Want to Sell on Amazon? The Complete Amazon Marketing System Will Show You How It's Done.
By Skip McGrath
Are you thinking about selling on Amazon, but don't know how? Do you want to sell online, but aren't sure where to start? Do you sell on eBay now and are wondering about making the move to Amazon? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions then keep reading . . .
My wife and I have been selling on eBay since 1999. In 2006 we began selling on Amazon and in 2010 we moved into Amazon's FBA program. (FBA stands for Fulfillment By Amazon.) Unlike eBay sellers or Amazon merchant sellers who have to ship all their products when they sell, FBA sellers ship their products in bulk to Amazon. When the item sells Amazon ships it to the customer and handles all the communications, tracking, customer service and they even handle the returns.
And since we started selling on FBA, our Amazon business now dwarfs our eBay business. We are now selling about eight items on Amazon for each one we sell on eBay.
The Complete Amazon Marketing System
We took notes. We noticed what worked and what didn't. We found the tools, the information and gained the know-how to successfully sell on Amazon. Now we're sharing what we've learned.
The Complete Amazon Marketing System is a two-volume printed training manual over 350 pages long. It also comes with several training videos, over a dozen free bonuses and free lifetime membership in my Wholesale Sourcing Members Site.
Why Sell on Amazon?
Amazon is now the largest, most trusted and fastest growing shopping site on the web. Amazon experiences over 22 Million visitors every single day. Amazon
will not release their figures, but conversations I have had with Amazon employees lead me to believe there are just over 600,000 sellers registered on
Amazon US. I have no idea how many are on the various overseas sites but I suspect it is substantial.
Most of the 600,000 sellers are casual sellers. I estimate there are about 50,000 active sellers and probably around 10,000 full-time professional sellers -about the same as on eBay.
You are probably thinking, "How can I compete with 50,000 sellers? Wouldn't that make the site too crowded?" It's strange but the number of sellers doesn't seem to matter. I have spoken with large professional sellers who have been selling on Amazon for ten years and they all tell me their business goes up each year even as the number of other sellers grows. And I have that same experience. Each year since converting to an FBA seller, my Amazon sales have increased by almost 20% per year.
Should I leave eBay?
Many sellers have done that, but I don't recommend it. My wife and I still sell on eBay and in some cases eBay is more profitable, but it doesn't take that much effort to add Amazon. And - One of the things I am going to teach you is how to use Amazon to actually sell more on eBay.
Five Big Advantages of Amazon over eBay
1. More traffic and more sales ~ Amazon now gets more traffic than eBay and their sales are growing at over 40% per year. eBay has not seen that kind of growth since 2002.
Amazon now has over 30 warehouses located all over the United States
2. Amazon does most of the work ~ When you sell an item on eBay you have to collect payment, post feedback, pack and ship the item and handle returns yourself. When you sell on Amazon, Amazon does all the work for you. They collect the money (and take the credit card risk), professionally pack and ship the goods and they handle returns for you.
3. Sell on eBay and Use Amazon as a drop shipper ~ When you store your products at Amazon, Amazon will actually ship products you sell on eBay to your eBay customers -and they ship for less money than it would cost you to ship the same thing so that actually makes you more competitive on eBay.
4. You make more money ~ I can't guarantee this will be true for everyone, but every seller I have spoken with who sells on both eBay and Amazon, says they make more money on Amazon. Our Amazon sales are now almost 8 times higher than our sales on eBay.
5. Seller Support ~ Seller support on Amazon is much more accessible than on eBay. It's quick and easy to email Amazon and if you want phone support during the day you can get an Amazon rep on the phone in usually less than one minute -and they will spend as much time on the phone as you need.
But Aren't Selling Fees Higher on Amazon?
Yes they are - but it doesn't seem to matter, as you will still make more money on Amazon because you will sell more. I know that sounds counter-intuitive but it's true.
You see -one of the secrets to making money online is to turn your inventory over as fast as possible. And that is what happens when you sell on Amazon.
Your profit margin may be a little smaller, but your goods sell so much faster. Yet, having said that -one of the most important topics I cover in this
training course is how to reduce your Amazon fees and increase your margins.
So enough of the sales pitch, how much is it and what do I get?
The complete course is just $127 plus FREE shipping via Priority Mail so you get it fast and it comes with my 90-Day, No-Questions-Asked-Money-Back Guarantee.
I have broken the course into four sections:
1. Online Business Basics
This is where you learn how to set up your business for success. I cover organization, taxes, resources and everything you need to run a professional Amazon business (or any online business for that matter) whether you plan to do this part time or full time, setting up and organizing your business professionally will bring dividends for years and years.
2. Amazon Selling Basics
I show you everything you need to get started selling on Amazon. You can literally list your first items within minutes of finishing this section.
3. Advanced Selling Strategies
These are the personal techniques and strategies I use every day to maximize my Amazon sales. I show you exactly step-by-step how to create listings that will be found on Amazon and that will sell: How to one-up the competition - How to win the buy box every time - How to find and create unique items to sell that no one else has - how to reduce your fees and increase margins on everything you sell -and most importantly - what to sell.
4. Product Sourcing
Section 4 is in its own volume. This covers wholesale product sourcing and acquisition; how, what and where to buy wholesale products to sell on Amazon.
I have included several appendices that include items such as checklists and forms, wholesale trade show calendar, a directory of wholesale markets, ways to raise money for your business and tips for running your business while still working a full time job.
You can run your Amazon FBA business from anywhere even a boat or an RV. I met one bookseller last year who travels the country in his RV. He stops in towns where he buys books, ships them off to Amazon FBA and moves on to the next town. His used book business nets him about $70k a year after costs and fees.
By the time you get through all of this, believe me you will be an expert Amazon seller.
Yes -it will take some experience and yes, you will inevitably make some mistakes along the way. But if you follow the advice in this book and follow the Amazon policies - your mistakes will be minor and you will stay out of trouble with Amazon.
The course is delivered in two printed volumes so you can have them open in front of your computer to follow the steps. We ship every business day via Priority Mail.
Bonus Items for The Complete Amazon Marketing System
The books come with OVER A DOZEN FREE BONUS ITEMS to sweeten the offer. You'll also get FREE UPDATES on the bonus items for life. And remember - I am transferring all the risk to me. You get my No-Questions-Asked Money Back Guarantee.
Free Bonus #1: My Top-99 Wholesale Sources - This is my list of niche wholesale sources that will all work with small Amazon and eBay sellers. If you buy The Complete Amazon Marketing System and you have already purchased this product we will refund what you paid for the Top-99 Wholesale Sources.
Free Bonus #2 - Lifetime membership in my Wholesale Sourcing Website where I list over a thousand legitimate wholesale sources that will work with small online sellers.
Free Bonus #3: Free Coaching Session. Once you have created your first few listings, you can set up a 30-minute call with one of the coaches from SkipMcGrathCoaching.com who will review your listings and give you tips and suggestions to improve them
Free Bonus #4: How to Private Label Products to Sell on eBay and Amazon - Private labeling is done by finding a generic or manufactured product and branding it with your company name. I've done it and I'll show you how.
Free Bonus #5: How to Import Products From Overseas to Sell on Amazon - Importing can be fraught with danger if you don't do it right. But if you're careful it can be insanely profitable.
Free Bonus #6: The Amazon Seller's Worksheet - A spreadsheet that will allow you track your costs, sales and profits
Free Bonus #7: A Video Training Series on Selling with Amazon's FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon) Program
- In this series of seven short videos you learn step-by-step how to sell on Amazon with Amazon's FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon) program. Video titles include Repricing Your Items, Understanding Fees and Credits and more.
Free Bonus #8: Special Report - Amazon Product Niche ~ Selling Grocery and Gourmet Foods on Amazon and eBay - The Gourmet Food category on Amazon is huge and growing. They also sell on eBay, just not as well. This is an excellent niche for a small seller with limited start-up funds.
Free Bonus #9: Special Report - How To Get Bad Feedback Removed on Amazon - It's every Amazon merchant's worst nightmare. You log into your account and see that a customer has left you a scathing feedback. What are you going to do? Failing to take action may impact the success of your business. There are certain steps you can take to have the feedback removed. In this repot we will discuss the steps you should consider when pursuing feedback removal.
Free Bonus #10: Special Report - How to make Money With a book Scanning Device and Service - If you sell used books, movies or music and are serious about building a business, then you should look into a book scanning device and service. Book scanners will not only save you time, they will save you money by helping you spot books that can make a love of profit and avoiding books that aren't a good value.
Free Bonus #11: $10 Off Coupon on any of my best-selling eBooks. The coupon is good for one year and can be used to save $10 on any of my eBooks listed on SkipMcGrath.com.
Free Bonus #12: FBA Quick Start Guide - The Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Quick Start Guide gives you the basic steps for using FBA. This handy, 17-page document tells you how to set up your FBA account, contains a checklist of materials and requirements for shipping inventory to Amazon and more. This is a great booklet that you'll turn to again and again.
Free Bonus #13: Tips to Improve Titles, Descriptions and Keywords in Your Amazon Listings - Sections include
Writing Titles for Amazon, Finding Keywords as well as
Writing Bullets and Descriptions that Sell.
Free Bonus #14: Special Report - Making Product Photos for Bundled Goods. One of the challenges when you create product bundles for Amazon and eBay is getting good photographs. This step-by-step guide will help you with that problem.
Free Bonus #15: Special Report - How to Find Profitable Wholesale Products Right in Your Neighborhood. Everyone who wants to make money selling on eBay or Amazon is looking for that special wholesale source that no one else has – but sometimes that wholesale source can be right around the corner. You just need to know where to look.
The cost is just $127.00 about the same as many college textbooks.
You can pay with PayPal or any major credit card. It comes with my no-risk, no questions asked, 90-Day, Money back guarantee.
90-Day No Risk Guarantee
Remember there is no risk. I have transferred all the risk to myself. You have a full 90 days to decide. If you are not happy with your purchase for any reason, please return the books and I will refund your full purchase price.
Disclaimer: New FTC regulations require that when I talk about money made
selling products with this system that I have to state what the “average” person
made doing this. Well, as you can imagine I have no way of knowing that, so to
comply with the law I have to state here that the average person made less than
one penny with this system.
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