So you started your own business, and you can’t think of a better place to sell your products than on a popular online marketplace like eBay and Amazon. You’ve set up your page and product listings, received orders and shipped out items. Now you are ready to take it to the next level and increase your online sales.
Tips For Selling On Amazon
Below are 6 must-read articles with valuable information and tips for selling on Amazon.
In the 30-minute presentation, Brennan Burns, Senior Strategic Account Executive from Monsoon Commerce and Clayton Goodhue, Partner Sales Manager from Avalara discussed Amazon FBA, Amazon’s global fulfillment network, which has become increasingly popular given its benefits to third-party sellers. The webinar covered the benefits of FBA, tips to help capitalize on the opportunity, and what you need to know about one of the most frequently-asked questions around FBA: State sales tax.
Learning how to sell on eBay or Amazon is not a walk in the park – it often takes trial and error. Nevertheless, we’d like to help you bypass some of the most common mistakes folks make so you can see the fruits of your labor sooner.
As most e-commerce businesses grow, so do the logistics headaches of managing larger inventories and order volumes, often at a scale that can be difficult to handle from your local warehouse. The vital question quickly rises: should we be doing our own storage and fulfillment, or consider a warehouse option such as Amazon FBA?
Not every transaction has a happy ending. Sometimes, customers want to return their purchases or exchange for a different item. Every seller is vigilant to watch their outbound shipments to comply with Amazon standards, but the way you handle refunds and returns also greatly effects your Amazon seller account metrics.
Many marketplace merchants look for various approaches for their product to stand out from the crowd. Many times, the discussion focuses on price and being the lowest priced products available. However, having the lowest priced product is only half the battle. The other part of the problem many sellers struggle with is discovery – how can they make sure that their product comes up in the search results and catches the buyers attention.
Amazon and Amazon Marketplace present a massive opportunity to sellers, as well as an extremely competitive market for most retailers today. With over 25 top-level categories currently represented, the assortment, pricing, and competitive dynamics of this complex ecosystem can say a lot about your category’s present and future in eCommerce, and the importance of real-time visibility into your competitive landscape.
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