#95 - Second Amazon Prime Day 2022, Fulfillment Fees Up 30%, and much more
Amazon Plans to Have Second ‘Prime Day’ This Year
Amazon is finding new ways to boost revenue, including planning to add a second “Prime Day” around the holidays this year. Amazon is also increasing prices for third-party sellers for the holidays this year, adding a fulfillment fee from mid-October to mid-January.
Amazon Fulfillment Fees Up 30% in Two Years
Amazon has increased the fulfillment fees by over 30% since 2020. A series of small fee jumps has added up to a meaningful increase. Amazon is passing off its growing costs to third-party sellers.
Amazon Invites 3P Service Providers to Seller Conference
Sellers who attend next month’s Amazon conference will have a chance to meet not only with company representatives, but with third-party service providers as well through Partner Connect.
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Holiday 2022: Higher Ad Costs, Shifting Consumer Behavior
This year will be no exception, according to Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO and founder of Teikametrics, which optimizes over $8 billion in GMV across thousands of sellers around the world.
Third-Party Marketplaces to Determine Winner in Amazon vs Walmart Platform Battle
In what will likely be a never-ending duel between Amazon and Walmart, as their online platforms expand, it is the seller-focused marketplaces — integrating everything from catalogs to fulfillment — that will help craft a competitive advantage.
Amazon is Raising Seller Fees for The Holidays to Manage Through Surging Inflation
From Oct. 15 through Jan. 14, third-party sellers who use Fulfillment by Amazon will have to pay 35 cents per item sold in the U.S. or Canada. It’s the first time Amazon has hiked seller fees for the holidays.
Amazon Lawsuit Accuses Company of Selling Fake Seller Feedback
In what Amazon calls a first, the e-retailer on Tuesday sued a Rhode Island man and his company for allegedly selling fake, 5-star reviews to bolster seller feedback of third-party retailers who peddle products on Amazon.com.
Amazon Forces UPS on Sellers for Holiday Returns
Amazon sellers may be forced to pay UPS rates for returns this holiday season. It's another example of how little control sellers have over policies they extend to customers when selling on online marketplaces.
Amazon Makes a Change That Third-Party Sellers Won't Like
In the days before Amazon was the place we went for everything from household items to clothing, mail-ordering an item meant you would wait as little as a week or as long as months on end, depending on what shipping service the retailer used.
Amazon Runs New Promotion for Brand Owners
Amazon is running a new promotion for sellers who are registered with the Amazon Brand Registry – it’s giving them access to what it calls Premium A+ content at no charge, which can help boost sales.
Amazon Has Suspended Over 13,000 Pakistani Seller Accounts Due To Fraud
Everything was going great as long as everyone joining the Amazon seller program had to go through these institutes if they were to make accounts on Amazon.
Tips and Tricks
My Eight Steps to Make up to $10,000 a Month on Amazon – You Can Do it in Your Spare Time
TikToker, Amzpatharris, shared a post claiming he makes thousands of dollars extra every month thanks to an Amazon side gig.
The 4 Steps to Create a Business as an Amazon Seller
It is a huge platform with lots of potential for entrepreneurs that will fit any type of strategy. There are some that involve a lot of upfront investment and some with just a little to get started.
How to Make Money During a Recession with Amazon FBA & Ecommerce
We recommend selling products on Amazon to earn some extra money during the economic downturn. Why? Well, there are a few reasons. We’ll go over all of them and show you how you can sell on Amazon and other ecommerce platforms to earn some extra income.
Plan your Amazon strategy, or pay the price. 5 insights for SA brands
Tim van der Bilt, head of global marketplace specialist, Incubeta Maze-One, shares five insights for local marketing leaders when considering how they should respond to Amazon’s local launch next year.
Unconventional Ways To Grow Your Amazon Sales With Norm Farrar
Today, I have my friend Norm Farrar on the show. Norm is a serial entrepreneur and leading Amazon expert with over 25 years of product sourcing and development experience.
How To Write Email HOOKS That Get More Opens and Make More SALES
Today we will be talking about something that is going to help you, and that is how to write email hooks that get more opens and makes more sales.
Seller Hacks From The Front Lines Of The Billion Dollar Seller Summit 2022
Kevin speaks with the top sellers and speakers at BDSS in Austin to share their hard-hitting strategies and wisdom to help you crush it on Amazon!