Amazon Selling is Easier Than You Think

Posted by andy Mccoy on January 25th, 2020

It’s not a secret that Amazon is one of the most influential websites both for sellers and buyers, because of its capability to reach millions of customers all over the world.

One of the good things about the Amazon platform is that sellers, even beginners, will be able to easily get started because of how intuitive the process is.

When potential Amazon sellers look at the website, they see that there are two available plans to choose from - the Individual and Professional plans (which basically refer to standard and premium plans).

A lot of the potential Amazon sellers see this as an advantage because it brings a certain level of flexibility for their business' preferences and needs.

The primary difference between the two is that the Individual plan requires for Amazon sellers to pay --content--.99 for every sale they make; on the other hand, the Professional plan requires a payment amounting to .99 every month, regardless of how many sales they make. This means that if your business is selling more than 40 items in a single month, it’s more logical to go for the Professional plan because it’s a better value.

In addition to identifying which plan is right for their business, Amazon sellers should also make sure that a bank account is already set up so that all their earnings have a place to go.

After doing this, for the Amazon sellers to be able to start selling their products, the items should have a Global Trade Item Number (GTIN); these include an EAN, an ISBN, or a UPC. These are very important so that Amazon has a way to track and identify the specific products that will be sold.

In addition to the product IDs, the following are also needed to be able to complete a product listing:

  • product title
  • product description
  • product images
  • search terms

Amazon sellers should know that a lot depends on having a good product listing - this will greatly dictate the success or failure of the seller's launch. This means that following best practices can have a really big impact on the success of a business.

To be able to do this, it is important for sellers to make sure that the shopping experience for buyers is very easy; this can be achieved by providing a detailed enough description to products that are being sold, clear images, and appropriate titles.

It’s also recommended to sign up for an Amazon forum and learn tips and tricks from established sellers who have many years of experience.

Another way by which Amazon proves how versatile it is is through the options available to provide shoppers the products that they have bought. Amazon sellers will have the option to maintain inventory and ship their products on their own, or they can also allow Amazon to take the lead in handling the packages that need to be delivered to the buyers.

Many Amazon sellers surrender this task to Amazon because it lessens the manual work that they need to do, typically makes shipping faster, as well as taking advantage of the wide reach and access of this website online. Amazon also handles customer returns, so that’s another burden the seller doesn’t have to worry about.

Taking these things into consideration can help Amazon sellers have a better idea on what’s involved to get started selling on Amazon, and how to become more successful. Good luck with your new business

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