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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.

Why can’t I apply EBC to my ASINs?

“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. 

restocking fees on amazon

2020 Guidelines for Charging An Amazon Restocking Fee

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.

Mothers Day 2020 gift guide image with top Amazon picks candles, skincare, and more.

The Best Amazon Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for 2020

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.

Amazon Coronavirus update. Merchant fulfilled orders will get buy box preference for the first time

FBM Takes Priority for Amazon Buy Box: COVID-19 Update

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.

Amazon Seller ID and Merchant Token: Are They The Same?

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.

How To Sell on Amazon

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.

Inside the Amazon Live Creator App

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.

Improve Your Amazon Best Seller Rank in 2 Steps 

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.

Case Study: SitPack

Since SitPack has partnered with Lab 916, the brand has experienced a 50% increase in page views and 4x increase in monthly sales.

Building A Relationship with International Suppliers: China

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.

Navigating the Nexus: How to Handle Sales and Use Tax

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.

Amazon and Flipkart May Soon Dominate India’s E-Commerce Sector

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 Cracking Down On Buying Reviews

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 Shopping App Updates Cater to International Shoppers

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.

Vendors Adapt to the New Amazon Demand Forecast

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.

Ultra-Successful Chinese Sellers, Demystified

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.

How to Leverage Seller Central Reports

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.

Agar Industries

A growing industry The concept of Agar Industries came from a grower who identified a

Seigla Athletica

Taking back the space Seigla Athletica is an established yoga studio that had begun building

LippyClip

A complete refresh LippyClip approached us with little Amazon experience, but an ingenious product to

Stage V Clinger

The cigar aficionado’s third hand Stage V Clinger is a flexible, adjustable cigar holder made

The Ethical Guide to Getting Your First Reviews

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.

Tell Your Story: The Importance of Copywriting

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.

Thumbnail Images: Seeing is Believing for Online Shoppers

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.

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