Is it still a good time to start in e-commerce or better to wait to launch my first product?

Recently several of my readers asked a really good question about whether now’s a good time to get started in e-commerce.  I thought I’d share my answer with you.  Here it goes. I also came across the following on the internet,  Officially the world’s largest retailer, Amazon has announced it can no longer keep up with consumer … Continue reading “Is it still a good time to start in e-commerce or better to wait to launch my first product?”

Top 5 Amazon Selling Mistakes Made by 7-Figure Sellers

Recently when I interviewed 20+ 7 Figure Sellers and e-commerce experts and I noticed something very peculiar.  When I asked them what mistakes they made along the way to creating a million-dollar business the same things came up again and again.  Like a broken record.  As the saying goes a smart man learns from his … Continue reading “Top 5 Amazon Selling Mistakes Made by 7-Figure Sellers”

How to work with Chinese suppliers during COVID-19 [Podcast] and 39 lessons from a 7 Figure Seller…

This week I’d like to share with you two resources to help with your sourcing and mindset as we are navigating through these challenging times. First things first.  China is still the dominant player when it comes to sourcing.  Factories are operating at about an 80% capacity now so they are ready to take orders.   … Continue reading “How to work with Chinese suppliers during COVID-19 [Podcast] and 39 lessons from a 7 Figure Seller…”

DIY 3D-Printable Face Mask from a 7 Figure Seller

Quick update, I know many of you may be going through uncertain times and I wanted to share with you something that might be able to help if you can not get access to face masks. My friend Jason Vander Griendt who is a 7-figure seller and featured on the 7 Figure Seller Summit generously … Continue reading “DIY 3D-Printable Face Mask from a 7 Figure Seller”

The Coronavirus from the eyes of a factory

I know that there has been a lot of fear and concern about Coronavirus around the world. First off I hope you and your families are staying safe and healthy during these times.  Secondly, I’d like to share this first-hand experience from a Chinese factory that has recently reopened following the Coronavirus shutdown in China.  … Continue reading “The Coronavirus from the eyes of a factory”

UPDATE: the effect of the Coronavirus on Ecommerce and factory closures in China: What can you do about it?

If you’re sourcing products from China then the Coronavirus or COVID-19 is affecting your business.  As you’ve seen on the news the Coronavirus has been declared “a global emergency” by the World Health Organization as the outbreak continues to spread in and outside of China.   There are over 2,200 deaths and 76,000 confirmed cases reported … Continue reading “UPDATE: the effect of the Coronavirus on Ecommerce and factory closures in China: What can you do about it?”

I interviewed 20+ 7 Figure Ecommerce Sellers and Experts: Here’s what I learned

“You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with” – Jim Rohn. Taking this quote to heart, I wanted to learn from successful Amazon sellers and ecommerce experts how they built million-dollar businesses.  What I learned was surprising at times and yet commonsensical at other times.   At the end of … Continue reading “I interviewed 20+ 7 Figure Ecommerce Sellers and Experts: Here’s what I learned”

China on lockdown due to the Coronavirus – how to deal with it as an E-commerce Seller?

I just got this warning this morning in my email inbox. The WHO has declared the outbreak a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern”.  My family and I traveled through Hong Kong this week and everyone on the streets, subways, and airports were nervous and wearing breathing masks.  And masks were sold out everywhere. This … Continue reading “China on lockdown due to the Coronavirus – how to deal with it as an E-commerce Seller?”

Reader questions, China vs SE Asia GDP Growth, and meet me in Bangkok next week?

Happy Thanksgiving to those of you celebrating!   This week I’d like to answer some reader questions, a heatmap of China and Southeast Asian countries GDP growth so you can see which countries may be benefiting from the trade war, as well as a chance to meet me in Bangkok next week.  Reader Questions Do you … Continue reading “Reader questions, China vs SE Asia GDP Growth, and meet me in Bangkok next week?”

China vs India Sourcing, Four burners theory

I wanted to share with you my favorite articles and podcasts from this week.  We are seeing more evidence of sourcing shifting away from China. US-China trade war has caused major shift in global trade landscape, says Li & Fung Along these lines I was interviewed recently by my friend Chris Thomas, “The Australian Seller”, … Continue reading “China vs India Sourcing, Four burners theory”