Of Purple Basil, Sprinklers, and Sprinkles
Of Purple Basil, Sprinklers, and Sprinkles
Q: Thanks for meeting with me today! What happened when you went shopping?
A: Yesterday I needed two things from Home Depot, a purple basil plant to match the purple-leafed plants on the front porch, and a sprinkler. I was combining both of those things in one — a purple plant and a basil plant. And Home Depot had them both on sale.
Q: OK and what happened after that?
A: Apparently all the Home Depot stores keep running out of sprinklers because everyone needs to buy a sprinkler because we haven’t had rain for 4 weeks so were’ re in a mini drought. I just don’t have the time to hold the hose for 20 minutes. They’re out of all their sprinklers. They have nozzles or faucet handles. I ‘m not gonna hold it for 20 minutes.
Q: OK and what have you found so far?
A: I’ve gone to lots of stores to look for these. Nobody has them. I searched for them in Google which said Target has them but they’re like $60 but it’s dinosaur blow-up toy/ sprinkler. I’m not spending that much.
So I found the one I wanted, and the basil, then I went to check out.
Well the basil could only be delivered to your house whereas the sprinkler could NOT be delivered and could only be picked up at the store.
Q: OK. Was there an extra fee for house delivery?
A: There was for one of them, unless you buy a certain amount. I only needed these two things. I browsed at some other things I might need but didn’t see them. They also weren’t deliverable in the way I need to have them delivered. So they’re on my “to buy” list.
Q: And does Amazon does that too sometimes?
A: Yes. Say you’re buying stuff on Amazon. Two things are in your cart but they don’t equal $25, so you have to buy more stuff but it has to be free shipping. Or you could pay for Amazon Prime which I don’t. It’s really frustrating and I don’t buy it, I just ignore it. I’m just like, “Forget it.”
Note: Home Depot’s $1.2 Billion Investment to Amazon-Proof Its Business
Q: Only certain items area available for free shipping, even if you hit the $25 threshold?
A: Right. So I still want to buy the things I need but I cant’ find the right balance of $25 and free shipping, and they don’t ship plants, so no purple basil.
Q: You didn’t really abandon your cart then, if you saved them?
A: I saved them on Amazon but not on Home depot. Comparing prices — the sprinkler was cheaper at Home Depot but it’s easier to get at Home depot because it’s just not too far from where I live. And another thing is, Amazon keeps you logged in on the app. Home Depot product I can find in two seconds. I didn’t log in cause I don’t like to login.
Q: Over 30% of online shoppers will abandon their cart if they have to create another account. When you’re looking for dye-free stuff, you shop at Aldi’s?
A: I get dye-free stuff more on Amazon because since they took over Whole Foods, they’ve added a LOT of dye-free stuff.
Q: OK. Sounds great. I thought the phrase was: Whole Foods. Whole Paycheck, no?
A: It used to be like that but they give you discounts when you buy in bulk.
Q: Ah. Pulling a Sam’s Club, CostCo move, eh?
A: Without the membership fee, and without the wait. It’s not if you buy in bulk. It’s if you subscribe to receive a certain quantity at a certain frequency.
Q: Subscription as a revenue stream, eh?
A: Yes. Then it’s the cheapest for you to buy
Q: How did your buyer’s journey which is not yet completed make you feel?
THE BOTTOM LINE
HOMEMAIDE helps you sell your style and buy the things that make you smile, seamlessly.
Any item you pass in your daily routine (purple basil, sprinkles (dye-free), sprinklers, contact lenses, pens, hens, iron supplement gummies, Omega-3, ice cream, cars,), any fun detour or side attraction you stop at while on a road trip (Wal-Mart, CostCo, Optometrist outlets, a petting zoo, Soft Serve Ice Cream, museums and their never-ending gift shops) — ALL you have to do is upload a picture or paused video screenshot of that to your existing social media sites and Homemaide will send you a commission for every purchase your friends make.
AND — they don’t have to buy a luxury car for you to earn a commission (but if they do, YOU will earn a commission from Homemaide on those larger purchases(!!!). Think about that for a second:
That’s not a bad commission based on you posting pictures, videos, and other content on social media sites. If you’re wondering how you might get paid a commission for such a sale — or if your friends buy real estate near where they see a picture of you vacationing — you might be wondering: “how can I get a commission from a sale like that? I haven’t paid 7 levels of Realtor Board dues (City, County, State, Regional, National, and more) or car sales licensing board dues.” Fortunately, Homemaide doesn’t use over-regulated, Centrally-controlled fiat currencies who’ve been debased more than the ancient Roman Denari to give you your commission. So, no worries! Reach out to us today to learn more!