What Type of Companies Should Hire an Amazon Consultant

What Type of Companies Should Hire an Amazon Consultant

Expanding into a new sales channel, like Amazon, can seem like a daunting task. It can be a wise investment saving you time and resources to hire an Amazon consultant. An Amazon sales consultant can help you understand the correct business strategy or business model for selling on Amazon; write product copy that is complient, is visually appealing, and is correctly positioned for the Amazon search algorithm to properly index your search terms; and to set up Amazon Marketing Services at a SKU level to understand what products and campaigns are profitable. However, not all companies should hire an Amazon Consultant. Let's explore a few types of businesses to see which companies should hire an Amazon Consultant, and which companies should not hire an Amazon Sales Consultant.

The ABCs of Taking Great Amazon Product Photos

The ABCs of Taking Great Amazon Product Photos

Product photography for Amazon is challenging. You need a clean white background and you need big images for zoom and if you’re selling fashion related products, you need to show colors as close to accurate as possible or you’d end up with a bunch of returns. 

This post is for those who are working on their product photography skills. Start by skimming the list, then pick one or two each week and try to learn them. When you get through this list, you’ll know what you need to do to improve your product photos.

What Your Company Needs For a Smooth Transition Onto Amazon.com

What Your Company Needs For a Smooth Transition Onto Amazon.com

So, your company wants to get started on Amazon or you've been contacted by Amazon to be a vendor. What can you do on your end to make sure you're ready for the transition?

Amazon.com's Move Towards Brick & Mortar

Amazon.com's Move Towards Brick & Mortar

About two weeks ago Amazon announced it's first small-format grocery store, Amazon Go. While it is only 1 of 3 different brick and mortar formats that the company has been entertaining, it is Amazon's first take on Brick and Mortar grocery

Survive Your January Sales Tax Filing with These Tips

Survive Your January Sales Tax Filing with These Tips

A storm is coming! We’re not talking a blizzard, tornado, or hurricane, but a sales tax storm that will hit all eCommerce sellers this January.

What on earth am I talking about? Nearly every online seller will have a sales tax return due in January, whether you’re on a monthly, quarterly, or annual filing schedule. For this reason, we call January the “Sales Tax Perfect Storm.”

No one likes to get caught unprepared when a storm hits, so we’ve created a list of our best tips to help you batten down your records and get ready for the storm.

Amazon Expands Black Friday Into a Month of Deals

Amazon Expands Black Friday Into a Month of Deals

Instead of bringing just one day of deals to their customers, Amazon is having “35 Days of Deals”. The sale which began this week will offer a new deal every 5 minutes until December 22nd. The best sales will be during the “Turkey Five”, the five days between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday.

 

Amazon Brings Black Friday Worldwide

Amazon Brings Black Friday Worldwide

Thanksgiving is an American holiday and typically the shopping frenzy that follows the holiday Black Friday has only been observed in the United States. But thanks to Amazon.com the consumers of U.K. and Europe are starting enjoy the American tradition of Black Friday.

Amazon.com Set to Become America’s Leading Clothing Retailer in 2017

Amazon.com Set to Become America’s Leading Clothing Retailer in 2017

This marks a major milestone for Amazon and eCommerce overall as brick and mortar based stores like Macy's, Nordstrom and JCPenny have dominated the industry up to this point. This change in the hierarchy of clothing retail has been long in the making.