Updates and Additions To The Course

Updates and Additions To The Course

This course is constantly being updated and added to as an ongoing value commitment to my students.


September 2017:

September 1, 2017 - Added an update on Sales Tax Amnesty in some US states.

September 15, 2017 - Added a new lesson in Module W1 for International Sellers who want to set up an LLC in the US

September 19, 2017 - Updated the "Creating Your Amazon Seller Account" video lesson in module W4 because of recent form changes by Amazon

September 23, 2017 - Added an article on spying on your competition to the resource section of module W6

September 24, 2017 - Added information about a scam that targets newly formed LLCs

September 25, 2017 - Added additional material about long-term storage fees in the resources for module W4

September 25, 2017 - Added links for using OneNote or EverNote as your potential product notebook in resources of module W5

September 26, 2017 - Added a list of BSR by category to the resources of module W5

September 27, 2017 - Added a new lesson in module W6 about new Amazon's Top Sellers list service

September 28, 2017 - Added a new lesson to help International Sellers in Amazon non-approved countries

September 28, 2017 - Added a lesson on Amazon's new keyword limits in module W12

September 29, 2017 - Added a recommended tools list for the course


October 2017:

October 1, 2017 - Discontinued the monthly subscription plan to the course. Added a two month payment plan where the cost of the course is split into two payments - this replaces the monthly subscription plan. All current monthly subscriptions will be honored.

October 2, 2017 - Changed from the weekly release format so that modules up to W13 are available immediately upon student enrollment - the balance of the modules will be available immediately by the end of October or sooner.

October 4, 2017 - Released the first two months modules for immediate access to all students

October 5, 2017 - Added Packaging and Insert Design Guide to module W10 resources

October 8, 2017 - Separated the Amazon Promotions lesson in module W14 into three separate lessons and added more detail and explanation to each

October 10, 2017 - Updated the Shipping Plan lesson to reflect recent format changes made by Amazon in Seller Central

October 11, 2017 - Updated information about Amazon Liquidation orders due to Amazon policy changes in module W15 lecture 5 of the course

October 12, 2017 - Added 10,000 foot view of selling on Amazon as a free preview of the course

October 13, 2017 - Updated module W15 lecture 5 to reflect recent Amazon policy change

October 15, 2017 - All modules of the course are now available immediately, so that students can self-paced through the course!

October 16, 2017 - Added new lecture on Key metrics: module W18, lecture 5

October 17, 2017 - Added new lecture on Q4 readiness: module W19, lecture 5

October 17, 2017 - Added new lecture on Tax Implications for Canadian Citizens: module W1, lecture 9

October 18, 2017 - Added new lecture on finding Trending Products: module W5, lecture 6

October 18, 2017 - Updated module W5 resources - added resources

October 24, 2017 - Added note to module W4 concerning Amazon Seller account fees

October 25, 2017 - Added new lecture "Product Research 2018" in module W7, lecture 7

October 26, 2017 - Added free video "How To Start Selling On Amazon For Beginners"

October 27, 2017 - Added Amazon Q4 Fee video in module W4, lecture 6.

October 28, 2017 - Added Supplement: Sea Shipping Estimates in module W11.

October 28, 2017 - Added Supplement: All About Barcodes to module W10

October 31, 2017 - Added Supplement: Suggested Alibaba Search Filters to module W6.


November 2017:

November 1, 2017 - Added highly recommended Webmerge tool to Recommended Tools module

November 1, 2017 - Added new lecture "Mistakes To Avoid When Importing" in module W11, lecture 6.

November 2, 2017 - Added new video "Mistakes To Avoid When Importing" in module W11, lecture 6.

November 3, 2017 - Added new video module W12, lecture 7

November 6, 2017 - Added new lesson in module W17, lecture 5: Selling Your Amazon Products on Shopify

November 7, 2017 - Added a new lesson in module W12, lecture 8: Six Hacks When Listing On Amazon

November 13, 2017 - Updated notes on module W12, lesson 2

November 14, 2017 - Added new supplement to module W4

November 15, 2017 - Added video for module W4, Lecture 3

November 23, 2017 - Added two new suggested tools.


December 2017:

December 6, 2017 - Added new lesson in module W4, Lecture 7 - Prohibited Seller Activities!

December 8, 2017 - Added new lesson in module W6, Lecture 7 - Unconventional Product Research 2018

December 10, 2017 - Added new lesson in module W12, Lecture 9 - Amazon's Product Detail Page Policies

December 12, 2017 - Minor changes to module W5, lecture 1

December 13, 2017 - Added video lecture to module W5, lecture 1


January 2018:

January 4, 2018 - Updated course version to 2018! Happy Profitable New Year!

January 9, 2018 - Added new video to module W6, lecture 1 - Alibaba Product Research

January 10, 2018 - Updated resources in module W2, Product Liability Insurance Providers

January 10, 2018 - Misc. updates to course announcements

January 10, 2018 - Updated Sales Video for 2018

January 10, 2018 - Updated Introduction Video for 2018

January 10, 2018 - Added video to module W5, lesson 2

January 10, 2018 - Added video to module W5, lesson 3

January 10, 2018 - Added video to module W5, lesson 4

January 21, 2018 - Added Supplement: Amazon Advertising - Display Ad Campaigns to module W14

January 22, 2018 - Added Supplement: Sending Your Product To An Amazon Fulfillment Center to module W11

January 23, 2018 - Added Supplement: Best Seller Rank Notes in module W5

January 24, 2018 - Added Supplement: The Two Most Important Items In A Product Listing in module W12

January 25, 2018 - Added new section - Amazon Changes and News

January 25, 2018 - Added note in module W7, lecture 2 - How Accurate Is Jungle Scout?

January 25, 2018 - Added Supplement: EIN For Non-US Citizens to module W2

January 28, 2018 - Added Supplement: Amazon Accepted Countries to module W1

January 29, 2018 - Added Supplement: Decoding Amazon Acronyms for the New Seller in module W4

January 29, 2018 - Added Supplement: Amazon Currency Converter for Disbursement (ACCD) in module W1

January 31, 2018 - Added some additional note to Module W4, Lecture 2: Creating Your Amazon Seller Account to clarify the professional seller account for the individual seller account.


February 2018:

February 1, 2018 - Added Supplement: State Income Tax Information to module W2.

February 2, 2018 - Added a resource section to module W1.

February 2, 2018 - Added a single member LLC operating agreement to resources section of module W1.

February 14, 2018 - Added module "Intermission For Motivation" with lesson "Bootstrapping for Success - A Case Study". This appears after module W4 in the course curriculum.

February 15, 2018 - Moved Decoding Amazon Acronyms to introduction of the course module

February 20, 2018 - Added many new resource links to the various modules on product sourcing.

February 21, 2018 - Added Supplement: More About UPC and FNSKUs to module W10.


March 2018:

March 6, 2018 - Added lesson 7 to module W11 - Using Amazon's Inventory Placement Service

March 10, 2018 - Added recommended books to the course

March 12, 2018 - Added lesson 6 to module W10 - Amazon's Poly Bagged Item Policy

March 13, 2018 - Added video to lesson 6 to module W10 - Amazon's Poly Bagged Item Policy

March 14, 2018 - Now adding links to new content in the updates list.

March 14, 2018 - Added Supplement: New - Amazon's FBA Export Service to module W13

March 15, 2018 - Added Introduction to Amazon Sponsored Ads for FBA Products to module W14

March 16, 2018 - Added Supplement: Providing Amazon FBA Box Content Information to module W10

March 20, 2018 - Added Lecture 7: Amazon's Small Item Packaging Requirements to module W10

March 25, 2018 - Added Addendum:Funding Your Business to end of course

March 26, 2018 - Added video: ROBS: Rollover For Business Startups in Addendum of course

March 27, 2018 - Added Hot Product Pick information to the Introduction section of the course

March 28. 2018 - Added Addendum: Notes on UPC codes to module W10

March 29, 2018 - Added New Tool - Product Quality and Opportunity Calculator in module W5


April 2018:

April 3, 2018 - Added video to module W10 Lecture 5: Creating Your Initial Product Listing

April 4, 2018: Added video to module W7 Lecture 8: How I Pick "Home Run" Products To Differentiate

April 5, 2018: Cease and Desist Template is now downloadable in resources of module W15

April 5, 2018: Corrected typo in module W5, Lecture 5: Good Old Common Sense PDF

April 5, 2018: Corrected typo in module W6, Lecture 1: Alibaba Product Research PDF

April 5, 2018: Corrected typos in module W7, Lecture 5: Deviation from Criteria PDF

April 6, 2018: Added Useful Bookmarks and Links to the course that consolidates all resource links

April 6, 2018: Added information about Amazon Fulfillment Center Tours

April 10, 2018: Added video in module W13 Lecture 8: Amazon's Early Reviewer Program

April 24, 2018: Added video in module W12 Lecture 10: The Amazon Brand Registry

April 25, 2018: Updated video URLs in resources of module W14


May 2018:

May 9, 2018: Added Lecture 7: Amazon's Baby Products Packaging Requirements to module W15

May 15, 2018: Added Lecture 6: Amazon's Dangerous Goods Program to module W15

May 22, 2018: Added Brand Website Setup Service to module W1


June 2018:

June 6, 2018: Added Lecture 8: Amazon's Boxed Units Policy in module W15

June 7, 2018: Updated terms of the hot product picks, see: "If You Have Enrolled In A Plan With A Hot Product Pick...IMPORTANT READ!"

June 12, 2018: Added a new section to the course: "Important Amazon Product Policies"

June 13, 2018: Added a new video to the Important Amazon Product Policies section of the course called - Amazon's Small Product Packaging Policy


August 2018:

August 29, 2018: Added a new section with new lesson: Making Sense of PPC: Search Terms, Keywords, Auto and Manual PPC


September 2018:

September 6, 2018: Added new lesson: Making Sense of PPC: Long Tail Keywords and how to use them

September 10, 2018: Added Seller Labs Feedback Genius to list of highly recommended tools for the course

September 11, 2018: Added new supplement to module W20: Amazon - Going Global?

September 12, 2018: Added new supplement to module W14:Amazon's Inventory Performance Dashboard

September 12, 2018: Added new supplement to module W14: Amazon's Inventory Performance Index Metric

September 13, 2018: Added new supplement to module W11: Amazon's Supply Chain Connect Program

September 14, 2018: Added new module to the course: Subject Focus: Amazon Sponsored Ads (PPC)

September 17, 2018: Added new resource to Subject Focus - Introduction To Sponsored Products

September 18, 2018: Added new resource to Subject Focus - Create Your First Sponsored Products Campaign

September 25, 2018: Added New Service Available - Amazon Product Listing Optimization


October 2018:

October 4, 2018: Added Resource in module W13: Product Review Email Template


November 2018:

November 14, 2018: Started updates and revisions for Q1 2019 content,


December 2018:

December 18, 2018: More updates and revisions for Q1 2019 content.


January 2019:

January 10, 2019: More updates and revisions for Q1 2019 content.


February 2019:

February 21, 2019: Updated/Fixed links in resource videos

February 25, 2019: Fixed some additional video links and resources


March 2019:

March 18, 2019: Added Lecture 9: One winning method I use for getting product reviews in module W13

March 22, 2019: Updated module W2 resources - insurance carriers for 2019


April 2019:

April 15, 2019: Misc. updates for Amazon Q1 - Q2 2019


May 2019:

May 6, 2019: Updated various resources and modules for 2019 data/news

May 23, 2019: Added video to module W9 Lecture 6: Avoid Risk Paying Your Chinese Supplier


June 2019:

June 1, 2019: Added link to additional FBA software in Resource Bookmarks section

June 2, 2019 Updated "Free Guide: The 10,000 Foot View Of Selling On Amazon!"

June 3, 2019: Added Amazon Seller Support Phone Number to Resource Bookmarks section

June 6, 2019: Added supplement to module W13: How To Build An Email List

June 14, 2019: Updated Recommended Tools


July 2019:

July 17, 2019: Additional and updates to Recommended Tools

July 23, 2019: Added new resources to reflect Amazon rule changes


August 2019:

August 7, 2019: Made changes to reflect new UASC Support forum

August 19, 2019: Added new lesson in module W4: Amazon Seller Identity Verification

August 30, 2019: Added supplement in Amazon Updates and News: New Amazon Packaging Fees 2019


September 2019:

September 15, 2019: Misc minor cleanup and updates to course material.


October 2019:

October 10, 2019: Added PDF of common Amazon FBA Terms

October 12, 2019: Added resource for how to check for patents using Google

October 16, 2019: Added resource how to search for Trademarks


November 2019:

November 15, 2019: Misc. corrections and updates to Amazon policies and regulations as of Q4 2019.


December 2019:

December 9, 2019: Rearranged lesson flow to make explanations clearer.

December 9, 2019: Made corrections and updates to latest Amazon requirements for packaging.


January 2020:

January 5, 2020: Updated misc Amazon rules and regulations for Q1 2020.

January 15, 2020: Added Key Amazon FBA Dates in 2020