This brief video show what is required to inventory from your vendors to Amazon. It is your job to provide the products, write descriptions, provide professional photographs and to set pricing. It is Amazon's job to take orders and ship the product and handle customer relations.

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Thanks John for the short and simple introduction on Selling products on Amazon.
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TJ Books Premium
You are welcome!
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Kav Premium
have you heard of Amazon selling machine
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TJ Books Premium
Nope. What is it.
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3SEASONGIFT Premium
Thank you Mr. Books that advice people to be careful. you sell merchandise to amazon take 90 days before you get your money.
Happy
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TJ Books Premium
Wish you were still here. J
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johnwnewman Premium
Thanks!!
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U R Welcome!
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Ronnyr97 Premium
I have been wanting to start my own business but have no idea where to idea where to get inventory. Does any one know where I can get merchandize?
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missleung Premium
What kind of business are you looking for? Depending on what kind of business you aim to grow, there are numerous ways to get a hold of your suppliers.
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TJ Books Premium
Look for vendors on the net. Got to the Thomas Registry and then check with vendors you like. Look locally! John
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manie187 Premium
sweet and simple love it!
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TJ Books Premium
I thank you! J
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HighwayMan Premium
Yes, agree with you on the Chinese. I'm over here and helping set up an export company, made friends in different factories... until they(some) of them know you aren't a Rockefella and aren't ready to hand over a big cheque ... thanks for the info though, given me food for (more) thought.
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TJ Books Premium
You are welcome. I have some friends here who are import and visit China often. I have dealt with the Chinese in the past but that was some years ago. John
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ar20746 Premium
Thank you!
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you are welcome
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J E Hazel Premium
Thanks for the video. I have wondered about what FBA was exactly, and now I know. Great job!
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TJ Books Premium
thank you!
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thendiy Premium
Nice to see alternatives presented here at WA. I've just recently set up an account with sellercentral (Amazon). Doing FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon). It's early, but a few sales have been made already. I'm hoping to ramp up my marketing and do a lot better.
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TJ Books Premium
You want a high volume product that is not too expensive. Say $20.00.
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thendiy Premium
Yes, low cost products are a smart move on Amazon. Mine is more than $20, but under $40.
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ThomasPaul Premium
Do you know if wholesaler's will restrict you from using amazon to sell items retail?

I was thinking about using amazon to list the items and fulfill them, but when I contacted the wholesaler they wanted me to list the website I would be selling the items on.

I do have a website related to the product, but it's not really an ecommerce website more of an affiliate site. I didn't know if I said I planned to use Amazon to sell them if they would allow me to. What do you think?
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thendiy Premium
Although I can not speak for all suppliers, where you sell the wholesale products from (Amazon, your website, brick and mortar, etc.) should not matter to them. If you are selling and come back to buy more from them, they will be happy.
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TJ Books Premium
No if they are Chinese. They want volume. There are plenty of suppliers who could care less how you retail.
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ThomasPaul Premium
They're not chinese, wholesaler is US manufacturer is in a European country. There is only one wholesaler for the US.
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GatorGal747 Premium
Appreciate the info, but it's way above my pay grade at this time. Good to know this stuff is out there, tho. Thanks for sharing, John
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TJ Books Premium
A bit out of the box. lol
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softwind Premium
Hi John. I really appreciate you expanding on the ideas for Amazon. We all need to know the ins and outs of places like this!
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TJ Books Premium
Great!
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bodie1 Premium
Welcome.
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TJ Books Premium
Thanks
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rob3 Premium
I looked into this some time ago, and bailed out as I felt the terms were too constricting, along from the sizable monthly fee. I attended a live Amazon webinar and found it fairly complicated - but maybe it's not meant for me!

Would like to hear more from anyone who has actually done it.
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TJ Books Premium
You have to set up a business plan and follow it. Not for everybody for sure. lol
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777getgoing Premium
Thank you!
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TJ Books Premium
You are welcome!
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LilButterfly Premium
Great advice John. I've always wondered what is required to sell on Amazon. I'm not sure if I'm brave enough to do so!
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Karyskis Premium
Great information, John. Thank you for sharing with us.
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TJ Books Premium
Ready market and good business opportunity.
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wootten Premium
Good info...thanks john....sunshiny smiles
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You are welcome!
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rarain Premium
Thank you
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You are welcome!
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nomda ploom Premium
excellent, I have started to put URL's into a spreadsheet to come back to- as this is more conscious a process for me- and this is one of them- good job....Andy
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Thank you!
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brinkofdawn Premium
I wonder if this is easier or harder than Etsy to sell things? Which would get more traffic? Hmm...
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TJ Books Premium
Harder and more traffic with Amazon.
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KD6PAO Premium
Good job John! Don't think that is something I want to get involved with ... I'll stick with Affiliate Marketing! 73, Joe
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I'd like to but I'm getting too old to do all that work. 73
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KD6PAO Premium
Me too John. I'd rather "CQ DX" ......
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KatieMac Premium
good video and information for those selling to amazon and I expect amazon is strict with this sort of arrangement to, thank you for sharing
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TJ Books Premium
It takes a bit more work than if you are shipping yourself.
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bodie1 Premium
i have it on my favorites.
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TJ Books Premium
/great
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bodie1 Premium
your website is very inspiring to me.
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TJ Books Premium
Thank you!
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3SEASONGIFT Premium
Mr. Books, my family already sell it to amazon for 3 years now. Happy
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TJ Books Premium
I think you told me that.
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