Amazon Selling Tips

Twitch: The Unlikely but Important Amazon Business

Amazon’s acquisition strategy is one of the Seattle-based business’s most closely guarded matters. Announcements of small acquisitions are rarely made, and industries that Amazon is canvassing as targets are typically a well-kept secret. That’s why in 2014, after...

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Why Shopify Matters Now that Amazon Webstore Is Gone

Shopify, the company that began out of its founders’ frustration trying to list snow gear to sell online, has become, in its purest form, a software as a service (SaaS) firm that powers more than 500,000 online stores around the world. When I think about Shopify and...

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Amazon is Chasing Growth in Japan and China

When one thinks about Amazon, it’s usually as a market leader, built on the company’s resonant founding principle: delight customers. However, in Japan and China, this is not the case. In these two markets, they are simply another competitor trying to oust local...

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Souq Might Be One of Amazon’s Best Acquisitions

There are few ecommerce markets as exciting as the Middle East. The area contains some of the wealthiest people on earth, and a market likely to experience consistent growth due to technology becoming a focus as natural resources (oil) diminish. Although the ecommerce...

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The Heart of Amazon’s Growth, The Prime Program

Amazon has created arguably one of the greatest loyalty programs in existence with Amazon Prime. When Prime was launched in 2005, it was intended mainly to subsidize shipping costs for Amazon customers. Over the years, it has evolved into a crucial part of Amazon’s...

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Amazon’s Private Label Business: Another Trojan Horse

Amazon has more customer search and purchase data than any e-commerce business. It is able to spin up private label brands in six months flat based on data and customer intent. Knowing what customers are looking for and what is popular in terms of sales gives Amazon a...

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What is Amazon’s Seller Flex? Why Should Brands Care?

Amazon has transformed online selling with its marketplace approach and has also redefined how startups and corporations scale computing assets - like servers and services - via its Amazon Web Services business. However, they are still dependent on third parties for...

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Marketing Tips for Amazon Sellers

Selling on Amazon may seem easy, but Amazon retailers will tell you that it is rarely a walk in the park. While Amazon’s sales for last year topped 136 billion U.S. dollars in net sales , many Amazon sellers become disillusioned when they are not seeing their piece of...

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Tips to Sell More for the Fourth of July

Americans spend over $3 billion on fireworks and food every Fourth of July. The amount does not include other expenses, such as the cost of travel to be with family for the traditional barbecue or of U.S. flags to display on homes or in yards, Uncle Sam hats, and...

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Tips for Small Businesses to Manage Cash Flow

You need to effectively manage your cash flow, especially if you are a startup business. You might be able to sell more on Amazon, but if you don’t tend to your cash flow properly, you will see your business waning. Managing your financial resources toward...

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Reasons Your Online Business is Not Successful

The growth of your business depends largely on its sales. While having an online business lowers overhead and provides a lot of opportunity, there are also a lot of risks for failure because of the presence of so many competitors. If your online business has stopped...

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How to Buy and Sell “White Label” Products

Starting an online business requires hard work and creativity. You need to generate a product that is useful and needed. If you have little or no competition, you are likely to make a lot of money. However, creating a product is not as easy as it may sound. If you...

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How to Sell More Online for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is one of the only holidays in summer that spurs sales. Unlike other seasons of the year that have several commercial holidays, retailers often focus on Father’s Day to sustain sales in the summer months. The following are some of the techniques that...

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Summer Season Online Selling Tips

It is summer again, the time for vacation and outdoor adventures. Kids will be out of school, and there will be time for memorable family vacations. Beaches will be packed with people who want to enjoy the sea and sun. Parks will see record attendance as families...

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5 Tips for Amazon Prime Day Shopping [infographic]

Amazon Prime Day is a 24-hour shopping stunt on more than 100,000 deals on their site. How to take part on this most-awaited day of the year? First, be a member of Amazon Prime in order to get the benefits. Next, decide what to buy and buy it fast because all items...

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