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Hey guys, In today's episode I talk about mindset and what I've changed recently to take my mental capacity to a new level - dopamine detoxes! Quote for today: "Picture your brain forming new connections as you meet the challenge and learn. Keep on going." -- Carol Dweck Here is the link to Andrew Kirby's playlist on dopamine detoxes: https://www.y…
 
Hey guys, Quote for the week: "With the new day comes new strength and new thougths" Eleanor Roosevelt In this episode I talk through a few ways that you should consider diversifying as things at Amazon continue to be restricted and potentially change further in the future. Should you switch to FBM? Do you have a Shopify website yet? What should yo…
 
Hey guys, It's been a long, LONG time but I'm glad to be back and to share my thoughts on recent events! Here is my quote for this episode: Tough times never last, but tougher people do! In this episode I talk through some of the ways that you can survive this pandemic and areas in your business that you can take a look at to be smarter with your c…
 
Hey guys, In this episode I have logistics and sourcing master Burak Yolga from www.forcegetlogistics.com back, this time to zero in on his bread and butter - LOGISTICS! He's an expert with all things sourcing and shipping - this is part 2 and in this episode we are going to go into: - What you must understand about trade terms, FOB, EXW, CFI, DDP …
 
Hey guys, Happy day after Cyber Monday! My quote for the week: "Better a diamond with a flaw, than a pebble without" Confucius So as I re-work and rebuild my Amazon business, I'm looking at all of the areas where I can cut or manage costs and become more profitable, especially with the continuous increase in tariffs. So I decided that each week I w…
 
Hey guys, In this episode I have logistics and sourcing master Burak Yolga from www.forcegetlogistics.com He's an expert with all things sourcing and shipping - this is a 2 parter and in this episode we are going to go into: - Why you may not want to source in China - When should you do inspections? - How to handle the tariff changes - When is a go…
 
Hey guys! My quote for the week is: "The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine" So in this episode I talk about some of the recent changes that Amazon have brought about, specifically the request a review button and what that means for us as sellers. Here are some links I referenced in the episode: Seller central forum link - buyer …
 
Hey guys! My quote for the week: "Don't let yesterday take up too much of today" Quick bunch of news updates this week, articles linked below! Prime day prep: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kirimasters/2019/05/31/what-brands-are-doing-to-prepare-for-amazon-prime-day-2019/#d4116b0222eb Review manipulation: https://www.insider.com/amazon-seller-negativ…
 
Hey guys! Today I have Erik Fisher on the show - Erik went from working an engineering job he hated in Louisiana to building his own Amazon business, moving to Florida and quitting his 9-5! It's a really inspirational story and I hope you love it! I also mentioned the importance of meetups so here is a link to Carlos Alvarez's Meetup page: https://…
 
Hey guys, Here is my quote for the week: "The past cannot be changed, but the future is yet in your power" In today's episode I'm giving a quick life update and then talking about how the China tariffs can affect your business. I also update you on what's happening in my business and some of the recent mistakes I've made! Here are the articles I re…
 
Hey guys! Today I have the amazing Travis and Jenna Zigler on the show! They are some of my favorite people in the Amazon space and are not only amazing humans but are also incredible at running businesses. In this episode we talk in detail about how Travis and Jenna have been transitioning to Shopify. We also talk about some of their most successf…
 
Hey guys, Hope you're having a fantastic week! Here is my quote for the week: Kiss slowly, play hard, forgive quickly, take chances, give everything and have no regrets. In this episode I talk about a mistake I made in 2018 and how I'm planning on growing for 2019 with a specific plan! Here are the links to the articles I mentioned: More marketplac…
 
GUYS! It feels so amazing to be back and running! It's been a while since I've put an episode out whilst I've been battling Apple to get my podcast back up but the fight is over and I've won the battle! Quote for the week: "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep mov…
 
Hey guys, Here is my quote for this week: "It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop" DON'T FORGET! The Ecomhub summit is in one month and I have a special offer for you to get 20% off the tickets by clicking here OR just by using code TAZ at checkout! The line up is amazing, I hope I get to meet you there! In this episode I …
 
Hey guys, First off sorry for not getting an episode out for a while, iTunes pulled the podcast and it's still not visible to new subscribers but those who already have will still get these new episodes so I will keep publishing while I figure out what's happening with iTunes! In this episode I have Tom Wang back on the show to talk about how his Q…
 
Hey guys! In this episode I have Carlos Alvarez on the show! He is a serial entrepreneur who has been selling on Ebay and Amazon for over 11 years! He has a WEALTH of experience selling on multiple platforms and building successful brands. Carlos recommended 2 books that really influenced him when he was finding partners for his business and to hel…
 
Hey guys! Hope you've had an amazing close to 2018 and also a great start to 2019! Here's my quote for this week: "Set a goal that makes you want to jump out of bed every morning" This episode is a general update on Q4 and also some specific storage fee updates that could reduce your costs if you tend to have slow turnover inventory! I'll be back a…
 
Hey guys! So today I have Omer Riaz on and he's the founder of a service called Urtasker which is a service that can help you run the day to day of your Amazon business doing everything from product research to PPC management. I used them for a while for both product research AND PPC management (this I go into more detail in the podcast on) and the…
 
Hey guys! My quote/message for this episode is: "Contemplate the impermanence of life" In this episode I do a quick round up of some interesting news around Amazon and also the latest of what's happening in my business this week! Also, if you haven't already it would mean A LOT if you were signed up to my mailing list at www.tazahsan.com/contact an…
 
Hey guys an gals, Today I have Aaron O'Sullivan on the show and we are talking about how you can rapidly increase your productivity in your business by tracking the tasks that you do each day and then offloading those tasks to an outsourced team. We also mentioned the use of an app called Toggl to assist with time tracking. Aaron's company Systems …
 
Hey guys, Here's my second quote for the week: "The past cannot be changed, but the future is yet in your power" Here are a couple of updates I talk about: New unplanned service fees Product condition complaints And for the main portion of the episode I talk about how you can launch your private label idea as quickly as possible. Finally, please go…
 
Hey guys! My quote for the wee is from Winston Chrurchill and it goes: " If you're going through hell, keep going" In this episode I go over my results of the one day launch with my new product to see where I got to prior to Black Friday! Amazon press release for holiday sales Connecticut tax update Helium 10 10% off for life! Talk again next week!…
 
Happy Cyber Monday! Today I have the founder of Feedbackwhiz back on the show Henson Wu as well as his new CMO Robby Stanley. Feedbackwhiz is the ONLY email autoresponder you need when selling on Amazon and is still the best way to get notified of reviews and getting in touch with customers - click the link below and use code TAZ to get 50% off you…
 
Hey guys! My quote for the week: "Everything you want lies on the other side of fear" Ok first thing, go here and sign up for the competition and leave a review on the podcast! :) So in this episode I'll talk about how my launches went to prepare for Black Friday and also the review updates from Amazon. I use Helium 10 for all of my launch planning…
 
Hey everyone! Today I have Mike Zagare, the founder of PPC Entourage on the show. Mike is a serial entrepreneur and recovering physical therapist. After founding and being the driving force behind a very successful in-home physical therapy business for several years, Mike was ready to turn his attention to new opportunities and challenges, so he be…
 
Hey guys! Here is my quote for the week: "The only thing that is permanent is change" In this episode I talk about some updates to my ranking boost strategy for Black Friday. I also go into a challenge I'm facing right now with some stock that is in China that I have already paid a deposit on that may not make sense to launch now... Also don't forg…
 
Hey guys, Today I have my friend from Chicago on the show, David Zaleski. He is an inspiring young guy who has managed to create a 7 figure Amazon business at the ripe old age of 21! You'll hear about how he managed to do it all and we will also go into a very interesting strategy to create a product tester group using zonpages, Facebook and Manych…
 
Hey guys, Today I have Joe Valley back on the show and in this episode we talk in detail about some of the biggest mistakes you need to make sure that you avoid if you want to sell your business for the highest value possible. We even go into some accounting methods (yes we go deep!). The value of your business is a multiple of your discretionary e…
 
Hey guys! It's finally here, my 100th episode! Sorry it took a while, I was taking longer than I should have to set up this small competition for the 100th episode but it's done and here now so I can't wait for you to listen! Quote for this episode: "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." – Helen Keller So, I wanted to do a little …
 
Hey guys! First off my quote for the week: "The potential for greatness lies within all of us" Now, in this episode I got through the latest TOS update that covers how we can communicate with customers and one of the key pieces of information here is that Amazon is now only permitting you to send ONE email to the customer to request a review and no…
 
Hey guys, My quote for this week is "Comparison is the thief of joy" - Seller central is pumping out updates regularly with info to help us regularly - There are a load of new Alexa's that have come out! - Don't just think about Q4, think about staying in stock for January too - My interview with Steve Simonsen on the awesomers.com podcast is up, c…
 
Hey Guys! I’m soooo excited to talk to you about SentryKit and with Aron Raduly who is the co-founder of this amazing little tool In this episode we'll go over how Aron got started on his entrepreneurial journey as with so many other tools, this started with him fulfilling a need for himself. But the real meat of this is how amazing SentryKit is! T…
 
Hey guys, Quick update from me today on the new shipping rules and suspensions associated with it. Also, I talk about why you need to be careful with buying businesses as Amazon are still removing old reviews! Finally, have you requested your Black Friday/Cyber Monday lightning deals? Talk soon!
 
What’s up everyone! Today I finally have a Boston native on the show! :D Charles Palleschi is a developer turned entrepreneur who has built Spark shipping which is a solution to all of multi channel fulfillment needs! As with most people who have built tools for sellers, Charles built Spark Shipping from his own need for needing to connect manufact…
 
Hey guys, So my quote for the week is: "A smooth sea never created a skilled sailor" Today I have important Amazon updates to take you through for: - New shipping rules - Updates to the health dashboard - Black Friday and Cyber Monday Lightning deals are open! I also talk about my experience from brand builder in Austin so listen in! Talk again nex…
 
Hey guys! Today I have Arturo Henriques on the show. Arturo is a serial entrepreneur who started off building his own Tequila producing company (true story) and then moved on to buying and selling brick and mortar, having completed 45 transactions! We go through the benefits of actually buying businesses instead of going through the work of buildin…
 
Hey guys, Here's my update episode for the week! My motivational quote for the week is: "You are what you think about" Amazon have introduced a long term storage fee promotion and have given us 12 months off LTSF - details in the episode. I also talk about some weird goings on with my listing, the review rating and how it changed without and review…
 
Hey guys, In this episode I have Robb Green on the show and this guy is a straight talking Amazillionaire who has built up his business to revenues of $6 million in 2017! In the episode we dig into numbers and explain the difference between profit/ROI and what time value of money is. Robb also talks through a specific framework for the top things y…
 
Hey guys! In this episode I talk about some of the latest updates from Amazon and links to those items are below. I also talk about my latest product launch and the results (from one day) or running sponsored ads on this new product with 0 reviews! Hope you're crushing the week, talk again next week! - Long term storage fee info - Using search term…
 
Hey guys! Today I have Stephen Speer on the show and he is the Vice President of E-Commerce Business Acquisition at Bank United. We go through some very specific details for how you need to shape your business to make it attractive to buyers. We go through how people should run their accounting - it's not as easy as simply deciding you're going to …
 
Hey guys, Quote for the week - "You are what you think about" In this episode I talk about the update to back end search terms and the new 249 character limit. I also give an update on my sales tax situation and how easy it is to actually file - it sounded so scary to me at first but it's so simple! Also I've started an new Instagram account (@taz_…
 
Hey guys! So here's my quote for the week: "Success is defined as getting up one more time than you’ve been knocked down" In this episode I talk about Amazon's potential new foray into internet ads (article below) and the potential change to the A9 ranking algorithm. I also talk about how someone changed my brand name and why my prime day stock onl…
 
Hey guys, Is there a better way to find products? Are there other strategies out there that can be more successful? Well today I have Sophie Howard on the show and she talks about some unique strategies that allowed her to build a very successful Amazon business (her first one) and manage to sell that for 7 figures! Using her unique sourcing skills…
 
Hey guys, In this episode I give you some more details on what actually went wrong on Prime Day for Amazon from a more technical perspective! Geek mode on! I also give an update on a new way I've managed to finance my business and resolve some of my cashflow issues, so stay tuned! Talk next week!
 
What's up guys! Today I have Nathan Hirsch on the show! He is an entrepreneur and expert in remote hiring and eCommerce. He is the co-founder and CEO of FreeeUp.com, a marketplace that connects businesses with pre-vetted freelancers in eCommerce, digital marketing, and much more. He has sold over $30 million online and regularly appears on leading …
 
Hey guys, Prime Day is finally upon us! And it's actually Prime Day and a half because it starts at 3pm Eastern today and end tomorrow night on the 17th! But first, here's my quote for today's episode: “The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing.” – Walt Disney I go over a couple of things to watch out for during Prime Day and a way you…
 
Hey guys! Today I have Parvez Panjwani who is the co-founder of SZventures which is a company that acquires and grows other eCommerce businesses. We go through his journey for how he was able to get out of the rat race and transition into running his company full time! We also talk about the difference between aptitude and execution and whether or …
 
Hey guys, Happy Independence Day! So here is my motivational quote for the week: "Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time" Here are some of the things that I go over today: - Headline search ads now available in Advertising from within SellerCentral - New method to remove hi-jacke…
 
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