TAS 328: (Special) Ask Scott Session #100 – Should I Still Start? – Review Strategy – Protecting NEW Products – FREE 30 Minute Coaching Call

This episode of The Amazing Seller is a special one! Scott is celebrating his 100th episode of the Ask Scott Session. Make sure to carve out the time for today’s episode. Scott will announce a very special opportunity for TAS followers like you to enter into a drawing for a FREE 30-minute coaching call with himself or Chris. This doesn’t happen very often and it’s an opportunity with great value so pay attention on how to enter! Scott also covers celebrating wins, the future of eCommerce, getting Amazon reviews, and protecting your product from getting hijacked. This is an episode that you don’t want to miss!

Celebrate your wins in life and business!

With the rush of life, you can let “Wins” breeze past you without so much as a little pause and celebration. Don’t let that happen! Take the time to stop and look at what you’ve accomplished. You worked hard and sacrificed to get that win, celebrate it! Every little gain along the way adds up, to fight back against the doubts and setbacks you will need these wins to hold on to. On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott celebrates one of these wins – the 100th episode of the Ask Scott Session! Scott’s enthusiasm is infectious – let his passion and energy get you fired up and ready to go out there and take action today!

Is it too late to get started with eCommerce?

A question Scott gets often is; “Did I miss the boat on eCommerce?” The answer is NO! It’s still a growing and ever changing market, the only thing holding you back from getting started today is YOU. Scott goes back to the main thing that helps business leaders and entrepreneurs thrive – offer a solution to a problem that lots of people are dealing with. If you can figure that out and market it well, you will be on the road to success. If you are on the edge about jumping into eCommerce, you have to listen to this episode of The Amazing Seller!

What’s the deal with Amazon reviews?

Do all the recent changes regarding Amazon reviews have you confused about what you can and cannot do? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott gives some helpful insights on where to get started with your review strategy. It is important to note that it is against Amazon’s “Terms of Service” to have your family members leave reviews for your product. Scott’s suggestion is to stay away from leveraging your family relationships for that reason. Also, avoid “Deal sites” that offer customers deals in exchange for reviews. Scott suggests going to influencers on blogs, Instagram, etc. and have them run giveaways of your product. To hear Scott talk more about review strategies, listen to this episode and check out the resources in the links!  

Working with manufacturers in China

Investing a lot of time and energy into product research and connecting with an overseas manufacturer can be nerve racking. How do you know they won’t give your product design to someone else or use it themselves? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, Scott tackles this scenario. There are a few things you can do to protect yourself and communicate to the manufacturer that you are serious about protecting your intellectual property. Scott also offers some thoughts on getting legal help and pursuing a patent. Make sure to catch this episode!

OUTLINE OF THIS EPISODE OF THE AMAZING SELLER

  • [0:03] Scott’s introduction to this episode of the podcast!
  • [1:50] How to get a FREE 30 min. Coaching Call from Scott or Chris!
  • [4:40] Celebrate your wins!
  • [8:30] Question #1: Am I too late to the party? Can I be successful? Is there an updated cheat sheet to determine what the sales per day are according to the BSR rankings?
  • [14:40] Question #2: Can we give people promo codes or is Amazon not allowing that anymore or should we just pursue unverified reviews?
  • [25:30] Question #3: I’m working with a manufacturer in China and I want to know,  how would you talk to the provider in China to make sure that they don’t recycle the design that you invested in and sell it to other customers?

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TRANSCRIPT TAS 328

TAS 328: (Special) Ask Scott Session #100 – Should I Still Start? – Review Strategy – Protecting NEW Products – FREE 30 Minute Coaching Call

[INTRODUCTION]

[00:00:03] Scott: Well hey, hey what’s up everyone! Welcome back to another episode of The Amazing Seller Podcast. This is episode number 328 and session number, wait for it, wait for it…

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LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

  • T25 Beach Body Workout
  • Submit your name for a FREE 30 min. coaching call from Scott or Chris – HERE
  • Ask your question to be featured on an “Ask Scott Session” – HERE
  • Tell your success story – HERE
  • TAS interview with Greg from Jungle Scout found – HERE
  • Updated Jungle Scout resources found – HERE
  • TAS episode on Product Research found – HERE
  • TAS episode on digging deeper through the numbers found – HERE
  • TAS episode on review strategies found – HERE
  • TAS episode on future reviews found – HERE
  • Salesbacker
  • TAS resources found – HERE
  • Random.org

 

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