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How to Start Selling on Amazon -Tips to Kick Start your Business

Well begun is half done, but knowing how to begin is most crucial of all ! Same applies for people who want to earn loads by selling on amazon. Amazon provides the opportunity to retailers to sell the product in its marketplaces for the sellers big or small. Getting an entry into amazon marketplace as a seller is not difficult.

To get started as a seller on Amazon, the merchants need to the the following:

Preparation of Business Information

Amazon wants to know about the sellers in a bit detail and it’s pretty much welcomed provided the repute it carries as an commerce brand. Sellers need to create business account and a seller profile.

For setting up the account, retailer needs to be prepared with the following information

  • A brand name
  • Legal business name
  • Customer service email address
  • Customer service phone number
  • Physical location from where the items will be shipped
  • Bank routing number
  • Bank account number

Additionally seller needs to choose what to sell on amazon and the types of shipping services which can include expedited shipping, and how the shipping rates are calculated for the buyers. The shipping method details can be updated at a later point in time.

A good seller’s profile can be defined as one with the following:

  • A log around 120 pixels wide
  • A detailed “About” section describing the seller
  • Shipping information section
  • Return and Refund section
  • Privacy Policy

Preparation of Product Information

Amazon, as it should go unsaid collects details about the products sold in each marketplace. The kind of details required for the products is:

  • Product name or title
  • Product description
  • Bulleted Product Specification or feature list
  • Product image
  • Keywords or search terms
  • Amazon category in which the product is included.

If product that you are going to sell is listed already  from another seller, Amazon prefers using the current image. If an ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) for a product is already available , then the the listing process would be expedited.

Amazon accepts product information in formats XML, text or a web/desktop based product submission tool.

Creating the seller account

Once the above mentioned data is prepared, creating the account and posting the items goes hassle free. Amazon reviews the account and products can be live in the Amazon Marketplace in a matter of few hours.

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Author Dilip

Co-Founder At SellerApp 

Senior IT executive with over 13 years of product development and global consulting experience in large-scale, complex systems and deep technology delivery and management.

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