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MBS This Week – Issue 2134

By 08/09/2021Uncategorized


“News for the informed Amazon Seller.”


The Lineup

  • Refer, Reap, Repeat
  • eBay = More Ads
  • Mapping The Customer Journey
  • Split Testing
  • New Holiday Settings
  • Amazon Overtakes Walmart
  • Podcasts Are Back!
  • Humor & Quote



Refer, Reap, Repeat

Every so often we like to remind you about the rewards to be reaped when you recommend MBS to a friend.

  • Refer
  • Reap
  • Repeat

Or a colleague. Or a fellow Amazon seller. Or, well … anyone who could benefit from one of the most comprehensive suites of tools for Amazon sellers on the market.


If you’re an MBS user you already have your own, custom affiliate link. In your ManageByStats menu check under Settings > Affiliate Link. Give that link to your prospects, and if they sign up and pay, we pay you.

It’s really a win-win-win. They win, you win, we win.

If you’re not an MBS user — what are you waiting for? — but if you’re not, you can still recommend and reap the rewards.

Go to our Affiliates page to find out how.

Becoming An MBS Affiliate



eBay = More Ads

If you’re selling on eBay, the retailer will be introducing more advertising types as sellers are increasingly promoting their listings.

It hasn’t found a way to grow sales on the platform but is getting better at monetizing them …

eBay’s Plan Is More Ads


Mapping The Customer Journey

Just what is behind the decisions your customers make? Your sales and marketing funnels tell you the path you would like your customers to follow, but what path are they actually taking?

Or, often more insightful, when and where are they dropping off?

Avoid A Marketing Dead-End – Map Your Customer’s Journey



Split Testing

To understand which version of a marketing strategy works effectively, you need to identify and measure certain sales metrics.

Usually, sellers assess which version of a product is performing by testing a variety of its attributes. With appropriate adjustment, traffic and conversion rates improve …

The Importance Of Split Testing When Selling On Amazon


New Holiday Settings

For seller-fulfilled orders Amazon has introduced a new widget named Holiday Settings in the General Shipping Settings page.

The widget gives you an overview of upcoming holidays and allows you to customize the holidays to better match with your operational schedule and fulfillment capability …

Holiday Settings Now Available


Amazon Overtakes Walmart

Shoppers spent $610 billion at Amazon in the last twelve months, according to estimates from financial data company FactSet. They spent $566 billion at Walmart during the same period.

It took a long time to get to this stage. But with Amazon’s growth far outstripping Walmart’s for many years, it was also inevitable …

Amazon Has Finally Surpassed Walmart In Overall Sales



Podcasts Are Back!

After a brief hiatus they’re rolling again, and we kicked things off with a great session last week hosting GETIDA, the FBA reimbursement specialists …

Catch The Replay On Facebook



A lost dog strays into a jungle. A lion sees this from a distance and says with caution “This guy looks edible, never seen his kind before.”

The lion starts rushing towards the dog with menace. The dog notices and starts to panic, but as he’s about to run he sees some bones next to him and gets an idea and says loudly “Mmm! That was good lion meat!”

The lion abruptly stops and says, “Whoa! This guy seems tougher than he looks.”

Over in a tree a monkey witnesses everything, and realizes he could benefit from this situation by telling the lion and getting something in return. So the monkey proceeds to tell the lion what really happened and the lion says angrily, “Get on my back, we’ll get him together.”

Together they start rushing back to the dog. The dog sees them and starts to panic even more. He then gets another idea and shouts, “Where the hell is that monkey! I told him to bring me another lion an hour ago!”



“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will change.”

 – Unknown


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