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5 Quick Amazon FBA Selling Tips

5 Quick Amazon FBA Selling Tips

If you are interested in selling on Amazon via their Fulfillment by Amazon program (Amazon FBA) , there are a few tips to remember, that will make your selling experience a lot smoother, easier and more profitable. Some of these tips might sound obvious but are rather easy to overlook especially when you are first starting out.

1.Make sure you label your boxes correctly
When creating shipments directed toward the Amazon Warehouse, you will have two labels for each box to print out. Make sure your product matches both labels, before sending it off, in order to reduce bad reviews or returns.

2. Read and follow the rules
Amazon is picky with its sellers, so follow this link and read up on all of the rules. Also keep up with the seller account updates, which highlight the changes that are frequently made to the Amazon FBA program.

3. Respond To Customer Notifications and Questions quickly
Amazon frowns upon sellers who do not answer any customer concerns in a fast manner. You have 24 hours to respond to any inquiries before you get in trouble with the platform, so be very diligent about responding to any notification

4. Avoid negative feedback by going above what is expected
Make sure that your products are of highest quality, and that you have used the best possible packaging so that your products will arrive in great condition. Negative ratings have a huge impact on your sales on Amazon, and your product ranking, so prevent them if possible.

5. Try your best to fix any negative feedback
I already mentioned the negative side effect of a negative feedback, but if you happen to still get a not so good rating, get in contact with your customer and see how you can fix it. Be courteous, and timely in your request, and be willing to admit fault even if the fault was not yours. But do not simply beg for the removal of a negative rating, as a seller had previously done to me, with the statement how it will negatively impact their business. Fix the problem THEN ask for a removal of the rating in question.

If you are not ready to plunge into Amazon FBA but are still want to sell products without as much risk, check out my Dropshipping Tools and Resources page, for  information on a less risky passive income opportunity.

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21 Comments
  • Rosie Romance Sep 3,2016 at 6:58 pm

    I don’t sell online but I can definitely see how these tips would make a customer happy.

    • Claudia Blanton Sep 5,2016 at 12:45 am

      thank you, that is exactly what I wanted to convey, blessings!

  • Borka Sep 3,2016 at 4:33 pm

    These are great tips! I have never selled anything online. Except I did today, through Kupindo!

  • Lizelle Sep 3,2016 at 9:58 am

    I started selling some stuff online and it was really cool. Thanks for sharing this too!

  • Lubka Henry Sep 1,2016 at 9:13 pm

    I’ve never tried selling anything on Amazon, but I will keep these in mind in case i decide to. Thanks for sharing!

  • Tiina A Sep 1,2016 at 7:42 pm

    Good points! I have tried to sell some books via Amazon but not yet succeeded. Already in the beginning something went wrong and I guess I thicked a wrong box. Have to give it a new try!

  • suchi Sep 1,2016 at 7:05 pm

    i have never used their FBA feature before…. but yeah… I will have to sometime soon!!! will have to keep in mind few of these tips then!

  • Jolina Aug 31,2016 at 9:49 pm

    I’m a heavy Amazon shopper and I’ve always wondered what fulfilled by Amazon means. I just know that if it’s Amazon doing it, I can rest easy. It’s a great side income potential!

    • Claudia Blanton Aug 31,2016 at 10:43 pm

      it is indeed! I know quite a few people who make serious money this way! Blessings!

  • Ana De- Jesus Aug 31,2016 at 9:32 pm

    I think that dealing quickly and efficiently with any queries will make you a great Amazon seller and everyone wants a happy customer!

  • Liz Mays Aug 31,2016 at 8:16 pm

    This is a great guide. I’d want to offer a consistently positive experience. It would be great to start selling.

    • Claudia Blanton Aug 31,2016 at 10:45 pm

      start with dropshipping to get used to the side, than jump into Amazon FBA. Good luck!

  • Tania Potter - Soul Sense Coaching Aug 31,2016 at 8:06 am

    I have never considered selling online but as an online buyer, your tips are great and would make for a happy customer!

    • Claudia Blanton Aug 31,2016 at 5:09 pm

      thank you, and that is exactly what this is all about – keep your customer happy, and business is a heck of a lot easier, and more profitable! A win/win! Blessings!

  • Elizabeth O. Aug 31,2016 at 2:01 am

    I’ve never tried their FBA feature before, I think it’s a great way to earn a little extra online. Thanks for the tips, they are definitely helpful!

    • Claudia Blanton Aug 31,2016 at 2:08 am

      actually it is a great way to make quite a bit of money online, it is a wonderful potentially full-time business. I personally think though, that it is a better idea to start with dropshipping, if you are new to selling on Amazon, because the risk is smaller, almost no investment needed for that type of business model.

      Blessings!

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