It’s the start of a new month and a whole new year, so Dave and I bring you some of the latest from the marketplace we all know and ‘love’.

The title is a good indicator of what we’re covering in today’s show. But there are some, like Amazon Product Targeting, that we introduced in the previous updates. You can listen to them by clicking on the links below.

E185: Amazon News, Updated Review Policy, Minimum Wage Hike, Increase in Storage Fees, etc.

E201: Amazon Update – Black Friday, Review Throttling, PPC

Here’s a summary of the updates we covered.

  • Amazon Fee Updates – the biggest (and best) change is the removal of long-term storage fees for anything under a year; storage fee for hazmat increased significantly. Read all about the new FBA fees in 2019 on this in-depth blog post.
  • Amazon will be collecting sales tax for third-party sellers in two more states – Iowa and Alabama
  • Results of product targeting campaigns
  • PPC ads portfolio
  • A win for EcomCrew’s fight against nasty tactics on Amazon – Dave was quoted in a relevant article on The Verge
  • Amazon photography service – accessible by going to ‘Manage Inventory’ in Seller Central and selecting an individual image in the image column

Registration to EcomCrew Premium is closed indefinitely. But, you can still learn from us through our suite of free courses. You’ll find a total of 20 videos covering ecommerce topics like Importing from China and Building a 7-Figure Business.

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If you have any questions or comments, feel free to leave them below. Happy selling!

Michael started his first business when he was 18 and is a serial entrepreneur. He got his start in the online world way back in 2004 as an affiliate marketer. From there he grew as an SEO expert and has transitioned into ecommerce, running several sites that bring in a total of 7-figures of revenue each year.