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The Difference Between Selling On Amazon and Selling On Your Own E-Commerce Site

I been getting some questions lately about starting your own e-commerce site as suppose to Amazon. What is the big difference? Selling on Amazon Advantages: You can start selling immediately, because you can order a product from Alibaba or AliExpress, then throw it up on Amazon and potentially make your first sale on the same day. You can make A LOT ...

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How to Launch Your First Product On Amazon FBA

So you finally found a great product, and you decide to pull the trigger. Well, CONGRATULATIONS, you are one step closer to being a successful Amazon seller. I know this is extremely exciting because I felt the same when I launched my first product on Amazon, but let’s save the Dom Pérignon for later. There are more important things you need ...

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A Simple and Effective Way of Doing Product Analysis for Selling on Amazon

So after 6 months of selling on Amazon, with 17 different SKU’s in the same niche, it is finally time for a change. Yup, I am ready to move into a new market. My strategy at this time is a little different than most other people. I was fortunate enough to fly down to the Canton Fair in October last year, ...

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How to Write Up a Contract on Alibaba

When you make your first purchasing deal on Alibaba, you should always write up a contract which will help you with disputes if it happens. Even if the supplier is Gold certified and offers trade assurance, it doesn’t mean they won’t make a mistake when making your product. I have heard many horror stories, including those who’ve had their product made with ...

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Reinstate Your Amazon Listing – The Easy Way

Don’t panic! I know it’s hard not to, but it will only make matter worse. Before we begin, you should know that listing suspension is common and it’s not the end of the world. Basically, Amazon is giving you a chance to prove to them that you are a reliable seller who can continue to offer high quality products to ...

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Why is my product NOT selling well on Amazon?

Not everyone succeeds in their first try, and even the most experienced sellers make mistakes too. It is from these mistakes that we learn and grow, and become better sellers in the future. Before you panic or become frustrated, you should first ask yourself the following questions: 1) What is your daily page view and conversion rate for this product? You want ...

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How I Generated Half Million Dollars in the First 8 months of Selling on Amazon

My name is Brendan Cheng and I am an experienced Amazon seller. In 2016, I am on track to reach over $1 million in sales… and I started less than a year ago. Here is my story. My life before Amazon wasn’t that exciting. Like most people, I got sucked into the 9 to 5 grind. I graduated university with ...

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Selling Products On Amazon – 10 Rules To Finding A Winner

Selling products on Amazon can be both exciting and confusing. If you’re looking to sell a private label product you’ll need to know what a winning product looks like. Like many beginners making sense of how to select a product can be intimidating. We’re going to give you a step-by-step guide to finding a product to sell on Amazon. Selling Products On ...

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How to Write a Sample Packaging Insert for Your Product

Inserts are great ways to engage your customers even after they purchased your product. You can direct them to your own website, where you can then obtain their emails for future promotions and sells. You can also ask for a review if they are satisfied with your product or service. Here is a sample template for a product insert you can ...

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Why you should visit the Canton Fair?

A lot of people have been asking me about the Canton Fair lately, so I decided to make a post to really explain whether going to the Canton Fair is right for you. As we all know, majority of the products you find on the shelves of American department stores tend to be made in China. So you know that ...

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The Most Comprehensive Guide to Optimizing Your Amazon Sponsored Ads (PPC Campaign)

Hey everyone! My names Taylor Benterud, I manage the amazon PPC campaigns for a supplements company that does nearly a quarter million in revenue / month and it’s an honor to be doing this guest post for Brendan ! I don’t want to waste your time talking about my story.. I’ll post it in the AMZ Ninja facebook group if you want to ...

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How to Contact Your Manufacturer or Supplier

After you get your product sample from the manufacturer, and you decide that this is the one you are going with. It’s then time to move to the next step. But first, you need to learn a little bit more about the factory you plan to do your business with. Hi _____, We wanted to confirm that we received the samples ...

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How to Enroll in the Amazon Lightening Deal?

The Amazon Lightening Deal is an exclusive program that’s generally invite-only. However, if you meet the following requirements, sometimes it doesn’t hurt to just send an email to Seller Support asking to be enrolled. It happens only twice a year, during Christmas season (November and December) and Prime Day (July). Keep your eyes out! If you get selected, you will be given a ...

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How to Get Ungated in Restricted Categories Without Spending A Dime!

Before You Start Your Approval Process: In order to request approval to sell in the restricted categories you must meet the following criteria as an Amazon seller: Be a PROFESSIONAL MERCHANT – this means you are paying the $39.99 a month for your seller account. Order defect rate:                 < 1% Pre-fulfillment cancel rate: < 2.5% Late shipment rate:              ...

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Forbidden Keywords You Shouldn’t Use In Your Amazon Listing Titles

You shouldn’t include the following keywords in your title because they are against the Amazon Terms of Service. However, some people still do it but you will be walking on thin ice. If Amazon finds out, they may inactivate your listing. Here are some of the keywords you shouldn’t use in your title (and should be used ONLY as a guideline) ...

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