Arbitrage and Amazon's Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) Program

Learn Arbitrage, selling on Amazon, FBA, product sourcing, and MORE! Everything you need to succeed and be your own boss
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  • Lectures 109
  • Length 18 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

This is the most complete online course ever created that covers selling on Amazon, Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) and the Arbitrage business model.

Section 1 - Arbitrage

Chapter by chapter breakdown of Chris Green's #1 selling book, Arbitrage including TEN bonus chapters

Section 2 - ScanPower University

Complete video course helping you understand the Amazon platform as well as helping you complete your first FBA shipment

Section 3 - Conference Replay

Full video replays of ELEVEN sessions from the wildly successful ScanPower Mini-Conference in Providence, RI! Topics include: Retail Arbitrage, Online Arbitrage, Wholesale, Private Label, ScanPower, Webscout, Know Your Numbers, Web Design, Gated Categories, eBay, and ScannerMonkey.

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have a computer, printer, and a high-speed Internet connection

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Be ready to start a successful Amazon business
  • Have a full understanding of Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA)
  • Have a full understanding of the Arbitrage business model

What is the target audience?

  • Take this course if you're ready to be your own boss
  • Take this course if you've heard of the success others have had using Amazon and FBA
  • Take this course if you're ready to take advantage of the Arbitrage opportunities all around you
  • Don't take this course if you don't have the time to dedicate to the business

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started with Arbitrage, Amazon, and Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA)
01:24

This video is a short course introduction to Arbitrage.

8 pages

Welcome to the world of ARBITRAGE! This course will guide you through a thorough and detailed explaination of the arbitrage business model. You will also learn everything that you need to know to get started with Amazon including processing your first FBA shipment.

10:51

In this video, get the backstory on who this Chris Green guy is and how he became known as the Godfather of Arbitrage and FBA.

8 pages

Chris Green is known as the Godfather who coined the terms ARBITRAGE, Online Arbitrage, and Retail Arbitrage. He's been identifying market inneficiencies and opportunities his whole life from sports cards in the 90's to millions of dollars in power tools form Home Depot being sold back on Amazon. After co-founding ScanPower to develop tools for his own FBA Arbitrage business, Chris wrote the book about this business model and has since personally coached hundreds of successful sellers into becoming their own bosses.

Section 2: The Abritrage Business Model - Chapter By Chapter
02:10

This video is a brief outline and introduction to the chapters sections of this course.

3 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a basic look at what exactly arbitrage is.

14 pages

In this lecture, we'll compare the Amazon marketplace vs. the eBay marketplace.

14 pages

In this lecture, we'll break down exactly what Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) is and how sellers can take advantage of the program.

9 pages

In this lecture, we'll break down exactly why FBA works so well.

3 pages

In this lecture, we'll explain many of the dynamics of the Amazon customer.

5 pages

In this lecture, we'll look at the basic economics of supply and demand and how they apply to the Amazon marketplace.

4 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a look back at the history of book and product scouting.

7 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a look at this emerging business model.

5 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a look at the types of products that can be sold on Amazon.

13 pages

In this lecture, we'll look at the importance of capitalizing on this market now and not waiting.

9 pages

In this lecture, we'll look at three seller profiles who each used Amazon and FBA differently.

5 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a look at the rules of the Amazon marketplace.

7 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a look at an important piece of data from Amazon, Sales Rank; what it means and how you can use it to make buying decisions.

4 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a closer look at another important Amazon feature, the Buy Box; what it means and how you can use it yourself.

2 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a look at how sellers can manage their risk on Amazon.

4 pages

In this lecture, we'll talk about margins and their importance to your success on Amazon.

3 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a look at the 'race to the bottom' phenomenon and how you can avoid it.

2 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a look at characteristics that make a product good for resale.

5 pages

In this lecture, we'll compare the sourcing strategies of online vs. retail.

4 pages

In this lecture, we'll take a closer look at international FBA opportunities.

8 pages

In this lecture, we'll break down how to use Amazon's Multi Channel Fulfillment options to outsource your eBay or website order fulfillment.

4 pages

In this lecture, we'll look at why everyone isn't doing this business.

3 pages

Ok, now you know what to do, you just need to go do it! Go feed the beast!

Section 3: What is ScanPower?
14:18

In this video, see why ScanPower is the premier suite of tools for professional Amazon sellers using the FBA platform. ScanPower is a truly one-touch system where you can scan an item with your phone, get it listed, priced, labeled, and shipped to Amazon with an efficient workflow. Additional features include inventory management, accounting, replenishment, repricing, and bulk inventory evalaution for wholesale sellers.

8 pages

ScanPower is the premier suite of tools for professional Amazon sellers using the FBA platform. ScanPower is a truly one-touch system where you can scan an item with your phone, get it listed, priced, labeled, and shipped to Amazon with an efficient workflow. Additional features include inventory management, accounting, replenishment, repricing, and bulk inventory evalaution for wholesale sellers.

Section 4: Arbitrage - Bonus Chapters
00:49

This video is a brief introduction to the bonus chapter section of this course.

4 pages

Bonus Chapter # 1

In this bonus chapter, we'll cover how to compete against Amazon as a seller.

5 pages

Bonus Chapter # 2

In this bonus chapter, we'll cover how to create new product pages for items that are not already on Amazon.

3 pages

Bonus Chapter # 3

In this bonus chapter, we'll talk about why no one seller can take over the business of arbitrage on Amazon.

2 pages

Bonus Chapter # 4

In this bonus chapter, we'll cover how to start this business completely risk free.

3 pages

Bonus Chapter # 5

In this bonus chapter, we'll talk about something called the Pixar effect and why it means that there is long-term demand for many products such as toys.

3 pages

Bonus Chapter # 6

In this bonus chapter, we'll touch on the importance of having a good attitude and how that helps you succeed with this business.

2 pages

Bonus Chapter # 7

In this bonus chapter, we'll reveal just how lazy your competition really is.

3 pages

Bonus Chapter # 8

In this bonus chapter, we'll cover how to successfully run an FBA consignment business so that you can sell other people's products through your Amazon account.

2 pages

Bonus Chapter # 9

In this bonus chapter, we'll cover why seasonal products (Christmas, Halloween, etc.) sell all year long.

3 pages

Bonus Chapter # 10

In this bonus chapter, we'll compare and contract live scouting apps like ScanPower to local database services.

3 pages

Additional resources to help you with your Amazon FBA business.

Section 5: ScanPower University - Completing Your First FBA Shipment
1 page

This page includes links to Amazon seller policies for reference.

03:34

In this video, learn about the different types of Amazon seller accounts.

07:00

In this video, we walk through the Amazon seller dashboard known as Seller Central.

06:30

In this video, we talk about getting set up with a CPA, business ID, and tax information.

15:09

In this video, we talk with Mark Faggiano from TaxJar about sales tax and nexus when selling on Amazon via FBA.

04:11

In this video, we talk about the importance of getting a sales tax exemption and how to use it when acquiring inventory to resell on Amazon.

05:43

In this video, we show you how to set up your tax settings in your Amazon seller account.

1 page

This is a list of the general supplies needed to become a successful Amazon seller.

07:07

In this video, we go over the supplies needed to be a successful Amazon seller.

07:09

In this video, we cover the general packing materials needed to become a successful Amazon seller.

07:12

In this video we break down the differences between shipping your own orders (Merchant Fulfilled) and using Amazon to outsource your fulfillment (Fulfillment By Amazon).

14:10

In this video, we cover the basics of product sourcing.

15:17

In this video, we cover the different types of stores where you will likely be sourcing products to resell on Amazon.

15:55

Part 1 of 3

In this video, we go in depth with some specific sourcing strategies to find products to resell on Amazon for a profit.

16:51

Part 2 of 3

In this video, we go in depth with some specific sourcing strategies to find products to resell on Amazon for a profit.

17:14

Part 3 of 3

In this video, we go in depth with some specific sourcing strategies to find products to resell on Amazon for a profit.

08:52

Part 1 of 2

In this video, we talk about what to expect on your first scouting trip.

13:08

Part 2 of 2

In this video, we talk about what to expect on your first scouting trip.

13:44

Part 1 of 3

In this video, we give an in depth explanation of Amazon's sales rank.

14:05

Part 2 of 3

In this video, we give an in depth explanation of Amazon's sales rank.

10:49

Part 3 of 3

In this video, we give an in depth explanation of Amazon's sales rank.

07:08

In this video, get a detailed explanation of the Amazon Buy Box.

06:48

In this video, we walk through adding an existing product to your Amazon inventory.

08:00

In this video, we talk about creating a new product listing for a product that is not on Amazon.

12:01

Part 1 of 2


In this video, we show the complete Amazon shipping workflow to create an FBA shipment.

18:47

Part 2 of 2


In this video, we show the complete Amazon shipping workflow to create an FBA shipment.

19:27

In this video, we talk about managing your FBA inventory.

Section 6: ScanPower University - Additional Resources
04:19

In this video, learn about Amazon's inventory placement service that you can use (for a small fee) to have your FBA inventory all go to one warehouse instead of being split up.

14:49

In this video, learn about account limits on your Amazon seller account.

04:25

In this video, learn about getting approval to sell in Amazon's gated categories.

09:44

Part 1 of 2

In this video, learn about using Amazon's Multi Channel Fulfillment program to fulfill your eBay orders.

13:41

Part 2 of 2

In this video, learn about using Amazon's Multi Channel Fulfillment program to fulfill your eBay orders.

11:50

Part 1 of 2

In this video, learn about the differences between the Amazon marketplace and the eBay marketplace.

13:50

Part 2 of 2

In this video, learn about the differences between the Amazon marketplace and the eBay marketplace.

09:31

In this video, learn about the differences between feedback on Amazon and feedback on eBay.

02:43

In this video, learn about the Amazon Vine Voice program for reviewing products in exchange for reviews.

04:56

In this video, learn about the Amazon review system and how it can be used to your advantage.

14:27

In this video, learn about the Amazon Brand Registry, how brands can protect their listings on Amazon, and about Vendor Central for sellers who sell their products directly to Amazon.

05:25

In this video, you'll learn how to get ideas to source products by looking at the top selling items in any category on Amazon.

2 pages

These links are used to reference the different ways that VIDEO can be added Amazon product listings.

Section 7: ScanPower Conference Replay March 2015
19:14

Part 1 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, Chris Green opens the conference followed by the discussion of Amazon and FBA by the numbers. Speakers include Karin Bergsagel, Michael Flanagan, and Duane Malek.

19:51

Part 2 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, Chris Green opens the conference followed by the discussion of Amazon and FBA by the numbers. Speakers include Karin Bergsagel, Michael Flanagan, and Duane Malek.

16:33

Part 3 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, Chris Green opens the conference followed by the discussion of Amazon and FBA by the numbers. Speakers include Karin Bergsagel, Michael Flanagan, and Duane Malek.

16:43

Part 1 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, the Retail Arbitrage business model is discussed. Speakers include Chris Green, Jay Bayne, and Chris Menice.

18:03

Part 2 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, the Retail Arbitrage business model is discussed. Speakers include Chris Green, Jay Bayne, and Chris Menice.

13:34

Part 3 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, the Retail Arbitrage business model is discussed. Speakers include Chris Green, Jay Bayne, and Chris Menice.

16:13

Part 1 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, the Online Arbitrage business model is discussed. Speakers include Chris Green, Jay Bayne, and Roger Tipping.

16:58

Part 2 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, the Online Arbitrage business model is discussed. Speakers include Chris Green, Jay Bayne, and Roger Tipping.

15:02

Part 3 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, the Online Arbitrage business model is discussed. Speakers include Chris Green, Jay Bayne, and Roger Tipping.

17:18

Part 1 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, the eBay and thrifting business model is discussed. Presented by Jason T. Smith, star of the hit TV show Thrift Hunters.

19:39

Part 2 of 3: ScanPower Mini Conference from March 2015 in Providence, RI.

In this video, the eBay and thrifting business model is discussed. Presented by Jason T. Smith, star of the hit TV show Thrift Hunters.

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Instructor Biography

Chris Green, Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur

Chris is the co-founder ScanPower, the premier suite of apps and programs for professional Amazon sellers, in 2010 with his business partner, Paul Retherford. He has been selling online since the '90s, has sold millions of dollars worth of products online, spoken at dozens of events across the country, mentored hundreds of online sellers, and published several books.In addition to helping hundreds of online sellers run profitable businesses, Chris enjoys leveraging new technologies such as on-demand printing, 3D printing, and drones. Look, if you sell products online, it doesn't matter what they are, where you got them or where you want to sell them. Just put the pieces together and make a profit. And if you have a passion for something, Chris can give you a dozen ideas on how to make that your fulltime job making good money.

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