This post is by James Thomson, Partner of Buybox Experts, a consultancy supporting brands selling on Amazon and other marketplaces. James is also president of PROSPER Show, a continuing education conference focused on developing training and best-practice materials for early-stage online sellers.
Why is it so hard to get your pricing right on Amazon?
You want to win the sale, but you also want to make profit. Any decent MBA student will tell you that no matter how skilled a business owner is at building, marketing and distributing products, only those efforts around pricing will bring revenue (and hopefully profits) into your business.
Correspondingly, no matter how attractive the Amazon marketplace may look to a third-party seller, long-term success is not possible without a comprehensive understanding of how to price products profitably. Unfortunately, the vast majority of retailers/sellers – whether online or brick and mortar – under-invest in building effective pricing strategies. But we can fix that right here, right now.
This post is by James Amazio, a veteran online marketer, web designer, and developer. He is also the founder of Feedbackz, software which can automatically email Amazon buyers with follow-up requests for seller feedback and product reviews. This post was first published in two parts on the Feedbackz blog: Amazon Success Story and Amazon Horror Story.
I am writing this long-overdue story about my journey on Amazon FBA. I’ll try to get into some good stuff from humble beginnings to month 8.
This post is by Mark Scott Adams, a serial entrepreneur who has started, built and sold six businesses. He is also a full-time Amazon seller, author, speaker and creator of the popular Amazon training course FBA HeadStart.
I spend my days working as a full-time Amazon seller and helping my students private-label their Amazon products in my FBA HeadStart training program.
We cover a variety of questions and topics on a daily basis.
But still the most asked question I get from my students is…
How do I find products to sell on Amazon?
Quite frankly, this is actually a really good question. But the better question is “how do I find the right products and the right market?” The two go hand in hand.
Despite the name, Feedback Genius does a lot more than help Amazon sellers build positive feedback. It’s actually an all-round email automation tool that can send messages to buyers when an item is ordered, dispatched or even received.
Seller Labs have two more innovative tools for Amazon sellers: Scope and Snagshout. Scope is an Amazon research tool, currently being redeveloped, and Snagshout helps sellers get sales and product reviews. All together they make an impressive line-up, particularly for a company that’s only two years old.
I caught up with Paul Johnson, the co-founder of Seller Labs, to ask how the business got started, what’s the story behind each of their tools, and what they’re working on right now.
* Scope and Snagshout are only compatible with Amazon.com, and will only appear in our listings for readers in the US. Feedback Genius has support for the UK, US and EU Amazon marketplaces.