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 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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Don’t make these simple Amazon FBA mistakes!

You might not believe it, but even experienced Amazon sellers sometimes make mistakes. Amazon has a simple business model but it’s a complex business, so you need to cross the t’s and dot the i’s.

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Big brand influencers vs nano-influencers

When you’re starting an online brand, using social media influencers is one way of gaining customer trust. You can’t offer a taste of your spice mix or let people pick up your cook-pots in their hands, but you can let an influencer do that and make a video about it. Because the big influencers have great relationships with their followers, if they recommend your product, customers will believe them.

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Managing your advertising strategically

When you launched your first product, you probably did everything yourself. Advertising was just one of the many tasks you had to cope with – including sourcing, freight, costing and pricing, getting your account and your product pages set up, and so on. You will have taken decisions tactically, focusing on giving your product the best launch you could.

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Amazon Vine Program And Other Ways To Get Reviews

One of the crucial factors in ensuring your product’s success is getting good reviews on Amazon. However, you’re not allowed to give products away in order to get reviews (as you could before 2016), so it can be difficult to get your product on the radar.

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