Amazon Selling

  • 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 will fix them) appeared first on Marketing Words Blog. …

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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

    … – If you’ve been lazy about keeping track of receipts, profits, losses, sales, etc. then now is a great time to start fresh. It’s important to know your numbers so that you can see what items, stores, categories, etc. are the most profitable for your Amazon business. Maybe you thought selling grocery items was worth the time and money, but do you…

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  • How Amazon Hijacks Listings & What to do if it Happens to You

    … that Plugable submits don’t go through. The page is stuck like this. The culprit? Amazon. More specifically, Amazon Retail started selling the compact size of the Plugable keyboard, and overwrote the contents of the listing as a result. To understand why they’re allowed to do this, we have to take a look at how edit priority works for listings. Edit…

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  • Irrelevant Keywords Could Crash Your Amazon Conversion Rate

    … characters of keywords in these fields. Nothing could be further from the truth. Others followed the mindset that if you could, you should. They proceeded to fill every single character with words that might even remotely apply to the product they were selling until they reached a total as close to 5,000 as possible. To clarify: No! Amazon…

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  • Getting Amazon Reviews Using Follow-Up Emails

    … Copyright © 2016 Marketing Words Copywriting Blog. All Rights Reserved The posts contained within this blog are the sole property of Marketing Words, Inc., and full copyright privileges are held by Marketing Words, Inc. A limited, free reprint license is granted to those who wish to reproduce this content in full provided live links…

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  • The Key to Global Selling Success: Accurate Translation

    … countries, right? Many translation businesses don’t take localization into account when they translate. What can happen if the translator doesn’t take into account exactly who will be reading the copy s/he is translating? Knowing your audience, its culture and its values is extremely important in translation, as it is in copywriting. You want…

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  • 5 Common Mistakes That Can Tank Your Amazon Listing Success

    … your copy. One primary reason is that it would be difficult to write copy for a particular product and never mention what the product is. After all, keywords are essentially nouns that describe the thing you are selling. Mistake #3 – Repeating Keywords Over & Over to Improve Rankings One aspect of writing Amazon product listings has remained…

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