How To Become an Amazon Featured Merchant

Looking for a new way for your e-commerce business to become more visible and profitable? Consider becoming an Amazon Featured Merchant. Here’s a look at how to achieve Featured Merchant status and the benefits of this level of selling on Amazon. First, become a Pro Merchant. As long as you are planning to sell at […]

Amazon FBA vs. Direct Fulfillment: The Pros and Cons

When you sell on Amazon, you’re faced with the choice of whether to ship via Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) or directly. With FBA, you pay Amazon a monthly fee to store your products in the marketplace’s fulfillment centers, plus to have Amazon receive, fulfill and ship the item. Otherwise, you may fulfill and ship from […]

The Disadvantages of Using Amazon FBA

If you sell on Amazon, you likely are aware that Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) sellers have certain advantages over Fulfilled by Merchant (FBM) sellers – including exposure to more potential buyers and faster delivery. However, FBA comes with a few caveats as well.  While FBA does offer many benefits, that doesn’t mean it’s always the […]

Amazon’s Automate Pricing: Pros and Cons

You’ve chosen your products and thought about marketing methods for your Amazon e-commerce store. But what about pricing? Setting the right cost per product will ultimately determine whether shoppers will stay on your site or move on; even more important is the ability to stay competitive in the marketplace. But how can you consistently stay […]

6 Pitfalls to Avoid When You’re Selling on Amazon

Amazon.com has set strict rules for e-commerce sellers, and if you break those rules, you could find yourself suspended or terminated from using the popular marketplace. If you want to reap the benefits of selling on Amazon, here are 6 pitfalls to avoid. Pitfall 1: Not paying attention to price parity. Your selling agreement with […]

How DIM Weight Pricing Will Impact Amazon’s FBA Fees in 2015

To reflect the changing costs of fulfillment, transportation and customer service, as well as to align with recent industry standard changes such as dimensional (DIM) weight pricing changes – Amazon.com will be adjusting certain fees for its Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program. If large-but-light items are part of your Amazon FBA product line, here’s what […]

[Infographic] Amazon Turns 20!

Launched on July 16th 1995, Amazon has grown to become one of the leading online marketplaces in the world today. Curious to learn about Amazon‘s Founder and CEO, Jeff Bezoz and how he started the company? Read on for more info! Can’t see the infographic? View it here (use your browser zoom to enlarge). Download this infographic. Embed […]

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Using Fulfillment By Amazon

“You sell it; we ship it,” touts Amazon.com on its Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) information page. What exactly does this mean? In a nutshell, the service allows sellers like you to store your products in Amazon’s fulfillment centers, and when you make a sale, Amazon handles shipping, handling and customer service – not you. FBA […]

10 Tips to Grow Sales on Amazon

Amazon is one of the first places multitudes of shoppers look for when making a purchase — whether it is a book or clothing or soup or household appliances, Amazon has got it all. Now more than ever, securing your foothold in the Amazon marketplace can mean big things for your e-commerce site. Looking to grow your sales? […]

Five Tips to Maintain a Strong Seller Feedback Rating on Amazon

Your reputation as an Amazon seller hinges upon customer satisfaction, and nowhere is that satisfaction more evident – or absent! – than in your feedback rating. Here are five tips to help you maintain a strong seller feedback rating on Amazon. Tip #1: Prioritize customer service. Great customer service actually begins before you have a buyer. […]