3 Tips for Fresh Food Private Labelling

3 Tips for Fresh Food Private Labelling

The private label industry covers more than just clothes, beauty products, or cleaning supplies. Private labeled products come in all shapes in sizes across a broad spectrum of retail genres. One thing almost all of us have in common is that we’re already accustomed...

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Why You Should Consider Selling on the Walmart Marketplace

Why You Should Consider Selling on the Walmart Marketplace

Once you’re ready to start listing your private labeled products, you obviously want to find the best place to bring in the most sales. And when it comes to selling products of any type, Walmart is a pretty big player in the retail game. Historically, Walmart is the...

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How to Get Started Selling on Walmart Marketplace

How to Get Started Selling on Walmart Marketplace

We all know that Amazon is the big online retailer for anyone looking to sell a product. Conversely, we also know that Walmart is thebig brick-and-mortar retailer where you can find just about anything your heart desires at a reasonable price. However, were you aware...

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Content You Must Create to Grow Your Private Label Brand

Content You Must Create to Grow Your Private Label Brand

There’s more to becoming a successful entrepreneur than just developing a product you think people will want to buy. Of course that’s one of the most important aspects of private labeling, but you may have discovered that customers will always want more. Thanks to...

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4 Apps Amazon Sellers Can Use to Boost Revenue

4 Apps Amazon Sellers Can Use to Boost Revenue

When an entrepreneur decides to move into the industry of selling their very own private labeled products, the obvious choice for a platform to move those products is going to be Amazon. Hands down, every time Amazon is the monster marketplace with the ability to...

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Why Amazon Suppresses Listings and How to Fix it

Why Amazon Suppresses Listings and How to Fix it

You’ve done the research. You’ve put in the hard work. You and your team have finally developed and produced a private labeled product that is sure to have you turning a profit in no-time. All that’s left to do is getting your products listed on one of the largest...

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Get Your Amazon Store Ready for Prime Day!

Get Your Amazon Store Ready for Prime Day!

One of the busiest online shopping days is just around the corner, and, no, it’s not Black Friday. It’s not even Cyber Monday. It’s Amazon’s big summer bonanza sale known as Prime Day! Back for its fourth year, Prime Day offers fulfilled by Amazon sellers the...

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3 Product Sourcing Lessons You’ll Learn on our China Trip

3 Product Sourcing Lessons You’ll Learn on our China Trip

Visiting an international trade show truly is the experience of a lifetime. We just LOVE the energized environment the Canton Fair in Guangzhou and can’t wait for those busy few weeks that involve speaking, teaching and training, and of course, checking out the newest...

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3 Tips to Ship from China After the Canton Fair

3 Tips to Ship from China After the Canton Fair

We’ve just returned from our semi-annual trip to the Canton Fair with this year’s brave group of Private Label University students.  It’s at the Fair that we find the latest crop of gadgets and goodies we can make into our own Private Label products. That’s the fun...

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How to Make the Best of a Bad Product Review

How to Make the Best of a Bad Product Review

You know the saying, “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” This rings true in so many ways, especially when it comes to private labeling. No...

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Sourcing Products from Alibaba Is Losing You Money

Sourcing Products from Alibaba Is Losing You Money

Here’s what you should do instead. A sustainable business is built on healthy profit margins and good professional relationships. Successful private labelers are able to cultivate both of those things. They know how to increase profit margins, maintain healthy...

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4 Tickets Left to Our Private Label Blueprint Workshop in May!

4 Tickets Left to Our Private Label Blueprint Workshop in May!

Here’s Why You Want Them! If you’ve ever wanted to get your foot in the door with Amazon or other online retailers to see about selling your private labeled products, we can get you started. We have workshops and conventions all around the world to help beginners and...

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Adding Impulse Buys to Your Private Label Product Line

Adding Impulse Buys to Your Private Label Product Line

How many times can you say you’ve made it through an entire shopping trip without making one unnecessary purchase?  For most people, that number would be a big fat ZERO. Most people can’t resist the pull of the impulse buy, whether online or in a brick and mortar...

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Improve Amazon Keyword Research with These 3 Tips

Improve Amazon Keyword Research with These 3 Tips

Once you have your private label products ready to sell on Amazon, you want to be found, right? The best way to get found on Amazon is to do diligent Amazon keyword research. These are the search terms your ideal customer will use to locate products just like yours....

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How Influencer Marketing Could Boost Your Private Label Brand

How Influencer Marketing Could Boost Your Private Label Brand

Fifty years ago, we listened to Jack Lalanne tout the powers of juicing for optimum physical fitness on The Jack Lalanne Show.  Thirty years ago, Suzanne Somers claimed her spot in advertising history with the Thighmaster™ infomercial.  Today’s savvy viewer is no...

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More Fee Changes You Will See This Year in FBA

More Fee Changes You Will See This Year in FBA

Fulfillment by Amazon is changing again. Barely a month after enacting fee changes for fulfillment and weight calculation, we are now looking at changes in their storage fees. Amazon tells us that these changes will help streamline inventory management and the...

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Private Label Packaging That Builds Your Brand

First impressions matter. In private labeling, the first impression your customers receive of your product is its packaging. Branding and packaging should be an essential part of your private label marketing strategy. Larger labels use brand recognition to build...

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Turning Your Single Private Label Product into a Product Line

Turning Your Single Private Label Product into a Product Line

You’ve made the big step and private labeled your product. Congratulations! While that’s a great accomplishment, you might still feel you’ve got something more left to give. It’s time for expansion. How do you move forward to turn your product into a business, to turn...

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4 Tips to Develop a Hit Product

4 Tips to Develop a Hit Product

When you search for a product on Amazon, do you ever wonder how it’s determined what is shown first? Do you have to scroll forever because your product is three pages down when someone else’s product is right at the top of the page? How did that product become such a...

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Bringing Our LIVE Training to YOU!

Bringing Our LIVE Training to YOU!

By now, you’ve heard about our Colorado LIVE Event, where we help private labeling entrepreneurs build their business from the ground up. It’s the premier event for anyone serious about learning to sell on Amazon and beyond. If you’re planning to start your own...

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Why Retail Arbitrage is a Bad Idea for Your Online Business

Why Retail Arbitrage is a Bad Idea for Your Online Business

Want to start selling on Amazon? Many people start with retail arbitrage (RA), which to a beginner might sound like a good way to produce reasonable income. Take it from us: it’s not. When you look at the time invested and the headache of managing a very unorganized...

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3 Tips to Build Your Private Label Brand

3 Tips to Build Your Private Label Brand

Do you want to sell a product, or do you want to build a brand? If you want to sell a product, that’s great, and we’d love to help, but this post might not be for you. If you want to build a brand that can earn you money for years to come, keep reading. To build a...

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5 Ways to Market Your Product Outside Amazon

5 Ways to Market Your Product Outside Amazon

First, let’s lay some groundwork. Once you’ve optimized your product listing, we recommend running PPC ad campaigns on Amazon. Those ads will drive traffic to your listing, and—if you’ve optimized your listing and are selling the right product—convert to sales. But...

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How to Overcome Perfect Product Syndrome®

How to Overcome Perfect Product Syndrome®

We hate to burst your bubble, but there’s no such thing as a “perfect” product. And if you’re trying to find it, you’re holding your business back. If you’ve fallen ill with Perfect Product Syndrome® (PPS), here are 7 steps to reclaim your business. 1.   Find...

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3 Ways to Take Better Product Photos

3 Ways to Take Better Product Photos

Your potential customers judge your product before they read a word about it. And their first impression determines whether or not they’ll even open your listing. The fact is: No matter how great your product is, if your product images don’t appropriately showcase it,...

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FBA Fee Changes You Need to Know for 2018

FBA Fee Changes You Need to Know for 2018

Welcome to the new year, where changes abound. Among those changes, of course, are all kinds of financial changes, thanks to the new tax laws. While new laws such as that don’t necessarily impact your company directly, there’s that good old “trickle-down effect” which...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Selling on Amazon FBA

A Beginner’s Guide to Selling on Amazon FBA

The biggest shopping season of the year is wrapping up on the biggest shopping marketplace in the world. Where is that? Amazon, of course! Since you can find just about anything there, this is the place most people do their online shopping. Including YOUR potential...

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3 Holiday Selling Musts if You Don’t Use FBA

3 Holiday Selling Musts if You Don’t Use FBA

Q4 is the busiest time of year, and it can also be the most lucrative...if you play your cards right.  If you have good Private Label products, and your listings are optimized, your Amazon store has amazing profit potential during the holiday season.  (If you’re a new...

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New to Selling On Amazon? Let’s Get You Ready for 2018

New to Selling On Amazon? Let’s Get You Ready for 2018

Welcome to Amazon’s busiest time of the year, a.k.a., a great time to get on the scene with your new product. If you haven’t started selling a private label product, what better time than the holiday season to get one out there. People are looking… are you selling?...

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3 Tips for Finding an Importer You Can Trust

3 Tips for Finding an Importer You Can Trust

You’ve heard it from us before, but we cannot stress this enough.  When you’re importing your Private Label products: Assume nothing – all the time! Take nothing for granted – all the time! Be skeptical – all the time! (If you’re new here, welcome!  You can check our...

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Create Winning Social Campaigns in Time for the Holidays

Create Winning Social Campaigns in Time for the Holidays

There’s No Place Like Social for the Holidays The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will spend up to $682 billion this holiday season, up 3.6% - 4% from last year.  With almost 60% of that spending happening through eCommerce, someone’s going to make that...

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How Our Colorado Live Event Gets You Ready to Sell on Amazon

How Our Colorado Live Event Gets You Ready to Sell on Amazon

Who doesn’t want to make more money? Selling your own private label products could bring you the extra income you’re looking for. If you want to learn how to find products that you can private label with your brand and sell on Amazon, you should definitely consider...

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AMAZON.COM.AU Is Coming.  Are You Ready?

AMAZON.COM.AU Is Coming. Are You Ready?

How To Win the Race to Australia’s Hottest Retail Address Australia is about to welcome the most powerful retail address in the world … amazon.com.au. Beginning in 2018, Amazon will deliver everything from drones to diapers to 24 million Australians from its...

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Get Your Amazon Store Ready for the Holidays

Get Your Amazon Store Ready for the Holidays

The 2017 holiday season is swiftly approaching.  This is a wonderful time of year to really shift your Private Label Amazon store into high gear.  Whether sales are good or in need of improvement, it will benefit you immensely to get your store ready. Holiday Calendar...

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Colorado LIVE Event Wrap-Up

Colorado LIVE Event Wrap-Up

Well, that’s another fantastic event done and dusted. We had such an amazing time with everyone who joined us last week at our Private Label Business Blueprint workshop The Import Success Colorado Live, and we can’t stop talking about it! We wanted to share with you...

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How to Deal with Negative Ecommerce Reviews

How to Deal with Negative Ecommerce Reviews

No matter how great your product or service is, there will come a time when someone leaves a negative review. Don’t panic! Negative reviews aren’t the end of the world. In fact, they can even be good for your business...if you handle them correctly. In the world of...

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3 Amazon Review Policies You Need to Know

3 Amazon Review Policies You Need to Know

You’ve found the perfect product to sell on Amazon, and you’re excited to open your store. A critical part of your new business will be buyer reviews. Reviews are your bread and butter in Amazon sales: Without them, your product has little chance to move. Here’s the...

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HOT OFF THE PRESS: Private Label Secrets, Our New Book!

HOT OFF THE PRESS: Private Label Secrets, Our New Book!

Karen and Neil Gwartzmen have… created the Private Label University personally coached and mentored thousands of entrepreneurs around the globe helped thousands of private labelers build the business of their dreams owned dozens of their own personal,...

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3 Copywriting Secrets for Your Amazon Listing

3 Copywriting Secrets for Your Amazon Listing

We’ve released a number of blog posts and webinars in 2017 about the importance of optimizing your Amazon listing. We’ve passed along our tips for how to create a title, pictures, bullet points, product description, and more. We’ve talked about SEO...

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3 Reasons You Should NOT Go To The Canton Fair in October

3 Reasons You Should NOT Go To The Canton Fair in October

Whether you’ve been a part of our community for a week, a month or a year, chances are you’ve heard us talk about the Canton Fair. We LOVE attending this huge trade show in China. We truly believe that a quick 7 day trip to Guangzhou, China has the power...

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Amazon Sellers and the Future of Fashion

Amazon Sellers and the Future of Fashion

Late last year, Business Insider wrote about Amazon becoming a major threat to United States retailers. However, for some reason, no one in the industry was talking about it. At the time, department stores such as the GAP, Macy’s, J. Crew and Nordstrom were talking...

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Starting Your Own Amazon Product Photography

Starting Your Own Amazon Product Photography

Hey there! It’s Virtuous Graphics, and I would like to introduce you to the concept of product photography for Amazon products. In this article, I’ll talk about camera, lighting, and equipment setups, including digital SLRs and point and shoot cameras. I’m excited to...

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More on PPC Advertising: Amazon’s Bid+ Tool

More on PPC Advertising: Amazon’s Bid+ Tool

Before we dive into what Bid+ is an how to use it on your pay per click (PPC) campaigns, we’d like to offer a little advice. If you haven’t already mastered the concepts behind bidding on Amazon and how they work together to decide both the CPC cost and who wins in...

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Amazon PPC Ad Campaigns

5 Ways to Maximize Your Amazon PPC Ad Campaigns

In a previous blog, we outlined the basics of promoting your product on Amazon through PPC campaigns. We know that many of you have been running PPC test campaigns, so we wanted to take a moment today and take the PPC conversation to the next level. If you want to...

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3 Sourcing Lessons: Live From China!

3 Sourcing Lessons: Live From China!

As many of you know, we’re in China for a few weeks at the Global Sources Fair in Hong Kong and the Canton Fair in Guangzhou. We’re enjoying these busy few weeks that involve speaking, teaching and training, and of course, checking out the newest, hottest products at...

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5 Tips for Maximizing the Value of Your Amazon Business

5 Tips for Maximizing the Value of Your Amazon Business

Once you’ve determined the value of your company, which we discussed in our recent post Do You Know the Value of your eCommerce Business?, it’s time to put on your strategic-thinking hat. You want your business to be worth more right? Whether you are looking to sell...

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Do You Know the Value of your eCommerce Business?

Do You Know the Value of your eCommerce Business?

We spent a lot of time mentoring and coaching Amazon sellers into success, and we’ve been realizing lately how few sellers view their business as an asset. Even if you don't plan on selling your business, it's still useful to know the value of your business in case...

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5 Tips for Private Labeling Products for Retailers

5 Tips for Private Labeling Products for Retailers

We meet a lot of sellers who are new to the physical product industry that only have their sights set on Amazon. If you’ve never thought about life beyond an online marketplace like Amazon or Ebay, this post us for you! It’s time to start dreaming about the bigger...

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4 Ways to Increase Multi-Channel Sales

4 Ways to Increase Multi-Channel Sales

As you expand your business, adding multiple sales channels to increase brand awareness is a very logical and strategic step forward. Today, customers are driven by convenience. The more you are represented online, the more likely your customers are to find you....

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Seamless Integration: Multi-Channel Selling through Amazon FBA

Seamless Integration: Multi-Channel Selling through Amazon FBA

Let’s say you use Shopify, Ebay, Amazon and a point-of-sale application (like Square) to sell your products. You’ve probably experienced the organizational headaches that come with managing inventory for multiple sales channels, right? Today, we want to let you in on...

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Amazon and Walmart: at it again?

Amazon and Walmart: at it again?

Last week, Walmart took another gargantuan step towards challenging Amazon’s ever-growing grip on the e-commerce world. In an attempt to create a better deal for customers, Walmart discontinued Shipping Pass, which gave free three-day shipping for an annual fee of...

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A Tool that Every Amazon Seller Should Have: CashCowPro

A Tool that Every Amazon Seller Should Have: CashCowPro

There is a big, wide world of apps, websites, and services that can help you run your business more smoothly. If you ever feel overwhelmed by your options, rest easy! You’re not alone, which is why we’re starting new blog series on which Amazon tools are really worth...

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New to the Industry? Here’s Our #1 Strategy for Success

New to the Industry? Here’s Our #1 Strategy for Success

There’s no doubt that selling physical products is an exciting, thriving industry to be a part of right now. In the last five years alone, online marketplaces have completely redefined how billions of people shop for their everyday needs. For anyone with an...

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Product Patents: When, Where, and How Much

Product Patents: When, Where, and How Much

We’ve received a few questions lately from product entrepreneurs about getting a patent for their big idea. Today, we want to outline the process for you. Why a patent is worth it. This is your special, unique idea. You’ve put an incredible amount of time, effort, and...

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4 Common Mistakes New Sellers Make and How to Fix Them

4 Common Mistakes New Sellers Make and How to Fix Them

We’ve been in the private labeling business for over 35 years, and have had the privilege to walk alongside thousands of sellers just like you during that time. Along the way, whether it’s through individual coaching sessions, free webinars, a life-changing 7 days at...

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Our Secret to Finding New Products

Our Secret to Finding New Products

Have you ever thought about making a killer income selling products online? The physical product industry is booming and the time is ripe to launch your business, but often times people don’t know where to find the right product. Today we want to let you in on our...

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I’m a New Seller! How Do I Promote My Product on Amazon?

I’m a New Seller! How Do I Promote My Product on Amazon?

When you pay for advertising on Facebook or Google, your prospective customers are re-routed to your website or another URL to make the sale. Typically, your ad focuses on convincing the reader of the big WHY (why they need your product in the first place)....

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How Do I Find a Product to Private Label?

How Do I Find a Product to Private Label?

On a weekly basis, this is the number one question we get asked. Before you get your hopes up, you should know… there’s no definitive “right” way to source products. But with over 35 years of experience private labeling products, we can definitely give you a few tips!...

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What Exactly Is The Canton Fair?

What Exactly Is The Canton Fair?

The Quickest Way to Find the Newest Products for the Lowest Prices and Make a Killer Income Selling on Amazon: Part 2 Many of our students and clients have been asking us lately about the most effective way to get their online selling business off the ground. People...

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I’m a New Seller! Where Should I Start?

I’m a New Seller! Where Should I Start?

We’ve had a lot of new students join the Private Label University community in the last few weeks, and if you’re one of them, we’re SO thrilled you’re here. Many of you are asking great questions in our Facebook Group— like how to start looking for viable products to...

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Big Change for Amazon FBA Sellers on February 15, 2017

Big Change for Amazon FBA Sellers on February 15, 2017

On August 15 and February 15 of each year, Amazon charges long-term storage fees for items stored at FBA fulfillment centers. If items have been at the warehouse for longer than 6 months as of the fee date, those items are charged $11.25 per cubic foot; items at the...

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