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How (Not) to Do Forecasting on Amazon

How (Not) to Do Forecasting on Amazon

Having an effective Amazon forecasting system isn’t just for the biggest brands and best sellers. Here's a robust framework to create an effective forecasting system of your own.
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Amazon Ungating

Amazon Ungating

Gated, prohibited, curbed. These terms, in plain language, mean “no” or “not allowed.” They’re the last words any merchant wants to hear, because they limit what you can or can’t sell on an ecommerce marketplace. Unfortunately, these roadblocks are unavoidable when...

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11 Reasons Amazon Sellers Lose the Buy Box [infographic]

11 Reasons Amazon Sellers Lose the Buy Box [infographic]

Amazon is an incredibly popular destination for online businesses trying their hand at ecommerce. However, not all of them are successful—and a big reason is that their listings are missing the buy box, which is a huge factor in driving customer conversions. There are...

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Different Ways to Make Money on Amazon

Different Ways to Make Money on Amazon

Many people think the only way to turn a profit on Amazon is to go the traditional route—acquire inventory, list products on Amazon, and hope to sell, sell, sell. That’s one way to make money on Amazon, but there are many others—and some of them are underutilized. We...

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Tips to Optimize Amazon Product Listings

Tips to Optimize Amazon Product Listings

The steps you take to optimize your product listings on Amazon can have a massive impact on your sales. We asked the experts to weigh in with tips for creating listings that move merchandise on Amazon. Here’s what they had to say: Christina has been an online marketer...

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20 Amazon Seller Conferences for 2020

20 Amazon Seller Conferences for 2020

[Updated November 15, 2019] In your daily grind of optimizing listings, answering questions, and managing all the other aspects of your Amazon account, it’s easy to become glued to your screen. We get it. But to stay ahead of the competition, you need the latest...

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Amazon’s Three-Pronged Perfect Storm for Brands

Amazon’s Three-Pronged Perfect Storm for Brands

Today, brands must have an Amazon strategy that is more agile than ever before. Why? Because of three challenges they face that represent a potent combination. Amazon’s private labels make them a potential direct competitor to brands. Meanwhile, brands’ search...

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From Chaos to Growth: Building Strong Governance

From Chaos to Growth: Building Strong Governance

Chaos is beautiful. Chaos is deadly. Every small business will experience chaos as it grows, and if left unmanaged, it can plateau your growth—or destroy it all. Small businesses are the heart of any economy, but many are built on linear thinking and fragmented...

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The Peril and Promise Behind Amazon’s Global Push

The Peril and Promise Behind Amazon’s Global Push

Since its founding in 1996 by Jeff Bezos, Amazon has become a powerhouse in the US ecommerce market. After establishing a foothold in the leading English speaking ecommerce markets, it has looked to the rest of the world, particularly in the past five years, to spread...

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The State of the Amazon Ranking Algorithm in November 2018

The State of the Amazon Ranking Algorithm in November 2018

We cover the so-called “A10” update to Amazon’s ranking algorithm, why you should be wary of reports of “major updates” to Amazon's algorithm, and recent algorithm changes you should know about to ensure your products are optimized for search position.
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Amazon and Finance — Another Silent Business Influencer

Amazon and Finance — Another Silent Business Influencer

Amazon has used loans and other financial instruments to help businesses grow and customers benefit from their platform. Marketplace sellers in the US, UK, China, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy and Spain can qualify for loans based on performance and...

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