Category: Amazon Selling

Habits Lead to Success: Profit is a Habit

It’s that time of year. You’ve been working like crazy to take advantage of Q4. I’m seeing lots of talk in the forums about changes in Amazon and algorithm changes, etc., which may feel a bit overwhelming. Add to that, the holidays, bringing additional fun (and pressure) to make the experience special for your family. […]

4th Quarter Madness!

Halloween is right around the corner, which means that it’s that time of year again for sellers. The 4th Quarter is upon us! By now, most sellers are already knee-deep in 4th quarter inventory and selling ahead of the season. But if you’re behind the curve, don’t worry; it’s not too late to prepare for […]

For Ecommerce Customers—Is Easy Better Than Exceptional?

Guest Post by Cyndi Thomason of bookskeep To generate loyalty from customers and employees, Easy customer service is better than Exceptional customer service. This is a major tenant of Roger Dooley, author of the recent book, Friction, and previously, Brainfluence. Dooley was recently a keynote speaker and workshop presenter at this year’s ProfitCon event. He made several important points, but this one really […]

Temptation – Can I Borrow from My Own Accounts for Inventory?

Guest Post by Cyndi Thomason of bookskeep Recently, I was contacted by an ecommerce seller who had read my book and implemented Profit First. They wanted my opinion about using their Sales Tax and/or Profit Account for purchasing inventory in preparation for Q4. They pointed out that it is cheaper to use this money that […]

Working For InventoryLab FAQ

As with most employees of small companies, we get asked a lot of questions about what it’s like to work at InventoryLab. We thought it would be fun to share some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve gotten from friends, family, and customers alike. How do you work as a completely remote company? Isn’t […]

FBA Summer Road Trip!

We’re already halfway through summer, but it’s never too late to hit the road for some FBA sourcing adventures! Whether you only travel a couple of times a year, live the RV life full-time, or something in between, great sourcing opportunities are everywhere if you know where to look! How Do I Source From the […]

Making Social Media Work For Your eCommerce Business

With the invention of social media, how and where we do business has dramatically shifted. Before business owners could establish, promote, and advertise their business with the click of a few buttons, they had to rely on newspapers, television, mailings, and local signage to get the same exposure. As of early 2019, The Pew Research […]

Know Your Numbers: Gross Profit Margin

Guest Post by Cyndi Thomason of bookskeep As business owners, we often concentrate on our top line sales number. We use this number as a measuring stick of sorts for how well our business is doing; how successful we are. As a member of several seller Facebook groups, I see it is a point of […]