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EXECUTION Starting again and again...will it be different this time?

LinorCG

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oh, and you're already using a prep center so this is just a general observation (and maybe useful for others0 but ABSOLUTELY use a prep center for what it costs, you'd be crazy not to.

Especially just starting out and doing retail or online arbitrage, its much less of a burnout inducing slog if you don't have to do it all yourself.

For gods sakes you just spent 12 hours at 6 different walmarts scanning consumer trash, give yourself a break!
That's right, I'm not that fan of FBM, I'd rather leave the packing to the experts. :)
 

LinorCG

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Update as of 09/04 (Australia Time)

One of my items has sold out organically, which makes me really happy. Did another set of orders and was fortunate to speak with someone in the company (sales rep) that can provide a discount when I meet the minimum order for discounts.

I ordered 10 for the meantime and ordered another possible product that I can bundle. I'll be testing bundling at this time.
 

LinorCG

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Got 2 products setup with PPC yesterday for data gathering.
I'll leave them running for a week and adjust keywords if needed.

So far, the 2 items still does not have any sales.
 

LinorCG

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Orders another 5 of another product that sold out organically (without PPC).

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Gonna study the data tonight and do corrections in either my Title or the bullet points.
 

LinorCG

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Got the initial PPC data below:
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As a test, I added those keywords that has impressions and clicks to the Description and Bullets of my Amazon listing. I'll check how it goes this week. :)
 

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3000 and 2000 impressions means the product has some substance to it , all these are impressions on one item , just different keywords right?

Whats competition like?
 

LinorCG

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3000 and 2000 impressions means the product has some substance to it , all these are impressions on one item , just different keywords right?

Whats competition like?
Yep, that's just for one item. Competition is a bit high so I did bundle, I'm just trying to find out the sweet spot of the price where it's attractive and profitable. :)
 

LinorCG

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Update:

Still no sales for my bundle though there are a lot of impression. I've modified my Title, description and bullet points and incorporated those keywords that is having a high impression. I'm leaving the ad on until Sunday and see what difference it makes.

If I still don't get sales, I might play with the prices to find a sweet spot. :)
 

LinorCG

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So far, getting a few sales with the 5 different items in my inventory.
I'm planning to look for other items as these 5 wasn't that hot as I expected.

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LinorCG

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I'm still waiting for additional 19 items to arrive in my Prep Center. I'm planning to bundle 2 items together to see if there's this would bring more value to the customers.

Breakdown:
1. 11 individual items (2 products)
2. 8 items bundled (2 types of product 1 of each)
 

LinorCG

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Not much updates this week as I'm still waiting for my items to be delivered to my prepcentre. I got free items from my orders so I'm going to bundle them up. :)
 

LinorCG

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Just came back from dealing with some family health matters. It's all good now and I'm ready to push forward again. :)
 

LinorCG

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Going slow again:

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As of now, I've sent 19 products to AMAZON through my FBA. 2 of the products sent are good products from the last batch. I'm trying bundling now. :) Previous bundle didn't work as it's in a competitive niche. I'm just trying to sell it out even in a low price.

I also started listing my products in ebay, learning the ropes and a bit of panicking as one of my listing has been sold today. I'm trying to get hold of my Prep Centre to get it prepared by tomorrow.
 

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