Operate Products and Orders with Woocommerce Amazon Integration
Managing an e-store, many merchants fall back upon different ways to widen their sales across channels and marketplaces, and Amazon is among the largest online retailers that suits these needs.
If you are a WooCommerce website owner, you might think about getting the tool, that will give a possibility to integrate your website with Amazon marketplace.
Amazon Integration addon, built in Store Manager software, grants not only simplified site management, but fast and errorless association of WooCommerce-based shop with Amazon marketplace. With this tool, you can make product listings to export them to the marketplace, update and synchronize product-related details and operate order information on Amazon.
Here we will describe the required steps to successfully perform mentioned operations with WooCommerce Amazon Integration.
Plugin is available for usage starting from Store Manager for WooCommerce version 1.15.0
Connect To Your Amazon Account
To start working with Amazon Integration, you are obliged to add new account.
After you hit the “New Account” button, you will launch a window, where you have to fill in all the necessary account credentials, namely: Account Name, Amazon Marketplace depending on the country, Merchant ID and MWS Auth Token.
Full guide on how to enter your Amazon Account via WooCommerce Amazon Integration can be checked here - Login Amazon Celler Account. Or use the embedded “instructions” button in the New Account window.
Once you filled in all the needed credentials, hit OK and you will receive the confirmation message about successful login.
After the registration, you will see a window with the possible operations that can be performed with WooCommerce Amazon Integration and your account.
When you hover over the account field, you will see the possible actions that can be made over it: add new account, edit existing one and delete it.
Now, we can proceed with products and orders management.
New WooCommerce Amazon Listing
WooCommerce Amazon Integration addon combines 2 processes that can be performed to the marketplace: export and synchronization.
To start adding new items to your marketplace account - hit "New Listing" button to start creating a new merchandise listing.
The window that opens next, offers to name your newly added listing, save it or load settings from file.
You should tick the checkboxes, depending on the data you want to publish to marketplace - inventory, prices, images or shipping options.
Whenever you enable particular entity - you will see the appeared tab with the related data for filling. For example, we have enabled two of them: inventory and images, so you can see there are two tabs emerged.
Enable "Classification" checkbox if you want your items to be placed in particular Amazon category and you will be moved to the step of mapping WooCommerce store categories to Amazon ones after you add products to listing.
Note, this option will be adjustable and opened as a separate tab via “Settings” option in Manage Inventory Data window only after your product listing has already been exported to the marketplace.
Now, let’s continue with General tab on the left, that is responsible for one of the first and main steps during product export - select the identificator, your WooCommerce goods will be found by on Amazon. You can select between two options:
- Product Name - in such case, you will need to search products on Amazon manually, specifying its name via “Find on Amazon” button and apply them manually.
- Map by identification code - choose the Amazon ID (ASIN, EAN, UPC, ISBN, GTIN, GCID, PZN) and map it to the database field, that corresponds with the chosen identifier. In such case, items from your store will be lined to the matching ones on marketplace automatically.
Next, specify what exact product-related data will be exported to marketplace - SKU, condition, manufacturer, max order quantity, etc. You can also use macros at the step of carrying out the merchandise.
If you do not want to export all the data - you can leave the fields with “don’t publish” option, that is setup by default, and these details will not be appended.
Then, you can carry on with the next step - add WooCommerce items to listing. To do so, use the appropriate option on the toolbar and select categories, your products will be retrieved from.
You can also use the search dialog window if you have big category tree.
After you have picked the needed category - you will see products listed in the addon window.
You can delete some or all of them if you do not want them to be processed to the marketplace.
As we have mentioned earlier, of you have enabled "Classification" option before export, the next step will allow to map your website categories to the ones that exist on Amazon.
Categories Mapping window offers to select Suggested Categories from the marketplace, that are the most appropriate to the ones, you publish from.
After you press “Save” button - you will be transferred to Manage Inventory Data window, that is divided for two parts: the left one allows to manage listing settings and the the section on the right lets specifying product-related data.
You can add new listings or remove the unwanted ones. “Settings” option opens a window with product-related details that can be adjusted right before export. Also, if you need to update some details, e.g. prices, you can make it in this window and after, start synchronization process.
In case you would like to publish merchandise automatically - you can use the “Schedule” button and the task will be executed according to the specified time.
“Logs” section will help you see the detailed description of recently performed operations: date, operation type, its status and also the details of the certain operation performed.
When you are done with the settings - you can hit “Publish” and the item list will be placed on Amazon.
Manage Orders Through WooCommerce Amazon Integration
WooCommerce Amazon Integration gives the opportunity not only to integrate your store merchandize with the sales giant, but also, allows to manage orders made on the marketplace. The section is divided for several parts:
- orders list - here you can check the Amazon order ID, buyer name, total, etc.;
- ordered items - title, ASIN, SKU and quantity;
- seller and customer details- you can print packing slip, confirm shipment, cancel and refund order;
- filter - gives the possibility to narrow down the search of orders by specific parameters: period type, time period and additional settings, as status; filters also can be customized depending on your requirements.
WooCommerce Amazon Integration, available in Store Manager is a great tool to integrate your store with the biggest online retailer to increase your merchandise realization and customer base.
*Amazon Integration is an already built in Store Manager and cannot be used without it.
WooCommerce Amazon plugin can be tested for a few items FREE!Try now
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