The first in a two-part series on how to see the FBA offers on your scanning app that Amazon doesn’t want you to see. (Guest post from Nathan Holmquist) Introduction by me, Peter Valley. Amazon sourcing apps aren’t showing you FBA data anymore. That’s why the next two posts are important.
Why the number of items in your inventory is virtually meaningless.
I’m a huge fan of selling weird, oddball things on Amazon. Everything from Rolling Stones mugs to cassette tapes. Somehow, as much as I test the limits of “weird and obscure”, (almost) everything sells. With the release of Blindspot Profits on Sunday night, I wanted to bring in a man who wrote the book on one slice of the “weird and obscure pie”. I’m talking about reselling used board games on Amazon.
Three simple tweaks you can make that will double your Fulfillment by Amazon income. My general sense is that just about everyone makes everything more complicated than it needs to be. Especially selling with Fulfillment by Amazon. I just wrote and then scrapped an entire article about all the silly things sellers worry about that […]
In last week’s post, I covered buying a large lot of CDs on Craigslist, and admitted my general ignorance about selling CDs on Amazon. Some of the biggest questions I was left with were: Can Fulfillment by Amazon sellers charge more than a flat $3.99 above Merchant Fulfilled sellers? What is the best CD pricing […]
Here are three types of books it took me a long time to learn had more value than I realized… Old math books. What? Am I wasting your time with mundane info like this? Hold on, let me explain… There is one thing that separates math from nearly every other subject. And believe it or […]
Use these 7 tricks at library books sales to maximize profits and destroy your competition. Conventional wisdom for the lazy bookseller goes something like this: Profit at a book sale is determined by the randomness of the universe, who happens to be at the right table before the next guy, and that once the doors […]
I break down three types of books I used to ignore, but learned to profit from (at least a little). A book is not a book is not a book. A lot of booksellers get very opinionated about what kinds of books “aren’t worth the time,” and what categories of books you should avoid. I […]
How to get your own UPC number: The missing link to creating an Amazon product page. A few weeks ago I posted an article titled How to Add A Book to Amazon‘s Catalog. In it, I explain how to create a product page for an item that isn’t already on Amazon. Since I stopped passing […]
This is one of those things you don’t know you need until you learn it. Then you don’t know how you lived without it. Over the years I have scanned or keyed-in many hundreds (maybe thousands) of books that came up as one of the following: “Invalid ISBN” “No results found” “No seller listing” It […]