The Full-Time FBA Show - Amazon Reseller Strategies & Stories

The Full-Time FBA Show - Amazon Reseller Strategies & Stories

Sometimes selling on Amazon can be frustrating, but we're here to help. Hosted by Full-Time FBA's Stephen and Rebecca Smotherman, The Full-Time FBA Show is a podcast focused on helping you grow your Amazon FBA business to a point where you can make a full-time income with only part-time hours. We'll talk about the best Amazon FBA strategies and hear inspirational stories from those who have succeeded in making a full-time income with Amazon. The podcast features fresh content, proven strategies, and motivational interviews that are sure to help you take the next steps in growing your Amazon business.

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October 18, 2021 14 min

Welcome to the third installment of our 2021 October Fears Series! In today’s episode, we’ll be discussing a common theme in the world of FBA: the fear of branching out into new categories in the Amazon catalog. Many people, when they first start selling on Amazon, start by selling in only one or two different categories in the Amazon catalog. This could be for a multitude of reasons, but truth be told, branching out is a common fe...

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This week, we'll be talking about a fear that many of us are all too familiar with: the fear of leaving a sourcing expedition with an empty cart. It’s easy to think that this fear only applies to physical retail shopping, but it’s actually relevant to any kind of sourcing, whether it’s in person or online.

Today we want to help you overcome the fear of not finding any inventory, because sometimes the only thing worse than leavi...

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For many people, fear holds them back from turning their part-time selling into a full-time income. In this episode, we address how you can overcome your fear of going too deep on an inventory item.

Stephen and Rebecca take us through what it means to "go too deep" and how it affects your profit margin and turnover time. We break down where your investment should go and why it's important to diversify your inventory. St...

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Google Chrome, in our opinion, is the best browser for doing online arbitrage or wholesale sourcing because extensions for Chrome are so widely available. Today on the show, we are going to be talking about the top Google Chrome extensions for Amazon sellers.

These are going to be some amazing tools that you’re going to want to check out and see if they could be helpful for you in your FBA business. Join us as we share some of our ...

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Burnout, and avoiding it, is an important topic if you are wanting to run your business long-term. Building a long-term business is like running a marathon, not a quick sprint, so it’s vital to your business health and personal health to find a way to avoid getting burnt out, and that’s exactly what we’re going to be talking about on today’s show.

We’ll be speaking from our own experience of burnout and what we were able to do to o...

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If you’re struggling to know what to do next in your Amazon business, you are not alone. We are all at different stages with our business, and sometimes it can be tough knowing what to do next. In this episode, we’ll be sharing some of the tips and tricks we’ve learned over the years, as well as what we wished we’d known when we were first starting out.

On today's episode, we unpack five key questions you should consider when u...

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This week we celebrate episode number 100 with a jam packed podcast episode! In today's podcast we'll be covering the top Amazon reseller lessons that we've learned over the span of the first 100 episodes. It was hard to narrow down from 100 episodes to come up with our top ten, but that's what we'll discuss today.

In today's show we'll cover four sourcing lessons, three sales & profit lessons, two t...

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It happens to all of us; we end up with inventory that isn’t moving as fast as we would like. That’s why, in today’s episode of the Full-Time FBA Show, we share five different ways you can increase sales on slow moving inventory!

You’ll learn more about price adjustment strategies, checking for improvements on the product page, setting up advertising, and something seasoned Amazon sellers call “feeding the beast,” as well as sendin...

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One of the questions we get asked a lot is “Is selling on Amazon a saturated business model?” Many people believe that there are just too many sellers for the current demand of items to buy on Amazon. Today we unpack this question.

In a saturated marketplace, sellers can only achieve growth by taking the market share away from other competitors and that can be incredibly challenging. Tune in today to hear how this idea that Amazon ...

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If you feel like you are in a rut when it comes to sourcing inventory, then this episode is especially for you. While it's good to get into a routine of what you buy and where you source goods, it can limit your options and cause you to lose out on potential selling opportunities. In today's episode, we talk about seven ways to find more inventory to sell on Amazon.

From expanding the categories of items you are selling to ...

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Here at The Full-Time FBA Show, we do retail arbitrage, online arbitrage, and wholesale, and one of the questions we get asked a lot is, “When are you going to start doing private labeling?” Well, we’re not. Many people believe that the real money to be made on Amazon is found in private labeling, but this is not necessarily the case.

Today we define the two different types of private labeling, whether it’s your own unique item or ...

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Due to legislative changes in the US, Amazon has had to send out a bevy of compliance requests to sellers for a seemingly unrelated series of product types, ranging from pesticides to towels to toys. In today’s episode, Stephen and Rebecca look at what exactly is causing Amazon to send these compliance requests, why particular products are being affected, and what sellers can do upon receiving compliance requests.

Stephen explains ...

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On today’s episode, we give you a full rundown of what the The Wholesale Formula course entails, how it compares to others that cover the same topic, and how each of us has benefited from doing it to help you make an informed decision. We kick off our episode by sharing our personal experiences with the course and letting you know when it is next available for you to enroll. We also share three main reasons that the course was usef...

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“How can I make a profit while adding value to the brand whose products I am selling?” This is the question you need to ask yourself when starting an Amazon wholesale business, according to Dylan Frost, co-founder of The Wholesale Formula, who has sold over 30 million dollars worth of products on Amazon! Dylan joins us on the show today to share some of the knowledge he has accumulated over many years of learning from his mistakes ...

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There are a lot of factors to take into consideration when becoming an Amazon wholesale seller. In today’s episode, Stephen and Rebecca run through the 8 key elements which will ensure that you start this journey on the right foot.

Among other things, they explain the importance of setting up an Amazon Pro account and selling wholesale items via FBA (rather than FBM), the benefits of creating an official business and business bank ...

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When it comes to learning how to sell on Amazon, how to learn any particular Amazon reseller related skill, or how to improve your business, there is a ton of free information online. There is also a lot of paid information out there, which is why, in today’s episode, we are going to help you sort through the noise.

Having our own Amazon FBA business means that we have waded through our fair share of both free and paid information ...

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Whether you’ve just started selling on Amazon or you’ve been doing so for a few years, you are likely to have some questions about how the Amazon landscape has changed in recent times. In today’s episode, we go deep on that topic and give you some valuable tips to navigate the changed selling environment to get the most out of it. We confirm that things are, in fact, both easier and harder than they were five years ago.

In this epi...

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Today on The Full-Time FBA Show, we follow up on last week's discussion on the topic of replens: items you can source and send to Amazon which sell so quickly that they continuously need replenishing. In this episode, we’re going to talk about four types of replens that you should be selling on Amazon; not specific items, but the types of items.

You’ll hear how we came up with these four different types of replens and how this ...

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In today’s episode of the Full-Time FBA Show, we talk about how replenishables (or "replens" for short), can boost your sales and your profits in your Amazon FBA business. We kick off our episode by defining the term "replens" and unpacking what constitutes a good replen. Next, we talk about our 2020 top sellers and tell you why we think that Amazon sellers should consider adjusting their sourcing strategies to focu...

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Here at The Full-Time FBA Show, we get lots of questions from the Full-Time FBA community. What we have found is that often those questions are based on misunderstandings. In today’s episode, we'll address the three most common wrong questions that Amazon sellers ask, explain why they are wrong, and tell you what questions you should be asking instead.

We'll also provide you with some helpful resources and even a few money-...

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