By Jordan Malik, MBA/MS & Award-Winning Amazon Pro Merchant & eBay Top Seller


Can Audiocassettes with a 'Lousy' Sales Rank Sell on Amazon?

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Remember my post about snobbish Amazon sellers turning away books and other media just because they had 'abysmal' bestseller rankings on Amazon?

I proved them wrong (again).

(By the way, by 'media' I mean books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, audio tapes)

See, all those 'remnants' still have nuggets of gold in them, and they're not so hard to come by.

Example:  This bundle of a few audio cassettes (wow, remember those?) on the uber-boring topic of human development. I scanned it and picked it up at a library sale for $2. My scanner said the sales rank was 3.8 Million, with just a few competing sellers.

So I put it on Amazon about 2 weeks ago and it just sold (well, the sale is actually pending) for $28. That's a net ROI (return on investment) of over 1,000% and the bestseller rank, from just my sale jumped dramatically, to 199,000!

So the lesson here is, don't rely on bestseller rank alone; and don't ignore 'boring' media items when you're out scouting.

Do you want to uncover your own little nuggets of gold? Used media is probably the cheapest inventory you can find to sell on Amazon. Here's how:

1.) Download this free guide that shows exactly how to sell media on, as well as what scanner/scouting service to buy that will make it a lot easier for you.

2.) To find 'hidden' sources of used media, get this must-have S.W.A.T. guide and/or this locator of popular and relatively unknown library book sales

3.) Get out and start scouting!

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