How To Sell on Amazon: An Easy 5 Step Guide

Amazon is unquestionably America’s largest and most popular e-commerce marketplace. Did you know they have 300 million active users.

Amazon’s third-party selling partners are nearly 2 million small- and medium-sized businesses. At the end of 2021, 56% of Amazon’s sales came from these businesses.

It is relatively easy to sell on Amazon once you have a viable product, as the company guides sellers through the five steps we discuss.

Step 1: Research Your Product’s Viability

If your product is not restricted, you need to determine the viability of your product by doing some research to target customers.

Amazon gives specific directions to those who want to Become an Amazon Seller on how to create an account.

Step 2:  Create Your Account on Amazon

You’ll need the following : 1. Use your Amazon customer account or Business email address 2. Internationally chargeable credit card 3. Government ID 4. Tax information 5. Phone number

You can sell many products, categories, and brands, but review their list of restricted products. Some types may require a professional plan.

Step 3. Add Products

To start selling a product, Amazon wants you to create a product listing in Seller Central (or via API) with specific details that include: 1. An SKU is a product ID you create to track your product.

2. You’ll need a product identifier, such as GTIN, UPC, ISBN, or EAN, to specify the exact item you’re selling. You can get a UPC code directly from GS1 or request an exemption.

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