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4 Ways Amazon Sellers Get Burned (Avoid This)

If you feel your sales 'bombed' in 2019, this post is for you.

What's best to sell on Amazon? Avoid these traps

Some Amazon sellers report 2019 was their least profitable year to date

Those sellers had one thing in common: they all were sourcing clearance products mainly from stores and online ("retail arbitrage" and "online arbitrage").

And they all faced similar issues. Chances are, you did too:

  • Policy Warnings with Product Takedowns: Sellers can suddenly be restricted from selling an item; or the item disappeared entirely from Amazon, leaving the seller stuck with inventory he or she can't sell
  • Seller Saturation and Financial Loss due to hundreds of sellers jumping on the same product
  • Suspension from Customers' (False) 'Inauthentic' Complaints - when a customer complaint puts your Amazon seller account at great risk
  • Suspension from another seller's (False) 'Counterfeit' Complaints - when an Amazon seller copies your product, makes their own listing on Amazon, then files a complaint to Amazon stating you are selling a counterfeit version of their item

In this blog post, I'll be exposing more of these seller traps. [click to continue…]

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The Best Amazon Seller Software and Tools

Review of Amazon seller software and tools

I reviewed the best Amazon seller software and tools on the market for 2020 and organized it according to business growth needs.

Before we jump right in, I have one word of caution: No software or tool is perfect. 

And: this is a brand new and crazy industry. A firm that I find reputable and trustworthy one day can ‘disappear’ the following year. So do your homework, take advantage of free trials if they’re available, and ask your peers for their recommendations before you spend your hard-earned money.

That said, here is a crazy long list of the best Amazon seller software and tools for all levels.

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eFlip vs. Zen Arbitrage onilne book sourcing software

Online Book Arbitrage Software Battle

 

In 2015 (5 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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How to flip products on Amazon

Dear Reader:

My mind is blown once again ...

See, veteran multi-stream income expert recently Jim Cockrum interviewed a former "regular job" guy Jimmy (above, l.) who is just crushing it with his $100,000+ per month Amazon business

Why should you care?

I'll tell you...

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Resell Black Friday sourcing flip

It's that time of year again, where online sellers grab great deals to flip during the holiday season. Black Friday falls on Friday, November 29, 2019, the day after Thanksgiving, as always. Although it's traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year, retailers have stretched out Black Friday to really encompass at least a week or more.

Check out the following strategies to help you prepare for Black Friday online sourcing and in stores, stretch your sourcing dollars, and grab the right products to flip:

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How I Made Big Profits Last Christmas. (Copy me)

Resell on Amazon Christmas 2019

Above is a fraction of the inventory I'm reselling on Amazon for Christmas 2019. Now: Time to get yours.

Dear Reader:

I thought I knew it all.

See, I've been reselling products online - and writing about it in this blog -  for ten (ten!) years now.

And around October of every year I get the same question from dozens of readers:

"Jordan, what can I sell during the Christmas season to make big money?"

 

And my answer was always the same: "It's too late, you should have bought clearance items during the Summer."

Years later, I discovered I was only partially correct.

That's right.  You can find products to resell (online and in stores) during October, November, and December, and still make a lot of money.

That is, if you have the right advice on exactly what to buy...

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Ungated for Amazon brands

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I get emails all the time: "Jordan, I can't sell products by [Brand]. What can I do?" 

If you source products in stores or online to resell on Amazon, you've undoubtedly come across the below image when listing or researching a product:

restricted product on amazon

 

Or, if you're using the free Amazon seller App ( iPhone/Android), this: [click to continue…]

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7 Reasons Why Selling Toys on eBay Is Super Profitable

Selling Used Toys on eBay - does it still work?

Reminiscing

Ten years ago, I was fired from my big-city advertising agency job. (I hated it).

And that's when I turned my part-time job selling on eBay & Amazon into my "full time" gig. [click to continue…]

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It’s Time to Rethink Christmas

retail arbitrage 2019Above: A very recent sourcing trip. I paid average 68% below retail, and I had help with where to go and what to buy.

Dear Reader:

Every Fall, I get an influx of emails from Amazon sellers in a panicasking "What can I sell online to make money this Christmas?

The problem: By then, it's too late for most sellers to source products for the Holiday.

Instead, right now (Summer '19) is the time for you to start sourcing for products to resell Christmas/Q4 shopping season. This is whether you sell on Amazon or eBay (or anywhere else).

Why now?

Because every Summer, retail chains clear out their inventory to make way for new releases and stock for Christmas.

That means there are incredible bargains to be had by savvy online merchants like you and me.

In fact, for the past 2 weeks, I've been grabbing deeply discounted merchandise in stores (and online) at up to 75% off.

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Learn his easy arbitrage methods for about $3/day
Amazon Selling Expert

Dear Reader:

My mind is blown...

See, veteran multi-stream income expert Jim Cockrum just interviewed former high-school teacher and all around 'regular' guy J.R. Cagle (above left).

Why should you care?

I'll tell you...

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  • He Buys *Below* Wholesale. See Inside His Amazon Seller Account.

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