from the south of Spain, Taetske
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Noteboom Premium
I will read it now! A very important issue you are focus on. We have a very little time left to solve it and some leaders are mading serious damage.
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laparra1 Premium
Johann, I will PM the link.
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DarrenNicola Premium
Well done and congrats to you.
Darren :)
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Swangirl Premium
Thanks Darren!
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Joy3 Premium
Thanks for sharing this info with us. It’s inspiring !
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Swangirl Premium
Thank you.
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EdwinBernard Premium
Success is success no matter how it occurs. Congrats for your achievements.

Edwin
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Swangirl Premium
Thank you Edwin.
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Selenityjade Premium
Woohoo! Congratulations! That said, you do have a mystery on your hands. Lol People buy cat products in July for some reason.
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Swangirl Premium
I guess so! Thanks. A cat tree a day for three of those 7 days too!
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Selenityjade Premium
Nice! I had my biggest sale yesterday, too. I have no idea where it came from as its unrelated items to both my sites, but made $14 from one item and $2.50 on another. So woke up to find my July total JUMPED. But I don't count it as a success yet, because they just went shopping after clicking my link. LOL
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Swangirl Premium
Congratulations!

That's ok! A sale is a sale. I need to see your new site!!

I just checked out your site. You are moving right along!!! Wow. You are doing great. I left you a comment.

Someday soon I will have to have a link to your site for kitten info since I don't have and have never had kittens.

And of course on barn cats and cat rescue!!
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Selenityjade Premium
I'll have to link back when I need kitty health issues too! It'll be awesome!

Thanks a TON for visiting and commenting. That was lovely! ^_^
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Swangirl Premium
No problem!!!
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SuzaMarie Premium
WooHoo! Way to go Jessica!
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Swangirl Premium
Thank you!
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MiaL Premium
That’s awesome Jessica. Soon you’ll be having 10 days in a row, then it will be an every day thing!
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Swangirl Premium
I hope so! After 3 years it would be about time!!!
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Nubian4mitch Premium
Congratulations!
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Swangirl Premium
Thank you!
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Brenda63 Premium
No not sign up for Amazon but thats really great. Happy for you. 😊 Smile.
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Swangirl Premium
Thank you Brenda.
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Hollshope Premium
Congratulations on your sales!
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Swangirl Premium
Thanks!!
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Jenny28 Premium
Hi Jessica,
That is awesome to hear. I have noticed an increase in Amazon sales as well. Sales have been daily for me too for the past few days, although not much, I am definitely happy about it.

Hope this trend continues!
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Swangirl Premium
Thank you Jenny. I wonder what causes the uptick this time of year? I wondered if it was back to school shopping but none of the items had anything to do with kids or school.

I hope it continues for both of us!
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