Selling on Amazon with Organic Traffic Only in 2022?Many years ago it was possible to launch any new product on Amazon and start getting sales relatively quickly. Today the marketplace is very different. According to reports from 2021, there are currently more than 2 million active third party sellers on Amazon. This means a lot of competition.So is it possible to sell on Amazon without running ads in 2022? If you ask this questions in Amazon Seller Forums, you will see many sellers respond saying they never ran ads and they are doing very well with sales. It is very likely that there sellers ..
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Looking for a Great Product Photographer for Your Next Photo Shoot?The search for a new product photography partner can be overwhelming. There are many choices, wildly different price points, and a variety of portfolios to choose from. We have prepared our list of top 10 affordable product photographers in the United States.We did not include photography companies that don't post pricing information on their websites. We also didn't include any studios that use photography machines in place of breathing photographers.This list does NOT have any affiliate links, we researched the topic because ..
Buyer Claims Item not Received - What to Do?When you sell on Amazon, it is only a matter of time before you encounter a buyer who claims they didn't receive their purchase only for you to check the tracking and see that it clearly says the item was delivered.The Best Way to Resolve Item Not Received Situations on AmazonWhen faced with the above situation many sellers, new sellers in particular become very agitated and immediately assume the buyer is lying and trying to get a free item by claiming it was not received, while in reality it was.Don't do this. It is unhealthy. Even if the item was ..
Best Strategies for Getting More Reviews on Amazon (2022)If you are just starting an Amazon business you are probably wondering how you can get ahead of competitors with established listings that have hundreds or thousands of reviews. In this post we summarize the Best 5 Strategies to get reviews for brand new listings in 2022.1. Maximize Sales - the reality of selling online is that not many people review products, so to get a lot of reviews you need to sell a lot of products and keep selling a lot of products to increase your chances of getting reviews. Now of course becomes, how do you get ..
Clothing is one product category where there is a constant need to photograph new products. There are new styles coming out every season, and high quality photo have to be taken to help sell them online. If you are starting a new online clothing store you may be wondering if you can do the photography yourself to save some money. The answer is that you can, you will need a few pieces of equipment, a space to photograph your items, and someone to retouch the photos for you (unless you know how to do this yourself).As the name implies, the most important thing for clothing photography is good li..
Do you Manufacture Apparel in China?If you do, your product photography may take too long and cost a fortune, not to mention the shipping fees involved. If you work with photographers that are near your offices, rather than ones close to your suppliers you may be seeing that shipping samples from your supplier to your office, then to your photographer then back to your office isn't cheap at all and in addition to that it may be slowing your preparation for new season product launches.You may have considered working with product photographers in China before, but feel uneasy about being a..
Get your products photographed in a studio with fully equipped kitchen in China.Fast turnaround, low pricing, dedicated account manager.360Refinery is a photography company located in China that specializes in product photography services for ecommerce.We help companies like yours get their products photographed faster, better, and often cheaper.360Refinery offers a full range of kitchen product photography services that include photography of knives and cutlery, photography for coffee makers, photography for kitchen storage items, cups and mugs, kitchen linens, photography for kitchen applian..
360Refinery Creates Beautiful Product on White Photos!If you have a number of products that need to be photographed on white background our professional photographers can do this for you. You can count on us for consistency, crispy lighting, and clear images of your products for your catalog. We specialize in ecommerce photography, including product on white photos and amazon product photography.How does it work?Simple. Just send us the products directly from your supplier, and we will do the rest. Place Order Ship Products ..
How to Create Brand Consistency in PhotosWhether you are starting a new brand, or working on a growing or established brand, the problem of maintaining consistency of images is a one that is relevant for any marketing person.How you approach the problem of brand consistency in photography depends on what stage of development your brand it. Generally there are 3 stages your brand may be:1. New Brand2. Growing Brand3. Established Brand1. New Brand PhotographyIf you are just starting to build your brand, while you may have clear ideas of what you would like the brand will be, you still don't know..
How to Take Great Photos for Amazon?Whether you are a new or established seller on Amazon, it is always a great idea to make sure your product photos are crisp and beautiful. Improving your photos is one of the first things Amazon itself suggests in order to improve the quality of your listings, and in Seller Central you can see a message about it. Amazon will even tell you which products need photo improvement. So it is a good idea to learn how to take great photos for Amazon. While photography can be subjective, and opinions may vary on what styling arrangement is better, there are some univ..
Amazon FBA PhotographyAs the average cost per click for Amazon Ads keeps steadily increasing, so does the importance of quality photos for a successful product listing.When a potential buyer clicks on your ad, as a seller, now more than ever before you want to maximize your chances of making a sale. The truth is that buyers are turned off by bad photos and unclear listings, so your should always asses the quality of your listings as a buyer, not as a seller.If you are looking for beautiful crisp clear photos of your Amazon FBA products, we can make this happen quickly and easily. 360Refinery p..
amazon product photography servicesGet ahead of the competition with top quality product pictures. 360Refinery provides full-range amazon product photography services in China. Whether you are a seasoned seller or just starting out, ensuring your product listings are created with top-quality photos, videos, and infographs is essential to being successful in this increasingly competitive marketplace and convert listings.If you are looking for a reliable photography partner in China to help you create beautiful product photos and videos quickly and at competitive cost, try our services. 360Refin..
Do you Manufacture in China?If you do, your product photography buying process may be too slow and expensive. If you work with photographers that are close to your offices, rather than ones close to your suppliers you may be seeing that shipping samples to your office, then to your photographer then back to your office isn't cheap at all and in addition to that it may be slowing your preparation for new product launches.You may have considered working with product photographers in China before, but feel uneasy about being able to communicate properly exactly what you need. 360Refinery is a pho..
Hiring a freelancer photographer can seem overwhelming and expensive. You need to do research to find freelance photographers near you, contact the ones you shortlisted individually and ask for quotations.Very often you will find that the photographer will not give you a quotation up-front, but will instead start asking about your budget. In reality, the photographer is trying to gauge what is the maximum amount he or she can charge you without you going elsewhere. It is not uncommon that different clients pay very different prices for similar jobs by the very same photographer. The reason thi..
The busiest quarter a.k.a. the quarter where many retail businesses make a majority of their profits, is going out with a bang this season, but not a bang like woo hoo, bang like aaarghh. Maybe you have received a very large number of refund requests from your customers, because the item didn't arrive? You are not the only one.It came to light last weekend that shipping services in the US and all over Europe are struggling to deliver packages in time for Christmas. Photos circulating all over social media show piles upon piles of package at sorting centers waiting for their turn to move. The p..
We get a lot of emails asking about lifestyle photography pricing, and they tend to be from customers who are new to this type of photography, so we decided to write this guide to lifestyle photography to those who are interested on what it is, how it works, and how much it costs.Lifestyle photos are photos of your product in some sort of setting or scene that suggests how the product can be used. For example if your product in a frying pan, a lifestyle photo would be one that shows someone cooking a delicious dish with the pot in a beautiful kitchen.Lifestyle photos help the customer imagine ..
The Year of Super High Advertising Costs2020 has been quite the year.For businesses that import from China the chaos started around the end of January 2020 and it has yet to end.As if the disruption in procurement channels wasn't enough, we also saw what can only be described as an astronomical increase in advertising costs across the major online channels Google, Facebook, Instagram, and Amazon. Whether the increase was caused by the pandemic, by increased competition or a combination of the two we don't know, and it probably doesn't matter. What matters is that the cost increase has created ..
In a press release from April 9th, 2019, Amazon revealed that in 2018 there were over 1 million 3rd party sellers in the US Marketplace. This is an incredible number of sellers, which also means that there is an incredible and growing number of competitors out there in virtually every product niche, and a click away from each other.How does a business stay relevant and make profit in such a competitive environment?1. Sell something unique. If you are selling the exact same thing that dozens of other sellers are selling, the purchasing decision for this product will be made strictly on price, s..
Wondering How to Make Money with Drop-Shipping?Drop-shipping is the preferred business model for many new entrepreneurs, the low cost of entry and ease of set-up are very appealing, and it seems like a great low-risk opportunity to test the waters. However, there are also a few pitfalls that you should be aware of before you begin your eCommerce journey as a drop-shipper.5 Essential Strategies to Succeed with Drop-Shipping in 2022While the benefits of drop-shipping are very obvious, the downsides are also plenty, the most serious being lack of control over the quality of the products that you ..