Understanding Amazon FBA Fees

There are several different fees to consider when sending FBA stock: Fulfilment fees.  A fulfilment fee is changed on each order based on the item size Storage fees.  A monthly storage fee is charged based on the actual storage used Optional fees.  These are fees for optional extras such as labelling, Fulfilment fees FBA fulfilment […]

Creating Amazon FBA listings (or convert FBM to FBA)

There are several options for creating FBA items. This post looks at how to convert FBM to FBA and also how to create new products as FBA listings. Converting items form FBM to FBA – Manually FBM items can be converted to FBA listings one at a time via the Manage inventory screen. The process […]

Understanding FBA Settings

Before sending up your FBA inventory for the the first time there are a number of setting which must be specified in Settings > Fulfilment by Amazon. Cross border fulfilment settings.  Pan European FBA is a programme where listings can be delivered across Europe at the delivery rate of the ordering country.  To qualify a […]

Benefits of Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA)

FBA is in many ways a brilliant service, as can be seen by its enormous popularity.  Benefits include: Easy Amazon does most of the work including customer service and delivery and you have the benefit of selling to Amazon’s enormous customer base. Pay as you go fulfilment service with no contract or minimum fees Most […]

Managing Cross-Border Amazon sales

Managing sales obtained on Amazon sites outside your home country is much the same on all Amazon sites, however there are some additional factors to consider: Customer service Customer service should be in the native language of the site. There are companies to whom it is possible to outsource international customer service, however from experience, […]

How to select keywords for your Amazon product listings

For a product to appear in the Amazon search, the product listing must contain the searched keyword. Without it, the customer will not see your product. Include all the relevant keywords on your product page. A listing contains many content areas and we will be discussing how to create an optimised listing later on. When […]

How to Manage Amazon returns including Safe-T Claims

Returns are a fact of ecommerce life and Amazon is no different. Stay on top of returns to maintain good feedback and metrics. Also, customers may start returns when there are problems with an order. Return settings Returns setting are managed from Settings > Return Settings.  This includes: Authorisation of returns.  Options to authorise each […]

Expand Globally with Amazon’s Sell Globally Tools

Under Inventory > Seller Globally there is a tool which assists with international expansion.  This section has tools which help with the following: Launch international accounts.  By opening seller account for other Amazon countries through this tool, these accounts will be linked and then be available though the same login Training.  Help with aspects of […]

How to create Amazon shipping templates

The Amazon Shipping template sets the shipping destinations available for each product.  These are set up under Setting > Shipping settings > Shipping templates.  Each seller can have a maximum of 20 templates. Price Calculation Shipping templates calculate shipping in two ways: Per items/weight based.  Fixed price per items and then a price per kg […]

How to win at Amazon Search

In effect, Amazon is one of the world’s biggest search engines and rivals Google as a first port of call for consumers researching products. As Amazon search has become more and more important to merchants, a new discipline of Amazon Search Optimisation has emerged, focused specifically on improving performance in the Amazon search What is […]