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Increased FBM support

FBM orders now get properly marked as shipped (automatically!), so you can use the ‘On Shipped’ trigger with greater reliability.

Also, they will get marked as delivered if the delivery window (set by you and amazon in Seller Central) reaches the end.

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Instruction

FBA Startup Checklist

So you want to get started selling on Amazon?

Here’s a quick checklist to get you going!

Research Products

  • Start immediately with Retail Arbitrage and/or Online Arbitrage
  • Scan and Find Items Under 100k Rank w/ Good Ratings
  • Focus on a 50-100% Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Purchase 30 Items and Send 1st Shipment

Setting Up Your Account

  • Create Seller Basic or Pro Account
    • choices are ‘basic’ and ‘pro’
      • Basic:
        • charged $1/sale
      • Pro
        • $40/month
        • Access to Amazon Seller App
        • General Liability Insurance
  • Treat it like a business
    • Set an operating budget
    • Open a separate bank¬†account to be used just for Amazon
    • Keep your Amazon and personal money separate
    • Get a sellers permit and register business if needed/desired
      • Use Google or contact a CPA
    • Filing System for Receipts
      • If you treat it like a separate business you can use these receipts on your taxes in most places
  • Open ZonMaster.com account for Customer Contact

Getting Ready to Ship To Amazon

  • Printer and Shipping/Item Labels (Dymo Labelwriter is best)
  • USB Barcode Scanner-Shipping Scale
  • Label Remover¬†and cleaner (like Goo Gone)
  • Boxes and Tape