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Over the last few weeks we’ve rolled out a new set of listing optimization tools, a new interface and a few feature enhancements. As you might imagine our development team is hard at work on the next new thing, which happens to be a plugin addition designed to help you easily scope out and discover hot new products to sell.

Stay tuned.

This week we’ve got a helpful reminder in Tips & New Stuff, we take a look at Google Shopping in Seller Insight, and in The World of Amazon we have a great update from Forbes on Amazon’s $10 billion advertising business.




Every so often we like to take the opportunity to remind you of our Affiliate program.

Did you know you’re already an Affiliate?

If you have a ManageByStats account, then you are. Every MBS member is assigned a personalized Affiliate link at time of sign-up, which you can give to anyone you know who’s thinking of becoming an MBS member.

That’s your super-valuable tip for the week.

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Check out your custom Affiliate link under Settings > Affiliate Link in your ManageByStats.

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Google Shopping now hosts products from more than 2,000 participating stores, according to Marketplace Pulse research. The number of stores has significantly increased over the last twelve months — at the end of July 2018 it had just 112; the platform added double that this July alone. Further, the number of stores has doubled since February.

Stores include large retailers like Costco, Best Buy, Overstock, and Target, as well as marketplace sellers also selling on Amazon, eBay, and other marketplaces. More than half of the 2,000 stores are third-party sellers. The rest are online retailers, and a handful is large retailers …

Google Shopping Takes One Small Step



Amazon’s Ads Business

Amazon’s website is a conversion machine, Every pixel is optimized to capitalize on the user’s potential to buy, or at least otherwise engage with Amazon Prime which further promotes stickiness and lifetime value of the customer.

So Amazon opening up even more valuable space on their site for advertisers is no small coincidence – the advertising business is compelled to be really profitable …

What’s Driving Amazon’s $10 Billion Advertising Business


Amazon Seller Rights

Germany makes Amazon modify seller agreements and California is considering similar legislation.

Many of the proposed modifications fall in favor of sellers, but one possibility, that of the requirement of liability insurance, may be something we’ll soon need to take into consideration …

Law Would Give Amazon Sellers New Rights



During An Interview

Employer: So, how long did you work at your last job?

Candidate: 30 years.

Employer: Oh? You look young. How old are you?

Candidate: I’m twenty.

Employer (surprised): Really? How have you worked 30 years and you’ve only been living for 20?

Candidate: Overtime!



“Go as far as you can see. When you get there, you’ll be able to see further.”


– Thomas Carlyle


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