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Launch New Product on Amazon

Last month, I compared launching products on Amazon to being tossed into the cockpit of a plane in flight. The metaphor resonated with a number of readers who have since requested a full “flight plan” to keep them from falling out of the sky. Specifically, brands wanted to know more about the programs that Amazon […]

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Amazon & D2C Ecommerce: Reducing Friction Between Channels to Accelerate Growth

The Amazon marketplace can often be viewed as a convoluted channel to sell your products online; and with the ever changing rules, it can be challenging to develop brand advocacy and obtain the high margins you deserve. Find the perfect balance of developing your direct to consumer store, and selling on Amazon to grow your […]

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Amazon Attribution

The Amazon Attribution Console brings together shopping and sales impact analysis across search, social media, display, and email media. The reporting gives advertisers a full picture of how their digital media channels are impacting consumer discovery, research and purchasing of their products on Amazon.

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Your customers are talking to you, but are you listening? If you’re not regularly monitoring your Amazon reviews, you’re missing key information that should be informing your brand strategy. We all love positive ratings, but a negative review can really hurt. After all, you work hard to build your brand and create products that customers […]

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By September 3rd, Amazon will be requiring any product (a) larger than 18″ x 14″ x 8” and/or (b) weighing 20 lbs or more to be “designed and certified as ready-to-ship within  Tier 1 (FFP) or Tier 2 (SIOC) of their Frustration-Free Packaging program.” The initiative is designed to reduce packaging waste and improve the […]

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As Tuesday came to a close, so did the online shopping extravaganza that is Amazon Prime Day. After 48 hours of deals, several notable takeaways surfaced. We consulted with our expert staff to narrow down the top three. Top Three Takeaways from Amazon Prime Day 2019 The Bar is Raised for Prime Day Deals Long-Term […]

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AAP is a demand-side-platform (DSP) – a system that allows buyers of digital advertising inventory to manage multiple ad and data exchange accounts through a single interface. AAP offers power and flexibility by providing brands the ability to self-manage programmatic digital media campaigns which means advertisers have extensive opportunities to drive awareness, consideration and sales on and off the Amazon platform.

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Launching a new product on Amazon is like being thrown into the cockpit of a plane in flight. There are dozens of levers and flashing buttons but no clear indication of how to stay in the air. It’s not enough to have an amazing product. And shoveling loads of cash into advertising simply does not […]

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Information about setting up Seller Central accounts is everywhere. Yet there is a distinct difference between starting fresh as a 3P seller and transitioning a current 1P business (especially when your vendor sales make up a significant portion of your overall revenue). Starting from scratch means missing out on a significant amount of sales during […]

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Over the last two years, the Amazon B2B program has quietly grown by a multiple of 10. That’s right—Amazon Business has ballooned from $1 billion to well over $10 billion in sales. What’s even crazier? They’re just getting started. With Amazon, the “next big thing” isn’t always what’s most obvious. Brands often overlook the programs […]

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