2008-11-18 [Skydancer]: Sounds brilliant, you have a way of making a few more dollars and hopefully a fair bit. Make sure you set up an easy place for us to buy books and dvds through you from them. Catch the christmas sales. :)
2008-11-18 [Hedda]: So far it's making way more money than the Google-ads, and it isn't in the way of the Elftowners. All you have to do is to go from Elftown to Amazon with for example the link at the bottom of this page, and I'll get percentage on everything bought there.
And with some luck, you'll save some bucks on buying things cheaply on Amazon while I make money. Too bad it's not possible to buy all groceries there (They do have hot cocoa, but it's not hot on delivery...), but they did have a huge selection of coffee that however made no sense to me. In Sweden, coffee is mostly sold in ½ kilo (17.6 ounce) packages and it's sold for $2.50 in the shops, so these T-Discs-packag
2008-11-18 [Hedda]: Oh, but they had tuna! Yammy!
That I would have bought if I knew the brands and could get them sent here.
2008-11-18 [Skydancer]: Brilliant, but make it a news item so we all know about. :) The american love of gadgets and super easy is more than a little insane, and I live here. :)
2008-11-19 [Hedda]: But I don't know of so many gadgets though. When Stuff people bought on Amazon is filling up, I guess I'll start to know what Elftowners want. The only thing people have bought 2 of is the wooden swords, but I think it was in the same order.
(I guess they want equipment to train to fight each other, but what is way more interesting is to use very different kinds of weapons. I've friends who say that some sort of halberd (But with an Arabic sword in the end instead of an axe and spear combination) is the shit that can beat any other melee fighter. But they didn't consider the problems with a lack of a shield and what it means against arrows, pike-phalanxes or other problems.)
2008-11-19 [Hedda]: I've heard that the Japanese people love gadgets more than anyone else, but Elftown doesn't have that many visitors from there and I kind of fail to both apply for a affiliate program on www.amazon.co.
2008-11-19 [Hedda]: By the way: As far as I understand it's possible to sell stuff through Amazon as a third party vendor, but I have no idea if it's relevant for you.
2008-11-19 [Skydancer]: Probably not as art work is not very easy to do through third party. I either have to sell it directly as signed, original or limited editions or sell it like I do through DA where they handle the printing, sales, money and shipping for me. But thanks for the thought. :)
Oh, I mention gadgets because you spoke of coffee packs. Thats one the new things they have now is a kind of pressure hotwater coffee machine that uses individual packs like teabags sort of, which give you one cup for each pack. Really wasteful and quite dumb, but thats the american market for you.
2008-11-24 [Linn Scarlett]: I know that needing archeo skills for cashing in checks, is actually true *growls* stupid yanks -_-
2008-11-24 [Hedda]: I understand why cheques are hated by the banks, and I don't see a reason why they should ever be used.
In the EU they passed a law that said that it should cost noting to transfer money between bank-accounts in the EU (except for a tiny cost if it is different currencies), so now the problem simply doesn't exist here.
What I can't understand is why the law isn't done globally, because there is no reason why it would cost more to "ship" money over the Atlantic ocean. And it has to be a law, because there is too little money in providing something for free, and the bank-regulatio
2008-11-24 [Linn Scarlett]: Meaning basically, that we get charged over absolute nonesense :3
2008-11-24 [Hedda]: I guess that charging us for the service is half the cost of it...
Generally the banks don't make less money if they charge less because the money will rotate more until the cost gets too big and they'll end up with the money somehow anyway. The Euro-bank got huge income from changing Marks to Lires and so on before, but their profits haven't fallen because of the introduction on the Euro, for example (The exchange-offic