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Ready to supercharge your conversion rates by improving how your Amazon listing looks?


Humans, by default, are not wired to look at the first product they see and buy it immediately. They look around before making a purchase.


These days, Amazon is littered with competition and has more options than ever. You have to be noticeable and memorable to stand out from the crowd.


As an Amazon seller, you must give them as much visual information as possible to influence a buyer’s purchase decision. 


Use these 8 product shots on your Amazon listing images that will give your product a first-mover advantage on Amazon.


Amazon establishes rules for a product’s primary image that all sellers must follow. These guidelines often change, so it’s important to review Seller Support image guidelines continuously. 

You’ve heard a picture is worth a thousand words countless times, but do you know what that really means? You could leave thousands of dollars on the table if your product photo doesn’t get the job done.

Product images utilize specific techniques to showcase the products in a striking way to entice potential shoppers to make a purchase.

Now let’s further understand why pictures are so important while selling online.



We are in the era of visual information, a time where visual data plays a significant role in each stage of life.


Also, visualization works because we, as humans, respond to it and process the visual data much better than other data types.


This makes it great to implement creative solutions to leverage data visualization and unveil their true perspective to meet business goals. 


The truth is that online shoppers are first attracted to the visual element and not the written one.

You need to have a clear picture in your mind about what you want your customer to see on their screens when they visit your Amazon listing page if you want them to click on the “buy now” button. 


But how do you know what kind of visuals resonate with your customers? More importantly, how do you make sure they’re going to be effective in driving clicks and sales?

Here are 8 simple, actionable tips that you can implement today!





  1. Make your main image use a pure white background

Your main product photo should showcase the product you’re selling without distractions. Be sure they set the background to a pure white color to make the products look like they are “floating” within the eCommerce marketplace.


  1. Back images 

Back images are supplemental and contain important product information such as ingredients, health risks, and instructions. They only provide crucial information to consumers, but they can also help your product stand out. 

  1. Close-up shots

Close-up product photography on your product listings helps customers to identify product materials, build quality, and important or unique design features.

  1. Product Infographics

Product infographics display a product and explain various aspects or benefits of it. They also can be informative and aid in exploring the details of a problem solved by your product.


  1. Lifestyle images

Lifestyle product photography shows real-life scenarios where people can use a product. It is intended for consumers to feel like they are living vicariously through your images and make a purchase because they want what you have shown them.


Aspirational images show your prospective clients what the result of using your products looks like. Make these images beautiful and emotional so that someone viewing it would want to jump into that photo and be a part of the fun, excitement, and emotion of using your product. 


Consider making small videos that would simulate an in-store shopping experience. It levels up your visual information, differentiating your business from your competition.


Use these when the previous options are not obtainable:

  • Side view or other angles of the product
  • Group shot of multiple products in line
  • If you think it’s relevant information, show the measurement of the product’s dimensions


Overall, Amazon sellers simply need to be mindful of the fact that consumers are becoming more visually oriented. As they become savvier, they will begin to look at their options before making a decision.

You can make this your year to crush it on Amazon with effective product images!

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Want traffic conversion tips?

I was fortunate to be part of MAG's first batch of its Advertising Internship Program. The timing was perfect for me as I was looking for an opportunity to learn more about Amazon PPC and at the same time to have hands-on training to work on accounts.  


When I started my internship, I listed down the things I wanted to learn. And I am happy to say that I've ticked all the boxes! My most favorite was "Optimization Using Bulk Files”. Bulk files and I, we did not get along at first, it was so scary seeing all those data! But I had a great mentor who guided me along the way. He patiently taught me step by step on how to process the data. He was very enthusiastic in answering all of my questions. He supported me until I gained the confidence in uploading my first, second, third (and so on) bulk uploads. 


The biggest advantage in working with MAG (and I must say one thing that I always look forward to every week) is its Weekly Ads Training. Every week, we discuss various topics about PPC. Interns/Ads Specialists/Ads Managers, we all share knowledge, information, and updates about PPC. During our discussions, we exchange ideas and feedback. It became an avenue not just to learn a skill, but also to clear any vague or ambiguous PPC topics. 


For me, the biggest disadvantage is the work schedule. As an Intern, I have to follow EST timing. The time difference from my location was only 8 hours, but being a morning person, I really struggled to keep myself awake. But if you are a night owl, then this will not be a problem for you.


So if you are considering joining the MAG Advertising Internship Program, my advice to you is to take action - APPLY NOW! The knowledge that you will gain and the skill that you will develop from this program will be invaluable. And who knows? From being an Intern, you might be the next one to be promoted as Jr. Ads Specialist! 

Maria Victoria Piedad