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Am I Getting the Best Discount?

“Question, why would you buy Kohl’s gift cards? By using the Kohl’s charge card, you get the discount.”

This is not the first time I was asked this type of question, so let’s compare: The question revolves around the fact that Kohl’s sometimes offers 10% off your purchase if you use your Kohl’s charge card. In […]

Private Label and Wholesale Selling on Amazon: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Seller Essentials is pleased to have this great guest post from Dan Meadors & Eric Lambert of The Wholesale Formula.

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In 2011 Dan Meadors & Eric Lambert started their Amazon business with an original investment of only $600. […]

Kmart & Sears To Close More Stores

If you are sourcing from Sears or Kmart, here is a list of stores that are closing early in 2017. Clearance sales should begin on January 6 with final closing taking place in March or April.

Kmart stores to be closed:

  • Jasper Mall, Jasper, Alabama
  • 2003 US-280, Phenix City, Alabama
  • 3001 Iowa Ave., Riverside, California
  • 1801 […]

To Commingle or Not to Commingle with FBA

One of the biggest benefits of selling on Amazon is the ability to send inventory in to Amazon’s warehouses and have them fulfill orders for you, not to mention handling the returns and customer inquiries.

WHAT IS COMMINGLING?

When sending in inventory, one decision that sellers must make is whether to commingle or not.

Commingling simply means that […]

Do I Need A Warehouse To Do Wholesale?

Seller Essentials is pleased to have this great guest post from Dan Meadors & Eric Lambert of The Wholesale Formula.

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In 2011 Dan Meadors & Eric Lambert started their Amazon business with an original investment of only $600. […]

Amazon Associates Update

In an email released December 23, 2016, Amazon has announced updates to their Associates Operating Agreement. This is for participants in the Amazon Associates Program, which is their affiliate platform. Amazon Associates is a free advertising program designed to help website owners make money.

Most of the changes were related to streamlining the search and reporting […]

3 Simple Repricing Tactics to Sell Product Before the End of Q4

Here are some simple tactics that may be helpful to those Amazon sellers who are not using a repricer:

1) Reprice your highest priced inventory.

From your Seller Central page, go to:

Inventory>Active>Amazon Fulfilled and sort by the highest price.

Reprice the first couple pages, or maybe items over a certain price, especially ones that have been in inventory […]

10 Tips for Transitioning from Q4 to Q1 as an Amazon Seller

While everyone is enjoying the fruits of their labor during Q4, it’s easy to forget that the craziness of Q4 doesn’t last all year, and you need a strategy going into January. Sales velocity changes, prices change, and you need to approach the new year with some basic things in mind.

Here are 10 tips and […]

Our Product Analysis “Formula” Revealed (And The Tools We Use To Do It)

Seller Essentials is pleased to have this great guest post from Dan Meadors of The Wholesale Formula.

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In 2011 Dan Meadors & Eric Lambert started their Amazon business with an original investment of only $600. Today that business […]

Life of a Multi-Million Dollar Amazon Seller by Dan Meadors

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A little bit about us and how we got started selling on Amazon

In late 2011 we were both working full-time jobs for an online retail company that specialized in selling collectible card games. One day, the CFO of the company quit. It surprised us because he was […]