Trade Show Attendance Tips

(I originally wrote this a couple of years ago for a group of Amazon Sellers on the FaceBook Group, My Silent Team. I am also a paid coach for the My Silent Team company headed up by Jim Cockrum. He is the creator and main leader for the Proven Amazon Course (PAC), the best ecommerce … Read more

How We Lost $40,000 So Far This Year

Here’s what’s happening with our Amazon sales right now. So far in 2018, we are about 33% DOWN from last year. This is about $40,000 less than the same time a year ago. What happened? Long ago, when we were getting our eBay business up and running, we found a niche product that started doing … Read more

Find It! Find Profitable Products to Sell.

Profitable. That’s the primary characteristic of a successful FBA product. You make your profit when you buy it. Then, it has to sell. DUH! You can make all sorts of buys of products, but if there is no profit in it, then it is worthless, or a drag on your bank account. Now, it’s OK … Read more

Getting It ALL Done

The secret to FBA (and any online ecommerce endeavor) is Find It List It Ship It Repeat You have to have something to sell. Finding that ONE item seems like the ultimate goal, but it’s not. Products come and go. Styles, interests, fads, new technology, celebrities, even companies, all change over time. There isn’t a … Read more

Getting the ASD Marketweek Show DONE!

SandiĀ  & I are here in our 29th floor room at the Encore in Las Vegas, relaxing after finishing our buying exercise for the year. It has been a fabulous show. We’ve been coming to this show for since 2002, and it keeps getting better and better for us. (You can find this twice-a-year show … Read more

Roadblocks, Obstacles, Hazards, and Attitude

Our Amazon business sure makes it easy for us to be successful. It’s an easy process to find and replenish profitable products. But, there can be hazards. One of our students had the ultimate in hazards happen. Amazon suspended them. And after spending a month working with Seller Support, got the “you’re-finished-don’t-call-again” email. This seems … Read more

What Should I Sell?

“What should I sell?” or “How do you find something to sell?” This is pretty much the first question anyone asks when thinking about selling online. It’s the same for selling on Amazon. “What should I sell and how do I find it?” I recently did a quick “count” and found that there are MORE … Read more