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#44 - Inside the Amazon Get-Rich-Quick Scheme, and More

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Greetings! It's time for the last issue of FBA Monthly of this summer. August is known as the month of harvest. While some of you might have suffered from summer drought, It's a perfect moment to improve your Amazon business or start from scratch. In the 44th issue, we shared with you only important news and tips from the past two weeks.

Hot News

Starting in February 2021, sellers will be required to support Saturday pick-up and delivery, as well as make Prime-eligible products available for delivery nationwide.


An interesting appeal has been handed down in the US which could hold Amazon liable for a defective marketplace seller product. This could have ramifications for all marketplaces.


Amazon’s vast and complex marketplace is fertile ground for schemes targeting the sellers behind the e-commerce giant’s success.


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Good to Know

While merchants fear account suspension should they unwittingly run afoul of Amazon’s extensive and sometimes hard-to-interpret terms and conditions, shady parties steal sales through black hat tactics.


In September, Women’s Wear Daily reported, the etailer is planning to launch a luxury platform that could include a dozen brands. Amazon wouldn’t comment.


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"This was another highly unusual quarter, and I couldn’t be more proud of and grateful to our employees around the globe," said Jeff Bezos.


Some Amazon sellers got excited thinking they could begin uploading videos for the products they sell but were disappointed...


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It introduced the new Product Types Coat, Tunic, and Kurta, with different attributes for each type of product.


It is not clear which brands are participating in the test and how Amazon decides which brand store to feature for unbranded searches.


The new updates that Amazon is making are creating a mess for sellers instead of resolving issues. This is creating frustration among sellers, and we have identified a few of them for you!


While online platforms like Shopify and Etsy posted record-breaking numbers, big-box retailers ready for curbside pickup and delivery grew the fastest.


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Tips and Tricks

If you are looking for a “get rich quick” option or instant gratification, Amazon advertising may be the wrong place.


A date for Amazon Prime Day 2020 hasn’t been formally announced just yet, so that means there’s still time fo get ready for the day if you’re a small business seller on Amazon.


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With more consumers shopping online than ever before, now is the perfect time for many small businesses and solopreneurs to try e-commerce.



Take a moment to dive into the deep of Amazon's affiliate marketing. Learn how to start your profitable affiliate website, and how to change your affiliate provider without any pain.


Jeff Lieber and I dig deep into the why behind using video for your promotion and how you can do it on a budget.


In this episode, I discuss some key points about selling on Amazon that we need to remember, no matter our level of experience.


We are excited to bring on Steven Pope from My Amazon Guy to share insight into some of the newer (and often unknown) features on Amazon to optimize the results of your catalog on Amazon from search.