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Amazon Seminar Scam and New Newsletter

An item I mentioned in the last issue was the Free Amazon Seminar scam. Later, I heard from an additional 10 readers, who had been taken in .  Each of them lost over $5,000. 

eBay & Amazon Customer Return Rates & Tips to Reduce Them

Customer Returns can be real profit killers.  In general, return rates average between 5% and 14% overall on Amazon and 7% to 15% on eBay, but some categories can have much higher rates.  There is no hard data for these rates, so most of the information is anecdotal, gathered from other sellers and my own […]

The Customer is Not Always Right

We have all heard the term:  The Customer is Always Right.  Well, I disagree! I don’t know about you –but I work very hard and am constantly busy.  The last thing I have time for is an irrational customer, or one with unrealistic demands wasting my time.  Does that mean I am dismissive of my […]

Good News and New Newsletter

As large as online sales are (almost $400billion), that total only represents 11.7% of all US retail sales -so it seems we still have a lot of growth ahead of us. I read one report that surmised Amazon could double its yearly sales within just 10 years. If that is true, we (sellers) are sitting […]

Feedback Five’s Guide to the New Amazon Product Review Policy

This is a guest post from Feedback Five, the company I use to generate better feedback on Amazon, and Product Reviews. Our Feedback Five team keeps a close eye on all things Amazon policy-related, particularly rules pertaining to customer feedback and reviews. As most sellers know by now, Amazon.com, Inc. recently updated its incentivized review policy. In […]

Determining Your Target Audience and Delivering What They Want

  Today’s post is a guest post from Karon Thackson Karon Thackson writes some great info on creating eBay and Amazon listings that sell. Click here to read her latest post. Skip McGrath   ______________________________________ My Best Selling training course – The Complete Amazon Marketing System will have a significant price increase on March 1st. […]

New Newsletter – How Much Should I Invest in My Online Business?

I just published a new issue of my newsletter! Topics include: How Much Should I Invest in My Online Business? Amazon Returning Customer Damaged Inventory To Sellable Inventory Causes Sellers Huge Problems How to Raise Capital for Your Online Business Select and Use Business Credit Cards Strategically New Wholesale Sources for eBay and Amazon Sellers

Happy New Year for 2017

2016 was a great year for all four of our businesses Writing and training business – This was one of our best years in the past five years for our training book sales Our Amazon Business – Amazon has continued to grow.  As we have gotten older, we have scaled our business back to carry […]

Finding the Perfect Product for Amazon FBA Sellers – New Newsletter

I just published a new issue of my newsletter! Go to http://www.skipmcgrath.com/newsletters/current.shtml to read it.  Topics include: Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and The World Wide Web – stocking stuffers at Amazon, stocking stuffers at eBay, save $20 on my books, take great product photos and more Finding the Perfect Product for Amazon FBA Sellers – So […]

New Newsletter – When Does It Make Sense to Create a Private Label Product?

Please go to http://www.skipmcgrath.com/newsletters/current.shtml to read the current issue. It has a lot of great content including:  Musings from and about eBay, Amazon and The World Wide Web – One of the items is a $20 off coupon on many of my products! Through December 31st I’m offering $20 off most of my products! (Products costing […]

September Newsletter – WalMart and FBA

As I pointed out in my last issue, I am struggling with a broken arm that makes me type one-handed. Also I’ve been in the hospital recovering from surgery. I hope to get out in about a week. I want to say thanks to my loyal readers for the prayers and many kind wishes you have […]

5/20 Newsletter – Develop a Relationship with Your Wholesale Suppliers

I’ve got second May issue of the eBay and Amazon Sellers News ready for you. Here’s what’s in the newsletter: It Pays to Develop a Relationship with Your Wholesale Suppliers Importing from China Direct to FBA Increase Your Productivity with Virtual Assistants New Wholesale Sources for eBay and Amazon Sellers Do you want to read one of the […]

New Newsletter – Managing Your Search Results on Amazon

I’ve got another issue of the eBay and Amazon Sellers News ready for you. Here’s what’s in the newsletter: Managing Your Search Results on Amazon Getting Wholesale Suppliers to Ship Direct to FBA for You Tips to getting into Restrictive Categories New Wholesale Sources for eBay and Amazon Sellers Do you want to read one of the […]

Latest Newsletter – Amazon Taking Steps to Reduce FBA Inventory on Slow Moving Items

The first Version of eBay and Amazon Sellers News for April is ready! Here’s what’s in the newsletter: Amazon Taking Steps to Reduce FBA Inventory on Slow Moving Items List of Amazon Prep and Ship Centers in the US How to Remove Negative or Neutral Feedback on Amazon eBay Spring Seller Update New Wholesale Sources for […]

Website Tune-Up PLUS Pros and Cons of Private Labeling in the Newsletter

The first February issue of eBay and Amazon Sellers News is now online. Don’t worry if you miss it.This issue is in the archives, just click here to read it. Here’s what’s in the newsletter: Five-Step Website Tune-Up for 2016 – Make Sure Your Website is Ready for the New Year Pros and Cons of Private […]




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