Welcome to Q4! Yes, it’s the final Quarter of the year, the Big One, when retail sales explode. All the big buying holidays fall in this three months, and as Amazon sellers we know how intense this period can be. Lots of action, lots of inventory planning, lots of sales.
In short, let the fun begin!
Today, if you’re reading this when you get it on Thursday, is the much-anticipated webinar by the Facebook Ninja himself. That goes down at 3 pm EST, so if you haven’t registered yet there’s still time. Click Here, or check out the Learn Know Do section for more.
Watch a short video on how to get the most from the Finder tool under Tips & Tricks, and catch some of the latest buzz about Amazon’s move into advertising under The World Of Amazon.
Here’s to a great kick-off to your Fourth Quarter adventure.
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MBS IN THE NEWS
This week we made the news for updates to our KPI graphs, available on the Dashboard …
Amazon sellers are buzzing about a new metric called Customer Experience (CX) found in a dashboard called “Voice of the Customer.” It’s an interesting label, as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is reportedly so customer-focused that he leaves an empty chair at some meetings to represent the customer, “the most important person in the room.”
But will the new metric get sellers to be as obsessed with customer satisfaction …
LEARN. KNOW. DO.
Today’s the day.
This afternoon at 3 PM EST Manuel Suarez, the Facebook Ninja, goes live with his online training event:
Riding The Facebook Ads Wave
We’ve been talking about it for a few weeks, it’s free, and today is the day.
Space is limited. Take advantage of this incredible opportunity today …
TIPS & TRICKS
Our new Finder tool is hot. It’s in your ManageByStats, it’s free, and you can start using it now to research your next great product.
Our friends and partners at Amazing.com have done a short video, showing you how to use it to find products according to their expert recommended criteria. Listen as they show you how to use those criteria to find your next goldmine …
Finder is free in your ManageByStats. Click the Finder menu item to get started:
THE WORLD OF AMAZON
Whether you realize it or not, you’re seeing more ads on Amazon lately. The online retailer’s new ad strategy involves filling search result pages with ads. It seems to be an effective technique.
This issue we have a smorgasbord of articles covering the retail giant’s move into this hallowed space.
Currently, Amazon’s ad revenue forms a very small percentage of its profits, but the segment is growing fast. In its second quarter earnings statement in July, Amazon shared that ad sales were up 129 percent over last year, worth a total of $2.2 billion …
Meanwhile, they’re on pace to become the 3rd-largest digital ad platform by the end of 2018. Clearly advertising is the latest frontier for Amazon, and they’re making big moves into that territory …
Hardly anyone thinks of Amazon as an ad business — but that could be changing. Amazon ads make up a growing share of the online ad industry, and Amazon is doubling down in grabbing market share from Facebook and Alphabet …
ManageByStats has an Advertising tool that helps you manage your Amazon Sponsored Ads, including settings Target ACoS, auto-adjusting bids and more.
Check out the free 14-day trial and see what the MBS Advertising tool can do for you.
MBS OUT AND ABOUT
Find us live and in person this October at the Retail Global event. Retail Global takes place October 9th thru the 11th, in Las Vegas.
Click the banner for the tickets page, then, on the ticket page, click the Enter Promotional Code link and use:
to get $100 off your ticket. That’s our MBS code.
If you can make it we’d love to see you.
Secrets To Inner Peace
If you can start the day without caffeine,
If you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains,
If you can resist complaining and boring people with your troubles,
If you can eat the same food every day and be grateful for it,
If you can understand when your loved ones are too busy to give you any time,
If you can take criticism and blame without resentment,
If you can conquer tension without medical help,
If you can relax without alcohol,
If you can sleep without the aid of drugs,
Then you’re probably …
The Family Dog!
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor.”
– Charles Dickens
All the best,
Your ManageByStats Team
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