as a seller should i be a prime member?
prime member - would have nothing to do with your seller account at all.
seller offering prime shipping - depends on your business model - you might review some of the previous posts regarding the plus and minus aspect of offering seller fulfilled prime. Lynne
Yes. It will help you to understand the customers better if you get used to buying on Amazon and expecting it to show up in 48 hours or less. Yes, seriously.
We once had a job applicant who never shopped online. At all.
Now is the time to purchase your Prime membership since it is on sale for $79
It would help you to understand the Amazon marketplace, besides it includes prime video, prime music and unlimited 2-day shipping! best value in town.
You can NOT use prime membership benefits to fulfill any orders. That would be a violation of the Terms Of Service.
You could check out an Amazon Business account for your business as well.
You also get a 'free' Kindle book every month if you are Prime member.
I just wanted to add that I pay for mine from the business since I order supplies.