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How to Start an Amazon FBA Store on a Tight Budget

The complete Amazon selling blueprint. Start a brand new career today, even if you are on a very small start-up budget.
Theo McArthur
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Leverage the Amazon platform to create a full-time living or much, much more by selling physical products with high sales volume and low competition
Use a specific set of rules to uncover the easiest and most profitable items to sell
Know where and how to source these items at pennies on the dollar
Understand how to create the 'perfect' listing on Amazon for high rankings
Know what Amazon shoppers are searching for and take advantage of that knowledge to get more sales
Be able to get stock and start selling even when on a very tight budget
Know how to kick start sales the right way
Understand how to use Amazon's internal advertising feature
Be able to avoid the pitfalls and costly mistakes often made by new sellers
Take advantage of advanced tactics to take sales to a whole new level
Understand how the top 1% of Amazon sellers play the game
Save a ton of time by tapping into niches and products that have already been researched
Know how to get approval to sell in lucrative restricted categories
Know the 5 things to focus on and the 5 things not to waste time on
Follow a simple step-by-step plan to fast forward the entire process

Learn step-by-step how to start from scratch and make a full-time income, or much more, as an Amazon FBA seller. Follow along with me while I demonstrate over-the-shoulder how to copy my results. See proof of results before you enroll.

This course is continually kept up-to-date. Last update March 2019

Start a Profitable and Sustainable Venture as an Amazon Seller by Following a Proven, Up-to-Date Blueprint for Beginners or Existing Sellers Who Want More Sales

” I took your class a couple of months ago and it was literally the only class that I needed. I’ve sold 100 units in the last month! “

  • Start on a small budget and scale up fast

  • Use a set of rules to uncover profitable items to sell

  • Get hot selling items for pennies on the dollar

  • Create the ‘perfect’ listing for doubling sales

  • Discover simple, little known techniques to super-charge your results

Everything you need to be a successful seller is at your fingertips

Learning how to leverage the Amazon platform to sell physical products means that you will no longer need to worry about where your next pay check is coming from. There are more million dollar a year Amazon FBA sellers being created now than ever before, so the timing is perfect.

There is also a huge demand for skilled assistants to create listings and do research to uncover the best products to sell. You will have gained these skills, among others, by the time you complete this course.

Course Content and Overview

Designed for you if you are either a complete novice, or you already sell on Amazon but want to get better results. The course contains 55 lectures, including 40 video lessons which range from 3 minutes to 15 minutes in length. You will learn every single step required for earning a significant bi-weekly income.

Starting with preparation and setting expectations so that you know what to expect when you begin your journey. Moving on to follow a specific set of rules to discover the easiest and most profitable items to sell and where to get them.

You will learn how to begin on a tiny budget and scale up quickly. And you will also learn how to list your items on Amazon to draw more visitors to your listings and to get more visitors to buy your items.

Follow along with me as I demonstrate 7 advanced tactics that are simple to implement, but can have a powerful effect on your sales and profits. Plus, access 24 pages of done-for-you niche and product research to save you a ton of time.

Copy my simple approach for kick starting your sales and when you are ready, scale up so that you can reach your goals and beyond.

After completing the course you will be able to quickly identify the best items to sell on Amazon. Know where and how to get these items. Be able to create listings that act like a magnet to Amazon visitors. Know how to use advanced tactics to double your sales and understand how to start small and scale up fast.

Enroll today and begin your journey to a full-time income or much more as an Amazon FBA seller:)


Welcome and How to Use this Course

Short Introduction and welcome to the course. It's recommended that you go through the entire course once and then go back and implement it step-by-step. This way you have a 'birds-eye' view of where you are going!

Start Small and Scale Up

Starting on a very tight budget? We've got you covered! You can start very small and scale up to $1000 per week in revenue and beyond

Fix this Common Problem :)

Videos going in and out of focus?  Watch this for an instant fix

The Two Types of Amazon Seller

Learn about the two main types of seller on Amazon. Find out which one we will be focusing on in this course and why

Join the Facebook Group

We have a group exclusively for students

Results and Goals

Watch this video to discover what's possible for you to achieve as an Amazon seller and how to set your goals

FAQs about Registering as a Seller

All your seller registration questions answered!

Register For Your Amazon Seller Account

This short video shows you how to create your seller account and which type of account to start out with

Getting Help & Support in Seller Central

How to access help and support from within your seller account

Preparation and Expectations

What to expect when you begin your journey as as Amazon seller and the basic things you will need before you start

Which Amazon Marketplace to Sell On?
How to Save Yourself a Ton of Time While Taking this Course - Please Don't Skip!

This lecture shows you how to save a lot of time while working your way through the course

The Right Place at the Right Time

Some Exciting Facts about Amazon that Directly Impact Our Potential Earnings - updated March 2018

Phase 1

What is FBA and Why Should You Use It?

FBA stands for 'Fulfillment by Amazon' and in this lesson we look at exactly what that means and why using FBA is the best route to go down

FAQ's for Choosing Products to Sell

All the most commonly asked questions about the process of selecting products to sell

Choosing a Product to Sell Part 1

Follow a simple set of rules to pick hot, profitable products to sell on Amazon. Knowing what to sell and why, is vital to your success. Once you learn these techniques for choosing good products to sell, you will be able to use it over and over again  - PART 1

Choosing a Product to Sell Part 2

Follow a simple set of rules to pick hot, profitable products to sell on Amazon. Knowing what to sell and why, is vital to your success. Once you learn these techniques for choosing good products to sell, you will be able to use it over and over again  - PART 2

Choosing a Product to Sell Part 3

Follow a simple set of rules to pick hot, profitable products to sell on Amazon. Knowing what to sell and why, is vital to your success. Once you learn these techniques for choosing good products to sell, you will be able to use it over and over again  - PART 3

Choosing a Product to Sell Part 4

Use this free resource to get an estimated number of sales for almost any listing on Amazon

How to Find Out if a Product Needs Approval Part 1
How to Find Out if a Product Needs Approval Part 2

Learn how to quickly find out which products require approval to sell, and which don't!

Getting Product Ideas

Here's a way to generate a virtually unlimited amount of ideas for stuff to sell on Amazon!

UPC Codes and More

This is simple once you know it, but it can really confusing the first time around. This guide will clear up the confusion!

Private Labelling

Understanding private labelling and explaining the options open to you as a new seller on Amazon

FAQs about suppliers and shipping
Finding a Supplier Part 1

Learn how to use the Alibaba marketplace to cheaply source the products you have chosen to sell on Amazon. How to contact suppliers and how to know which suppliers to buy from. Proven email templates included.

Finding a Supplier Part 2

Learn how to use the Aliexpress marketplace to source the right products to sell on Amazon. Find out the best way to place an order and more.

AliExpress Order Walkthrough

Complete walk through of finding products and suppliers on Aliexpress and ordering samples from start to finish.

Finding a Supplier Part 3

For students in Europe, use this alternative wholesaler with 10's of 1000's of low cost products

Finding a Supplier Part 4

Discover how to use domestic wholesalers to source small quantities of stock at pennies on the dollar

Calculating Your Profit Per Unit Sold

Understanding how to calculate your profits is vital, but many new sellers get this part wrong. This short lesson will ensure that you get it right!

An In Depth Look at Branding

When it comes to branding, you have a number of options and with a bit of creativity you can even do some DIY branding. It's much easier than it sounds!

FAQs about branding
DIY Customization Ideas

Check out these ideas for doing your own product customization on the cheap!

Patents and Patent Pending

Understand what patents and patent pending means so that you can avoid sourcing products that may potentially create an issue for you in the future

Phase 2

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Part 1 Images

In this lesson you will learn what makes a good product image. Why images are super important to your sales. The do's and dont's of images, and how to get great images for your listings

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Part 2 Titles

Learn why titles matter and how to easily create the best kind of title for your listing - PART 1

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Titles Continued

Learn why titles matter and how to easily create the best kind of title for your listing - PART 2

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Part 3 Bullet Points

Most sellers don't make the most of bullet points. After watching this lesson, you will be able to craft powerful bullet points to turn more Amazon visitors into buyers

Dissecting Amazon Product Listings Part 4 Descriptions

Product descriptions are not as important as titles, images and bullet points. However, every part of a listing matters and in this lesson you will learn how to make your description stand out.

Getting all Your Design Work Taken Care of - Cheaply

Get ultra-cheap, high quality images and design work

Using a Third Party Prep Company

Learn about third party inspection and prep services. What are they and when might you want/need to use one

Phase 3

FAQs about Creating a Listing

All the most commonly asked questions for this part of the process

Create a Listing Part 1

A step-by-step, detailed demonstration on how to list a product in your Amazon seller account - PART 1

Creating a Listing Part 2

A step-by-step, detailed demonstration on how to list a product in your Amazon seller account - PART 2

Creating a Listing Part 3

A step-by-step, detailed demonstration on how to list a product in your Amazon seller account - PART 3

Adding the Back End Search Terms to Increase Rankings

Learn how to add search terms to your listings the correct way for better rankings

How to Send Your Products to FBA

Learn how to set up an 'incoming shipment' in seller central in order to send your products to the FBA warehouse

FAQs about setting up an Incoming Shipment

The most commonly asked questions about this part of the process

Shipping and Labeling

Shipping and labeling covered in detail. Please watch this lecture as an extension to 'How to Send Your Products to FBA'

FAQs about Inventory

Short FAQ section with the most frequently asked questions about inventory

How to Maximize Sales Potential for $1000 per Week Net Profit

This lesson is going to show you the important steps you need to take in order to get your listing ranking high on Amazon and converting visitors into buyers

FAQs about Promoting a Listing

All the most frequently asked questions about promoting your new listing

Kick Starting Your Sales Part 1

The simple way to kick start your sales and boost your new listings - PART 1

Kick Starting Your Sales Part 2

The simple way to kick start your sales and boost your new listings - PART 2

Protecting Your Inventory During a Promotion

Copy me as I show you how to protect your inventory while kick starting your sales

Using Amazon Sponsored Ads for More Sales

Amazon's internal advertising platform is an effective way to increase your sales. Learn how to take advantage of this feature.

FAQ's about New Listings

Most frequently asked student questions about new listings

Advanced Tactics

How to Sell in High Volume Restricted Categories
A Simple Image Trick for More Sales

A simple, but highly effective image technique to increase sales. Visitors to your listings will love this one!

How to Multiply Your Reviews

Discover how to automatically get a lot more reviews than the average seller. Normally, only around 1 in 20 customers bother to leave a review on your listing. This lesson will show you how to get as many as 1 in 5 using a 'set and forget' system.

Using Inserts to Get More Reviews

Learn how to use inserts to get reviews and more

FAQ's about Reviews
A Powerful and Little Used Strategy for More Sales

How to use the Amazon Kindle platform to drive visitors and sales to your product listings. This is a powerful and free method and it's massively underused. Regardless of what you are selling. From trash bags, to baby slings, to kitchen knives, to anything at all. This tactic can be used for ANY type of product.

Creating a Variation Listing

For students who want to create a listing with more than one variation. For example, multiple sizes of the same product. It's a bit more advanced, but has been added in response to student's questions :)

Using the 'Small and Light' Program

Understand the requirements and benefits of the Small and Light program

Scaling Up

Taking sales and profits to the next level!

Profiting from Bundles

What is Bundling?

Learn what bundling is and how you can benefit from it

19-Page Handout

This is your 19 page handout, plus list of restricted brands to accompany this section of the course

The Different Types of Bundles

Understanding the different bundling options open to you

Establish Bundle Demand

Demand is one of the important requirements of a successful bundle

Know the Customer Benefits

Before you create a bundle, you need to know what the main benefits are for the customer

Bundle Components

Where to get the components for your bundle

Packaging Your Bundle

The right packaging increases the value of your bundle and allows for a higher profit margin

Bundle Titles

Create a winning title for your bundle

Pricing Your Bundle

Learn how to decide on a price for your bundle

Your Bundle Listing Page

Set up a great listing page for your bundle!

Getting Ideas for Bundles

Don't know how to get ideas for bundles?  Watch this lecture to find out how

How to List a Bundle

Watch this lecture to learn how to list a bundle in seller central

FAQs about Bundling

Frequently asked questions about creating bundles

Important Lessons

Avoid this Potential Buy Box Issue

How to avoid a potential issue with the buy box

Batteries Required?

Here's what to do if your product has batteries or requires batteries 

Niche and Product Research Done for You

This is 24 pages of pure gold! It will save you a ton of time and hassle by giving you a wide range of niches and products that you can take advantage of on Amazon. It also shows you how we drilled down into the niches in order to uncover hot selling and profitable products to sell

9 Secrets of the Top 1% of Sellers

By knowing the secrets of the top sellers, you can 'prime' yourself for whatever level of success you want to achieve. Discover the 9 secrets that help top sellers turn over millions of dollars in sales every single month 

Get an EIN Number or an EORI Number

Getting an EIN or an EORI number is easy and it's free.  Follow these exact instructions to get your EIN or EORI number.

Avoiding Common Mistakes and Pitfalls

Avoid the common pitfalls that so many new sellers fall in to

Extra Tips For Dealing With Suppliers

Read these extra tips to stay safe when dealing with suppliers

How to Create a Coupon Code Promotion

Learn how to create a coupon code promotion in your seller account

Selling Electronics on Amazon

Do you want to sell in the electronics category? Electronics have some special considerations but profit margins can be high. This guide will keep you on the right track to success when selling in this exciting category

What are Hijackers and How do You Get Rid of Them?


All the FAQs Zip File

All the FAQ's covering every single most frequently asked question in this course - divided into subjects

Some More European Suppliers

For those of you living and selling in Europe, here are some suppliers with low MOQ's!

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