How to Become an Amazon Seller: #1 Tip for Newbies – Amazon Seller Secrets Revealed

Every person today with a successful business remembers what it was like to first become an Amazon seller. Most didn’t know what they were doing and had to learn things the hard way in the early days. Today, new sellers have many different resources to point them in the right direction to avoid the same pitfalls.

In this episode of Amazon Seller Secrets Revealed by the AMPM Podcast, three successful sellers come together to share what they feel is the best advice to give to someone looking to start an Amazon business.

Today’s question regarding how to become an Amazon seller with relatively no experience is:

“What is the #1 Tip You’d Give to a Friend Who Wants to Get into Selling on Amazon?”

See the full Amazon Seller Secrets Revealed video here:

How to Become an Amazon Seller: #1 Tip for Newbies - Amazon Seller Secrets Revealed


Here is a more in-depth look at the expert answers:

The #1 tip I’d give to a friend looking to become an Amazon seller is…

Brian R. Johnson, Amazon PPC Expert

“…not try to sell products that are sexy–try to go for something unsexy. A joke that I commonly make is “Sell urinal mats.” It’s one of those kinds of things where nobody else wants to sell it, you don’t want to tell your family that you sell the product, but that also means that your competitors don’t want to sell that product either–less competition.”

Rolf Claessen, Patent Attorney, Youtuber, & SUNY Albany Graduate

“…to check whether your name is available. Search for earlier trademarks to find out whether your name is available in the country where you want to sell. For example, if you want to sell under [a certain] name, you should check whether the name or a trademark exists for the product that you want to sell.”

Matt Loberstein, 7-Figure Brand Owner & Youtuber

“…product research really is the whole game. I see way too many people just jumping in and thinking that all of this optimization is going to save them when in reality 95%-98% of the entire game is just making the right choice off the bat–it’ll make everything easier. If you make the wrong choice, no amount of optimization can save you sometimes.”


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