Is Amazon right for your business?
The short answer is: yes. The largest household brands sell on Amazon. So do emerging brands that will pop on your radar soon. Small and
medium-sized businesses thrive here, and they account for more than half the units sold in our stores worldwide. Whatever your business is—and
whatever size it is—we’re excited for you to grow with us. Find your fit and start selling today.
Before You Start Selling Need to Know;
How to register?
With two selling plans (they’re called Individual and Professional, but you can think of them as standard and premium), Amazon offers you the flexibility to sell one item or sell thousands. Before you begin registration, decide which plan is a better fit for your business.
What you’ll need to get started
In order to complete your registration, make sure you have access to your bank account number and bank routing number, a chargeable credit card, government issued national ID, tax information, and phone number.
The Individual plan costs $0.99 per sale, while sellers using the Professional plan pay $39.99 per month, no matter how many items they sell. If you sell more than 40 items a month, the Professional option makes a lot of sense. Whichever plan you select, don’t worry about making the wrong choice—you can change plans at any time.
The Individual plan might be right if:
- You plan to sell fewer than 40 items a month
- You want to keep up-front costs low
- You don’t need advanced selling tools or add-on programs
- You’re still deciding what to sell
The Professional plan might be right if:
- You plan to sell more than 40 items a month
- You want access to advanced selling tools
- You’d like to apply for add-on programs like
- Amazon Business, Launchpad, or Handmade
- You’re an established ecommerce seller
How much does it cost to sell on Amazon?
There are a few different types of selling fees you might pay, depending on your selling plan and the types of products you sell.
● Subscription fees: These are the fees you pay for your selling plan, and they vary depending on which plan you select.
○ On the Professional selling plan there’s a flat fee of $39.99 per month and no per-item fee.
○ On the Individual selling plan there’s a $0.99 fee for each item sold.
● Selling fees: These fees are charged per item sold, and they include referral fees (which are a percentage of the selling price and vary depending on the product’s category), and variable closing fees (which apply only to media categories).
● Shipping fees: When you fulfill orders yourself, Amazon shipping rates apply. We charge these shipping rates based on the product category and shipping service selected by the buyer.
● FBA fees: For products that Amazon fulfills for you (known as Fulfillment by Amazon, or FBA), there are fees for order fulfillment, storage, and optional services.
Get to know Seller Central
What is Seller Central?
Once you register as an Amazon seller, you’ll have access to your Seller Central account. Think of Seller Central as your go-to resource for selling on Amazon. It’s a portal to your Amazon business and a one-stop shop for managing your selling account, adding product information, making
inventory updates, managing payments, and finding helpful content to help you navigate your Amazon business. It’s also where you list all your products.
Below are a just few of the things you can do from Seller Central.
(1) Keep track of your inventory and update your listings from the Inventory tab.
(2) Download custom business reports and bookmark templates you use often.
(3) Use customer metrics tools to monitor your seller performance.
(4) Contact Selling Partner Support and open help tickets using the Case Log.
(5) Keep track of your daily sales for all the products you sell on Amazon.
Stay tune for further details, coming up next article will explain on how to listing products on amzon seller center.
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