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Selling Private Label Products on Amazon

Selling on Amazon is for those who are ready to face challenges and who will do everything possible in order to have a successful outcome. As you can already understand, working as a seller on Amazon is not so easy, especially for those who want to win the Buy Box, or want to have a large customer base. Working as an Amazon seller is a great responsibility. What's more, you should have a well-planned strategy in order not to fail…
Jerome Basilio
February 9, 2021
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Amazon FBA Sales Tax in 2021: What Changed, and What Didn’t

Haha! Did you think sales tax would get easier after 2020? Well, joke's on you! It's 2021, many things have changed, Jeff Bezos is no longer Amazon's CEO. However, one thing has not changed: taxes. Amazon FBA sellers still need to deal with taxes, just like the year before, and the year before, and, well, always! You just can't get around taxes, especially sales tax, unless you do things legally. Amazon is one of the largest platforms in ecommerce, and…
Jerome Basilio
February 9, 2021
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Selling Certified Refurbished Items on Amazon – Yay or Nay?

Ah, Amazon... The marketplace where new means new, but used means...well, many other things! You've probably noticed that each listing or product on Amazon has a condition section. It often says "new and used," and it should be pretty self-explanatory what Amazon means by new, and what it means by used. However, things are not that simple when it comes to used products when selling on Amazon. Thought there were just two sides to each coin on Amazon? Think again!…
Jerome Basilio
January 26, 2021
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How to Contact Amazon Seller Performance

Amazon sellers know how important it is to sell on Amazon by following its policies and guidelines. An average Amazon seller knows that once you do something wrong, you get punished for that in the form of Amazon suspensions. This is when we should understand that mastering Amazon policies is like mastering an art: if you don't have enough knowledge and skills, you will never become a worthy artist! Read carefully all the tips that we give, otherwise, Amazon will…
Jerome Basilio
January 26, 2021
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What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

"Where there's a will, there's a lawsuit," and that's completely true! In our everyday life, many legal actions are filed every single day because people always make mistakes, become a part of rogue activities or do something bad that leads them to the courts. This happens even in Amazon, one of the largest e-commerce platforms across the United States. Damages are unavoidable, and that's why we have lawsuits! What do you know about class action lawsuits? Nothing? Then let's fix…
Jerome Basilio
January 22, 2021
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Account Banned from Amazon: Suspended for Too Many Returns

"Account banned from Amazon" happens to sellers returning too many of the products Amazon might ban them. Oh how the tables have turned...almost! When we talk about suspensions on Amazon, we usually refer to suspensions of seller accounts. But on rare occasions, buyer accounts can also get "suspended" on Amazon's platform, often without much explanation! The reason for each case lies in Amazon's return policy. If you have an Amazon account, we recommend you read this blog regardless of being…
Jerome Basilio
January 22, 2021
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Multimarket Account Isolation vs. Amazon Stealth Accounts: Which Is Safer? Which Should I Choose?  

Let us start by saying that the end result of both is the same: operating safely on Amazon, especially after having another account suspended. The keyword here is “safe” and we at Got Suspended? are going to discuss which one of these two methods is safest for your Amazon adventures.   Old Information Is Dangerous   Even though an Amazon stealth account is called “stealth,” there is a danger looming when you create it. That danger is what we here…
Jerome Basilio
December 7, 2020
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How Are You Graded for Order Defect Rate?

It somehow feels like selling on Amazon is like a fish in a barrel; however, those who have never been in this sphere could hardly imagine how difficult it could be to build a successful business on Amazon. Every day, those who run their business on Amazon face a variety of issues such as customer complaints for different reasons, poor performance metrics, negative reviews, or even worse, account deactivation. Of course, if you do not have enough experience in selling…
Jerome Basilio
December 7, 2020
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I’m Doing Online Arbitrage Dropshipping and Got Suspended. My Funds Are Being Held. How Do I Get My Money Back?

There are more and more sellers on Amazon that choose online arbitrage as their main business model. This has become a massive trend because of its simplicity, and of course, because Amazon allows its sellers to use it. But let us tell you something, it’s forbidden, off the record, and Amazon will never tell you that. In the pursuit of suspending accounts, Amazon targets sellers who are using especially this business model, so as you can presume, online arbitrage is…
Jerome Basilio
December 7, 2020
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What Is an Inauthentic Suspension?

First of all, keep in mind that inauthentic does not mean  you are selling fake or counterfeit products. Sometimes, Amazon just wants to ensure that all your goods are coming from valid suppliers. If it has any doubts regarding this, you will be greeted with an Amazon account suspension. So, your main goal is to prove to Amazon that you are working solely with brands (manufacturers) or their authorized distributors. Therefore, try to do your best to provide Amazon with…
Jerome Basilio
December 7, 2020