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Why not do both? Amazon gets you your first orders. You ship with a note saying visit mystore.com for the full range, and sign up for discounts at mystore.com/discounts.

This would get you quickly banned on Amazon.

Really. I’m not a seller so I didn’t know. But that’s almost serfdom.

How is not being able to freeload off a platform for free advertising even close to serfdom?

You set up a successful business on Amazon having done a lot of marketing yourself and now you are forced to use them to sell everything. You are now working for Amazon, or lose your business.

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