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Olympians have one and as a Seller on Amazon, and so Should You

Olympians have one and as a Seller on Amazon, and so Should You

  Olympians and Professional Sports Players have Trainers, Should you?   There's something that olympians and professional sports players realize that the rest of the world is just figuring out.   If you want to accomplish great things, you train to do...

The 4 Secrets to Create an Automated Business on Amazon

The 4 Secrets to Create an Automated Business on Amazon

Creating an Automated and Continuing Income Stream can Help you Travel or Live Wherever you Want. When I was just starting out, I wanted to find something that could be automated, that could work while I slept (or vacationed, or started other fun projects). I knew...

Don’t Sell Products without this Tool from Amazon

Don’t Sell Products without this Tool from Amazon

What's one of the best innovations for online shoppers in the past ten years? The answer is an incredible tool that is changing the way people shop online, and it's revolutionizing stay-at-home business owners all the way up to big brand-name businesses. The tool is...

Don’t Leave your Sourcing Business to Chance. Verify.

Don’t Leave your Sourcing Business to Chance. Verify.

It's never been easier to get products to sell, but with that ease and convenience, you want to make sure that what you're getting is what you've ordered (the quality, the quantity, the packaging, and all the important details of your order). You want to make sure...

Tips for getting Shipping Supplies for your Amazon Business

Tips for getting Shipping Supplies for your Amazon Business

When I was first starting out, I'd get boxes from OfficeMax and they were expensive! There's a better way to save on shipping. If you use Fulfillment by Amazon (which has helped me build my business), you'll need some larger boxes to ship items in bulk to the Amazon...

Pictures sell products – How to Make Your’s Great

Pictures sell products – How to Make Your’s Great

The quality of your pictures makes a difference. A product picture that has a background that hasn't full been removed, or is out of focus really puts a damper on sales. I use a little collapsable photo "studio" box with two lights to take pictures, but the background...

The One Tool you Must Have When Selling Products on Amazon

The One Tool you Must Have When Selling Products on Amazon

The Simple Secret Weapon, that Many Sellers Forget to Use. I use a photo box to take pictures of the products to get a white background. The photo box has been a tremendous help in taking pictures and giving the white space behind the product. The lights brighten up...

Are your Amazon Products Viewed but not Purchased?

Are your Amazon Products Viewed but not Purchased?

Do you have Views but no Customer Purchases on Amazon? You've listed your item on Amazon but you're not getting any sales, or you've had a big drop in sales. What's the problem? There could be a couple things. The amazon reports in Seller Central can show you views to...

Ranking in Google? Know how your eCommerce site Stacks Up.

Ranking in Google? Know how your eCommerce site Stacks Up.

If you want to know the basics of how Google views your site, you can ask them, and wait for a response...or, you can use one of the free tools Google has provided to check up on how your site is performing in Google. Google Webmaster Tools for your Online Store...

Made Easy: Research Products to Sell on Amazon.

Made Easy: Research Products to Sell on Amazon.

A lot of people ask about knowing what products to select. Well, if you're selling online, you'll want to make sure you've got a chance that people will find your products whether you sell on your own website or on Amazon, eBay, and the like. People search for...

The Tax Man Knocketh

The Tax Man Knocketh

Continuing our highlight of helpful tools for your business-- Right up there with accounting software in terms of importance is your tax software. If you like to do things on your own, then TurboTax is a good option. Some tax professionals have been doing taxes for 40...

Don’t Lose Money on your Amazon Sales

Don’t Lose Money on your Amazon Sales

One thing that for sure you don't want to neglect is the accounting for your business. Now "accounting" may sound scary to some...but really, it's just a matter of keeping track of your income, expenses, and the value of what your business owns. It only becomes scary...

Outsourcing. Relieves your burdens…but know how to use it

Outsourcing. Relieves your burdens…but know how to use it

Outsourcing. We're not talking about outsourcing your products here, but outsourcing your problems. Sometimes, as a small business owner, things just get busy, and it's hard to handle everything you've got to do. Outsourcing Administrative Tasks When times got really...

Don’t use Free Email Accounts for Your Business

Don’t use Free Email Accounts for Your Business

So, say a customer wan't to email you about your product, and you make the critical mistake that so many small rausiness owners make--using a free email account. Why is using a gmail (or other) email provider a problem? Well, let's pretend you're a manufacturer of a...

Online Business? Back it up.

Online Business? Back it up.

I once had my computer go on the fritz, and had to completely reformat my computer (losing my data). Fortunately, I had a backup to an external hard drive...or so I thought. It turns out that the "backup" I had wasn't complete. It hadn't backed up the folder that I...

Use Email Followups to Boost Sales

Use Email Followups to Boost Sales

The best customers are repeat customers. The first sale to a customer shouldn't be your last. The first sale is the "front end" and followup sales are called "back end" sales. So many businesses go through tons of marketing work and cost to get a potential customer to...

3 Ways to Outrank Amazon in the Search Engines

3 Ways to Outrank Amazon in the Search Engines

Matt Cutts at Google does a great job answering people’s questions about SEO and ranking in Google.

A particular question relevant to selling products on Amazon.com provides a great bit of advice.