#49 - Cyber Monday Marketing Tips, and much more
Few Swedish businesses - less than a hundred - have joined the marketplace, but more than forty thousand worldwide sellers were present at the launch.
Amazon Has Created Fertile Ground for Bribery Schemes, Sellers Say
In the wake of a $100 million Amazon bribery scandal, sellers say the tech giant deserves more scrutiny for suspending merchants with no warning and little explanation.
This year, Cyber Monday falls on Monday, November 30, and it’s a day that all ecommerce businesses need to prepare for. Here we’ve got a list of marketing tips that will help you make the most of this very busy and lucrative day.
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Good to Know
Amazon Suggests Outlet Deals to Trim Excess Inventory
Amazon charges sellers for storing their inventory in its FBA fulfillment centers, but it would much rather have inventory sell quickly than sit on its shelves.
Amazon FBA Liquidations – New FBA Disposal Option
Amazon FBA Liquidations are a new way to recover value on eligible fulfillable and unfulfillable inventory and avoid paying Long-Term Storage Fees, disposing of inventory to landfill or, Amazon add, dealing with the hassle of inventory returned to you.
Is Amazon’s Fake Review Response 94 Days Too Late?
Amazon, it turns out, identifies and deletes fake reviews “at a very high rate,” the researchers say.
Funding to grow your FBA business
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Amazon Ship From Address Requirements From November
As of the 1st of January, online marketplaces will be charged with collecting VAT for sales to the UK from overseas sellers.
Amazon’s Immune System is Essential to its Existence
The only way Amazon can handle the scale of activity on its marketplace is with automation. It would be a very different place without this immune system.
Suppliers Are Funding Amazon’s Future
The lag between when Amazon gets paid by customers and when it has to pay its suppliers hit an all-time high of 35 days in the third quarter.
California to Marketplace Sellers: You May Owe Income Tax Too (2)
California’s pursuit of taxes from out-of-state sellers using third-party platforms like Fulfilled by Amazon has expanded from sales tax to income tax.
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Amazon E-Commerce Sales Soar Amid COVID-19
A spike in sales from Amazon's core e-commerce operations, which include online stores, third-party seller services and retail subscription services has fueled its revenue growth amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Merchant Who Gave Amazon All is Left With Scant Recourse
"All my life, I'd wake up at 5:30 a.m. and work 40, 50, 60 hours each week," Govani said. "That inventory was everything I had. Amazon ruined my life, and I did nothing wrong."
Amazon is Ascendant, Small Businesses are Still Reeling: Congress Needs to Step In
Amazon is cashing in on the pandemic, the company’s hourly workers and the small businesses that sell on its online marketplace are increasingly being hung out to dry.
Why Amazon Will Never Be The “Everything Store”
Amazon’s latest expansion makes it clear where its limitations lie. Luxury Stores looks great and keeps out the riff raff, but it will never catch on.
One Year After Nike Stopped Selling on Amazon
According to Marketplace Pulse analysis of best-selling products in relevant categories, Nike products mostly lost their position.
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Tips and Tricks
How to Ship Directly to Amazon FBA
For a brand new Amazon seller, navigating Seller Central and setting up your first FBA shipment can be a difficult task. I’ll go over every step of how to set your FBA shipment up correctly — using both old and new methods.
Frustration-Free Packaging: The Ultimate Guide for Amazon Sellers (and Vendors)
Amazon is shooting for net-zero emissions, and you can net some profit if you sell on Amazon. We’ll discuss the technicalities in a bit.
How to Use Amazon Deals to Drive Brand Awareness and Increase Sales
Amazon Specialists Ashley Cook and Lewis Jewsbury talk us through how to drive brand awareness by strategically using Amazon deals to boost sales for your product.
Amazon Brexit Bible: EORI, UK/EU FBA, Listing, Price Guidance…
Amazon have updated their Prepare your Amazon Business for Brexit help page with advice on EORI, UK/EU Inventory balancing, seller fulfilled orders, Brand Registry, EU returns and a ton of other useful information.
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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Why You Need Amazon Brand Registry in 2020
There will always be people trying to rip off other brands products to make a profit, but luckily, Amazon is dedicated to putting necessary and proactive measures in place to combat this.
Amazon Live: Drive Discovery and Conversion with a Livestream
As an Amazon seller, you regularly need to adapt and find new ways to market and promote your products. Fortunately, Amazon frequently releases new features for sellers to leverage to gain visibility in front of hundreds of millions of shoppers.
Questions Answered for International Sellers
Brands can enroll in Amazon Global Selling to make the process of selling internationally easier. What is this program and how does it help sellers?
How to Hire a Freelancer for Your Amazon Business
Matt Harrison of FreeUp shares strategies for hiring a freelancer to help with your Amazon business tasks in this guest article.
Amazon Seller Feedback: Everything You Need to Know
If you’re selling on Amazon, you need to do your bit to maintain that trust. In return, you’ll find yourself flooded with positive feedback and kind words…or will you?
I explain the Amazon error codes 5661, 5664, and 5665 and describe how they impact the way you list your bundles. I define and differentiate ‘brand registry’ from ‘brand approval’ and emphasize why you need to start pursuing brand registry for your Amazon business.