How To Become Seller On Amazon: Amazon is the right place to start selling your products. Amazon
How To Become Seller On Amazon ?
Step-1: Create Amazon Seller Account
The process of creating a amazon seller account is very simple, All you have to do is enter all your business Details like
- Business Entity Name
- Phone Number
- GST/VAT/CST Numbers
- Bank Account Details
Step-2: List Your Products
If you Followed the step above this, Then your Amazon Seller account is ready for listing the products which you are interested to sell on the e-Commerce Giant.
Amazon has millions of existing catalogs categorizing goods in the name of the material, size, color, product variation, etc. and if your product falls into one of these categories, you can directly list your products in that respective catalog. However, if your product is entirely new and doesn’t have an existing catalog, you will then need to create a new product listing.
Amazon has a highly efficient team who will help you create a high-quality catalog to ensure your products have the right description, user-friendly language
Also, if you are very confident with your line of products, go ahead and advertise on Amazon using ‘Amazon Sponsored Products’. This is very similar to what digital advertising agencies do – they look for what people are searching for, and with the help of SEO and Google AdWords, they make sure the user ends up looking at your products and purchasing it.
Step-3: Taking Products Live
Congratulations! Your first product is now live on Amazon. Crores of customers can now view, add it to their wish list and purchase your product. Sometimes, your products might not receive the expected number of clicks or impressions.
One of the reasons might be because of the broken descriptions that go along with your product. No worries, you can always go back to your dashboard and make as many edits you like and publish it again.
You can always have a close look at your dashboard to create more product listing, promote the same, manage/ship your orders and at the end of every week or month; you could analyze and make sure your business is on track.
Step-4: Amazon Does Everything For You
Amazon makes a note of all your orders through your already powered Amazon Easy Ship facility. They pick up and ship your products and take care of logistics and customer service. Quite cool, eh? It is an end-to-end delivery service for sellers. You can just focus on your business while Amazon does all the heavy lifting.
The service includes:
- Pick up from your doorstep
- Handle returns and respond to buyers
- Cash On Delivery (COD) payments
Amazon has also introduced FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon), which lets you store your products, then pick, pack and ship your products across India. This FBA service helps you gain all the storage and fulfillment facilities, fast delivery options and trustworthy customer service. There is no startup fee for this service and just a flexible ‘Pay as you go’ scheme depending on your usage.
Amazon has a Prime account for sellers too and this feature allows you to ship your products to your customers quickly. Once you enroll for FBA, you are automatically eligible to become an Amazon Prime seller without extra charges.
Step-5: Grow Your Business
Amazon deposits your payments into your bank account within a week (7 days) from the date of delivery, only after the sale is made and you receive the payment from your customer.
There are a number of fees that the seller has to pay Amazon – referral fee starting from 3% (this particular fee differs from city to city in India), fixed closing fee starting from Rs. 10 per unit sold (this fee varies by category and price), shipping fee starting from Rs. 30 per unit shipped (this fee varies by distance and volume of the unit) and delivery service fee of 1.25% per item.
Amazon cares about your business and they send customized tips and trick to improve your business for better performance. They have an inbuilt team who keeps a track of your dashboard and send you a customized report periodically to boost your performance as well.