The Road To An Amazon Suspension2607191
Here's an essential warning for all third-celebration sellers on the Amazon marketplace.
Altering your bank account information at a time when the retail giant has just rolled out a new security measure may result in the suspension of your seller account.
To protect you and other third-party sellers from persistent hackers, Amazon has come up with a Two-Step Verification (2-SV) which adds an additional layer of security to your account.
So at the moment, the business does not welcome any modifications which you may make to your bank account particulars noncompliance will lead to your account's suspension.
Sellers whose accounts have been suspended had to wait for hours or even weeks to be reinstated.
There are different reasons why you would want to change the information on your bank account, but holding it off for the time being will serve you nicely.
Closing your existing account and opening a new 1 could be worse, so avoid doing this at all costs.
Even though other sellers are gloating that they have effectively updated their bank accounts and not faced any repercussions at all, a bigger percentage of whom are now crying more than spilt milk.
In case your bank has performed a system upgrade and automatically changed your bank account quantity, it would be sensible to ask them if they could possibly activate your new quantity when the dust has settled.
Don't let Amazon spot a discrepancy in the bank account which you have linked to your seller account, or else you will be suspended without prior notification.
Amazon's extra layer of protection
By enabling Amazon's two-SV in your Seller Central account, you will make the job of hackers extremely difficult, if not ineffective.
The additional security layer will need you to enter a safety code aside from your login details when you sign in to your account.
You can obtain the security code through e-mail, text message or an authenticator app from Google which is downloadable to your telephone.
Amazon encourages all sellers on their marketplace to enable 2-SV the soonest time that they can so that they can prevent any potential attacks that might come their way.
Beneath is an excerpt from the message of Amazon Seller Support:
"We know there are bad actors out there, and while I cannot speculate on their motives, we think the use of two-SV is a critical safety measure that sellers should enable and keep in their toolbox with out waiting till June 30th when it becomes a requirement."
If you haven't enabled two-SV in your Seller Central account however, head more than to the Help & Consumer Service web page on the Amazon web site and follow the steps there.
Some sellers say the sign-up process was quick and simple, but to other people it was nightmarish.