AF165 - Fixing Amazon Error Codes

Uncategorized Oct 26, 2020

Getting error codes on Amazon isn’t something new. Receiving error notifications with listings is a regular occurrence, but with Amazon’s recent changes to their policies, error codes have been surging. While the company is making these changes to protect both their bottomline and Amazon customers, the drastic changes can feel stressful and confusing. But don’t pull your hair out just yet. While the solutions are not as fun and exciting as one might think, there are...

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AF164 - Is Amazon a BULLY?

amazon files Oct 19, 2020

If you’ve been selling on Amazon for a while, it can feel like they’re trying to bully sellers into submission. Not only do they make drastic changes, they sometimes don’t even bother telling you beforehand. But don’t get discouraged: with over 80% of U.S. households joining Amazon Prime in 2020, it’s no doubt it’s still the best place to sell. You certainly don’t have to be afraid of big bad Amazon, either, as there are action points you can take to...

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AF163 - The S-Word

Uncategorized Oct 12, 2020

When was the last time someone used the dreaded s-word on you? Did they tell you that you should do or be something, whether you should be farther in your Amazon business or should be doing an eCcommerce business model that everybody’s doing? Who told you that you should? Chances are, if it’s not your mother-in-law, it’s you. And if it’s you, you may need to check why you’re “should-ing” yourself into doing something: because should can be as bad as ...

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SUCCESS STORY: She grew sales by 200% with THIS Strategy

workshops Oct 08, 2020
 

I met Michelle Maple for the first time at the Confident Wholesale Bundlers Workshop in January of 2019. At the time, Michelle had been selling on Amazon for 4 months. Like many others, she began with retail arbitrage. “It was fun, exciting and addicting, especially during the holidays”, Michelle revealed, but she also admitted, “I was exhausted mentally and physically.  I knew this wasn’t going to work long term and that I had to learn the...

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AF162 - How Eric Quit His Corporate Job to sell on Amazon [SELLER SUCCESS STORY]

Running a business could be challenging, but running one this year can be significantly more difficult. And in times of doubt, we need someone to look up to for inspiration and encouragement. While the struggle of running an Amazon business in 2020 is real, so are the Amazon success stories. After double-hustling since he started selling on Amazon 2017, Eric Moore left his corporate job in July this year to work on his Amazon business full time. Today, Eric enjoys the benefits that running an...

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AF161 - Is Amazon Selling Still Viable in 2020?

Whether it’s because they got laid off, want to work from home, or do a side hustle, many people want to start an Amazon business. Yet, they doubt doing so because they feel like it’s an unsafe venture. After all, it’s been a long, arduous year we’ve all had. With all the crazy stuff that’s been happening, is starting an online business on Amazon still viable?  And if it is, what kind of investment do you have to make to succeed? What are the challenges of...

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AF160 - Top 5 Things Beginners Need to Know

Are you new to Amazon? Thinking of opening up your online business but don’t know where to start? Are you overwhelmed with all the information from YouTube and Facebook? It’s easy to get stuck in analysis paralysis when you’re new to selling on Amazon (or to eCommerce in general), but that’s okay. While the struggle is certainly real, starting an Amazon business is a legitimate way to find financial success and achieve your goals in life.

Today, I discuss five things...

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Sell WHOLESALE and get UNGATED in Restricted Categories on Amazon

wholesale Sep 17, 2020

Today we are going to talk about: Getting Ungated in restricted categories on Amazon

I’m Kristin Ostrander host of The Amazon Files podcast and owner of Mommy Income.com where I use my 18 years of ecommerce experience to help others start and grow businesses on Amazon. As a current seven-figure Amazon seller I am fully equipped to help you reach your Amazon selling goals so let’s get to it! 

Getting Ungated in restricted categories on Amazon

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AF159 - Lessons from a Football Coach

success stories Sep 14, 2020

I thought it was going to be the best year when 2020 started. Everything was going great: I had a vacation with my family in Puerto Rico, my Amazon business was booming, and we had a remodeling in the house. Then, the pandemic hit - hard and fast. Like many people, I was impacted by the quarantine, the uncertainty, and the struggles of COVID-19. But someone inspired me out of my recent rut. Someone who, despite life’s challenges and physical limitations, strove to reach his dreams. That...

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AF158 WARNING: This May Shock you

amazon success stories Sep 07, 2020

Sometimes, people get this impression that coaches, business leaders, and mentors are impervious to mistakes and always have it together. So, let me be a bit vulnerable here. From worrying about the future of Amazon due to Antitrust Laws to doubting the performance of my Amazon business because of the global pandemic, I struggle too, just like you. Still, I pick myself up and dust myself off. And whether you’re new to selling online or are an e-commerce veteran, if you are struggling, I...

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Getting error codes on Amazon isn’t something new. Receiving error notifications with listings is a regular occurrence, but with Amazon’s recent changes to...
If you’ve been selling on Amazon for a while, it can feel like they’re trying to bully sellers into submission. Not only do they make drastic changes, they...
When was the last time someone used the dreaded s-word on you? Did they tell you that you should do or be something, whether you should be farther in your Amazon business...
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