After introducing friend to selling books on Amazon, he turns dumpster diving into a $40,000 a year business. I have a friend who is an Amazon bookseller, and his story is insane. Check out the breakdown of his business: 100% dumpster-sourced inventory. Two hours a night. All sold via Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). $40,000 a […]
The single best source of free boxes for your Fulfillment by Amazon shipments, and how to never pay for a box again.
When its okay to break the “3x Amazon Profit” rule, and accept smaller Amazon profit margins What is the “3x Rule”? The “3x rule” is basically this: Only buy inventory you’re sure you’re going to get triple your money back on. Some Amazon sellers apply this to gross profits, some apply it to net profits. […]
A story of my recent (failed) attempt at sourcing textbooks to resell on Amazon by setting up a book collection box at a major university.
How to see and track your Amazon returns in Seller Central. Where to see what inventory was returned, if you were reimbursed, and more.
Quick tip on buying Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) labels for a steep discount I have to post this to help out everyone who was making the same mistake I did for so long: paying way more for FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) labels than I should. If you were like me, you went down to Staples […]
Why Amazon booksellers selling textbooks FBA profit more during textbook season than Christmas I got a couple of incredulous emails after last week’s post, in which I explained why I make more during January than December. The textbook sales rush is a major boon for FBA booksellers, but a few Amazon sellers I heard from […]
What to know about “Amazon Warehouse Deals” – often the biggest competitor for Amazon textbook sellers Amazon Warehouse Deals: An Amazon seller’s biggest competitor? As I write this, Amazon sellers are in the middle of “textbook season.” This is my second year in a row making more in the two weeks after Christmas, than the […]
Selling used textbooks on Amazon? Here’s a quick beginner’s guide to how FBA sellers make big money with used textbooks Why selling textbooks on Amazon as an FBA seller equals domination If I had to choose the area of greatest ignorance among FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) sellers, it is textbooks. Specifically, a failure to understand […]
UPS Store owners reveal why they dislike FBA sellers. I swear no matter how friendly I am to people at the UPS store, when I bring in more than a half-dozen boxes of FBA books to ship to Amazon, they get a little short. Doing a lot of traveling, I’ve had this issue at stores […]