Drawing from client experience and proprietary research, our blog share the tactics and tools that leading companies need to compete in an evolving Amazon market.
Main product thumbnails make or break conversions! Here are all the tips on choosing the right Amazon image ratio, size, and dimensions for your products.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of November 24th, 2020.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of November 17th, 2020.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of November 10th, 2020.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of November 3rd, 2020.
In our experience, an extended holiday return policy doesn’t necessarily indicate increased return rates. However, if you do experience above-average returns, here’s what you can do to mitigate losses this holiday season.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of October 27th, 2020.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of October 20th, 2020.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of October 13th, 2020.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of October 7th, 2020.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of September 29th, 2020.
Traditional wholesale and direct-to-consumer brands need to start their selling products on Amazon. If they don’t, some other seller will.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of September 22nd, 2020.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of September 15th, 2020.
Be sure that you know what cannot be sold on Amazon before developing new products
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of September 9th, 2020.
Every week, our team of experts round up the most important news for Amazon business owners. Here are all of the bite-sized news nuggets for the week of September 1st, 2020.
If you’re not familiar with a GTIN (Global Trade Item Number), you might wonder, how does a GTIN vs UPC compare? In this blog, we’ll go over the difference between a GTIN vs UPC, what a GTIN is made up of, and how to purchase them.
Amazon’s updated their brand success tool, the Brand Dashboard. Here’s our breakdown on how to use each feature, how you can leverage these reports, and steps you need to take to improve performance.
There are no dates set-in-stone for Amazon Prime Day 2020. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be ready for it! Here’s how you can stay ahead of the game with this year’s Prime Day sale.
When it comes to setting your brand apart from the competition, a professionally-built Amazon Store is a solid weapon. In this post, we’ll guide you through everything you need to know to create an Amazon Store to sell more.
Hot tips on how to create the best, highest-quality Sponsored Brands Video ads.
In May of this year, Amazon launched Sponsored Brands Video (SBV). It’s compatible with desktop
“You are unable to add content to this ASIN because our system does not recognize this ASIN as part of your brand.” In this blog, we’ll dive into how to resolve that error message and get your A+ Content into review quickly.
There’s been an uptick in price gouging-related suspensions on Amazon during the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting
There are a few tips sellers can follow to avoid listing and account suspensions while
When Sellers start selling on Amazon, they agree to abide by the Amazon Marketplace Fair
If you receive a damaged return or accept a return past the return window, don’t be afraid to withhold part of a refund or charge a restocking fee. It is well within your right, as stated within the Amazon returns policy, to do so if you meet certain criteria.
Returns are a risk that sellers have to take. In this blog, we’ll break down what you need to know to prevent customers from returning damaged merchandise while you foot the bill.
Not sure why your enhanced brand content won’t pass Amazon’s inspection? Here’s a list of the 10 most common reasons why your EBC or A+ Content is getting rejected and how to fix it.
Amazon has an extensive list of contacts with several support teams all over the world
Amazon FBA shipment limits due to COVID-19 are evolving daily. From completely pausing inbound shipments
In order to keep up with Amazon’s return policy, sellers will need to understand how
Mother’s Day shopping is going to be primarily online this year. With so many options, it can be hard to navigate where to find Mom’s perfect gift. This is a buyers guide to Amazon Mother’s Day gifts for 2020 with ideas that will cover anything Mom is into.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you haven’t prepared (no judgement), here’s how you can prepare your Amazon listings with the least amount of time and effort.
Taking a hybrid approach allows a seller to maintain the hands-on control of a Seller Central channel while reaping the promotional advantages of a Vendor Central channel. Here’s how you’ll know if the hybrid approach is right for your business.
The Amazon buy box algorithm is changing to meet the demand of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to Amazon’s recent policy changes on renewing inventory for essential and non-essential products, the company is turning to Sellers to ship their own products.
If you’re just starting on Amazon, it can be daunting to familiarize yourself with the industry jargon. You might be wondering, what’s the difference between an Amazon Seller ID and Merchant Token? Spoiler alert: they’re the same thing. Here’s how you can find it.
In this blog, we give you a rundown of all the pros and cons to consider before enrolling in the Amazon SBA (Sold by Amazon) program.
We’d like to share with Amazon sellers around the world a few crisis preparation tactics to make sure your e-commerce business can recover if you experience supply chain disruptions.
Frustrated about your competitors receiving fake positive reviews? Here are 3 things that Sellers can do right now about incentivized reviews on Amazon.
Opting-in to Amazon’s FBA New Selection program might be the right choice for your business, as you can receive a (brief) break from paying select FBA fees.
This list breaks down the 10 most important changes to Amazon Referral and FBA Fees 2020 that Sellers will need to know about to stay profitable!
Amazon Listing Optimization tips and tricks from professionals that’ll help sellers solve problems with ranking, indexing, and converting in 2020!
Within 7 weeks of its launch, NxtBar protein bars were awarded the #1 New Release badge by Amazon within the extremely popular High Protein Bars category.
A step by step guide to help you learn how to start selling products on Amazon! We’re going to cover everything from making your first sale to starting a well-functioning business. Let’s get started.
The Amazon Frustration-Free Packaging Program, an initiative announced last Fall, directed Vendors to optimize their packaging by the Summer deadline.
The repercussions will likely be reflected within the global Amazon marketplace, as many Amazon sellers around the world source their products from China-based manufacturers or B2B marketplaces.
After dominating the social media, the Amazon live streaming feature is now dominating the E-commerce market as the company launched its standalone Live Creator app.
If you are an individual or professional looking to sell on Amazon, then this guide will surely help you.
If you are a regular or new seller on Amazon and would like to skip the competition easily, then Amazon Renewed provides the best opportunity to improve your store rating and stand out.
The benefit of ranking high on the Best Seller Rankings is being listed as an Amazon Best Sellers product, which can give you an orange badge on your listing, feature you on a best seller list, and increase a customer’s trust in your brand, or all three.
The new Amazon Live service proves that there is no limitation to E-commerce when it comes to your brand and product promotion through live streaming.
If as a seller you are in need to boost your earnings than Vendor Powered Coupons (VPC) is one of the best and most cost-effective strategies you can look into.
If you sell on Amazon and are looking to increase your sales, you need to start winning the Buy Box. Here’s how.
Voice shopping is expected to grow exponentially. It’s likely that voice shoppers will never know your products exist If your Amazon PPC strategy is subpar.
Since Prime Time Packaging partnered with Lab 916 in 2017, their account has successfully achieved a 30x increase in monthly revenue.
Since SitPack has partnered with Lab 916, the brand has experienced a 50% increase in page views and 4x increase in monthly sales.
Knowing how to calculate Amazon expenses will help you determine a pricing strategy to keep your business profitable and sustainable.
When you don’t have a sea of competition or established market leader to set yourself apart from, making yourself the premier choice is easier. We’ll let you in on the top 4 techniques you can put in place to source and launch your own profitable, low competition product.
The logistics of manufacturing with international suppliers in China pose a significant challenge. There’s a lot to consider before getting started. We’ll get you to grips with choosing a supplier, staying on top of quality, and protecting your product with a trademark and patent.
If your primary goal for your brand is Amazon success, building your store’s presence on Amazon and social media is a smart move.
Knowing how to deal with the nexus is crucial for any Amazon seller. The consequences for failing to file and collect taxes properly can add up to massive costs, including foreclosure of your business— and it can all be avoided if you make the effort to be informed.
If you are a seller in a country outside of the United States, you can still take create powerful Amazon listings.
The FBA shipping program requires preparing a plan in Amazon’s Seller Central. Here’s the step-by-step process for prepping an error-free FBA shipment!
Amazon and Walmart have generated a press buzz in India’s business news media in their speculated battle for a majority stake in leading Indian e-commerce platform Flipkart. Similar rumors have surfaced in the past, but this time there is significant reason to believe that an official deal is on the horizon.
Amazon’s announcement that they intend to open and invest over $5 billion in a second headquarters in the United States has cities all over the country fighting for the opportunity. Is North Carolina’s Triangle a viable contender?
Since the update, Amazon’s Community Guidelines state that “creating, modifying, or posting content in exchange for compensation of any kind (including free or discounted products, refunds, or reimbursements) or on behalf of anyone else” is prohibited.
Amazon Stores recently rolled out a game-changing new program: Amazon Store Insights. With this recent development, sellers are now able to track daily visitors, views, views per visitor, sales, and units sold.
The president has issued an executive order demanding a task force operation of the USPS’s operations and finances, stemming from a belief that it undercharges Amazon to the detriment of brick and mortar retailers.
We’ve narrowed down the top 5 beginner mistakes that can stand in the way of your growth, and how to avoid them for accelerated success that starts you off ahead of the competition.
Amazon has released a new app feature targeting international customers shopping for U.S. products: the option to shop in English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, German and Brazilian Portuguese, and the ability to make purchases in 25 different currencies.
Amazon Retail Analytics supports vendors looking to understand and streamline their operational performance. A new feature, the Probability Level Demand Forecast, shifts more responsibility onto the vendor to make stocking decisions based on projected demand.
To help you prepare for Prime Day, we’ve put together a checklist for you to run through to ensure that your brand is ready.
If you’re still stumped on how these sellers continue to perform outstandingly despite the innate competitiveness of the Amazon marketplace, you’re not alone. In this report, we’ll investigate the disparities between Western and Chinese business culture, practice, and ethics that account for this success.
If you know where to look, Seller Central actually provides powerful metrics that you can leverage. In this blog post, we will cover the Category Listings, Brand Performance, Fee Preview, and Inventory Health reports. We’ll finish with how to self-regulate your account health by taking charge of removing irrelevant reviews.
Learn how to submit an Amazon feedback removal to get rid of negative/neutral feedback. It’ll help you win the buy box, sell more, and rank higher!
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Taking back the space Seigla Athletica is an established yoga studio that had begun building
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A complete refresh LippyClip approached us with little Amazon experience, but an ingenious product to
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A frustrating paradox presents itself to brand-new sellers on Amazon: you can’t get sales without reviews, but you can’t get reviews without sales. Skip the cheap tricks and go for smart strategies that set you up for long-term Amazon success.
Going Prime is essential for any seller looking to remain competitive on Amazon. We have a breakdown of all the ways to get there, so you can decide which route is right for you.
A comprehensive guide on how to access A+ content features, insight on smart content strategies, and information on how to create content that shoppers love to increase your sales.
We’ve put together a guide to Sponsored Products to help you understand more about how these ads work, and how you can be leveraging them for your brand.
Copywriting is a powerful tool for increasing conversions. Harnessing the strategy and art of copywriting is a universal key to getting noticed and driving sales, no matter what products you have to offer.
Customers on Amazon rely heavily on the impression they get from thumbnail images to make their buying decisions. Here’s why the visual element of your product listings is so crucial, and how you can make the most of your thumbnail images.
Here at Lab 916, we are on the cusp of launching a new product that