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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PPC Tips & Ways To Make Your Campaigns Better!

There are people all over the place who will tell you they have the secret formula for your business. A recent podcast about ‘day-parting’ on Google Ads was one good example.

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Q4 is the time to make super profits!

The fourth quarter is the time for any retailer to make super profits. That applies every bit as much on Amazon as in the mall; there’s a huge spike in both searches and sales. There’s Black Friday,  Cyber Monday, Thanksgiving, Hallowe’en, Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa; lots to look forward to!

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How to write a good product listing

To write a great product listing you can’t just say what your product is, generically. In a brick-and-mortar shop, you can get away with having a SKU called ‘shirt’ or ‘sweater’. Customers can look at the label to see what fabric it’s made of or what size it is. On Amazon, you need to be much more specific.

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Amazon’s new direction

Amazon could probably afford to sit on its laurels. It owns half the market in US e-commerce. It has high market shares around the world, notably in the UK, Europe, and India. It’s the gorilla in its marketplace.

But Amazon keeps innovating; it’s always trying new things.

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How to get the most out of using Alibaba for sourcing´┐╝

Alibaba is a really great way to source products to sell on Amazon. The Chinese company is a massive e-commerce platform, not unlike eBay or Amazon. The big difference is that it doesn’t sell to consumers; it’s strictly B2B (business to business).

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How To Manage Your Amazon PPC Ads

If you’re selling on FBA you’ll almost certainly be using Amazon Pay Per Click (PPC) ads to get traffic to your product page. But it can be quite a job getting it right.

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