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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July 4, 2022 22 min

We all know that our listeners are smart Amazon sellers purely based on the fact that you want to learn and grow! However, even the best sellers make mistakes sometimes. Today on The Full-Time FBA Show, we are listing 10 mistakes that even smart Amazon sellers make.

These mistakes are broken down into two categories; sourcing mistakes and mistakes in running your Amazon business. Listening today, you’ll hear about mistakes such as ...

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Today we are discussing how to increase your profits by thinking like an Amazon customer. We find out why Amazon is considered one of the most customer-friendly companies and how they achieve this. Looking at their return policies, user-friendly website, and customer reviews, we understand why they are a successful company.

When reflecting on our own journey of selling on Amazon, we teach the importance of minimizing making assumpt...

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There are six pillars to achieving long-term success with Amazon FBA. Today, we learn about the them all, including the importance of setting a strong foundation, the right foundation.  Stephen and Rebecca guide us through the necessity of upgrading both your Amazon skills and your non-Amazon skills.

In addition, we get a ton of reasons as to why outsourcing is important and why it is essential to develop a Full-Time FBA mindset. W...

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All Amazon sellers deal with pitfalls that can cause their growth to slow down and, for some, even screech to a halt. Today we'll be tackling five of these pitfalls that may be pushing you to give up on your Amazon reselling business.

Today, you will hear multiple reasons why your Amazon growth is being limited. From not understanding certain key business numbers, to having bad sourcing habits, we'll show you why you might ...

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Whether you want to believe it or not, your mindset is crucial to successful sourcing of profitable inventory to sell on Amazon. We'll discuss today how your mindset can influence your actions and lead you to successes -- or it could sabotage your business and lead to failures.

From shifting your mindset to help find new inventory, to changing your mindset on a good versus bad store experience, we learn all about the importance...

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Let's talk sourcing hacks, strategies, and helpful tips for sourcing profitable inventory items to sell on Amazon. We are going to push you out of your comfort zones, inspire you to make new decisions, and hopefully kickstart the mindset change you’ve been needing.

We'll use our own experience of selling on Amazon to give you advice and insider tips on how to expand the range of products to sell, where to look for these pro...

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Nobody likes to lose money, but are you allowing profits to leak as an Amazon FBA seller? In today’s episode, we discuss 5 more ways profits could be leaking out of your business and how to stop these profits from leaking. We go into detail about what tools can help you know your numbers, and we discuss how procrastination makes you lose out on opportunities. We also help you overcome the potential fear of negotiating a better deal...
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How can you sell at the highest possible price while still getting consistent sales? Today on The Full-Time FBA Show, we are unpacking four of the most important manual repricing strategies and comparing them to automatic repricing tools to help you make the most profit on your Amazon sales.

We also talk about how repricing doesn’t necessarily have to be downwards -- and when to reprice upwards. We discuss the pros and cons of usin...

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Who is your biggest competition as a seller on Amazon and how can you be victorious? In this episode of The Full-Time FBA Show, Stephen and Rebecca help you figure out who your biggest competition as an Amazon seller is and home to overcome it.

Today we unpack all types of competitors in the Amazon space, including competing against Amazon as a seller, competing against other 3rd party sellers, and finally competing against yoursel...

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The Amazon customer search algorithm is something that many resellers assume they don't need to know or understand. But when a reseller discovers how customers actually find their products in Amazon's search results, they can make the right chioces to better position their inventory to show up earlier (like page 1) in the search results.

Understanding how the Amazon search algorithm works is essential to being a successful ...

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One of the best sources for profitable inventory with a low buy cost and high ROI are garage sales (also called yard sales). With the abundance of ROI opportunities garage saling is a skill that few people have mastered! Join us as Stephen and Rebecca break down their top six tips on garage sale sourcing.

From why a sourcing app is essential, to costly assumptions, to why being nice will get you far in both garage sales and life, t...

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Selling board games, both new and used, on Amazon can make you big profits! Board games are an underrated item to sell in your Amazon business. The return on investment that can be made by selling board games ranges from 100% to 2000%, and they can be sourced from retail stores, online stores, thrift shops, and garage sales. However, there are some tips and tricks that you need to know to ensure your success.

In today’s show, we le...

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Are you confused about product variations as an Amazon reseller? Then today’s show is for you! This week we discuss the complexities of researching, sourcing, and pricing product variations on Amazon.

Product variations are often not taken into consideration by resellers, causing them to either miss out on opportunities or lose money on a product they cannot sell. Today we cover the dos and don’ts of product variation sourcing and ...

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If you love to read, then this episode is especially for you. If you don't like to read that much, then maybe this episode will give you the inspiration to pick up a book that might help take your Amazon business to the next level.

This week we discuss eight books to help you improve your FBA business, important aspects to consider for long-term success, the importance of mental well-being, and much more. Finding out ways to be...

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We often talk about success in business, but what about failure and mistakes? If you are new to Amazon selling as a career path, it can be difficult to avoid the mistakes that newcomers almost always make. The best way to gain insight into the industry would be to hear from people that have learned the hard way to help you avoid the same mistakes.

Well, you’re in luck! In today’s episode, we talk to three Amazon sellers to hear the...

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Time is your most valuable asset, but it can also be your most wasted asset if you don’t make the most of it. Last week on The Full-Time FBA Show, we talked about ROI. This week, we're talking about ROTI: Return on Time Invested.

How resellers handle their time can be a deal breaker and might even cause some people to become frustrated with their Amazon business and quit because they feel like they just don't have enough ti...

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Return on Investment (ROI) is a really important concept to wrap your head around when you’re deciding how to structure your Amazon business. Concepts like the "rule of three" can be a good starting point to guide your decision-making process to help you receive 100% ROI every time.

During this episode, we discuss why it’s helpful to make room for 100% ROI, why it can be beneficial to try out different ROI percentages, and ...

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There’s a lot of people who think it’s really complicated to do wholesale, but we’re here to tell you it might not be as tricky as you think. On today's episode, instead of advising you on what you need to have to sell wholesale successfully on Amazon, we’re telling you what you don’t need to succeed.

Now, there are things you need for sure, but there are also things you may think you need that aren’t completely necessary. Duri...

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Find out exactly what The Wholesale Formula course is actually like as I interview one of the course's students, Rebecca Smotherman. That's right, Rebecca took the course in early 2021 and has experience not only with the course, but also what it's like to put her new wholesale knowledge into action in real life.

During Part One of this discussion, Rebecca shares what motivated her to move from mainly OA to wholesale so...

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Amazon sellers are all bound to make mistakes as we begin to navigate our way through the world of wholesale, and boy did we make a few! Today, we share the six biggest beginner mistakes that Stephen made with our first wholesale order, so you don’t have to fall into the same traps.

In this episode, you’ll find out just how conservative you should be with your first order and how to ensure you’re ordering goods that will stand you ...

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