Now if you spent $3K on a course, and put all your hope into one product and it’s a dud (as others have posted) you are going to feel like crap compared to if you spend a couple hundred, and now you have the money to try something else to see what happens.
It’d be hard to do that without giving anything away, but I’d say you benefit from collective knowledge. Someone comes up with an interesting idea, then others build on it. These ideas get tested by multiple people and you end up with pretty good evidence of what works and what doesn’t.
THe broad brush that Malik paints with regard to private-labeling is ridiculous. Sure, I wouldn’t want to private label some health supplements, but I’m not sure I would be ready to eliminate the possibility of selling thermal printer labels in my own packaging. It’s the equivalent of calling the entire e-commerce industry “risky” because of potential problems associated with poker websites.
Amazon selling machine seemed more oriented around limiting the products you sell but going deep with a specific product like different models/sizes so you limit your FBA storage costs and shipping costs……or private labeling the product so other sellers can’t piggyback on your product and depress margins. The Amazon Selling Machine software was about automating the customer feedback process for you using Amazon API’s get reviews and manage the customer feedback loop for you ? (would have been helpful if they showed an actual inside look at the software being provided)
I’m sure the Amazon people that have succeeded & want to help others have good intent, yet I’m also pretty sure that there’s a portion of people who will realize only after taking the courses that they do not really have the funds or just don’t succeed…
Legal fees?? Wow… Granted, I paid less than $200 to incorporate my business which is set for 12 months until renewal. With that said, one is not required to incorporate a business because one could be a sole proprietor, so once one has made their money reinvest it back.
CleanTAS 213 : How and When to Sell Your Products on Amazon Japan (step by step) You may have noticed lately that Amazon is advertising within your seller account for their non-U.S. sales platforms. They are trying really hard to get current sellers to expand into different marketplaces. 6/8/2016 Free View in iTunes
Consider a few basic concerns just before building a site for the business if you’re simply beginning out with web site marketing. That is your target customer base, and what do you think they’ll get out of your site? Must you keep a sensation of instructions in your mind, you’ll be most likely to make a website that keeps consumers returning.
CleanTAS 193 : Ask Scott Session #56 – Your Amazon FBA Questions You have just landed on another episode of The Amazing seller where Scott is answering your questions about private label sales on Amazon. You can get your questions asked and answered on this special Friday episodes. 4/22/2016 Free View in iTunes
There are a lot of courses out there and a lot of different business models. However, I believe Amazing Selling Machine is one of the easiest and most straightforward methods you can follow. With the massive growth that Amazon is experiencing and more and more customers turning to online shopping – now is the time to get involved.
Known as “PPC Ed”, Edward is well versed in all things Amazon advertising and his specialty is Sponsored Products ads. He routinely helps sellers with the most-limited budgets as well as those working with ad spends in the tens of thousands of dollars.
As I said, I would like to add PL as well to what I do. But that is a steep price tag to start with. But it seems that is the way to sell with the Amazon platform. Going to explore other options to this path.
CleanTAS 471: 3 Tips to Find TOP Keywords that Help You Rank and Sell More Products What does it take to track down and use the very best keywords for your Amazon product listing? What are the insider tips and tricks when it comes to finding the right keywords that will help your product succeed? 1/31/2018 Free View in iTunes
CleanTAS 377: (Hot Seat) Can I Make My Product Successful on Amazon or Should I Quit? (Know Your Numbers) How can you learn from another Hot Seat session with Chris and Scott on this episode of The Amazing Seller? This Hot Seat session could include the one crucial piece that you need that will help push you and your brand over the top on your journey towa. 6/26/2017 Free View in iTunes
I’ve been teaching people how to build online businesses for eight years. I’ve made millions of dollars online, and many of my students are now even more successful than I am. But there’s one thing that you should know before getting into this business.
I would assume most people realize this, but when you’re shopping around for a “coach” you should be careful of the sales figures that are reported. I have a product that sells for $9.99, costs me $1.25, and I net (after all fees and product costs) $4.76 per sale. Last year I sold 630 of them over a 9 month period. This is the type of product that is so far under the radar that it probably wouldn’t cross anyone’s mind to sell. Sure, it’s not a HUGE money maker, but I profited around $340/month in profit.
I have been following this thread since last year when I was interested to sell on Amazon FBA. I’m from a country in Europe which is allowed to sell on Amazon. I was wondering if someone who bought the ASM course could give me some tips how to start selling on Amazon FBA from a country outside US. Do I have to register a company in US or not? Can I buy products from China and have them sent to Amazon FBA (while I’m personally located in Europe) ?
That’s 5 million in gross revenue, how pathetic. Meanwhile, you have a real training program that teaches people how to put up a real online business for less than $1 dollar/day. And they really care about your online success.
Matt Clark and Jason Katzenback only train you to be a one-trick pony…in a field where you can have multiple income sources and strategies. And that one trick is not something I would ever recommend anyone start with. It’s like shoving meat down a baby’s throat before they have been weaned – potentially very dangerous. There are easy (even free) ways to START selling on Amazon that will allow you to learn the ropes without risking thousands of dollars. My suggested steps are outline here.
The “copy-paste just follow the system”-days are maybe not over just yet, but they should be soon. Time will tell how long ASM works for hard working people with limited resources who only follow the program with 100% devotion. Maybe two more ASM courses in the current format is my guess. After that they will need to come up with something new, maybe earlier than that.
Module 2: You will learn how to contact suppliers within the USA or in China. Don’t worry if http://finance.azcentral.com/azcentral/news/read/35644596 haven’t done this before. ASM already includes templates and step-by-step instruction for you on how you can effectively communicate with suppliers. You will also learn about how to calculate your profit numbers.
If anyone feels they need some hand holding in getting started and don’t want to drop 4 large, order Jim Cockrum’s ‘Proven Amazon Course’. Send him a PM through the Warrior Forum and ask for the friends and family discount.
What I consider the shadiest thing about the launch is their recent video where they answered the “Revenue is great, but what is your profit”. Obviously, I don’t expect them to reveal the product they are selling, but it is kinda funny that they considered the question answered. They basically just told you how much you would pay Amazon for a sale of $26 and then said something like “We like to buy our product for $5-$6, so you can see there is a lot of profit still left over.
CleanTAS 249 : 7 Steps to Building a BRAND and Taking Over The Market If you’re going to build a business you really need to think long-term. One product can’t sell on a sustained basis – you need related and sibling products that can fill in the gaps of what people who use that product need on a regular basis. 8/31/2016 Free View in iTunes
I’ve listened to a lot of them and Scott’s is the best fit for me and my business. From the guests (Chris, the Candy Man, Greg Mercer, etc.), to the questions in the Ask Scott sessions, to the explanations in Terms of Service changes, I get a ton of useful content multiple times per week! Thanks Scott!
‘Amazing Selling Machine is our flagship program teaching you how to build a highly-profitable business selling your own brand of physical products by leveraging the power of Amazon. This is the most successful online business education program ever created. With thousands of successful students, Amazing Selling Machine has proven itself to be incredibly effective at getting people results, regardless of previous experience with selling online.’
Jessica, i’m afraid you cannot get ASM from amazon, or anywhere else, it is the best training, bar none, not available to the public (and has been restricted only to those inside ASM for the last 18 months). However, look out for an announcement very soon.
If you still are into building an online business, and I know I sound like a stuck record, but affiliate marketing has close to zero risk, only your time to create traffic to bring people who are already looking for your specific products.
– I should have shopped around for my affiliate. However, I should learn something about marketing and traffic through the one I went through. Will know to do so next time some big course like this comes along.
Well, they did not cover critical things importing from china, labeling, brand registration etc very well, or not at all, but they found time to make videos and pdf’s on how to get boy scout type merit badges on your forum profile, what they actually did was avoid covering the difficult stuff that would have had them do a lot of work (don’t forget they were both on vacation in France when they launched this!)
Can this work? Maybe, but its not for the average person. Its expensive program and you need to make sure you have at least 3 times what you pay for the program to have good odds of succeeding. The bi…ggest issue I have with it is that they advertise that its so simple the little guy can do it. Then once you do get it you realize that its not. One claim is that you can start with as little as $100, I would be shocked if someone can and if they do, they are the exception, not the rule. Paid for it and by the time I learned these facts, it was too late for me to cancel and get a refund. Not sure if they still do this or not but when I bought it, they dripped the content so there was no way for me to really know and try it out until the 30 day period was over. I can write more and give details but this review is already too long. Just stay away and be glad you did! See More
in fact that would be incorrect, you would have one for your listing, next review page, then each review posted CAN all be ranked in a search engine, so there are other pages one can rank off our listing (but that is for another conversion within ASM). If you dont think so. Copy any review and paste it in google with quotes and I am sure the review will show up in google, unless it is not index yet.
So there is a market void just created, in my opinion, that says Experienced FBA sellers want to learn more about Private Labeling. If any of you experienced guys fill that void with a book or something more reasonable, I’m in.
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