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#199 – Amazon Selling Mindset, Using Influencers, 3D Rendering, and Other Tips from Down Under

Amazon is a world-wide affair. These 2 top Australian sellers offer strategies and give us a close look at what e-commerce is like down under.

As Amazon continues to grow, it seems like there isn’t a part of the world where e-commerce strategies aren’t openly discussed on Facebook, Zoom calls, or other social media meetups. 

Selling on Amazon has become part of our vocabulary. 

The accents might be different, but in this episode of the Serious Sellers Podcast, Helium 10’s Director of Training and Chief Brand Evangelist, Bradley Sutton welcomes two Australian Amazon sellers who have gone on to establish on of the biggest Amazon-focused Facebook groups on the continent. 

Jamie Paros & Michael Fenech came to Amazon from different directions and are now selling products on opposite sides of the e-commerce spectrum. Still, that hasn’t kept them from joining forces to create one of the largest Amazon-centered Facebook groups in Australia. 

Listen in as they discuss the Amazon selling mindset, how to effectively employ influencers, using 3D rendering in your images, and other top strategies. 

In episode 199 of the Serious Sellers Podcast, Bradley, Michael, and Jamie discuss:

  • 02:10 – Early on, Michael Was Focused on Rugby League and Golf
  • 02:58 – At a Young Age, Jamie was Thinking About Entrepreneurship 
  • 04:47 – Trading Trucks for E-Commerce
  • 06:38 – Michael – “I Was All About Solving Problems”   
  • 09:44 – An Amazon Beauty Brand Changes Things for Jamie
  • 14:29 – A 30 Percent Margin Leaves a Lot of Room for ‘Next Steps’ 
  • 18:28 – A Proprietary Limited Company Helps Australians Sell in the US
  • 20:55 – In Australia, eBay is Still on Top  
  • 24:10 – “Ticking Boxes for Buyers”  
  • 25:46 – Finding Room in a Competitive Niche
  • 27:46 – Putting Influencers to Work
  • 31:11 – For Sellers, Mindset is Key 
  • 36:06 – Sourcing Wisdom and 3D Rendering 
  • 36:48 – How to Contact Michael and Jamie   

Enjoy this episode? Be sure to check out our previous episodes for even more content to propel you to Amazon FBA Seller success! And don’t forget to “Like” our Facebook page and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play or wherever you listen to our podcast.

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