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Sell on Amazon: A Guide to Amazon’s Marketplace, Seller Central, and Fulfillment by Amazon Programs

by Steve Weber

An excellent book which I highly recommend.

sell-on-amazon2If you are in business to sell consumer goods — or you want to be — you should be on Amazon.com.

More than 90 million customers shop at Amazon. As its global business booms, Amazon is inviting all sorts of independent sellers — large and small businesses, individuals, and mom-and-pop shops — to sell their merchandise right on Amazon.

Whether you’re just starting or already in business, you can boost your sales and profits by showing your wares on Amazon, the world’s biggest store. Everything you need to start converting your items into cash is in this book by Steve Weber, one of the most successful and highly rated sellers in Amazon history:

  • How to set up shop on Amazon and generate worldwide sales volume with no up-front cost, risk or advertising.
  • Run your Amazon store from home, a warehouse or a walk-in store-or outsource everything to Amazon’s fulfillment center.
  • Find bargain inventory; target niche markets for big profits.
  • Get tax deductions and write-offs for business use of your home.
  • Use Amazon as a stand-alone business or a lead generator for an existing busines.
  • Pay lower sales commissions on Amazon.
  • Sell your inventions, crafts or intellectual property on Amazon.
  • Guard against scammers and rip-off artists.
  • Automate your business with easy-to-use tools

FROM THE TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • GET STARTED ON AMAZON
    SEE THE FOUR DEGREES OF AMAZON
    LIST AN ITEM ON MARKETPLACE
    DESCRIBE YOUR ITEM’S CONDITION
    RATE YOUR ITEMS’ CONDITION
    SET YOUR PRICE
    SET SHIPPING LOCATIONS, OTHER OPTIONS
    SET QUANTITY AND SKU
    TAKE AMAZON PAYMENTS
    PAY FEES AND COMMISSIONS
    IDENTIFY YOUR PRODUCTS
  • MANAGE INVENTORY
    SEARCH AND SORT YOUR LISTINGS
    REPRICE YOUR LISTINGS
    Q&A: HOW OFTEN SHOULD I REPRICE?
    EDIT YOUR LISTINGS
    RELIST YOUR ITEMS
    MANAGE INVENTORY THE SMART WAY
    RECONCILE YOUR INVENTORY
    UPLOAD INVENTORY FILES TO AMAZON
    USE SKUS
    SECURE YOUR AMAZON ACCOUNT
    BEST PRACTICES
    VIEW AND SEARCH YOUR ORDERS
    CREATE A PRODUCT DETAIL PAGE
    AMAZON VELOCITY LIMITS
    BEST PRACTICES
    CONTACT AMAZON.COM
    GET HELP FROM OTHER SELLERS
  • STAY ON THE LAW’S RIGHT SIDE
    YOUR BUSINESS’S LEGAL STRUCTURE
    LOCAL ORDINANCES
  • STAY ON AMAZON’S GOOD SIDE
    PROHIBITED ITEMS
    LISTING RULES
    PRODUCT DETAIL PAGE OFFENSES
    CONTENT PROHIBITED ON DETAIL PAGES
    SOFTWARE SALES
    AMAZON PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
    CONDITION GUIDELINES
  • KICK IT UP A NOTCH
    AUTOMATION
    GET EFFICIENT WITH FULFILLMENT SOFTWARE
    DO-IT-YOURSELF BULK LISTING
    WORKING WITH SPREADSHEETS
    REFINE YOUR TEMPLATE
    A WORD ABOUT SKUS
    A WORD ABOUT ISBNS
  • SOURCE USED ITEMS FOR RESALE
    LIVE AUCTIONS
    GET MERCHANDISE ON CONSIGNMENT
  • EXPLORE SELLER CENTRAL
    USE SELLER CENTRAL
    CUSTOMER COMMUNICATION GUIDELINES
    INDIRECT COMMUNICATION
    SELLER DESKTOP
    UPLOAD PRODUCTS TO AMAZON
    AMAZON PRODUCT INFORMATION
  • HANDLE YOUR FULFILLMENT
    OTHER SHIPPING RESOURCES
    CHOOSE A SHIPPING COMPANY
    SHIPPING MATERIALS
    SHIPPING TIMEFRAMES
    BEST PRACTICES
    Q&A: IS DELIVERY CONFIRMATION WORTH IT?
  • OUTSOURCE YOUR FULFILLMENT
    GET A LEG UP ON COMPETITION
    TYPICAL COSTS OF FULFILLMENT BY AMAZON
    USE FBA ‘BASIC FULFILLMENT’
    COMPETING WITH FBA
    DRAWBACKS OF FULFILLMENT BY AMAZON
    LOST OR DAMAGED FBA ITEMS
    FULFILLMENT BY AMAZON FACTS
    BEST PRACTICES
    SMART FBA SHIPPING
    AMAZON EASYSELL
    USE AMAZON AS A DROP-SHIPPER
    IMPORTS AND EXPORTS
    EXPORT ITEMS
    PREPARE ITEMS FOR SHIPMENT
  • COMPETE WITH FEEDBACK
    FEEDBACK GROUND RULES
    KEEP A HIGH FEEDBACK AVERAGE
    SELLER PERFORMANCE TARGETS
    FEEDBACK REMOVAL
    RESPOND TO NEGATIVE FEEDBACK

Get this highly recommend book Sell on Amazon today.