How to Start an Amazon FBA Store on a Tight Budget
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How to Start an Amazon FBA Store on a Tight Budget

The complete Amazon selling blueprint. Start a brand new career today, even if you are on a very small start-up budget.
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Created by Theo McArthur
Last updated 6/2020
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  • 8.5 hours on-demand video
  • 31 articles
  • 59 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Leverage the Amazon platform to create a full-time living or much, much more by selling physical products with high sales volume and low competition
  • Use a specific set of rules to uncover the easiest and most profitable items to sell
  • Know where and how to source these items at pennies on the dollar
  • Understand how to create the 'perfect' listing on Amazon for high rankings
  • Know what Amazon shoppers are searching for and take advantage of that knowledge to get more sales
  • Be able to get stock and start selling even when on a very tight budget
  • Know how to kick start sales the right way
  • Understand how to use Amazon's internal advertising feature
  • Be able to avoid the pitfalls and costly mistakes often made by new sellers
  • Take advantage of advanced tactics to take sales to a whole new level
  • Understand how the top 1% of Amazon sellers play the game
  • Save a ton of time by tapping into niches and products that have already been researched
  • Know how to get approval to sell in lucrative restricted categories
  • Know the 5 things to focus on and the 5 things not to waste time on
  • Follow a simple step-by-step plan to fast forward the entire process
Requirements
  • The basic requirements are a computer/laptop, Internet connection, notepad or similar text editor and optionally a spreadsheet program such as Excel or a free alternative such as Google docs
  • Students do not need any knowledge or experience of online selling before beginning this course. However, basic computer and Internet skills are a requirement
Description

Learn step-by-step how to start from scratch and make a full-time income, or much more, as an Amazon FBA seller. Follow along with me while I demonstrate over-the-shoulder how to copy my results. See proof of results before you enrol.

This course is continually kept up-to-date. Last update June 2020

Start a Profitable and Sustainable Venture as an Amazon Seller by Following a Proven, Up-to-Date Blueprint for Beginners or Existing Sellers Who Want More Sales

" I took your class a couple of months ago and it was literally the only class that I needed. I've sold 100 units in the last month! "

  • Start on a small budget and scale up fast

  • Use a set of rules to uncover profitable items to sell

  • Get hot selling items for pennies on the dollar

  • Create the 'perfect' listing for doubling sales

  • Discover simple, little known techniques to super-charge your results

Everything you need to be a successful seller is at your fingertips

Learning how to leverage the Amazon platform to sell physical products means that you will no longer need to worry about where your next pay check is coming from. There are more million dollar a year Amazon FBA sellers being created now than ever before, so the timing is perfect.

There is also a huge demand for skilled assistants to create listings and do research to uncover the best products to sell. You will have gained these skills, among others, by the time you complete this course.

Course Content and Overview

Designed for you if you are either a complete novice, or you already sell on Amazon but want to get better results. The course contains 55 lectures, including 40 video lessons which range from 3 minutes to 15 minutes in length. You will learn every single step required for earning a significant bi-weekly income.

Starting with preparation and setting expectations so that you know what to expect when you begin your journey. Moving on to follow a specific set of rules to discover the easiest and most profitable items to sell and where to get them.

You will learn how to begin on a tiny budget and scale up quickly. And you will also learn how to list your items on Amazon to draw more visitors to your listings and to get more visitors to buy your items.

Follow along with me as I demonstrate 7 advanced tactics that are simple to implement, but can have a powerful effect on your sales and profits. Plus, access 24 pages of done-for-you niche and product research to save you a ton of time.

Copy my simple approach for kick starting your sales and when you are ready, scale up so that you can reach your goals and beyond.

After completing the course you will be able to quickly identify the best items to sell on Amazon. Know where and how to get these items. Be able to create listings that act like a magnet to Amazon visitors. Know how to use advanced tactics to double your sales and understand how to start small and scale up fast.

Enroll today and begin your journey to a full-time income or much more as an Amazon FBA seller:)


Who this course is for:
  • This course suits complete beginners but it is also for existing Amazon sellers who are not getting the results they want.
  • The course also includes advanced tactics and valuable downloads which are suitable for all levels
Course content
Expand all 101 lectures 09:04:21
+ Foundation
11 lectures 39:04

Short Introduction and welcome to the course. It's recommended that you go through the entire course once and then go back and implement it step-by-step. This way you have a 'birds-eye' view of where you are going!

Preview 02:46

Starting on a very tight budget? We've got you covered! You can start very small and scale up to $1000 per week in revenue and beyond

Preview 02:52

Videos going in and out of focus?  Watch this for an instant fix

Preview 00:59

Learn about the two main types of seller on Amazon. Find out which one we will be focusing on in this course and why

Preview 06:32

Watch this video to discover what's possible for you to achieve as an Amazon seller and how to set your goals

Results and Goals
04:16

All your seller registration questions answered!

FAQs about Registering as a Seller
00:08
Which Amazon Marketplace to Sell On?
03:30

This short video shows you how to create your seller account and which type of account to start out with

Register For Your Amazon Seller Account
03:57

How to access help and support from within your seller account

Getting Help & Support in Seller Central
05:48

What to expect when you begin your journey as as Amazon seller and the basic things you will need before you start

Preparation and Expectations
06:42

Some Exciting Facts about Amazon that Directly Impact Our Potential Earnings - updated March 2018

Preview 01:34
+ Phase 1
28 lectures 03:06:57

FBA stands for 'Fulfillment by Amazon' and in this lesson we look at exactly what that means and why using FBA is the best route to go down

What is FBA and Why Should You Use It?
06:19

Before you proceed to the following lessons, which cover choosing products to sell, please watch this!

About the Following Lessons (Important)
06:45

All the most commonly asked questions about the process of selecting products to sell

FAQ's for Choosing Products to Sell
00:07

A quick introduction to the different methods of choosing products to sell.  The manual way versus using tools

Using Tools V Doing things the Manual Way
01:55

Follow a simple set of rules to pick hot, profitable products to sell on Amazon. Knowing what to sell and why, is vital to your success. Once you learn these techniques for choosing good products to sell, you will be able to use it over and over again  - PART 1

Choosing a Product to Sell Part 1
06:24

Follow a simple set of rules to pick hot, profitable products to sell on Amazon. Knowing what to sell and why, is vital to your success. Once you learn these techniques for choosing good products to sell, you will be able to use it over and over again  - PART 2

Choosing a Product to Sell Part 2
08:04

Follow a simple set of rules to pick hot, profitable products to sell on Amazon. Knowing what to sell and why, is vital to your success. Once you learn these techniques for choosing good products to sell, you will be able to use it over and over again  - PART 3

Choosing a Product to Sell Part 3
07:40

Use this free resource to get an estimated number of sales for almost any listing on Amazon

Choosing a Product to Sell Part 4
03:29
How to Find Out if a Product Needs Approval Part 1
00:45

Learn how to quickly find out which products require approval to sell, and which don't!

How to Find Out if a Product Needs Approval Part 2
04:51

Here's a way to generate a virtually unlimited amount of ideas for stuff to sell on Amazon!

Getting Product Ideas
03:26

If you prefer to use software for your product research, this is what I recommend

Introduction to Choosing Products using a Research Tool
03:29

An overview of how to use the Product Database tool to find products with good potential on Amazon

How to use the Product Database
06:09

An overview of how to use the Niche Hunter to find small (or large!) niches with good selling potential

How to use the Niche Hunter
03:53

An overview of how to use the Product Tracker to monitor a product's performance over time.  Plus, as demonstration of the Extension in action

How to use the Product Tracker and the Extension
10:19

This is simple once you know it, but it can really confusing the first time around. This guide will clear up the confusion!

UPC Codes and More
04:31

Understanding private labelling and explaining the options open to you as a new seller on Amazon

Private Labelling
05:02
FAQs About Ordering, Suppliers, and shipping
00:05

Learn how to use the Alibaba marketplace to cheaply source the products you have chosen to sell on Amazon. How to contact suppliers and how to know which suppliers to buy from. Proven email templates included.

Finding a Supplier Part 1
19:52

This can be a confusing subject. This lesson simplifies it

Shipping Terms, Tariffs, and All that Stuff!
06:55

Learn how to use the Aliexpress marketplace to source the right products to sell on Amazon. Find out the best way to place an order and more.

Finding a Supplier Part 2
12:51

Complete walk through of finding products and suppliers on Aliexpress and ordering samples from start to finish.

AliExpress Order Walkthrough
12:01

For students in Europe, use this alternative wholesaler with 10's of 1000's of low cost products

Finding a Supplier Part 3
09:03

Discover how to use domestic wholesalers to source small quantities of stock at pennies on the dollar

Finding a Supplier Part 4
06:27

Understanding how to calculate your profits is vital, but many new sellers get this part wrong. This lesson will ensure that you get it right!

Calculating Your Profit Per Unit Sold
10:37

When it comes to branding, you have a number of options and with a bit of creativity you can even do some DIY branding. It's much easier than it sounds!

An In Depth Look at Branding
13:43

Check out these ideas for doing your own product customization on the cheap!

DIY Customization Ideas
04:37

Understand what patents and patent pending means so that you can avoid sourcing products that may potentially create an issue for you in the future

Patents and Patent Pending
07:37
+ Phase 2
7 lectures 01:02:03

In this lesson you will learn what makes a good product image. Why images are super important to your sales. The do's and dont's of images, and how to get great images for your listings

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Part 1 Images
13:28

Learn why titles matter and how to easily create the best kind of title for your listing - PART 1

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Part 2 Titles
07:55

Learn why titles matter and how to easily create the best kind of title for your listing - PART 2

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Titles Continued
07:53

Most sellers don't make the most of bullet points. After watching this lesson, you will be able to craft powerful bullet points to turn more Amazon visitors into buyers

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Part 3 Bullet Points
11:41

Product descriptions are not as important as titles, images and bullet points. However, every part of a listing matters and in this lesson you will learn how to make your description stand out.

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Part 4 Descriptions
06:42

Get ultra-cheap, high quality images and design work

Getting all Your Design Work Taken Care of, Cheaply
05:58

Learn about third party inspection and prep services. What are they and when might you want/need to use one

Using a Third Party Prep Company
08:26
+ Phase 3
18 lectures 01:40:33

All the most commonly asked questions for this part of the process

FAQs about Creating a Listing
00:05

A step-by-step, detailed demonstration on how to list a product in your Amazon seller account - PART 1

Create a Listing Part 1
07:05

A step-by-step, detailed demonstration on how to list a product in your Amazon seller account - PART 2

Creating a Listing Part 2
12:22

A step-by-step, detailed demonstration on how to list a product in your Amazon seller account - PART 3

Creating a Listing Part 3
09:38

Learn how to add search terms to your listings the correct way for better rankings

Adding the Back End Search Terms to Increase Rankings
04:35

Learn how to set up an 'incoming shipment' in seller central in order to send your products to the FBA warehouse

How to Send Your Products to FBA
08:38

Getting a 'stickerless commingled' error message when setting up your incoming shipment?  If so, here's how to resolve it.

Troubleshooting the Stickerless Commingled Error Message
03:57

The most commonly asked questions about this part of the process

FAQs about setting up an Incoming Shipment
00:04

Shipping and labeling covered in detail. Please watch this lecture as an extension to 'How to Send Your Products to FBA'

Shipping and Labeling
23:06

Short FAQ section with the most frequently asked questions about inventory

FAQs about Inventory
01:10

This lesson is going to show you the important steps you need to take in order to get your listing ranking high on Amazon and converting visitors into buyers

How to Maximize Sales Potential for $1000 per Week Net Profit
08:16

All the most frequently asked questions about promoting your new listing

FAQs about Promoting a Listing
00:07

The simple way to kick start your sales and boost your new listings - PART 1

Kick Starting Your Sales Part 1
04:07

The simple way to kick start your sales and boost your new listings - PART 2

Kick Starting Your Sales Part 2
07:20

Copy me as I show you how to protect your inventory while kick starting your sales

Protecting Your Inventory During a Promotion
06:46

Amazon's internal advertising platform is an effective way to increase your sales. Learn how to take advantage of this feature.

Using Amazon Sponsored Ads for More Sales
03:05

Download my tips sheet

Sponsored Ad Tips
00:03

Most frequently asked student questions about new listings

FAQ's about New Listings
00:05
+ Advanced Tactics
8 lectures 48:04
How to Sell in High Volume Restricted Categories
14:16

A simple, but highly effective image technique to increase sales. Visitors to your listings will love this one!

A Simple Image Trick for More Sales
03:26

Normally, only around 1 in 20 customers bother to leave a review on your listing. This lesson will show you how to get as many as 1 in 5 using using either a manual method, or a set-and-forget system

How to Get More Reviews
00:38

Learn how to use inserts to get reviews and more

Using Inserts to Get More Reviews
06:57
FAQ's about Reviews
00:05

How to use the Amazon Kindle platform to drive visitors and sales to your product listings. This is a powerful and free method and it's massively underused. Regardless of what you are selling. From trash bags, to baby slings, to kitchen knives, to anything at all. This tactic can be used for ANY type of product.

A Powerful and Little Used Strategy for More Sales
10:32

For students who want to create a listing with more than one variation. For example, multiple sizes of the same product. It's a bit more advanced, but has been added in response to student's questions :)

Creating a Variation Listing
06:16

Taking sales and profits to the next level!

Scaling Up
05:54
+ Profiting from Bundles
13 lectures 01:22:40

Learn what bundling is and how you can benefit from it

What is Bundling?
07:14

This is your 19 page handout, plus list of restricted brands to accompany this section of the course

19-Page Handout
00:17

Understanding the different bundling options open to you

The Different Types of Bundles
07:31

Demand is one of the important requirements of a successful bundle

Establish Bundle Demand
07:26

Before you create a bundle, you need to know what the main benefits are for the customer

Know the Customer Benefits
05:00

Where to get the components for your bundle

Bundle Components
04:47

The right packaging increases the value of your bundle and allows for a higher profit margin

Packaging Your Bundle
05:59

Create a winning title for your bundle

Bundle Titles
04:24

Learn how to decide on a price for your bundle

Pricing Your Bundle
07:28

Set up a great listing page for your bundle!

Your Bundle Listing Page
09:43

Don't know how to get ideas for bundles?  Watch this lecture to find out how

Getting Ideas for Bundles
08:02

Watch this lecture to learn how to list a bundle in seller central

How to List a Bundle
14:25

Frequently asked questions about creating bundles

FAQs about Bundling
00:23
+ Important Lessons
10 lectures 21:54

How to avoid a potential issue with the buy box

Avoid this Potential Buy Box Issue
04:01

Here's what to do if your product has batteries or requires batteries 

Batteries Included or Batteries Required
01:45

This is 24 pages of pure gold! It will save you a ton of time and hassle by giving you a wide range of niches and products that you can take advantage of on Amazon. It also shows you how we drilled down into the niches in order to uncover hot selling and profitable products to sell

Niche and Product Research Done for You
00:12

By knowing the secrets of the top sellers, you can 'prime' yourself for whatever level of success you want to achieve. Discover the 9 secrets that help top sellers turn over millions of dollars in sales every single month 

9 Secrets of the Top 1% of Sellers
00:02

Getting an EIN or an EORI number is easy and it's free.  Follow these exact instructions to get your EIN or EORI number.

Get an EIN Number or an EORI Number
01:02

Avoid the common pitfalls that so many new sellers fall in to

Avoiding Common Mistakes and Pitfalls
07:49

Read these extra tips to stay safe when dealing with suppliers

Extra Tips For Dealing With Suppliers
01:34

Learn how to create a coupon code promotion in your seller account

How to Create a Coupon Code Promotion
02:36

Do you want to sell in the electronics category? Electronics have some special considerations but profit margins can be high. This guide will keep you on the right track to success when selling in this exciting category

Selling Electronics on Amazon
02:46
What are Hijackers and How do You Get Rid of Them?
00:05
+ Resources
6 lectures 03:05

For those of you living and selling in Europe, here are some suppliers with low MOQ's!

Some More European Suppliers
00:04

Free tool to extract keywords from the Amazon search results

Amazon Keyword Scraper
00:42

Latest list of fully researched products that can be sourced cheaply with no MOQ and have good potential on Amazon.

List of Researched Products
01:30

Download the Cheat Sheet for extra tips and another list of profitable niches on Amazon. 

The Cheat Sheet
00:03

Additional free resources not already covered in the course

More Resources
00:38
Checklist
00:06