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U.S. Sales Tax Explained for both U.S. and Non-U.S. Sellers

U.S. Sales Tax Explained for both U.S. and Non-U.S. Sellers

Most sellers in the United States find U.S. sales tax difficult to understand, so it stands to reason that international sellers would find it even more perplexing! Since Sellics works with customers who are based in the U.S. and around the world, we’re going to start by giving you an…

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Amazon Dominates Cyber Monday Weekend 2016

Amazon Dominates Cyber Monday Weekend 2016

Despite unrest following the U.S. presidential elections in the beginning of the month, ecommerce revenue this Thanksgiving weekend turned out to be larger than in 2015. In this post, we’ll share details and insights about Amazon’s dominance of American ecommerce.

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Meet Sonar, our free Amazon keyword research tool

Meet Sonar, our free Amazon keyword research tool

We’ve finally made every Amazon seller’s dream come true – no, not a private lunch with Jeff Bezos, but a keyword tool that displays actual search volume of keywords on Amazon. Welcome to Sonar, the one and only tool on the market that gives you real data on the search volume of keywords on Amazon. Plus, you have the option to generate keywords via reverse ASIN lookup, related keywords and more!

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The New Amazon Review Guidelines: Excruciatingly Harsh Consequences for Vaguely Defined Violations

The New Amazon Review Guidelines: Excruciatingly Harsh Consequences for Vaguely Defined Violations

Amazon sent an email last week to all sellers in the US marketplace, iterating the ban on incentivized reviews and giving detail about what exactly constitutes a violation of Amazon review guidelines – except that they weren’t very exact. In this post, we’ve included Amazon’s communication about their guidelines as well as remaining questions sellers may have concerning the use of coupon codes and ‘boosting’ sales.

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Amazon Deletes Incentivized Product Reviews

Amazon Deletes Incentivized Product Reviews

In this third wave of crackdowns on reviews, Amazon is now deleting reviews that were written by product testers – even though they were written before Amazon’s review policy guideline changed. In this post, we explore the ramifications of the latest move to boost customer trust in Amazon reviews and look at what the future could hold for sellers.

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Amazon PPC: Find New Keywords Using Auto Campaigns

Amazon PPC: Find New Keywords Using Auto Campaigns

One of the most important aspects of an Amazon PPC (Pay Per Click) sponsored products campaign is keyword selection. You want to bid on relevant keywords that will bring in high conversion rates for your PPC ads – or else you’re just wasting time and money.

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What To Do When Running Low On Inventory on Amazon [Case Study]

What To Do When Running Low On Inventory on Amazon [Case Study]

There are always rumours going around among Amazon sellers that after a product goes out of stock, its rankings for the most important keywords drop and the product ranks considerably lower than before it went out of stock. This is why many sellers would rather raise prices to hold onto what’s left of inventory and not go out of stock. But is that really better for rankings? We put both scenarios (raising prices, then going out of stock) to the test in this real-life Amazon case study to find out how the two actually affect rankings on Amazon.

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4 Reasons why you need more than the Free FBA Calculator

4 Reasons why you need more than the Free FBA Calculator

We’ve become spoiled in this age of ‘freemium’, expecting free versions of software to professionally manage our business without a hitch. If you’re selling on Amazon with Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA), however, you’re suffering a huge disadvantage if you keep holding out Scrooge-style on paying for Amazon tools. Here’s why.

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