Amazon FBA Updates – June 2017

Amazon FBA Updates

It’s time for another update on what I’ve been working on here as far as Amazon FBA.

I also dig into a couple of books that I’ve been reading lately, more to come in videos about them later this summer!

Tools of Titans: http://amzn.to/2ia2f0R
Profit First: http://amzn.to/2rU7kzZ

Transcript:

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my hair’s huge today hey everybody

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welcome back for another episode of the

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bootstrap boutique where beginners build

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businesses and I’m glad you’re here

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today because we’re just going to do

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another Amazon update what’s been going

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on as far as making progress towards

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this whole unified sba thing we’ve got

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going on here seems like I do things

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about every two months that’s never

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really been on purpose it’s just kind of

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how it worked out and people seem to

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enjoy them so I will just keep doing

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them so the first thing I am thrilled to

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share is that my private label products

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are coming along really well the second

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order will be ready to ship any day now

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I am so excited I cannot wait to get

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back in stock at Amazon and get back to

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selling and making sure that that first

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order room wasn’t a fluke and I know you

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may be thinking low but you like too

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much to sell to nor just the unit’s are

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we really going to call that a success

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but just the fact that they sold oh yeah

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I’m going to call that a win one thing

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I’ve been learning lately is if you set

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the bar really low you can hit it so I’m

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becoming a really big fan at that so

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yeah the products are on their way to

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Amazon I have in the past couple of

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months set up a website for the private

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label brand to help drive traffic to the

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Amazon listing I applied for a trademark

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for brand registering which is a little

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bit terrifying I did it myself I don’t

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recommend that because I feel like I’m

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sure I did something wrong and it’s

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going to be rejected and I just do it

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all over again but I really wanted to go

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through the exercise myself so was that

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a bad idea probably that whole brain

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register your process now that you have

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to have a registered trademark is kind

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of a monster now so I’ve been working on

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documenting every step that I’m taking

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and everything I’m doing to hopefully

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help people down the road you know once

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it’s all done I will put it together and

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put it out there for you guys so you can

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see what it actually looks like to go

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through brain registry now that it’s

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like this whole process inside viewers

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before is a lot more simple of a thing

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to do something I’ve been really making

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a focused effort on doing is spending

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less time on the Internet

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not for war purposes but like the

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mindless browsing of Facebook or Twitter

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or reddit or whatever that you do and so

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I really tried to replace that mindless

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browsing time with just reading more

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books

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this is tools of Titan and I have almost

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finished with it it’s the library vocal

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it’s got to go back but I’m going to be

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buying a copy because it’s so hard to

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resist book and not go through and like

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highlight and sticky note and star and

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write notes in it so I want my own copy

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where I can do that this book has been

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so good over the last week or so that

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I’ve been reading it it has really made

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me think about so many things that

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otherwise I really wouldn’t have thought

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of and one of those things is meditation

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I definitely get too much in my own head

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and spend a lot of time thinking about

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things that I really can’t do anything

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about another problem that I have is

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that when my mind is on something like I

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can’t be distracted I have kind of so

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Matt and my husband before for never

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really reason it suffer I had something

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in mind I was planning on doing these

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just throws out a suggestion hey do you

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want to whatever and like no how could

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you how could you help you even think

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about doing that right now I’m going to

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do this is what I have to do and I just

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AM like ridiculous about it and so do

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you been telling me for a long time like

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Megan you need to meditate which has

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sink

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by that he meant Megan you need to chill

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out so let’s put that offer a long time

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because in my head it’s like I already

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have this long to-do list of stuff and I

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cannot put one more thing on it that’s

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what it was to be just doing one more

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thing on the to-do list but what I

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realized in reading tools Italians is

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that all these really smart people that

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are wait busier than I am most of them

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are making time to meditate at some

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point during the day or if they don’t

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meditate specifically they have

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meditation like practices that they

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follow and so it’s something that I

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started I’m only like a week and I

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downloaded the headspace app and I mean

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has it changed my life no but it is nice

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just to take those three minutes to just

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sit quietly focus on your breathing and

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not worry about other stuff I’m really

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excited about what this practice will do

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in the future it’s become something that

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I get more and more

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– and like more into doing so we’ll see

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we’ll see but I figured I kind of got to

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a place where I was like it can’t hurt

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and if it can help I’m willing to give

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it a shot because I will tell you I’ve

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had days over the past week especially

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or it’s like if somebody asked me to do

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one more thing I’m gonna lose my another

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book I’ve been reading that I’m going to

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dedicate like a whole video to is called

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profit first this is about how to run

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your business profitably which of you

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guys know you’ve been watching my videos

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I’m not really making a lot of money

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right now so it’s important that I set

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up my business in a way that is

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supporting me and what I want to do

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financially with the money I’ve earned

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from it I talked a lot about how my goal

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is not to put my day job but I would

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like to eventually pull money out of the

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business to you know pay off the

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mortgage or take a nice vacation or

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something like and this book is really

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open my eyes the title start doing that

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now even if it’s just a little bit then

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the chances of me doing it down the road

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our various one because there’s always

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something else you can spend your money

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on in the business so it’s all about

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prioritizing your dollars and my the

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author he recommends that you just start

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setting us at 1% for profit and if you

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can’t run your business off of 99

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percent of what it makes you can’t run

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it off 100 percent that isn’t such a

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good mine’s just for me to think about

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so I’m excited to do another video about

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this book and talk about how I’m going

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to implement it in the business got

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something really exciting humming next

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week last Friday I was able to attend

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the amazing seller meetup in North

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Carolina it was a blast but I don’t want

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to tell you about it I just want to show

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you so that will be next week’s video

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don’t miss it there is so many cool

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things that have been taking place over

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the last couple of months so it was

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really good to just take some time this

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week and reflect on how much I’ve

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actually been able to accomplish because

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if you focus on how much there is still

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to do then it’s really easy to lose

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sight of how much you’ve already done so

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I would love to see if you just take

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some time and think about how far you’ve

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come already congratulate yourself on

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all the stuff you’ve already gotten done

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on all the obstacles you’ve already

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overcome just get up pat on the back

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everybody you are doing

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a great job tell me all about it in the

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comment and I’ll talk to you next week

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take care

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