Ed. Note: Many of my readers worry about keeping their Amazon account safe when their virtual assistants have access to it. So I contacted Matt Harrison, VP of Strategy of FreeeUp, to write this guest post. I have personally relied on FreeeUp for finding trusted, cost-effective, talented virtual assistants for my business. This guest article has some direct, tactical tips on ensuring your Amazon account stays secure.
Matt Harrison, VP of Strategy, Freeeup
Keeping your Amazon account safe is a top concern from Amazon FBA sellers. It’s not difficult to do when you are the only one who accesses it. When you start outsourcing work, however, keeping your Amazon account safe becomes something that you need to pay more attention to.
Hiring anyone to help you with your Amazon account means that you’ll have to give them access. There’s no way around it. But there are ways to minimize the risk that this can bring to your business. We know that it can be technically challenging to get this set up if you’ve never done it before. This is why we have put together this simple step-by-step guide.
You can grant access easily without worrying about allowing someone you don’t know into your account.
There is nothing you can do to bring the risk factor down to zero when granting Amazon account access. You can prevent many issues, however, if you follow these three steps.[click to continue…]
The Wholesale Formula Enrollment is Feb. 10 - 13, 2020 here.
The Wholesale Formula ("TWF") is a proven blueprint/system for sourcing and selling wholesale products profitably on Amazon. Its founders Dan Meadors and Dylan Frost (above) have sold over $25M in wholesale products on Amazon. (Full disclosure: I'm an affiliate partner of TWF, so I may be compensated if you purchase it).[click to continue…]
00:12:03 - Sourcing products in stores ("Retail arbitrage") has gotten a lot harder.
00:12:25 - "If we didn't transition out of Retail Arbitrage, Amazon would have eaten us up and we'd have to go get 'real jobs'."
00:13:35 - "We source products the way Amazon wants us to - it's the same way they do it too."
00:14:00 - How any Amazon seller can start sourcing wholesale today.
00:16:20 - How Dan and Dylan use "Reverse Sourcing" to find the best products to source, and then build a relationship directly with the brand or manufacturer. (More on this in their Free Workshop: http://TWFWorkshop.com)
00:19:00 - No warehouse needed! Dan & Dylan have their products sent right from the manufacturer, into Amazon FBA warehouses
00:19:50 - 99% of Sellers Sourcing Wholesale are doing it wrong, and here's why it doesn't work
00:24:00 - The simplicity of providing value to a supplier you want to source from.
00:27:00 - Amazon wants MORE 3rd party sellers because there is more profit for them (vs. them buying and carrying the product themselves.
00:31:00 - Why critics who say "Amazon has too many sellers" are WRONG.
Let me know what you think. Remember Dan and Dylan will show you their business model in their free workshop Jan. 30 - Feb. 13, 2020. Get access here: TWFWorkshop.com