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How to make money by selling items on Amazon Marketplace

How to make money by selling items on Amazon Marketplace

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  • Sign in to your Seller Account here: https://sellercentral.amazon.com/gp/homepage.htmlwww.amazon.com/sellyourstuff
  • http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=amb_link_361508282_20?ie=UTF8&SYSD361508282FAQG6=&nodeId=1161232&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=center-8&pf_rd_r=1VFVDCV56ZH3R32WQ1NA&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1359740862&pf_rd_i=3051892011
  • Selling feeshttps://sellercentral.amazon.com/gp/seller/registration/participationAgreement.html?itemID=200336920&ref=sys_faq_sfee
  • Books, CD and Vinyl, DVD, Video/VHS, Baby, Beauty, Camera & Photo, Electronics, Grocery & Gourmet Food, Health & Personal Care, Home & Garden, Musical Instruments, Office Products, Personal Computers, Software, Sports & Outdoors, Toys & Games, Tools & Hardware, Video Games and Wireless Antennas & Boosters.

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  • Selling on Amazon Marketplace Brian Smith McCallum Arlington Heights Memorial Library bmccallum@ahml.info
  • What is Amazon Marketplace?• “Online garage sale” to sell your wares to millions of customers• Amazon.com = one of most frequently-visited websites• Amazon.com had more than 280 million unique visitors in June 2011, according to comScore.
  • Types of Amazon Marketplace Accounts1. Professional Seller2. Individual Seller*Note: Customers can review and rate yourperformance!
  • Professional Seller Account• Must sell more than 40 items a month• 1 month = FREE• Afterwords, $39.99 / month subscription fee (in addition to other fees)• Sell items in 25 categories
  • Individual Seller Account• Sell fewer than 40 items a month• No subscription fee required• $.99 fee per sale (in addition to other associated fees -- e.g., referral and closing fees)• Sell items in 18 categories
  • What Can You Sell on Amazon?• What can’t you sell on Amazon?• Amazon includes 18 product categories for sellers.• Books, CDs, DVDs, video games = popular items to sell
  • How to Become Amazon Seller• Create an Amazon account• Or use your existing Buyer’s Account• Register your credit card• Provide bank information for direct deposit of sales
  • Sales Process: 4 Steps1. List items (includes Quantity, Quality, Price)2. Receive orders3. Ship items to customers4. Receive payment (via direct deposit)!
  • Sales• Amazon sends email notification for each sale• You are responsible for packing and shipping item.• Sell items within 2 business days of sale; confirm shipment with customer.• Amazon pays for media rate postage (for books, CDs, DVDs, etc.)• Amazon takes a % of the sale; the rest of $ is yours!
  • Additional HelpAmazon Seller Videoshttp://amzn.to/JREpF8Amazon’s Selling Feeshttp://amzn.to/6dfHESeller Support Bloghttp://bit.ly/KC2U4IGetting Started Guide (PDF)http://bit.ly/LoINcfAmazon Marketplace FAQhttp://amzn.to/KaEZvm