TAS 325: Ask Scott Session #99 – Aliexpress International Shipping – Adding Accessories – Hijacking and Bundling

Are you fired up and ready to go? Do you have what you need to succeed as a business owner? If you are looking for that shot in the arm and some answers to questions you’ve been wondering about, then you came to the right place! On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott starts by jumping right in with a “Thought of the week.” He then tackles questions about operating as an Amazon seller outside of the US, protecting your customer, and steps to protect your listing from getting hijacked. Before you head into the weekend, make this last stop to get the insight you need to equip you on your journey toward success.

Don’t get comfortable in your business!

Everything in our culture screams at us to get comfortable as quickly as possible and for as long as possible. Discomfort and difficulty are two words that our society trains us to run away from. Should you listen to that message? Is that good advice for life and business? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott tells a personal story about how getting comfortable led to a scary situation in his home one night. Listen to this episode and learn the lesson that Scott discovered that night and how you should avoid getting comfortable.

What options do you have an Amazon seller outside the US?

If you want to catch the wave with private labeling and selling on Amazon but you live overseas, what are your options? Is it worth the effort? Scott tackles the best options for business owners who are trying to get started with Amazon selling from overseas. One method is understanding that during the product research phase, this is going to be costly and not generate much of a profit, the point is the research on the product. Another option is having the supplier ship the product to Amazon with a PDF that you send to them. A lot of people are nervous about this option but it’s not likely to become an issue. If you want more details on these options, take the time to listen to this episode of The Amazing Seller.

Serve your customers with excellence.

Making money and getting success is a key ambition for many business owners. Another concern should be serving your customer well. What do you do when you have a valuable product but it also has some elements of danger to it? Do you provide numerous warnings? What about including safety items to protect the consumer? Scott walks through a couple of options you have as a seller to protect your own liability and ensure that you are doing right by the customer. If consumer safety with your product is a concern, make sure to listen to this episode of The Amazing Seller.

Worried about getting your Amazon Listing Hijacked?

So you are just starting out with selling on Amazon and you a little cautious. You aren’t sure if you want to spend the time and energy moving toward one product only to get it hijacked by someone else down the line. How do you prevent this from happening? Scott emphasizes that the product research phase is key here. You need to do as much of the work that you can and possibly even consult an attorney. Scott also touches on the value of bundling products to help keep others from hijacking your listing. To hear Scott expand on these ideas and more, make sure to catch this episode of The Amazing Seller!

OUTLINE OF THIS EPISODE OF THE AMAZING SELLER

  • [0:03] Scott’s introduction to this episode of the podcast!
  • [1:20] Thought of the Week – you should not become comfortable.
  • [8:50] Question #1: Is there a way to buy stuff from AliExpress and then sell it onto Amazon without private labeling it?
  • [14:15] Question #2: I want to include a safety item with my product, what is the best way to do that?
  • [19:50] Question #3: How can I prevent hijackers in my niche market?

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TAS 325: Ask Scott Session #99 – Aliexpress International Shipping – Adding Accessories – Hijacking and Bundling

[INTRODUCTION]

[00:00:03] Scott: Well hey, hey what’s up everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Amazing Seller Podcast. This is episode number 325 and session number 99 of Ask Scott. This is where I answer your questions here on the podcast and…

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