My business partner and I are about six months into running our Amazon business and it’s been an absolute blast learning so much about what it takes to find a product, private label it, send it to Amazon, market it, and collect the money from Amazon. (My favorite part is that last one about collecting money.)
We’ve made a lot of progress and learned a lot along the way. But we’ve also put some effort into outsourcing and even laying out the roles and responsibilities. (more…)
If you are a business owner or self-employed, you know the feeling. You can’t help but wonder if you’re using your time wisely. You wonder what direction your business should take. You wonder when you should quit and when you should shift gears.
This year has been a banner year for me. I’ve been owning an e-commerce business and doing Internet marketing since 2003. Yet, 2014 is the one year where I’ve gained incredible clarity as to what direction I should take.
For the past few months, I’ve been focused on Amazon Marketing. It’s been fascinating and I’ve learned a lot. You can read my review of Amazing Selling Machine, which is where I began my learning. But here’s a list of other resources, tools, and software that can help you with Marketing on Amazon. (more…)
To start, just in case you don’t know me, here’s what you need to know. I’m not some gullible wimp online who enjoys throwing money at anything that makes hyped up claims about how I can get rich quick. (No offense to anyone who is.) I’ve been doing (more…)
I started a new business (with my business partner) that focuses on Amazon this year. But I think I had different reasons than most others do.
Most people focus on Amazon because of the money and the appeal of working from anywhere. That’s cool. I like those things just as much as the next guy (or girl). After all, everyone knows that Amazon is huge. You probably buy more on Amazon this year than last year. But even more importantly, your family and friends are too. It’s not just geeks that buy from Amazon. EVERYONE does.
I don’t want to dwell on this. Everyone else does. But you should know the numbers…