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FBA Resource Page

Welcome to the FBA Resource Page. This is an extension of the book, Selling Groceries & More on Amazon FBA. Since the information changes so frequently, it's best to go right to the source by reviewing the Amazon help pages in the links below. I have also included links to other online resources, as well as tools and courses that can help you kick your Amazon business into high gear! Good luck and let me know if you need any additional help.

 

Amazon Help Pages
Online Resources
Recommended Tools
Private Label Courses

 

Amazon Help Pages

Book Section Link Description
3.1 Seller Signup FAQ Learn about the different types of seller accounts and how to sign up
3.2 Seller Approval Guidelines for getting approved to sell in "gated" categories
6.1 Packaging Prep Review Amazon's guidelines for sending in FBA shipments
6.3 Listing Video Watch this video to see how to list a product
6.3 Creating a New Listing Learn to create a new listing for products not in the catalog
6.4 Label Products The right way to label your FBA inventory
6.5 Packaging Requirements How to properly pack and ship your inventory
6.5 Inventory Placement Description of the inventory placement service (requires login)
7.2 Inventory Management How to manage your FBA inventory using Seller Central
7.2 Removal Orders Creating a removal order
7.2 Listing Errors How to resolve fulfillment listing errors
7.3 Managing Orders View and search all of your orders through Seller Central
7.4 Feedback FAQ Amazon answers all of your feedback questions
7.4 Great Feedback Suggestions on how to get a great feedback score
7.4 Even More Excellent feedback advice from super seller Skip McGrath
8.3 Top Sellers The Amazon best seller list

 

Online Resources

Thrifting For Profit

Debra Conrad has this great site and a Facebook group under the same name. Here you will find tons of information about finding great products to sell on Amazon and Ebay. The podcasts are a goldmine of information and they're completely free! This is one resource you should not pass up.

My Silent Team

One of my favorite websites for all things related to online business. It's not free, but the value contained within far surpasses the cost. It's not just information - it's a massive community of like minded individuals who freely share their knowledge and experience. I was fortunate enough to be one of the original Ebay contributors, and consider myself lucky to know the founder - Jim Cockrum. He's the reason the site continues to blossom all these years, a true Internet Marketing expert.

Brett's Buying Network

Let's say you love the idea of making a part time income selling products online, but you just don't have the time to shop, pack and ship all that inventory. With Brett's Buying Network, you get all the benefits of selling without the hassles of buying. Brett has built his Amazon business from the ground up, and his team has the experience to get the job done right. Joining this network opens the door to massive buying power, bringing costs down and profits up. You choose which products you would like to buy in quantity, and you get a check when it sells. A true business in a box.

Skip McGrath's Online Seller Resource

Skip has a ton of experience selling on both Ebay and Amazon, and he holds nothing back in his awesome newsletter, The Online Sellers News. Be sure to subscribe to keep on top of changes in the industry. Skip also has many excellent courses that are will teach you every last detail of selling online.

Suzanne A. Wells

Suzanne was my coach when I got started selling groceries, and she really knows her stuff. Her site is loaded with great information, and her blog posts and newsletters really teach you the latest and greatest tips for maximizing your online sales.

Coupon Mom

Here's a great site for quickly scanning through the local supermarket sales. They take the hard work out of digging through the circulars for the best deals. In just a few clicks, you can see a table with all of the deep discounted sale + coupon items. Head over to Ebay to grab even more of those coupons and you can really create some very profitable bundles.

Feedback Five

Need to boost up your feedback? Feedback five is an awesome service that follows up with your customers automatically to let you focus on what you do best - SELLING!

ScanLister

ScanLister is my favorite listing tool for books. You would be amazed how quickly you can list a stack of books with this software and a scanner. Click on the link above and watch the video to see just how quickly you can get your inventory up for sale on Amazon.

ScanOnTheSide.Com

Jeff has put together an excellent blog with lots of great information for the FBA beginner. His post about getting approved to sell in the gated categories (like Grocery) is top notch. He also shares a lot of his FBA finds to really help out those who are struggling to figure out exactly what to sell.

 

Recommended Tools

Scotty Peeler Label & Sticker RemoversSave your fingernails and get the ultimate weapon in your war against pricing stickers!
Bestine Solvent and Thinner, 1-QuartThis is the solvent to use to remove the sticky residue left after peeling off those stickers.
Wagner 0503008 HT 1000 1,200-watt Heat GunA heat gun will help to left those stubborn stickers.
400 piece Combo Pack Suffocation Warning 2 mil Flat Poly BagsThese are the poly bags needed to package up smaller FBA items.
8" (200mm) Impulse Manual Bag Sealer Heat Seal Closer + Free KITSeal poly bags and other plastic bags with this impulse sealer.
Hewlett Packard 1102W Laserjet Wireless PrinterThe ultimate personal laser printer for this or any other home based business.
Avery Easy Peel White Mailing Labels for Laser Printers, 1 x 2.62 Inch, Box of 3000 Labels (5160)Don't chance it with cheap labels - these Avery labels are ideal for FBA.

 

Private Label Courses

Proven Amazon Course (PAC)

The Proven Amazon Course is jam packed with so many great videos, books, articles and tutorials covering every inch of selling on Amazon. You will learn everything from basic selling to the most advanced strategies for importing and creating private label products. It's also run by Jim Cockrum and his team, so you know the quality is second to none. This is the course that got me started, and it delivers an awesome value.