It’s a jungle out there…
Here we are in the throes of Q4 and the demons are lurking. While the rest of us are getting our products settled in one of the many & vast Amazon warehouses in one piece & time for a busy Christmas season, evil beings are working their wiles on how to take us down faster than we can get up & running.
While Christmas trees are being decorated, cookies baked and gifts being purchased, listings are being hacked, photos are being changed, fake reviews are being posted, inventory is being purposely damaged, fake IP claims are being filed, tempers are flaring.
Yes, the villains are out in full force on Amazon. And for sure, like Santa’s elves, fellow marketer turned fixer, Cynthia Stine, will be very busy this year patching up the messes that will be made of many Amazon sellers businesses.
It is said that “Amazon is the judge, the jury, and the executioner”
But perhaps, but the wrong people are being executed. Businesses are being ruined. Lives are in the balance.
I like it. Amazon Monopoly is actually a great idea. Taking down K-Mart‘s & copying 3rd Party seller private label products as we make our way past GO sounds like jolly good fun.
Oh, and ‘Get Out of Jail Free‘ cards with a picture of Cynthia Stine on them … Oh, nevermind
I wonder what Jeff Bezos would think? I’ll want my cut Jeff …
Yes, while shoppers are sipping lattes while perusing the busiest site on the internet, here is what is really going on behind the scenes on the Amazon marketplace …. Merry Christmas !
Presented by Josh Dzieza for The Verge. Thanks Josh!