January 01, 2021

Hello [subscriber:firstname | default:Amazon Seller],

And goodbye 2020. If only it meant that at midnight the world suddenly went back to "normal". But unfortunately, life is not that magical. The pandemic was one of those events that affected everyone in one way or another. It is such a confusing thing to wrap our heads around. The past year changed so much about our lives.
Life goes on, as they say. It is time to look ahead. And we each have to find a way to survive and thrive. Selling on Amazon is not a bad way to go. Sales online have increased dramatically and now people who never ordered online before have made it a habit. Not everyone is brave enough to sell on Amazon, but we are here to help you find the resources you including books, events, courses, software, mentors, tools, prep centers, and more.

Wishing you a very healthy, happy, and peaceful New Year in 2021! Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of your growth this year. As we head into the new year with high hopes for a better tomorrow, we are sending you our warmest wishes and hope that all your resolutions come true.

How Amazon Payouts and Unavailable Balances Actually Work

As an Amazon seller, getting access to your money can be a frustrating experience. It’s normal for sellers to wait at least 14 days to get paid. If Amazon decides to hold back your money for even longer, it puts you in a tight spot with cash flow. It’s frustrating not knowing when your hard-earned payouts are going to hit your bank account.

Have you ever wondered why there’s a 14-day delay in the first place? Why do you sometimes have to wait even longer than two weeks for payment?

To help you answer these questions (and more), Payability has put together the definitive guide on understanding how Amazon pays its sellers. They cover Amazon’s payment terms, when and how you’ll actually get paid, how you can initiate early payments, what your cash flow options are, and more.

It was an eye-opener for us.

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Fighting Back Against Dirty Seller Tricks

Despite the advances in today's eCommerce landscape, black hat tactics still plague the Amazon marketplace. Cynthia Stine, Amazon seller, founder of eGrowth Partners, and eCommerce thought leader, is an expert at helping brands combat these tactics.
Join us Tuesday, January 5th from 2-3pm ET, for a discussion with Cynthia as she walks us through the things to look for, and how to fight the bad actors. Topics covered will include:
• How to keep your account clean
• How to recognize dirty seller tricks (and how to fight them)
• Amazon's steps to combat bad actor behavior
• Escalation best practices when things get out of control

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How to Run “End of the Year” Inventory & Sales Reports for Tax Purposes

What a depressing subject, right? But it has to be done. Below is a link to an excellent article from Stephen Smotherman at Full-Time FBA about this very subject. He does a great job of breaking it down into easy steps.

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Is It Time To Change The Way You Do Business?

That sounds crazy, right? You’ve spent months or maybe even years developing the process you have in play right now. However, when was the last time you evaluated it to see how it’s serving your business? Join Jeff Cohen live on Wednesday, January 13 for a webinar all about growing your business strategically.

Tuesday, December 15 @ 2 PM EST/11 AM PST

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27+ Best Amazon Seller Podcasts to Help Your Business in 2021

If you need some inspiration, encouragement, new ideas, or tips and tricks to help navigate selling on Amazon, then this article will help you find a podcast. The article is really well written and worth a look.

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