Probably old news right now, but Amazon is shutting down their webstore service as of this year. Who knows the PR version of why they did this, but the real reason is because the service was horrible. It allowed you to build a webstore that looked straight out of the early days of the internet. Just gorgeous.
Plus, you could use any template you wanted, as long as it was one of the few themes they had. I love me some Amazon, but this service was just a bunch of junk.
So what to do?! Come on over to Shopify. How bad Amazon’s product was, is how good Shopify’s is. We don’t get paid by Shopify to say this, and really have little skin in the game. But we’ve looked at Magento, Shopify and BigCommerce. Magento just has too many details to worry about, and BigCommerce is very good, a close second to Shopify for sure. But we chose to go with Shopify.
Plus, with the ByteStand app you can now pull in your FBA inventory with a couple clicks and 10 minutes of coffee drinking. It’s super easy.
While the news lately has been all doom and gloom, there’s one bright spot you may have missed. Amazon will be lowering Multi-Channel Fulfillment (MCF) fees beginning on April 1, 2020.
The 7-Step Process Shady Amazon Sellers Use to Exploit Amazon, Destroy Other Sellers and Make Millions
Amazon’s marketplace has turned into a gunfight scene out of an old western movie. But these bad guy sellers aren’t using guns, they’re using rocket launchers. Loaded with coronavirus. And if one misses, there’s dozens more waiting in the wings to take you out.
The Amazon marketplace has seen a massive spike in scammers using black hat tactics to get legitimate sellers suspended or even banned from the platform. Here’s how to stop competing with them and start taking advantage of Amazon.