Handmade at Amazon SEO and FBA | Small Business Development

  • What Does Indexing Mean for Amazon Search?

    Listen up, handmade sellers! I know sometimes it can feel like we are talking in another language when it comes to some jargon. And especially when it comes to SEO (search engine optimization). I'm here to break it down a bit more for you!

  • The Pros and Cons to Selling on Amazon Handmade

    Selling on Amazon Handmade is something I recommend to EVERYONE. Still, there are some pros and cons when it comes to selling on the platform. Are the cons worth it? For me, the answer is absolutely yes, but I know every person's business and situation is different. Due to that, I thought it might be even more helpful to write out a list of pros and cons so you can make an informed decision for yourself.

  • Your Introduction Guide to Selling on Amazon Handmade

    It's time to go back to basics with this blog post. When it comes to getting started with selling on Amazon Handmade or even thinking about selling there, there are a lot of things to think about and things you need to know. Welcome to the introduction guide to selling on Amazon Handmade!
  • How to Fulfill a Website or Etsy Order From Your Amazon FBA Inventory

    One of the really great features of Amazon FBA is that you can also fulfill orders from elsewhere from your inventory that is already at an Amazon warehouse! I'm going to walk you through how to fulfill a website or Etsy order from your Amazon FBA inventory later on this post. But first, let's discuss WHY you might want to do this.
  • Resource List for Amazon FBA Packaging and Supplies

    Let's cover absolutely everything you need to know about packaging your items for FBA. I'll also be sharing a resource list on where you can find some great packaging supplies!

  • Guide to the Amazon Selling App

    Are you using the Amazon Selling App for your Amazon Handmade shop yet? Just like anything Amazon related, it might be a little confusing to get the hang of at first. So, I decided to write a short guide so you can know your way around the app a bit better!
  • What It Means When You Get a Zero Dollar FBA Order

    Selling on Amazon FBA is fantastic, but like with all things Amazon, some bizarre things can happen. One thing that you might come across as you start selling a higher volume of orders on FBA is an order coming in that shows a price of $0. Yeah, it might be a little unsettling to see at first, and you might be wondering what the heck it actually means.
  • The Difference Between Selling on Amazon and Amazon Handmade

    One question I see a lot is, ‘what is the difference between selling on Amazon and selling on Amazon Handmade?’ And also, ‘should I be selling in the handmade category or a regular marketplace category?’

    One thing to realize when selling on Amazon handmade is that there are key differences between selling on Amazon and Amazon handmade. If you are a new seller, this post will help you to understand the essential differences between the two.
  • Amazon Handmade: Customer Says Package Hasn't Been Received, But It's Marked Delivered, What Should I Do?

    I've stated in the past that selling on Amazon Handmade requires a different level of mindset and letting go of some control. Certain instances where this is especially relevant is when you have a package that says delivered, but the customer claims it hasn't been.

  • What To Do If You Are Charged The Monthly Fee on Amazon Handmade

    Deciding to sell on Amazon Handmade might just be one of the best decisions you can make for your business! But, one of the biggest issues new Amazon Handmade artisans can face is realizing that they were charged the $39.99 monthly fee that is currently waived.

    It happens a lot, but there is an easy fix for this!
  • Your Complete Guide to Amazon Seller Central

    When you first get accepted to Amazon Handmade, create your account and log into Seller Central, your first reaction is likely, “What the heck!?” Amazon Seller Central can be overwhelming, especially since there are always multiple ways to get to the same spot. I thought it might help new sellers have a complete guide to Amazon Seller Central to help you navigate around and find what you need.

  • Amazon Guide: What is an Artisan Profile on Handmade?

    When selling on Amazon Handmade, the first thing you might want to set up is your Artisan Profile. This is basically your shop homepage or storefront. It's not as important as it is on Etsy because most Amazon shoppers are looking at items on a listing basis. Most of them won't ever visit your Artisan Profile. But, you should still set it up correctly as it’s something that Amazon provides us handmakers to stand out from the marketplace side.