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Oct 2016

AS 63: Discounted Reviews No Longer Allowed on Amazon – Amazon Ban[Official Post]

Discounted Reviews are no longer allowed on Amazon. Announced on October 3rd by Amazon’s Chee Chew, the VP of Customer Experience for Amazon. WHAAAT? This is perhaps the biggest change to the Amazon Platform since I started selling on Amazon and in this episode, we go into all the implications this will have. This is the AmzSecrets show, with your host David Aladdin. War is...

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Discounted Reviews Giveaways, Review Groups No Longer Allowed on Amazon

03

Oct 2016

Discounted Reviews Giveaways, Review Groups No Longer Allowed on Amazon

Discounted reviews (official post link) are no longer allowed on Amazon. Major breaking news! It’s a wtf moment in AmzSecrets history. First spotted by the AmzSecrets Team similar to lightning deals discovery. Amazon VINE is the LAW. Whether your giving a heavily discounted review, or a small percentage discount, niether of them are allowed. How will you grow a product from scratch? This changes the industry quite...

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03

Oct 2016

AS 62: How to Use Influencers to grow your brand – In Depth Analysis

Today’s podcast, episode 62: How I used Influencers to grow my brand. I started an experiment with influencers back in epsidode 57. AmzSecrets.com/57. . I asked 10 influencers to grow my brand. 5 influencers, accepted. 3 have so far posted their results. You know, when I was in Highschool, I never considered myself to be one of the popular kids. I played the sports, had...

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AS 61: Why Trader Joes is Not Only Surviving, But Thriving

28

Sep 2016

AS 61: Why Trader Joes is Not Only Surviving, But Thriving

So I went into Trader Joes today to buy flowers for my friend’s girlfriend. I figured if I got the best white orchids earthly possible, she would fall into my arms, and leave him. Yep I was pulling the sneaky SWITCH-ER-OO. In all honesty, he’s actually out of state. Today was her birthday, and I was actually on a mission for him to surprise her...

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AS 60: 5 Words Nathan Latka Used to get an 8 figure exit – Acquisition Advice

26

Sep 2016

AS 60: 5 Words Nathan Latka Used to get an 8 figure exit – Acquisition Advice

Nathan Latka  came on the show today, and shared quite a few golden nuggets as well showed us his ambitions moving into the future.  He’s got a business podcast – called The Top Entrerprenuers. He tried to buy success magazine for $5m. Sold first business, Heyo, after raising $2.5m and hitting $5m in revenue in Feb 2016. He then Acquired company another company called send...

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AS 59: How Ryan makes 500k/yearly revenue selling on Amazon FBA, Writing Books

23

Sep 2016

AS 59: How Ryan makes 500k/yearly revenue selling on Amazon FBA, Writing Books

Ryan Reger came on  the show today and details his successful Amazon business, but his true passion is helping others build their business.  He is the author of Real Wholesale Sources, Private Label the Easy Way and co-author of  Beyond Arbitrage. What you’ll learn: Ryan Reger’s journey into entreprenuerialism How he started in craigslist then learned about FBA FBA strategies How craigslist changed over time...

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AS 58: How Mark Reached 10M Sales Annually, And Now Acquires Amazon Businesses

22

Sep 2016

AS 58: How Mark Reached 10M Sales Annually, And Now Acquires Amazon Businesses

Mark Hirsch came on the show and shared tons of golden nuggets for entrepreneurs.  He is a serial entrepreneur. who was partner in an online financial publishing firm that thrived during the economic downturn of 2008. And as his company approached $10 million in annual sales, it was acquired by the industry leader – and he stayed on with the acquiring company to see the...

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AS 57: Forth Quarter Strategies Selling on Amazon – I am the real Santa Clause

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Sep 2016

AS 57: Forth Quarter Strategies Selling on Amazon – I am the real Santa Clause

It’s been a crazy ride so far, and it’s just the beginning. Christmas, Black Friday, Halloween, Cyber Monday, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving, New Years they’re all coming. War is here. But in all honesty, think about it. As a kid we grew up wondering how Santa Clause delivered gifts to everyone’s chimney on Christmas Day. How he had his elves working non-stop over at the North Pole....

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AS 56: My Simple Tips for Winning in Business

16

Sep 2016

AS 56: My Simple Tips for Winning in Business

AS 56: My Simple Rules for Winning These are rules I hold and learned thus far in business – and which I use when making decisions. Rapid iterations while staying focused. If you don’t reiterate on your product, you allow your competitors to build better products than you Stay focused (yes mentioned twice) – By staying focusd, it means you are not working on too...

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AS 55: How Kai Klement grew to 4 Million Yearly Revenue with his brand Kavaj, on Amazon

13

Sep 2016

AS 55: How Kai Klement grew to 4 Million Yearly Revenue with his brand Kavaj, on Amazon

Today Kai Klement came on the show, and he shared a ton of golden nuggets! Kai Klement is the co-founder of KAVAJ. They are making $4 million a year selling genuine leather products on Amazon worldwide. Last year he also co-founded the KAVAJ Academy, where he and his partner Joerg help other Amazon sellers sell more on Amazon. In today’s podcast we covered: How Kai grew...

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11

Sep 2016

AS 54: Selling on your e-commerce site hurts your Amazon sales – Website Strategy

Today’s podcast, episode 54: Selling on your e-commerce site hurts your Amazon sales – Website Strategy I’ve been meaning to bring this discussion on because I haven’t seen anyone talking about it. IT’s crazy! In fact, I remember around 4 months ago, I briefly brought it up with someone, and they knew exactly what I’m talking about, and it was like they didn’t want anyone...

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AS 53: How to get into Costco, Walmart, and retail stores with Tim Bush

08

Sep 2016

AS 53: How to get into Costco, Walmart, and retail stores with Tim Bush

Timothy Bush came on the show today and shared a ton of epic golden nuggets on how to get into Costco, Walmart, and retail stores. Tim Bush is the owner of TLB Consulting, a company that specializes in helping small to medium sized companies break into big box retail. What we talked about: How to get into costco Tim’s journey, starting his own businesses Strategies...

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AS 52: Amazon Fights Counterfeits, 100,000+ Products counterfeited in Yimu

07

Sep 2016

AS 52: Amazon Fights Counterfeits, 100,000+ Products counterfeited in Yimu

What’s up you invincible kings. BURDDDURRR Grab that coffee out, your tuning into, the AmzSecrets Podcast, with your host, David Aladdin. Today’s sponsor is AmzSecrets.com VIP, which includes Keyword King, War Room, Product Hunter. Tools which are built by us, to improve our ranking in Amazon. Keyword King creates the best keywords lists, using our own proprietary algorithms combined with Amazon’s A9 search, while Our...

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AS 51: Michael Delvin selling 6 figures on Amazon to being Aquired

06

Sep 2016

AS 51: Michael Delvin selling 6 figures on Amazon to being Aquired

Michael Delvin came on the show today and shared his many years of experience in marketing to selling on Amazon and eventually being acquired. What you’ll learn: How Michael is building 16 brands simultaneously How he takes $5000 and turns it into a 6 figure brand Requirements he sticks to when building a brand What categories not to go into Digital marketing techniques Michael does...

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01

Sep 2016

AS 50: Caleb Roth sells over 17000 different books through Amazon Book Flipping

We had Caleb Roth come on the show today.  Caleb is a purveyor of fine books who specializes in data and software. In this podcast you’ll  learn: All about Caleb’s journey from quitting his job to starting his own business How Caleb is expanding The direction of physical books vs e-books How to sell books on Amazon FBA How to grow a book empire Buying books...

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AS 49: Why being happy will help you sell more

29

Aug 2016

AS 49: Why being happy will help you sell more

Today’s podcast, Episode 49, Why being happy will help you sell more Today I’m happy! And I think you should be too.  We’re going to be talking about the Happiness Advantage and how it will make you sell more on Amazon, your ecommerce channels and a better entrepreneur all around. As I quest through entrepreneurialism, I’m always looking to optimize and grow my thought development...

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AS 48: Chad Rubin built an 8 Million Dollar/Year Revenue Empire from Crucial Vacuum, Crucial Air and Crucial Coffee

24

Aug 2016

AS 48: Chad Rubin built an 8 Million Dollar/Year Revenue Empire from Crucial Vacuum, Crucial Air and Crucial Coffee

Chad Rubin comes on the show today! He started Crucial Vacuum in 2008. Crucial Vacuum along with his new brands, Crucial Air and Crucial Coffee reached a revenue growth of over $8M in 2015. In 2013, he co-founded Skubana, an all-in-one intelligent e-commerce platform. What you’ll learn: Chad Rubin’s empire growth from start Brand strategies Chad uses E-eCommerce channels Brad leverages Website deployment strategies Customizing your e-Commerce...

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AS 47: Tracy Hazzard designed 250+ products resulting in 1 Billion in Revenue from Costco to Amazon

22

Aug 2016

AS 47: Tracy Hazzard designed 250+ products resulting in 1 Billion in Revenue from Costco to Amazon

Today on the show Tracy Hazzard came on the show! Tracy Hazzard is CEO of Hazz Design, ghost designer of 250+ consumer products generating almost $1 billion at on-line & at retail. She is an Inc. Innovation Columnist, co-host of WTFFF?! 3D Printing podcast and co-inventor on 37 patents. She talks about her secrets to getting an 86% success rate on our product commercialization and how a...

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AS 44: John Bullard Sr. from $500, to millions per  year with his Private Label and Warehouse Empire

12

Aug 2016

AS 44: John Bullard Sr. from $500, to millions per year with his Private Label and Warehouse Empire

John Bullard Sr who started out with $500.00 in capital and has built a Multi million dollar business selling on Amazon he is the co founded maejaassociates, myinventoryteam, myfulfillmentteam He hosts his own webinar show What you’ll learn: Learn John Bullard’s story See how he scaled his warehouse, and continues to do so How John leveraged his warehouse and turned it into more cash Talk...

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AS 43: Rachel Greer worked inside Amazon for 7 years and discussed inner workings

08

Aug 2016

AS 43: Rachel Greer worked inside Amazon for 7 years and discussed inner workings

Today we had Rachel Greer on the show, who is an Amazon consultant who spent more than seven years working for Amazon in various capacities, in seller enforcement and private brands and imports compliance. Rachel founded Cascadia Seller Solutions to support new small ecom businesses. What you’ll learn: Rachel Greer’s story into Amazon, and out of Amazon How seller performance works on the inside Operations...

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AS 42: Amy Feierman on Better Retail Arbitrage Automation and Wholesale Amazon

04

Aug 2016

AS 42: Amy Feierman on Better Retail Arbitrage Automation and Wholesale Amazon

Amy Feierman comes on the show today. She is a full-time wife, mom, and entrepreneur living in Pennsylvania. Her success stems from building systems so others complete tasks while she focuses on the bigger picture, spends time with her family, and lives the lifestyle she wants. (Apologies with the audio, we used secondary audio track as the main one failed to record) What you’ll learn...

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03

Aug 2016

AS 41:John Lawson’s Strategies with 17+ Years among Amazon, Ebay, and e-Commerce

Today on the show, we had John Lawson. He is the author of the Kickass social commerce for ePreneurs,  He is CEO of 3rd Power Outlet, an online clothing retailer. He is the Chief Consultant at ColderICE Media, a digital marketing firm.  He is a Social Commerce evangelist, traveling around the world to spread the “good word” about internet business to tens of thousands of...

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AS 40: Greyhat Strategy that is Better Than Selling Amazon Private Label and Pulls Millions Monthly

29

Jul 2016

AS 40: Greyhat Strategy that is Better Than Selling Amazon Private Label and Pulls Millions Monthly

There is a massive grey-hat strategy I discovered today. I don’t know anyone talking about it. I have heard of a few people saying someone is selling their product at a more expensive price, but no one truly has talked about the ridiculousness and extreme nature about it. NewsFlash for Amazon: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/2126008-amazon-bank-to-the-future/ Dave’s Response: I think this is cake money for Amazon. The rich get...

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AS 39: Cynthia Stine is the Queen of Amazon Seller Anti-Suspension

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Jul 2016

AS 39: Cynthia Stine is the Queen of Amazon Seller Anti-Suspension

Cythia Stine came on the podcast today, and shared tons of golden nuggets on anti-suspension, scaling your Amazon business, pitfalls of Amazon, and many epic topics.  Cynthia Stine is a consultant, Amazon seller and author of the award-winning book “Suspension Prevention: Get Reinstated and Protect Your Amazon Seller Account.”  She helps sellers clean up their accounts and avoid problems with Amazon. What you’ll learn in...

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AS 38: Going deep into Amazon Product Listing Keywords

25

Jul 2016

AS 38: Going deep into Amazon Product Listing Keywords

What’s up guys, grab that coffee out, this is the Amz Secrets show and your host, David Aladdin.We are live at the international command center outpost #183. I’ve built this show to jump past the basics, and into the real Amazon core. How’s everyone’s businesses doing. Today’s a cool day. We’re going to talk in-depth, better backend keyword decriptions and how to take them to...

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AS 37: How Scott Margolius got to the Top 10% of all Sellers on Amazon

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Jul 2016

AS 37: How Scott Margolius got to the Top 10% of all Sellers on Amazon

Scott Margolius comes on the show from FeedbackRepair.com and indbl.com, serving both Amazon & eBay sellers as well as brand owners and manufacturers looking to expand online.  He was in the top 25% of sellers for the holiday selling seasons of 2012-13 & top 10% 2014. What your’ll learn in this episode: All about Scott Margolius Trade show recommendations from Scott How to keep your...

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AS 36: Jim Cockrum Pulls 25 Million per year Revenue selling on Amazon and Beyond

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Jul 2016

AS 36: Jim Cockrum Pulls 25 Million per year Revenue selling on Amazon and Beyond

In this podcast, full of golden nuggets, we talk about business strategy, Amazon strategy, entrepreneurship, life-style businesses, life, and how Jim built his businesses from zero 13 years ago, all the way to 25 million a year revenue. What you’ll learn in this podcast: How to quit your day job How to scale your business to 25 Million How to be ethical in business How to...

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AS 35: Dealing with Manufacturing Delays with Your Amazon Business

08

Jul 2016

AS 35: Dealing with Manufacturing Delays with Your Amazon Business

What’s up guys, grab that coffee out, it’s the AmzSecrets Show, with your host David Aladdin. When the tough gets going, you can’t back down. I look at Amazon as a massive battleground between sellers. You’ve got corporations with their calvary,  medium sized businesses with their artillery. We are the strategist, the Kings,. We strategize from above. We carefully plot decisions, and attack certain areas...

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