How to open an online store in 5 easy steps?

Here is a step-by-step process to selling online

by Swati Bucha on 19/09/2018
Selling online can be rewarding in experience and reaps financial benefits too. The online mode is regarded as one of the easiest mediums to convert one’s entrepreneurial dreams into reality. More importantly, it can be the way to start a new business or grow an existing one. If you are ready to get started, follow these 5 steps to open an online store:

STEP 1: Registration

Click on the Start Selling button anywhere on our website. Create your Amazon account by entering your name, email address and a password.

STEP 2: Business Details

Top of FormEnter the company/business name and click on the ‘Continue’ button. Fill in your business details; Enter store name, Select product category, enter your address, and click on the ‘Continue’ button. Choose a shipping option that suits you the best. You can ship your products yourself using any courier service or avail Amazon Easy Ship service.

STEP 3: Tax Details

Update tax details according to the below options.

Option 1: Have GST number– Update Provisional GSTIN and PAN no. and click on the ‘Next’ button

Option 2: Sell in GST Exempted Category– Enter PAN no. and click on the ‘Next’ button

Option 3: Don't have GST handy and will update later– click on the ‘Next’ button

Option 4: Have never registered for GST– If you have not registered for GST, please learn how to register for GST. Importantly, you don’t need a GST number to sell books on Amazon.

STEP 4: Category Details

Choose the categories you want to sell your products in. You will need to answer a few simple questions about your business so that Amazon can serve you in the best way possible.

STEP 5: Bank Details and Listing

Enter your bank details to get payments and upload a scanned copy of your signature, which will be used on the invoices sent to your customers. Now list the products you wish to sell on Amazon and launch your business.

Register as an Amazon seller today and start selling online!
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