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Jungle Scout Review: Amazon E-commerce Tool for Product Research

Jungle Scout Review: Amazon FBA E-commerce Tool for Product ResearchWhen I launched my first e-commerce store in 2004, using SEO to get search engine traffic from Google was probably the easiest way to start making money with an online store. All I had to do was trade links with other related e-commerce stores and the search engines would send targeted traffic to my site.

A lot has changed since then… Google made it harder to get ranked and now you actually have to do real marketing. But Amazon opened up its doors to third party sellers and now just about anyone can start selling on Amazon.

The good thing is that if you want to sell on Amazon, you can get started for free and if you want to launch your own private label brand, an investment of $1,500 to $2,000 might be enough to get started. And once you get your product launched, it’s often mostly passive income, which is great if you are working full time or have other obligations. You just have to monitor your sales and keep the product in stock.

But how do you find a good product to sell?

I did a good bit of research on Amazon not too long ago and one of the tools I kept hearing about was Jungle Scout, which is a tool designed to help find items that can sell well on Amazon. Jungle Scout offers a web app that lets users search a database of Amazon items for products to sell and a Chrome extension that allows users to display information about a page of products.

This review covers the web app and some of the drawbacks.

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Pinterest Marketing: How I Became One of the Top Pinners for “Baby Shower”

Pinterest Marketing: How I Became a Top 5 Pinner on Pinterest @sbizideasblogPinterest has received a lot of attention recently for becoming one of the fastest growing social media sites of all time.

Unlike the original version of Twitter, Pinterest focused heavily on visual content and presenting it in a way that makes it easy for users to discover new content targeted towards their interests.

Pinterest accounts for 25% of all referral traffic to retail sites and generates 4x more revenue per click than Facebook or Twitter. With numbers like these, Pinterest is hard to ignore for e-commerce marketing.

Over the past year, I’ve been experimenting with Pinterest for My Baby Shower Favors, one of my e-commerce sites and I’m happy to say that we are the #1 or #2 Pinner for the term “baby shower”. Rankings can fluctuate over time but over the past several months, we’ve always been in the top ten.Read More

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