Amazon Launchpad – is it for you?

Amazon Launchpad is a service that Amazon has now been running for a good few years, promoting entrepreneurs and brand owners with unique and innovative products. It’s particularly interested in certified Black-owned businesses, and climate pledge friendly businesses, and it represents a great move up from Kickstarter for businesses that used that site to get their first products launched.

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Creating great A+ content

Do you remember the early days of the internet, when pages were just text? And then we got thumbnail photos, and people started using blinking comic sans in red with yellow outlines for their headers, just because they could?

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How to differentiate your product

They used to say “Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.” Not any more. Type “mousetrap” into Amazon and you get 631 results. How on earth can anyone choose?

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More money, less work – making your FBA business more efficient

Many people start FBA businesses part-time, hoping they’ll make enough money to give up the day job. And they make the money, and they give up the day job, and they grow the FBA business… and three or four years down the line, they wake up one morning and realize that in fact, they’ve just got themselves another job.

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Amazon Livestreaming

One of Amazon’s newest developments is live shopping – Amazon Live (https://advertising.amazon.com/en-us/solutions/products/amazon-live?ref_=a20m_us_blg_amzninfl_b_lv). Amazon has recruited – and is still recruiting – influencers to host livestreams.

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Beating the Black Hats on Amazon

There are plenty of people who can’t be bothered to work out their own business model or product – they just want to cream the profit out of someone else’s. Unfortunately, they flourish on Amazon, as some honest sellers have found to their cost.

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Target your competitors – Take aim! Ready! Sell!

Take a look at the top-selling products in your space – the major competition. Try to find out where they are weak.

For instance, if you look at customer reviews, you’ll easily see where your competitor is going wrong. Sometimes you’ll find customers really unhappy about a weakness; other times, you’ll need to pick up on hints.

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Amazon FBA Big Trends Late 2021

The last couple of years have been a time out for many people – Covid restrictions have cramped their style. But at the same time, lock-downs, shelter-in-place, and teleworking have given many a taste of a different lifestyle – or the desire to change their lives.

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