Do Introverts Make Better Solopreneurs?

Contrary to popular opinion, introverts are NOT shy, anti-social, moody nor depressed.  Most introverts want NOT to BE alone, but rather to be LEFT alone.   They want important people in their lives and to have some level of a social life.  They just tend to prefer smaller groups over crowds and need the space to escape now and then from […]

Bundling Inventory on the River: UPC Codes & FBA Sales

Need to know how to create UPC codes for selling bundles of inventory on Amazon?  Rather than selling one item at a time, there are many advantages to listing bundles or multipacks of items for sale on Amazon. A multipack is simply a listing for several of the same item, like 3 tubes of the […]

Selling on Amazon FBA vs. MF: Pros & Cons for Amazon Merchants

Interested in selling on Amazon, but not sure how it all works?  Maybe you have heard of FBA and want to know more about what that means exactly.  Private merchants who sell on Amazon are referred to as ‘3rd party merchants’ and among them there are two distinct methods of selling. MF = Merchant Fulfilled, […]

The Magic of Pinterest

Pinterest is a social media tool that’s totally image-based.  It allows you to view specific categories and to create your own collections of images in categories that interest you.  It has grown dramatically in popularity and can be an effective tool to spark traffic to a web page when used wisely. People use Pinterest to […]

Amazon FBA: Selling Grocery and Replenishables

After selling mostly media when I first began selling Amazon FBA, I began experimenting with selling some replenishable grocery items.  Some call this the Holy Grail of FBA, for replenishables can earn income for a lot less work.  Many aspects of this are tricky, but it is certainly worth the time to learn. Replenishable items are […]

Solopreneur Survival Kit

Ever seen this clever survival kit idea idea. Seems a perfect collection for the solopreneur who is working toward a successful online presence. The online solopreneur is a rare breed, and maybe best understood and appreciated particularly by others in the same lifestyle. It takes real passion to stick with it sometimes, and also a high […]

Learning Resources for Amazon FBA Sellers

New to being an FBA (Fulfilled By Amazon) merchant on Amazon?   Here you will find links to helpful resources for those new to selling on Amazon as a merchant using the FBA Selling Program.   I collect helpful links for FBA sellers here and update them whe I can. More posts about selling FBA listed […]

FBA Shipping to Multiple Amazon Fulfillment Centers

Amazon FCs (Fulfillment Centers) are insanely busy places. The US has Amazon FC warehouses in at least 14 states and this grows all the time. As a seller, each of your items will be directed to a certain warehouse within the listing process, and quite often the items will be directed to ship to multiple […]

Why New Year’s Resolutions are Like a One Night Stand

Have your New Year’s resolutions ever been like a one night stand? Seemed good at the time and yet vanished quickly? Lots of people have regrets and hang-ups about making them cause they vanish so quickly. Ever feel like even stating resolutions is just setting yourself up for failure? Ever treated ‘resolutions’ like a random […]

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA): Advantages for Sellers

Those involved in the ecommerce world will tell you that one of the biggest challenges of all is TRAFFIC! It doesn’t matter what you are selling nor how great your website is unless unless you can get the clicks. Traffic is not a problem when selling on Amazon, monster marketing machine! The traffic is already […]