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Junglescout – the Only Product Finding Tool You Need

I know you are looking for an affiliate link, but to put it quite simply this really the only product I can endorse, in full confidence. If I had to pick one tool to use for the Amazon business, it would be between Junglescout and Merchantwords, plain and simple.

Junglescout’s tool gives you the average review count and sales and best of the revenue each page in the SERP. The best part of Junglescout is that is inexpensive compared to what it can do. You only need the lite version of the Google Chrome extension to use it successfully.

Before Junglescout…

Before Junglescout, all you had to rely on to know if a product was a good pick was the bestseller rank and how many reviews most other versions of the same product from other brands had.

Now with Junglescout, you do not have to follow those rules you pick products based on the desired level of revenue you wish to bring in.  Junglescout creates almost a no lose situation.

Here’s an example of Junglescout in use:

How I Assess

This is how I use Junglescout, I have never released this information before, and I am not sure I will keep it on the site, to be honest with you, so if you are reading this now screenshot or save this in a word document.

First of all make sure whatever product you are researching meets the base requirements like being a simple, small product. You can see the rest of the pre-evaluation factors here: Best Private Label Products

After I run Junglescout on the SERP of the most searched keyword for the product, which is usually the product’s root phrase, for instance, the “baking mat.”

1. Write down the number of the lowest review count and it’s sales revenue

2. Write down the number of the highest review count and it’s sales revenue

3. Look at the prices of both the products

4. Determine if the products you are looking at are indeed the same (if it’s Argan oil, is it strictly for hair and the other not, is there is a bottle size difference, is one a 2-pack). Skip to 6. if the same, go to 5., if not.

5. If the products are not essentially the same, find the match for each on the page and run through steps 1-3 again. Usually, you want to pick the one you prefer to continue to number 6.

6. Look at the lowest review count do you feel you can compete, if not, you can end your evaluation there. If you feel you can, go to number 7.

7. If you feel you can reach within 100 of the highest review count competitively, this is a good sign that this is your product.

8.Look at the revenue of the lowest review count, does the revenue sustain your product cost. Look at the price of the product here, is it far below everyone else’s or is it right in line.  If it’s far below, this may be a sign of a product that may head toward the bottom of prices after months of competition.

9. Finally, see if the revenue by the highest review count product is in line with your goals.

The biggest factor here, is making sure the products you pick are in line with your business goals and you can sustain and profit with the product with your level of resources when it comes to sourcing and launching your product.

A Free Alternative

Still not sure you want to take up the investment.  Well, check out this free alternative called Unicorn Smasher.  It gives you all the data points Junglescout does but I just personally feel that Junglescout is slightly more accurate, but that’s just an assumption by me, do not take it as fact.

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Amazon Seller Tools You’ll Want to Invest In [Amazon Selling Tools]

Amazon Seller Tools You’ll Want to Invest In  [Amazon Selling Tools]

When it comes to Amazon seller tools, many are overhyped or overpromise.

In this article, I will run down all the product types of Amazon seller tools, and at the end, I will give you my recommendation on which you actually need and the degree to which you need them.

Product Types

Product Finder

These tools offer to help you find the best opportunities on the platform.   For signing up with these services you sometimes may find that they will send you lists by email of good product opportunities.  These tools generally work by scouring the Amazon site based on your parameters you may only want to view products in the top 2000 of Home and Kitchen with fewer than 200 reviews.  This software will probe and find and present these products to you.

Some examples of this are: Amasuite and AMZshark

A subcategory of these product finder tools is what you could call SERP (search result page) evaluators.  These tools begin their work after you entered in a search request on Amazon. When you land on the search result page, you then activate the evaluator, usually a Chrome extension, and it will give you the estimated sales revenue, reviews, and various stats about every product that is on the page.

Some examples of these are: Junglescout and Unicorn Smasher

Keyword Trackers

Keyword trackers usually act as web applications, meaning you have to log in to the site to use the service.  Keyword trackers also require you pay monthly in most instances.  Keyword trackers function by letting you know your where your product ranks for each keyword you decide to track within the search result pages.  This function is helpful because you can figure it out if promotions have actually helped (or maybe hurt) your brands standing on the Amazon platform.

One of the benefits of keyword trackers is that you cannot only track your keywords but those of your competitors on some services.

Some examples of Keyword trackers are: AMZ tracker and AMZShark

Listing Monitors

A listing monitor alerts you to things that are happening to your listing whether they are in real-time or daily is up to you.

If your listing has been hi-jacked (a person selling a product on your listing without your consent), if you receive a good or bad review, or if your product has been pulled/suppressed on the site these products usually notify you by email or by text message. Listing monitors are helpful if you have multiple listings and need some help keeping track of what is happening on the platform.

Some examples of listing monitors are: Bindwise and ListingEagle

Feedback System

Feedback systems send automated email messages to your customers.  These emails can either have a customer service angle, like alerting the customer their product has been shipped or if they have an issue with the product, or strictly a “I need your review” angle.  These feedback systems generally promise an increase in reviews.  More times than not their actual influence in your review count will usually be minimal if it shows at all.

Some examples are: Feedbackz and FeedbackGenius

My Recommendations

Now, what you have all been waiting for my recommendations!

The only product type I highly recommend you have starting out is the SERP Evaluator. You need to know what amount of revenue to expect from an optimized product. You are running in blind sourcing a product you have no idea what the ROI could be.

As far as the actual product evaluators, you can invest in them if you want but I don’t recommend them. Frankly, the products you pull using these types of product finders could all be duds.  These products aren’t able to calculate people who may be launching you would need to still be able to analyze the product.  If you are looking for product with few reviews you could quickly look at the Movers and Shakers section or Amazon’s latest experiment the “New and Interesting” section.

Keyword trackers are nice to have when you have multiple products or are looking to expand your keyword strategy, but starting off they are mostly unnecessary.  Most times your product only needs to rank for two sometimes three keywords to the bulk of sales it will receive naturally if the listing is optimized.

Listing Monitors are not necessary, but they can become a good investment if you have multiple brands or an extensive product catalog.  I wouldn’t invest in one until you are at least four products in on Amazon.

Feedback systems I have been on record saying to never invest in these kinds of products.  I have, however, changed my stance on this subject. I am a stronger believer that all follow-up should be done manually to keep you involved in your business and on your toes. It makes sure you don’t treat Amazon as a passive income, you want to interact with your customers on some level as a business owner and here is where you do it on Amazon. I do understand at a certain sales level it does become overwhelming and you may to invest in some help in the form of a feedback system and at that point that’s completely fine.   But as I stated earlier many of these feedback systems usually say they will improve your rate of review collection, and you simply can’t take that to heart.   Manage your expectations with these kinds of services.

Want to Know the Tools I Use Personally

If you would like to know the tools I personally use, check out the note below.

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A note from Crushing Azon:  We believe no one should have to pay over $2000 for access to information that could change his or her life.

Everyone should have access to explore a business model that works.  For this reason, we put our entire flagship course on Skillshare where you can access it free for 30 Days: http://skl.sh/2nSevaF

Sign up and take a look and if you don’t like what you see, cancel it’s as simple as that (but we know you won’t).  🙂

Or get our flagship guide free with Kindle Unlimited: How to Crush it on Amazon: Create a Brand and Build a Million Dollar Business in a Year

*To own the course and get lifetime updates see our “Courses/Trainings” Page.

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