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The Amazon Files, hosted by Kristin Ostrander, Amazon business strategist and one of the 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.

Feb 4, 2019

Increasing profitability and earning more money is a challenge when you only have a limited amount of time. New Amazon business owners may be aware of the tools available to Amazon sellers but do not know which ones to choose or have the time to research them. If you run an Amazon business, you may have found yourself in this catch-22 situation.


Today, we share the top Amazon seller tools and resources that will help you save time and make more money. We reveal the tools that we use every day to make life easier and why you should include them in your business operations. We also share advice on how to introduce these tools into your business without feeling overwhelmed.


“The more tools in your toolbox, the faster you are, and the more money you are going to make.” - Kristin Ostrander


This week on the Amazon Files:


  • Our number one favorite tool for creating bundles and listings.
  • How to use Merchant Words for product research, keyword research, and for finding complementary brands.
  • The new features that are coming to Merchant Words this year.
  • The stress-free way of learning how to use new pieces of software.
  • The powerful tools of Inventory Lab and the free inclusion of Scoutify.
  • The scope of Inventory Lab and its advantages over Amazon Seller Central.
  • How My Prep Center seamlessly receives, preps bundles and ships your inventory.
  • How Amazon Listings Demystified helps you build, optimize and index your keywords.
  • The features of the Amazon Listings Demystified Chrome Extension.
  • Finding and researching profitable products to sell with Jungle Scout Niche Hunter.
  • Why you should keep your passwords in a password keeper like LastPass.


Mommy Income Question of the Week:


  • How do you know which tool to use when? What are the essential tools you need to get started?





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