When it comes to selling on Ebay and Amazon, the internet is a mine of information with blogs, articles and case studies offering tips and advice on optimizing your sales.
With so much available, ploughing through it all can be time consuming and confusing so we’ve put together the 11 best blogs currently available for FBA sellers.
Most of the sites listed below were founded by people who have achieved tremendous success with sourcing, marketing and selling of products on Amazon and who have chosen (usually for a fee) to share their experience, knowledge and expertise with those just starting out.
StartupBros owned by Chicago born Will Mitchell specializes in creating real and practical how-to guides for business entrepreneurs through Amazon seller blogs.
Mitchell, whose own rags to riches story is an inspiration, began by importing products from China and selling them online and then went on to found StartupBros as a way to share his knowledge and expertise.
StartupBros Ecommerce Empire is designed to specifically help and guide Amazon sellers and, new members can sign up HERE to learn how to build a successful online business.
2. Up Fuel
Up Fuel, founded by Chris Guthrie encompasses SalesBacker for Amazon sellers seeking to increase reviews, AmaSuite for ecommerce analytics and EasyAzon which creates Amazon affiliate links in WordPress websites.
An all round service, Up Fuel’s website contains podcasts and Amazon FBA blog posts containing tutorials and advice.
With a simple sign up process, new members receive free videos and newsletters containing advice on becoming a top seller on Amazon, a great blogger or even a successful author. Program prices are available only on request.
Click HERE for more information on Up Fuel.
3. The Amazing $eller
The Amazing $eller is the brainchild of American, Scott Voelker, a portrait studio owner and entrepreneur who launched the company when he became frustrated at the lack of podcasts available specifically for Amazon sellers.
The Amazing $eller website contains a comprehensive resource page where members can find in-depth information on a number of different facilities including product sourcing, keyword tracking, listing optimization and more.
Scott’s podcasts which are published several times a week on the website cover a great number of useful topics including his own success stories and how they were achieved.
Potential members need to register on the site for price information. To hear what Scott has to say, visit HERE.
4. FBA Expert
Exactly as the name suggests, FBA Expert is run by self titled FBA expert, Will Tjernlund from Minnesota who says he has sourced and sold over $10 million worth of products on Amazon since beginning to sell full time in 2013.
Will owns FBA Expert and FBA Mastermind which both aim to compile all of the most important and useful information about e-commerce and condense it into easy to understand blogs, podcasts and tutorials on their websites to help both fledgling and experienced sellers achieve their potential.
To find out more about FBA Expert, click HERE.
5. Import Dojo
Offering actionable courses such as Building A Brand, Manufacturing and Fulfilment with end result certificates, Import Dojo is a comprehensive and professional training program for those serious about becoming full time FBA sellers.
The Import Doo website also features regular Amazon seller blog posts on crucial topics such as How To Increase Traffic and highlights of the latest emerging markets.
Import Dojo offers a number of different membership options ranging from the basic package which is free of charge to the comprehensive ‘Rocket Fuel’ package which costs $299 for a lifetime membership and includes master classes and certifications.
To take a closer look at Import Dojo, click HERE.
6. Private Label Movement
Kevin Rizer, founder of Private Label Movement is an entrepreneur and seller regarded as one of the most influential people in the business.
Kevin founded Private Label Movement in 2015 with a view to producing down to earth podcasts for emerging FBA sellers. Now a team of 12, Private Label Movement members can access free blogs, podcasts and other resources online to learn about everything from the best way to source products to handling tax issues.
Private Label Movement also hosts events and webinars, including the annual summit, where members can meet like minded sellers and swap advice and experiences.
For more information on Private Label Movement visit HERE.
7. The Selling Family
Not just a clever name, The Selling Family consists of Jessica, Cliff and Aiden Larrew, a husband, wife and son team from Ripon, California.
Determined to leave the rat race and enjoy life to the full, the Larrews created The Selling Family in 2008 after Cliff was made redundant from his job in the housing industry.
Now one of the most popular blog sites for selling on Amazon, The Selling Family website is a go to site for sellers looking for advice and inspiration. The online Amazon Boot Camp Training course on The Selling Family’s website highlights the top tips for success as well as the pitfalls to failure in order to provide a comprehensive guide to become a successful FBA seller.
Prices for the boot camp range from $500 to $1000, although the website offers a 60 day money back guarantee if not completely satisfied with the results.
For more information on The Selling Family and The Amazon Boot Camp training course, click HERE.
8. Full Time FBA
As the name suggests, Full Time FBA is for sellers who are serious about making a full time living from selling online.
Owned by USA based Stephen and Rebecca Smotherman, Full Time FBA, which was founded in 2011, promises to help members make a full time living from part time work selling on Amazon.
Through Amazon FBA blog posts, podcasts and tutorials, Stephen and Rebecca share their advice on increasing productivity, raising profits and maximizing funds in order to help members grow their own FBA business.
Claiming that Full Time FBA will help members earn enough to maintain their current lifestyle and see them into retirement, Stephen promises that only tried and tested methods and advice will be passed onto members.
For more information on Full Time FBA, click HERE.
9. Side Hustle Nation
Greg Mercer’s Side Hustle Nation focuses on explaining the differences between Clearance or Retail Arbitrage Selling and Importing and Private Labelling own products for sale on Amazon.
Through a series of posts by guest bloggers, Side Hustle Nation offers an in-depth look at every aspect of FBA selling including health and fitness and productivity hacks to help members make the most of every minute of their working day.
Although the name Side Hustle suggests that this kind of selling is to be implemented as well as a regular job, members are assured that making a full time living by following the Side Hustle Nation program is possible. The sign up page instructs potential members to undertake a project before being allowed to fully sign up to the program.
To find out how to become a side nation hustler, click HERE.
Sellertour founded by Jon C Hinkson, is more a seller blog than a structured learning tool but, nonetheless, contains a lot of useful information.
Described by Manager, Jon, as ‘tips and hacks for eCommerce sellers’, Sellertour is an Amazon FBA blog directed at those looking for easy to digest tips and pointers.
With reviews of software, guest blog posts, deals and discounts, Sellertour is a handy directory of services, tips and learning tools.
To join the Sellertour, visit HERE
11. Online Selling Experiment
Ryan Grant’s Online Selling Experiment is an information and coaching site offering practical, real life case studies, results and coaching programs for budding Amazon sellers.
Accounting & business graduate and entrepreneur, Grant, founded Online Selling Experiment shortly after graduating from college in Minnesota and now runs a business which makes over seven figures every year.
The experiment case studies and results displayed on the website give insight into how Ryan has been so successful and the coaching and training programs offer step by step guides to the sourcing and selling processes.
Also available to buy from the website are Ryan’s books, ‘Complete Guide To FBA Reimbursements’ and ‘Outsourcing Sourcing.’ Annual conferences and monthly checks of members financials offer an unusual degree of after sales service.
To find out how to start your own Online Selling Experiment, click HERE.
Frustratingly, in most cases, potential members need to complete a registration process in order to get full price and timeline details for each individual site but, most of the websites contain testimonials from previous clients as well as case studies and reviews to give you an idea of whether it’s the right direction for you.