Selling on Amazon – you will have strong competitors. But, that does not mean you drop out the idea of selling your products on Amazon. Let me tell you, Amazon enables any sized retailer – from a startup to big sized retailers, to easily set-up a store and sell to millions of potential customers, significantly increasing sales opportunities and acquire loyal customers. It is said, Amazon marketplace received nearly 90 millions unique visitors on monthly basis. This way selling on Amazon can be a real booster for your store's sales and profit margins.
Key features of an Amazon web store:
So, if you planning to take your business to the next level, getting to know Amazon marketplace integration services could make all difference in your success.
Few simple tips to start selling on Amazon:
Tip 1 - Decide what you want to sell
Amazon offers over 20 product categories for any seller without requiring Amazon's approval for listing those products. However, some categories allow listing for new products only, whereas some categories have certain guidelines that a seller must follow. The categories that require Amazon's approval are sellers with a Professional selling account plan. So, the foremost thing when you think of selling on Amazon, you need to first check Amazon's categories, from where you can decide what you want to sell on Amazon.
Tip 2 - Register for an appropriate selling plan
If your category falls under “Professional selling plan,” then it enables you to sell unlimited products for which you pay $39.99 as a monthly subscription. And, if your category falls under “Individual selling plan,” then you are limited to sell not more than 40 products a month for which you pay $0.99 per item sold, with no monthly fee structure. Both Professionals and Individuals have an additional charges for referral fees & variable closing fees. So, register for an appropriate selling and proceed to the next step.”
Tip 3 - Upload your listings
After you opt your plan, you can quickly add products in your Amazon marketplace account, on at time. And, if you have a Professional selling account, then you can upload large products with “Amazon's bulk upload tool.” The faster you upload your products the quicker you drive-in sales. Ensure you upload high-quality images for all your products.
Tip 4 - Sell your products
As soon as you list your products don't get surprised to receive sales order in the very first hour because with Amazon 1-Click and a brand millions trust features, it helps customers make quick, easy, safe purchases.
Tip 5 - Ship with FBA
Once an order hits your account, Amazon will immediately notify you with that particular order's information. You then need to fulfil and deliver that order to you high-end customer, efficiently.
Fulfillment has always remained one of the biggest challenges for online sellers, so if you are one of those sellers, then you can always let “Fulfillment By Amazon” do the work. Let Amazon pick, pack and ship your orders, while you sit back and focus more on your offerings. FBA sellers are eligible for “Featured Merchant status” in many categories, which can make you eligible to compete for the “Buy Box competition” on individual products. Also, Amazon handles customers service and returns for “Amazon.com” orders.
Tip 6 - Receive payment from Amazon
Once a sale is received in your Amazon account and the order is fulfilled, Amazon deposits payment in your bank account and notifies you for the same.
The above tips will help you quickly and easily start selling on Amazon (the world's largest online selling platform), and it is always suggested to make use of integration services offered by Amazon to get an edge while competing.
Simple, yet powerful