Amazing FBA Amazon and E-Commerce Podcast

Amazing FBA Amazon and E-Commerce Podcast

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Selling on Amazon - whether you sell on Amazon UK or USA, how to sell stuff - especially white label products - at a profit. Interviews with experts including Greg Mercer of Jungle Scout, Will Tjernlund, Manuel Becvar, Chris Gree


Building an Amazon Business to Sell with Dave Storey
May 22 • 38 min
Building an Amazon Business to Sell Build to sell - these days, the entrepreneurs with bigger vision often want to build an Amazon business to sell rather than just for cashflow is an aim many entrepreneurs have when starting. To be fair, you have to be…
Build to Sell Amazon Business with Dave Storey
May 21 • 38 min
Building an Amazon Business to Sell Build to sell - these days, the entrepreneurs with bigger vision often want to build an Amazon business to sell rather than just for cashflow is an aim many entrepreneurs have when starting. To be fair, you have to be…
Amazon Unit Economics with Sergey Faldin of Sellerscale
May 15 • 33 min
Amazon Unit Economics Resources Mentioned today You’ll Learn * Why “Unit economics” are critical * Why everyone looks at demand using tools but few dig into fees * How a client’s shoe sizes were causing them to lose money on storage! * A simple tool that…
Amazon Management Accounting with Sergey Faldin of Sellerscale
May 12 • 19 min
Management Accounting for Amazon Sellers Resources Mentioned today You’ll Learn Management accounting cf financial accounting * Why accounting does not just mean “financial accounting” * What management accounting is and why you need it * The limitations…
Coronavirus for Amazon Sellers- Global Roundup late April/early May 2020
May 5 • 23 min
Facebook live panel global 29 April 2020 Jenna Lieber, Turnkey Product Management Konark Ogra, Rural Handmade John Cavendish, Seller Candy What is changing for Amazon Sellers under Covid19? John notifications are insane - ,monfitionring listing is arduous…
Why I’m Co-creating an Ecommerce Strategy Podcast
May 3 • 16 min
Michael talks over why he’s co-hosting a podcast and why strategy, not tactics: * Why tactics alone are leading to tired business models on Amazon * Why co-hosting gives so much power to the listener * Why you should subscribe to the new podcast!…
Amazon Europe for US Amazon Sellers with Kevin Sanderson
Apr 29 • 28 min
Amazon Europe for US Amazon Sellers with Kevin Sanderson UK And Europe cf Canada - register for VAT number - And EORI number - Ship stuff in - You do need someone in the country to act as VAT agent - Use an agency eg Avask - maybe £200 a quarter VAT for…
Amazon Canada for US Amazon Sellers with Kevin Sanderson
Apr 28 • 27 min
Kevin Sanderson live/podcast Ep 1 Expanding internationally and Canada focus For a webinar on this topic, go to: https://maximizingecommerce.com/michael-veazey Other podcast interviews by Kevin: Amazon Europe for US Sellers Selling in UK Kevin Sanderson…
Build an Ecommerce Team to 8 Figures with Fernando Cruz
Apr 23 • 41 min
Building an Ecommerce Team to grow to 8 figures on Amazon Intro: Fernando Cruz of Marketplace Ops and Pixelfy - who supercharge Amazon sales for brands by managing their accounts. Fernando and Nick built a business by learning to build an ecommerce team.…
Scaling an Amazon Business to 8 Figures with Fernando Cruz of Marketplace Ops
Apr 21 • 37 min
Scaling an Amazon Business to 8 figures with Fernando Cruz of Marketplace Ops Scaling an Amazon business to 8 figures is something Fernando Cruz and his partner personally achieved. Fernando works for Marketplace Ops, which superchargeas Amazon sales for…
Facebook Ad Audiences for eCommerce with Rory Stern
Apr 16 • 42 min
Facebook Ad audiences for eCommerce Facebook Ad Targetting/Audience Facebook Ad Audiences start with Basic Demographics: Geography eg USA Age 30-65 Gender You can pick one but Often you can let FaceBook find your target audience and NOT put constraints…
How to Set up Facebook Ads for eCommerce with Rory Stern
Apr 14 • 20 min
How to Set up Facebook Ads for eCommerce “We Deliver the results you hoped your last agency would” Rory F. Stern of RFS Media has been a best-kept secret working behind the scenes to help build, grow, and scale many successful online companies for the…
Facebook Ads for eCommerce – Strategy with Rory Stern
Apr 9 • 42 min
Facebook Ads Strategy for eCommerce “We Deliver the results you hoped your last agency would” Rory F. Stern has been a best-kept secret working behind the scenes to help build, grow, and scale many successful online companies for the last 14 years. Today,…
eCommerce Importing under Coronavirus with Burak Yolga
Apr 7 • 34 min
InfeCommerce Importing under Coronavirus Burak Yolga of Forceget.com eCommerce importing is Burak’s business. Burak spent 7 years in China Shenzen, established his international freight forwarding company from scratch – which is now present in China, US,…
Outsourcing Basics with Nathan Hirsch of OutsourceSchool.com
Apr 2 • 38 min
Nathan Hirsch is founder and former owner of Freeeup.com , Founder and CEO of Outsource School What is the bigger picture with your clients with Covid19? It’s speeded up the move towards homeworking. Communicate with your team - they are wondering how…
Working Capital for ecommerce with Nathan Fox of Payoneer
Mar 31 • 18 min
Nathan Fox is Head of Working Capital, UK for Payoneer. Payoneer is the market leading payment solution for ecommerce sellers How are your ecommerce clients getting on? Payoneer covers a spectrum of ecommerce sellers in locations. In the UK and Europe, a…
Diversifying Your Amazon Business with Rory Stern
Mar 26 • 45 min
“We Deliver the results you hoped your last agency would” Rory F. Stern has been a best-kept secret working behind the scenes to help build, grow, and scale many successful online companies for the last 14 years. Today, he manages a small boutique media…
Amazon Startup Success Story – Teddy Smith
Mar 12 • 34 min
Starting an Amazon private label business doesn’t have to be all about sourcing from China, using Alibaba or relying on Jungle Scout. Instead, Teddy Smith used his interest in home decor and a liking for India to create a unique business in months. Learn…
Effective Cash Flow Management with Robyn Johnson
Mar 5 • 42 min
Robyn talks about her experience and effective cash flow management. She also discusses the debt and cash flow forecasting. Effective cash flow management Robyn’s team has been coaching high-volume sellers for about 5 years now. Most people have an issue…
Sourcing Models for Amazon with Robyn Johnson
Mar 3 • 42 min
Robyn Johnson will be talking about the essentials and best practices for sourcing models. Background Robyn was not at all capitalist. She was a youth pastor - but “the benefits are out of this world” when working for the church. They had to test their…
Only Connect - the critical importance of relationships and how to grow them
Feb 27 • 15 min
Digital marketing can give the impression that business success is all about numbers and mechanics. My experience tells me that this is not the whole picture. Indeed, the measurements given by the numbers, and the structures, are all results of and there…
Product Research for Amazon with Stephen Somers of Marketplace Superheroes
Feb 25 • 39 min
Doing product research for Amazon needs to be done carefully. Get yourself up and running with PL on Amazon with Stephen Somers. How to do Product Research for Amazon (amazon.com figures) PL Winner Percentage 6-7 out of 10 in Stephen’s case succeed. Out…
Startup Mindset with Stephen Somers of Marketplace Superheroes
Feb 20 • 37 min
A startup mindset sometimes does not come naturally but gets built up by learning from experience. Stephen Somers shares his journey to success. Intro: To teach people how to build a global business using a private label on Amazon. Also provide key…
Amazon Enhanced Brand Content with Danny Carlson of Kenji ROI
Feb 18 • 33 min
Essentials of Amazon Enhanced Brand Content with Danny Carlson. We will be talking about how to improve product content and more tips for selling on Amazon. What is Amazon Enhanced Brand Content and what is A Plus content? A lot of people call it EBC but…
Amazon Wholesale Business with Dylan Frost of The Wholesale Formula
Feb 13 • 35 min
[powerpress_player] How Dylan & Dan got to the money to start their Amazon wholesale business You can start an Amazon wholesale business with $250-500 (Dylan and Dan started with a $600 credit card limit!) In the early days, Amazon paid out daily (now…
FBA Wholesale sourcing with Dylan Frost of The Wholesale Formula
Feb 12 • 35 min
[powerpress_player] Upsides of FBA Wholesale Sourcing You can start FBA Wholesale Sourcing with $250-500 You can get started selling within a week (cf 3-6 months with Private Label!) You can (and usually do) source and sell domestically ie within the same…
Amazon Product Photography with Danny Carlson of Kenji ROI
Feb 6 • 34 min
Check Danny Carlson on Amazon Product photography discussing the basics and best practices of commercial and eCommerce product photography. Principle 1 every image matters Amazon Product photography won’t get people to the image (except for the main…
Amazon Listing Optimization Process with Danny Carlson of Kenji ROI
Feb 4 • 20 min
Amazon listing optimization process is important. It is a comparison shopping engine. The attention that isn’t gained and held will go to the competition. Background Danny Carlson is the Founder of Amazon optimisation and listing agency, Kenji ROI and…
Amazon Wholesale Marketing with Dan Meadors
Jan 28 • 39 min
Amazon wholesale marketing is one of the key things to learn when optimizing your Amazon business. Optimizing your listing to produce high impact. Dan Meadors of The Wholesale Formula has a business in Reverse sourcing wholesale. Their Amazon business has…
Ways to Sell on Amazon – the 5 Main Business Models
Jan 25 • 21 min
Comparing Ways to sell on Amazon - 5 Amazon Business Models There are in fact multiple ways to sell on Amazon. But most Amazon sellers tend to fixate pretty early on a particular one of the ways to sell on Amazon. If you google “How to sell on Amazon”,…
Ecommerce Customer Avatar with Emma Schermer Tamir
Jan 21 • 32 min
You have to tailor your message to that specific Ecommerce customer avatar. It sounds simple but you have to be thoughtful about the message and image. CUSTOMER AVATAR Who is shopping and what matters to them Durable and also professional and tough and…
Process for Writing a Listing with Emma Schermer Tamir
Jan 16 • 23 min
Process for writing a listing needs a deep understanding of what is going on with the competitive space. Being thoughtful about your strategy is key. Construction principles Competitive structure You need to understand what is going on in your competitive…
Principles of Writing Great Listings with Emma Schermer Tamir
Jan 14 • 35 min
Principles of Writing Great Listings is surrounded by a degree of thoughtfulness to it. Properly optimising your listing can impact the bottom line. Why it matters The words you use matter for a host of reasons if you don’t know the principles of writing…
Start/Stop/Keep List - How to make New Year Resolutions for Entrepreneurs
Jan 10 • 36 min
January is the start of a calendar year. As such, it’s a traditional time for new year’s resolutions. But it’s also a lower-energy time of the year. As such, it’s a natural place to pause and reflect before moving on to the next round of activity. The…
Amazon Product Launch in 2020 with Jon Tilley of ZonGuru
Jan 7 • 31 min
When you have an Amazon product launch in 2020, you will compete with big brands who spend on paid search, so you need to know what you are doing. What are the biggest mistakes you see with people who HAVE picked a good product post-launch? If you pick…
Amazon Product Differentiation with Jon Tilley of ZonGuru
Jan 2 • 23 min
Amazon product differentiation has massive value, especially when selling on Amazon. You need to be on top and relevant to your consumers to truly succeed. Problem: Can I differentiate product? If yes, how? Data is 50% It’s about understanding your…
Amazon FBA Product Research with Jon Tilley of ZonGuru
Dec 31, 2019 • 25 min
Amazon FBA product research is becoming more and more important especially as data in the Amazon ecosystem is becoming even more developed. Jon Tilley is the CEO and co-founder (with Adam Hudson) of ZonGuru an all-in-one software toolset to help Amazon…
Following up on Amazon Reviews with Automated Email with Henson Wu
Dec 17, 2019 • 24 min
Following up on Amazon reviews with automated email is simpler than you think. We talk to Henson Wu on strategies that are sure to catch attention. Results from FeedbackWhiz - often go from 1% review rate to 3-8% when following up on Amazon reviews with…
Amazon email followup for review with Henson Wu
Dec 10, 2019 • 29 min
Amazon email followup for review is really important if you want to be visible to your customers. Find out more in-depth insight on Amazon reviews. Reviews & Review monitoring at scale Why reviews matter You get very limited exposure on Amazon - you need…
Amazon TOS updates on emails with Hanson Wu
Dec 5, 2019 • 27 min
The Amazon TOS updates on emails mean a change in emailing habits to avoid being suspended. Listen to Henson Wu on how Feedback Whiz can help. Henson Wu co-founder and CEO of Feedback Whiz, which helps manage and enhance the brand reputation for Amazon…
How to Sell on Amazon Canada with Kevin Sanderson
Nov 27, 2019 • 35 min
Learning how to sell on Amazon Canada might be more profitable than you think. Kevin Sanderson talks about how selling to Canada has its benefits. Here’s what you need to know to get started selling on Amazon Canada: Is Selling on Amazon FBA in Canada…
Selling in Amazon UK with Kevin Sanderson
Nov 26, 2019 • 46 min
Selling in Amazon UK is worth exploring. Even if a lot of American sellers don’t want to jump through the hoops to sell in international marketplaces. www.maximizingecommerce.com Helps people grow their Amazon e-commerce businesses internationally. Also…
Ecommerce Influencers with Daisi Pollard
Nov 21, 2019 • 26 min
Appealing to e-Commerce influencers can be similar to network marketing without you having to do it yourself. Find out how they help engage your audience. Influencer agency! Is an influencer in the Amazon influencer programme! Has worked with a lot of…
Model Photography on Your Amazon Listing by Daisi Pollard
Nov 19, 2019 • 45 min
You might not know it, but the model photography on your Amazon listing is more important than you think.This could make or break your sales. Daisi Pollard of myproductmodel.com Daisi is a “Modelpreneur” - former Miss Jamaica, Founder of My product…
True Top Line (Gross Revenue vs. Gross Profit)
Nov 14, 2019 • 14 min
Identifying the true top line could be a challenge. When comparing different businesses with different business models, make sure you use the right one. Revenue is often not a “true” Topline* Amazon or e-commerce for most business…
Amazon Seller Metrics - Why Revenue is BS
Nov 12, 2019 • 23 min
Does Amazon seller metrics matter? Does revenue matter? Yes - but it’s probably not why you think. Listen to what Michael has to say on today’s episode. “Turnover is vanity; profit is sanity; Cash is king.” Does Revenue matter? Yes - but it’s probably not…
Why advertising cost of sales (ACoS) is BS!
Nov 6, 2019 • 21 min
When it comes to measuring your Amazon ads’ effectiveness, chances are you’ve been led up the garden path by Amazon. I’m talking about “advertising cost of sales” or ACoS specifically here. Lies and Damn Lies Do you know this old saying? “There are lies,…
Corporate Growth Strategy with Steve Anderson
Oct 29, 2019 • 44 min
Apply the practical principles of Amazon’s corporate growth strategy in your business. Listen to today’s episode and grow your business like Amazon. Steve Anderson, is the author of the new book “The Bezos Letters, 14 Principles to Grow your business like…
Wholesale sourcing for Amazon by Dan Meadors
Oct 24, 2019 • 48 min
Did you know that you can start with no experience when you go into wholesale sourcing for Amazon? Learn more from today’s episode with Dan Meadors. How can you use wholesale sourcing for Amazon? Eg: give up day job quickly; build a scalable business;…
Amazon Wholesale with Dan Meadors from the Wholesale Formula
Oct 22, 2019 • 42 min
There are many ways to buy wholesale to sell on Amazon. How do you maximize your profit and turn it into a cash flow business? Listen in to today’s episode. What do you mean by “Amazon Wholesale”? The traditional model of Amazon Wholesale Traditionally…
Amazon marketing strategy with Dana Derricks
Oct 15, 2019 • 22 min
In Amazon marketing strategy, “most big course makers don’t talk about this because they don’t do it!” Learn more about Dana’s strategies on marketing. Dana Derricks is the author of “The truth about business”. When you sell a product on Amazon, you’re…
Amazon product research with Dana Derricks
Oct 10, 2019 • 26 min
Get the notion of secret hidden products out of the way in the Amazon product research niche. Find out in today’s episode. Learn more about Dana and “The truth about business”. Dana had a 7-figure amazon business he ran for 2 ½ years before selling it. He…
Amazon FBA Product Ideas with Dana Derricks
Oct 8, 2019 • 26 min
Learn the basics of placing Amazon FBA product ideas. Know the pre-requisite of when to go into Amazon and when NOT to go into Amazon. Dana Derricks is the author of “The truth about business”. Founder of the Dream 100 Launch Programme, Dream 100 book,…
Amazon Seller Insurance with Peter Heibloem
Oct 3, 2019 • 26 min
The first rule is to always have Amazon Seller Insurance. We will walk you through how it will works, how to get one and why you need it. Peter Heibloem is the CEO of Online Sellers Insurance . What if you’re just starting out? With say $1-2K worth of…
Amazon FBA insurance with Peter Heibloem
Oct 1, 2019 • 35 min
Protecting your assets with Amazon FBA insurance is one of the best things you can ever do for your business. Find out in today’s episode with Peter Heibloem. Peter Heibloem is the CEO of Online Sellers Insurance. Insurance and risk “If you want to make…
Avoiding Amazon Failed Products with Dani Avitz of Algopix
Sep 26, 2019 • 29 min
Learn how to avoid Amazon failed products, on how to resource dead inventory and more. Algopix gives a full analysis and shows the most profitable products. How to improve Profitability Sourcing - if you don’t buy well, you won’t win (“Profit is made when…
Product Research with Dani Avitz of Algopix
Sep 24, 2019 • 26 min
Product research is very much intertwined with market research and keyword research. In essence, you need to analyse demand and profitability. Algopix is a product market research tool for Amazon sellers. Algopix is a trusted data source for over 65,000…
Only Connect - Private Label Strategy (Step 10 of 10)
Sep 19, 2019 • 19 min
In Business, Clarity=Speed & Security. So how do you get clarity? Experiencing things out for yourself is the only real way to learn. However, living in a fog of confusion is not going to enlighten you. Reinventing the wheel is terrible for your peace of…
Scaling up - Private Label Strategy (Step 9 of 10)
Sep 17, 2019 • 32 min
How to use the Data & Skills You’ve Learned… We learned a ton by selling an off-the-shelf, generic design in ready-made packaging. Now we the same skills and processes to have our own private label product created. * Niche research * Refine Customer…
Amazon KPI – Private Label Strategy (Step 8 of 10)
Sep 12, 2019 • 39 min
Why Measuring is so Important to your Cash! Don’t ignore the data It constantly shocks me how few sellers know their conversion rates or sessions (visits). Don’t join them! Equally: don’t drown in data either! Make sure your “necktop computer” can absorb…
Private Label Launch – Private Label Strategy (step 7 of 10)
Sep 10, 2019 • 41 min
Make a Killer Listing Revisit your Target Customer Avatar Exactly who are you selling to? As well as demographics (age, sex, location, income), try to define psychographics (values, drivers, etc.) * Precisely what Pain are you solving? Solving arthritis?…
Private Label Sourcing – Private Label Strategy (step 6 of 10)
Sep 5, 2019 • 48 min
What’s the most critical prelude to sourcing? Define what you’re looking for first! China manufactures 80% of the world’s products. Its selection is just vast. Your job is to drill down. The simplest starting point is: alibaba.com Elimination is the name…
Amazon FBA Product Ideas – Private Label Strategy (step 5 of 10)
Sep 4, 2019 • 32 min
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Private Label Success - Private Label Strategy (step 4 of 10)
Aug 28, 2019 • 30 min
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Build Step 3: The NSL Process
Aug 27, 2019 • 20 min
Clarity is power…so how do you get clear? The biggest single issue mentoring clients need help with is undoubtedly confusion. They come thinking: “I don’t know what to sell. So what I need is a product type/keyword.” You may be feeling the same. You’re…
How does Retail Arbitrage work for Private Label Sellers?
Aug 23, 2019 • 21 min
Private Label Strategy (step 2 of 10) What is Retail Arbitrage and how is that going to help me create a Private Label business? It’s like buying apples from a fruit and veg stall in the East End for £0.10 each, then selling them for £0.50 each in a posh…
GBP steady, Amazon France Tax & “Amazon Choice” under Fire (Amazon Newsday)
Aug 14, 2019 • 10 min
GBP Latest: Strong Wage & Employment Data Provides Support, but Expect Any Strength to be Limited The latest UK labour market data has beaten expectations, and should provide Sterling with some short-term support but we remain of the view any strength in…
US tariffs on china, Hong Kong Protests, Brexit
Aug 6, 2019 • 12 min
US tariffs on china PLUS: Hong Kong Protests, Brexit Latest (Amazon Newsday) US Trade Tariffs on Chinese Goods US President Donald Trump has said he will impose new US trade tariffs on Chinese goods. A fresh 10% tariff is set to be imposed on a further…
#343 Rebates for Amazon with Paul Harvey of Seller Chatbot
Aug 1, 2019 • 29 min
Rebates for Amazon with Paul Harvey of Seller Chatbot What are rebates for Amazon about? In the e-commerce world, rebates for Amazon are another way to get good keyword ranking for new products when launching. It works especially well because the ranking…
#342 Chatbots for Amazon with Paul Harvey of Seller Chatbot
Jul 30, 2019 • 33 min
Chatbots for Amazon - What are they & How to Launch with them What are chatbots for Amazon and why do they matter to Amazon or e-commerce sellers? Chatbots for Amazon are definitely an on-trend topic for Amazon sellers and e-commerce marketers. The…
Private Label Strategy (step 1 of 10) – Who do I learn Private Label from?
Jul 25, 2019 • 29 min
Private Label Strategy - Who do I learn from? This mini-series is based on the Amazing FBA “Build” 10 Step PDF Guide, which is a Private Label Strategy guide. It’s NOT tactical and immediate. It IS a framework you can hang your other Amazon…
#340 Hire a virtual assistant (for your existing day job)
Jul 19, 2019 • 35 min
Hire a virtual assistant (for your existing day job) Preparing to Hire a virtual assistant Measure before you Hire Before you hire a virtual assistant, use an app like toggl.com to measure your time usage Be realistic and ruthlessly honest! Define…
#339 How to launch on Amazon USA (Sales Tax, prep centre, launch method) (Q & A Tuesday)
Jul 17, 2019 • 33 min
How to Launch on Amazon USA for UK Amazon sellers “I am planning to launch my product on Amazon.com in the coming months, in connection with this I have a few queries…” Answers by Ashley Pearce (10K Collective mastermind member and $1 million per year…
Know, Like, Trust for Amazon Sellers
Jul 11, 2019 • 32 min
Know - people need to know you/your product exist. On Amazon, this means ranking well (within top 6 slots, preferably top 3) for specific keywords. Which implies smart keyword targeting. Which also implies knowing your consumer. Information is not short…
#337 Amazon product liability for 3rd-party product; Day Prime Day to boost Consumer stocks; Hong Kong protests (Amazon Newsday)
Jul 8, 2019 • 6 min
Amazon found liable for 3rd-party product Consumer discretionary stocks hit 52 week high Consumer Discretionary Stocks, traded in the exchange traded funds (ETF) world, could get another big boost next week after hitting a new 52-week high. CRFF research…
Q & A Tuesday: Sales Tax for Foreign Amazon Sellers
Jul 3, 2019 • 32 min
Guys, Tax question from a foreigner I’ve got LLC registered in Dеlaware and I’ve talked to CPA, EA, and one consultant. CPA told me I shouldn’t file 5472, EA told me I should. CPA and consultant told me file 1040NR, EA told me I shouldn’t. I’ve paid 250$…
How to choose products for amazon private label with Kevin King
Jun 27, 2019 • 46 min
Is Private Label still a viable business model in 2019? It is still viable - if you can invent something, it does give you a major advantage. PL still works but not in commodities. And you need to differentiate. You can’t just put your logo on something…
What is the need of pre shipment inspection? (Q & A Tuesday)
Jun 25, 2019 • 11 min
What is the need of pre shipment inspection? Question from a Facebook Group member: Hello! I would really appreciate some advice on Final Random Inspections [aka pre shipment inspection] I’ve been quoted 299 USD for a one man-day inspection in China for…
Can you still Make money on Amazon in 2019?
Jun 20, 2019 • 42 min
Kevin King - is a 7-figure Amazon seller Hosts $5000 events - $1 billion summit in Austin, Texas Not part of Helium10 but friends of them Lead mentor in Helium 10 elite - used to be Illuminati Has spoken at 30 different events Background Quick resumé/CV:…
Amazon Product Research
Jun 14, 2019 • 27 min
Product research not equal market research Being product centred and focussed on numbers - using tools like Jungle Scout, Helium 10, etc. - on Amazon is what everyone does. Hyper-competition = we HAVE to differentiate. “Zig when they zag” (Andre Chaperon)…
Amazon Business Marketplace is Growing and 50% of the Planet is Now Online (Amazon News)
Jun 12, 2019 • 14 min
Amazon News Amazon Business The Amazon Business marketplace is growing! Amazon announced a major milestone this week. 3rd party seller products are now available to more than one million business buyers including hospitals, universities, daycares,…
What 10 learnings have you had about the 7 Habits since the book’s release
Jun 7, 2019 • 48 min
1. The importance of understanding the difference between principles and values. Principles are natural laws that are external to us and that ultimately control the consequences of our actions. Values are internal and subjective and represent that which…
#329 Building Relationships in e-Commerce (Based on “7 habits of Highly effective people”) Part TWO
May 30, 2019 • 39 min
THE EMOTIONAL BANK ACCOUNT “We all know what a financial bank account is. We make deposits into it and build up a reserve from which we can make withdrawals when we need to. An Emotional Bank Account is a metaphor that describes the amount of trust that’s…
#328 Building Relationships in e-Commerce (Based on “7 habits of Highly effective people”) Part ONE
May 23, 2019 • 39 min
“Before moving into the area of public victory, we should remember that effective interdependence can only be built on a foundation of true independence. Private Victory precedes Public Victory.” “Self-mastery and self-discipline are the foundation of…
#327 Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment & USA Monthly Storage fee discount (Amazon News)
May 21, 2019 • 10 min
Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Puts Amazon in Competition With Uber and Just Eat UK Amazon’s Deliveroo investment, representing its latest push into the UK food delivery market, was facing mounting opposition this week as critics of a $575m deal with…
326 Habit 3: First Things First – time management for ecommerce entrepreneurs (part 2)
May 16, 2019 • 31 min
Time Management for e-commerce is an absolutely critical skill area. Time management can be the single biggest block to even starting an e-commerce business. And for an established, busy e-commerce business owner, managing time is just as critical. In…
325 New Trade Tariffs imposed by USA on Chinese Imports
May 14, 2019 • 19 min
New Trade Tariffs from USA imposed on China [Trade War News] US Tariffs of 25% imposed on $234B worth of Chinese Imports New Trade Tariffs have been imposed by the US government on imports from China. President Donald Trump escalated the trade war with…
#324 Time Management for e-commerce (Habit 3 from “7 Habits” series)
May 10, 2019 • 41 min
Time Management for e-commerce - wisdom from Steven Covey Habit 3: First Things First Time Management for e-commerce is an absolutely critical skill area. Time management can be the single biggest block to even starting an e-commerce business. And for an…
323 Amazon News: Trump Tweets New Threat in US-China Trade War
May 7, 2019 • 14 min
Trump Tweets New threat in China-USA Trade war There has been a new twist in the ongoing US-China Trade War. Trump said in a Sunday afternoon Twitter post (5 May 2019) that the current 10% tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will increase to…
322 Starting a Private Label Business: 5 Mindset Blocks & 5 Solutions
May 2, 2019 • 37 min
The topic in this episode was inspired by a conversation I had with a mentoring client who reached out to me for help with motivation. Mindset is one of those areas that is a key part of success. So today I’m going to talk about five mindset blocks for…
321 Prime Day 2019 for Sellers; (Amazing FBA Newsday Series)
Apr 30, 2019 • 11 min
Amazon Prime Day 2019 (Europe) Lightning Deals Prime Day is a potential major sales boost for any Amazon seller. The submission window for Lightning Deals is open in Seller Central but will close on May 17th 2019 at midnight. So now is a great time to…
320 Brand Analytics for Amazon Sellers with Danny McMillan
Apr 25, 2019 • 61 min
Brand Analytics for Amazon sellers What is Brand Analytics? Amazon Brand Analytics is a data tool provided by Amazon. It gives inside analytics on keywords in an understandable format. Brand Analytics started in Amazon USA and has now been rolled out to…
319 10 Brexit Mistakes We Can Avoid as Entrepreneurs
Apr 18, 2019 • 45 min
Today I want to talk about Brexit. It’s not a very positive topic, but I believe there are intelligent business lessons we can take away from it, specifically in regards to e-commerce. In this episode, we will be focusing on mistakes we can learn from…
318 The Power of Elimination
Apr 9, 2019 • 30 min
“Productivity” is meaningless until you define WHAT you’re trying to produce Examples of goals * More profit, not just more revenue * More quality time, not just more time * Build a team, not just micromanage people who can solve immediate problems *…
317 The Power of Intelligent Goals
Apr 2, 2019 • 29 min
Productivity is meaningless until you define what you’re trying to produce. This episode kicks off a short series about productivity. Today we’re talking about clearly defining what you’re trying to produce in order to be able to measure productivity. The…
316 Q&A Tuesday: Amazon Ranking
Mar 26, 2019 • 14 min
Today we have a Q&A Tuesday. Every so often we get some questions from the Facebook group that I think would be good to share with you. Today I’m answering a question about Amazon ranking. If you’d like to join us, just head over to the Facebook group.…
315 Q&A Tuesday: Product Photography for Amazon Sellers
Mar 19, 2019 • 10 min
Today we have a Q and A Tuesday. Every so often we get some questions from the Facebook group that I think would be good to share with you. If you’d like to join us, please go to the Facebook group. Today’s Question Today’s question comes from Craig, and…
314 Outsource for Amazon
Mar 14, 2019 • 50 min
In this episode, I talk with Omer Riaz of Urtasker.com, which helps outsource for Amazon sellers and other e-commerce businesses. Omer Riaz started with an IT background and has worked for big consulting firms for about 12 years. His Amazon journey…
313 Amazon Launch
Feb 26, 2019 • 19 min
This episode is for anyone getting ready for their Amazon Launch or who has recently launched a Private Label (or custom) product on Amazon, and it covers the common errors people make in 3 areas that are vital for launch: Keyword Ranking; Getting Clicks;…
312 Amazon Power Sellers
Feb 22, 2019 • 33 min
What we’re talking about today is strategy. What does it mean? And why does it matter to Amazon Power Sellers? “Vision without action is a daydream; Action without vision is a nightmare.” -Japanese proverb 1:02 - Amazon power sellers, or would-be Amazon…
311 Amazon profit
Feb 19, 2019 • 30 min
This is not something where I’m going to give you every single step blow by blow, because that is a bit complicated. But I can say that it sounds more complicated at the front because Amazon is a complicated business and it can be difficult to determine…
310 When can I go Full time with my Amazon business?
Feb 15, 2019 • 22 min
This very important question came up recently with one of my mentoring clients, which is a very common question among Amazon sellers. For more information on mentoring, you can find that at amazingfba.com/mentoring. Goals on personal income “I’d like some…
309 Chatbot for eCommerce
Feb 12, 2019 • 27 min
This program is brought to you by the Amazing FBA mentoring program, the mentoring program is there for you whether you are just starting out, or if you already have a product and you want to add another and scale up. There is a rare deal right now, so if…
308 How to Get Started on Amazon
Feb 7, 2019 • 24 min
I had a returning mentoring client recently. My client, Mr. X, has had a good year with business last year. It is a brick and mortar business that relies on him, as he sells his services as opposed to a physical product. He likes the clients, but it is a…
307 Amazon Ads Basics, & How NOT to get Amazon Reviews (Q&A Tuesday)
Feb 5, 2019 • 36 min
Q&A Tuesday - Today’s topic comes to us from Dan in the facebook group. This is a great place for early or beginning stage questions. If you’re a more advanced seller, we are about to kick off the 10k facebook group, a group for those who are doing a…
306 Private Label Launch
Jan 31, 2019 • 45 min
In this part of the conversation with Sean Elias of Helium10, we discuss more of the tools offered by Helium10, and important steps in the private label launch process. To hear part 1 of this interview, please to amazingfba.com/SeanE. Using Helium10…
305 How to Choose an Amazon Product
Jan 29, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode, I talk with Sean Elias of Helium10 where he tells us how he got started with the company, what Helium10 is, the different tools offered for Amazon sellers, and how to choose an Amazon product. Background Sean Elias moved from England to…
304 Amazon product research: when to dig deep; when to move on?
Jan 25, 2019 • 24 min
Today I want to address something that feels like it’s for beginners, but everybody I’ve met in business, and in life, needs to reflect on this profound thought. In this episode, we will discuss the sunk cost fallacy, and knowing when to stay invested in…
The Star Principle in Action in eCommerce
Jan 23, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode, we cover an important principle in the growth of your ecommerce business and the importance of the star principle, as detailed in the book by Richard Koch. I think this book is so important to everyone who is serious about building a…
What’s coming up in 2019 for Amazing FBA listeners
Jan 17, 2019 • 36 min
This episode is a continuation of the discussion over reviewing your business year. This was previously covered in episodes #300 and #301. In this episode, we will be looking forward to 2019 and what we’re going to do with Amazing FBA, and specifically…
Review of 2018
Jan 15, 2019 • 44 min
WINS Podcast 3 years 3 months and 300 episodes! Some of the important takeaways from this year are: Interviews with experts (former part of year) Starting to intro eCommerce as a whole rather than just Amazon focus, which was detailed with Jason Miles,…
300 How to Review Your eCommerce Business Year
Jan 3, 2019 • 15 min
One of the things I focus on is: Learn. Do. Review. I’m going to practice what I preach and look back over the past year, and past several years. When you review, it’s a prelude to changing your action to get a different future. One of the things in the…
Time Management for Amazon Entrepreneurs
Dec 27, 2018 • 12 min
I often find that irony in that a lot of time management systems and advice is that they take a lot of time. So I’m going to keep it brief. The tips in this episode are from Tim Ferris’ The Four Hour Work Week. [MINDSET] * Lack of time is lack of…
MINDSET 2: Goal setting for Amazon sellers Part 2 of 2
Dec 21, 2018 • 43 min
This episode is a continuation of the second habit of seven laid out in 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey. This habit has been a touchstone in my life for about 25 years, and when I apply the principles in this book, my life has gone…
MINDSET 2: Goal setting for Amazon sellers Part 1 of 2
Dec 18, 2018 • 49 min
The framework for this episode is inspired by the book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey. This book has been a touchstone in my life for about 25 years, and when I apply the principles in this book, my life has gone better. I have…
296 Virtual Assistants for Amazon sellers
Dec 11, 2018 • 29 min
Using Virtual Assistants in online selling I’ve had 3 great uses for Virtual assistants recently. They are examples from the Amazing FBA podcast. But they could equally apply, with a little strategic thinking, to any online business. That certainly…
295 Split Testing For Amazon Sellers
Dec 5, 2018 • 14 min
Questions that sellers ask typically pertain to how to make a listing the best it can be to increase ranking and conversions. Today I am sharing the importance of split testing to make the biggest impact on your listings. This content is based on the RARE…
294 “Failing” ecommerce product? Why you should not throw the baby out with the bathwater!
Dec 3, 2018 • 15 min
Today I was inspired to leap to the microphone by a mentoring session with a client. If you have existing revenue, you can get a return on mentoring very fast I love working with clients who already have revenue/turnover because it’s so easy to help them…
292 Amazon Product Launch 2 – Traffic Strategy overview
Nov 30, 2018 • 40 min
The Amazon Algorithm judges your product from day 1. Success breeds success -fast. However on Amazon, failure also leads to more failure just as quickly. So it is critical to have a great launch plan. Otherwise, even with great product research and great…
291 Amazon Listing Creation Overview
Nov 29, 2018 • 27 min
Vital as it is to have great product research behind you, and having sourced a quality, differentiated product at a profitable price, there is a still a huge danger of wasting all that time, effort and money with a poor launch. Launching is a coin of two…
290 Private Label Sourcing from China in Detail
Nov 28, 2018 • 37 min
Sourcing great products is clearly vital for a physical product based business. In this episode, Michael covers some critical details including: * How to avoid Alibaba Overwhelm * The open “secret” to really negotiating well * The critical step you need…
289 How to Source for Amazon – Overview of our Process
Nov 27, 2018 • 20 min
Sourcing great products is clearly vital for a physical product based business. That said, it’s vital that it’s part of a logical overall business building process. Michael covers this and more including: * Why sourcing can’t save you from poor market…
Product Idea Elimination
Nov 16, 2018 • 49 min
One of the biggest problems sellers face on Amazon is finding the right product. The key is to try and eliminate every idea you can and only pursue the products you can’t find a good reason to ignore. In this episode, I will go over my process of product…
287 Amazon Product Research: How to Avoid the CLASSIC Research Error for Private Label sellers
Nov 14, 2018 • 20 min
How to go from multiple ideas to quality ones In Amazon “Product” Research - Filtering your Raw Ideas is criticial. Most people go for tools too early and don’t use imagination. (See previous episode) But having dealt with that, the next mistake people…
286 The two Great Amazon “Product Research” MISTAKES!
Nov 13, 2018 • 29 min
The Greatest “Product Research” Mistakes - And what to do instead Everyone focusses on Products when deciding what to sell on Amazon. And they focus on numbers on Amazon. Find out why this is SO misguided in late 2018 and beyond… This content is based on…
Chatbots (Paul Harvey)
Nov 2, 2018 • 76 min
Background Paul Harvey eCommerce seller and co-founder of Seller Chatbot Paul had used ManyChat - it’s fantastic but has a very long learning curve (2-3 months) He wanted something specifically for eCommerce. Paul developed Seller Chatbot for himself.…
284 Be Proactive (Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective People)
Oct 23, 2018 • 39 min
Habit 1: Be Proactive Determinisim: Determinism is the belief that “We are largely determined by conditioning and conditions.” It is the opposite of being proactive. Covey identifies 3 Types of Determinism: Genetic, Psychic & Environmental Genetic…
Strategic Entrepreneurship
Oct 15, 2018 • 39 min
On this episode of Amazing FBA, it’s time to talk mindfulness. If you’re going to become a successful Amazon seller, you’re going to need to a mindful strategy. Whether it’s Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Dale Carnegie’s How to…
282 Mindset for Entrepreneurs and Amazon Sellers
Oct 4, 2018 • 23 min
Mindset for Entrepreneurs and eCommerce Sellers This autumn, I’m going to be creating a series of podcast episodes dedicated to the theme of mindset for entrepreneurs. The reason why I’m creating this series is simple. In the 2 1/2 years I’ve been…
Amazon Business Building Myths
Sep 21, 2018 • 1 min
Amazon business building has been a hot topic for 3-4 years now. For good reason. It is possible to grow a profitable business fast. However, there are a number of myths about business building on the Amazon platform that often get circulated by…
280 My 10 Best Business Books for Entrepreneurs
Sep 14, 2018 • 23 min
“Leaders are Readers.” Anon. Best Business Books for Entrepreneurs Reading the right business books has been a crucial - and pleasurable - part of my development as an entrepreneur. From top business strategy books to books on investment in the early…
Off Amazon Traffic (Mike Zagare 2 of 2)
Aug 31, 2018 • 32 min
On the last episode of Amazing FBA, I sat down with Mike Zagare of PPC Entourage to talk about Amazon pay-per-click advertising, but Mike’s expertise isn’t limited to the Amazon sphere. Diversifying distribution and marketing channels is crucial for…
Amazon Ad Optimization (Mike Zagare 1 of 2)
Aug 29, 2018 • 44 min
Welcome back to Amazing FBA! Today I’ll be talking to Mike Zagare of PPC entourage. Mike was a physical therapist in a former life. He’d started a physical therapy practice when he was about 25 years old, and it failed miserably. A coach suggested that…
Sell Digital Products (Jason Miles 2 of 2)
Aug 24, 2018 • 46 min
On the last episode of Amazing FBA, my business coach Jason Miles and I sat down to talk about big-picture e-commerce and online marketing, and more specifically, how to sell digital goods. In what is now our fourth episode together, Jason and I will be…
Digital Products (Jason Miles 1 of 2)
Aug 22, 2018 • 35 min
Our guest today on Amazing FBA, Jason Miles, is an absolute titan of e-commerce, online marketing, and selling digital products. Jason has been on the show before to talk about his businesses, Winning on Shopify & Pixie Faire. He’s the author of multiple…
Entrepreneurial Mindset
Aug 16, 2018 • 19 min
Today on Amazing FBA we’re going to talk about something to which all business owners can relate. Entrepreneurship can be overwhelming. Having an entrepreneurial mindset is essential to scaling your business, regardless of what business that might be.…
Amazon Japan (John Cant 2 of 2)
Aug 2, 2018 • 26 min
Last time on Amazing FBA I sat down with John Cant of Rising Sun Commerce to chat about getting started selling on Amazon Japan. I’ll admit that in light of Brexit and American tariffs on Chinese imports, Part 1 of our interview got me incredibly excited…
Sell in Japanese (John Cant 1 of 2)
Jul 31, 2018 • 46 min
With Brexit on the horizon and U.S. imposing tariffs on Chinese imports, there couldn’t be a better time to expand your business to sell in Japanese on Amazon Japan. Japan offers FBA just like in the other major markets, the shipping costs from China to…
Amazon Advertising Strategy (Danny McMillan 2 of 2)
Jul 27, 2018 • 46 min
What is the difference in Amazon Advertising Strategy between a seller with 100+SKUs and a seller with 1-2 SKUs? Danny started Data Brill with Ellis, one of the guys behind the very successful Jungle Scout algorithm It’s very hard to manage Amazon…
Sponsored Ads (Danny McMillan 1 of 2)
Jul 25, 2018 • 42 min
Today we will be talking about sponsored ads with Danny McMillan worked in the music industry for years. From about 2008, he created a website and was responsible for managing that site including running Pay Per Click Traffic. In 2015, Danny started…
Make Money on Amazon
Jul 20, 2018 • 24 min
On this episode we’ll talk about how to make money on Amazon; It’s all about Q4! Amazon is a seasonal business. If you’re wondering how to make money on Amazon, the key is to realise one simple truth: a lot of sales and business come in Q4. In fact, many…
Brexit Customs Union
Jul 18, 2018 • 25 min
Today on Amazing FBA, I want to break from the usual routine where an expert guest comes in to discuss a narrow topic about Amazon. I want to speak honestly about something I think is key to UK Sellers: Brexit and the relationship with the Customs Union.…
eCommerce Team (Nadine Eich 2 of 2)
Jul 13, 2018 • 42 min
Last time on Amazing FBA we sat down with virtual assistant and entrepreneur Nadine Eich of Enida to talk about Finding Great Outsourcers. Today we’re diving into part two of my interview with Nadine to speak about retaining outsourcers and growing an…
Amazon Outsourcing (Nadine Eich 1 of 2)
Jul 11, 2018 • 59 min
If you’re a poor communicator like me, hiring a virtual assistant and maintaining a productive and happy relationship can be difficult. On this instalment of the podcast, we’ll dive into tips and tricks for hiring along with some incredible strategies for…
eCommerce Strategy (Joe Jaques 2 of 2)
Jul 5, 2018 • 32 min
We have Joe Jaques who is a member of the $10k Collective back on the show as we dive deeper into building an eCommerce strategy. Key eCommerce strategy for scaling a business? Or main mistakes? You need enough inventory in each product line. But you…
Building a Brand (Joe Jaques 1 of 2)
Jul 3, 2018 • 39 min
Joe Jaques’s story of building a brand It’s a family business that buys products from China. Joe started working there from age 21. He took over running the business and building a brand from his father aged around 25. They had a Salesforce of 6 selling…
License Meaning (Paul Miller 2 of 2)
Jun 29, 2018 • 42 min
On the last episode of Amazing FBA, Paul Miller of Next Level Licensing and I sat down to chat about property licensing. Today we’re back to talk about the nuts and bolts of licensing deals including the term, license property, product application,…
Licensing (Paul Miller 1 of 2)
Jun 28, 2018 • 37 min
The world of product licensing can be a murky place, but licensing a piece of intellectual property can bring credibility and prosperity to your brand. Our guest today is Paul Miller of Next Level Licensing and CozyPhones. He’s an incredibly experienced…
What is Shopify (Jason Miles 2 of 2)
Jun 26, 2018 • 46 min
Amazon is an incredible launch mechanism for new eCommerce retailers and established brands alike, but sometimes we can fall into the trap of thinking it’s the only solution for online retail. On the last installment of Amazing FBA Jason Miles and I…
Shopify Amazon (Jason Miles 1 of 2)
Jun 21, 2018 • 44 min
On this episode of Amazing FBA, I’m sitting down with eCommerce marketing and startup expert Jason Miles, and it’s one of the most thought-provoking interviews I’ve done on Amazing FBA to date. Jason is Udemy’s most popular eCommerce instructor and has…
eCommerce Startup Funding (Matt Ward 2 of 2)
Jun 19, 2018 • 32 min
On the last episode of Amazing FBA, we talked with Matt Ward about his journey to building a seven-figure Amazon business and the process of selling it. This time, we’re sitting down to talk about eCommerce startup funding and Matt’s new venture called…
Amazon Business for Sale (Matt Ward 1 of 2)
Jun 14, 2018 • 42 min
Do you want to build an Amazon business that sells for more than seven figures just one year from the date of launch? Of course, you do! Well then listen up. On today’s episode of the show, I’ve brought in Matt Ward. He’s an expert on scaling fast, and…
Video Marketing (Rick Cesari 2 of 2)
Jun 12, 2018 • 45 min
In part two of my interview with Rick Cesari, we’re going to be focusing on video marketing. With the help of direct response video marketing, Rick has helped Amazon Brands like Plugable, Sous Vide Supreme, Organify, and Dazzity launch and grow into…
eCommerce Brand (Rick Cesari 1 of 2)
Jun 7, 2018 • 37 min
On today’s instalment of Amazing FBA, I’m delighted to bring in a heavy hitter in the marketing world, Rick Cesari of RickCesari.com. He’s launched, among others, Sonicare, OxiClean, The George Foreman Grill, and GoPro. Rick’s story is as impressive as…
Product Photography (Rob Sleath 2 of 2)
Jun 5, 2018 • 49 min
Hello and welcome back to Amazing FBA. Today we’re diving into part two of the interview I did with my wonderful business partner, Rob Sleath. Last week we focused on product photography for sellers and products new to Amazon. This time we’ll be covering…
eCommerce photography insider secrets (Rob Sleath 1 of 2)
Jun 1, 2018 • 27 min
Today I welcome my amazing business partner Rob Sleath of MightyServices to talk about ecommerce photography. You could say Rob has never really had a job. He did three months as a temp during Christmas. Beyond that everything else he’s done has been…
Why I’m outsourcing my washing
May 30, 2018 • 38 min
Today on Amazing FBA it’s all about outsourcing. We had Aaron O’Sullivan on for Episodes 243 and 244 to cover big-picture outsourcing. Now it’s time to get down to the nuts and bolts of why I’m outsourcing my washing up to expand my Amazon business. The…
Scaling a business (Ashley Pearce 2 of 2)
May 25, 2018 • 34 min
On this instalment of Amazing FBA, 10k Collective member Ashley Pearce returns with part two of our interview. If you missed part one and you’re a seller new to Amazon, make sure you go back and take a listen to Episode 252. If you’re already caught up,…
Selling on Amazon (Ashley Pearce 1 of 2)
May 23, 2018 • 51 min
I’m delighted today to welcome 10k Collective member Ashley Pearce. Ashley is one of the most active members of the 10k Collective mastermind, and he’s here to talk about selling on Amazon; specifically, the first 18 months. He’s not a billionaire Amazon…
Scaling your Business (Penny Lowe 2 of 2)
May 18, 2018 • 30 min
Last time on Amazing FBA, we talked about startup businesses. Today, in part two of my discussion with Penny Lowe, owner of Wellington Consulting, we’re focusing on accounting for companies that would qualify for the 10k collective. In a nutshell, today…
Accounting for Amazon (Penny Lowe 1 of 2)
May 16, 2018 • 40 min
It’s long overdue that we’ve had an accountant on Amazing FBA. Today I’ll be sitting down for part one of my interview with Penny Lowe, owner of Wellington Consulting. If I had to name one single item as the most significant pain point for most…
Chinese Sellers on Amazon (Chris Rawlings 3 of 3)
May 11, 2018 • 16 min
If you missed parts one & two of my conversation with Chris, make sure you check them out here. If you’re all caught up, let’s jump right in. As you know, Chris is the founder and CEO of Judolaunch–a product launching service designed to help sellers…
Product Launch (Chris Rawlings 2 of 3)
May 10, 2018 • 29 min
Welcome back to Amazing FBA. I’ve got part two of my interview with Chris Rawlings of Judoluanch, and today we’re talking about product launch on Amazon. If you missed part one of our conversation, you can find it here. What is Judolaunch? Chris started…
Become an Amazon Seller (Chris Rawlings 1 of 3)
May 9, 2018 • 41 min
Today I’m talking with Chris Rawlings. He’s the Founder and CEO of Judolaunch, and he’s here to chat about his Amazon journey, how he’s made it to where he is today, and how you can become an Amazon Seller. Chris Rawlings: Scientist Gone Businessman.…
Self Motivation
May 3, 2018 • 27 min
Today we’re talking productivity and self-motivation. Momentum is a physical metaphor. When you set yourself in motion, you’ll remain in a state of motion. Motivation is what gets you in motion to begin with. The Company You Keep is Crucial If you’re…
Amazon.com Facts
May 1, 2018 • 12 min
Amazon And Private Label - some facts and figures by Karthik Reddy of Webmasters Jury Amazon facts and figures You may already be a fan of Amazon as a consumer. It’s pretty easy and affordable to get all the things you may want or need. Or you may already…
Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on risk, reward, failure, and innovation
May 1, 2018 • 10 min
Today I want to talk about risk/reward and failure & innovation. These are my take on some thoughts from Jeff Bezos. It’s Only an Experiment if it Can Fail If you’re starting out, this aggressive approach likely isn’t for you. If you’re following the…
Outsourcing Amazon Tasks (Aaron O’Sullivan 2 of 2)
Apr 26, 2018 • 22 min
Aaron O’Sullivan of Systems, Cultures, Impact is back for a Q&A. Aaron gave a fantastic presentation in Episode 243: Outsourcing with Aaron O’Sullivan from System Cultures Impact Part 1 of 2, and now he’s back to answer all of my questions about…
Outsourcing Tasks (Aaron O’Sullivan 1 of 2)
Apr 24, 2018 • 34 min
Aaron O’Sullivan is an expert in outsourcing. At Systems, Culture & Impact, Aaron teaches his readers and clients the secrets to delegation and outsourcing efficiently so they can handle the workload of their Amazon business. Systems Will Set You Free!…
How to Sell on Amazon
Apr 19, 2018 • 22 min
On the last episode of The Amazing FBA, I talked about the realities of private label selling on Amazon. Consider this part two about how to sell on Amazon. Today I’ll be talking about some more practical tips. Don’t forget! If you want to sign up ETTR…
FBA Business
Apr 17, 2018 • 19 min
Today I want to share some of the realities of selling on Amazon and starting your own FBA business. This post will be part one of the journey. First up, the downsides: It Takes Longer Than Most People Say It Will, to Launch a Private Label Product You’re…
How to Handle Fear for Entrepreneurs
Apr 12, 2018 • 6 min
Today we’re going to talk about a four-letter word. No. This isn’t one of those profanity-riddled, off-the-rails NSFW blog posts. Today we’re talking fear. Admit You Have the Fear If you’ve been researching for months and haven’t actually started a…
Amazon Freight Forwarder
Apr 10, 2018 • 26 min
We’ve all made our share of mistakes. I know I have. I’ve recently run into some troubles with Amazon freight forwarder. That’s why today I’m stepping away from the customary formal interview format of the show to try to show you examples of problems that…
Driving Traffic to your Merch (Chris Green 3 of 3)
Apr 4, 2018 • 22 min
We’re back with Part 3 of my interview with Chris Green from Merch Dojo and today we’re talking traffic and how to drive it to your merch on Amazon. Drive Traffic to my Merch You can find any number of ways to drive traffic to your Amazon listings, but…
Chris Green on Merch by Amazon (Chris Green 2 of 3)
Apr 2, 2018 • 34 min
Today I’m back at it again with the second half of my three-part interview with “Mr. Amazon” Chris Green of Merch Dojo, and it’s time to dive back into the nitty gritty of Merch by Amazon. Just like FBA, there are landmines with Merch by Amazon. Don’t…
Merch by Amazon (Chris Green 1 of 3)
Mar 30, 2018 • 36 min
We have brought Chris Green of Merch Dojo back to talk more about Merch by Amazon. If you’re interested in selling your own shirts, be sure to check out his training series! New with Merch by Amazon Stop the presses! Merch by Amazon has scaled up and the…
Passive Income (Christian Rodwell 2 of 2)
Mar 28, 2018 • 22 min
Christian has spent a lot of time dealing with confused and overwhelmed clients looking for direction. There’s no lack of information out there on the internet; you can find essentially anything on YouTube. The problem for most seems to be a lack of…
Escape the Rat Race (Christian Rodwell 1 of 2)
Mar 27, 2018 • 24 min
Today I’m delighted to welcome a guest from outside the Amazon bubble, Christian Rodwell from Escape the Rat Race. Escape the Rat Race is for people who have worked the same job for many, many years, and have finally asked themselves the question, “Is…
Lessons from Jeff Bezos
Mar 23, 2018 • 30 min
Today I’m going to go over 10 lessons in business from Jeff Bezos. I got these from analyzing an interview he gave in 2017 at an internet conference. I would want you to apply these to your Amazon business. 1. Identify a fast-growing market. Jeff Bezos…
Translate Amazon (John Cavendish 2 of 2)
Mar 20, 2018 • 15 min
John Cavendish of FBA Frontiers talks about how to get into the Amazon Europe market and the best way to translate Amazon listings. Overcoming the Language Barrier Language is only a barrier if you don’t speak it. Amazon seller central is always in…
Amazon for Beginners
Mar 16, 2018 • 10 min
I have a very special episode today if you’re an Amazon beginner. If you’re not yet on Amazon or playing with the business model, this episode is for you. Is it Too Late for Amazon Beginners The question is whether or not Amazon is saturated and if it’s…
Amazon Europe (John Cavendish 1 of 2)
Mar 13, 2018 • 25 min
We’re talking with John Cavendish of FBA Frontiers about accessing Amazon Europe. For many of my American listeners, as well as some Brits, you might not be selling on Amazon Europe. There is a lot potential for sellers that are willing to put in the…
How to Sell Products on Amazon (Reed Menssa 3 of 3)
Mar 9, 2018 • 22 min
This will be the final installment of my interview with Reed Menssa where we tackle how to sell products on Amazon. We’ve covered getting data and using social media off-Amazon. But if you’re selling a product, you must be on Amazon, and after all, that…
Social Media for Amazon Sellers (Reed Menssa 2 of 3)
Mar 8, 2018 • 19 min
We have Reed Menssa back on the show today to talk about social media research and off-Amazon marketing. Last episode we talked about how to choose a product and the market research that goes into that. This episode we want to focus on using social media…
Market Research (Reed Menssa 1 of 3)
Mar 6, 2018 • 49 min
We are talking with Reed Menssa of AZAnalyzer.com to talk about market research. Reed worked in an oil patch in Alberta Canada as an inspector. After20 years, he was tired of being away from home in a job that was not going anywhere so he spent the last…
Growth Mindset
Mar 1, 2018 • 18 min
98% of Amazon accounts that are open are inactive or closed within a year. That tells me there are a lot of people that try to make it on Amazon that don’t have a growth mindset. You need a growth mindset I have dealt with this a lot in my mentoring…
Make More Money
Feb 27, 2018 • 33 min
Thank you for joining me today. I am going to be talking about ways to make more money by eliminating income streams. That sounds a bit counter-intuitive but bear with me. Have you ever felt that you’re spinning your wheels with an income stream or job…
Time Management
Feb 22, 2018 • 15 min
I want to talk about something that could really change the way you do business and that is the first step of time management, eliminating tasks. This is something I see far too often in my mentoring and mastermind programs. I had one mentee that I’m…
Amazon Complaints (Travis Stockman)
Feb 20, 2018 • 38 min
Travis Stockman from Amazon Sellers Lawyer talks about what happens when sellers on Amazon get allegations of intellectual property infringement and suffer from Amazon complaints. The number 1 Reason for Amazon Complaints The majority of Amazon complaints…
Intellectual Property Protection (Rob Segall)
Feb 15, 2018 • 31 min
On the show today, we will be returning to the legal side of Amazon. We have Rob Segall and Travis Stockman from AmazonSellersLawyer to talk about intellectual property protection. Legal Terminology Intellectual property is something that is created in…
Amazon Product Criteria
Feb 13, 2018 • 17 min
I want to start off today by saying Amazon product criteria is bs. I recently addressed how I believe Amazon product research is nonsense and you should be focusing on the person and their pain or passion rather than keywords. Let’s talk about the myth of…
Amazon Marketing (Brian Burt 2 of 2)
Feb 8, 2018 • 25 min
We are finishing the interview with Brian Burt of Amazon Influencer Marketing. He had been giving some really good information that you can implement right now at no cost. We’re talking effective Amazon marketing at no cost. Last episode we were talking…
Amazon Influencer Marketing (Brian Burt 1 of 2)
Feb 6, 2018 • 20 min
Need way more traffic? Need highly qualified traffic for free? Then you’ll want to read about Amazon influencer marketing with Brian Burt. Brian got his start at a digital marketing agency where he was doing SEO. In 2013, after an update to Google’s…
Amazon Account Suspended (CJ Rosenbaum 2 of 2)
Feb 1, 2018 • 30 min
Let’s talk about what you should do if you get your Amazon account suspended. Last episode we discussed some of the reasons your Amazon account might be suspended. Today we’re talking about the steps to prevent an Amazon account being suspended. Tips to…
Amazon Suspension (CJ Rosenbaum 1 of 2)
Jan 30, 2018 • 31 min
Today we’ll be talking, once again, to CJ Rosenbaum of AmazonSellersLawyer.com about Amazon suspension risks and how to avoid them. Amazon Suspension As sellers, we live in a fear of Amazon suspension. We may lose our ASIN or our entire account. In my…
Amazon Product Research
Jan 26, 2018 • 15 min
Today we’ll be talking about Amazon product research is nonsense and what you should be doing instead. Amazon Product Research The idea behind it and that thinking will lead you down the wrong rabbit hole. The same goes for keyword research. This idea…
Motivation for Amazon Sellers
Jan 19, 2018 • 14 min
I want to talk about momentum for Amazon sellers. After the holidays, it’s easy to get into a slump so I want to give you a few tips on how to stay motivated during the new year. Let’s start with what you need to get rid of and add in your life. The…
New Year Review
Jan 16, 2018 • 19 min
It’s January which means that it’s time for New Year Resolutions. Today we’ll be talking about how New Year Resolutions are a bad idea and how you should instead do a New Year review. Now, let me start by apologising for the long absence. As you know, the…
Outsourcing for Amazon (Conner Gillivan 2 of 2)
Nov 17, 2017 • 20 min
In this episode, we will be just talking to the experienced Amazon Seller making over $100,000 a month. Tune in to find out what exactly you should be outsourcing for Amazon and how to go about it. Taking the right approach when outsourcing for Amazon The…
Amazon Outsourcing (Conner Gillivan 1 of 2)
Nov 16, 2017 • 26 min
We have a fantastic guest today to talk about an interesting topic. It’s very important for us crazed over busy Amazon sellers to help with Amazon outsourcing. Today we welcome Conner Giillvin who has been an Amazon Seller since 2009. He is also the…
What legacy do you want to leave?
Nov 15, 2017 • 12 min
Your legacy matters You only have one life so what you do in that life can either become a great legacy. One that is remembered for its greatness or one that people have no respect for. It is quite thought-provoking because once your life is over there is…
How to Sell Products Online (Dana Derricks 2 of 2)
Nov 10, 2017 • 25 min
In today’s interview, we will continue our discussion with Dana. Tune in to see what he had to say about upselling to your customers and using different strategies to teach us how to sell products online. For our other interview or access to a webinar…
How to sell a Product (Dana Derricks 1 of 2)
Nov 9, 2017 • 30 min
Dana has always positioned himself as someone that sold stuff at a higher price than most other sellers on Amazon, and now he writes books about how to charge the amount you want for your product and get people to pay that. He evens sell his informational…
208 Using what you have in your business!
Nov 6, 2017 • 15 min
We are back with another great episode. Apologizes for the absence. I’ve been hard at work creating some great mastermind programs to help improve your business. I’ve got the Zero-to-Hero Mastermind directed at those that are starting from scratch or are…
206 The WRONG way to start selling on Amazon
Sep 28, 2017 • 13 min
How to start selling on amazon? Want to start selling on Amazon? Where to start? The standard answer for a few years has been - by plunging straight into private label. As that’s how I started myself - and eventually succeeded, until recently I taught…
205 Private label masterminds
Sep 18, 2017 • 18 min
“So are you suggesting I just set my own Amazon mastermind group up?” Absolutely, you can. I’ve set up my own Amazon mastermind myself, as I mentioned earlier. Here’s the thing - it’s really hard work. If I were just selling on Amazon, rather than also…
204 Amazon Masterminds
Sep 15, 2017 • 17 min
Why Amazon Masterminds? Want to double your revenue? Find the latest tactics and stay ahead of the curve? These sound like a pitch for the latest high-tech software, right? Well you’d be wrong. I’m talking about good old-fashioned face-to-face,…
203 Dollars into Pounds (Jonny Steel 2 of 2)
Aug 24, 2017 • 31 min
This is part 2 of our interview with Jonny Steel from Payoneer, the cross-border payment solution helping move money around the globe as efficiently as possible. Today we will be covering the topic of converting dollars into pounds. Converting Dollars…
Sell on Amazon US (Jonny Steel 1 of 2)
Aug 22, 2017 • 31 min
The guest for this episode is Jonny Steel, the VP of marketing for Payoneer. Payoneer is the leading B2B cross-border payment platform that helps business pay or get paid. They’re also Amazon’s trusted payment platform. He is here today to help us sell on…
201 Business Development Strategy (Aaron O’Sullivan 3 of 3)
Aug 17, 2017 • 27 min
This is Part 3 of the interview with Aaron O’Sullivan from SystemsCultureImpact.com. This episode is geared towards people who are scaling up from 20-30 products to 100+ SKUs or product lines and people around the level of 6-7 figures per month that are…
200 Grow Your Business on Amazon (Aaron O’Sullivan 2 of 3)
Aug 15, 2017 • 40 min
This is Part 2 of the interview with Aaron O’Sullivan from SystemsCultureImpact.com. In part one Aaron covered the ways you can build out the systems in your life and business that will allow you to grow your business on Amazon. In this episode, we’re…
199 How to Start a Business Online (Aaron O’Sullivan 1 of 3)
Aug 9, 2017 • 38 min
Aaron O’Sullivan is the guest today from SystemsCultureImpact.com to talk about how to start a business online. Without systems in place, there’s always a ceiling that you will hit in terms of being able to continue to launch successfully and delight your…
198 Amazon Listing Backend – Part 5 of 5
Jul 20, 2017 • 10 min
Amazon Listing Description Webinar Go to www.amazingfba.com/dana if you want to hear from Dana Derricks personally about Amazon listings, in an exclusive Webinar. That’s coming up on Thursday July 20 at 8 pm British Summer Time (midday Pacific; 3 pm…
197 Amazon Listing Description – Part 4 of 5
Jul 20, 2017 • 12 min
Amazon Listing Description Webinar Go to www.amazingfba.com/dana CLICK HERE if you want to hear from Dana Derricks personally about Amazon listings, in an exclusive Webinar. That’s coming up on Thursday July 20 at 8 pm British Summer Time (midday Pacific;…
196 Amazon Listing Bullets – Part 3 of 5
Jul 19, 2017 • 8 min
Amazon Listing Bullets Webinar Go to www.amazingfba.com/dana if you want to hear from Dana Derricks personally about Amazon listings, in an exclusive Webinar. That’s coming up on Thursday July 20 at 8 pm British Summer Time (midday Pacific; 3 pm Eastern).…
195 Amazon Listing Title part 2 of 5 of Amazon Listing optimization –
Jul 19, 2017 • 10 min
The Title Of course, this is the most important place in your whole listing. Both for the old Algo and for your shopper/would-be customer. But let’s talk about that relationship. Amazon Listing Title Optimization Webinar Go to www.amazingfba.com/dana if…
194 Amazon Listing Optimization – Part 1 of 5
Jul 18, 2017 • 5 min
Amazon Listing for people An Amazon Listing written for people! -A radical tactic! I know, I know. Sounds like I’ve lost it, right? All anyone ever talks about is how to beat the Algorithm, right? We’re now onto A9 as far as I remember (sounds like a…
193 Amazon Suspended Account (Joshua Price 3 of 3)
Jul 14, 2017 • 22 min
This is part 3 of the interview with Joshua Price of www.SuspensionExperts.com regarding Amazon account suspension and how to prevent that happening in the first place. In part 2 of this interview, Joshua covered some of the performance violation details,…
192 Amazon Appeal Letter (Joshua Price 2 of 3)
Jul 12, 2017 • 33 min
Welcome back to Part 2 of this interview with Joshua Price of SuspensionExperts.com to talk about how to write your Amazon appeal letter. Getting your Amazon account suspended is the elephant in the room that most people either ignore or run scared from.…
191 Amazon Suspended Account (Joshua Price 1 of 3)
Jul 10, 2017 • 31 min
On the show today is Joshua Price from SuspensionExperts.com. Amazon suspended account is the elephant in the room and can become a very technical issue. Which is why you need an expert like Joshua. Joshua’s Background Joshua started his career in…
190 Amazon Europe (Gil Lang 2 of 2)
Jul 3, 2017 • 31 min
Today we will be delving further and looking at Amazon Europe. In Part 1 we spoke with Gil Lang of Private Label Journey, a German Amazon seller about the mindset of German consumers and the challenges and opportunities of building an Amazon business in…
189 Amazon Germany (Gil Lang 1 of 2)
Jun 28, 2017 • 23 min
Today’s guest on the show is Gil Lang of Private Label Journey. Gil is from Germany, which is an important area that we need to investigate more and he’s here to share his insights into the Amazon Germany market. He is also a private label seller and runs…
188 Import Chinese Products (Antoni Watts 4 of 4)
Jun 19, 2017 • 17 min
Antoni Watts got into the Amazon business after running his own sourcing company in China. Today he’s going to teach us about how to import Chinese products. Dos and Don’ts when Considering a Supplier You may contact hundreds of suppliers, maybe even…
187 Chinese Manufacturers (Antoni Watts 3 of 4)
Jun 16, 2017 • 25 min
Antoni Watts got into the Amazon business after running his own sourcing company in China. He’s here to teach us how to find Chinese manufacturers for our Amazon products. The Top Mistakes FBA Sellers Make when Sourcing from Chinese Manufacturers Rushing…
186 Amazon Seller Software (Antoni Watts 2 of 4)
Jun 13, 2017 • 16 min
Once again we have Antoni Watts on the show. Today he is going into detail about his Amazon seller software, Cashcow Pro. If you have ever been frustrated by trying to figure how to get meaningful data from Amazon Seller Central, you need this tool. With…
185 Cashcow Pro (Antoni Watts 1 of 4)
Jun 9, 2017 • 22 min
Today on the show we have Antoni Watts of Cashcow Pro. He is a sourcing expert here to teach us how to use Cashcow Pro to boost our profit. Antoni moved to Hong Kong when he was 19 to work for an import company. He was in charge of sourcing the products…
184 Split Testing Your Amazon Listing (Dana Derricks 3 of 3)
Jun 8, 2017 • 16 min
Welcome back to part 3 of the interview with Dana Derricks of copywritingprofessor.com, author of The Amazon Listing Optimization Secrets Work Book and also another book about email marketing for Amazon sellers. Today we are talking about split testing…
183 Amazon Listing Optimization (Dana Derricks 2 of 3)
Jun 5, 2017 • 19 min
In the previous episode, we began our discussion with Dana Derricks of copywritingprofessor.com about the importance of copy and a little about the format he explains in his book, The Amazon Listing Optimization Secrets Work Book. He also explained why…
182 Listing on Amazon (Dana Derricks 1 of 3)
Jun 2, 2017 • 26 min
Dana Derricks is our guest today and he is the number 1 Amazon listing optimizer on the planet. It’s no small claim. His motto is ‘Go Big or Go Home’ which is just the kind of American thinking we need to have here. It’s also reflected in the amazing…
180 Freeeup (Nathan Hirsch 3 of 4)
May 22, 2017 • 18 min
This is part 3 of the interview with Nathan Hirsch of FreeeUp who is sharing some fantastic information about outsourcing. In the last episode, we talked about the general principals of outsourcing, which he is incredibly experienced at. How FreeeUp…
179 Outsourcing Amazon (Nathan Hirsch 2 of 4)
May 19, 2017 • 16 min
Back on the show today is Nathan Hirsch to continue our conversation about outsourcing Amazon tasks. Hire Somebody to Create Their Own Job Description Tim Ferris gives the advice to outsource the creation of the Standard Operating Procedures to the people…
178 Outsource Amazon (Nathan Hirsch 1 of 4)
May 18, 2017 • 19 min
On the show today is Nathan Hirsch of FreeeUp.com to talk about how to outsource Amazon. If you are running around and there aren’t enough hours in the day to run your business and your life, this is a sorely needed interview. It is all about how to…
177 Trademarks for Amazon Private Label Sellers (Anthony Famularo 2 of 2)
May 8, 2017 • 23 min
Today on the podcast we have Anthony Famularo from Rosenbaum Famularo Lawyers, the Amazon Seller Lawyers. We are going to be discussing trademarks for Amazon. A lot of people have fear around legal issues because they are important topics. Most of us…
176 Patents for Amazon (Anthony Famularo 1 of 2)
May 3, 2017 • 22 min
Once again we have a lawyer on the show today, Anthony Famularo from Rosenbaum Famularo, The Amazon Lawyers. Today we’re going to talk about patents for Amazon and trademarks. We’re going to start with definitions. People tend to get confused with these…
175 Amazon Account Suspension Insurance (Ashlin Hadden 2 of 2)
Apr 20, 2017 • 21 min
Today’s show is part 2 of the interview with Ashlin Hadden of Ashlin Hadden Insurance. We discuss Amazon account suspension insurance. Insurance is an area that tends to strike fear or boredom into people’s hearts but Ashlin has a way of making it all…
174 Amazon Liability Insurance (Ashlin Hadden 1 of 2)
Apr 17, 2017 • 23 min
The guest on the show today is Ashlin Hadden of Ashlin Hadden Insurance. She is here to talk about an area that nobody wants to think about but that is really important: insurance. Even more specifically, Ashlin specialises in Amazon liability insurance…
173 Sell Your eCommerce Business (Coran Woodmass 2 of 2)
Apr 13, 2017 • 31 min
Today We learn more about how to sell your eCommerce business with Coran. In Part 1 we spoke with Coran Woodmass from theFBAbroker.com about how to make your FBA business worth buying in the first place. In this episode, we look at who the buyers are. Who…
172 Sell Your Amazon Business (Coran Woodmass 1 of 2)
Apr 10, 2017 • 31 min
The guest today is Coran Woodmass from The FBA Broker. Coran specialises in buying and selling FBA businesses. He has been involved in buying and selling online-based businesses for 4 years. He learned by trial and error and then expanded to share his…
171 Selling in Amazon Germany (Nadine Eich 2 of 2)
Apr 7, 2017 • 14 min
Back on the show today is Nadine Eich from Enida, the Amazon VA Agency for the German Marketplace. In the last episode, we talked about German customer service. Today we’re discussing the challenges and opportunities of the German Amazon listings as well…
170 Amazon Germany Customer Service (Nadine Eich 1 of 2)
Apr 6, 2017 • 20 min
Today we’ve got Nadine Eich from Germany. Nadine runs a virtual assistant agency for Amazon sellers called Enida and she’s here to share her tips for selling and Amazon Germany customer service. Nadine’s Background Nadine originally studied psychology and…
169 Create Your Own eCommerce Store (Steve Chou 2 of 2)
Apr 5, 2017 • 33 min
Back on the show today is Steve Chou from MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. In the last episode with Steve, we explored his story of going from the corporate world to the eCommerce world, and how to get started on Amazon. In this episode, we discuss transitioning…
168 Get Started with eCommerce (Steve Chou 1 of 2)
Apr 4, 2017 • 19 min
On the show today is somebody who is really a big name in the ecommerce and online training for the ecommerce world, Steve Chou from MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. Today he will be teaching us how to get started with ecommerce off Amazon. Steve’s Story Steve and…
167 Sponsored Products & Amazon PPC Q&A (Brian Johnson)
Apr 2, 2017 • 54 min
We have, once again, Brian Johnson of PPC Scope and Sponsored Products Academy on the show. After we released the previous episodes I got so many questions that I had to get Brian back on. We’re going to do a Q&A session right now to address questions…
166 Future of Amazon (Shane Stinemetz 3 of 3)
Mar 31, 2017 • 8 min
The Future of Amazon 2017 The future of Amazon is going to be challenging for Amazon sellers. Products are becoming more competitive and this making the Amazon space more congested than before. Therefore, people need to find a way that they can assert…
165 Amazon Profit (Shane Stinemetz 2 of 3)
Mar 30, 2017 • 15 min
Once again we are joined by Shane Stinemetz to discuss more ways to use Fetcher and improve your Amazon listing. Preventing Refunds The best way of managing sales is being in touch directly with your customers. You can send emails to your buyers to ensure…
164 Amazon Sales (Shane Stinemetz 1 of 3)
Mar 29, 2017 • 16 min
It is important for any business to measure its profit and loss as this helps in determining the direction of the business. It helps in understanding if the business is headed in the right direction or if there are changes that need to be implemented.…
163 Seller Optimization (Augustas Kligys)
Mar 29, 2017 • 15 min
We have a special guest today, Augustas Kilgys, to help up with seller optimization. Augustas is from Lithuania and Germany which gives him a unique insight into selling. He is also running the Seller Optimization Summit which is going to be going on very…
162 Amazon Law Q&A (CJ Rosenbaum 3 of 3)
Mar 27, 2017 • 30 min
Today we have CJ Rosenbaum with us to do answer some listen submitted answers. I recently sent out a newsletter requesting the listeners to submit their Amazon questions. Be sure to subscribe to the newsletter so you don’t miss the next opportunity. If…
161 Amazon Marketing Services (Brian Johnson Part 3 of 3)
Mar 24, 2017 • 17 min
Once again we have with us Brian Johnson of PPC Scope and Sponsored Products Academy. Today we will be talking about Amazon Marketing Services. Brian Johnson of PPC Scope If you haven’t already, please listen to the first two parts of this interview,…
160 Amazing PPC (Brian Johnson Part 2 of 3)
Mar 23, 2017 • 43 min
We are continuing our conversation with Brian Johnson of Sponsored Product Academy (& PPC Scope) to discuss how to simplify your Amazon PPC. If you haven’t listened to the first part, you really need to. Simply because if you are selling on Amazon, Brian…
159 Amazon Incentivized Reviews (Brian Johnson 1 of 3)
Mar 22, 2017 • 41 min
Brian Johnson of Sponsored Products Academy Today we have Brian Johnson of Sponsored Product Academy (& PPC Scope) to talk to us about PPC and the REAL reason for the end of Amazon incentivized reviews. This is a guy that has been in ecommerce industry…
158 Amazon Legal Issues (CJ Rosenbaum 2 of 3)
Mar 21, 2017 • 14 min
A lot of us sellers do while label existing products. It’s important that you don’t inadvertently break IP laws and get into Amazon legal issues. The best option is to hire a lawyer to run a search on that product. They will give you an opinion as to…
157 Amazon Account Suspension (CJ Rosenbaum 1 of 3)
Mar 20, 2017 • 29 min
Today’s show is something that I feel is long overdue. I am always getting legal questions when it comes to selling on Amazon. We have with us CJ Rosenbaum, the founder of Amazon Sellers Lawyer, to help answer some questions about Amazon account…
156 Get Started with Splitly (Andrew Browne 2 of2 )
Mar 16, 2017 • 18 min
Get Started with Splitly The first thing to do when you get started with Splitly is to sync your Amazon account with Splitly. Splitly will then organize your products based on the best selling products. It also provides a hint as to what product you…
155 Split Test Your Amazon Listing (Andrew Browne 1 of 2)
Mar 13, 2017 • 13 min
Split testing is a technique you can use to test which variation performs better. It’s very common in web design. An online store may want to find which color checkout button converts the best. They would then show half their audience one colour, and the…
154 Time Management (David Aggiss 2 of 2)
Mar 9, 2017 • 12 min
The great thing about running an Amazon business is the freedom it allows in your personal life. You can go on holiday as you want and you can take a day off as needed. You set your own schedule and make your own deadlines. That also creates one of the…
153 Selling on Amazon.com (David Aggiss 1 of 2)
Mar 6, 2017 • 15 min
Today on the show, I have one of the first contacts I made when starting this show, David Aggiss. I had him on, all the way back in November of 2015. Since then, he has given up the day job and is his own full-time boss. He has a few business, one of…
152 Amazon Marketing Services (Anthony Lee 3 of 3)
Mar 3, 2017 • 15 min
AMS - Amazon Marketing Services It’s offers more robust to you PPC advertising. The top banner ad on Amazon, that is usually a link to someone’s storefront, that’s Amazon Marketing Services. Sometimes there are ads under the Buy box, those are Amazon…
151 Amazon Product Launch (Anthony Lee 2 of 3)
Mar 1, 2017 • 16 min
Basic Launch Strategy for an Amazon Product Launch There are a few things to remember with an Amazon product launch. You need to get as much traffic and sales velocity for your product as quickly as possible. This is a given in any sales capacity. Also,…
150 Optimising Your Amazon Listing (Anthony Lee 1 of 3)
Feb 28, 2017 • 25 min
Optimising your Amazon listing basically means setting up your listings to get the most traffic and the most sales. This is especially important because you want to be set up in the best possible position for success. Optimisation does not happen…
149 Become a Wholesaler (Manuel Becvar 3 of 3)
Feb 24, 2017 • 19 min
How to Become a Wholesaler It’s more than just growing your business on Amazon. You have to actively contact and cold call retailers in order to sell your products. It’s the next step in the process. You’ve sold on Amazon, you’ve diversified through other…
148 Building a Brand (Manuel Becvar 2 of 3)
Feb 22, 2017 • 10 min
Building a Brand Off-Amazon As we discussed in the previous episode, building a brand away from Amazon is a very good idea. Amazon owns you and your listing. They control everything. They can suspend your account at anytime. If you sell exclusively on…
147 Social Media Strategy (Manuel Becver 1 of 3)
Feb 20, 2017 • 23 min
Importance of a Social Media Strategy Today on the show we have Manuel Becvar of Import Dojo. As Will Tjernlund mentioned during his interview, Amazon wants to increase their own private label operation. As Amazon become a larger competitor, you’ll want…
146 FBA Inventory (Jeremy Biron 3 of 3)
Feb 17, 2017 • 22 min
Maintaining Ongoing FBA Inventory There are many things that you have to take into consideration. You have to think of your lead time and everything that goes into it. Also consider receiving time at Amazon. It might take awhile for them to check it in.…
145 Amazon Inventory Management (Jeremy Biron 2 of 3)
Feb 16, 2017 • 11 min
How to Deal With Excess Amazon Inventory This is one of the biggest issues with Amazon inventory management. It’s something everyone deals with. Sometimes a product doesn’t as well as you expected. Once again, there is no crystal ball solution. Improve…
144 Amazon Inventory (Jeremy Biron 1 of 3)
Feb 15, 2017 • 20 min
Amazon inventory is a crucial but neglected area for all Amazon sellers. We have Jeremy Biron with us today. He’s the founder of Forecastly. He has been selling on Amazon for over 10 years so he has a really deep understanding of the marketplace and of…
143 Selling on Amazon 2017 (Brad Moss 4 of 4)
Feb 14, 2017 • 16 min
What are your big picture things that you’re looking out for in regard to Selling on Amazon 2017? Brad’s very first day at Amazon, he was working next to a guy named Tor. When asked what he was working on, Tor responded that he was working on the GCID…
142 Amazon Launch (Brad Moss 3 of 4)
Feb 13, 2017 • 21 min
We’re going to start this off wide open. Can you give us some tips on the best tips for selling in 2017? Brad runs a one-stop consulting firm that helps Amazon sellers and one of the strategies they use is not to think of a product or product sales life…
141 Brad Moss 2 of 4
Feb 9, 2017 • 17 min
Brad Moss used to run Amazon Seller Central. Now he owns his own consulting firm, Product Labs, and is launching a new video service, AMZ Product Video. Why start this in the first place? Amazon has opened up a little more for third-party sellers to be…
140 Amazon Seller Central (Brad Moss 1 of 4)
Feb 8, 2017 • 17 min
Brad Moss was the Business Head of Amazon Seller Central itself. Which we all are at the mercy of. He built the Amazon Seller Central mobile app. He now does consulting company for Amazon sellers, Product Labs. Tell about how you got into Amazon Seller…
Buying Wholesale with Amazon (Will Tjernlund Part 3 of 3)
Feb 7, 2017 • 21 min
Buying wholesale has been talked about a lot by more ambitious Amazon sellers. But is it still a viable business model, to approach a wholesaler and try to sell on Seller Central? Buying wholesale for Amazon from a brand owner is still viable for sure;…
Vendor Central (Will Tjernlund Part 2 of 3)
Feb 6, 2017 • 15 min
What’s the process when you find an opportunity to work with a brand? It’s just a matter of contacting the brand when you find an ugly looking Amazon listing. It takes 60 seconds to do a Google search to find their contact information and send off an…
Adam Hudson
Feb 1, 2017 • 21 min
Adam Hudson You are selling on Amazon FBA now - but what was your start in entrepreneurship? Adam has been an entrepreneur for over 20 years. Adam got started right out of high school. He knew he didn’t want a boss and was captivated by the idea of…
Amazon in 2017 (Greg Mercer 5 of 5)
Jan 31, 2017 • 6 min
What are your thoughts on Amazon in 2017? What’s coming? And what do we need to do to prepare for it? It’s no surprise to anyone that sales with Amazon in 2017 will get more complicated. There is more competition. It will probably weed out those that…
Amazon Product Launch (Greg Mercer 4 of 5)
Jan 30, 2017 • 20 min
One of the big things in 2017 we’ve got to deal with now, Greg Mercer, is obviously launching. In October of 2016, incentivised reviews were banned in the US, then shortly after, Germany, the UK, and the whole of Europe. How do you do an Amazon product…
Selling your Amazon Business
Jan 27, 2017 • 43 min
How did you get started with this? Just over 3 years ago, Coran and his wife left Australia and their corporate jobs and began traveling. They had online businesses at the time and soon began buying and selling websites to fund their traveling. He liked…
Chris Green
Jan 26, 2017 • 42 min
Using Merch by Amazon, are there good ways to game the system, Chris Green? Is it worth it? Chris Green says: Merch by Amazon, like all Amazon models, is not best done by trying to game the system. The best practice it to reverse engineer the system…
Merch by Amazon
Jan 25, 2017 • 31 min
How did you get into Merch by Amazon? What’s your background? Merch by Amazon is only one of many ways that Chris Green has been selling online. He started out as a seller on eBay actually. After Amazon opened their platform to other sellers he began…
Best Products to Sell Online (Greg Mercer 3 of 5)
Jan 25, 2017 • 12 min
Talking about the best products to sell online , Greg Mercer, Let’s back it up to how get ideas in the first place. Do you do that organically, or do you use some sort of tool? To find possible best products to sell online, as Greg mentioned in the…
Amazon Product Research (Greg Mercer 2 of 5)
Jan 24, 2017 • 9 min
On doing Amazon Product Research, how do you find out about patents and licensing, and what are some warning signs? Greg Mercer is by no means a lawyer and you should speak with an attorney about any specifics when doing Amazon product research. The…
Amazon Product Research
Jan 23, 2017 • 31 min
We have Greg Mercer on the show again. You can listen to our previous interview on product research, as well as one on supplier negotiations. Greg studied civil engineering at university and had a corporate job that he hated. He began selling on Amazon as…
Selling to Amazon (Will Tjernlund 1 of 3)
Jan 16, 2017 • 24 min
Today, we have one of the giants in Amazon, Will Tjernlund. He’s a man that is always ahead of the curve and is always willing to help the rest of us catch up. This isn’t Will’s first time on the show, you can find his last interview in episode 45, and…
131 Are your Amazon Ads Killing Your Profit?
Jan 7, 2017 • 13 min
Today we are continuing with our giving-up list. What are you going to give up in 2017? Before you start doing something, you need to stop doing something else. You must free up your time, money, and mental focus. Today we will be discussing sponsored…
130 When to Abandon an Amazon Marketplace
Jan 6, 2017 • 7 min
Welcome to part 2 of what I’m not going to do in 2017, my stop-doing list or my giving-up list, if you will. [activecampaign form=7] The next thing on my list after giving up products that aren’t profitable or don’t sell, is to think about the…
129 My New Year’s Resolutions No. 1
Jan 5, 2017 • 10 min
Happy New Year! I am back after a much needed break. It was nice to get away and spend time with my family and reflect rather than constantly being in action. [activecampaign form=7] I’m going to be doing a mini-series focused on the idea of New Year’s…
128 Why Your Amazon Business is at Risk
Dec 14, 2016 • 19 min
I am going to be talking about something that, I think, doesn’t get talked about enough. That is the reality of what you’re dealing with in an Amazon business. I don’t want to be negative, this is a reality check and reality is not a negative thing if you…
127 Why Email is Killing Your Amazon Business
Dec 13, 2016 • 11 min
Today, I want to talk to you about focus and your use of your time. Everyone in this business seems to go through this same things: overwhelm. I did a whole series on this that you can find here: #73 Overcoming Amazon Overwhelm - Part 1 #74 Overcoming…
126 What Really Makes Ama­zon Shoppers Buy
Dec 12, 2016 • 9 min
I wasn’t planning on recording any podcast for a few days but I just had an experience as an Amazon buyer that is very important for Amazon sellers to understand. Psychology is very fascinating to me and it should be to you as well. There are different…
125 How KLT Can Win You Customers Again and Again…
Dec 9, 2016 • 20 min
Today I am bringing you another episode on marketing fundamentals: KLT. Know, Like, Trust. Once again, this isn’t a mindset for you, but that of your consumer which is really important to understand. Stepping back, the most important thing to understand…
124 How “Triple M” principle can Transform Your eCommerce Business
Dec 8, 2016 • 10 min
How “Triple M” principle can Transform Your eCommerce Business Today I have a simple but powerful marketing principle: Triple M. This isn’t so much about your mindset, but rather about understanding the mindset of the consumer. By that I mean a shopper…
123 Are your products beautiful?
Dec 7, 2016 • 7 min
Are your products beautiful? If you are selling on Amazon, you are likely private labeling products, probably from China. Although, if you are in America then you might be looking at other alternatives in light of Trump’s plan to raise tariffs. For now,…
122 Big Business Vision- St Paul’s Cathedral, London
Dec 6, 2016 • 6 min
Have you got a vision for you business? I have to confess. I have spent way too long, jumping from product to product, trying to make a buck, which is fine. However, after a couple of years, I stop and think, “What’s it all about?” This is a very…
121 Why Belonging to an Exclusive Club could help your Amazon Business
Dec 5, 2016 • 4 min
Detailed Research shows the truth: Your income is the average of the 10 people you spend the most time with. So it follows that spending time with other successful people is going to increase your success! That’s the value of belonging to the right club!…
120 How to Increase Your Amazon Profit – without more sales
Dec 3, 2016 • 14 min
The final 5th part of this miniseries of 5 episodes, this completes this overview of Profit Maximizing Strategies. Remember the basics: you can only increase profit 2 ways: * Increase income * decrease costs We looked last time at decreasing your…
119 Are these Hidden Amazon Costs Killing your Profit?
Dec 2, 2016 • 11 min
This is the 4th of 5 episodes in the mini series with One aim: Increase Your Profit! Today we address the less sexy side of increasing profits: decreasing costs! All of us are to some degree aware of costs when ordering inventory because a sudden spend of…
118 the 3rd way to increase your eCommerce/ Amazon Sales
Dec 1, 2016 • 9 min
There are only two ways to increase your Profits in any Business: * Increase your income * Decrease your Costs! in this 3rd of five parts in this mini-series, we talk about the 3rd way to increase your income. It’s called increase AOF - and it’s the most…
117 The 2nd way to increase Amazon Sales
Nov 30, 2016 • 26 min
This 2nd way of increasing sales is so neglected, you can get ahead simply by implementing anything in this area! The simple idea is to increase the AOV=Average Order Value. It can be more difficult to implement on Amazon than just getting new customers…
116 The 1st way to increase Amazon Sales (Part 1 of 5 of increasing profits)
Nov 29, 2016 • 6 min
The first way to increase Sales (and thus increase profits) is the best-known way: get more customers. On Amazon this primarily comes down to the basics of: * Ranking for high volume (or low-volume but high-converting) keywords on Page 1. (Impressions).…
115 Increase Profit: The 2 Basic Methods for your Amazon Business
Nov 28, 2016 • 4 min
There are just two ways to increase profit in any business. You must either increase the sales; or decrease the costs. It’s that simple. But don’t overlook the power of the simple yet true. This is simplifying thought that is obvious once you think about…
113 Know Where You’re Going with your Amazon Business
Nov 28, 2016 • 5 min
There is a triple metaphor here. Simple stuff but still true: * Know where your business is heading. And where it is right now. If you don’t have goals, you won’t know where it’s heading. And if you don’t measure your position accurately (eg cash,…