#45 - New Amazon Selling Partner API and Communication Guidelines
Introducing Amazon Selling Partner API
The cSelling Partner API (SP-API) is a modernized suite of REST APIs utilizing standards that today's developers expect, while making it as simple as possible to migrate from our legacy Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS) APIs.
Amazon Communication Guidelines Are Being Updated With Additional Information Related to Buyer-Seller Messages
As there were many missing guidelines on this matter, Amazon issued this update, clarifying everything. We recommend all sellers to review this update, and update your email templates, accordingly.
Amazon Changes Order Cancellation Policy for Late Shipments
The new policy impacts sellers who ship their own orders, as opposed to using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA).
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Good to Know
Amazon Black Friday Start Date Leaks – Here's When The Deals Begin
Amazon Black Friday 2020 deals will start next month – extra early this year – says a new leak that says the Amazon discounts will start at the end of October.
Amazon's Murky World of One-Star Reviews
Amazon's marketplace is being abused by independent sellers using one-star reviews to harm rivals.
Funding to grow your FBA business
Payability offers funding specifically for Amazon sellers. No credit checks required. Minimum of 3 months in business and $2,000/month in sales.
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Amazon Now Lists Sellers' Business Name and Address
The change puts the U.S. marketplace in line with its European, Japan, and Mexico marketplaces, where local laws require business details to be public.
Amazon FBA Puts New Shipping Burden on Sellers
When sending inventory to FBA fulfillment centers, sellers must now inform Amazon when their shipping carriers will miss delivery appointments.
Despite its Enormous Strengths, Amazon Does Have Some Weaknesses
The coronavirus exposed vulnerabilities in Amazon's ability to respond to supply disruptions. Plus, its very success makes Amazon a target for politicians and regulators the world over.
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AmazonBasics Is Not Thriving Amid COVID-19
AmazonBasics products are not benefiting from the pandemic opportunity - the number of AmazonBasics best-sellers has remained flat for over twelve months. Generally, private label products do well in periods of recessions and pandemics.
Retailers Join Fight To Get Amazon And Other Marketplaces To Identify Third Party Sellers
The coalition says the legislation will address the problem of counterfeit and stolen merchandise being sold online by third party sellers whose identities are kept hidden from consumers.
Amazon is not a Fit for Every Retailer
The marketplace doesn't work for all retailers and brands, particularly because they don't own the customer experience. Here's a few reasons why brands have shied away from Amazon.
Amazon’s Fastest Growing Markets During the Pandemic
Italy, India, Germany, Japan, France, and the U.K. - Amazon’s key international markets - lagged behind the U.S. in web traffic growth. Across all seventeen marketplaces, Amazon added one billion monthly visits and was up 24%
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Tips and Tricks
Get Your Amazon Product Detail Pages Ready for Prime Day
Your ads do the work of getting people to your product detail pages, but your page needs to do the work of ‘selling’ your product. Is it up to the task?
How Product Size and Weight Affect Amazon FBA Fees
Do you feel as if Amazon is overcharging you for FBA fees? You wouldn’t be alone. Sometimes your products may be measured incorrectly—causing you to overpay for FBA fees.
Here’s How to Find the Best Products to Sell on Amazon FBA
This guide will share some strategies to help you decide which products to sell on Amazon, plus we have the best products to sell on FBA this year.
How much in fees is Amazon actually charging you?
Making sense of all of your fees, refunds, sales and everything else Amazon charges can be tricky - luckily A2X, developed by fellow sellers to help work this out can. Find out how and try it for free.
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Amazon Retail Arbitrage 2020 Guide
One great method to get started is through retail arbitrage. You can start with as little or as much money as you’re comfortable with—you can even do it without stepping foot inside a store!
How To Create Amazon Product Pages Shoppers Will Love
let’s get into the details of how to optimize your product pages. Don’t panic, we have a few tips to help you.
Amazon Live Is A Thing: Here's How Your Brand Can Benefit
Here’s why you should try it today, along with some guidance how to start your own Amazon Live stream.
How to Ace the Q4 Holiday Season on Amazon
The Q4 holiday season on Amazon is around the corner and it is time for sellers to start prepping for the same. In this article, we examine key factors to consider to win big this holiday season.
How to Use Backend Keywords to Optimize Amazon Product Pages
The backend keywords or search terms that vendors and sellers can enter on their products are one of many ways to inform Amazon on how best to match your product to shopper searches.
In-Depth With Amazon Seller Justin Dyson
This week on In-Depth, 7 figure Amazon Seller joins as we discuss his background and the bumpy road of his journey to a successful Amazon brand owner.
John Ghiorso | Tips from the CEO of Orca Pacific
We talk a bit about rules that Amazon sets and that ultimately they make the calls, so we have to abide by their rules or deal with suspensions. John explains the differences between larger brands and smaller brands and how some brands can be undervalued.