Like I said though, if you haven’t attempted to sell thru FBA, then I think you’re wasting your money. I don’t know if people realize this, but there is a forum full of successful FBA sellers at Amazon that are 10x more knowledgeable than most of the product creators I’ve seen.
Pre-Launch: Sign up for an Amazon Sellers account. Go with the paid option. It’s around $39/month. You get access to Amazon’s pay per click platform. You also save money on the listing fee and get access to detailed reporting. Once your account is setup, create your listing. You cannot send in inventory without it.
When you go back in, after being out for so long, and go straight to the monthly earnings page for ASMers in the last 30 days you’ll be knocked flat on your back! Go back in, you’ll see immediately what i’m talking about.
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I was doing everything I could to find a way to replace me income without going back to school. I spent hours searching the internet for a way to build a passive income and then I came across the retail arbitrage course Amazon Bootcamp by Jessica Larew.
Exec summary – sufficient info to get you started, not as easy or lucrative as presented, expect to have to fill in a lot of missing pieces yourself, certainly not worth anything like the asking price
The key behind this program is finding the right product which you can brand that will produce good margins. Then secondary is just writing good sales copy and properly promoting the product to rank high.
5. I spent over $200,000 per retail location to open my brick and mortar stores. If this works, $3500 is nothing. Any real business you try to start is going to have some type of investment. Yes, there is also the investment of product and even though I already knew this, they recommend starting with a small number of products to test the market first, so you don’t go all in with a huge inventory of products that will take you months to sell.
I see you decided not to answer my question about where most of your income comes from…selling on Amazon or as a Marketer, but based on information you’ve posted publicly, I’m guessing you make more money as a Marketer these days.
Selling on Amazon via FBA is a fantastic biz model. You don’t need ANYONE’S course to get started. FBA is a simple biz model and I’m seeing lives changed daily b/c of it. I’d hate to think that the “noise” of this thread has caused anyone to back off from the basics.
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This is a 10-step video training program that will help you write a book in less than 24 hours. This book can be used as a bonus that you give away to your Amazon customers and used to market your product, as well as build your e-mail list.
And, to be perfectly frank, for very many they’d rather not tell the world about ASM (for fairly obvious reasons). Many are also annoyed that ASM3 is coming onto the market and there is a debate to be had about whether or not it can be ever again.
Why only semi? One of the biggest issues with drop-shipping is keeping product costs down. Products that are bought cheaply can generate a hefty profit for the seller once they are marked up. This is exactly how Wal-Mart makes billions of dollars from seemingly low-priced goods.
Very few trainers spend time explaining every detail of a course. I have had the chance to do just one course (Oracle DBA) at DBA university, but will not hesitate one moment taking up another course. The trainer summarized his tremendous experience in the IT sector, and passed it on to the students, addressing every concept that matters with practical exercises! At the beginning it was not that easy, but thanks to the trainer for making it possible to enjoy an entirely new domain.
And http://markets.financialcontent.com/worldnow/news/read/35644596 your examples that you laid out, it’s always easier when we’re just speaking in hypotheticals I guess it depends on how you define your margins. Some people saying “My gross margins are 66% because I buy it for $10 and sell it for $30 on Amazon” while others will define their gross margins by 33% because they deduct the Amazon fees and transportation costs associated with selling it. The latter is more accurate in my opinion.
If ASM was simply another online drop-shipping class, it would probably cost no more than two or three hundred bucks. However, as Matt Clark noted above, a business is more worthwhile if it generates high profit margins.
The best part? Fantastic Selling Machine offers you the monetary flexibility YOU desire. A few of our students simply desire the comfort of an extra stream of income; others travel the world understanding they can run their lucrative business from anywhere on the web.
I picked it up again to finish it months later and realized there was a lot of great pointers in regard to sourcing, timing, and slowing down sales to reorder new inventory. I’m really glad I finished this book.
Mike created ColorIt.com and grew it into a 7 figure business in 4 months. He’s owned a variety of other ecommerce stores including IceWraps.com and CuttingBoard.com and runs an awesome podcast over at EcomCrew.com
All of this to say, these guys are NOT lying that this opportunity is HUGE. If you purchase the course and put it into action, you WILL make your money back in a short time. However, what really rubbed me the wrong way was how everything is presented as “easy” and “anyone can do this.” The truth is, there are headaches, blood, sweat and tears put into this kind of business. It’s not “easy” and you have a lot of roadblocks and failures before finding something that will be successful, but it IS worth it and judging from the free videos and PDFs, these guys DO have some GREAT strategies for doing what I’ve done- and they do it a lot quicker and better! If the price was under $500, I would probably buy, but since I’ve already been through the process, the free information was enough to get some ideas rolling… Hope this helps anyone who is considering this.
On top of all the small ASM sellers you have some medium sized and big sellers with serious resources who are also learning to do things the ASM way (again, it is a good way but it is hardly a secret anymore). An extra challenge to compete with sellers who don´t care if they drop $10k just to make a statement and have your product drop 90% of its sales.