The only constant is change. Yes it’s very cliche but also very true when it comes to selling on Amazon. If you’ve been on the platform for even a short amount of time you’ve come to learn this about Amazon. Amazon is always adjusting it’s algorithm and the needs of customers are ever changing.
Amazon isn’t a set it and forget it business model. Did you know that once you create a listing it can, and often should, be changed periodically. On this week’s episode of the Amazon Files, we’ll be talking to copywriter and Amazon listing expert Karon Thackston from Marketing Words. She’ll be sharing why testing and tweaking listings is important to improve your product’s rank, traffic, sales and profit.
Every Amazon seller experiences seeing their listings drop in popularity or fail to get the initial exposure they deserve. Many things can cause these disappointments, including Amazon changing its algorithm or customer trends...
The biggest sales season of the year is coming up fast (October/November/December)! Are you ready for your first Q4 or to increase your sales from last year? GREAT! Us too... so we are sharing essential tips and tricks to help you prepare for this holiday season. We will also cover crucial mistakes to avoid so you stop losing money and are all set for your best Q4 ever!
SPECIAL Q4 WEBINAR on July 29, 2019
We are teaching our LIVE Q4 Jumpstart Class on 7/29/19. This class is what to sell in Q4 along with strategies, plans and a holiday calendar with important dates, holidays and deadlines. Sign up www.mommyincome.com/Q4
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This special mom boss turned her side hustle into a seven figure business. After a slow start on multiple online selling platforms she came up with a method of selling Amazon FBA which now generates over 7 figures! Success didn’t happen overnight and she is sharing her journey to help others.
If you are at the start of your Amazon business journey, then finding success and an income that will sustain you can feel like a long way away. You may be running an Amazon business as a side hustle and want to give up the nine-to-five, work from home, and make your side hustle your full time job. There may be many steps and pivots to make, but it is absolutely possible if you put in the work to find seven-figure success.
In this episode, Kristin shares her story of building a side hustle to seven figures. She reveals how she moved from eBay to thrifting and from Amazon retail arbitrage to wholesale bundles. Kristin highlights how taking on her mom as a 50/50 partner allowed her...
There are countless reasons people make the decision to start a stay-at-home business. It may be that you have been laid off or you are working an 80-hour week that is creating stress and pressure, and crippling your lifestyle. Maybe you hate office politics, are being micromanaged, or simply don't like being told that you need to do this and that. All of these reasons probably have you asking what you need to do to become the next Amazon seller success story.
Today, we share Amy’s success story as a stay-at-home mom who makes six-figures selling on Amazon FBA. She reveals the ups and downs of her career, including working for companies, selling on eBay, and running an Amazon business. Amy also highlights the learning process and stresses the importance of finding someone to support the journey of building a business and making pivots to find the ‘in a perfect world’ lifestyle.
“If you see somebody or meet somebody who is where you would like to see...
As a new Amazon seller, you may feel as if you’re on your own, with no-one to talk to and no one to contact when you need support. Where do you turn when you need someone to brainstorm and bounce your ideas? How to take the next step in your business?
Today, we explain what finding support for e-commerce means and how you can accelerate your Amazon business by building relationships. We explain how talking with other Amazon sellers can impact your business and highlight how to build trust and respect. We share where you can meet with people to build e-commerce relationships and a step-by-step strategy you can use to overcome your first-contact fears. We also share why it is vital to build relationships with vendors and how you can develop beneficial relationships with reps.
“Amazing things can happen if you expand your network, reach out, and have those conversations with people.” - Amy Feierman
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Don’t know where to start in your wholesale bundling Amazon business? We teach a lot of different strategies for searching wholesale bundles and creating your own unique bundles. Learn the A to Z of Amazon wholesale bundling through Mommy Income’s Wholesale Bundle...
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Amazon FBA sellers always ask us how to optimize their listings. Often times, sellers have so much trouble with listings, it prevents successful product sales. In this episode of the Amazon Files we discuss the essential components to include in your listing to maximize profits.
Have you ever said to yourself ‘I don’t know how to create a listing.’ Do you find yourself afraid of doing it wrong, and hence don’t create the listing? It might be that you don't know what to put where or you could be unsure if you need to put all of this information in your listing. Perhaps you’re wondering how to use keywords in your listing and thus you might need more knowledge to create a listing or bring new products or bundles to the market.
Today, we discuss how to create the perfect Amazon product listing. We share how you can boost...
The year was 2011 when devastation hit.... A series of events led to my family of 5 losing our forever home to foreclosure. Everything we had built over the years was gone, our dreams were crushed and we had to start over. My online Amazon business was struggling and it was time to turn things around.
Hitting rock bottom was one of the biggest blessings in my life. Not only did it make me stronger and more resilient, but it also made me ask better questions. It forced me to find solutions.
"The good news is that when action is taken, no matter how small, despair gives way to hope." - Kirstin Ostrander
I have taken everything I have learned over the years and continue to pursue my dreams. My life purpose is to help people through solving...
The simple answer is confidence!
If you have never been to a trade show it can be very overwhelming and intimidating. There are hundreds, sometimes even thousands of vendors and booths and millions of products to sort through. Just knowing where to start is enough to make anyone quit before they start. Many of our clients have expressed that they want to go to tradeshows and open wholesale accounts but they do not know how to to it. They don’t know how to start the conversation, what questions to ask and how to navigate the “No Amazon Sellers” stance of some vendors.
In our guided trade show walkthroughs during our Confident Wholesale Bundlers Workshops, students have the opportunity to see us interact with vendors and PRACTICE these conversations with us side by side. We don't want to wait until our next workshop to share these tips and tricks to help you walk the trade show floor confidently and secure more wholesale...