Setting Triggers

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    Jim Carter

    So if I am selling used books on Amazon, I assume I select NO under the Used Offers Only (Used Buy Box)? Not clear to me since it is still FBA.   Also, what does your program assume about the condition of the books you sell.   Books that are in OK condition will sell for less than books that are like new or very good condition.  How does that figure into your computations?  If I have an book which is in OK condition, do I simply select 1 (Lowest price ) for my trigger? 

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    Jim Carter

    What does the field trade-in imply?

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    Caleb Roth

    Hey Jim - the trade-in field is how much you can sell the book back on Amazon and get a guaranteed gift card for it.  If there's a value showing for the trade-in price, odds are other book buyers are willing to pay more, so you should click the BookScouter link to see if you can get a higher price from other vendors.  ScoutIQ assumes you'll be buying used books - the Used Buy Box is if you would want to price your book where the other Prime offers are, since the Used BB is usually the lowest FBA offer.  If the book in your hand is in poor condition, you can tap on the lowest used price to see if the profits are high enough to justify buying it.

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    Markesha Smith

    Great article!  Is there a way to reset the Triggers?  I changed some of the Target Profit amounts while sourcing to scan a lot of books quickly.  Now that I understand how they work, I'd like to reset them.  Thanks!

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    Mike Camino

    The new trigger layout is the bomb.com!! Thanks for the hard work and awesome software!!

     

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    Andrew Ritchie

    I can't edit triggers. When I go to the trigger screen it says "No trigger set available".

     

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    Caleb Roth

    You can log out of the app and back in to clear the cache and triggers will show up then!  If you need to edit the triggers, head on over to our web portal at app.scoutiq.co.

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    Jorge Alatorre

    I've logged out as you suggested, Caleb. The triggers on my end are set in stone. Only 1 option available--the triggers that come from ScoutIQ. If I go into app.scoutiq.co I can click on adding an additional trigger set, but those are very limited in their editing, as well. I'm attaching screenshots of my phone, and the site:

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    Jorge Alatorre

    Here's the other: 

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    Caleb Roth

    Hey Jorge - you can edit the triggers on our web portal as you've discovered.  Click the Restore to Defaults option and it'll fill them in with the defaults to make editing much simpler!

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