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November 16, 2018

AMAZON’S EXPANSION INTO THE GROCERY INDUSTRY

A recent 2018 study by the Retail Feedback Group found that half of US online shoppers plan to purchase grocery items online more often in the coming year and rate their overall satisfaction ordering food and grocery items online highest with Amazon. So, how has Amazon improved the online grocery experience? How do food sellers and suppliers take advantage of this growing market?... SEE MORE


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November 8, 2018

THE AMAZON BUY BOX GAME AND HOW YOU CAN WIN IT

Amazon upended the purchase process with the introduction of the Buy Box. It’s no longer enough to have a low price or excellent search ranking to earn sales. Competing for the coveted “Add to Cart" location requires sellers to maintain the highest levels of quality and satisfaction... SEE MORE


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November 1, 2018

HOW AMAZON IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF RETAIL SHIPPING & DELIVERY

Today, a version of Prime is available in all of Amazon’s fourteen open marketplaces. While streaming and other aspects of Prime membership vary per country, one thing remains constant: quick and free shipping... SEE MORE


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October 30, 2018

SO YOU WANT TO SELL IN CANADA, EH?

It’s projected that Canadian e-commerce sales will grow to $71 billion in 2021, representing a staggering 66% of retail growth. Canada can be an excellent first step when expanding your Amazon store to other markets... SEE MORE


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October 25, 2018

HOW SELLERS CAN LEVERAGE AMAZON’S APPROACH TO PERSONALIZATION

Each time Amazon releases a new tool or feature intended to make a customer’s life easier, take a look at it. Ask yourself, “How can I use this new information to improve my own business?”... SEE MORE


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October 18, 2018

4TH QUARTER AMAZON CHECKLIST

With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to make your to-do list and check it twice... SEE MORE


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October 16, 2018

HOW TO USE AMAZON’S RETAIL DISRUPTION TO YOUR ADVANTAGE

In the last 2.5 decades, Amazon has revolutionized online retail. Learn how these shifts can empower you as a seller, and help your business grow... SEE MORE


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October 9, 2018

TOP 12 TIPS FOR YOUR NEXT AMAZON PRODUCT LAUNCH

Here’s a handy checklist from our friends at JudoLaunch to help you execute the most successful Amazon product launch possible... SEE MORE


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October 4, 2018

AMAZON LAUNCHES IN TURKEY

Amazon Turkey is the company’s fourteenth marketplace worldwide... SEE MORE


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October 1, 2018

HOW TO SELL YOUR PRODUCTS TO AMAZON CUSTOMERS IN OTHER MARKETS

If you’re expanding your sales outside of your home marketplace and you’re not sure how to create product listings for a new Amazon marketplace don’t worry: we’ve got you covered!... SEE MORE


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September 24, 2018

TOP TIPS FOR FINDING WINNING PRODUCTS

Just getting started with product research and sourcing? Check out these useful strategies for finding your next Amazon best-seller!... SEE MORE


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September 17, 2018

SHOULD YOU EXPAND YOUR AMAZON SALES TO EUROPE?

With the five European Amazon marketplaces currently available – United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain – you could be reaching hundreds of millions of customers in more than 28 countries throughout Europe. That's a customer base the size of the entire United States!... SEE MORE


September 13, 2018

TRICKS AND TREATS TO HELP YOUR OCTOBER SALES

Each year, Americans spend more on Halloween than previous years. In 2017, Halloween retail spending hit a record-breaking $9.1 billion! Capitalize on 2018 sales with these keyword optimization tips for everyday products... SEE MORE


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September 11, 2018

TOP 2017 AMAZON HALLOWEEN SEARCHES TO HELP YOU PREPARE FOR THIS YEAR

We’ve compiled a list of the top-ranked US keyword searches from October 2017 to help you prepare for this year’s influx of Amazon Halloween shoppers... SEE MORE


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September 3, 2018

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN EXPANDING YOUR AMAZON SALES TO JAPAN

According to Amazon, Japan is their third largest marketplace, and is predicted to grow even larger in the next few years! Is this marketplace a match for you?... SEE MORE


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August 28, 2018

ENHANCE YOUR AMAZON LISTINGS WITH VIDEO!

If you’re a seller enrolled in Amazon’s Brand Registry you now have the opportunity to add video to your product listings... SEE MORE


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August 28, 2018

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR AMAZON LISTINGS

Follow these general optimization tips to improve your product listings, so you can boost your Amazon SEO ranking and your sales... SEE MORE


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August 21, 2018

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PROPOSITION 65

If you sell your products to California, new regulatory changes require you to add a warning on your product listings to be in compliance with Proposition 65... SEE MORE


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August 13, 2018

MERCHANTWORDS CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: NOSWEAT

We are excited to highlight the story of MerchantWords customer Justin Johnson, CEO and Founder of NoSweat... SEE MORE


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August 6, 2018

HOLIDAY REQUIREMENTS FOR AMAZON TOYS & GAMES SELLERS

Amazon has announced special holiday guidelines for those selling in the Toys and Games category from October 17, 2018, through the first week of January 2019... SEE MORE


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August 2, 2018

4 TIPS TO PREPARE FOR THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON NOW

It's never too early to think about your holiday selling strategy. We know, it’s still summer! But now is the time to start preparing... SEE MORE


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July 31, 2018

TOP SHOPPER SEARCHES IN AMAZON’S FASTEST GROWING MARKETPLACES

What are customers looking for on Amazon India, Japan, and Australia? Here’s a snapshot of the latest shopper search trends this month... SEE MORE


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July 23, 2018

OPTIMIZATION FOR YOUR FINGERTIPS: HOW TO REACH AMAZON MOBILE SHOPPERS

As an Amazon seller, it’s more critical than ever to make sure your store offers mobile customers a quick, easy shopping experience... SEE MORE


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July 19, 2018

MerchantWords Customer Spotlight: Aqua Design

To celebrate Get-to-Know-Your-Customer Day, we are excited to highlight the story of long-time MerchantWords customer Rex Bledsoe, CEO of Aqua Design... SEE MORE


July 17, 2018

A BLAST FROM THE PAST

Amazon customers are searching for fanny packs, windbreakers, and leg warmers. What year is it?... SEE MORE


July 10, 2018

CELEBRATING ONE BILLION KEYWORDS!

That’s one billion opportunities for you to learn more about what shoppers are searching for on Amazon and how they’re searching for it... SEE MORE


July 3, 2018

LAST MINUTE TIPS FOR PRIME DAY SELLERS

Are you ready for the biggest shopping day of the year?... SEE MORE


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June 26, 2018

AMAZON'S 2ND ANNUAL BOOST WITH FBA SUMMIT

An overview of Amazon Boost 2018 and what to keep in mind for next year... SEE MORE


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June 19, 2018

WHAT IS AMAZONBASICS?

How Amazon's house brand is impacting sellers and what you should consider when selling a competitive product... SEE MORE


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June 12, 2018

3 AMAZON SEARCH TRENDS FOR FATHER’S DAY

Check out these trends to optimize your Amazon products for Father's Day sales... SEE MORE


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June 5, 2018

ARE YOU READY FOR VOICE SHOPPING?

Voice search is here to stay. It will be responsible for the biggest change in consumer search behavior since the search index was created... SEE MORE


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May 29, 2018

UNDERSTANDING SEO: GOOGLE VS. AMAZON

A 2017 Survata survey found that 49% of online shoppers start their product searched directly on Amazon. Considering that fact, how do you make sure Amazon customers see what you are selling?... SEE MORE


May 25, 2018

GOOGLE KEYWORDS VS. AMAZON KEYWORDS

Amazon search and Google search are two very different platforms. We explain how they're different and how you should be maximizing global trends and top products to build your Amazon store... SEE MORE


May 22, 2018

HOW KEYWORD RESEARCH HELPS YOU STEP OUTSIDE OF YOUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Amazon keyword research will help you attract more customers and sell more products. Let us show you why... SEE MORE