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Understanding Dimensional Weight

Dimensional Weight – Your package weighs 20 lbs., but UPS is charging you for 36 lbs. to ship your package.

What Gives?

Here’s an easy way to understand it. Each truck or trailer that transports freight on the highway, each rail car on the train, each cargo hold on the plane or ship, has a limited amount […]

Understanding Dimensional Weight2019-09-18T15:15:12+00:00

ASellerTool: Where are they now?

ASellerTool – The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Prior to, and during my early days of selling on Amazon, I had built a respectable used book-selling business on eBay. Most of the books I was finding were from the “for sale” sections in the 11 local libraries in my county. I was […]

ASellerTool: Where are they now?2019-06-12T18:45:53+00:00

Arbitrage is hard

IP claims and Restrictions make Retail and Online Arbitrage harder today than ever!

Amazon sellers using OA lists need to be especially careful.

If you have been selling on Amazon for any length of time, you no doubt have observed the rise in Intellectual Property violations being filed against sellers by brands, under the guise of […]

Arbitrage is hard2019-07-10T18:35:15+00:00

Still using 30-up labels for your Amazon business??

Do yourself a favor and try out AZLabels. They print directly to your Dymo /and / or Zebra thermal printer with no need to create a pdf file prior to printing. Perfect for the sellers who create shipments directly within Amazon Seller Central.

AZLabels allows you to print Product Labels (fnsku) for Amazon, […]

Still using 30-up labels for your Amazon business??2019-06-05T19:42:23+00:00

How to use Keepa to analyze products on Amazon

If Amazon sellers had to eliminate all tools except one from their arsenal, it would be a safe bet that most would want to hang on to Keepa, the Amazon price tracker. But  knowing how to use the data that Keepa provides to make informed buying decisions requires some practice. Let’s […]

How to use Keepa to analyze products on Amazon2019-06-05T19:42:34+00:00

10 Tips for Selling Liquidation

Liquidation is a category of merchandise that can be very profitable to the reseller. It can be very challenging for the inexperienced, so here are a few tips to help you get started.

1. Location is KEY. You, as the buyer, are paying the freight charges to have the inventory delivered to you (even […]

10 Tips for Selling Liquidation2019-04-24T20:08:29+00:00

Keepa and Jungle Scout – Vital Amazon FBA Research Tools

Recently I did a training video for my sourcing team where I demonstrated some interesting and surprising data regarding Keepa and Jungle Scout, two very important and highly recognized tools used by the Amazon FBA selling community. Here is a summary of what was discussed:

There is an item on Amazon that I sold 52 units […]

Keepa and Jungle Scout – Vital Amazon FBA Research Tools2019-06-05T19:42:47+00:00

The Best Amazon FBA Calculator

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) sellers who practice retail arbitrage or online arbitrage need to quickly determine if the product they are researching is profitable before buying it to resell on Amazon. One Amazon FBA Calculator that will easily do these revenue calculations for you, taking into consideration the buy cost and the fees […]

The Best Amazon FBA Calculator2019-06-05T19:42:54+00:00

OAXray vs. Tactical Arbitrage

Tactical Arbitrage. OAXray. What is the difference?
Which is better for a new seller? Or an experienced seller?

When OAXray came to the market with their market research tool, the Amazon selling community couldn’t contain their excitement. Soon thereafter, Tactical Arbitrage, or TA, as it is commonly referred to, entered the […]

OAXray vs. Tactical Arbitrage2019-06-05T19:43:09+00:00