e-EMPOWER is a Khalifa Fund initiative promoting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) based in Abu Dhabi brought to you in partnership with Amazon.ae.

Module 1: Welcome to Amazon

Week 1
Welcome to your first e-EMPOWER module. We are thrilled for you to join us as Selling Partner on Amazon.ae.

Each module has the following sections:
1) What you will learn: a summary of the key topics covered in the module
2) e-Learning Videos: discover and get detailed step-by-step process for each module topics
3) Amazon Expert Session: don't forget to register to our dedicated e-EMPOWER webinars and submit your question in advance
4) Checklist: Tasks to do before moving to the following module
5) Quiz: 3 questions to test your knowledge based on the e-learning videos content
6) FAQs: key Frequent Asked Questions related to the topics covered on each module

Let's start with the basics: creating your Amazon Seller account.

What you will learn

  • Benefits of Selling on Amazon
  • Introduction to Selling on Amazon
  • How Selling on Amazon works
  • Step-by-step guide to create your Amazon Seller account
Amazon Expert Session
Join our workshops to learn about optimizing your Amazon business. Dial in to ask any question; from completing your Amazon Seller account, create your listings, or the best fulfillment option for your business.
e-EMPOWER Expert sessions: Every Wednesday at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (GST) Link and Meeting ID: 5643 33 8447 here. Please use this link if you are outside UAE.

Module 1 - Checklist

Complete these next steps before progressing to Module 2

Quiz: Test your knowledge

Question 1
What are the benefits of Selling on Amazon?
Question 2
What are the Selling Partner basics for Selling on Amazon?
Question 3
Which tool or tools can help you setting-up your online business on Amazon.ae faster?
Answer Key
Question 1 - The correct answer is C
Question 2 - The correct answer is B
Question 3 - The correct answer is C

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I register as an Individual to sell on Amazon?
Yes, at Amazon we have two selling plans: Professional and Individual, but you can think of them as premium and standard. Good news is that for a limited time, we are offering our professional plan free of cost. There will be no monthly subscription fee for all Amazon sellers who would like to sell in United Arab Emirates.

With this promotion, when you register for a selling account today, you will be automatically entitled to a Professional Selling plan for free, which gives you access to inventory tools to upload batch files and manage your orders through feeds and additional business reports to give you insights on your performance. Additionally, some product categories are available only to Professional Sellers who apply for permission and meet requirements.
What documents are required to create a Seller account?
In order to complete your registration, make sure you have access to your:
• Business email address or Amazon customer account
• Phone number where you are reachable
• Government issued national ID (e.g. Emirates ID (identity verification protects sellers and customers)
• Bank account number,
• For Businesses – Trade License if you are an owner and a Power of Attorney only if you are a legal representative
• For Individuals – Either of recent bank account statement, credit card statement or utility bill
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