TAS 398: Building an Amazon Business that Generated $182k Profit and Then Sold IT!

You’ve heard Scott talk to some amazing business leaders about the success of their ecommerce businesses recently. Today’s guest has a similar story to share. Brian Jones joins Scott on this episode of The Amazing Seller to explain how he started his ecommerce business, built it up, and eventually sold it. This is an episode that will leave you inspired, motivated, and encouraged to get out there and work for the success you’ve been dreaming about. Don’t let another day go by, take action today! Learn more about Brian’s story on this fascinating episode!

Don’t Underestimate Good Packaging!

You’ve heard the old saying, “Don’t sweat the small stuff,” right? Well, that might not be the best advice to follow when it comes to competing and building a successful ecommerce small business. On this episode of The Amazing Seller, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and business leader Brian Jones. Brian speaks to the significance of looking for those small areas like packaging and messaging to get the advantage over your competitors. Listen to Brian’s story as he describes how he was able to hone in on packaging and how providing quality packaging set him apart from his competitors. You’ve got to hear Brian’s story, there are so many great lessons like this one for you to learn from!

Getting Started

Have you been listening to success stories and found yourself wondering when or if you will get to experience that same level of success with your efforts? What are you waiting for? Do you have it built up in your mind that you need some vast amount of money to get your ecommerce business off the ground? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, you’ll hear from Brian Jones as he explains how he was able to get his business up and running with $6,000. To some that number seems really low, to others it seems really high. Listen to Brian’s story as he explains how he made it work and how you too. Don’t forget helpful resources Scott has put together like the 1K Fast Track group that can help you raise the funds you need to get started today!

Build it, Sell it

Are you really good at starting new projects and implementing new ideas? Do you find the thought of running a business on a daily basis dull and uninspiring? If that’s you, you might want to pay attention to what entrepreneur and business leader Brian Jones has to say. Brian was able to start his ecommerce business, make it profitable, and then sell it for a profit that will help fuel his next project. There are business leaders out there who dream of opportunities like Brian’s to build something of value and worth and then hand it off to someone else to maintain so they can pursue the next dream. Learn more about the process of selling an ecommerce business on this episode of The Amazing Seller!

Plan for the Future

What are you doing today to move toward your goals for the future? Seriously! You don’t want to get too focused on your plans for the future that you fail to take action on the things that need to be accomplished today but it is helpful to have that goal in mind. So what’s yours? On this episode of The Amazing Seller, you’ll hear from business leader Brian Jones as he opens up about how he has started putting into motion his plans for the future. He talks about how, now that he’s tasted success and he knows what it takes to get there, he has his eyes set on an even bigger goal. Don’t miss more of Brian’s inspiring story on this episode!

OUTLINE OF THIS EPISODE OF THE AMAZING SELLER

  • [0:03] Scott’s introduction to this episode of the podcast!
  • [3:30] Brian Jones joins the podcast.
  • [4:30] Brian tells his story, the cliff notes version.
  • [13:30] Securing sourcing and dealing with samples.
  • [15:30] Focusing on packaging, and listing optimization.
  • [18:00] Brian talks about his strategy launching a product on today’s marketplace.
  • [23:30] Building a business with $6,000 and following the process.
  • [30:00] Product price points.
  • [31:30] How did Brian come to the idea to sell his business?
  • [35:00] How did the valuation of Brian’s business work out?
  • [40:30] What was the vetting process like?
  • [43:30] Did Brian just hand over the keys to his account?
  • [45:30] Connecting with buyers.
  • [47:30] What is Brian working on now?

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TAS 398: Building an Amazon Business that Generated $182k Profit and Then Sold IT!

 

[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 398 and today I am pumped to share with you this next interview from someone that is part of our TAS community…

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