10 12, 2018

Amazon Movers and Shakers: Trending Amazon Products


The Buy Box is the goal of most merchants of Amazon. But for those who want to reach new levels of visibility, making it onto the Movers and Shakers list — the list of hotly-rising products in various categories — is a new goal. FeedbackExpress shows you what it takes to get there.   Movers and Shakers: How the List is Compiled Amazon’s Movers and Shakers list shows which products have made the biggest gains in sales rank over the last 24 hours. And because things change so rapidly on Amazon, the Movers and Shakers list is updated every hour, giving you up-to-date information on trending topics. It can provide excellent insight into which products you may want to sell, and should be used as one of the primary tools in your research arsenal. This might sound familiar with Amazon’s Best Sellers Page, as both are globally updated hourly, but there is one key difference. The Movers and Shakers page focuses on products with the biggest improvements in sales rankings over the last 24 hours, while products on the Best Sellers page are curated by

7 12, 2018

The Top 5 Ecommerce News Stories of the Week


Welcome to FeedbackExpress’ weekly round-up of the top five stories from the world of Amazon and ecommerce. Amazon robot sets off bear repellent, putting 24 workers in hospital: Jasper Jolly at The Guardian reports that Twenty-four employees at an Amazon warehouse in New Jersey were taken to hospital after a robot accidentally punctured a can of bear repellent. The 255g can containing concentrated capsaicin, a compound in chilli peppers, was punctured by an automated machine after it fell off a shelf, according to local media. The incident happened on Wednesday at a warehouse in Robbinsville, New Jersey, on the outskirts of Trenton. Continue reading... Amazon Prime customers bought 2 billion items on one-day delivery in 2018: Steven Musil at CNET reports that Amazon Prime subscribers, who pay $119, £79 or AU$59 annually for perks such as free shipping and access to music, movies and TV shows, purchased more than 2 billion items on the site with one-day or faster delivery, the internet retailer said Sunday. And the most popular item on the speedy Amazon Prime Now service was bananas. Continue reading... Amazon 'testing cashierless technology for

6 12, 2018

Why FBA Seller Horze Uses FeedbackExpress


At FeedbackExpress, we work with a wide range of different Amazon sellers. This post is an interview with Hanjo from Horze whose product line includes equestrian products such as riding hats and riding boots.   Selling on Amazon FeedbackExpress: Why did you start selling on Amazon? Horze: We started selling on Amazon as we wanted to expand our ecommerce business. Knowing that Amazon contributes to a significant part of total online sales in Europe and America, there was no question to whether we needed to engage this marketplace or not. FeedbackExpress: What product(s) do you sell? Horze: We have a wide range of equestrian products for horses and riders of every level. We also offer a big choice of tack products for dogs and cats.   FeedbackExpress: Do you use FBA? If so, why? Horze: Yes, we do. We have our own warehouse to ship our products, but when we started using FBA, we saw a significant increase of about 50% in sales. Prime products are way more likely to get sold then non-Prime products. FeedbackExpress: Do you sell on any other marketplaces or your

3 12, 2018

What are Amazon Verified Product Reviews?


An Amazon Verified Purchase (or Amazon Verified Product) review is a badge that shows up beside feedback to show the buyer purchased the item on Amazon AND got the item at a price you’d typically find available to most shoppers. It’s also part of the ranking algorithm, making it a valuable part of the feedback process. Learn more about how you can use Verified Product reviews to help you with using FeedbackExpress.   How Verified Purchases Earn the Badge There are a few criteria that go into determining if a product is eligible for the Verified Purchase badge: The item was bought for at least 80% of its original value. The buyer has to have spent at least $50 on Amazon to be able to leave such a review. The buyer purchased the item on Amazon. The buyer ticks the box that says ‘Amazon Verified Purchase’. They also have the ability to go back and edit a previous review as verified (including all past purchases).   Why Verified Purchase Reviews Matter It can be tough to see your competitors filling their pages with oodles of

30 11, 2018

The Top 5 Ecommerce News Stories of the Week


Welcome to FeedbackExpress’ weekly round-up of the top five stories from the world of Amazon and ecommerce. Amazon is being investigated by the German antitrust authority: David Reid at CNBC reports that German authorities have launched a probe into Amazon's treatment of sellers on the website The cartel office in Germany said it had received "many complaints" over Amazon's conduct. The European Union is already investigating Amazon's use of data gathered from online sellers. Continue reading... Amazon's self-driving AI robo-car – THE TRUTH (it's a few inches in size): The Register reports that at its re:Invent gathering in Las Vegas, AWS teased a machine-learning inference chip called Inferentia and a small radio-controlled car called DeepRacer for executing autonomous driving models in the real-world and terrifying pets. First, the car. It's a 1/18th scale race car that's ostensibly intended to help people understand and implement reinforcement learning. It may also help with customer acquisition, retention and spending. Continue reading... New York labour leaders: Amazon has 'record of routinely mistreating workers': Erin Durkin at The Guardian reports that as Amazon looks to come to town, New

29 11, 2018

How to Sell Books on Amazon


Amazon got its start selling books and has kept up a strong market in it. Depending on how you approach it, it can be either very tough or a handy niche to break into. But because we’re FeedbackExpress, we’re going to show you how to bypass the former and head straight to the latter so you can rock selling books on Amazon.   Setting Up to Sell Books on Amazon If you’re going to make a go of it, there are a few things you need first: Register for an account on Seller Central (either individual or professional). Download the Amazon Seller App. Decide if you’re going to go the FBA or FBM route. FBA is just about hassle-free but you pay for the simplicity, while FBM can be more affordable but you have to handle everything yourself. Figure out the kind of books you want to sell (i.e. books listed by a publisher; books listed by an online store; secondhand books listed by Amazon members; or self-published books listed by the author). It might be worth it to start in one or two categories,

27 11, 2018

Our Top 10 Blogs for Amazon Sellers in 2018


We’ve produced some great content over the last 11 months (even if we do say so ourselves), so we thought it would be a good idea to collate the ten most popular blogs of 2018 so far in one place. So here they are, our top 10 blogs for Amazon sellers this year to date. Enjoy! Just click on the title to learn more about that topic. 2 Tested Ways to Remove Negative Feedback on Amazon The Best Products to Private Label on Amazon How to Get More Product Reviews on Amazon Free Amazon Product Review Request Template How to Get More Amazon Reviews Legally (3 Easy Steps) Free Amazon Feedback Request Template 5 Ways Private Label Sellers Can Get More Amazon Product Reviews What FBA Sellers Need to Know About Amazon Sales Rank How to Write Winning Product Titles for Amazon How to Remove Negative Amazon Product Reviews And, finally here are some from our sister company, RepricerExpress, Amazon repricing software. 4 Great Tips for Drop Shipping on Amazon How to Use Keepa and CamelCamelCamel for FBA 21 Ways to Rank Your Products Higher on

23 11, 2018

The Top 5 Ecommerce News Stories of the Week


Welcome to FeedbackExpress’ weekly round-up of the top five stories from the world of Amazon and ecommerce. Amazon hit with major data breach days before Black Friday: Miles Brignall at The Guardian has revealed that Amazon has suffered a major data breach that caused customer names and email addresses to be disclosed on its website, just two days ahead of Black Friday. The ecommerce giant said it has emailed affected customers but refused to give any more details on how many people were affected or where they are based. The firm said the issue was not a breach of its website or any of its systems, but a technical issue that inadvertently posted customer names and email addresses to its website. Continue reading... Amazon reverses decision to block international sites in Australia: Sam Byford at The Verge reports that as a result of customer feedback, Amazon is no longer going to block users in Australia from accessing or other international versions of the site. In July, Amazon started redirecting Australian users to and stopped shipping to Australian addresses following new goods and service

22 11, 2018

5 Ways to Build Ecommerce Brand Awareness


Extending your ecommerce brand awareness is one way to getting new customers. It’s not enough that you keep marketing to your old and existing customers when there’s a lot of profit potential to be had with new customers. If you’re currently in a funk because your customer base isn’t growing, these are the five best actions you can take right now to build your ecommerce brand awareness.   1. Team up with other businesses Partnering with other businesses can be a great way to extend brand reach. Of course, you don’t just partner with any brand. If it’s your competitor, you especially don’t want to partner with them. You want a business that compliments your offering. For example, if you’re a swimwear brand, it may be worthwhile to team up with a sunblock brand. Reach out to them and maybe you can come up with a campaign that can be mutually beneficial. You’ll get access to each other’s audiences which in turn will increase brand awareness for your business.   2. Give email marketing a try Email marketing is one sure-fire way to keep your

21 11, 2018

Ecommerce Conferences 2019: The Complete List


Ecommerce conferences can be a great place to learn about the latest news and industry trends. You’ll be able to network with other ecommerce professionals and gain valuable insights into how you can improve your online business. To help you we’ve compiled a list of the best 2019 ecommerce conferences happening all over the world.   The Best Ecommerce Conferences 2019 January 2019 NRF (Retail’s Big Show) When: January 13-15 Where: New York City, United States Tagline: Impact Happens Together. Let’s collide, collaborate and create the new model of retail. Together. AI Masters When: January 24-25 Where: Berlin, Germany West Coast Ecommerce Summit When: January 30-31 Where: Los Angeles, United States Tagline: The West Coast eCommerce Summit brings together 300+ retailers and brand professionals to share their knowledge, learn and evolve their customer acquisition strategy. February 2019 Future of Retail & Ecommerce When: February 14 Where: Paris, France eTail West When: February 19-22 Where: Palm Springs, United States Tagline: Generate Leads. Develop Opportunities. Close Business. Advance and re-engage prospects beyond the event. March 2019 eTail Asia When: March 5-7 Where: Singapore eTail Germany When: March 7-8 Where: Berlin, Germany Prosper Show When: March 17-19 Where: Las Vegas, United States Tagline: Learn best practices to better