Amazon FBA: Fulfillment By Amazon
Amazon is pulling away as the largest online store
There is E-commerce and then there is Amazon. If you can effectively tap into the power of Amazon, it might just develop into one of your biggest sales channel.
Amazon can help you by increasing your online sales in a short period of time. For the people who use the internet to purchase something online, Amazon is often the number one store they shop at.
Since 2000, Selling on Amazon has been helping individuals and businesses increase sales and reach new customers. Today, more than 40% of Amazon's total unit sales come from third-party selection You can easily make this multi-billion dollar storefront, YOUR Storefront!
What is FBA?
FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) Amazon has created one of the most advanced fulfillment networks in the world, and your business can benefit from their expertise. With Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) you store your products in Amazon's fulfillment centers and warehouses. Once an order is placed by a customer, Amazon picks, packs, ships, and provides customer service for these products. Almost all order updates, inquiries, returns and related customer service issues are handled by Amazon. Best of all, FBA can help you scale your business and reach more customers.
Your products are eligible for Amazon Prime FREE Two-Day Shipping, FREE Shipping, and other benefits. Prime members love FREE Two-Day Shipping, and all Amazon.com customers can get FREE Shipping on eligible orders. When you list your products with FBA, your products are eligible for free shipping, too.
FBA services let your business grow quickly. Amazon fulfillment centers are built with your inventory in mind, and there's no minimum in the number of units you must send. FBA handles the details to save you time, so you can focus on your business.
Customers get Amazon's trusted customer service and returns. FBA handles customer service and returns for Amazon.com orders. Listings are displayed with the Prime logo, so customers know that Amazon handles packing, delivery, customer service, and returns.
It's cost-effective and simple. Pay as you go—you are charged for storage space and the orders we fulfill. The cost of shipping is included in your fees, with no extra charge for Amazon Prime FREE Two-Day Shipping and FREE Shipping on eligible orders. Fees for Selling on Amazon and optional services may apply.
How do I start with FBA?
Decide what you want to sell More than 20 product categories are open to all sellers, and at least 10 more are available only to Professional Sellers. Open Categories More than 20 categories are open for selling on Amazon; products in these categories can be listed without specific permission from Amazon. Some categories only allow listings for new products. Some categories have additional guidelines that sellers must follow. Categories Requiring Approval Products in categories requiring approval can be listed only with specific permissions from Amazon. Only sellers with a Professional Selling Plan subscription can sell in these categories. Amazon limits access to sell in these categories to help ensure that sellers meet standards for product and listing quality as well as other category-specific requirements. These standards help Amazon customers have confidence when buying in any category. We can help you with your product selection. Our extensive experience on Amazon, will allow us to help you choose a profitable product to sell. If you decide to sell in a category that requires approval, we will get you approved, by submitting the required paperwork to Amazon.
With two selling plans, Amazon offers you the flexibility to sell one, or one thousand. The Professional plan gives you the opportunity to sell an unlimited number of products and pay a $39.99 monthly subscription fee. Individuals pay no monthly fees, but instead pay $0.99 per item sold. Both Professionals and Individuals pay other selling fees when an item sells
1. List You can add products to the Amazon Marketplace catalog one at a time, or if you have a Professional selling subscription, you can add large batches of items using bulk tools. Two ways to list products 1. List products already on Amazon.com Indicate how many products you have to sell, condition of the product(s), and shipping options 2. List products not yet on Amazon.com Identify UPC/EAN and SKU List products attributes - for example title, description 2. Sell After you list your offers, customers can see them on Amazon.com. With features like 1-Click and a brand millions trust, Amazon helps customers make quick, easy, worry-free purchases. Make sure that when customers see your offer it is accurate and complete, including high-quality product images. 3. Ship Amazon notifies you when customers place an order. Use Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) and let Amazon do the shipping—or handle shipping yourself. 4. Get Paid Amazon deposits payment into your bank account at regular intervals and notifies you that your payment has been sent.