AF243 - Where Will You Be in 6 Months?

On today’s episode, I want to talk to you guys about where you’ll be in six months. Sometimes, six months seems like a long time; sometimes, it feels short. It depends on what you’re talking about. But most of us don’t take the time to think about where we’ll be half a year from now—we’re too busy being bombarded by shiny objects and things we should be doing to slow down and think about where we want to be rather than where the world is telling us we...

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AF242 - Amazon Trademark Questions Answered with Trademark Agent Anita Mar

guest experts trademark Apr 18, 2022

On this week’s episode, I’m joined by an amazing special guest, Anita Mar, to answer all your questions about trademarks and Amazon. Anita is a Trademark Agent and founder of Trademark Angel, a registration agency that provides online solutions to help you with all your trademark needs. She’s been in the trademark industry since 1999, working with various law firms, but struck out on her own in 2017 after noticing potential clients asking about the brand registry...

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AF241 - The Real Truth About Selling on Amazon in 2022

In today’s episode of The Amazon Files, we are going to have an honest, vulnerable conversation about the truth of what’s happening out in the Amazon world. Because honestly, I’m feeling sad and disappointed and a little bit frustrated, and it feels like there are some things I need to address when it comes to swimming around in that world. I recently had an email from someone who took a course with a so-called guru guaranteeing that they would be generating thousands in...

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AF240 - Success Strategies While Working from Home

On today’s episode, we’re going to dive into work-from-home success strategies, Amazon FBA style. This is not your typical WFH advice; this is the entrepreneur’s guide on how to be more successful when working from home. Because let’s be honest, there are a lot of distractions at home, a lot of things that get in the way of productivity, and with no boss to keep us in line, it can be really hard to stay on track. But I’m here with a whole bunch of strategies that...

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AF239 - Your Amazon Bundle Questions Answered

A little while ago, I asked you guys to submit your top questions regarding bundling, and on this week’s episode, I’m answering the ten most commonly asked of them. First up, a lot of you want to know how to start bundling when you already have wholesale accounts, and I advise that the very first thing you want to do, whether you have accounts or not, is your research. Open up your catalogs and get familiar with what’s out there, what’s available, and what products are...

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AF237 - Retail Arbitrage - Mistakes to Avoid

I know that a lot of you out there are still doing retail arbitrage (even though I’d love for you to get into wholesale bundling, which is more sustainable, less risky, and will put more money in your pocket!), so on today’s episode, I’m talking about some of the common mistakes people make in retail arbitrage and how to avoid them. First up, mistake number one is that a lot of people focus way too much on the Amazon Best Sellers Rank (BSR), using it as their only point of...

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AF236 - Amazon Sellers: Policy Updates You Need to Know Now

guest experts Mar 07, 2022

***This episode is sponsored by Central Wisconsin Prep Pack & Ship! Check out their services at mommyincome.com/wisconsinprep.

This week, I’m joined by our resident Amazon policy and compliance consultant, Lesley Hensell. Lesley is co-founder and co-owner of Riverbend Consulting, an organization that helps people with suspensions, policy issues, and account management. She’s an Amazon expert and has also been a seller for almost a decade. She’s here today for her regular...

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AF235 - Why Is This A Successful Amazon Business Strategy?

Today I am frustrated, and I am going to be upfront: today, we’re going to talk some dirt. My inbox is flooded with messages from people complaining because they received bad education and wound up suspended from Amazon because they didn’t check the rules. So today’s episode is about honesty and truth and clearing the air about what bundles are, why they work, and how to execute them properly.

I open with the very important truth that there are people out there who want to...

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AF234 - Can I Sell My Amazon FBA Business?

amazon fba guest experts Feb 21, 2022

My guest today is Joe Valley from Quiet Light Brokerage, who has had his hand in buying and selling—get this—over a billion dollars of businesses online. He’s the author of The EXITpreneur’s Playbook, and he joins me on this episode to discuss his journey with building up, buying, and selling businesses and how you can best set up and maintain your business so that when you’re ready to exit, it’s a very streamlined process.

We start the episode with some...

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AF233 - A Gamechanger for resellers ebay Fulfillment with eBliss - Guest Episode with Laurie and Dave

guest experts Feb 14, 2022

This week I have two amazing guests, Dave and Laurie Bilyeu, who run eBLISS, a storage and fulfillment center for eBay and Poshmark sellers. They’re here to talk about how their fulfillment service can boost your reselling business by reducing the time and stress of dealing with your back-end. I kick things off by asking how Dave and Laurie got into e-commerce and eBay, and Dave shares how he started out flipping items he found in Goodwills before Laurie came on board, and they grew...

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