I recently had the extreme pleasure of being interviewed for Stephen Peterson’s wonderfully diverse eCommerce Momentum podcast. I’m an introvert, so these kinds of things are never easy for me. In fact, I’d been putting off recording the podcast for almost a year. Peterson would drop me a line, “Hey are you ready?” And my […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Now introducing Professor M’s Flip Force! Professor M has issued a BOLO Alert and his Flip Force is charged with cleaning up the streets (and stores) of America! Now’s your chance to join the team! For the past few months I have been privileged to be involved in a mini mastermind with 3 other retail […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
Guys, it’s no secret that I’ve been on a good run these past couple of years. And most of you know it hasn’t always been that way. I struggled for a long time trying to figure this money thing out. I used to feel completely hopeless for the future, overwhelmed by student loan payments, rent, […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
In AFT we taught you basic product analysis, sourcing and pricing strategies and broadened your horizons beyond your niches into software, shoes and clothing, health and beauty and beyond. Most AFT members have been with us for over a year. In that time we’ve gotten to know each other, building a foundation of trust that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Wilt and Fade Remember ASD and all the “move along” comments elicited from the toy sellers when we mentioned that we sell on Amazon? I’d imagine a few years ago things were not that way. Wonder how that kind of thing starts? Something like this… “Then, during a lawn and garden show last year, my […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Competition. We can all pretty much agree it sucks. Except me. What? What kind of a person actually likes competition? The kind of person who cares about achievement: personal, professional, and competitive. As Americans, we are taught from an early age that outperforming our peers leads to doors opening. Keep your grades up if you […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I hear a lot of Amazon sellers going on and on about how they need to raise their Average Selling Price (ASP). Why? What’s the obsession with this? Well, guys I know who sell big numbers at ASPs on the high side ($40+) touch way fewer units than a “retail arbitrage” seller whose average selling […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.