I got my Scanpower newsletter yesterday and they had a nice piece on Restricted Items on Amazon – Not many folks know about these as Amazon doesn’t push this information out. Here is the article: There are items that are Restricted by Amazon, and this is not well-documented. Here are some known restricted items: * [...]
Amazon hit all of us who purchased Kindle Fires to resell when supply is short with a big backhand when they announced they would do two things. 1. Amazon is selling the Kindle Fire at a small loss. It costs them $209 to manufacturer and ship each Kindle, but they are selling it for $199. [...]
This isn’t my story. This morning, Chris Green of FBA Power, shot me an email alerting me to an article in the Channel Advisor Blog about the release of the Kindle Fire I wrote about yesterday. This article was written a day or so before Amazon’s release, but contains a really interesting analysis of Amazon [...]
OK – What is FBA and “Net Payout” and why do I care? FBA stands for Fulfillment By Amazon. This is a program where Amazon essentially becomes your personal dropshipper. You send your inventory to Amazon and when it sells on Amazon they will collect the money, communicate with the customer, pack and ship the [...]
The Online Sellers News is the oldest and largest FREE newsletter for eBay and Amazon sellers. Published since April 2000 You can subscribe for free at: http://skipmcgrath.com/newsletters In This Issue: Musings from eBay, Amazon, and beyond How To Sell Antiques & Collectibles on eBay Using Amazon FBA to Increase Your eBay Profit Margins Summer Toys [...]
The Amazon Affiliate Program has really been in the news this week. Its so funny. Next week I am speaking at the Amazon Sellers conference in Seattle on the topic of the Amazon Affiliate Program and this week Amazon was forced to dump 25,000 California affiliates by the State of California. Since a lot of [...]
Posted: July 4th, 2011 under Affiliate Marketing, Amazon, Blogging Income, Digital photography, Social Media.
Tags: affiliate commissions, affiliate marketing, Amazon, amazon affiliate, amazon associate, amazon money, blogging from home
Sales Tax Issues for Online Sellers Yesterday I wrote about Amazon canceling their affiliate program in California (scroll down to the next post) when Governor Jerry Brown signed a law that would require Amazon to collect and pay California sales tax on any sales that came from affiliates located in California. They are the fifth [...]
Posted: July 1st, 2011 under Affiliate Marketing, Amazon, Blogging Income, eBay Business, Making Money Online, Uncategorized.
Tags: affiliate marketing, Amazon, amazon sales tax, blogging from home, eBay Business, ebay sales tax, sales tax
Hundreds of my regular readers took advantage of the PROVEN AMAZON COURSE when Jim Cockrum and I launched it back in March. We had to limit the numbers as our coaches and experts only had so much time to devote to it. But now that most of the folks have been completely through the course [...]
Photographing Arts, Crafts & Collectibles: Take Great Digital Photos for Portfolios, or Selling on the Web
I came across a great book by Steve Meltzer last week that is perfect for any eBay or Amazon seller or anyone who needs to take photographs of small objects. The book is called: Photographing Arts, Crafts & Collectibles: Take Great Digital Photos for Portfolios or Selling on the Web. Photograph jewelry Photograph beads Photograph [...]
Let me list the reasons: It happened slowly, but my Amazon business is now equaling my eBay business. Although Amazon’s fees are somewhat higher than eBay, they do most of the work for me. Amazon’s warehouse service, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), allows me to go on vacation without taking down my listings. They will even [...]