With 310 million active customer accounts and $178 billion a year in net sales, Amazon is an extremely attractive marketplace for aspiring merchants. Successful Sellers have a sophisticated knowledge of how Amazon works, and also understand Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and other forms of marketing well enough to effectively promote their products. Figuring out the right products to is just as important ? really obscure products are less profitable, but so are market niches already flooded with competition. It?s also important you really know the product you?re selling.
- Before you start, make sure you are familiar with Amazon, its policies, how it works, and how taxes get paid.
- Do some research before you decide what products to market and make sure you are picking something that will sell.
- Use expert copywriters and photographers to optimize your listing. You should also get professionals to help you choose the right keywords.
“The best part about selling on Amazon is that virtually anyone can do it. You don?t have to be an expert in business or branding to get started.”