Tag: Entrepreneurship

One Foot in Front of the Other

“There will be obstacles, there will be doubters, there will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” —Michael Phelps Hang in There! By now, pretty much everyone is familiar with the motivational kitten poster from the 70’s. The original black and white picture, taken by photographer Victor Baldwin in 1971, shows his […]

Remote Control – The Challenges of Working Remotely

Here at InventoryLab we all work remotely. Our team members are spread throughout the United States, and it’s been incredibly beneficial for us. We’ve been able to pull talent from all over the country instead of being limited to one geographical area. As a result, our small team is unique and diverse. Each person brings […]

Must Read For Ecommerce Sellers

I recently sat down with Cyndi Thomason of Bookskeep to talk about her new book Profit First for Ecommerce Sellers: Transform Your Ecommerce Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine published earlier this month. Cyndi shared where the idea to write the book came from, how she believes eCommerce sellers can stay competitive, […]

Tidying Up Your Business

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of Marie Kondo and her Konmari method of tidying up any living space. It seems like everywhere you turn now, you read another article about her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and/or her new Netflix series Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. If I’m […]

Back on the Block – From the Military to Amazon FBA

“I own a department store open 24/7 that sells things to people all around the world.” (Rayan, a 10-year Navy veteran describing his business and what he does for a living) If you’ve ever been a member of the military or part of a military family, you know how difficult it can be to adjust […]

6 Things to Know Before Issuing 1099s

Guest Post by Cyndi Thomason of bookskeep As the year comes to a close, in addition to the busy selling season, it’s time to ensure you are ready for January and the IRS deadlines for 1099’s.  The IRS requires 1099s to be issued to vendors and filed with the IRS by January 31st.  There is […]

Would You Like Fries With That? From Burger Flipper to CEO

Spotlight on Ryan Stephens, CEO Today as our CEO Ryan Stephens celebrates his birthday, we here at IL would like to wish him a very happy and joy-filled day and share a little bit about him and what makes him special. Happy Birthday Boss!! Ryan co-founded and launched InventoryLab in 2015 with one basic premise: […]

Show Me the Money!

Guest Post by Cyndi Thomason of bookskeep “Show me the money!” Can’t you hear Cuba Gooding, Jr. saying that line? The line I hear from my clients is similar, “My P&L shows I made a profit, so where’s my money?!” It’s a common question we get from clients, and it’s a common misconception that all profits […]