Amazon Account Reinstatement and Suspension Prevention

Forewarned is Forearmed!

If you have old items at the warehouse, you got an email from Amazon this week with an estimate of how much you are going to owe (gasp! My heart!). Every six months Amazon clears the dead weight out of its warehouses by assessing its FBA...
Ok, just kidding on that one. Hopefully the returns haven’t been too bad for you.  Now that we’re into January, it is time to think about 2014 plans, taxes and more taxes.  In other words…the party’s over and it is time to get a broom...
If this is your first Christmas selling on Amazon, you are probably pretty excited right now. Enjoy the lull during the storm my friends.  The holiday selling season is not over yet!  Naturally sales will be slow today and tomorrow, but you have more sales...
Amazon’s Hazardous Materials (“HazMat”) policy is very confusing.  Items that people have sold before using FBA are suddenly forbidden. Items that are clearly not HazMat are put in HazMat for review.  It can be very annoying and expensive for a seller – particularly if an...
My long-time readers will recognize this post from last year, but I thought it worth repeating for all the new sellers. The holidays are upon us and if you are like most online sellers, you are working your butt off right now. If this is...
Do you remember this line from Jerry McGuire? Today’s blog post is different from most because I’m hoping you will help me and your fellow sellers.  I’ve started to create a short video/powerpoint walk-thru of ScanPower’s new Unity 2 that I hope will help newcomers and...
Over the past two years, I’ve written or had guest posters write stories about some of the most popular nationwide stores and how to shop them for FBA. In case you missed them the first time around, here they are again. Oh yes, I can...
This week’s post is a bit of this and a bit of that. The picture is in honor of my mother-in-law who was an extraordinary quilter among other creative talents. Like you, I’m going nuts getting inventory up to Amazon before Thanksgiving weekend.  To be...
The most exciting time of the year for online sellers is already in progress, but it is about to get going in earnest now that I’ve sold the last of my dog costumes for Halloween. My first year I got started late in the game...