Recently launched was the Amazon New Seller Incentives program designed to entice new sellers to its platform. Amazon wants to make it easier for smaller new brands to have the opportunity to quickly connect with potential customers and grow their businesses.
Amazon is offering new sellers enrolled in a Professional selling plan, several incentives that could potentially be worth over $50.000 in value to those who qualify for them. These benefits would be available to new sellers for an entire year.
Although the program targets new sellers, current sellers can get the incentives if they launch products in a new region. The Amazon New Seller Incentives program is available in the US, Japan, and Europe. However, sellers launching in the EU (UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain) will only be eligible for the New Seller Incentives suite of benefits once for the region.
New sellers who are identified as brand owners with Amazon Brand Registry can qualify for the following incentives:
* To be eligible for Amazon Vine, items must:
New sellers who adopt Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) hosted fulfillment services can obtain benefits that include:
For new sellers who use Amazon Coupons, benefits include:
To be eligible for the Amazon New Seller Incentives, sellers must be on the Professional selling plan and launch their first buyable ASIN in the US on January 1, 2022, or later. Some benefits are specific to sellers who sign up for the Amazon Brand Registry, and others are for those who enroll in the Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) program.
To receive the 5% bonus on branded sales, credits for Vine, and credits for Transparency, a seller must complete Amazon Brand Registry and be identified as a brand owner no later than six months after listing your first buyable ASIN.
Also, for Transparency and Vine credits, a seller needs to enroll into the Vine and Transparency programs to receive credits for these programs. Transparency is only available to a seller who has enrolled in Amazon Brand Registry with a registered trademark.
To receive the inventory shipping discount, Sponsored Products credits, and be eligible for auto-enrollment into FBA New Selection, sellers must send inventory to an Amazon fulfillment center within 12 months of listing their first buyable ASIN.
In addition, to be eligible for Sponsored Products credits, a seller must launch a campaign with no end date for an FBA ASIN to receive the first $100 in credits. To receive the second $100 in credits, a seller must advertise an FBA ASIN for at least 30 days. Sellers in France, Italy, Spain, and Turkey (based on the country of residence entered for their account) are not eligible for promotional clicks credits through this program.
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