How much time does it take to run a successful Amazon business?

When it comes to running an online business, time is money. But managing a business could sometimes feel like you have an endless to-do list: just as soon as you cross out a task, another one pops up. Before you know it, you’re procrastinating to avoid the swamp of tasks that piled up on you, you’re wasting time, and you’re wasting money. 

While the struggle is certainly real, there are tools and methods you can use to successfully manage your time and make your Amazon...

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How Much Money Do You Need to Start an Amazon Business? [2020]

If you have been in the Amazon space for a while you’ve heard and seen big numbers. Perhaps you’ve seen someone posting about a six-figure month or a seven-figure year and you’d really like to see your business move closer to that. Whether those numbers people are posting are real or exaggerated one thing is certain, it takes money to make money. The question is HOW MUCH?

In this episode of The Amazon Files, we speak the truth about what it really takes to start and RUN an...

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NEW & IMPROVED [Wholesale Bundle System™] Framework Included

What is a Wholesale Bundle?

Let's go straight to the source to answer this question - Amazon Seller Central States the following:

"Product Bundling Policy
Sellers can create bundles composed of different products to create a new bundled product. Well-designed product bundles provide convenience and value to buyers. 

Bundles must consist of items that are highly complementary (this means items in the bundle enable or enhance the use of other items in the bundle or provide convenience to...

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How to Start Selling on Amazon - Is Selling on Amazon Right for You?

If you’ve just started poking around to see what it’s like to run an Amazon business, there’s a high chance you’re bombarded with hype. We’ve seen a lot of content on the interwebs - from YouTube videos to blogs - hyping up their Amazon businesses. There’s a ton of information out there highlighting their sales and how they can work from home, and while you’re interested in starting an Amazon business, you’re not sure where and how to start, or...

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Using a prep center to scale Amazon FBA [Special Guest: Nathan Bindschatel]

Nathan Bindschatel is the owner and founder of My Prep Center. Since 2005, My Prep Center has been helping Amazon businesses scale the processing of their inventory. Nathan and his team are committed to building strong relationships with their clients to help them focus on making the best products for their Amazon customers. As a former Amazon seller himself, Nathan understands that the struggle of packaging is certainly real.

Nathan joins us today to discuss using prep centers to scale your...

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Can I sell on Amazon? [Roadmap to Your First Sale Series - 1]

When it comes to researching a new online business opportunity there is no shortage of information out there. The hard part is sorting through it all and deciding if this opportunity is even right for you.

It’s time to clear up the confusion about selling on Amazon. You want to fully understand what this business can do for you and the commitment it requires before you decide to steer your focus in this direction. 

Who can sell on Amazon?
Selling on Amazon is open to anyone....

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Sending in Your First Amazon FBA Shipment [Roadmap to Your First Sale Series - 6]

Congratulations! If you have made it this far in the Roadmap to your First Amazon Sale series you are ready to send in your first shipment. 

You’ve made many stops along the way. You learned about the different selling opportunities on Amazon and set up a legitimate business. You’ve opened up your Amazon account and have gathered a few products to send in your first shipment.

Now it is time to get serious.

It is time for you to prep, label and ship your items into...

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How to Find Products to Sell on Amazon [Roadmap to Your First Sale Series - 5]

This seems to be the million dollar question…

What products should I sell online and where do I find them?

Great news! There are millions of products to sell on Amazon and even more places to find them. Figuring out what Amazon business model is right for you will determine what types of products to sell and where to get them. Which model should you choose? This is a more important question than the previous one. We will address this question in a minute but first, let’s get to...

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How to Open Your Amazon Selling Account [Roadmap to Your First Sale Series - 4]

If you have been following this series you are now ready to open up your Amazon selling account and get your business off the ground. Before we walk you through the process, make sure you have the following at your disposal

Setting up Your Amazon Account: What you will need:

  • Business Name & Address
  • Valid Phone Number (immediately verified)
  • Credit Card or Debit Card
  • Business Bank Account information
  • Tax Identification Number (EIN) Information (EIN or SSN: not recommended but acceptable by...
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Is Selling on Amazon a legitimate business opportunity? [Roadmap to Your First Sale Series - 3]

There are a lot of discussions and ads on social media right now about working from home. Every time we’re scrolling through Facebook or Instagram we see ads and posts about new opportunities. We all tend to have the same question that crosses our mind when we see them:

“This sounds awesome but is it legit?”

With new technology arising every day, starting an online business from home is easier than ever.

Or is it?

There is one thing we need to clarify before we go...

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