Category: Getting Started With Amazon FBA

Getting Started with Amazon FBA

Getting started with Amazon FBA is much easier than you might think. All you need is an internet connected device, a few extra minutes, and the desire to start making money to fund your new life. There are a few steps that make up the process, and we’ve detailed them for you here.

  1. The first step is creating an Amazon Seller Account account.
  2. Once your account is set up, you’ll be ready to start hunting products to sell. To do this, you’ll use the Amazon Selling App. Our post on Downloading and Using the Amazon Seller App will get you out and hunting in no time.
  3. Once you have your items, make sure you record all of your costs from the start. It will make your life easier when it’s tax time. Our Basics of Accounting post should help you get started.
    If you’re using Inventory Lab, you will record all of your products’ costs while creating your shipment.
  4. You have your items, your costs are recorded, and now it’s time to ship your items.
    We have a supplies list for Amazon FBA that contains both essential and handy items for prepping and sending your products. You’ll head on over to Amazon Seller Central, and create your shipment. We’ve put together a video that covers the basics of creating a shipment through Amazon Seller Central to help you with the process.
  5. Now that your shipment is created, you box it up and take it to a UPS drop-off location.
  6. You’re done! Now, you just sit back and wait for Amazon to take over.
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How to Deal With Amazon FBA Returns and Customer Damages

Returns Sign

Whether you’re a brick and mortar store, running your own e-commerce website, or selling on Amazon, one thing everyone encounters are customer returns. Knowing what each stage of Amazon’s process is, what their messages mean, and what you need to

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Creating an Amazon Shipment in Seller Central

Amazon FBA Shipments

This video is a quick overview of how to create a shipment using Amazon Seller Central, and how to add both new and existing items to that shipment.

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Where Else Can I Sell Things Online?

As you venture through stores looking for the perfect Amazon FBA inventory you may come across some really exceptional deals that just don’t seem to fit Amazon’s criteria. Whether they items are refurbished, the boxes are slightly beat up, or

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The Benefits Of Using Inventory Lab As An Amazon FBA Seller

When we first started doing Amazon as Merchant Fulfilled sellers many years ago, we were quite happy with the Seller Central interface on As we progressed to using FBA we quickly realized that the process of listing, stickering, and

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How Do I Change Prices On My FBA Inventory In Seller Central?

Prices fluctuate up and down in the Amazon market. In order to catch the most sales sometime we need to adjust our pricing on a regular basis. There are automatic repricers that you can pay for like Bqool.  Amazon themselves

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How TO Find Out How Many Of An Item A Seller Has In Stock On Amazon

Knowing how many of an item each seller has on Amazon can lead you to making better pricing decisions. If a seller or multiple sellers only have a few of an item you may want to price above them for

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Online Arbitrage Apps Extensions And Sites To Get You The Best Deals

Online arbitrage can be an amazingly addictive and profitable business. Who doesn’t like shopping in their pajamas or even poolside and making money from it? Online Arbitrage is great for anyone who will be in one location long enough to

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Why are my Amazon items unfulfillable?

Smashed box

Unfulfillable inventory is inventory that has become damaged, expired, or for another reason cannot be sold. When this occurs, Amazon sets the item as unfulfillable and you have (usually) 30 days to have the inventory returned or destroyed before Amazon

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Why are my Amazon items reserved?


This is a question we’ve seen a few times. Your items get to the Amazon warehouse, or they’ve been there a while, and they show as status reserved. First, here’s a quick rundown of how the Amazon process for you

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