E-Commerce


How to Grow an Amazon Business into a 6-Figure Income

E-commerce is one of the best and most effective ways to earn a return on your investment. And Amazon offers the perfect platform to attract a large number of qualified leads.

How do you funnel the maximum number of visitors to your Amazon product listing? Just some of the few online tools and strategies include

  • social media advertising
  • search engine optimization
  • online forums
  • press releases
  • PPC campaigns
  • influencer marketing
  • business directories

However, when it comes to hitting the magic six-figure revenue number, what steps must an Amazon seller take to make the dream happen? Let’s dive in with some strategies.

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Which One Won? Organization vs. Clutter

When designing the main image for a product that consists of multiple pieces, it’s critical to think about how the component parts are arranged.

In a recent PickFu poll, one Amazon seller split tested two main product images for Treasure Box toy set. The seller received responses from 50 members of the general population in 26 minutes.

In Option A, the toys form a clump in front of the box, playing off the visual we associate with a treasure chest: a pile of gold, silver, and jewels straight out of a tale of swashbuckling pirates on the high seas.

Option B shows the toys neatly organized in front of the box, with like items displayed together.

Can you guess which one won?

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Which One Won? Testing product photos and learning from a leg

If you’re selling a product that shoppers may be unfamiliar with, the main product image is an opportunity to convey how it’s used. That’s why testing product photos is essential to help your listing stand out.

In a recent PickFu poll, an e-commerce seller asked a panel of 50 women to choose between two product images for a set of resistance bands.


Both choices showed an image of the bands with a storage bag, but Option B featured a photo of a ballerina using a band to stretch her leg, while Option A showed only the ballerina’s leg.

Can you guess which one won?

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Which One Won? Displaying Packaging on an E-commerce Listing

What’s the right balance of text to photo on an Amazon listing? Do users prefer seeing the product packaging on a listing? These were some of the questions addressed in a recent PickFu Poll.

Here’s how this Amazon split test was set up. A company asked a test panel of men and women, ages 18-44, “Which design do you like most and why? Would you leave 5-pack circle on or not? Why?”

Option A shows five different burp cloths laid out, giving consumers a view of the pattern on each cloth.

Which One Won? Displaying Packaging on an eCommerce Listing

Option B shows each cloth rolled up with a picture of the cloths in the packaging on the side.

Which One Won? Displaying Packaging on an eCommerce Listing

On both images is a large teal-colored circle that reads “5-Pack.”

Can you guess which one won?

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Which One Won? Tips for a Winning E-Commerce Photo

Creating e-commerce photos for health supplements can be tricky. Not only does the product need to address the health benefits for the potential customer, but it also needs to look appetizing.

One company tested two photos for an e-commerce listing of its matcha green tea powder. It asked the test panel, “Which label looks better for green tea powder?”

Option A featured a pile of bright green matcha powder in a white bowl against a bright white background.

Which One Won? Tips for a Winning Health Supplement Photo

Option B shows the product made into a green iced drink against a white background.

Which One Won? Tips for a Winning Health Supplement Photo

Both images show the same text.

Can you guess which one won?

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Which One Won? Getting Dynamic With eCommerce Photos

SPLASH!

I’m sure you’ve been there — that gut-wrenching moment when your phone fell from your hands and into water.

You try the rescue tactics: blowing on it. Sticking it in a bowl of dry rice. Then you wait and hope that your phone somehow survives.

One phone case company targeted this pain point by split testing its Amazon main image with PickFu. The company asked the panel, “Which design is more usable for a first Amazon listing image?

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Which One Won? Standing Out on Amazon

A common question polled on PickFu is which featured photo would work better on Amazon. It’s an important question for vendors, especially considering there are over310 million Amazon customers. And given that Amazon sells over12 million products, a company needs to stand out.

The responses from one recentPickFu poll provide fantastic insight into what makes a potential customer click on an item to buy.

Scratch Magic Notes, a creative stencil product, asked 50 respondents, “Which Amazon main photo works better?”

Option A featured a box of the product with the stencils laid out and a sample drawing from the stencils.

Which One Won? Standing Out on Amazon

Option B showed the same product from a further distance, with the stencils displayed underneath the box.

Which One Won? Standing Out on Amazon

Can you guess which one won?

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Which One Won? Ergonomic vs. Plain Product Design

An e-commerce seller ran a test on PickFu between two potential seat cushion designs, with an audience of 50 Amazon Prime subscribers. Both designs were black, but one design (Option A) had a plain rectangular shape with rounded corners and a fine mesh covering, while the other (Option B) was more rounded and ergonomic in shape, with indentations for the buttocks, a smooth velour-like covering, and a bright blue infinity-symbol logo. Which seat cushion do you think our test audience preferred? Take a guess, and then read the poll results here.

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Which One Won? High-End Packaging and Its Perils

A product’s packaging influences how a customer feels about what’s inside, which in turn affects whether she decides to buy it. Therefore, product developers must be conscious of the perceptions their packaging evokes.

Take, for example, this PickFu poll of two different designs for a bamboo cutlery drawer.

Option A features an off-white and green color palette, while Option B is predominantly black with gold foil accents. Can you guess which one won?

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Which One Won? Guess which logo best reflects organic skincare

Organic skincare company Akhal ran a test of two potential logos. The logo needed to reflect that Akhal’s range of products come from plants sourced 100% from small farmers. To reflect its high-end market, the audience for the test comprised women with household income between $60K and $100K. While both logos had a similar visual design (the company name and tagline in a circle), the iconography differed. Option A featured an interwoven leaf and flower pattern, while Option B was an abstract heart-shaped leaf. See if you can guess which logo made a more positive impact, then check out the poll here. … Continue reading