Amazon Seller FAQ | What You Need to Know About Selling on Amazon
As you know, Amazon has had its most successful year yet, which is why it is no surprise if you are someone who is considering becoming an Amazon Seller. However, before embarking on this chapter of your career, you most likely have several questions. For this very reason, our team has compiled this short Amazon Seller FAQ list so you can get quick answers to some of your most pressing questions. Here are some of the questions you may have:
Where do I manage my account?
You can manage each aspect of your Amazon Seller account on the Seller Central website.
What is Fulfillment by Amazon?
Essentially, Fulfillment by Amazon is a program that allows you to store your merchandise in Amazon’s fulfillment centers for a fee. By choosing this option, shipping concerns are out of your hands, as Amazon will pick, pack, and ship your merchandise on your behalf.
How do I add inventory to my Amazon account?
If you are looking to add inventory to your account for potential customers to buy, you can either use the Add a Product feature on Seller Central, use the Sell on Amazon button on Amazon’s product pages, use Amazon Marketplace Web Service to upload merchandise in bulk, or use Excel inventory files to upload various product listings at the same time.
What does it cost to ship items with Amazon?
The cost of order fulfillment largely depends upon whether you plan on fulfilling orders yourself or through FBA. You can learn more about the various costs of Fulfillment by Amazon here.
How do I know when I make a sale on Amazon?
This is especially useful for owners of smaller businesses who would like to be notified every single time they make a sale. Whenever you make a sale, Amazon will either email or text you. You can choose whichever means of notification you prefer in your account settings.
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If you are an Amazon seller and require the assistance of an experienced Certified Public Accountant, please contact Ebiz Accounting for an initial consultation. We provide Amazon business accounting services to clients in New York and throughout the United States. All Amazon sellers should have an accountant they can trust. If you are looking to expand your business, or even form a new one, do not hesitate to reach out to our knowledgeable team today.