What do Amazon’s New Long-Term Storage Fees Mean?

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Amazon’s long-term storage fees were updated on August 15th, increasing charges on the minimum monthly charge for items that are in storage for longer periods of time. The increased fees are dependent on the number of units and the amount of space they are occupying. The way that Amazon has historically assessed long-term storage is by monitoring items on the …

Can I Ask for Buyer Feedback?

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Can I Ask for Buyer Feedback? Reviews are essential to your Amazon store for a few reasons: they help increase your Seller Authority, they help increase your conversion rate, and they help inform potential customers. Amazon has been more and more restrictive about how sellers ask for feedback, but the short answer to ‘Can I ask for buyer feedback?’ is …

Amazon Reviews: Overview

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How can I get Amazon reviews for my products? If you ask anyone trying to sell anything online, they will tell you that customer reviews help improve conversion rates. Customer reviews on Amazon also play a role in your product’s rankings in search results as well as your product’s conversion rate and click-through rate. But how do you go about …

What is An Amazon Reseller?

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What is An Amazon Reseller? An Amazon reseller is simply someone or some company that buys products and sells them on Amazon. Much of the time, they have purchased items at wholesale or in bulk form a distributor. Many businesses that sell on Amazon know who the resellers of their products are, but at the same time there are resellers …

Selling on Amazon: HazMat Products

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Selling on Amazon: HazMat Products This might seem like a strange concept to tackle, but as Amazon grows and grows, the products you can find there also grow, including HazMat products. Now, we aren’t talking about industrial waste or plutonium or even human waste and blood although those are certainly HazMat products. We are talking about everyday products that are …

Seller Central Customer Feedback

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Seller Central Feedback Amazon’s review and feedback systems are crucial to your store’s success for a number of reasons. The biggest advantage of good customer reviews is the inherent trust that other customers place on these reviews. Amazon also places a lot of emphasis on good customer ratings as it affects a seller’s ability to get into the Buy Box …

Why You Should Hire an Amazon Agency

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Amazon agencies are cropping up, should you hire one? Amazon was built for folks that wanted to sell their own products. Everything about Amazon – to an extent – has been created with small business owners who want to reach a larger audience in mind. Unfortunately for those small business owners, or even large companies looking to sell on Amazon, …

Amazon Transparency Tracking

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Amazon Takes One More Step Against Counterfeit Products Amazon has long been a champion of the brands that choose to sell through the ecommerce platform, and now they are making it even easier for brands to ensure authenticity with Transparency. What is Transparency? Amazon Transparency allows customers to see everything about their purchased product including manufacture date and location. Amazon …

Amazon Makes Move Towards Off-Amazon Advertising

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Amazon is Making Advertising Moves It’s no secret that Amazon is trying to take over the world. Now it is moving into digital advertising. Recently, Bloomberg reported that Amazon stopped buying a type of ad from Google, and now it is being reported that amazon is set to roll out its own remarketing product. This is in the wake of …

How Do I Increase My Amazon Seller Central Storage Limit?

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How Do I Increase My Amazon Seller Central Storage Limit? The easiest way to increase your storage limit for your Seller Central account is by moving 8% of your inventory for 9 consecutive weeks. Once you accomplish that\, then you can increase your inventory every two weeks until you have the inventory space you need, Your inventory space will never …

Product Listing Backend Keywords

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What Keywords Should You Use in Your Product Listings? As you build your product listing, you will come across a field labeled “Keywords.” But what keywords should you put in the field? Advertising keywords? SEO keywords? Are there other keywords that we haven’t discovered yet? The keywords that you should focus this limited space on are Brand Keywords. Brand keywords …

Amazon Product Listing Best Practices

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Amazon Product Listing Best Practices Your store is set up, if you are on Seller Central your products are at Amazon’s DCs, and you are selling some products, but not as many as you wanted. Why aren’t your products selling? When you search for your product, you don’t even see it listed on the first page and you know that …

What is Amazon SEO?

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What is Amazon SEO? SEO stands for search engine optimization, and since Amazon utilizes a different algorithm than Google or Bing, we use the term Amazon SEO. Basically, Amazon SEO is SEO that assumes transactions. The optimization that takes place under this assumption is then almost purely informational, hence product listings with product dimensions and bulleted feature lists. Question queries …