What are the critical factors and blind spots involved in starting and running an Amazon FBA business?

CRITICAL FACTORS AND BLIND SPOTS INVOLVED IN STARTING AND RUNNING A PHYSICAL PRODUCT AMAZON FBA BUSINESS

In this article, I will discuss the critical areas that you need to factor into your Amazon FBA research before starting or while running an Amazon FBA business. I have run Amazon FBA business at a large scale and have learnt these to be true by doing it. You will find that I am very critical of Amazon FBA, however this is just to ensure that you understand what it takes to selling physical products BEFORE you get into it. […]

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THE IMPENDING DEMISE OF BIG CONSUMER BRANDS AND RISE OF DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER ONLINE RETAIL

THE IMPENDING DEMISE OF BIG CONSUMER BRANDS AND RISE OF DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER ONLINE RETAIL

In this article, I will go over the reasons why big consumer brands are struggling today and how is this the best time to kick off your next private label brand.
If you look around, big brands such as P&G, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Unilever, Kraft, Coca Cola and PepsiCo are all either in low single digit positive or negative revenue growth. Big consumer brands are in trouble for many reasons however if I were to put my finger on a […]

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How do I optimize traffic and conversion for my online business

What Role Traffic and Conversion Optimization Play in an Online Business?

In this article, I will go over what and why of traffic and conversion optimization.
In an online business, traffic is your lifeblood. Unless you are a big brand like Apple or Proctor and Gamble, chances are that people find your internet whereabouts using Google or another search engine of their choice. This is known as Organic traffic.
About 53% of online shoppers start their product searches on Amazon, according to Internet Retailer survey of 515 U.S. adult online shoppers. 72% […]

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startups and small business differences and similiarities

Want to Start a (Small) Business Or a Startup? Understand the Differences Before Your Embark.

With so much news and hype around startups (thanks to YCombinator and Shark Tanks TV show), it is important to understand that a small business online or offline, is NOT a startup and vice versa. While there are some commonalities, there are just too many ways in which the two differ. If you believe you are chewing on an exciting idea, be sure to choose the right track to maximize your chances of success and eventual exit.
This article refers […]

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business backend frontend

Building Online Business: Business Backend, One Thing that You Can’t Afford to Dabble.

I have heard this question many times and while answer to this is very simple, it is indeed one of the most overlooked aspect of building an online business and building backend generally takes place as an afterthought. How about we start with the business frontend?
Business frontend consists of the products or services that you sell to your prospects the very first time they become your customers, those products could very well be your best sellers too. Now, that’s […]

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