Handling Amazon fee increases

Some FBA sellers react to Amazon fee increases with a huge dose of negativity. It’s the beginning of the end; Amazon doesn’t really want FBA sellers, it’s trying to ruin them, the business isn’t as profitable as it used to be and soon it will be all over.

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Optimizing Your Business In Q4

Q4 is your big chance to sell a whole lot of product, so most FBA sellers spend the quarter focusing single-mindedly on unit sales.

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Amazon FBA: Passive Income Business?

Some people want to treat their FBA business as passive income. They source the product, launch it, and then just leave it to tick over.

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Has Amazon Hit The Skids?

Wall Street was not happy with Amazon’s third-quarter results, and that’s putting it mildly. The shares fell 13 percent on the day, as Amazon missed consensus earnings estimates and predicted a subdued holiday season.

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It’s time to say goodbye – when it’s time to shut a listing

Sometimes, despite all the care you take over product selection, you end up with a product that just isn’t selling. And if nothing you try has any effect on sales, you may need to say goodbye to that product – close that listing and move on.

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How to have a super-profitable Q4

The last three months of the year are always the time that most retailers make the most profit, and that’s true for FBA sellers too. However, the pot of gold won’t arrive of its own accord – you need to put some hard work in. It can get hectic.

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Finance options for the FBA business

Many FBA sellers get started with their own money, buying their initial inventory themselves and moving on from there. They don’t typically borrow from the bank to set the business up.

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Minimizing the cost of your Amazon returns

The cost of returns is one you probably didn’t think about when you started your FBA business, but it can be a major cost of business. It can take away over a quarter of your profit without your realizing it!

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Understanding Amazon Sales Rank

Sales rank, or BSR (Best Sellers Rank) is one of the most important numbers when you’re an FBA seller. It shows where your product stands in the competitive universe, and obviously, you want it to be number one.

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Amazon’s Small and Light Program – tiny fees for tiny products

When you’re making your business plan, you need to include Amazon’s fees in as a product cost. If you’re selling goods in the $25-100 range, it’s not a problem. But if you want to sell goods that are below $10, the referral fees can be a real issue, and can even stop you making a profit at all.

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