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How to List Items on Amazon

Part 3 in a 3-Part Series

In case you have missed the full article series, Part 1 of “How to Sell on Amazon for Beginners” includes a basic overview while Part 2 shows you how to sell on Amazon step-by-step.

We are now in Part 3 where I will show you how to list, price, and ship your inventory into the Amazon fulfillment centers.

 

How to Determine Your Selling Price

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How to Sell on Amazon for Beginners – Part 2

How to Sell on Amazon Part 2

Part 2 in a 3-Part Series

Dear reader:

If you read “How to Sell on Amazon for Beginners - Part 1,” then you now have an overview of how selling on Amazon works.

Let’s get into the nitty gritty details of how to open a seller account, find items to sell, calculate your net profit, and how to price your items.

 

How to Sell on Amazon Step-By-Step

Step 1: Open a seller account as an individual or professional. Go to Amazon Seller Central and click on “Register now.”

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How to Sell on Amazon for Beginners – Part 1

How to Sell On Amazon part 1

Part 1 in a 3-Part Series

Dear Reader:

Are you curious about selling on Amazon and don’t know where to start? Well, you are in luck!

I just put together this “How to Sell on Amazon for Beginners” guide that will help you get started immediately.

This is the most comprehensive step-by-step guide to date that will help any new Amazon seller reach their goals. It is a 3-part series, so make sure to read all 3 posts (posts #2 and #3 will be posted here in the 3rd and 4th week of May 2019, respectively). And at the end of post #3, I'll give you my best free and inexpensive resources so you can get even more help! [click to continue…]

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eFlip vs. Zen Arbitrage onilne book sourcing software

Online Book Arbitrage Software Battle

 

In 2015 (4 years ago), I started hearing about “online book arbitrage,” the practice of mining Amazon for cheap merchant fulfilled books that could be resold via FBA (back on Amazon) at a profit.
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The Best Online Arbitrage Software For Amazon FBA Sellers Making Money At Home

It’s easier than ever for Amazon FBA sellers to make more money from home when using online arbitrage software. Today I’ll tell you about my personal favorite tool to use.

Like you, I would spend hours online looking for deals to buy and then flip on Amazon or eBay. One day I said “there has to be an easier way.” So I tried using online arbitrage software that was either expensive, useless, or both. So I did the next best thing: [click to continue…]

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Plus: The Nasty Email I Received...

product sourcing for Amazon - review email

If you're an Amazon seller, you've probably come across 'BOLO' (Be On The Lookout) groups on Facebook or elsewhere.

"What's a BOLO group?" you ask?

A BOLO group is, simply, a group of online sellers sharing product leads with each other.

The product leads are what they've found in stores - some are online - that are selling at those stores for a price far less than on Amazon, and sometimes eBay.

Thus, by joining a BOLO group - usually for a fee - you can be alerted to those product sourcing ideas, too.  Then you can visit your local stores and try to locate the same products with the objective of buying it and then selling it online for a significant profit. (As you know, that's called "retail arbitrage.")

But do those BOLO groups really work? [click to continue…]

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online arbitrage sourcing strategies

Online arbitrage sourcing is one of my favorite ways to source products and make money selling on Amazon. What I love about this method is that it is so easy for anyone with Internet access and a small amount of cash or credit card to get started. [click to continue…]

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sell on amazon ebay 2017

Hi Readers:

As you're enjoying the income from your Q4 2018 Amazon and eBay sales, you should be effectively managing your 2019 sourcing, spending and budgeting. Extra money is always easy to spend, but please do it wisely and with some forethought. To help you, [click to continue…]

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Amazing Selling Machine is not a scam, but…

Amazing Selling Machine alternatives

Amazing Selling Machine (ASM) is not a scam by any means. It is 100% legitimate.

There, I said it.

ASM does NOT compensate me if you buy their $4997+ program. Go ahead, get it here. <-- That's not an affiliate link. (Translation: I don't get paid anything if you buy it.)

Why am I saying it's not a scam, then? Well, it isn't. If you remember a few years ago, I gave those guys (Matt and Jason, founders of ASM) a really hard time, and went out of my way to discourage you from signing up.

But as years went by, a weird thing happened. Those guys proved that they're a legitimate business. And they kept churning out legitimate Amazon seller success stories, growing and hiring at their office in Houston Texas, attracting quality partners, and honoring all their 30-day refund requests from customers.

But I'm still not promoting ASM. That may sound crazy to you. Because as an affiliate with the size of my audience (17,000+ unique readers, 4,000+ Facebook followers, and 10,000+ YouTube subscribers), I could make an easy $20,000+ in affiliate commissions from ASM - in 2 weeks!

Am I stupid? No. I'm not promoting it because the price - up to $6,000 if you pay in installments - unsettles me a little. That's not ASM's fault - they're pricing what the market will bear. Thousands of ambitious Amazon sellers will buy it.  Some will succeed, others will fail - but that has nothing to do with ASM (more on that in a moment).

ASM is arguably a bargain if it's juxtaposed against, say, my useless Boston University MBA, which I paid $35,000 for in 1998. An MBA today (still useless in most scenarios) will cost you at least $60,000

But many of my readers are hard-pressed for cash, just starting out, or not ready to make such a large financial commitment.

See, there are other trusted Amazon systems/courses that focus on sourcing and selling private label products (your own products on Amazon), for a fraction of the price. And they're all from my honest, trustworthy partners.

And many of you will ask me "Jordan, what's the difference between Amazing Selling Machine and your recommended [Enter Course Name Here]?"

The truthful answer: Not a whole lot.

All the trusted courses:

  • Teach the general same techniques and strategies
  • Offer a few bells and whistles.
  • Offer no-questions-asked money back guarantees

But none of them has THE magic bullet to your success. Nor do they offer anything that makes private label markedly "easier" or "faster".

(Some of them will respond to this post and say "Yeah but we have ___________ features that make us really unique from the rest!". That's a great selling point but it's not critical to you pulling off private label successfully. I don't care what the features are.)

See, an Amazon seller's degree of success tends to directly correlate to the amount of work he/she puts in to learning and doing, regardless of which trusted course they take.

Oh boy that was good. So I'll say it again:

An Amazon seller's degree of success tends to directly correlate to the amount of work he/she puts in to learning and doing...

A course (again, a trusted one) is something that can help you along the way. If you follow it step-by-step and execute, it's a tremendous asset.

And with other trusted courses generally teaching the same tactics, why pay that much? You don't need the bells and whistles to be sucessful.

So, what are my top recommendations* for you?

For Private Label (what Amazing Selling Machine teaches):

1.) Private Label 3.0 Plus Mentorship program ($497). This will teach you Private Label the "Easy Way" via their 8 step-by-step modules and live mentoring (3 months of mentoring in their Facebook group are included, then $47/month afterward if you elect to continue with mentoring). You get lifetime access and lifetime updates to the Private Label courses and a 30 day, 10o% money back guarantee. Right now it's my top pick. At least read the testimonials halfway down the page here.

2.) StartupBros  ($1997) If you're looking for an apples-to-apples close pick to ASM but for $3,000 less, the StartupBros have been churning out big e-commerce experts for a while now (I've been following them for a few years.) Learn step-by-step how to launch a profitable e-commerce business from scratch. You can pay in installments, give full access to a partner for just $197 extra, and enjoy their 90-day 100% money back guarantee.

Other trusted experts:

My most critical advice for you: whether you buy ASM, another course/system, or learn on your own for free:  Take action. I've seen hundreds of sellers fail because they don't take the first few steps - they just prematurely quit. Take action, follow through, ask questions, and pick yourself up if you fall down.

I welcome your comments and feedback below.

-Jordan

*I am an affiliate of some of my recommendations above (Not ASM). That means if you buy any of them, I may receive a small commission from them.

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online arbitrage

Online arbitrage is still a viable way to make money selling on Amazon. It is one of 3 major ways I still source products today and it continues to bring in plenty of money. [click to continue…]

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  • Online Arbitrage: How Amazon FBA Sellers Can Maximize Their Profits

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