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SellerEngine Products Now Available on Amazon’s Marketplace Appstore

PORTLAND, OR. August 23, 2018 — With over 15 years of experience, SellerEngine has the breadth of knowledge to help businesses that sell on Amazon become successful. Offering a suite of powerful software tools and customized Amazon seller services, SellerEngine is ready to help any Amazon seller at any stage in their business.

In case you haven’t heard, Amazon has developed the Marketplace Appstore, an app store for sellers doing business on Amazon. SellerEngine’s software products are now available on the Marketplace Appstore.

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Q&A with Ryan Grant: Amazon Retail Arbitrage Expert

Ryan GrantYou may have heard about Ryan Grant’s success from CNBC’s article which covered how Grant’s company is making millions doing retail arbitrage by selling Walmart purchases on Amazon. I sat down with Ryan for a Q&A so I could figure out what kind of mentality and approach sets him apart. My hope was to glean new insights that would be both helpful and fascinating for other sellers. To find takeaways that can help sellers master Amazon retail arbitrage. And we certainly covered some interesting stuff. Thanks, Ryan!



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Yet More Stringent Invoice Requirements From Amazon

One of the best practices an Amazon 3rd party seller can have is to keep up with current Amazon news and updates. Changes made by Amazon not only influence your sales and customer satisfaction level, they also have the potential to re-shape your entire business in terms of sourcing models and choice of suppliers. Read more for recent changes Continue Reading…

Scanning Improvements Coming to Profit Bandit

Profit Bandit Scanning


The Profit Bandit team is happy to report that we’re currently testing a new update that will be released in the next week or so. The main focus of this update will be improving user experience in scanning. If you’re already using Profit Bandit or considering giving it a try, don’t miss this update.




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What’s The Best Way To Set Up Profit Bandit?

PB scanning with iPad

People often ask about the best way to set up Profit Bandit in order to get the information they need from the app. The truth is that there is no specific right or wrong way to set it up, it all depends on each person’s business and strategy.

Let’s say you are an FBA seller, selling new items, then you will most likely want to compare your selling price to the selling price of other FBA sellers with items in the same condition as yours. In this case, the settings should be:

  • FBA seller turned on
  • Sell price based on FBA turned on
  • New condition selected

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Restricted Items Identification with Profit Bandit

restricted items Profit Bandit

Veteran arbitrageurs who sell on Amazon are all too familiar with the growing number of restricted items. Some of these restrictions are absolute and render a product unsellable in all situations. Yet others are specific to circumstance and can be worked around. What’s important is to know the status of an item before you decide to sell it on Amazon. Even more important, before you spend your dollars investing in quantity to sell on Amazon you later find out cannot be moved at all. Profit Bandit can help you with this.


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Let’s Meet at IRCE17!



Amazon sellers are looking forward to another round of mingling and networking with like-minded peers at the largest e-tailing event of the summer, IRCE17. We’ll be there from June 6 to 9, eager to meet and share our exclusive offers for visitors and exhibitors. Care to join us?


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Connecting a Bluetooth Scanner to Profit Bandit for Android

**This post was updated 3/13/2017
Connecting a bluetooth scanner to Profit Bandit is easier than you might think. Today I’m going to show you, step-by-step, how to connect Profit Bandit to your Android phone.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  1. An Android phone or tablet. Note that depending on your phone or tablet, your Android operating system may appear slightly different.
  2. Profit Bandit with an enabled Bluetooth add-on. Tap the puzzle piece icon profit bandit settings  in Profit Bandit and follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. Serial Magic Gears installed on your Android device.
  4. A scanfob. Most of our users use the OPN-2002 or the SerialIO Scanfob 2002.
  5. The instructions that came with your Scanfob. I’ll be connecting an OPN-2002 and will be using these instructions. You’ll need to print them out in order to scan the barcodes on them.
  6. Any item with a barcode to test that everything’s working.

Let’s get started:
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