TMBA324: The Amazon Gold Rush

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First there was eBay, then affiliate marketing. Throughout its history, the Internet has offered opportunities for astute entrepreneurs to make money. And, recently, enterprising individuals seem to have struck gold selling through Amazon FBA.

In this episode Dan and Ian talk to three individuals who got inside the Amazon ecosystem early on and through trial, error and lots of hard work are now achieving great results.

Greg Mercer of Jungle ScoutBrad DeGraw of Amazon Sherpa and Kiri Masters of Bobsled Marketing share the tips, tools and tricks for success that they learnt the hard way. There’s advice about pricing, profitability, creating great listings and which products to go for. It’s a blueprint on how to make the Amazon platform work for you.


Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • Strategies that some Amazon sellers use to get positive reviews for their new products. (8:27)
  • What a “Private Label” is and why Amazon entrepreneurs are jumping at this opportunity. (10:36)
  • The differences between selling on Amazon and eBay. (12:29)
  • Some basic instructions for how to start making money through Amazon. (17:54)
  • The biggest mistakes that people are making on the Amazon platform. (26:13)

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