As a beginner exploring the option of Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) or Amazon FBA, what are the key factors and considerations that I should take into account in account to start this business?
Fulfillment by Amazon or Amazon FBA, what should I consider as a beginner?
Sure! Here’s a shorter version:
When starting an Amazon FBA business:
- Choose a product with high demand and profit potential.
- Find reliable suppliers and source quality products.
- Understand how FBA works and its associated fees.
- Invest in professional branding and packaging.
- Optimize product listings using keywords and encourage positive reviews.
- Manage inventory effectively to avoid stockouts or excessive inventory.
- Create a marketing strategy to boost sales.
- Provide excellent customer service to ensure satisfaction.
- Stay updated with the latest trends and regulations.
By considering these factors, you can increase your chances of success with Amazon FBA.
Since you are a new seller doing FBA, you will firstly need to carefully review all Amazon help files, which include detailed instructions, videos and guidelines concerning every step of the process.
Start with the general FBA help page:
In addition to the helpful advice by @Faraz97”, here is a Seller University help page regarding FBA:
Regarding the products, research whether they don’t violate anyone’s intellectual property rights and be prepared that Amazon may request you to provide them valid invoices to verify the authenticity of your inventory anytime, without any prior complaints from customers.
Chinese invoices are rarely accepted, that’s why it would be better to start with some products purchased from EU/US manufacturer’s instead, until you establish a selling history and learn how the entire site works.