Archive for the 'Amazon Marketplace' Category

What to do When You Get Negative Feedback on Amazon

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

As much as I enjoy selling on Amazon, there are still times when I get kind of frustrated with them. A shipment I’ve sent in may get lost in transit or perhaps it arrived at the Amazon warehouse completely broken or damaged. Then there’s the occasional little warnings from Amazon “your photos aren’t in compliance” [...]

3 Tips to convert sales on Amazon

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Selling on Amazon is a lot like shaking hands with someone. First impressions mean a lot. If you give someone a firm handshake and a winning smile, they want to linger and get to know you a little better. If your handshake is weak or you don’t really have much to say, the person will [...]

Amazon and USPS Team Up for Sunday Deliveries

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

You may have heard some whisperings over the last few months that Amazon was considering Sunday deliveries. Well, as it turns out, this wasn’t just a rumor—Amazon has announced that starting on November 17th, customers in New York and Los Angeles will have Sunday delivery, with packages being delivered by none other than the United [...]

Seasonal Items and FBA: To Send or Not to Send

Monday, November 4th, 2013

It’s a few days before Halloween and you just hit the mother lode of vintage Halloween decorations. Do you store them away in your home for 10 months or do you go ahead and send them in to FBA? If you’re an experienced FBA seller you should already know the answer, but it is a [...]

Main Street Fairness Act Struck Down In Illinois

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

  The internet sales tax saga took another interesting turn last week as the Illinois Supreme Court struck down the Illinois Main Street Fairness Act. This law, informally known as the “Amazon Tax” was passed by Illinois in March 2011 as a way to level the playing field between brick-and-mortar businesses and online retailers. It [...]

4 Secrets to Help You Successfully Sell on Amazon FBA

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Selling merchandise through the fulfillment service by Amazon (FBA) is a fairly straight forward process. You simply find items you want to sell, bundle them up and ship them to one of Amazon’s many warehouses. Selling on Amazon FBA successfully, however — that’s a different story entirely.   Here are some things that can help [...]

Pros and Cons of Amazon FBA

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Ever since I started using Amazon’s FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) program, I’ve been excited whenever I have the opportunity to tell someone new about it. Still, I realize that it isn’t for everyone and after a recent conversation I had with someone who is trying to expand their business, I realized that while I often [...]