CRITICAL TOOLS FOR AMAZON FBA PRIVATE LABEL SELLERS
Over time I have come across and used tons of different products, services, and resources that have helped me on my journey as a digital entrepreneur.
I wanted to put this list together to help you out on your journey as well. I will constantly be updating this list as I evolve in my business and life.
To be fully transparent some of the links provided are affiliate links which means I do receive a small commission for the referral of business. I personally would only promote and use products and services that are the highest of quality and value.
AMAZON PRODUCT RESEARCH
Jungle Scout – An awesome plug in that allows you to quickly do product research on Amazon like a pro. Jungle Scout has saved me TONS of time when looking for new product ideas. It’s a MUST for anyone who is getting started in selling physical products on Amazon. I highly recommend Jungle Scout!
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Amasuite 4 – This is a great all purpose suite of tools that Amazon sellers need to win. It is much more than just product research and will save you tons of time and frustration in the process of research and more. If you are serious about building your Amazon empire then check it out.
Camel Camel Camel – Track the price and BSR history of an amazon product listing. Totally FREE to use.
Google Trends – Check to see if the product is a season trend or a growing trend. Totally FREE to use.
Viral Launch – This is my launch service of choice. If you want to get ranked on page one fast for your main product keywords then use this service. I use this service when launching new products and also to give a boost to existing products.
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Sellics – Monitor your entire Amazon business from one platform with Sellics. This does everything any Amazon seller would need from tracking sales, reviews, PPC, inventory management and more! I have personally used this tool and it’s easily one of the best on the market right now.
Cash Cow Pro – This tool does it all. Sales reporting, email autoresponders, split testing, and more. Pretty much everything an Amazon seller would need all for a really low monthly price that is easily the best value around. I’ve been using it for a while now and loving it.
AMAZON PRODUCT SOURCING
Alibaba – This is one of the main sites I use for sourcing products to sell on Amazon. It’s a portal to get connected with suppliers and the site is improving all the time.
AliExpress – Another site for scouring products to sell. It’s similar to Alibaba but focuses more on smaller tester orders instead of huge bulk orders.
Global Sources – Similar to Alibaba this portal is a very high quality site to find products to source. It isn’t as well know as Alibaba but certainly should be part of your tool belt when looking for new products.
AMAZON KEYWORD RESEARCH
Google Keyword Planner – I use this tool when I want to get keyword data such as search volume and general keyword ideas for PPC campaigns. It is totally FREE to use.
Merchant Words – Another tool to use to get ideas for keywords for your products and PPC campaigns. The data and search volumes may not always be 100% accurate but it’s still a great tool for your keyword research. It is totally FREE to use.
AMZ Shark – If you want to dive deep and track your keywords in your listings then this is the tool for you. You can also spy on your competition with this tool.
Keyword Tool IO – A great free keyword research tool that can give you a list of keywords fast. Useful to find different keyword lists to Amazon and beyond.
Helium 10 – A full suite of keyword tools designed to help you crush your competition and boost your sales. Spy on your competitors keywords and find hot keywords.
Snap UPC – SAVE 20% OFF your purchase when you use code “PLSHOW” at checkout – You will need a UPC code to activate your product listing on Amazon so you might as well get a great deal on them and save some money.
Cheap UPC Bar codes – You are going to need bar codes to sell your physical products on Amazon. Here is another source to get good quality UPC codes.
AMAZON LISTING OPTIMIZATION
Splitly is an AWESOME tool that now allows us to split test various things on your product listings like pricing and images to measure how they perform over time. If you want to maximize your profits and destroy the competition you need to be split testing your listings. I have been using this so for a while now and I am loving it because Splitly does all the heaving lifting for me.
Marketing Words – This is a great service that I have used to have my Amazon sales page copy written for one of my products. Using their services will increase your conversion rates on your products.
AMAZON EMAIL AND FOLLOW UP
Leadpages – A terrific resource that allows you to create high converting landing pages that allow you to collect e-mails. I have been using this for years and it’s a very high quality product/service.
Aweber – The most popular email opt-in service and e-mail broadcasting service. I use Aweber for all my newsletters and mailing lists. This is a must if you are serious about growing your Amazon business to the next level.
Salesbacker – This service and tool automates your product feedback and reviews. I use this personally and found it amazingly simple to setup and let run. This is another must have for all private labelers. Automation of this process is key and this tool does the trick.
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AMAZON PICTURES AND ART
Fiverr – A great site to use to find freelancers with all sorts of skills.
Upwork – A great hub that connects you with tons of freelancers to do all sorts of work. Use this site to find a great photographer.
99 Designs – A great site to get work done. You can have designers from all over the world bid to do work for you.
Canva – A really cool tool that allows you to create some neat graphics for free.
Upgraded Images – A very high quality image studio that is perfect for Amazon sellers in need of images. They understand what sells on Amazon and can help you create winning product images.
Jump Send – A new deal site that is in full compliance with Amazon’s TOS in regards to reviews. A great way to get your new product some initial sales and reviews so it can start selling organically.
Tomoson – Try this service out with their 30 trial. It’s a site that connects bloggers with people like you who have products that need some exposure and reviews. The bloggers will review your product and you can gain some traction from their audience.
Import Dojo – This course was created and is run by Manuel Becvar who has tons of experience in the importing world. This course will teach you everything you need to know about importing so you have the confidence to deal with suppliers overseas. I personally purchased this training and I can confidently say that Manuel is my go to resource for all things importing.
BLOGGING AND HOSTING
WordPress – The #1 Blogging platform around. I use it for all of my websites. It’s free and easy to get setup and started.
Genesis Theme – This is the current theme of this blog. It’s very easy to use and set up and very easy to customize.
Bluehost – This is the service that I use to host my websites. It is very inexpensive to get started with their hosting.
Go Daddy – This is where I buy my domain names my sites.
Shopify – Take your Amazon business to the next level and start a Shopify store to start selling on your own website. This is the platform I use as it’s simple and can link to you Amazon FBA account.
K Money Mastery – This is the program that started me on my journey as a Kindle Publisher and one of the best courses I have ever purchased. I refer people to this course often if they want to get started making money online through Kindle Publishing. This program has given me the knowledge to create a 6 figure income.
K Book Promotions – A really great suite that is a must for Kindle Publishers. It saves you time and money when promoting your Kindle books.
Kindle Spy – This is a great plug in that allows you to collect data and information quickly when you are in the research phase of the Kindle publishing process. A great time saver for sure…
The 4 Hour Work Week – This is the book that changed my life. If you listen to many online entrepreneurs you will often hear them say the same thing. If you want to build an online business that is automated so you can live life on your own terms then you have to read this book. Your mindset and paradigm will be changed forever once you read this.
The One Thing – This is a terrific short read about maximizing your productivity each and every day. The book gets right to the point and doesn’t include a bunch of filler material which I like. If you want to succeed in business and in Amazon you will need to be laser focused and this book will show you how to do it.
Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook – This is one of the best social media marketing books I have ever read. If you are trying to build a true brand for your business then you need to have a basic understanding of how to use social media to grow your business. This book shows you real life examples of the do’s and dont’s in social media.
Think and Grow Rich – One of the single greatest books ever written in my opinion. This book should be mandatory reading for every student in every school on the planet. If you haven’t yet read this then you need to check this out.