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Sell Books online
on Amazon

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In 2018, close to 28 million books were sold on to customers across India. If you are a books seller, here's how you can sell them on India's largest bookstore,, and reach crores of customers across India.
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Step 1: Register as an Amazon Seller

You need the following details create your seller account on Amazon
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Your PAN information

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An active bank account for payments

Types of books you can sell on Amazon
Business and economics books
School Books
Novel books
Vernacular books

Step 2: Listing your products

To display your products on for customers to purchase, you need to list them from your Seller Central account by either:

Adding a new offer by matching or scan the product barcode or ISBN using the Seller App

(if the books is available on Amazon)

Create a new listing by uploading product images and fill in the details

(for new books not currently listed on Amazon)
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Step 3: Deliver to customer

Once your product receives an order, you will need to deliver it to the customer. There are many ways to do this:
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Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Amazon stores, packs &
delivers your products.
Products on FBA are Prime eligible.
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Easy Ship You store & pack your products,
Amazon delivers
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Self-Ship You store, pack & deliver
your products
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“We do not have the knowledge or the manpower to reach even the remotest of areas where people would want to order from us. So we used to miss out on all those orders a lot.
But Amazon has the expertise and infrastructure to do so”
Akash, selling on Amazon through Source Books

Step 4: Get paid every 7 days

You will get paid for your delivered orders in 7-day payment cycles after deducting the Amazon fees, with funds deposited directly into your bank account.
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Here is the fees charged for a sell price of ₹ 350, assuming package weight is 400gms, shipped regionally by Easy Ship
Fees charged
Closing Fee
₹ 8
Referral Fee at 4%*
₹ 14
Easy Ship Delivery fees
₹ 48
GST on total Amazon Fees
₹ 12.6
Total Amazon Fees including GST
₹ 82.6
Earnings sent to your account
₹ 267.40
*2% for Books priced <INR 250; 4% for Books priced >INR 250 and <=INR 500;
9% for Books priced >INR 500 and <= INR 1000; 13% for Books >INR 1000
Start selling books to crores of customers today
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