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Selling on Amazon is easy, fun and profitable. This free report shows you how to sell on Amazon successfully.

Selling on Amazon is easy, fun and profitable. This free report shows you how to sell on Amazon successfully.

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  • 1. Selling On Amazon Selling On Amazon 1
  • 2. Selling On Amazon “Who Else Wants More Free Books To Help You Work From Home Online?”This book is just one of the 8 exciting work from home online books available to you forfree.To grab your copies of the other 7 books, simply click here to visit our Work FromHome Online Fan Page on Facebook (as seen below) and hit the “Like” button andyour access will be granted to the entire series of 8 work from home online books. Click Here For More Free Work From Home Online Books! Selling On Amazon 2
  • 3. Selling On AmazonSelling On Amazon So You Can Work From Home Onlinewith AmazonIf you have extra items lying around the house, one great place to sell it is Amazon.com. Youcan sell any item that’s listed by Amazon on Amazon’s website. In other words, if you have ablender that Amazon sells, you can list your used blender on their site.If Amazon doesn’t sell the item, you’re better off listing on eBay. On the other hand, if Amazondoes have the item, you’re often better off on Amazon. For example, say you have a used book.While people seldom search for books on eBay, millions of people search for books on Amazonevery week.For items that are popular on Amazon, list your item on Amazon. All other items and especiallyitems that aren’t listed on Amazon should be sold elsewhere.How Much Does it Cost?There are two different plans you can opt for: the Individual plan or the Professional plan.With the individual plan, you pay $0.99 per item plus other fees. With the Professional plan, youdon’t have to pay the $0.99 fee but you pay $39.99 a month to subscribe. In other words, if youplan on selling more than 40 items a month, it makes sense to become a professional seller. Ifnot, then stick with the individual plan.Apart from the per item fee, you have the Amazon referral fee and the variable closing fee. Eachof these fees vary from item to item.For example, with books the referral fee is 15% and the closing fee is $1.35. If you’re anindividual seller and you sell a $10 book, you’re looking at:$10 Base Price- 15% ($1.50) for referral fee- $1.35 for closing fee- $0.99 per item feeSo your total take home amount will be $6.16.Accountability SystemsAmazon has a seller review system that enables buyers to rate sellers on a scale of one to five.If people who buy from you are satisfied, you’ll have a high rating. If not, you’ll have a low rating.Before buying, people can see how previous buyers rated you.Ratings are based on the aggregate of your previous 12 months. They’re expressed inpercentage form – In other words, if nine out of ten of your customers are satisfied, you’ll have a90% positive rating. Selling On Amazon 3
  • 4. Selling On AmazonHere’s how to get started as a seller on Amazon.Step 1: Click on “Sell on Amazon”Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page. Click on “Sell on Amazon” in the footer.Step 2: Select Your Plan.Select which plan you want to use to start selling. For the purposes of this guide, we’ll use theindividual plan. Selling On Amazon 4
  • 5. Selling On AmazonStep 3: Enter Your SearchEnter your search for the item you want to sell. You can search by ISBN, UPC, ASIN or just bytitle or keyword.Step 4: Select the ItemAmazon will list all the items that matched your description. Select the specific item you want tosell.Step 5: Verify Your Product MatchesAmazon will ask you to make sure that your product is exactly the one you selected. Make surethe edition is correct and that you’re not selling a similar product, but the exact product listed. Selling On Amazon 5
  • 6. Selling On AmazonStep 6: Describe ConditionWhat condition is your product in? Make sure you describe any physical flaws in detail.Step 7: Price Your BookAmazon will let you know what other sellers are pricing their books for. You can either priceyours above this and let your book sit for a while before selling; or you can undercut thecompetition and get your book sold as quickly as possible. Selling On Amazon 6
  • 7. Selling On AmazonStep 8: QuantityHow many of these items are you looking to sell? Only sell multiple items in the same listing ifthey’re in the same condition. Otherwise, create a separate listing for each item of a differentcondition.Step 9: Shipping ChargesChoose which shipping option(s) you want to accept. Amazon will charge enough to cover yourshipping costs. Amazon pays for the shipping for you; all you need to do is print out the shippinglabel from Amazon once you receive your order. Selling On Amazon 7
  • 8. Selling On AmazonStep 10: Sign InLog into your Amazon account to continue the selling process. Selling On Amazon 8
  • 9. Selling On AmazonStep 11: Choose a Display NameSelect a display name that you want buyers to see. This allows you to protect your real namewhile still building a personal brand on Amazon.Step 12: Choose a Credit Card NumberAmazon needs to verify the credit card that you have on file. They’ll do that by charging andrefunding $4.Step 13: Phone VerificationTo verify that you own the phone number that you say you own, Amazon will call you and askthat you enter a PIN number that’s displayed on your screen. Make sure you have your phonehandy before placing the call. Selling On Amazon 9
  • 10. Selling On AmazonOnce you’ve verified your account with your credit card and your phone, Amazon will createyour account.Step 14: Confirm Your SaleConfirm all the details about the item that you want to sell. If everything looks good, click“Submit Your Listing.” Selling On Amazon 10
  • 11. Selling On AmazonStep 15: Complete!Once you submit the listing, you’ll see the following screen:Your item is now up for sale. When someone places an order, Amazon will notify you and giveyou access to the shipping labels you’ll need to ship your item.Tips for Selling Success on Amazon 1. Protect your rating. Much like selling on eBay or any other platform, your rating is crucial to your long term success. Aim for a 100% positive rating at all times. 2. Ship immediately whenever you get an order. The faster you can get your buyers their item, the more likely they are to leave you with a positive rating. Selling On Amazon 11
  • 12. Selling On Amazon 3. Include a quick note in the package. It could be a printed note or a handwritten note, depending on how much effort you want to put into it. This personal touch just helps add a bit of connection to you and your customer’s relationship.That’s how to sell on Amazon! If you have items like books, magazines or CDs, selling onAmazon is usually a better bet than selling on eBay. Selling On Amazon 12