Lending a Helping Hand

Over the last few weeks I’ve been catching up with an old school friend. I use the term school friend loosely though, as we never really spent all that much time together when we were at school, however, through some mutual friends we have now managed to connect again, and it turns out that we

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Amazon FBA Part 9 – Shipping / Freight

I hope you are enjoying following along with me on my Amazon FBA journey. If you haven’t been following along, or you just stumbled onto my site, please read my previous posts here: Part 1 – Online Business Part 2 – Looking into Amazon FBA Part 3 – Challenges Checklist Part 4 – Finding Products

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4 Reasons Why It’s Important to Keep Your Competitors in Mind

If you’re a business owner or manager, you’re no stranger to monitoring your competitors. Depending on your role and profession, it might be anything from a 10 minute industry round-up each morning to in-depth analytics and estimation of resourcing. No matter what your monitoring activities look like, it is vital to stay abreast of what

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Questioning the value of education during a downturn

Growing up I was always told that doing well at school and ultimately getting a degree level education was the best way to earn good money and be easily employable. It makes sense when you think about it, put in the hard work and effort and you should be rewarded for it in the long

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5 Things Your Business Needs To Be Innovative

Innovation is a constant process for most businesses and is one that causes a lot of confusion. It is critical for businesses to be innovative in order to keep growing and be prosperous in a dynamic global economy. However for some businesses, it can be difficult to maintain, and requires constant work. Here are five

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7 Ways to Save Money While Studying

A student’s budget is notoriously tight. The costs of studying combined with a limited or casual income mean every cent counts. Whether you are trying to stretch your dollar further, needing to balance the books, or hoping to set some cash aside, these seven tips can help you save money while studying

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Ways to Get Ahead in Your Professional Career

The last five years have seen some drastic changes in the workplace. Between changing technologies, the spread of globalisation and the rapid rise of automation, there’s no such thing as a regular career path anymore. That means getting creative is more important than it’s ever been when looking to get ahead in your career. Here’s

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Amazon FBA Part 8 – The importance of Testing

I hope you are enjoying following along with me on my Amazon FBA journey. If you haven’t been following along, or you just stumbled onto my site, please read my previous posts here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Today i’m talking about testing my products and

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Life Insurance for Your 20s, 30s, and Beyond

Life brings many changes, which brings the need for life insurance. The process of purchasing life insurance has become easier because you can now research, compare, and buy right online. If you already own life insurance, it may need updating as you move into various stages of life

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Amazon FBA – Why I’m Private labeling

First things first, if you haven’t read my previous posts, check them out here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6   In this post I am going to run through private labeling and essentially what that means for you as an Amazon seller and how to go about setting

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Amazon FBA Selling Part 6

Time for another post on my Amazon FBA journey. If you haven’t read my earlier posts, consider checking them out below before continuing with this one: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 In this post I am going to talk about getting samples from suppliers

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Amazon FBA Selling Part 5 – Understanding Alibaba

Today I’m doing a post on the things I have learned about Alibaba, the reason for this is that there are so many things most people don’t know, plus, it’s very different doing business with the Chinese than it is doing business as a westerner

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