Amazon Account Reinstatement and Suspension Prevention

Forewarned is Forearmed!

Probably the number one concern I hear from new sellers is “I can’t find any good inventory!” They’ve gone to a store or two, scanned and walked away with nothing. They are frustrated because they know other sellers are shopping the same stores and finding...
One of the great features of using Amazon.com as your selling platform is that Amazon will do a lot of the heavy lifting to sell your product for you.  Not only is it the world’s number one online retail site, but there are all kinds...
If you’ve read my blog for a while, you know that I use a Virtual Assistant.  When and how to get help is a question that FBA sellers often face when they get to a certain size/level of activity.  In my case, I’ve used an...
I usually post once a week, but this week there’s a lot going on. Since so many of my readers use ScanPower, I wanted to quickly share what I’ve learned about ScanPower today and then post my regular blog on Friday. If you don’t care...
Many people who read this blog are part-timers like me.  We look at the Amazon FBA program as a way to make good money in our limited time, but often struggle with the demands of our day jobs and family. Even full-time FBA-ers sometimes find...
Amazon’s decision to raise its rates on Prime membership affects so many Americans (est. 20-25 million); people were talking about it all around me during lunch today.  The folks at my table agreed that it wouldn’t affect us – we’ll still be Prime members –...
As many of you know, I use ScanPower List and Mobile in my business to make me more efficient. I’ve used them for about three years. During that time, other programs have been introduced but I’ve not spent much time investigating them because I’m pleased...
I was listening on the radio to a TED Talk the other day by Matt Killingsworth who studies happiness.  He built an iPhone app Track Your Happiness that lets people report their feelings in real time.  Among the results from over 15,000 people in 80...
It is time for Amazon’s annual FBA fee hike! Hooray. Not.  I’ve updated this annual blog post and spreadsheet with the new information that takes effect on February 18, 2014. Get a doughnut, a cocktail, or whatever you need to get through this. It is number-crunchy...
I know I promised you another exciting “Dark Days of January” post about fees and reports, but I just couldn’t think that hard this week.  My brain is elsewhere.  Luckily, I found this great video from Amazon.com on how they receive our packages at the...