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Debunking Myths About Selling on Amazon

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Debunking Myths About Selling on Amazon

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Whether you are an Amazon seller or you are considering becoming one, you know that is easy to get lost in reams of misinformation. Misinformation can weigh you down and prevent your business from becoming an Amazon success. With so much information available online about successfully selling on Amazon, you need to discern facts from myths. For more information on this subject, please read on, then reach out to AVASK Group today. Here are the truths behind the biggest myths about selling on Amazon:

Is it possible to understand Amazon?

While you do need to know where to begin if you want to sell profitably, feeling overwhelmed is something everyone experiences when opening a business and Amazon is no exception. You have a wealth of knowledge to learn from, including how to create a seller account, how to create a best-selling listing, how to get Amazon brand registry and so much more. However, it will take hard work, finding the right resources and learning from your mistakes.

Do you have to invent a new product to succeed on Amazon?

Instead of creating an entirely new product, you can improve upon products that already exist. Reviews provide insight into the wants and needs of potential customers, insights you can use to make these improvements.

Do buyers always buy the cheapest product?

Prices say a lot about your product and, in fact, prices that are too low may seem suspicious to potential buyers. Low prices imply that your products are cheaply made and thus, flimsy, inefficient, not meant for long-term use and easily breakable. Instead, set prices that match your brand’s strategy.

Should you target your products for everyone?

If there are some people that should not buy your products, you should make it clear. If your product is not the best at something, you should make it clear. Incorrectly describing your products creates a bad impression with your customers, leading to high return rates, negative reviews and costly problems with your Amazon account.

Please reach out to Timothy E. Nelson, CPA today if you have any further questions about this or other Amazon-related topics.

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