There are a certain number of bandit territories in Amazon, where every seller can face the dark side of this platform. Selling on Amazon is a toe-to-toe competition, where the only thing you can do is survive and make the killing out of this seller wall. “A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace,” and Amazon sellers know it by heart. In fact, competition makes it so hard to concentrate on selling your own products, that some sellers forget about everything and blindly follow their instinct and try to eliminate other competitors just like you. Here, the rule of law does not work; instead, the law of the jungle speaks for itself. If you’re striving to sell on this platform, you’d better be prepared, since no one will tell you about sellers ruining your Amazon career. But luckily for you, we at Got Suspended Clients will!
Jealous Sellers Can Play with Your Product Photos!
What? When? How? Yes, this is possible and sadly, it is something that happens very often. This will not happen if you have registered your brand on Amazon, but if you haven’t done it, seller X will “accidentally” change your photo on purpose and you will be the one to pay the price. If your product picture doesn’t match with the product description or the customer receives something completely different because of this, your Amazon seller account will get suspended and you’ll have to work on its reinstatement. “Shouldn’t I get a notification when the product picture changes?” No, you won’t receive anything; ironic, right?
Changing photos is not the worst thing that can happen to you. Sellers who want to be the front-runner will do everything to get rid of you, the one who is standing on their way to success.
Sometimes sellers can fill your products with positive feedback, which is NOT good. This would be perfect if everything was done legally, above board. However, Amazon hates it when sellers use software to generate fake feedback, and ironically, Amazon will suspect you off the bat. Imagine you are Amazon, and one of your sellers receives a large amount of positive reviews; wouldn’t it be sketchy for you? Of course, it would. This is why you’ll get suspended in the blink of an eye and will have to reinstate your Amazon seller account.
Speaking of feedback, negative reviews will leave your seller account suspended as well.
Even though Amazon does everything in order to eliminate this problem, it still exists. Sellers give it their best shot and cover your reputation with negative feedback. Just think of it, Amazon is obsessed with its customers, and customers are obsessed with shopping online. If you’re not offering the best customer service, say adios to your suspended Amazon seller account.
In a nutshell, be careful when selling on Amazon. While different mechanisms are being developed to prevent this issue, you can keep your eyes on the ball and eliminate the problem ASAP. On a daily basis check your product photos, monitor your feedback (don’t ever try to remove them, unless you want to get suspended, which we’re sure you’re not) and you will be able to race against other sellers in a fair and legal way. And if an unfair seller manages to get your seller account suspended, our team at Got Suspended Clients can make sure it bounces right back!