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How to get an Amazon Barcode

One of the most frequent questions we get at Buyabarcode.com is if the UPC barcodes we sell will work at Amazon.  Thankfully, the quick answer is to this question is YES.  

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Why Barcodes Are Used…

By Erik Quisling

 

One of the most common questions I get asked by new customers has to do with why barcodes are used in the first place?

 

The simple answer is sanity.  Before the advent of the UPC barcode system in the early 1970s, stores only had one way...

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Who Created Barcodes? What is GS1? Are they a part of the government?

By Erik Quisling

For more than 14 years I have been answering these two questions so let me sum up the answers as clearly as I can.

GS1 is not a governmental organization nor does it have any affiliation with the government whatsoever.

GS1 is the name of the private company that manages the barcoding...

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What Type of Barcode Do I Need? What is an EAN Barcode?

It is a very common question I receive every day. If you live in the United States or Canada and your product is not a book or a magazine, then you need what is called a UPC-A barcode, also known as UPC codes or UPC’s. All of them refer to the same 12-digit barcode you see on nearly 100% of all products you’ll find in a store. (UPC, by the way, stands for Univers...

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Are Barcodes and UPC Barcodes the same? What is a Barcode?

Every day I am very fortunate to speak with excited entrepreneurs who can hardly wait to introduce the world to their brand new product. From selling T-shirts and CDs to fishing lures and wine, entrepreneurs all come to me with the same set of questions:

What is a barcode?

Are barcodes and UPC barcodes the same thing?

How do barcodes work?

How...

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Buying UPC Barcodes for Amazon

One of the most frequent questions we get asked at Buyabarcode.com is if the UPC barcodes we sell will work at Amazon.  Thankfully, the quick answer is to this question is YES. 

 

It is true, however,  that buying UPC Barcodes for Amazon has been made a bit more challenging over the years since Amazon has changed its requirements several t...

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