Any REALLY good FBA courses?

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I've been selling on Amazon since 2011 and FBA since around Feb of 2013. I'm looking for some things to try that may be escaping me so I'm looking for, I guess, an "advanced" course for people don't need convincing that FBA is a good money maker.

I purchased Jim Cockram's course, but I guess I didn't find anything that interesting. A lot of it was devoted to "hustling" for products to sell at thrift shops and using coupons to buy products at retail stores. I don't doubt that you can make some money doing things like that, but that's a bootstrapping strategy (at best). The private label section of the FBA course kinda seemed like something that might have some good info, but again, it was very surface level if you've already been doing FBA.

Any ideas?
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  • Profile picture of the author JDSalinger
    I think you need to first clarify what exactly it is that you want to learn? That will help you find the answer to your question. It sounds like you want to sell new items as opposed to used items. So I would focus on people who do retail arbitrage, couponing, importing products, etc. Also, based on what you are saying, it sounds like what you really need is to pick a method and then get some coaching from someone who does that method well. A general course is probably going to be too high level and you seem to want something far more specific.

    Or another way to approach this is review what you have done that was working and expand on that. Also, set aside some money to do some experiments so you can figure out for yourself what works and what does not.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ryan David
      Originally Posted by JDSalinger View Post

      I think you need to first clarify what exactly it is that you want to learn? That will help you find the answer to your question. It sounds like you want to sell new items as opposed to used items. So I would focus on people who do retail arbitrage, couponing, importing products, etc. Also, based on what you are saying, it sounds like what you really need is to pick a method and then get some coaching from someone who does that method well. A general course is probably going to be too high level and you seem to want something far more specific.

      Or another way to approach this is review what you have done that was working and expand on that. Also, set aside some money to do some experiments so you can figure out for yourself what works and what does not.
      I am not interested at all in retail arbitrate or couponing; to me that's not running a business. That's running around hustling for deals. The problem is that it seems like that's what a lot of courses focus on.

      I already import products to sell on Amazon (private label), sell existing products on Amazon that I don't own, and have a system in place for upselling customers or bundling products. This is stuff I just figured out on my own.

      I'm looking for something similar to what Stompernet was to E-commerce site owners. There was a whole group of e-commerce site owners in the mid-2000's that were doing pretty well, but Stompernet opened up new ideas for us to test out. A lot of the content kind of already assumed you had a store up and running.
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      • Profile picture of the author JDSalinger
        Originally Posted by Ryan David View Post

        I am not interested at all in retail arbitrate or couponing; to me that's not running a business. That's running around hustling for deals. The problem is that it seems like that's what a lot of courses focus on.

        I already import products to sell on Amazon (private label), sell existing products on Amazon that I don't own, and have a system in place for upselling customers or bundling products. This is stuff I just figured out on my own.

        I'm looking for something similar to what Stompernet was to E-commerce site owners. There was a whole group of e-commerce site owners in the mid-2000's that were doing pretty well, but Stompernet opened up new ideas for us to test out. A lot of the content kind of already assumed you had a store up and running.
        Based on your response, I would try to find a coaching service that teaches advanced methods for selling private label products. Even if they did not directly do FBA, you could take their practices and try to adapt them. Unfortunately, I don't have any recommendations to offer but others here might. I would suggest following up with Cockrum's team as they might be able to recommend someone. Like Malia said, since the topic is so narrow, I think you would have a hard time finding a course or even mastermind group but the latter is more likely.
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        • Profile picture of the author blackjack
          Ryan

          There is no course or seminar which shows more than these retail arbitrage or couponing because the person knows more than this is too busy with his or her business on Amazon rather than coming up these STUPID WSOs.

          Jim Cockram is marketer who is more interested in how he can make from selling these $7 ebooks. If he knows all the secrets then who come he has to depend on income from these little ebooks.

          Lisa Suttora have not sold one single item on Amazon but claimed to be Amazon guru by selling these worthless ebooks. Ask her what has sold on Amazon or eBay.

          Skip McGrath build his business selling his affiliate links to so called GREAT wholesale sources.

          None of these people will show you REAL Amazon or eBay account but all theory just like all WSOs here. People who sell REAL on Amazon or eBay and make REAL money don't have time to browse these forums and try to sell $7 ebooks claiming the world.
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          • Profile picture of the author Ryan David
            Originally Posted by blackjack View Post

            Ryan

            There is no course or seminar which shows more than these retail arbitrage or couponing because the person knows more than this is too busy with his or her business on Amazon rather than coming up these STUPID WSOs.

            Jim Cockram is marketer who is more interested in how he can make from selling these $7 ebooks. If he knows all the secrets then who come he has to depend on income from these little ebooks.

            Lisa Suttora have not sold one single item on Amazon but claimed to be Amazon guru by selling these worthless ebooks. Ask her what has sold on Amazon or eBay.

            Skip McGrath build his business selling his affiliate links to so called GREAT wholesale sources.

            None of these people will show you REAL Amazon or eBay account but all theory just like all WSOs here. People who sell REAL on Amazon or eBay and make REAL money don't have time to browse these forums and try to sell $7 ebooks claiming the world.
            Yeah, I've been online since early 2005 and watched the product launches of 2006-2008 and all the crap that it produced. I checked out of all the email lists so I haven't been paying attention, but it will always just amaze me at how people sell themselves out to make a few bucks. I just happen to read another FBA product thread here on the WF that sold a bunch of copies. Someone asks if the product creator has sold successfully and, if you read between the lines, it basically sounds like they fiddled around with it...but probably weren't that successful.

            I guess I just expect more outta people. I consider myself an FBA novice, but have sold over $270K in products thru FBA this year (mostly "private label", but a lot of other products). Maybe I should sell my system
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          • Profile picture of the author Jim Cockrum
            Originally Posted by blackjack View Post

            Ryan

            Jim Cockram is marketer who is more interested in how he can make from selling these $7 ebooks. If he knows all the secrets then who come he has to depend on income from these little ebooks.

            ...None of these people will show you REAL Amazon or eBay account but all theory just like all WSOs here. People who sell REAL on Amazon or eBay and make REAL money don't have time to browse these forums and try to sell $7 ebooks claiming the world.
            Actually my eBay and Amazon accounts are public knowledge & my students reference them frequently (as do Skip's -I'm not as familiar with Lisa). I have a full-time staff running my eBay/Amazon businesses out of a house we rent near my home. I don't teach anything that I'm not already profitably using myself in my own biz's.

            We have stacks (literally over 1,000 at this point) of testimonials from people we've helped get started running successful online businesses. There are millions of people who need reliable advice and assistance with the basics. My forums are buzzing with successful students helping newbies.

            On eBay I'm ID "CESNEWS" as well as on Amazon <-Been sharing that info for years (nearly a decade actually)

            I can certainly understand your skepticism in regards to "experts" these days b/c of all the garbage out there, but I thought I'd at least point out the factual errors in your statements.
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  • Profile picture of the author malia
    I don't think you will find what you're looking for unless you can find a mastermind.

    You are right, MOST FBA courses focus on retail arbitrage. There is an FBA forum, but a lot of them arbitrage as well. There is the Amazon course from Matt Clark and that other guy, that is opening up again, but it seems like they hold back on the good stuff (becuase you probably already know the basics of what they teach). It's 3 grand and there are other threads in the WF about it.

    I would suggest trying to find a mastermind group, LMK if you find one. I think when you get to THIS level, it's hard to find courses, because most courses are basic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Silas Hart
    A lot of guys that typically sell courses don't have a good amount of FBA experience - and they usually get called out on it pretty quick... so that's why you don't find a lot of FBA courses or even information out there because its something thats pretty obvious when you start sending in inventory yourself and run into small roadblocks and have questions.

    FBA is good for people that have a business model that FBA works with - and not everyone does, and many people pay way more into FBA than FBA pays them but because they still receive payments, they assume they are always making a profit. For example, people will send in a box of items and 40% of their items sell within 30-40 days, and if they sent in a large volume of items, they are happy they made the sales and made money in a relatively labor-free way. With 60% of their inventory remaining at Amazon for another month, they sell 10% more though out the month and are again happy they made some sales. (By this, I mean they have sold 50% of the the things they sent in) - At this point, they usually send in more stuff - but in the end, they have a lot of items sitting in storage collecting dust and costing fees each month, and even cost money to be thrown away. In the end, they don't really make as much as they expect.

    For example, people send in stuff like this:
    Using FBA for these kinds of items is not the way to go.
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    • Profile picture of the author JDSalinger
      Originally Posted by Silas Hart View Post

      A lot of guys that typically sell courses don't have a good amount of FBA experience - and they usually get called out on it pretty quick... so that's why you don't find a lot of FBA courses or even information out there because its something thats pretty obvious when you start sending in inventory yourself and run into small roadblocks and have questions.

      FBA is good for people that have a business model that FBA works with - and not everyone does, and many people pay way more into FBA than FBA pays them but because they still receive payments, they assume they are always making a profit. For example, people will send in a box of items and 40% of their items sell within 30-40 days, and if they sent in a large volume of items, they are happy they made the sales and made money in a relatively labor-free way. With 60% of their inventory remaining at Amazon for another month, they sell 10% more though out the month and are again happy they made some sales. (By this, I mean they have sold 50% of the the things they sent in) - At this point, they usually send in more stuff - but in the end, they have a lot of items sitting in storage collecting dust and costing fees each month, and even cost money to be thrown away. In the end, they don't really make as much as they expect.

      For example, people send in stuff like this:
      Thrift Store Finds To Sell on eBay and Amazon Make Money | Dancing with Grannies - YouTube
      Using FBA for these kinds of items is not the way to go.
      50% seems pretty high. I would think most people are turning over the majority of their inventory in 3 months if they are selecting products with a good rank. Obviously, some items like certain books can take longer to sell but the people should know that going in.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ryan David
      Originally Posted by Silas Hart View Post

      A lot of guys that typically sell courses don't have a good amount of FBA experience - and they usually get called out on it pretty quick... so that's why you don't find a lot of FBA courses or even information out there because its something thats pretty obvious when you start sending in inventory yourself and run into small roadblocks and have questions.

      FBA is good for people that have a business model that FBA works with - and not everyone does, and many people pay way more into FBA than FBA pays them but because they still receive payments, they assume they are always making a profit. For example, people will send in a box of items and 40% of their items sell within 30-40 days, and if they sent in a large volume of items, they are happy they made the sales and made money in a relatively labor-free way. With 60% of their inventory remaining at Amazon for another month, they sell 10% more though out the month and are again happy they made some sales. (By this, I mean they have sold 50% of the the things they sent in) - At this point, they usually send in more stuff - but in the end, they have a lot of items sitting in storage collecting dust and costing fees each month, and even cost money to be thrown away. In the end, they don't really make as much as they expect.

      For example, people send in stuff like this:
      Thrift Store Finds To Sell on eBay and Amazon Make Money | Dancing with Grannies - YouTube
      Using FBA for these kinds of items is not the way to go.
      Yeah, that video is exactly like the stuff I was seeing as far as courses go. From what I've seen, Matt Clark's system is the only one that seemed halfway decent. But I still doubt I would pay money for that course because I think most people could figure it out by spending a little time (which they would have to anyways) by going thru the progression of selling on amazon. Playing around with it is the only way you're going to be able to spot opportunities. Take your $3500 and use that as a testing budget and you will, organically, figure all this stuff out.

      But a few pointers:

      1) I think people underestimate the sales bump that you get by converting a product from merchant-fulfilled to FBA. So test out finding a product that doesn't rank that well and sending inventory to Amazon. In some cases, you'll double the sales even if the price is the same. Much easier than trying to win the buy box.
      2) In the "real world", there are product leaders and followers. But in some cases, on Amazon the "off brands" are actually the leaders due to the fact that the product is stocked in the warehouse and, thus, has more reviews. That should be a lesson to you as you move forward.
      3) Clearly, private-labeling products is the crux of the course...and it is the best way to make money on Amazon. What happens with typical listings is that you send inventory to amazon, you get some sales, others see that and then copy you, and then your margins take a hit. With private labeling, it's your product so nobody else should be able to list it. This also gives you more latitude with getting reviews to your product. You can price the product low for a period of time, build up reviews (thru automation), and then you'll slowly rise thru the ranks. Once you're established, the rich get richer. More sales=more reviews. More reviews=more sales.

      Once you get to a certain point with a private label product, you can't be stopped. I have more reviews for my PL products than products that have Top 50 rankings in top-level categories. What does that mean? It means that if you have 300 reviews and your competitor has 25, you can command a higher price.

      When all this starts to happen, you can start to squeeze others because your volume is higher. You have the data to support the sales so you can go to the vendor and ask for bigger discounts. And a huge cost, shipping TO amazon, is reduced because the big cost is getting them to pick it up in the first place....after that it levels off as you add more.
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      • Profile picture of the author mwagbe
        You seem to know quite a lot! I'd love it if you would help me find my way in the Amazon Jungle! I want to do private labeling and FBA and have a product in mind. I wanted to buy ASM but $3500 out the box for a new venture is something I can't afford to do. I will have to learn this on my own and my ready to do that but some guidance would be great! I'd love to talk to you about the product I'd like to try and get your take on it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Noel2010
    I agree with the OP. I can't believe that these courses are telling us to go to garage sales and goodwill stores and then send these to Amazon. Really?!

    Ryan, you seem to have some experience doing this. Maybe you should start a course. "sold over $270K in products thru FBA this year (mostly "private label", but a lot of other products). "

    I have been following Jim since his early days on eBay. Remember ebay Live Orlando? That's a long time ago. I respect his info and he knows about this stuff and he has many people in his membership site doing FBA.

    I was looking into going back to surplus products or use liquidation dot com.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ryan David
      Originally Posted by Noel2010 View Post

      I agree with the OP. I can't believe that these courses are telling us to go to garage sales and goodwill stores and then send these to Amazon. Really?!

      Ryan, you seem to have some experience doing this. Maybe you should start a course. "sold over $270K in products thru FBA this year (mostly "private label", but a lot of other products). "

      I have been following Jim since his early days on eBay. Remember ebay Live Orlando? That's a long time ago. I respect his info and he knows about this stuff and he has many people in his membership site doing FBA.

      I was looking into going back to surplus products or use liquidation dot com.
      Seriously....in the Jim C. course, one of the larger webinar series had a guy that was supposed to be some FBA genius. And as far as I can tell, he basically went around to Target buying stuff on sale and then selling it on Amazon. He also became a "coupon engineer" and was able to save even more by putting his purchases on credit cards with points. The webinar host asked if he got any special treatment at stores like this and he said something along the lines of "Yeah, sometimes the manager will ring me up or they will open a register up for me" WTF???

      I wouldn't say I know that much, but after seeing the content out there, I think I might be close to a huge LAUNCH BABY!!!!!

      I think in that more expensive course, there is probably a little bit more steak, but there is a whole TON of sizzle along with it. I think, based on my experience, their system is valid...but I don't see how they are justifying the $3500 price tag. There were even certain aspects of their process that they alluded to in the video where I thought "They are doing $3M/year and they are doing it like that!!"

      They are right though, private label stuff is the holy grail on Amazon. But I don't think there is too much of a secret to actually making it happen.

      1) Find "generic" product that sells.
      2) Find manufacturer for that product.
      3) Sell product, generate reviews.
      4) Lower cost of goods by going overseas and buying larger quantities.

      Sure, I'm simplifying some steps, but it's not that hard if you have your eyes open. Finding the manufacturer is, potentially ,the hardest part. But realistically, you just need to prove your concept early-on. If you want to sell boomerangs under my private label, you could start by just going to a manufacturer that makes generic boomerangs and stick your product in a bag and call it your own. Once you start selling, you look for a cheaper manufacturer.
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  • Profile picture of the author malia
    There was also one where a guy (it may be the same guy) had different people scouting for him on commission.

    I think to each his/her own and that's a valid way to go about it, and while technically it is a business, you haven't built an asset with value that you then can sell.

    I think scouting is great for those who aren't able to get in any other way, but yeah, a LOT of it focuses on scouting or online shopping arbitrage.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ryan David
      Originally Posted by malia View Post

      There was also one where a guy (it may be the same guy) had different people scouting for him on commission.

      I think to each his/her own and that's a valid way to go about it, and while technically it is a business, you haven't built an asset with value that you then can sell.

      I think scouting is great for those who aren't able to get in any other way, but yeah, a LOT of it focuses on scouting or online shopping arbitrage.

      Scouting for someone else is a terrible, TERRIBLE idea. One of the things that people don't realize is that it's not THAT much risk in selling on Amazon FBA. If you find a product that would work on FBA, then you should just go for it.

      I think if people just would take the plunge and send something into FBA, they'd be SHOCKED at how fast the stuff sells. Sure, the gurus will scare you into thinking that you will sit on the inventory for a long time if you do it wrong, but Amazon sells so much stuff that you can liquidate very easily.

      I can putz around amazon right now and find tons of stuff that is priced at $20 that I could sell for a $3/profit per unit. The question is if it's worth my time to putz around with it. But you play around with sending stuff like that in and see how it works out. That's the best education that you can get. Sometimes your competition will run out of inventory and you'll have a window where you can jack up the price to $30 and get a little extra money out. Sometimes it's tight where you have to sell for $19.99 and be elbowing competition out of the way. But worst case scenario, you can always blow the inventory out and come out at even or a small loss.

      I just found a product now that has 10 reviews on amazon, no prime sellers, and lists for $120 (shipping included) as the lowest price. My cost is $75 so if I buy 5 of them it would be $375 plus $25 shipping to get them to amazon. If I price it at $119.99, I'd net $99.52 on the sale. I deduct my $75 cost plus $5 shipping and I wind up with $19.52 profit on the sale. That's a ROI of 25% and I guarantee that all 5 of them will sell quickly.

      In fact, you might be better off going after products that are above that $25 sweet spot because a lot of people aren't willing to dump money into products that cost too much, but the margin may be better there.

      That's the way I'd get started because at least you're learning how the entire process works and you're seeing how quickly things sell. Once you've got that down, you're closer to narrowing things down to a product that you could private label.

      "Private Labeling" probably sounds fancy dancy, but it can be very rudimentary. There are certain products that people just stock up on and are willing to buy 5 of them, as opposed to 1. Well, you can just package an existing product into a set of 5 and list it under a new listing. It's not the best way to private label, but it would separate you from the competition. The upside of this approach is that amazon charges less fees for shipping 1 product as opposed to 5.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ryan David
    ***After speaking with Jim, I will retract my statement about him selling my phone number as it appears he doesn't have any connection with Dave Lindahl***

    Having said that, I will say that I find the continued follow-up by his sales team to be a little overkill. Sure, they might be "checking in" to see how I like the course....but 3 phone calls within 7 days is way way way too much.
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    • Profile picture of the author kenslog
      Just reading the Amazon Help carefully would be the best choice, buddy
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    • Profile picture of the author mwagbe
      Laura,
      You'll find that most everyone here in the WF already knows about ASM. Maybe you didn't read my entire post but I am looking for an alternative to ASM as I don't have $3500 for an 8 week course at the moment. My question is asking about a less expensive route to learning FBA. Thanks for your reply but I have to keep looking. I wish you the best with your ASM business!
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      • Profile picture of the author 658
        Originally Posted by mwagbe View Post

        Laura,
        You'll find that most everyone here in the WF already knows about ASM. Maybe you didn't read my entire post but I am looking for an alternative to ASM as I don't have $3500 for an 8 week course at the moment. My question is asking about a less expensive route to learning FBA. Thanks for your reply but I have to keep looking. I wish you the best with your ASM business!
        There is a new course that can take you through the whole route to learning FBA and beyond (just like ASM). It is a 6 weeks training with very powerful software and other resources to go with it.

        You will learn arbitrate just like in ASM but in this course it is not encouraged. You only use it for testing purposes to see if your product will actually convert before you stock and start promoting. You will learn about private labeling and FBA.

        Here is a sneak preview of what you will learn:
        Week 1: Running traffic to test if your idea will work
        Week 2: If your idea is viable create your estore on Shopify
        Week 3: Traffic secrets revealed
        Week 4: Funnels that make things super profitable revealed
        Week 5: Amazon FBA
        Week 6: Turning your Amazon store into a beast

        Actually, this is more of an implementation system than a mere course.
        If you have time you can check out this webinar replay to learn more:

        Here it is : ASM Alternative

        P.S. The cost is more pocket friendly at $497 one time payment without any OTO's.
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        • Profile picture of the author tisthereason
          This is the Tanner Larson course. I bought it last Monday. I got my username and password. I got on the site but could not get any of the content. It kept giving me a notice that I have to be a member to get content.

          I have sent several emails daily since and I am getting no answers from them.

          Now today, the site will not even come up. Tells me problem with server.

          I guess it is refund time.

          JJ
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          • Profile picture of the author tisthereason
            So ASM alternative is no good!
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            • Profile picture of the author mwagbe
              Wow - I'm sorry that happened to you. There's nothing worse than being excited and anxious about something and then not being able to access what you paid your hard earned money for!!! Talk about de-motivating!

              I did infact find a course and I have actually been receiving some initial info on from the guy who created it! You may have heard of him, his name is Jim Cockrum and he's considered the most trusted marketer on the internet. He is the creator of the PAC (Proven Amazon Course) which sells for $247.00. Everything I read about it or him is 99% positive. As I said, he is already responsive and I haven't even purchased the program yet. I found him through a review that I read on 3 or 4 FBA courses written by Jordan Malik - someone else who is considered to be an honest, upstanding kind of reviewer (Honest Online Selling). I do a lot of due diligence and feel really good about Mr. Cockrum.

              Again though sorry for your frustration. I hope everything works out for you and that you can get your money back without too much of a hassle.

              Regards
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              • Profile picture of the author tisthereason
                Thanks for your kind remarks. I checked out Jim's course a couple days ago but I have to consider the money I already spent first.

                On a good note. I did finally get a response from tanner's course and the 6 figure store training with stocked shop this Saturday morning.

                I can now get on and I am busy checking the training modules out to make sure I continue to get access. Looks very good so far. If they deliver what they promised in the sales video it will be well worth it.

                I will let you know how it goes. I will post about my progress in the future.

                Thanks
                JJ
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                • Profile picture of the author Importexport
                  Profit begins with buying. For sure you need to know how to sell the products, and that is not my field, but I do know how to safely source direct from genuine manufacturers in China and other countries at prices that most would only dream about.

                  Why work for peanuts trying to sell something with the low profit margins so often quoted on WF?

                  I have emails and there are posts on the forum from people who have been astounded at the profit margins they have made by buying small quantities direct from real manufacturers in China and other overseas countries.

                  One post reported buying a product in China for $1 spending another $1 on packaging, and selling for $25. You won't get that sort of margin on a regular basis with secure supply lines by retail arbitrage or by buying from wholesalers.
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                  • Profile picture of the author snakeyes37
                    Originally Posted by Importexport View Post

                    Profit begins with buying. For sure you need to know how to sell the products, and that is not my field, but I do know how to safely source direct from genuine manufacturers in China and other countries at prices that most would only dream about.

                    Why work for peanuts trying to sell something with the low profit margins so often quoted on WF?

                    I have emails and there are posts on the forum from people who have been astounded at the profit margins they have made by buying small quantities direct from real manufacturers in China and other overseas countries.

                    One post reported buying a product in China for $1 spending another $1 on packaging, and selling for $25. You won't get that sort of margin on a regular basis with secure supply lines by retail arbitrage or by buying from wholesalers.

                    So is your information for importing only useful for private labeling or can it also be applied to items that are already being sold?
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                    • Profile picture of the author Importexport
                      Originally Posted by snakeyes37 View Post

                      So is your information for importing only useful for private labeling or can it also be applied to items that are already being sold?
                      I think the majority of my book users import generic products for resale on eBay and Amazon as well as on their own eCommerce sites.

                      Others have special orders made with modifications to generic products.

                      I know there are quite a few who are private labeling as well.

                      So far, my book is being used by people in 35 countries.
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        • Profile picture of the author Dante Galahad
          the link is dead are you referring to Drop Shipping LIfestyle if thats what your link is, because it sound familiar with what i read on DSL website.
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        • Profile picture of the author Dante Galahad
          Can anyone tell me if any of you also had an experience with these following course please thank you

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  • Originally Posted by Ryan David View Post

    I've been selling on Amazon since 2011 and FBA since around Feb of 2013. I'm looking for some things to try that may be escaping me so I'm looking for, I guess, an "advanced" course for people don't need convincing that FBA is a good money maker.

    I purchased Jim Cockram's course, but I guess I didn't find anything that interesting. A lot of it was devoted to "hustling" for products to sell at thrift shops and using coupons to buy products at retail stores. I don't doubt that you can make some money doing things like that, but that's a bootstrapping strategy (at best). The private label section of the FBA course kinda seemed like something that might have some good info, but again, it was very surface level if you've already been doing FBA.

    Any ideas?
    Use Eglim to perform market research on Amazon.
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    Following :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author ZanyZebra
    Originally Posted by Ryan David View Post

    I've been selling on Amazon since 2011 and FBA since around Feb of 2013. I'm looking for some things to try that may be escaping me so I'm looking for, I guess, an "advanced" course for people don't need convincing that FBA is a good money maker.

    I purchased Jim Cockram's course, but I guess I didn't find anything that interesting. A lot of it was devoted to "hustling" for products to sell at thrift shops and using coupons to buy products at retail stores. I don't doubt that you can make some money doing things like that, but that's a bootstrapping strategy (at best). The private label section of the FBA course kinda seemed like something that might have some good info, but again, it was very surface level if you've already been doing FBA.

    Any ideas?
    Ryan, i'm not sure if this is still relevant. The stream you started has just re-appeared.

    You've been around the block a few times and have a good grasp of amazon, private labelling and FBA. I know that you are already aware of the ASM course (it has been updated and significantly extended in ASM6) and it's focus on the private labelling approach.

    Your skills and experience mean that much of the course will not be relevant to you (although some of the most recent strategies and methods might be). However because of your particular experience and success I can wholeheartedly recommend joining for the ASM community alone.

    There are many of us who are 6 figure a month earners (some now with 7 figures a month) who mastermind and deal directly with the more relevant issues you mention.

    If you want to message me privately about it i'm happy to do so.

    Good luck with your ventures.
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  • Profile picture of the author miamifba
    I'm a big fan of Josh over at Passion Into Paychecks - Follow along as I turn my Passion into my Paychecks from niche sites, Amazon FBA, website investing and more!

    For the record, I have ZERO affiliation with him...I just like his content and all his content is free.
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  • Profile picture of the author DWaters
    [QUOTE=Ryan David;8533877
    I purchased Jim Cockram's course, but I guess I didn't find anything that interesting. A lot of it was devoted to "hustling" for products to sell at thrift shops and using coupons to buy products at retail stores. I don't doubt that you can make some money doing things like that, but that's a bootstrapping strategy (at best). The private label section of the FBA course kinda seemed like something that might have some good info, but again, it was very surface level if you've already been doing FBA.

    Any ideas?[/QUOTE]


    From what you wrote I expect that you may not have gone threw the entire Proven Amazon Course. While the topic you mention are discussed the course offers so much more. In fact it offers more all the time as new sections and topics are regularly added. If you are looking for information on private label, wholesaling, importing, etc it is part of the course.
    Also the forum is very useful and you can get your questions answered there by experienced FBA seller.
    You may find it helpful to give it a second look.
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  • Profile picture of the author Importexport
    The OP wrote his original and follow up posts nearly 3 years ago. A lot has changed since then, but even back in 2013 the course contained a whole lot more than the small section Ryan David wrote about.

    From what I have seen, Jim Cockrum's Proven Amazon Course has been expanded considerably since then.

    I agree with DWaters that Ryan David must have only read a very small part of the course. In his follow up posts he talks about his already great expertise so I wonder why he bothered to buy a course to teach him anything.

    Walter Hay
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    • Profile picture of the author Jim Cockrum
      Originally Posted by Importexport View Post


      From what I have seen, Jim Cockrum's Proven Amazon Course has been expanded considerably since then.

      I agree with DWaters that Ryan David must have only read a very small part of the course. In his follow up posts he talks about his already great expertise so I wonder why he bothered to buy a course to teach him anything.

      Walter Hay
      You are correct Walter- a team of over 30 successful entrepreneurs are constantly updating and improving that course! It's never been better. It's the gold standard of creative Amazon selling strategies.
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