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Listing (non-variant) products on Amazon

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Overview

In the situation when the product description does not already exist on Amazon, LinnLive facilitates with creating a new listing.

Prerequisites

Quick Guide

1. Find and highlight items to be listed;
2. Select configurator;
3. Review templates for the listings;
4. Confirm creation of the listings.

Detailed Guide

1. Find and Highlight Items to be Listed

    1.1 Locate the item on Inventory screen. Use one of the following methods:

    a. Use Search field to find items. Read more about Search here;

    b. Get whole category of items by selecting the required category from the Category drop-down box;

    c. Get items that are not listed on the channel by selecting Not Listed *Channel Name* from the Mode drop-down box.

    1.2 Click the item you are about to list. To select multiple items, hold down the Ctrl key and click on the items to be listed. 


2. Select Configurator

    2.1 Having the products selected right-click under the Channel Name;

    2.2 Select Create Listings;

    2.3 Select the required configurator from the list (Fig. 2.1).

  Fig. 2.1 

3. Review Templates for the Listings

Templates for all items that have been selected in the Inventory screen will be created and displayed in the Listings screen (Fig. 3.1). 

    3.1 Make sure item SKU, Title, Price, Barcode and Description are entered correctly;

    Note: Amazon requires barcodes for the products sold on their site.

    3.2 Click Attributes button to see what attributes will be used in the listing;

    3.3 Click Images button to verify images that will be sent to the channel;

    a) Click on Download Images from Linnworks button to download newer images from Linnworks to refresh the screen (Fig. 3.2);

    b) Click on Upload New Image button to upload new images from the computer or a website (Fig. 3.2);

    c) Each uploaded image can belong to one of the following types: (Fig. 3.2):

    None - the image is disabled and will not appear in the listing;

    Main image - main image of the item;

    Other image - additional image for the item ;

    Swatch image- swatch image of the product that will appear below the main image as a thumbnail;

    MainOfferImage - image for a used item (available only, if Condition in the listing template is not new).

    3.4 Click on Browse Node button to verify browse node(s). Browse Nodes section shows full list of browse nodes selected in the configurator. Browse nodes that will be used for given listing are ticked. Enter browse node ID in the Filter field to find the required browse node (Fig. 3.3), in case there is a need to change selected ones.

  Fig. 3.1   Fig. 3.2   Fig. 3.3 

4. Confirm Creation of the Listings

On Amazon listings are created in batch. Every batch takes 1000 items from every integrated Amazon account. LinnLive has to be open until all the listings have been created. After successful/unsuccessful submission of the listings, the Amazon listing screen will display Status as Listed or Error while creating. If there was an error, it can be viewed by clicking View button in 
the Report cell.

    4.1 To create multiple listings one-by-one, click Create button next to each listing;

    4.2 To bulk create all listings, select all the templates using Ctrl + A buttons on the keyboard and click Process Selected button at the top. 


Note: Creation of products or adding to catalogue on Amazon may take up to 15 minutes to respond with the status.


Videos and Files

Amazon Listings - Creating new products and looking up existing catalog

This video shows how to create new products on Amazon from LinnLive2, perform bulk and single lookup of products on amazon and add yourself as a seller to the existing amazon item listing.