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Scott Needham is the CTO of BuyBoxer, which has the largest catalog of Amazon Prime products in the United States. Over the years, as he has led the technological advancement of Amazon-selling at his company, Scott has accumulated a deep knowledge about selling product online, and now he wants to share his knowledge with you to help you become a better Amazon seller.

Latest Episodes

Knowing Your Customer | The Power of Habit

On this episode of The Best Amazon Seller we talk about The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and how we can relate this to an e-commerce business. The book delves deeply into how our habits can rule our lives for the good or the bad. These habits influence practically all of our choices and understanding this can help our efforts in our online sales. - New Things within Buyboxer- The Power of Habit 2:50- 3 Take Aways from Book 4:05- Applying the Book to E-Commerce 9:35 “We are e-commerce professionals and have to understand shoppers behavior and tendency. In other words…tendencies is another word for habits.” https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

14 MIN2 days ago
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Knowing Your Customer | The Power of Habit

How Much Does Your Refund Percentage Affect Your Business? | Knowing Your Reports

Refunding can depend a lot on your inventory. Depending on your inventory, this can vary a lot, but you really need to know your reports to even know if you are getting your product back. Figuring this out can impact your business, so listen in to this episode to learn more about refund percentages and how to optimize your business. https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

16 MIN1 weeks ago
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How Much Does Your Refund Percentage Affect Your Business? | Knowing Your Reports

Stuff I Wish I Knew | Lessons That You Can Apply Today

In this episode, Scott talks about the things he wishes he knew when he started out in Amazon FBA. No matter how large their business is, even the massive FBA businesses have issues selling on the Amazon marketplace. Amazon isn't a place where you can just set something up, leave it alone, and expect it to sell while you coast. Listen in and learn about some tricks and tips that you can start applying today. https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

18 MIN2 weeks ago
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Stuff I Wish I Knew | Lessons That You Can Apply Today

Financial Products with Alex Sklar from Payability

In this episode of the Smartest Amazon Seller, Scott interviews Alex representing Payability. They talk about when it is appropriate to take out a loan or an advance, how to work in the ecommerce world with advertising, and financial products for ecommerce based companies. They also discuss the difference between a loan and an advance. Alex- When is it worth the risk of taking an advance or loan? 4:28- financial products for ecommerce based companies. 9:20- differences between a loan and an advance 16:43- Payability’s work 23:17- Coupon with Payability 32:37“The shorter that you can create that time of when you made a sale to when you have money in your pocket, the smoothing you can kind of do over the rest of your expenses in your cash flow.”

35 MIN3 weeks ago
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Financial Products with Alex Sklar from Payability

Attending Conferences | A $5000 Conversation

This episode dives into the benefits of attending conferences and how this can help you sell on Amazon. Meeting and interfacing with other sellers can lead huge growth and connections. The episode also dives into the various conferences that Scott has attended including Amazon hosted conferences. Conferences there lead Scott to insights that give sellers an upper hand. Learning From Others 1:37Meeting New Sellers 2:37IRCE 6:12Amazon Hosted Conferences 8:57

13 MINSEP 17
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Attending Conferences | A $5000 Conversation

Why You May Want to Use an Account Manager | Strategic Account Services / Marketplace Growth Program

Today's subject is the Marketplace Growth Program / Strategic Account Services. One of the most useful things you can do to with Strategic Account Services is getting into an account that can benefit you and getting introduced to a particular team, which can be done by talking to an account manager. If you haven't heard of or used this before, this can be an amazing way to work with Amazon in very specialized ways. Account managers have a lot of experience and can maneuver through a lot of the issues that can occur when dealing with Amazon. This can even act as an insurance or a buffer for suspensions and other issues as well. https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

18 MINSEP 10
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Why You May Want to Use an Account Manager | Strategic Account Services / Marketplace Growth Program

Developers | Insights on Software and Automation

Scott's full-time job is developing automation for his company's seller account, so this week he is sharing his insights about this kind of software development. The majority of the ordering processes, profitability analysis, and advertising automation is done by unique software that they have developed. What you want to consider when you hire someone to develop software or start to do it yourself is the API, or the connection point between you and Amazon. This is where you get reports, submit feeds, see your own data, and create FBA shipments. Really understanding the specifics of what is going on will inform a lot of your decisions in the long run. Listen in to this episode to get more information on the tech side of Amazon FBA. https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

25 MINSEP 3
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Developers | Insights on Software and Automation

KEEPA and the History of Amazon Marketplace | Tools for FBA

What is KEEPA and why would you want to use it? Scott discusses the importance of KEEPA, the database that contains the history of products on the Amazon Marketplace. Using this tool, you can see the story of products, its prices, what happens during certain seasons, and much more. 1:23 What is KEEPA5:30 History of reviews and analyzing competitors8:49 Sourcing leads https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

13 MINAUG 27
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KEEPA and the History of Amazon Marketplace | Tools for FBA

Interview with Michael Erickson Facchin | Expert in Amazon Advertising

Today's episode features an interview with Michael Erickson Facchin, an expert in advertising, host of the PPC Den Podcast, and the founder of Ad Badger. He has spent years optimizing Google Ads for 10 years and Amazon Ads for 7 years. In this episode, Scott and Michael discuss digital marketing, confirmation-bias in ads, twin-engine strategy, click-through rates, keyword rankings, and much more. Listen in to get advice on how to optimize your products. Scott's info: https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/Michael's info: https://www.adbadger.com/aboutus/

35 MINAUG 20
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Interview with Michael Erickson Facchin | Expert in Amazon Advertising

Liquidating Inventory | Fulfillment by Amazon

Today's subject is liquidating inventory. When making a decision on what to do with products on Amazon if they aren't selling, no matter what you do, action is better than non-action. You really need to answer one question, and that is 'why is this product not selling'? There are 3 reasons for this - discoverability, click-through, and conversion. If people aren't buying, it really comes down to these issues most of the time. Listen in and learn about add ons, coupons, and other methods of liquidation. 6:50 Three reasons why something isn't selling 9:30 Add ons for investigating the product 15:25 Other methods for liquidating https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/

23 MINAUG 13
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Liquidating Inventory | Fulfillment by Amazon

Latest Episodes

Knowing Your Customer | The Power of Habit

On this episode of The Best Amazon Seller we talk about The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and how we can relate this to an e-commerce business. The book delves deeply into how our habits can rule our lives for the good or the bad. These habits influence practically all of our choices and understanding this can help our efforts in our online sales. - New Things within Buyboxer- The Power of Habit 2:50- 3 Take Aways from Book 4:05- Applying the Book to E-Commerce 9:35 “We are e-commerce professionals and have to understand shoppers behavior and tendency. In other words…tendencies is another word for habits.” https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

14 MIN2 days ago
Comments
Knowing Your Customer | The Power of Habit

How Much Does Your Refund Percentage Affect Your Business? | Knowing Your Reports

Refunding can depend a lot on your inventory. Depending on your inventory, this can vary a lot, but you really need to know your reports to even know if you are getting your product back. Figuring this out can impact your business, so listen in to this episode to learn more about refund percentages and how to optimize your business. https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

16 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
How Much Does Your Refund Percentage Affect Your Business? | Knowing Your Reports

Stuff I Wish I Knew | Lessons That You Can Apply Today

In this episode, Scott talks about the things he wishes he knew when he started out in Amazon FBA. No matter how large their business is, even the massive FBA businesses have issues selling on the Amazon marketplace. Amazon isn't a place where you can just set something up, leave it alone, and expect it to sell while you coast. Listen in and learn about some tricks and tips that you can start applying today. https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

18 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Stuff I Wish I Knew | Lessons That You Can Apply Today

Financial Products with Alex Sklar from Payability

In this episode of the Smartest Amazon Seller, Scott interviews Alex representing Payability. They talk about when it is appropriate to take out a loan or an advance, how to work in the ecommerce world with advertising, and financial products for ecommerce based companies. They also discuss the difference between a loan and an advance. Alex- When is it worth the risk of taking an advance or loan? 4:28- financial products for ecommerce based companies. 9:20- differences between a loan and an advance 16:43- Payability’s work 23:17- Coupon with Payability 32:37“The shorter that you can create that time of when you made a sale to when you have money in your pocket, the smoothing you can kind of do over the rest of your expenses in your cash flow.”

35 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Financial Products with Alex Sklar from Payability

Attending Conferences | A $5000 Conversation

This episode dives into the benefits of attending conferences and how this can help you sell on Amazon. Meeting and interfacing with other sellers can lead huge growth and connections. The episode also dives into the various conferences that Scott has attended including Amazon hosted conferences. Conferences there lead Scott to insights that give sellers an upper hand. Learning From Others 1:37Meeting New Sellers 2:37IRCE 6:12Amazon Hosted Conferences 8:57

13 MINSEP 17
Comments
Attending Conferences | A $5000 Conversation

Why You May Want to Use an Account Manager | Strategic Account Services / Marketplace Growth Program

Today's subject is the Marketplace Growth Program / Strategic Account Services. One of the most useful things you can do to with Strategic Account Services is getting into an account that can benefit you and getting introduced to a particular team, which can be done by talking to an account manager. If you haven't heard of or used this before, this can be an amazing way to work with Amazon in very specialized ways. Account managers have a lot of experience and can maneuver through a lot of the issues that can occur when dealing with Amazon. This can even act as an insurance or a buffer for suspensions and other issues as well. https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

18 MINSEP 10
Comments
Why You May Want to Use an Account Manager | Strategic Account Services / Marketplace Growth Program

Developers | Insights on Software and Automation

Scott's full-time job is developing automation for his company's seller account, so this week he is sharing his insights about this kind of software development. The majority of the ordering processes, profitability analysis, and advertising automation is done by unique software that they have developed. What you want to consider when you hire someone to develop software or start to do it yourself is the API, or the connection point between you and Amazon. This is where you get reports, submit feeds, see your own data, and create FBA shipments. Really understanding the specifics of what is going on will inform a lot of your decisions in the long run. Listen in to this episode to get more information on the tech side of Amazon FBA. https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

25 MINSEP 3
Comments
Developers | Insights on Software and Automation

KEEPA and the History of Amazon Marketplace | Tools for FBA

What is KEEPA and why would you want to use it? Scott discusses the importance of KEEPA, the database that contains the history of products on the Amazon Marketplace. Using this tool, you can see the story of products, its prices, what happens during certain seasons, and much more. 1:23 What is KEEPA5:30 History of reviews and analyzing competitors8:49 Sourcing leads https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/

13 MINAUG 27
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KEEPA and the History of Amazon Marketplace | Tools for FBA

Interview with Michael Erickson Facchin | Expert in Amazon Advertising

Today's episode features an interview with Michael Erickson Facchin, an expert in advertising, host of the PPC Den Podcast, and the founder of Ad Badger. He has spent years optimizing Google Ads for 10 years and Amazon Ads for 7 years. In this episode, Scott and Michael discuss digital marketing, confirmation-bias in ads, twin-engine strategy, click-through rates, keyword rankings, and much more. Listen in to get advice on how to optimize your products. Scott's info: https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/https://www.buyboxer.com/Michael's info: https://www.adbadger.com/aboutus/

35 MINAUG 20
Comments
Interview with Michael Erickson Facchin | Expert in Amazon Advertising

Liquidating Inventory | Fulfillment by Amazon

Today's subject is liquidating inventory. When making a decision on what to do with products on Amazon if they aren't selling, no matter what you do, action is better than non-action. You really need to answer one question, and that is 'why is this product not selling'? There are 3 reasons for this - discoverability, click-through, and conversion. If people aren't buying, it really comes down to these issues most of the time. Listen in and learn about add ons, coupons, and other methods of liquidation. 6:50 Three reasons why something isn't selling 9:30 Add ons for investigating the product 15:25 Other methods for liquidating https://www.instagram.com/smartestseller/

23 MINAUG 13
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Liquidating Inventory | Fulfillment by Amazon