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July 15, 2020

IO Scout Review: The Amazing Software Tool for Amazon Sellers



The increasing number of sellers on Amazon is currently increasing the level of competition on the platform. However, as much as there are several hacks to standing out as a seller on Amazon, having the right tools can go a long way in making the process easy for you. One of these tools is the software app you choose to use. Depending on the type of products you choose to sell, you can choose to use a single software or combine different software. 



However, some software offer multiple integrated functions. IO Scout is one of these software. This article highlights some of the amazing features of IO Scout that makes it a popular choice for Amazon sellers.

Getting Started with IO Scout

IO Scout currently stands as one of the most popular software tools for Amazon sellers online. It is an all-in-one tool that offers an array of essential functions for Amazon sellers. Irrespective of whether you are a new user or you have been in the business for some time; you are sure to find IO Scout quite handy. Currently, it estimated that well over 45,000 Amazon sellers use IO Scout. 

Some of the features of the software include tools for product research, Inventory management, product listing builder, BSR Estimator, FBA Calculator, and many other amazing features. 

Features of IO Scout

There are several features offered by IO Scout that make it amazing for Amazon sellers. Some of these features include;

  1. FBA Calculator

FBA Calculator is a vital tool for all Amazon sellers that use the Amazon FBA scheme. With the FBA Calculator fees, sellers can easily calculate the total amount of FBA fees on a product and predict their net profit on such products conveniently. 

1. Product Finder

One of the perks of running a successful business on Amazon is selling the right product. Considering that there are over 200 million products on Amazon, finding the right product requires having the right tools. The IO Scout product finder is definitely a fantastic tool for this. Apart from its vast database, it also has several filters that make it easy to browse through this database. 

2. Amazon Sales Estimator

The Amazon Sales Estimator helps sellers get the necessary information on their sales performance ahead. The estimation is done based on the BSR of the product selected. The tool also gives insight into the number of sales that can help improve the BSR of your product. 

3. Product Tracker

With the IO Scout Product Tracker, you can conveniently keep tabs on selected products and their performance. When specific products are bookmarked, they are stored in a different folder that allows you to see them easily. All necessary information about the product also appears in the bookmark and updated hourly for any changes.   

4. Keyword Scout

In optimizing the appearance of your product on Amazon, choosing and optimizing the right keyword is very vital. The keyword scout helps you find the most popular keywords associated with your product. Using these keywords in listing your products makes them easier for buyers to find in their searches. Also, once you are aware of the most popular keywords associate with your product, it becomes relatively easier to optimize your product in the Amazon search engine.

5. Google (News - Alert) Chrome Extension

The IO Scout Chrome Extension feature is amazing because it makes your work easier and faster. Instead of having to keep going back and forth to get product information, the Chrome extension allows you to get product information and carry out some actions while on the product page within your browser. All you have to do is install the extension and launch it whenever you’re on Amazon.

6. Listing Builder

Product listing is a vital part of your sales process, particularly if you sell private label products or are into wholesale. IO Scout Listing Builder helps you achieve this. 

7. Inventory Management

An efficient inventory management tool is a must-have for every seller. With this tool, you can conveniently monitor stock levels and know when to reorder. This way, you can never go out of stock on certain products. 

8. Sales Analytics

The sales analytics tool is designed to give sellers a detailed, timely assessment of their sales performance. This tool is essential to make some critical business decisions. 

Pricing 

IO Scout is offered in three packages, which can either be paid for monthly or annually. Annual payments allow users to enjoy 60%, while monthly subscribers only get a 25% discount.

The three packages include; 

  • The Startup Package ($22.5/month)
  • The Seller Package ($32.5/month)
  • The Business Package ($42.5/month)

What does each package offer?

In the Startup Package, users get 25 keywords in the Keyword tracker and 25 products in the product tracker. In the Seller package, these are increased to 45, respectively, and the package also covers a Chrome extension that makes it easier to use IO Scout while on product pages. 

The Business package, however, offers access to 85 products and keywords in the product and keyword tracker, respectively. It also comes with the Chrome extension. 

Conclusion

IO Scout is a fantastic tool for Amazon sellers. It offers all the basic tools needed to give you an edge as an Amazon seller at an optimal cost. This makes one of the best choices when it comes to Amazon FBA tools around.



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