Amazon Seller Account Cost
The costs you can hope to pay to rely upon various elements, including how you choose to sell (as a Vendor or Seller), how you manage to fulfillment and the volume of products you will be selling.
Setting up to sell on Amazon
When you initially begin selling on Amazon, you’ll have to consider:
- UPC/Barcode Costs: Although setting up an Amazon account is free, Amazon’s terms of administration necessitate that all items sold have a UPC (Universal Product Code) or barcode to be included as part of a listing. UPCs can be obtained online through different suppliers.
- Product Shots & Logo: To boost your business potential, it also important to have clear product shots and a business logo.
Amazon seller fees explained
Monthly Subscription Charges
- If you are a professional seller, planning to sell more than 40 products per month then merchant fees are $39.99.
- If you are an individual seller, planning to sell less than 40 products, then your upfront fees are $0, but you pay $0.99 per product sold.
Per item fee
- Professional sellers pay $0
- Non-professional sellers (individual sellers) pay $0.99 per product sold.
- Referral fees as a percentage of sales price: it is usually 15%, but it ranges from 6% to 20% & 45% for Amazon devices.
- Minimum Referral fee of either $0 or $01: Jewelry and watches are the only two categories with a rate of $2.
Variable Closing Fees
- This fee applies only to media products such as books, music, videos, DVDs, video games, consoles & software and they will vary according to category and the type of shipping service used.
- These fees are based on product dimensions & weight.