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* Amazon Central / Re: Pay by Invoice Started Today 8/8/18
« on: August 21, 2018, 10:07:10 AM »
I wonder if Amazon has 'opened' the gate to have this a much more viewed option for buyers.

Still nothing on my end.
Nope on Tivo.
Yep on DVR.
Which I'm thinking of getting rid of and just buying a used Tivo and a fios card to use.
What we pay for internet is dirt cheap (Thanks Frontier) and they threw EVERYTHING they offer in to retain our business.

We upgraded (at no additional charge) to the DVR with Frontier that works with Alexa voice. (nerd alert)

No cable boxes.
We use Amazon Firesticks and Chromecasts in the bedrooms.
Just sold my Apple TV which I made more on it than I paid (eBay)

We have a Netflix account (with five persons ability) and share with our family members.

My children don't and haven't had cable.
They use Firesticks and Chromecast along with subscriptions to HULU and their Amazon Prime and our family Netflix.

My nephew uses HULU Live, Amazon Prime and Netflix with his smart tvs (apps are on the tv).
I asked if he had purchased a Tivo for shows and this made perfect sense to me.
With HULU Live you receive 52 Hours of recorded shows.
You decide what you want to watch, schedule it via HULU Live, it's in the cloud when you want to watch it.

One and All.
Must run in the family.

Really good insight on this subforum:
* Amazon Central / Re: Amazon Insurance
« on: August 20, 2018, 11:01:28 AM »
I don't do FB.
I do Reddit and only the categories I want to follow.
The Amazon FBA is interesting and often has links that I find useful.

Here's to hopes your biz will continue to grow as large as you want it to.
* Amazon Central / Re: Pay by Invoice Started Today 8/8/18
« on: August 20, 2018, 10:58:40 AM »
Ba Doom Chik.
Uncle Leroy will be here all week.
Tip your servers.
* Amazon Central / Amazon Seller Forums
« on: August 20, 2018, 10:57:44 AM »
How many times a week can people post:
Slow sales in the past 2-3 days?
Slow sales for the past week?
Anybody else experiencing slow sales?
Slump in sales?
<rolling my eyes>
Amazon Is in the Running to Buy a Movie Theater Chain <---another smart move from a consumer's POV Inc. is in the running to acquire Landmark Theatres, a move that would vault the e-commerce giant into the brick-and-mortar cinema industry, according to people familiar with the situation.

Landmark is known for it's indie films and is partially owned by Mark Cuban.
Cuban is also partial owner of Magnolia Pictures.
* Amazon Central / Amazon Working on Tablo-Like Networked DVR (Report)
« on: August 20, 2018, 10:52:01 AM »
Amazon Is Planning Live TV Recorder, Challenging TiVo]Amazon Working on Tablo-Like Networked DVR (Report) <---would love to see this happen
ALL of my children have cut the chord and have no need for traditional cable tv.
I would cut ours in a heartbeat if we didn't already receive everything...EVERYTHING...for the cost of internet.
Plus, there's the write-off of the internet which is packaged with a cable tv package.

THIS: Inc. is developing a new device that records live TV, working around cable providers and encroaching on TiVo Corp.’s market, according to a person familiar with the plans.

The device, dubbed "Frank" inside Amazon, is a new type of digital video recorder for the streaming era. It would include physical storage and connect to Amazon’s existing Fire TV boxes, the living room hub for the company’s online video efforts, according to the person. They asked not to be identified discussing unannounced product details. An Amazon spokeswoman declined to comment.
* E-commerce In The News / Re: Supreme Court Ruling Affects eSellers
« on: August 20, 2018, 10:47:41 AM »
This is a big deal.
* Amazon Central / Re: FBAForward Bankrupt and Closing
« on: August 19, 2018, 03:37:45 PM »
I've thought about this, too.
I would put money down on it that there will be auctions for pallets of inventory.
My thoughts?
Amazon will probably swoop in and buy the pallets.
The products are ready to go and pretty easy to move forward with putting them into their existing inventory.

I don't know if you've ever looked into this:
Liquidations website which I used the keyword Amazon

We used to have a member or two of this forum that would buy from the site (not just from the keyword Amazon but other liquidations) and then individually upload the items back into Amazon or sell on eBay or their own sites.
* Amazon Central / Re: Amazon Insurance
« on: August 19, 2018, 03:30:53 PM »
When I first saw the paid promotion come up in my Reddit feeds, I assumed (and I'm probably correct) that these are former employees that can help you to be reinstated.

I have heard (I'm not on FB) there are Facebook groups of these types of persons that offer this service for a good chunk o' change.
They guarantee your account will be reinstated or money back guaranteed.
They know exactly the wording that needs to be used as they 'supposedly' worked in the departments of Amazon.
Mind you, I don't know if it's true, I've only seen postings on Reddit and other forums that the groups exist and who runs the groups.

Don't know about the insurance part of it and taxes info will be helpful for some.
* Amazon Central / Re: Pay by Invoice Started Today 8/8/18
« on: August 19, 2018, 03:25:45 PM »
Drinks on the house compliments of Uncle Leroy
SellerCentral News: Inventory cleanup coming soon; LTS Fees Changing
Aug 16, 2018

Fulfillment by Amazon's next inventory cleanup is September 15, 2018. Changes to long-term storage fees have been introduced. For details, see FBA long-term storage fees.
* Amazon Central / Re: Amazon Insurance
« on: August 18, 2018, 01:51:07 PM »
It comes up on my reddit feed as a paid promotion.
Here's the link:
* Amazon Central / Re: Pay by Invoice Started Today 8/8/18
« on: August 18, 2018, 01:49:12 PM »
I don't know if it works better for larger sellers or if it's just one of those things Amazon institutes that just doesn't work out for me and my tadpole level of seller.
* Everything eBay / Re: Ebay Marketplace Update 2018
« on: August 18, 2018, 01:47:25 PM »
It was ok.
Nothing earth shattering.
Our members who used the marketplace were in charge of their own marketing, backlinks and more.
That was also when we had a blog for this forum.
Members would upload an item into our marketplace, then use their blog via this forum to market and backlink.
Ended up closing it down as members moved onto eCrater, back to eBay, Amazon or focused on their Shopify which was more seo friendly.

* Amazon Central / Re: Amazon Insurance
« on: August 14, 2018, 09:59:44 AM »
It comes up in my Reddit feed.

* Amazon Central / Re: FBAForward Bankrupt and Closing
« on: August 14, 2018, 09:57:42 AM »
Same as you except I started in 2008.
* E-commerce In The News / Re: The Brand-less Brand
« on: August 14, 2018, 09:57:00 AM »
quickly checking eBay
* E-commerce In The News / Re: Supreme Court Ruling Affects eSellers
« on: August 14, 2018, 09:56:19 AM »
I hear ya.
This ---->

It's the politicians and city council members who have the ability to say "no" to sports owners, and that's who Oliver should have directed his speech toward. Or rather, to the citizens who repeatedly say yes to voting such politicians into office.

Oliver closed his speech saying, "The next time a team comes around asking for a new stadium, I want you to make them pay." Rather than sticking it to sports teams, though, the public should instead make the politicians who enable them pay, with their jobs or by demanding constitutional amendments prohibiting such unscrupulous policies.

* Amazon Central / Re: Pay by Invoice Started Today 8/8/18
« on: August 14, 2018, 09:46:31 AM »
My last invoiced payment:
Disbursed to your bank account ending in 2523 on Jan 21, 2018.

I rest my case.
<taking a bow>
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