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Have you investigated your Xmas delivery options?

September 29, 2016

Have you noticed the drop in temperature? The weather last week was lovely when I was away in West Wales, so now I guess summer is well and truly over. This month has absolutely flown by – I cannot believe it is nearly October already. At this time of year, study books and reference books […]

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Let me tell you about the exes reunited… through eBay rather than Facebook!

September 22, 2016

Over the last few years, social media has dramatically demonstrated how it can impact on our lives. The rise of sites such as Facebook is really quite phenomenal. So far I have resisted joining Facebook. It annoys me when I see phones glued to people’s hands, transfixed in case they receive a social media message. […]

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Books remain hot on Amazon, but your business will change over time – and you must adapt accordingly

September 15, 2016

In any successful business it is necessary to ‘think outside the box’ on occasion to solve issues or meet challenges. For many, it is the lack of ability to think strategically or move quickly enough to adapt to change that sounds the death knell for them. Sad, but that is just how commerce works in […]

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Buyer complaints on Amazon? Try this approach…

September 8, 2016

I recently read an article on the Amazon seller forum regarding a complaint by a buyer. The buyer was apparently extremely cross their purchase was supposed to be postage free… but when they received the product with the invoice they realised they had paid for postage and thus felt ‘cheated’. The buyer was convinced the […]

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This is why Amazon’s feedback system is not fit for purpose!

August 25, 2016

It is easy to place the blame on Amazon not displaying your products when your average sales slow down. Or maybe we might feel the blame should be aimed at buyers no longer using Amazon to purchase their goods. Usually, if sales are affected, it is due to a plethora of reasons, including seasonal demand. […]

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If your online book sales are slow this summer, consider making these changes

August 18, 2016

You may find that orders slow down at this time of year, and there are various reasons why this is so, including: – Many buyers are on their holidays – Hot weather puts buyers off from spending too long at desktop computers – Children are off school and parents are busy ‘entertaining’ (or should that […]

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Will you take advantage of Amazon’s free FBA removal offer?

August 11, 2016

You may be aware of Automated Amazon Profits, my course from several years ago that centres on Fulfilment By Amazon (FBA). If you purchased this course, you may have diligently followed my methodology involving buying books in bulk, packing them into boxes and sending them to an Amazon Fulfilment Centre. Your books are stored at […]

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Five reasons to sell books online

August 5, 2016

I am often asked if it is still possible to purchase low cost books in bulk to start a new venture selling them online. Now, due to my new way of working, I rarely go out and purchase hundreds of books like I did in the past. In fact these days I rarely even go […]

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Continuing with online sales while on holiday can actually free you up even more

July 28, 2016

If you have been waiting with bated breath to read my eletters over the last few weeks, you can now – finally – breathe again because here it is! I know it has been a while since I was last in touch – I did warn you there would be a break due to my […]

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Tips on growing your Amazon Business – part three

June 2, 2016

As you’ll know, my last few articles have been packed with practical tips on how to improve your business, sales and – most importantly – increase income. This week I’ve a further three tips for you… INFORMED DESCRIPTIONS HELP INFORMED PURCHASES Amazon allow you to add product descriptions to listings from your seller page, which is […]