Category: Selling on Amazon

Posts in the Selling on Amazon category reveal what I’ve learned about selling on Amazon’s platform, strategies I’ve used to rank, get the coveted “buy box” and increase sales.

Unraveling Amazon Barcode Requirements for New Listings and FBA

Wondering what to do About Barcodes for Your Amazon Products? A lot of sellers, new and experienced, struggle with understanding Amazon barcode requirements. I did, too, until I cracked the code! What makes it confusing is that barcodes come into play in two different ways: When setting up a ...

Q: Are Amazon FBA Sellers Responsible for Refunds? A: Not Always.

Refund Notifications from Amazon are a Bummer Amazon FBA sellers get notifications from time-to-time that a customer refund has been issued. It's a bummer, but it happens. However, it's not always a cost that the seller should eat. The trick is knowing when to  chalk it up to the cost of running ...

Amazon Shipping Fees Can Bite You Twice

Oops. I'm Undercharging For Shipping! I feel kind of stupid writing this post. Why? Because I've been selling on Amazon for over two years and I just now discovered that Amazon charges a "shipping commission" on FBM sales (Fulfillment by Merchant). Yep, that's right. When you buy your shipping ...

How I Kicked a Hijacker Off My Amazon Listing

How I Kicked a Hijacker Off My Amazon Listing As you build your business, you'll find that you also have to protect it. One of the beauties of private labeling is that you can create listings on Amazon and be the only seller. It's your brand, your product. That is until someone starts tromping ...