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Last Monday evening released a new list of about $300 billion in Chinese goods that President Trump has said he’s contemplating hitting with tariffs as high as 25%.  And, last week, the Trump raised tariffs to 25% from 10% on over $200 billion worth of Chinese products. China then retaliatedContinue Reading

Amazon FBA Mastery

Jonathan Fitzpatrick has just published a great new book on Amazon FBA –Amazon FBA Mastery Coaching: The Definitive Guide to Sell Fulfillment By Amazon: How To Launch A Private Label and Earn Six Figures of Passive Income … from Total Beginners to Really Advanced. It is available in Paperback orContinue Reading


Ecommerce: Shopify, Amazon FBA, eBay, Retail Arbitrage, Dropshipping Kindle Edition is a great new and FREE eBook written by Matthew Scott and published by Amazon Services. It doesn’t take a computer guru to be successful with an online business anymore. With Shopify and the willingness to learn, almost anybody canContinue Reading


I can’t remember exactly when it happened, but several years ago, Amazon created a system to hide customer email addresses and created an anonymous Amazon-generated email.  Using this email is the only way you can contact a buyer (or other Amazon member) via email. Well, now Amazon is doing theContinue Reading

eBay & Amazon Customer Return Rates & Tips to Reduce Them

Returns happen – there is no way to prevent 100% of returns except by not taking them, but if you sell on Amazon or eBay, that is no longer an option because both sites now have mandatory return policies. We had a no-questions-asked return policy in our eBay listings  -yetContinue Reading

Increase Profits

1. Go Small & lightweight – Shipping (and Amazon storage) costs go up every year and can represent a huge portion of your income. Just as an exercise I kept a record of all my shipping costs last month. I had a total of 24 inbound shipments and 36 shipmentsContinue Reading