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Price: $14.99

Category: Business

Updated: May 19, 2012

Version: 3.9

Size: 1.8 MB

Language: English

Seller: victor zefas

Rated 4+

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 3.2 or later

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Profit Bandit by First Light Apps

Profit Bandit Screenshots


Make money with your phone

Scan any barcode to find out how much profit you can make if you sell the item on Amazon. Single tap to list it for sale. Profit Bandit uses a 15-factor profit calculator to provide the most accurate profit figure, including postage rates and FBA fees.

7-day MONEY BACK GUARANTEE - Buy with Confidence

No calculations on your part are necessary and it's very easy to use. Don't pay $50/month for overpriced FBA scouting apps - Profit Bandit provides virtually identical functionality for a fraction of the price. It's the best-value Amazon scouting app on iTunes

You WILL make the money back that you spent on this app. Guaranteed. Most users do on their first outing


Bluetooth scanner support (requires additional In-app Purchase)

Shows stock levels for lowest-priced sellers

'Sell It' button takes you directly to the Amazon page to list your item for sale

One-handed scouting: shake the phone to scan

Quickly switch between the Amazon webpage and the standard Profit Bandit view for the item

Tap any seller to base your profit from

Specify an Amazon merchant ID to highlight

Profit & SalesRank alerts: vibrate phone when profit is above a specified amount or Rank is below a certain number

Show Net Profit or Profit Margin

See other sellers' prices & stock levels for FBA, New, and Used items

Use ZBar (built-in to Profit Bandit) or Pic2Shop for camera scanning

Supports Amazon USA and UK

Search CamelCamelCamel, eBay, Pricegrabber and others directly from the app (tap the title)

Search by barcode or keywords

Specify an Amazon merchant ID to highlight

Scan History (export to spreadsheet function available)

Buy List: Add the item to your "Buy List" within the app, then send the spreadsheet file (CSV) to yourself as an email attachment

Offline scanning

Amazon web view

See an itemized list of the profit calculation if you click the profit amount

Display weight and SalesRank

If you're an FBA seller Profit Bandit calculates all the FBA fees for you and even lets you input your custom inbound shipping rate to give you an even more accurate profit calculation.

Even if you're not an FBA seller Profit Bandit uses USPS Postage Rates (or Royal Mail for UK) and Amazon Marketplace fees to calculate a precise profit figure.
Potential uses:

Scan clearance and closeout items
Pick out the most valuable items at a garage sale or thrift store
Resellers can instantly assess the value of an item
Scan every item in your house or business to scout potential profit

SAVE TIME LISTING: When you're ready to list the item for sale on Amazon a single tap on the "Sell It" button takes you directly to the Amazon selling page for that item.

Profit Calculation Factors:
Pro Merchant savings
Postage Rates (USPS media mail/1st class/parcel post, Royal Mail for UK)
Amazon Variable closing fee
Amazon Referral Fee
Amazon Fixed Closing Fee
Amazon Shipping credit (non-FBA)
FBA Order handling fee
FBA Pick & Pack fee
FBA Oversize fee
FBA Zero Fee Fulfillment (over $300)
FBA Weight handling fee
FBA 30-day Storage Fee
FBA Shipping Rate (user provided)
Your cost to purchase item (user provided)
Auto-calculated sell price on Amazon (based on lowest price & condition - this can also be set to be based on the lowest FBA price)

PLEASE CONTACT THE DEVELOPER if you encounter any problems or have any questions. We are committed to providing a bug-free experience to our users. All bug reports will be resolved and a free update will be made available to our users. Also, please send us any features you'd like to see in the app. The most popular suggestions will be incorporated into future versions at no additional cost to you.

Note: iPhone 3G is not supported. This app requires iOS 5 or higher

What's New in Version 3.9

+ Tap an item in your Buy List to view it or delete it
+ Export full history list to CSV file (gets attached to an email)
+ Error reports are automatically sent to our support team for speedy resolution
+ Fixed memory & crash problem in History screen

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