An Interview with Eric Karich: Reporting Copyright, Patent and Trademark Infringements on Amazon

Who are SellerGard?          SellerGard is an offshoot of Karich & Associates, a boutique patent firm based in California, US. The program is designed to help protect Amazon sellers with trademarks and patents. Karich & Associates have over 20 years’ experience assisting with design patents, utility patents, trademarks, and research. They have prepared patents for a wide range of inventions and have extensive experience developing international protection strategies.  1. Why do trademarks matter to Amazon sellers? Having a registered trademark is especially important to Amazon sellers because a registration allows sellers to obtain Amazon Brand Registry (ABR), which gives access to Enhanced Brand...

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20 Amazon Advertising Tips for 2020

Amazon’s selling platform is a growing entity - it is rarely the same thing from one week to the next. Already in 2020, for example, we’ve seen the introduction of new ‘Campaign’ advertising reports, and heard rumours that Amazon will start collecting VAT in more European countries. With all of these changes, it’s hard to keep track of best practices and the most effective techniques for your products. But complacency on your side will cause your Amazon Advertising campaigns to suffer. If you’ve noticed your ACoS increasing, impressions decreasing or your sales fluctuating, it’s probably time to give your ads a...

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Amafest October 2019: Speaker Slides

Our second Amazon conference of the year, Amafest, took place yesterday and we had another great turnout! We covered a whole host of topics, from Amazon Ads and image optimisation hacks to Vendor Central secrets. It was great to see you all and we'd love to see you again. The date of our next conference is set for 13th March 2020. We'll let you know when tickets are available.If you missed out yesterday, or simply want to revise your learnings this blog post is for you. Below you can find the full deck of speaker slides from yesterday's event (you're welcome)....

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Amazon A-Z: The Ultimate Guide to Amazon Terminology

It’s fair to say that Amazon is unlike any other online selling platform - it is the cow amongst a herd of sheep. If you’re currently selling on Amazon, or it’s something you’ve looked into in the past you’ll know that Amazon love jargon. It’s all ‘ACoS this… Lightning Deal that…’ and, quite frankly, it’s enough to give you a headache. If you’re fed up of Amazon’s technical language and need some quick answers, this is the guide for you. We’ve put together a glossary of terminology featuring 40 of the most common Amazon terms and what they mean. I’ve tried...

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Amafest October 2019: A Chat With Our Speakers

For the last 5 years we've been running annual conferences in partnership Prabhat Shah from Online Seller UK. This years conference back in May surpassed all of our expectations and the response we received was wonderful. In light of this we decided to bring Amafest back sooner than expected...

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The 3 Biggest Obstacles Faced by Amazon Sellers in 2019

For many years eBay was the only option for people wanting to sell products online. In 2000, however, Amazon came along and the online selling landscape was changed instantaneously. Although at first Amazon was reserved for people selling books, CDs and DVDs, it has since expanded to become one of the worlds biggest retailers. With years of experience on their side you’d expect the platform to be smooth-sailing. But in reality this is quite far from the truth, with many sellers maintaining that there is a ‘dark side’ to Amazon.In light of this, and with some help from Prabhat...

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AmafestUK 2019: A Chat with Our Sponsors

Our upcoming Amazon conference, AmafestUK, is less than a month away! We've had a great response so far and tickets are selling rapidly. In light of this we thought we'd sit down with our event sponsors and chat about what people can expect from the conference. Up first we've got Greg Reynolds, founder of Zon Support.Join us on the 23rd May 2019 at UKFast for a full day of expert Amazon insights. To claim your ticket, click here.Andrew Norman - ShipStation1.What are you most excited for about Amafest?ShipStation has deep experience working with merchants selling across multiple marketplaces and...

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Everything You Need to Know about Selling via Amazon FBA

Whether you’re looking to earn some side income or selling online is your full time occupation, the impact of Amazon is hard to ignore. Put simply, Fulfillment by Amazon means that when you receive an order, Amazon handles the handling and shipping process for you. Sounds easy, right? As the largest retailer in the world it’s easy to understand why so many online sellers are growing as a result of letting Amazon worry about their logistics.While FBA seems enticing, there are a number of things you should consider to make sure it is a good fit for your business.How...

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