India Sourcing Trip: What I Learned

Last month I had an amazing experience traveling to India for the first time.  India was a blank slate for me. Previously I was only able to experience India from a distance – I had only tasted their delicious food, seen their festivals on TV, and admired their colorful clothes from abroad.  Now I was … Continue reading “India Sourcing Trip: What I Learned”

Quick Update from India Delhi Fair

Namaste! Greetings from Delhi India.  As we are trying to figure out what a “truce” to the trade war really means, this week I’m attending the Delhi Fair to learn more about sourcing from India.  For those of you unfamiliar with it, the Delhi Trade Fair is probably the largest trade show in India with … Continue reading “Quick Update from India Delhi Fair”

Less than 100 days til Black Friday… 4 things to do now to maximize your holiday sales

It may still feel like summer as we approach the end of August but if we peek at the calendar, you might be surprised to find that Black Friday is less than 100 days away!   As you may know, Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year and it’s especially true … Continue reading “Less than 100 days til Black Friday… 4 things to do now to maximize your holiday sales”

The Trade Tariff Grinch may not steal Christmas after all for ecommerce sellers

Last week President Trump tweeted that on Sept 1st, 2019 the US will slap a 10% tariff on the $300 billion dollar of goods imported from China that have not been covered yet.  This may have been the grinch that would steal Christmas for many US ecommerce sellers who imported their products from China.  This … Continue reading “The Trade Tariff Grinch may not steal Christmas after all for ecommerce sellers”

Will Trade Tariffs be the “Grinch” that steals Christmas for ecommerce sellers?

We are in the dog days of summer and the trade war continues to heat up.   As you may have heard, last week President Trump announced that the remaining $300 billion (List 4) of products imported from China will be slapped with a 10% tariff starting Sept 1st, 2019. According to Macy’s CEO this is … Continue reading “Will Trade Tariffs be the “Grinch” that steals Christmas for ecommerce sellers?”

[VIDEO] How to source products from India

With the US-China trade war still in affect, it feels as if there’s tremendous INSTABILITY out there.  Will these tariffs go away eventually? And what if all the products from China are taxed at an additional 25%?  Does that spell the end of sourcing products from China? Many of you have asked how can one … Continue reading “[VIDEO] How to source products from India”

My favorite articles on Entrepreneurship

Last week I shared some of my favorite entrepreneurial podcasts and I hope you got value out of that.   This week I’d like to share several of my favorite articles about entrepreneurship and what you can learn from them. How Ana Gavia, a 26 year old med school student from Australia, started a million dollar … Continue reading “My favorite articles on Entrepreneurship”

My Favorite Entrepreneurial Podcasts.. So you can stay ahead

One of the keys to success among ecommerce entrepreneurs is that they NEVER STOP LEARNING.   So to help you stay ahead I’d like to share four of my favorite podcasts. Why podcasts?  Because I can listen to them while driving, working out, or running errands.  It helps me learn and stay ahead while getting other … Continue reading “My Favorite Entrepreneurial Podcasts.. So you can stay ahead”

3 Ways to come up with profitable product ideas away from the crowds

Yesterday we learned about the Top 3 Product Selection MISTAKES sellers make.   Today we will learn 3 ways to come up with profitable product ideas away from the crowds.   But you might be asking… WHY? Can’t I use product research tools and filters to select products to sell?   Well I’ve noticed that most sellers are … Continue reading “3 Ways to come up with profitable product ideas away from the crowds”

The Top 3 Product Selection MISTAKES sellers make that will sink their business before they get started

“A smart man learns from his mistakes. A wise man learns from the mistakes of others.” Today I’d like to share with you the most common MISTAKES newbies make when beginning their private label journey.   These are errors in judgement and strategy that I have made and I’ve noticed private sellers make.   And committing just … Continue reading “The Top 3 Product Selection MISTAKES sellers make that will sink their business before they get started”