Kiri Masters is the guest today. She is the founder and CEO of Bobsled Marketing an agency focused on the Amazon platform. She works with clients that do at least $2 million a year or more annually outside of Amazon. On this episode she dives into a lot of the key elements that Amazon sellers should focus on that she's seen have fantastic results with her clients.

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Casey is the guest today and currently doing $30,000 per month. He also has two new products launching in November and expects to increase his sales heading into 2017 even further. In this episode Casey also talks about what he's doing to implement some unique off Amazon strategies to grow his brand website.

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Jake is the guest today and in this episode he talks about how he's implemented some unique product selection tips into the products that he's selling and additionally how he approaches the development of his products to be sure that he's creating something that his target audience will love.

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On today's episode we've brought back Scott Voelker, our guest from episode 5 which aired back in December 2015. Scott shared his story of selling on Amazon when he was first on the show but today we're talking about off Amazon strategies.

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Stefan is the guest today and in this episode he talks about what he's done to replace himself in his ecommerce business from all of the day to day operations. Stefan is now focused entirely on the strategy of the ecommerce company along with the rest of his online businesses while his replacement handles the growth of his ecommerce company.

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On today's episode we've brought back Brad, our guest from episode 4. Brad previously shared some of the unique strategies he was implementing to market his product offline by attending festivals and getting great face to face customer feedback.

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Chris Thomas is back on our show to talk about how his business is doing after he was first on the Sellercast show back on episode 2 nearly a year ago. Chris tried entering the travel vertical but after trying a couple products he decided to focus his efforts on new product development within his primary vertical to grow his business instead. Listen in to hear more about what Chris has been doing.

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On today's episode we bring back Spencer Haws, our guest from episode 13, which aired in December 2015. When Spencer was first on the show, he shared how he was getting traffic to his ecommerce brand website, and how his sales were doing on Amazon. Today we get an update from Spencer on his sales data but he also shares how he's now getting over 1,400 unique visitors a day to his ecommerce brand website.

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On today's episode we bring back Jake, our guest from episode 8 which aired back in October 2015. When Jake was first on the show he shared the strategies he used to generate sales of over $50,000 in his very first month selling on Amazon. Today we get an update.

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Trent is the guest today and with a previous exit from a business under his belt, Trent shares some of the risks he sees in private labeling and why he's personally shifting towards wholesaling products now.

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Grace came to me for some advice. She was extremely excited about her recent decision to launch a new product on Amazon. It was her first one. She’d taken her time and looked through several Amazon categories. She had done some research through Google Trends and other marketing reports. And she had finally nailed down the niche she was going to conquer - kitchen cleaners. It had a load of... [more]  
So you’ve become one of the few dreamers to actually pull the trigger on starting your Amazon business. Congratulations! If you’re at this stage of the game, you’ve probably done lots of research on a product, coordinated with your supplier, and placed your first order. This is actually happening! It’s tempting now to sit down and wipe the cyber sweat off your forehead.... [more]  

Steve is the guest today and with roughly 20 years of experience he has been selling online since 1996.

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The savvy Amazon seller is always interested in optimizing their listing. There’s always the hope that one more tweak will be the key to an increase in sales volume. So we cycle through the checklist of typical optimization. Could we upgrade our listing with: Better quality images? Keyword rich title? Improved sales copy inside my bullets? More customer reviews? A pricing sweet spot? Now... [more]  

In late 2015 Toni Anderson went from $13,000 in sales during October to $50,000 in November and $100,000 in December. Listen to this episode to learn about how to handle seasonal sales spikes and more.

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As Amazon sellers, we put so much effort into our listing, and rightfully so. Our listing is our virtual store and sales force all rolled into one. Every customer that “steps into” our listing should be confronted with the best sales copy we can produce. They should know exactly what we’re selling and how it will help them. But if you ask many Amazon sellers about their listing,... [more]  

Did you just get a 1 star review? Here's how you should reply to negative reviews on Amazon

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Here's how to calculate your fees on Amazon so that you can quickly determine the profitablity of your products.

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In this show we speak with MaryKay Carr. She started selling on Amazon a few years ago sold her first ecommerce business to a friend and is now building a second ecommerce business with her son. She's focusing in on fewer products and working towards a goal of $100,000 per month in sales.

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In this show we speak with Christopher Stout who has decades of experience helping business owners with their taxes. Specifically in this episode we cover sales tax and how it relates to ecommerce business owners that sell on Amazon using FBA.

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In this show we speak with Garrett about how he hit $175,000 a month in sales after just 13 months. Garrett is only just beginning and in this episode you'll see what he's working toward in order to scale his business considerably faster.

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Dave Kettner has been selling private label products since late 2013 and has done over $4.5 million dollars in revenue. Dave has been selling for so long we spent some time talking about what Dave is focusing on now to try and grow his business moving into the future because the strategies of the past are much different than they are today.

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Dan and Eric are on the podcast today and they're on track to sell over $6 million dollars worth of products in 2016. Dan and Eric are different than our past guests though because all of their sales come from wholesaling, but the way in which they wholesale their products is a lot different than what you might normally associate with wholesaling. Listen in to find out more.

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In this guide we share the 4 scenarios where you can ask Amazon to remove your negative seller feedback. 

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What happens if Amazon loses your inventory? Here's a real life example and how you can protect yourself.

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Michael is on the podcast today to share why he started selling on Amazon and how he uses it to match his lifestyle.

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On this episode Stephen shares how he built a multi million dollar lifestyle brand an the dramatic shift he made in his business and for all of his employees when they switched to a 5 hour work day.

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Sam is on the show today and in this episode he shares how he hit $300k in sales in the first year of part time selling on Amazon.

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In this second part Mike shares how he selects products and you're going to want to pay attention to the ideas he shares. Mike also talks about another one of his brands ColorIt.com in this episode.

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In this first part Mike shares how he bought and sold Treadmill.com along with the challenges of running a dropshipping ecommerce business. Mike moves on to discuss the purchase of IceWraps.com and other outside the box marketing strategies.

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Tony joins us on the show today, and he has an interesting story to share. He tried not once, but twice to launch a private label product, and both times he struggled. On his third attempt, he partnered up and bought an ecommerce business that was already selling on Amazon. In this episode, Tony shares how he found this business, what he did to be on track to double the sales, and more.

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Justin Cooke is the co founder of Empire Flippers, a marketplace for buying and selling online businesses. And today he covers the details of selling your ecommerce business. Justin also dives into some of the specifics surrounding the Amazon FBA businesses that they've sold.

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If you're looking for ways to drive more sales that don't rely on the Amazon platform, we've got a change of pace for you in this episode. Karen joins the show to talk about how to take the products you're selling on Amazon and get them into physical retail stores.

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Zach has been selling on Amazon for less than a year, but he's been building his business product by product, all while working an incredibly demanding high pressure tech sales job.

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Norm Lanier has been selling on Amazon since 2011 and on his own ecommerce stores even longer than that, so in this episode you'll hear from someone who has been selling physical products for over a decade.

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Jon has been selling on Amazon for one year and during that time he has build a 7 figure ecommerce business along with his business partner. The neat part about Jon's story is that he still works a full time day job. If you're looking for a bit of motivation this episode should do the trick.

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This guide is meant to walk you through the steps of setting up your first Amazon listing. Although each product is unique and may require additional fields on Amazon, this step-by-step will cover all of the basics. By the end of this article, you should be able to take each step yourself and use them to create your own Amazon product listing. For the sake of example, I’ll be creating a listing for a... [more]  

Jacob has been selling on Amazon since 2014 and on today's episode he shares the steps he's taken to scale his business into the 7 figure range. He is currently selling on a variety of Amazon platforms.

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Ty Roney is on the show today and here to share a very interesting perspective as he currenly works with around 50 ecommerce business owners that sell on Amazon. In this episode he shares his birdseye overview of what it takes to succeed on Amazon based on seeing the results from so many sellers on Amazon.

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Ask any successful and seasoned Amazon seller what their top three tools to success are, and I guarantee you that PPC will rank in the top three for nearly every one of them. Amazon’s pay-per-click (PPC) Advertising enables you to advertise to a huge number of people who are not just browsing online but are browsing online to buy something! AND they’re not just buying anything; Amazon... [more]  

In this Sellercast episode, we talk about product photography. Steve Kang co-founded a product photography business and in this episode he shares advice on how to make the most of your product photography (even if you take your own product photos).

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If you’ve not yet created a promotion in your Amazon Seller Central account, you’ll find a complete guide to setting one up in a previous article Step by step guide to creating an Amazon promotion. There, I’ve given you everything you need to set up your first promotion in an easy-to-follow guide. Promotions are a great way to offer discounts to customers and generate sales, and... [more]  
Greg stared at his Amazon listing in confusion. He read the review a second and third time but couldn’t quite comprehend what was being said. Tim had written: “This product looked nothing like the pictures on the Amazon page. It was a different color and the length was 3 inches shorter. Very poor quality.” How could that be?! Greg had been selling the same product on Amazon for 9 months. Sales had grown steadily over the past 3 months, and customers never had an issue... [more]  

Daniel has been selling on Amazon for such a long time that he has a unique perspective about what the business was like before, and what it takes to succeed today. He also shares plenty of his mistakes along the way.

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We’ve all heard that a picture’s worth a thousand words, but for those of us selling on Amazon, a picture can also be worth a thousand dollars in sales. Unfortunately, it seems that once Amazon sellers succeed in getting their listing up and running, they often give little attention to the images they first used. This is a huge mistake. You cannot overestimate the importance of images when... [more]  

Brian Burt is on the show today and in less than a year he is selling over 6 figures per month. He's not stopping there though as Brian is targetting 7 figures per month on Amazon before end of 2016. Listen to find out how he plans to do it.

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I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I sat dumbfounded as the car salesman (of all people) sat on the floor and carefully crafted a Lego spaceship with my kids.  And I thought, “Wow.” Literally, that’s the word that went through my mind. “Wow.” I had decided I needed a second car to make life a little easier on my growing family. So after looking online, I... [more]  

David is on the show today and we talk about how he went from $0 to $100K+ per month on Amazon in well under a year. David also has ambitious plans to build a team and scale the business even further. If you want to hear about how to scale quickly you'll enjoy this episode.

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Registering your brand on Amazon is a great way to prove your ownership of the products you’re selling. Once Amazon has granted approval to your brand registry application, your product will be uniquely tied to your account and your listing will gain an added measure of security from hijackers. Remember, brand registry is only for those sellers who are brand owners, manufacturers of products, and... [more]  
So if you’re sitting in a coffee shop drowning your Amazon sorrows in a quad-shot of espresso, this post is for you. It happens to the best of us, and it’s perfectly natural. Anytime we place a large amount of effort into a project, we become attached. We want to reap what we sow. And when you work so hard, when you put in lots of time, when you give it your best shot, it’s incredibly discouraging to see little results. Your Amazon business is no different. And I know the... [more]  
So you’ve decided it’s time to invest some money in pay-per-click advertising. Good call! Marketing to online customers has become increasingly streamlined and effective with the help of the large algorithms of Google, Amazon, and Facebook. With so many people online, it’s important that you have the ability to narrow down your target audience as specifically as possible, and using Google AdWords or Amazon PPC is a great place to get started. If you haven’t yet set up... [more]  
So let’s say you’re trying to market your new product online. Just for kicks, let’s say your product is a nuclear warhead called Destructo Mundo. So you think to yourself, “I really want people to be exposed to my awesome nuclear warheads. I better start using social media!” So you start your own Destructo Mundo Facebook page and advertise the features of your product,... [more]  

Susan is on the show today and we cover a lot of interesting topics that we haven't gone in depth on the show before such as: Building websites to drive traffic to your Amazon listings, link building for websites and for Amazon listings, Google SEO, Amazon SEO and more.

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I can remember the first time I found the sales dashboard of my Seller Central account. It took me back to the first time I saw the dashboard of a Boeing airplane. My brain curled up in a fetal position and sobbed quietly. Too many choices. Too many buttons. Too many blinking lights. I just couldn’t believe a pilot could process all of that information, and even if someone wanted to learn how to... [more]  
So you’ve decided to run an ad on Pinterest! That’s a great business move since Pinterest is one of the largest social media platforms out there. As of September 2015, 100 million people actively use Pinterest. That’s not even close to the numbers Facebook is putting up, but Pinterest growth doesn’t appear to be slowing down any time soon. It’s an excellent source of... [more]  
Whether you’re getting ready to launch your first Amazon product or you’re thinking about bringing on a second one, you need to think about differentiation. If your product doesn’t stand out from your competitors by some significant difference, you’ll find that sales are difficult to come by. Differentiation is what helps customers notice you.The last thing you want is to blend in... [more]  
With over 100 million active users, Pinterest is quickly becoming a powerhouse in the social media world. For that reason, a Pinterest account has become a must-have for many businesses and brands. However, it appears that many male business owners are more hesitant to participate on a majority-female social media platform. Because Pinterest’s top content involves jewelry and DIY crafts, women have... [more]  

Today's episode is a bit different because instead of having on a guest to talk about growing an ecommerce business we'll be discussing a new WordPress plugin that you'll be getting access to for free as a special thanks for listening to our podcast.

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Evan checked his Seller Central account one more time before heading to bed. He always liked to get one final sales count at the end of the night. And once again, he was pleasantly surprised to see that his sales for the day were higher than the day before. In the last two months, Evan had been noticing a positive trend in his sales numbers - they were going up! He had slowly climbed from 10 sales per day... [more]  

Isaac and his business partner Paul have been selling on Amazon for several years and have done over $20 million dollars in sales of private label products. On this episode Isaac shares the successes, pitfalls and struggles that have come along the way in selling millions of dollars worth of products on Amazon.

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Kindra is currently selling $10k per month on Amazon with only one product and she has two more on the way. On this episode Kindra also shares how the relationship she built with her supplier allowed her to make an improvement to her product based on a review the supplier read on Amazon.

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English isn't your native language? That shouldn't stop you. On this episode Idan shares how he built a 7 figure ecommerce business selling on Amazon.com when he's not a native English speaker.

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With 50 - 100 sales per day, Travis and Jenna reveal why they set out to build an ecommerce business in the first place and some unique stories in their journey including how they were able to get an exclusive deal to be the only company that can sell a patented product someone else created on Amazon.com.

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Rich is a full time practicing doctor and in his spare time slowly building a pet product empire by continuously reinvesting the profits from his business with a goal to be selling 20 products by the end of the year. In this episode Rich also shares what it's like working with products that have batteries...

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If you’re just launching your first product or if you’re on to your second or third, promotional coupons are a great way to get product feedback from customers. Initially offering your product for an extremely low price will provide incentive for friends, family members, or random customers to test out your product. But if you’re going to offer discounts, you have to be able to set up... [more]  

New Amazon seller Kris Rivenburgh is on the show to talk about his experiences launching his business on Amazon. He shares some of his early mistakes that are useful to watch out for (especially if you're a new seller as well) and also gave some interesting product selection advice as well.

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David runs an Amazon business in the baby niche selling multiple products and was kind enough to share his brand. He found early success on Amazon by first leveraging an audience he built on Facebook. Later he ran into a bit of a rough patch which he recently pushed past and on this episode we dive into the challenges he faced.

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Mark Scott Adams is on the show today. Mark has been private labeling products in one way or the other for over 25 years and most recently on Amazon. This conversation is focused on the fundamentals, but you will take away several nice nuggets.

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Karon Thackston is on the show today. Karon has been helping Amazon sellers get more sales of the products they are selling on Amazon for several years by improving their sales copy.

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Rob Tierney is on the show today. He's worked on his businesses remotely for years and is currently based in Thailand while selling his products on Amazon. Rob also likes to focus on obscure products. You'll find out why when you listen to this episode.

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Jo Barnes shares how she built a six figure per month Amazon business selling only 1 product. In this episode Jo shares how you shouldn't be afraid of competition if you're willing to put in the work to win.

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Brian Jones started online by selling leg lamps out of his apartment from the movie A Christmas Story. He later bought the house from the movie and leveraged that sale into a relationship with Warner Bros to sell officially licensed products from the movie and more.

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Spencer Haws has built a six figure Amazon business from scratch in 2015 which is impressive, but the interesting part is how he's done it. Listen to this episode to find out how.

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Have you ever thought about selling your ecommerce business? Even if you'd never consider selling you should still listen to this podcast episode so that you can be prepared in case the day ever comes when you'd like to sell.

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George joins us today and he shares his experience going from $0 to $200,000 per month on Amazon in only 9 months. George has previously been selling on other less common platforms besides Amazon, but the fact that he built a 7 figure revenue stream on Amazon in less than a year makes this an episode you don't want to miss.

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Ever wonder what an appearance on Shark Tank can do to your sales numbers? Don Hejney from nerdwax shares all that and more on this episode of Sellercast.

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Ben launched his first brand on Amazon with a business partner and for a variety of reasons explained on this episode the brand just never took off. Listen in to hear how he turned his first brand lessons into a second brand success.

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On today's episode Jake shares the strategies he's used to generate sales of over $50,000 in his very first month selling on Amazon. It's nice to hear from sellers of all experience levels, but the way in which Jake was able to launch his product to success so quickly is why we had to bring him onto the show today.

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Today Steve shares his perspective of selling on Amazon as a store owner that started selling on his own platform for years before recently listing a small sampling of his SKU's on Amazon.

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Today Scott shares strategies for Amazon sellers on how to get negative product reviews and seller feedback removed from your Amazon product listings.

If you've ever received a negative product review or negative seller feedback on your Amazon listings then you definitely need to listen to this episode.

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Our guest today is Scott Voelker. Scott runs The Amazing Seller and on this episode he covers private label product strategies that you can start using today. Whether it's product research strategies to decide what product you should sell on Amazon or how you should implement Amazon sponsored ads you're going to love the strategies shared on this episode.

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Our guest today is Brad and he implemented some unique marketing strategies to drive sales of his specialty product that he shares in this episode.

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Our guest today is Corey and he built and sold not one, but two Amazon FBA ecommerce businesses. The collective payout from those businesses totaled $365,000 in cash!

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Chris Thomas raised $110,486 on Kickstarter for his product (which he reveals in this episode). He now sells that product in his own ecommerce store as well as on Amazon.

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Today we're introducing the new Sellercast podcast in this brief episode 1 show introduction. Sellercast is a show focused on helping ecommerce business owners that are selling physical products on Amazon to grow their businesses.

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To ecommerce businesses selling on Amazon, reviews are an incredibly important component of a successful product on Amazon, because they act as social proof to other customers. The more reviews (social proof) you have, the more likely customers are to buy your product over the competition.

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