Anne realized she didn’t have enough money to live the way she wanted. When friends invited her to an elaborate party. She was curious why they seemed to have money to burn. Selling on amazon was their answer. Anne says that after the first step of asking her mom for a loan. Her tactics involved studying the way the trending influencers help promote products on amazon. She had long observed how influencers and companies who were doing really beautiful things with social media and selling really high-quality products. Her research showed her that amazon’s marketplace was full of products of what she considered to be inferior quality.
Quickly. She carved out a thriving niche for herself (and her product) at a more premium level. You can listen to anne’s full interview on the serious sellers podcast here. Balancing family and e-commerce most of you in e-commerce are working hard to balance family time. Amazon business. And in most cases. Your full-time careers. Finding a way to make enough money on amazon to make the leap to e-commerce full-time is the goal of many. Still others have found a way to blend the three parts in a way that leads to a busy. Yet very happy lifestyle.
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Yaixa has done exactly that. She’s a successful. Full-time Bermuda email list engineer who rolled out her best-selling product in the middle of a hurricane. Now. While continuing to work as an engineer. Her amazon business is generating 180k per year on only five to six hours a week. Yaixa says that it was kind of an accident that she became an amazon seller. After graduation and working as an engineer she returned home. Her mom said. “you know. There is a box of things that you got to take out. Donate. Or do something. But i don’t want that box in here anymore.” in the box she had harry potter books.
And decided to try to sell them on ebay. Selling the books on ebay proved to be easy. After buying a variety of products for herself. She ended up with a quantity of things that she was not going to use. Those also sold quickly on ebay. Yaixa then began sourcing accessories from china and selling them on ebay. She refers to it as her hobby. Soon she was shipping 20- to 30 packages a day. As soon as she became aware of amazon. She tried the platform and was hooked as soon as she realized that she wouldn’t need to do the shipping herself.
She’s Selling 18k
On amazon at a 30% profit margin. Putting in five to six hours a week. You can listen to yaixa’s full interview on the serious sellers podcast here a military veteran uses his facebook audience to crush it on amazon one of the best things about selling on amazon is the way it creates incredible life-changing opportunities for so many. That’s doubly the case when we’re speaking of those that serve in the military. Putting their lives on the line to protect our way of life. Schrone hardeway had served in the military since shortly after his 18th birthday. 22 years later. He wasn’t exactly sure what life after the military was going to look like.
He’s grown a facebook audience to 17.000 followers and sells over 200k on amazon. He says that he was about three years out from retiring after 22 years in the military. And he thought to himself. “man. In three years. I’m going to be out of a job.” when asked by a friend in the military. “what are you going to do when you get out?” schrone says that. “in all honesty. I was going to be a greeter at walmart or a gamestop manager.” schrone says that. “after being in stressful situations for twenty-two years.