Amazon is a well-liked platform for both buyers and sellers. It has had an amazing journey thus far. Every business, large or small, aspires to be an Amazon seller. As a result, we’ve put together a beginner’s guide to help you in learning how to sell on Amazon.
Are you interested in learning more about Amazon FBA? This article delves deeper into the subject and walks you through all of the steps required to become an Amazon FBA seller.
Before we dive into how to sell on Amazon, it’s important to understand why a seller would pick Amazon over the other options available.
Why sell on Amazon?
There is a lot of competition in eCommerce. So, what distinguishes Amazon from the other competitors? Why should you choose Amazon over other options? What are some of the advantages of selling on Amazon? We are sure these thoughts must be running through your head.
The Amazon marketplace is simple to use and gives small businesses the ability to control their own destiny. Above all, selling on Amazon provides you with a slew of advantages.
To help you decide why you should sell on Amazon, we’ve compiled a list of factors you should consider.
Funds are safely deposited directly to your bank account, even for cash on delivery orders, within 7 days.
Ship your orders with ease:
Amazon handles the delivery of your products if you pick Amazon’s Fulfillment option or Easy Ship.
Services for every need:
Get paid help with product photography, account administration, and more from Amazon-approved third-party professionals.
Protect the integrity of your brand:
With Brand Registry, you have authority over Amazon product pages that display your brand name and emblem.
Sign up for Amazon Global Selling and you’ll be able to sell to clients in over 200 countries.
Amazon registration checklist:
Now, before you begin selling, you must have all of your information and paperwork in handy. Here’s a rundown of everything you’ll need to start selling on Amazon:
- A mobile phone number that is active.
- Tax Identification Number (GST) (or you are selling in a GST-exempt category).
- Pan Card details.
- Active Bank account
- Email Address
And that’s it! Now you just need to complete this checklist to begin your registration.
5 Simple Steps to sell on Amazon
1) Create a seller account on Amazon
If you wish to sell on amazon the first and foremost step is to create a seller account on amazon. It hardly takes 15 minutes to create a seller account.
Follow the steps below to sign in:
Step 1: Open the amazon official website and click on the Sign In as a seller account option.
Step 2: If your phone number is linked to a customer account, use the email & password to Sign In.
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Step 3: If not, choose the ‘Create your amazon account’ option.
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Step 4: Once this page appears, fill in the details: your name, mobile number, and password.
Step 5: Great! You have now successfully signed in.
2) Register on Amazon:
Do you remember the checklist we made before signing up? We’ll be needing the documents of that checklist now. You will have to fill up the details of that checklist to register your account.
Follow the steps below to register on amazon:
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Step 1: Once you are signed in you need to register yourself on Amazon. Enter the legal company name provided in your GST. and verify your mobile number through OTP.
Step 2: Provide your store name, product, and your business address.
Step 3: Enter your tax details, including your GST and PAN number.
Step 4: After filling in all the necessary details you are now ready to sell on Amazon.
Additionally, Individual sellers and Pro sellers are the two sorts of account options available on amazon. The former is free every month, however, each item you sell on Amazon will cost you roughly $1.
The Pro seller account charges $39.99 a month and includes more features. You can select an account type based on the size of your budget.
3) Make a product list
Once you have successfully registered on amazon now you can select the ‘Products to sell’ option from the dashboard and click ‘Start Listing’.
Firstly, enter your product name or barcode number to search for it in the existing catalog of Amazon.
You can then enter your product price, MRP, product quality, condition, and your shipping option. Then finally click ‘Save and Finish’ to add the product to your inventory.
4) Stock and Deliver
As an Amazon seller, you need to both store and distribute your products to your customers. That is to say, you have the option of taking care of this yourself or having Amazon do it for you.
Amazon provides you following options:
Fulfillment by Amazon: Amazon fulfills orders by storing, packing, and delivering them. In addition, you’ll receive the Prime badge, and Amazon will also handle customer service.
Simple Ship: You store the items, and Amazon ships them to your clients.
Self-ship: You manage both product storage and delivery via a third-party courier service like Parceldeck.
5. Get paid for the sales you make
After you become an Amazon seller you will start accepting orders. Your payments for these orders will be deposited in your bank account every 7 days after your account has been validated (minus the Amazon Fees).
You can check your settlements at any time on your Seller Central profile, and if you have any questions, you can contact Seller Support.
For a beginner, it might be difficult to start your own Amazon FBA business. However, with these easy steps, you can become a successful vendor and sell on amazon efficiently.
Hope the above-mentioned pointers will assist you in understanding the entire business process. If you’re having trouble growing your eCommerce business, consider incorporating some of these ideas. It’s now your turn to use Amazon to grow your business.
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