The initial set up is non-trivial, Amazon have exacting standards that will require time and patience to meet. However, they do provide extensive guidance on how to meet their information standards. The payback is that once you set up the integration, all new products that you add to your POS, all price changes you make on your POS, all inventory changes you make on your POS and all orders placed on Amazon are automatically added, modified and synchronized between your POS and Amazon.
We have a comprehensive series of articles to get you integrated. The 100 series will get you through the first part of the set up - getting your credentials from Amazon, entering them into the NitroSell WebStore manager and deciding on how you want to handle your Amazon orders.
- Amazon 101. Amazon Requirements
- Amazon 102. Getting amazon.com MWS credentials
- Amazon 103. Getting amazon.co.uk MWS credentials
- Amazon 106. Getting amazon.es MWS credentials
- Amazon 107. Getting amazon.ca credentials
- Amazon 104. The Amazon set-up wizard
Step 1. Sign up with Amazon for a Professional Seller Account
The integration uses the Amazon Marketplace Web Service(MWS). To be eligible to use MWS, sellers must have a professional/ pro Amazon selling account. Sellers with only individual Selling on Amazon accounts are not eligible to register for or use MWS. If you are an individual seller and would like to use MWS, you can become eligible to register for MWS by upgrading to a Pro Merchant seller account from the ‘Setting - Account Info’ page in your Seller Central account.
Step 2. Enter your credentials into the Amazon set-up wizard
This is described in detail here.
Now that you are signed up with Amazon your should have various pass-phrases and keys. With these keys handy, open up your WebStore Manager. The Amazon integration is found at the top level between Marketing and Design.
When you first open the Amazon integration, you will be presented with an Amazon Set-up Wizard. This wizard will be presented to you until you have successfully finished the wizard.
Step 3. Mapping your data
Once you have successfully completed the Amazon set-up wizard you need to map the data on your POS to Amazon. This is covered in detail here.