The price is ridiculous and unfortunately the reason that it’s so high is because they are paying huge affiliate commissions. But the reality is that the Amazing Selling Machine is selling overpriced information.
The problem with others, is that they didn’t have the capital to compete with getting inventory and also promoting. With a product like that, you know the user is going to use more. So the seller will likely get aggressive with reducing the price to hook them on the back-end.
Yes, me as well. Gone from my inbox is Mark Ling, Matt Carter, Gauher Chaudhry, and a couple of others. They have lost all credibility. It’s plain to see that money is their main objective. I used to buy into the “I’m here to help you because I too, have been burned before” routine, but my eyes are opened now.
You can, in seconds, export every single review that a product has into a file that you can easily sort and find out some useful information. Like what? Well, keywords of course! And you know how one good keyword is easily worth thousands per month per product to you!
The best thing that emerged from my searching – the name Jim Cockrum kept coming up as someone with a proven track record and pretty much undisputed recognition as a trustworthy, honest and true authority in the Internet Marketing/Online sales arena. That led me to Jim Cockrum’s Proven Amazon Course (PAC). After a few days of research and deliberation I finally bought into it and after 11 months, I always tell people it has been the best investment I have ever made in my life.
I think IMers fall victim to all the clichés that Matthew just pointed out above; “time is money”, “cracked the code”, “proven record”. I’m not telling anyone anything that they don’t know already, but I’ve seen firsthand some INCREDIBLE examples of marketers co-opting someone else’s success and then spinning it to sell their own products. If you bought this course and were doing $50K a month in sales and took it to $100K a month, you can guarantee they’d be implying that you did it because of their course, even though you probably would’ve got there anyways.
When I joined I was somewhat surprised and upset that over 1500 were in on this, not sure that another 1500 is such a great idea, except for the promoters of course, I see a lot of people trying to sell duplicate products
CleanTAS 430: Ask Scott Session #133 – (Fake Friends RANT) What Category and Keywords – Instagram Traffic – What Business to Focus ON? Sometimes you really need that extra push to get you toward the finish line. Think of these weekly Ask Scott Sessions as your push or jolt of motivation to keep you moving and pressing forward! On this episode of The Amazing Seller, 10/27/2017 Free View in iTunes
Let’s see… My experience is not in the categories they covered in their examples. My ecommerce experience is based off small, lightweight, expensive for it’s size and weight. Therefore a tumbler would not be a product I would want to sell because it’s heavy and inexpensive for it’s size.
I have a few friends who wanted to try out, after seeing my small success. But I told them not to join (due the expensive course fee). I am now working with them on a partnership basis on their amazon business, and it’s a win-win situation.
– 30 Day policy? a joke! you still have 2 weeks to see the first class, another 3-4 to get a product on FBA.. 30 day policy is gone by now. And most probably they wont talk about ordering your porduct until week 2 or 3..
A couple of things you mentioned caught my eye which was and I quote “My books are constantly in the top 10 in their niche, but it just doesn’t translate into big bucks.” This is one of your main problems, you stayed with a low return business module. I am aware of the course last year which was based on many methods (private labeling, wholesale, kindle ect), and M&J highlighted kindle is a great business, however the return is poor compared to private labeling.
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 is udemy a scam Service changes, I get a ton of useful content multiple times per week! Thanks Scott!
6.) I have sold on Amazon Fulfillment and with a good product that I have gotten at a good price but sometimes it does not really generate that much profit ..maybe 10%. Understand that on Amazon Fulfillment you pay lots of fees as as well as the commission and the cost to ship it to the Amazon warehouses
If you follow a cookie cutter system, then you’ll be lumped in there with the rest of those guys selling sleep masks and crystal balls. You might not even try to do something because you’ve been told that it’s impossible!
i think its as comprehensive a you will get in a course on amazon. If you know of others that covers the same amount of information and has software that helps in your promotions and email system then please do mention it i would be happy to have others compare whats on offer
CleanTAS 225 : Truck Cast Episode) Business Building Tips + LIVE Product Ideas in One Niche If you’re a fan of The Amazing Seller Podcast you’ll recognize right away that this is not your normal episode. Scott and his Dad, Papa V., were driving a moving truck to Scott’s new home and decided to use the time on the road to record an episod 7/6/2016 Free View in iTunes
Pick a product, order a 10–100 depending on the cost/ your budget and the minimum order quantity (MOQ) of your manufacturer, send the product to Amazon, market it and move on from there. Keep the momentum going If it works order more if it doesn’t move on and try something else. The key is to keep moving forward.
@juju – there is 1 section of the course dedicated to getting your product exposure within amazon search. A lot of people don’t realize that when you search for a product and there are multiple sellers of that same product, there is a complex algortithim that determines what product amazon will actually display to the viewer (and it isn’t just the lowest priced item).
What does it take to have a successful Black Friday or Cyber Monday for your ecommerce business? How can you extend that success to the rest of 4th quarter? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, you’ll hear from Scott as he goes over his new brand’s recent Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales numbers. If you’ve been around the TAS community for ……
I don’t know why they would tell their customers to focus in the top 100. I’ve had products that are consistent high-money earners that are in the 2-5K sales rank range that are way easier to compete on.
A few weeks ago I bought something on Amazon that seemed like it was fairly priced (and a good product), but probably didn’t cost much to produce. I ordered the product, found the supplier, and contacted them. I verified (through some questioning) that they were the supplier for the competitor. They wanted an initial order that would cost me $16K upfront and I negotiated with them a smaller initial order that will cost me $2K. I laid out that I wasn’t a cheap skate or a newbie, but that it’s going to take me some time to ramp up the marketing and don’t want to sit on inventory while I do that.
I will just be starting on the program, so I will post results within few months. Super excited about this opportunity. I like WA a lot and already have some good progress with it, but ASM is another opportunity that allows you to have your own products and be a direct seller.
It’s estimated that there are 30 to 40 million Prime members in America alone. 2-day shipping and similar (and often lower) prices means that people are using Amazon to buy the same items that sometimes get sent to the clearance section at big brand stores.