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The Amazon Files, hosted by Kristin Ostrander and Amy Feierman Amazon business strategists and founders of Mommy Income, hits the airwaves every Tuesday with the real truth about selling on Amazon. This show isn’t about sugar-coated reality. It’s real truth - the good, the bad and the ugly - shared with practical action steps and strategies to help both new and experienced sellers tackle the world’s largest retail sales platform.

Jul 9, 2018

AF045 Best Selling Products on Amazon: What to Sell in 2018

 

As you begin your journey into the world of e-commerce, there many things to consider. New and veteran Amazon sellers are often faced with a variety of challenges and obstacles that they must learn to navigate and overcome. One of those challenges is trying to decide on new products to add to their inventory. With so many products and categories to choose from, selecting a few new items to add to your inventory can be quite overwhelming.

 

On today’s episode, we’re sharing some of the bestselling products you can list on Amazon, what to consider before adding new products to your inventory list, and how you can capitalize on the top 10 reasons Amazon Prime members prefer shopping on Amazon instead of their local retail store. We also share tips on how to get accepted into gated Amazon categories, how to combat clothing and shoe returns, and strategies for dealing with fraudulent returns as an Amazon FBA seller.

 

“What you bring to market needs to fill a need or solve a problem.” - Amy Feierman


This week on The Amazon Files:

 

  • Product categories to consider when choosing products to sell on Amazon.
  • Understanding the customer’s mindset to help you decide which products to sell.
  • The top 10 reasons Prime members prefer to shop on Amazon.
  • Replenishable products to consider adding to your inventory.
  • Getting started in gated categories.
  • Simple strategies to help you identify replenishable products.
  • How to qualify as a Prime-eligible Amazon seller.
  • Selling regional-based products on Amazon.
  • Why buyers purchase big or bulky items on Amazon.
  • Tips for finding and vetting wholesale suppliers.
  • How to start selling clothing and shoes on Amazon.
  • How to combat clothing and shoe returns.
  • How to handle fraudulent returns.
  • Clothing purchasing habits of online buyers.
  • What to consider when choosing seasonal items to sell on Amazon.
  • The difference between a “widget-based seller” and a “data-based seller.”

 

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Jumpstart Your Amazon Business Today!

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Discover the Ease & Simplicity of the Wholesale Bundling System

 

Don’t know where to start in your wholesale bundling Amazon business? We teach a lot of different strategies for searching wholesale bundles and creating your own unique bundles. Learn the A to Z of Amazon wholesale bundling through Mommy Income’s Wholesale Bundle System. Visit MommyIncome.com/system for more information.

 

Confident Wholesale Bundling in Philadelphia!

/We are bringing the Confident Wholesale Bundles Workshop to Philadelphia this July 21 and 22, 2018! We want you to experience the best kind of bundling confidence to move your business forward. Best of all - you will be able to implement what you learned from the Confident Wholesale Bundles Workshop the next day at the Philly Gift Show! There are only 20 seats available so head over to MommyIncome.com/philly to grab your spot now! For our podcast listeners, we have a special code for you! Enter the code workshop18 to receive special pricing!

 

Got Questions?

Shoot your questions on our Facebook Group! we’ll be happy to answer your questions, listen to your vents, and encourage you to carry on in the right direction. Join our community where you can interact with sellers of all levels -- from people who are starting their Amazon journey to those who have been full-time sellers for years. Go to MommyIncome.com/joinus with the code word SELL2018 to start interacting with our community.

 

Grow Your Amazon Business!

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