Month: February 2016

How I Generated Half Million Dollars in the First 8 months of Selling on Amazon

My name is Brendan Cheng and I am an experienced Amazon seller. In 2016, I am on track to reach over $1 million in sales… and I started less than a year ago. Here is my story. My life before Amazon wasn’t that exciting. Like most people, I got sucked into the 9 to 5 grind. I graduated university with a degree in pharmacy. I enjoyed my work and life in the early years of my career, but eventually the routine and mundane tasks of my job got to me. Like any other business, corporate pharmacies were all about...

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A Simple and Effective Way of Doing Product Analysis for Selling on Amazon

So after 6 months of selling on Amazon, with 17 different SKU’s in the same niche, it is finally time for a change. Yup, I am ready to move into a new market. My strategy at this time is a little different than most other people. I was fortunate enough to fly down to the Canton Fair in October last year, and I was able to bring back a lot of different catalogs from a variety of vendors. Using the following checklist, I was able to narrow down to 2 potential products, which I plan to launch after Chinese New Year....

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The Difference Between Selling On Amazon and Selling On Your Own E-Commerce Site

I been getting some questions lately about starting your own e-commerce site as suppose to Amazon. What is the big difference? Selling on Amazon Advantages: You can start selling immediately, because you can order a product from Alibaba or AliExpress, then throw it up on Amazon and potentially make your first sale on the same day. You can make A LOT of money quickly – Amazon basically gives you their traffic and their paying customers. If your product get to page 1 in a niche with high demand, you can easily make thousands of dollars in a day. You can scale your business...

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