Category: Entrepreneurship

2020 Business Resolutions to Make (AND Keep)

Welcome to 2020! It’s a new year, and for many entrepreneurs a new year means a fresh start. And with every new year comes the oft dreaded New Year’s resolutions. But fear not! We aren’t here to suggest giving up your favorite junk food or spending hours at the gym. Rather, we’re talking about business […]

Entrepreneur For Hire

For most people who decide to change careers, it’s simply a matter of dusting off our resumes and updating our references. But what if you’re an entrepreneur who’s decided to sell your business in order to move on to the next big adventure? Or maybe you’re in the unenviable position of being forced to close […]

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. […]

Dream, Believe, Dare, Do

If you are one of the unlucky among us that hasn’t visited a Disney park, there are a few things you should know: 1.) The parks are pristine. You never see trash on the ground, buildings are immaculate, and renovations are intentionally kept from view. 2.) The Cast Members (employees) have one goal: to make […]

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 […]

Back to School – 5 Lessons Kids Learn From Entrepreneur Parents

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again (for parents at least): back to school! In light of that, we thought we’d take a look at what kids can learn from entrepreneur parents. We know, of course, that kids learn a lot by example. And there are a lot of valuable lessons they can […]

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 […]

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 […]