Amazon Selling

  • Amazon Keywords: Is the 250-Character Search Term Limit Real?

    … The Amazon community has been all abuzz for weeks over the supposed 250-character limit. I, however, have been noticeably quiet about this topic because there has been so much conflicting information from a huge variety of sources. I’m not usually a first-adopter. I like to test and tweak and read and apply and then draw […] The post Amazon Keywords: Is the 250-Character Search Term Limit Real? appeared first on Marketing Words Blog. …

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  • Amazon Review “How To”: Easy Steps for Getting More Customer Reviews

    … If you take a look at the recent history of Amazon product reviews, you might think the online retailer is targeting sellers in an attempt to prevent them from getting reviews. First incentivized reviews were banned, then accounts began to get revoked because of emails that were too aggressive, followed by a global opt-out — […] The post Amazon Review “How To”: Easy Steps for Getting More Customer Reviews appeared first on Marketing Words Blog. …

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  • What Do Amazon Private Label, Wholesale, & Mining for Gold Have in Common?

    … Imagine, if you will, a wildly successful gold miner who has spent months (perhaps even years) refining his technique and has become well trained and experienced in all the intricacies of gold mining, from necessary equipment to the best prospects for finding the precious ore. One day, while having a conversation with a fellow miner, […] The post What Do Amazon Private Label, Wholesale, & Mining for Gold Have in Common? appeared first on Marketing Words Blog. …

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  • Amazon Optimization: 10 Quick Tests to Improve Rankings, Traffic & Sales

    … I get questions all the time about the best ways to create Amazon titles, bullets, and descriptions as well as what to include in the Search Terms section. “I want the most effective listing right off the bat” (or something similar) is a common statement. Here’s the truth… You, as the listing owner, need to […] The post Amazon Optimization: 10 Quick Tests to Improve Rankings, Traffic & Sales appeared first on Marketing Words Blog. …

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  • Amazon Secret Shopper: The Mindset & Buying Decisions of Actual Customers (Bread Pan)

    … To get a better idea of what actual shoppers experience when browsing and buying on Amazon, I’ve asked one to take a little shopping trip. Meet “J” a health-conscious mother of three (and closet chocoholic) who agreed to document her every move and thought while in search of a bread/loaf pan. Here’s her enlightening journey. […] The post Amazon Secret Shopper: The Mindset & Buying Decisions of Actual Customers (Bread Pan) appeared first on Marketing Words Blog. …

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  • Amazon Gives Customers New Way to Opt Out of Seller Emails

    … Last week, Amazon made an adjustment to its Buyer-Seller email policy. This is merely an extension of an existing policy that has been in place for some time. The updated policy kicked off Monday, March 27 and was temporarily suspended Friday, March 31 in order for Amazon to make some adjustments. Customers already had the ability […] The post Amazon Gives Customers New Way to Opt Out of Seller Emails appeared first on Marketing Words Blog. …

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  • Top 5 Ways Sellers Struggle on Amazon (and what will fix them)

    … Have you tried to make it as a seller on Amazon? Did you follow all the conventional advice, but still haven’t seen the results you were promised? Have you even lost money? Are you ready to give up? Before you do, take a moment to see if any of the following five areas sound familiar […] The post Top 5 Ways Sellers Struggle on Amazon (and what…

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  • Amazon Cracks Down on Email Product Review Requests

    … As sellers continue the rush to find legal ways to drum up reviews for their products, Amazon is quickly responding with a crackdown on many commonly used practices. Apparently, when the retailer pulled the plug on incentivized reviews a few months ago, it sent a flood of activity through their messaging platform. That intense surge […] The post Amazon Cracks Down on Email Product Review Requests appeared first on Marketing Words Blog. …

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  • Profit-Boosting Shoe-Selling Strategies for Amazon Pros & Newbies

    … If you’ve been a reader of the Marketing Words Blog for very long, you probably remember past articles from Stephen Smotherman. I love interviewing him because he always shares extremely valuable and detailed information. This time is no different! I’ve invited Stephen back for his third time to discuss the ins and outs of successfully […] The post Profit-Boosting Shoe-Selling Strategies for Amazon Pros & Newbies appeared first on Marketing Words Blog. …

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  • 4 Reasons Your Review-Request Emails are Being Deleted

    … When you buy as much online as I do, you get a ton of after-purchase emails that ask for reviews. Even though I fully understand how important it is to leave reviews for online sellers, I’ll admit I delete the majority of after-sale emails before I read them. Chances are pretty good that your customers […] The post 4 Reasons Your Review-Request…

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  • What to Expect From the Amazon Marketplace in 2017

    …. The challenge now is in policing these much stricter rules without harming the selling community that is trying to live within them. Years ago, eBay started suspending and downgrading seller accounts in ways that were capricious and felt unavoidable for most sellers — and in doing so insured they would all take up shop on Amazon’s Marketplace. Amazon…

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  • 8 Tips for Making this Your Best Year Yet for Amazon FBA Sales

    … Stephen Smotherman truly is a success story worth following. You’ve probably seen his guest posts (#1 and #2) on the Marketing Words blog before. I’ve invited him back once again to answer some questions and provide you with a bucket load of solid info to take you into the new year. Welcome Stephen! STEPHEN: Thanks, Karon, for asking me to do…

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