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Selling on Amazon Marketplace Brian Smith McCallum Arlington Heights Memorial Library email@example.com
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