In contrast to retail arbitrage or selling on behalf of major companies, private label branding has exploded on Amazon, making up a large majority of the sales on the massive e-commerce site. However, just like opening your own brick-and-mortar business, there are still nuances to be aware of for newcomers. In this episode of Amazon [...]
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There are always critical things new sellers must do before getting started selling on Amazon. Unfortunately, selling products on Amazon is not a cake walk, but if you do what you need to do upfront and mentally prepare yourself for the challenges ahead, you can do very well in this business. Selling on Amazon is [...]
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If you have friends asking you what is it like to own an Amazon business, try providing them with some good Amazon selling tips for beginners that they can use to ease themselves into the mind of being a seller. Fortunately, our experts have a few suggestions from based around common misconceptions and anxieties some [...]
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What people consider to be the worst categories to sell in is possibly one of the most contested debates among the Amazon seller community. Everyone has their opinions and experiences to back up their reasoning, but some categories are seemingly more difficult to succeed in than the rest. In this episode of Amazon Seller Secrets [...]
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We have another round of the best Amazon product categories to enter into as a new seller! Even if you are an experienced seller looking for a new niche, you may want to consider some of the suggestions here to find your own golden opportunity. In this episode of Amazon Seller Secrets Revealed, our Amazon [...]
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If you had a friend who approached you for Amazon selling tips because he or she was thinking about starting a private label brand, what would you say? In this episode of Amazon Seller Secrets Revealed, our Amazon experts provide solid advice on Amazon selling tips they would give to a close friend if he [...]
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Whether by PPC ads on Facebook or getting sponsored placement on Amazon, clever use of Amazon advertising is the best way to get the word out about your new product, on and off Amazon. Amazon advertising is particularly useful during your product launch to distribute your heavy discount coupons for initial sales. However, if you are [...]
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While Amazon gives sellers the opportunity to sell almost anything on its platform, there are certain products you should avoid selling on Amazon. Besides items that violate Terms of Service, some products, while legal and compliant with Amazon’s rules, just are not good choices for new sellers to get involved with. There are several reasons [...]
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In a captivating interview, we sit down with amazingly successful Amazon seller Kevin David! For those of you unfamiliar with Kevin David, he is a young entrepreneur from San Diego, CA who owns multiple 7-figure Amazon businesses and operates one of the largest Amazon-related social media and YouTube channels in the world. He started off working in the tech industry and found that the lifestyle did not suit him. He decided to walk away from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley life to...
While it may seem like a lifetime ago, Manny Coats debuted the CPR Method of performing product launches through targeted keyword research and marketing to climb to the top of the Amazon rankings for your product niche. A lot of things have changed in the last year, and so too has Amazon updated its Terms of Service and rules governing how sellers can operate on its platform. In episode 194 of the AMPM Podcast, host Manny Coats discusses this Cerebro-based keyword research method with Helium...
One of the biggest fears new and experienced Amazon sellers have is having their listings hijacked by frauds and copycats. Amazon has been entrenched with counterfeit products for a long time now, but even more sneaky is having another seller blatantly rip off your product and try to encroach on your sales under a similar [...]
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Whether or not your intention was to sell your Amazon business from the start, a profitable exit is always on the table for many sellers. If you have worked hard to build up your private label brand to be a six to eight-figure revenue machine, it’s probably worth every penny to potential buyers as well. However, there are a lot of things that go into preparing your private label brand if you want to sell your Amazon business. Buyers will want a business that is on the rise and has few...
While most sellers would agree that their own home marketplace is the most profitable, many have found other countries to sell in to expand their profits. Amazon offers multiple marketplaces in countries around the world for private label sellers to offer their products, and some places might be more profitable than others for specific kinds [...]
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Two valuable nuggets of information coming to you today from Manny Coats on using stock photos for Amazon and sending out mailers to customers! Using high-quality professional product photography is quintessential to your product getting noticed and purchased on Amazon but being able to afford stock photos for Amazon can be a challenge for some new sellers. If your product also needs images for its packaging, that can incur additional costs. One major thing to be careful about when finding...
On Podcast EP 191, host Manny Coats talks about how the recent Amazon TOS relate to reviews and even answers a few personal questions! A few weeks ago, we talked about sneaky ways to gain Amazon reviews that may get you banned so you know which tactics to AVOID. If you missed that episode, check it out here. Since then, a lot of you have asked for clarification on Amazon’s TOS surrounding reviews and email follow-up so you can gain reviews fast without getting your account banned. So what’s...
On this channel, we have featured many people who have already launched a product, but what about a new seller who is getting ready to launch a product? We talk to many sellers who have had success with their products, so for this episode, we wanted to change things up to concentrate on the experiences new sellers have before launching a product at all. These new seller experiences can range from frustrations of settling on your product niche to dealing with a manufacturer. Thankfully, there...
A lot of us get inspired by the words of others, so we often find business books to read for new ideas. We can find these books typically from readers’ lists, but most often, we get them by recommendations from people we trust. In this episode of Amazon Seller Secrets Revealed, our Amazon experts revealed [...]
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Is using a product launch against Amazon Terms of Service? Find out the answer and more from the top industry experts! Get all your questions, misconceptions, and more answered in the ultimate podcast about the latest trends in using a product launch via the giveaway method on Amazon to climb the rankings! The AMPM Podcast has taken the roundtable chat to the next level! We've gathered four industry experts from leading Amazon launch companies ZonJump, Six Leaf, Viral Launch, and Rebate Key...
Getting Amazon reviews for your product is crucial to its success, but how you get them can possibly land you in hot water with Amazon. Recently, Amazon updated their Terms of Service regarding the acceptable ways of getting Amazon reviews on products. This update has eliminated the use of some old tried and true tactics sellers have used to get reviews either ahead of the product launch or in large quantities. Amazon is cracking down on the black hat methods of obtaining Amazon reviews, so...
Any experienced seller can share a story with you regarding Amazon products that failed to sell. Whether it was just the wrong product to sell or the market conditions were not favorable, sometimes products just don’t sell the way you were hoping. However, not every Amazon product launch failure has to be seen as just [...]
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