Amazon Gold Rush: How to Build an Online Shop

Claim your share of the Amazon rush by building your business with the largest online retailer in the world.
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  • Lectures 55
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Amazon Gold Rush: How I Sold $317,255.74 Last Year Part Time teaches you all about selling on Amazon... an opportunity that I believe is the easiest way to start and build a successful part time or full time online business today and rapidly build a full time income.

Why Amazon?

Amazon is the biggest online retailer in the world.

Last year, I sold $317,255.74 on Amazon and I did this working part time – 20 to 30 hours a week.

Amazon wants you to share in their growth and success. Just look at these sales figures for 3rd party merchants on Amazon:

  • In Q2 2015, 3rd party merchants sold 45% of all products on Amazon.
  • The gross sales of 3rd party merchants totaled $27.9 Billion dollars – a whopping 58% of total sales for that quarter.
  • Amazon has 285 Million active customers – meaning that they made purchases in the past year
  • Year over year sales grow dramatically – growing over 18% a year.

And most importantly, Amazon makes it easy for you to participate in their spectacular growth with several exciting seller partner programs including their Marketplace and Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) programs that let you offer just about any product ever made on their platform... all to help you become a success and grow your business.

This course takes you step by step through the knowledge you need to start building your Amazon empire.

It will teach you:

  • Why the Amazon opportunity is so great
  • The mechanics of starting your business and working with Amazon
  • The two most important business models for you to adopt when building your Amazon empire
  • How to understand the Amazon product catalog and how to turn that knowledge into even greater profits for your business
  • How to find, manage and maximize the profits from your inventory purchases
  • Build an understanding of customer shopping patterns, seasonal purchases and trend buying
  • Learning how to manage cash flow to grow your business as fast as possible with minimal risk.
  • How to use a variety of cash multipliers to supercharge your profits
  • Amazon feedback and performance metrics and what they mean to you as a seller.
  • And much more.

And best of all, this is not a static course. I invite you to participate by asking questions to ensure that you get maximum value from this course. And remember, when you purchase the course you get lifetime access to its contents including all its updates and growing knowledge base of student generated questions and instructor answers.

So who am I and why am I qualified to be your mentor on this fascinating and potentially very profitable business journey that you are about to undertake.

My name is Steven Chabotte. I started my full time entrepreneurial life back in 1997 – setting up my first eBay account, an ecommerce website and a mail order catalog. In 2005, I jumped on the Amazon opportunity. And I've never looked back.

Over the years, I sold just about everything you can imagine from coins to nutritional supplements to clothing to survival and camping supplies and sports equipment, grocery items, books, dvds, cd, jewelry. I even sold a Mercedes 500SL on eBay back in 2006. Basically if I could figure out a way to make a profit on a product and ship it safely, I sold it.

Selling on Amazon is one of the easiest business opportunities available to you today! All it takes is a proper success oriented education and a desire to succeed. I can provide the first part. It is up to you to provide the 2nd part.

And the course comes with Udemy's no questions asked 30 day guarantee so there is nothing to lose and so much to gain.

Get started on your success path today!

Jump on in and start collecting your share of the Amazon gold rush today.

What are the requirements?

  • Be comfortable working with a web browser and filling out forms.
  • Be able to follow the instructions provided to successfully work with the various Amazon areas.
  • Be willing to ask questions when you get stuck. No training course is perfect for everyone so questions are encourage to clarify points that were not crystal clear to you.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Discover the keys to rapidly build a successful Amazon business.
  • Learn the steps to develop sources of inventory at the right price - the key to your long term success
  • Have a strong foundational understanding of all Amazon policies
  • Know many success tips and be able to avoid many beginner mistakes that cost you money.
  • Understand all the ins and outs of the various Amazon selling models so you can choose your best path to profit on their platform.
  • Know several ways to leverage your initial cash investment to grow your business and profits more quickly.
  • Understand cash flow and cash multipliers.
  • Learn selling tends, seasonal selling patterns and customer buying habits to maximize your profits.
  • Understand the many ways you can acquire inventory to sell on Amazon.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone with the drive to invest the time to succeed in building their own business.
  • Anyone looking to start an online business quickly and easily with a minimal budget and risk
  • This course is NOT for get rick quick seekers. Building a successful Amazon business takes focus, committment and work - but the rewards are well worth the effort!

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: The Amazon Opportunity And Why This Is The Easiest Way To Achieve Online Success
Why You Should Be Selling On Amazon
The Author's Path To Entrepreneurship
Discover The Core Secret To Building An Amazon Business
Tips For Getting The Most From This Course
Fast Start Checklist
2 pages
Section 2: Critical Details You Need To Know To Start Selling On Amazon
What You Will Learn In This Section
Decide How To Legally Structure Your Business
Plan Your Amazon Selling Model
Set Up Your Selling Account On Amazon
A Detailed Look At The Amazon Catalog, Categories And Sales Restrictions
An In-Depth Look At Amazon Selling, Warehousing & Shipping Fees
Building Systems To Boost Efficiency & Profit
Insurance & Tax Issues Affecting Your Amazon Business
Section 3: Other Profit Streams: Amazon Advantage & Kindle Marketplace
An Overview Of The Amazon Advantage & Kindle Marketplaces
Section 4: Amazon Marketplace Seller Business Model (AKA Pack & Ship Model)
A Quick Overview Of The Marketplace Seller Model
Marketplace Seller Workflow (AKA How You Will Invest Your Time Every Day)
How To Organize And Manage All Your Inventory For Sale
Dealing With Customer Returns
Drop Shipping And Amazon Marketplace Selling
Dimensional (DIM) Weight Pricing & Its Effect On Your Bottom Line
Section 5: Amazon FBA Seller Business Model (Fulfillment By Amazon)
An Overview Of The Amazon FBA Business Model
Amazon FBA Seller Workflow (A Look At A World Without Customer Shipping)
The Beneficial Relationship Between Amazon FBA Sellers And Amazon Prime Buyers
How To Properly & Safely Ship Your Inventory To Amazon
How Amazon Handles FBA Returns & What It Means To You As A Seller
Section 6: Interpreting And Using Amazon Product Catalog For Research & Profit
Introduction To Amazon Product Listings
How To Read Amazon Product Listings As A Seller
How To Add Your Own Product To Amazon's Product Catalog
Understanding The Buy Box & How It Boosts Your Sales
An In Depth Look At Sales Rank And Why It Is Important To Your Success
How To Use Amazon's Product Catalog To Find Great New Products To Sell
Decisions That Impact The Pricing And Profit Of Your Products
Understanding How To Calculate The Profit Potential Of Your Products
Section 7: Everything You Need To Know About Inventory - The Key To Your Long Term Success!
Introduction To Inventory
The Primary Methods To Acquire Inventory For Sale On Amazon
Learn The Secrets To Buying Inventory WIthout Paying Sales Tax
Inventory And The End Of The Tax Year
All About Selling Seasonal Items On Amazon
Bundles, Variations and Multi-Pack Listings
Summertime Blues: Heat Sensitive Products Rules For Amazon FBA Inventory
Date Sensitive Products And The FBA Seller
Hazardous And Hazmat Inventory Items Cautions For FBA Sellers
Section 8: Specific Inventory Tips & Strategies Reference Documents
Sourcing Tools For The Retail Arbitrage Inventory Acquisition Method
2 pages
Save On Everything You Buy! The Top 10 Cash Back Sites.
3 pages
The Hidden Danger of Retail Arbitrage
2 pages
The Right Way To Contact Manufacturers, Wholesalers & Distributors
2 pages
Seller Rank, FBA Vs Merchant Pricing, Competition And Its Impact On Your Sales
5 pages
Section 9: Cash Flow + Cash Multipliers And How They Can Accelerate Your Business Growth
Introduction To Cash Flow
Why Managing Cash Flow Is Critical To Your Success
How Smart Buying Decisions Maximize Your Cash Assets
How To Smartly Use Cash Flow Multipliers
Leverage Your Right To 30 Day Free Loans To Buy And Flip Inventory
Maximize Your Cash Turn Over Rate By Smartly Liquidating Inventory
Section 10: Amazon Feedback, Performance Metrics and Why They Are Important To Your Success
Amazon Feedback, Performance Metrics And Their Impact On Your Business
Section 11: Link Reference Resource Guide
Links Referenced In The Videos
2 pages

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Instructor Biography

Steven Chabotte, Entrepreneur and Professional Programmer

Steven Chabotte is an entrepreneur and programmer. He wrote his first computer program in 1979 in a very primitive version of basic on a teletype machine and was immediately hooked by the creative world ad magical world that was offered by writing lines of code to run on a computer.

He then went on to write a teaching system for special needs students at his high school before going off to college to study Astronomy - and the fascinating language of Fortran which opened the world of statistical analysis of Astronomy - an interest that persist to this day but with Python as the main programming language.

Since that time, Steven has tackled many complex projects - from nuclear power plant control systems to real time operating system development and process control systems to complex web applications in a wide variety of high level and machine languages.

He has also run several programming development companies focused on web development tools such as search engine development and email marketing tools as well as web enabled mail order companies.

Steven currently runs two thriving online ecommerce businesses. One is a publish on demand business based on public domain works and one is a more traditional web based mail order business focusing on eBay (since 1997) and Amazon (since 2005) as the marketing platforms.

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